Academic Dates 2017/2018

2017

April

Saturday, 1 Application deadline, Dentistry Qualifying Program
Monday, 3 Classes begin, entering Dentistry Qualifying Program
Monday, 10 Classes end, Law
Wednesday, 12 Exams begin, Law
Friday, 14 Good Friday, University closed
Friday, 21 Last day of classes before exams Dentistry Qualifying Program, Dentistry (third year), Dental Hygiene
Monday, 24 Exams end, Law (first year), Examinations begin, Dental Hygiene
Wednesday, 26

Examinations begin in Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)
Exams end, Law (second and third year)
End of Medicine Clerkship, Class of 2017

May

Friday, 5

Exams end, Dental Hygiene
Classes end, Dentistry (fourth year)
Exams end, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)

Monday, 8 Classes resume. Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)
Friday, 12 Convocation (Faculty of Agriculture)
Friday, 19 Last day of classes, Dentistry (first and second year)
Monday, 22 Victoria Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Tuesday, 23 Examinations begin, Dentistry (first and second year)
Friday, 26 End of year, Medicine (first and second year)
Monday, 26 -
Saturday, June 3          
Spring Convocations
Wednesday, 31 Examinations end, Dentistry (first and second year)

June

Thursday, 15 Online application (Section 1) opens, Medicine
Thursday, 22 Last day to register PGY (all years), without late fee

July

Sunday, 2 Last day to apply to graduate in October
Monday, 3 University closed in lieu of Canada Day (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Postgrad Medicine academic year begins
Tuesday, 4 Supplemental and special examinations begin, Law
Monday, 17 Supplemental and special examinations end, Law
Last day to apply for supplemental examinations in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Supplemental examinations begin, Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Friday, 21

Last day of classes, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)

Monday, 31 Last day to apply to Medicine - online application (Section 1) closes, Transcript submission deadline

August

Monday, 7 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Friday, 4 Classes end Dentistry Qualifying Summer Program
Monday, 7 Supplemental examinations end, Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Saturday, 19 Last date to write the MCAT for the 2017-2018 Medicine application cycle
Monday, 21 Classes begin, Dentistry third and fourth year and Qualifying Program First year
Classes begin, Medicine (first and second year)
Monday, 28 Classes begin, Dentistry (first and second year) Diploma Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Classes begin, Medicine Clerkship (third year - Class of 2016)

September

Friday, 1 Deadline to submit Section 2 of the online application, deadline to pay application processing fee, Medicine
Monday, 4 Labour Day - University closed
Tuesday, 5 Orientation begins, first year Law
Wednesday, 6 Classes begin, second and third year Law
Sunday, 17 Last day to add or drop fall term and full-year classes without a ‘W’, Law
Classes end, Medicine Clerkship (third year - Class of 2018)

October

Monday, 2 - Tuesday, 3 Fall Convocations
Monday, 9 Thanksgiving Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine Clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Thursday, 12 Application deadline Paediatric General Practice Dental Residency Program and Dentistry General Practice Residency Program

November

Monday, 6 - Friday, 10   Study break (Classes resume Monday, 14 - Law) (does not apply to programs in the Faculty of Dentistry)
Monday, 13 University closed in lieu of Remembrance Day (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Last day to drop fall term classes with a "W", Law
Wednesday, 29 Early Application Deadline (Law)

December

Friday, 1 Application deadline, Dentistry
Last day to apply to graduate in May
Tuesday, 5 Classes end, Law
Thursday, 7 Examinations and midterms begin, Law
Friday, 8 Classes end, Medicine (first and second year)
Classes end, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Monday, 11 Examinations begin, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Monday, 18 Midterms end, Law (first year)
Wednesday, 20 Examinations end, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Thursday, 21 Examinations end, Law (second and third year)
Friday, 22 Classes end, Medicine (third year)

 

2018

January

Monday, 1 New Year's Day - University closed
Tuesday, 2 Classes resume, Medicine (first, second & third year)
Wednesday, 3 Classes resume, Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Monday, 8 Classes resume, Law
Classes begin, winter term (regular session)
Friday, 19 Last day to add or drop winter term classes without a ‘W’, Law

February

Friday, 2 Munro Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Monday, 5 Examinations begin, Dentistry (fourth year)
Last day to drop full-year classes with a "W", Law
Friday, 9 Examinations end, Dentistry (fourth year)
Monday, 19 Nova Scotia Heritage Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship)
Monday, 19 - Friday, 23 Study break (does not apply to Medicine)
Monday, 26 Classes Resume, Law
Wednesday, 28 Final Application deadline, Law

March

Monday, 12 Study break begins, Medicine (first and second year)
Thursday, 15 Application deadline, Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Monday, 19 Classes resume, Medicine (first and second year)
Friday, 30 Good Friday - University closed

April

Monday, 2

Classes begin, entering Dentistry Qualifying Program

Application deadline, Dentistry Qualifying Program

Monday, 9 Classes end, Law
Tuesday, 10 Classes end, regular session unless otherwise indicated
Wednesday, 11 Examinations begin, Law
Friday, 20 Last day of classes before exams, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year), Dental Hygiene
Examinations end, Law (first year)
Wednesday, 25 Examinations begin, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year) and Dental Hygiene
Friday, 27 Examinations end, Law (second and third year)
End of Medicine Clerkship, Class of 2017

May

Friday, 4 Examinations end, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)
Classes end Dentistry (fourth year)
Monday, 7 Classes resume Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year), Dental Hygiene (first year)
Friday, 11 Convocation (Faculty of Agriculture)
Friday, 18 Last day of classes, Dentistry (first and second year)
Monday, 21 Victoria Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship)
Tuesday, 22 Examinations begin, Dentistry (first and second year)
Friday, 25 End of Year, Medicine (first and second year)
Friday, 25 -
Saturday, June 2
Spring Convocations
Thursday, 31 Examinations end, Dentistry (first and second year)

June

Friday, 29 Last day of classes, Dental Hygiene (first year)

July

Sunday, 1 Postgrad Medicine Academic Year begins
Monday, 2 University closed in lieu of Canada Day
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Last day to apply to graduate in October without paying a fee
Wednesday, 4 Supplemental and Special exams begin, Law
Friday, 6 Supplemental exams begin, Dentistry
Friday, 13 Last day of classes, Dentistry (third year), Qualifying Program (first year)
Monday, 16 Supplemental and Special exams end, Law

August

Monday, 6 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed (does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)