Academic Dates 2018/2019

2018

April

Monday, 2 Classes begin, Dentistry Qualifying Summer Program
Monday, 9 Classes end, Law

Wednesday, 11

Exams begin, Law

Friday, 20 Last day of classes before exams Dentistry Qualifying Program, Dentistry (3rd year), Dental Hygiene (1st and 2nd year), Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Exams end, Law (first year)
Monday, 23

Exams begin, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene

Wednesday, 25

Exams begin, Dentistry (3rd year), Qualifying Program (1st year), Dental Hygiene

Friday, 27

Exams end, Law (second and third year)
End of Medicine Clerkship, Class of 2018

Monday, 30

Exams end, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene

May

Friday, 4

Exams end, Dentistry (3rd year), Qualifying Program (1st year), Dental Hygiene (1st and 2nd year)
Classes end, Dentistry (4th year)

Monday, 7                      Classes begin, Dental Hygiene (1st year)
Friday, 11 Convocation (Faculty of Agriculture)
Friday, 18 Classes end, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)
Monday, 21 Victoria Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Tuesday, 22

Exams begin, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)
Classes begin, Dentistry (4th year)

Friday, 25 End of year, Medicine (first and second year)
Monday, 28 -
Saturday, June 2       
Spring Convocations
Thursday, 31 Exams end, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)

June

Friday, 1 Application deadline, Dentistry Qualifying Program
Friday, 15 Online application (Section 1) opens, Medicine
Thursday, 21 Last day to register PGY (all years), without late fee
Friday, 29 Classes end, Dental Hygiene (1st year)

July

Sunday, 1 Last day to apply to graduate in fall
Monday, 2 University closed in lieu of Canada Day
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Postgrad Medicine academic year begins
Tuesday, 3 - 13 Orientation, Dentistry Grad Perio 1st year (students not in clinic)
Classes end, Dentistry Grad Perio 2nd year
Wednesday, 4 Supplemental and special examinations begin, Law
Friday, 13

Classes end, Dentistry (4th year)
Dentistry Clinic Summer Closure (all clinics)

Monday, 16 Supplemental and special examinations end, Law
Tuesday, 31 Last day to apply to Medicine - online application (Section 1) closes, Transcript submission deadline

August

Monday, 6 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Friday, 10 Classes end, Dentistry Qualifying Summer Program
Last date to write the MCAT for the 2018-2019 Medicine application cycle
Wednesday, 15 Classes begin, Dentistry IMU
Monday, 20

Classes begin, Dentistry (4th year)
Dentistry Clinic reopens

Friday, 24

Classes end, IMU

Monday, 27

Classes begin, Dentistry (1st, 2nd and 3rd year), Qualifying Program, Dental Hygiene (1st & 2nd year)
Classes begin, Medicine (first and second year)
Classes begin, Medicine Clerkship (third year - Class of 2020)

September

Monday, 3 Labour Day - University closed
Tuesday, 4

Orientation begins, first year Law
Classes begin, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Grad Perio (1st, 2nd and 3rd)
Deadline to submit Section 2 of the online application, deadline to pay application processing fee, Medicine

Wednesday, 5                  Classes begin, second and third year Law
Sunday, 16 Last day to add or drop fall term and full-year classes without a ‘W’, Medicine Clerkship (third year - Class of 2019)

October

Monday, 1 - Tuesday, 2               Fall Convocations
Monday, 8                 Thanksgiving Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine Clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Friday, 12 Application deadline Paediatric General Practice Dental Residency Program and
Dentistry General Practice Residency Program

November

Monday, 12 - Friday, 16 Fall Study Week (Classes resume Monday, 19 - Law)
(does not apply to programs in the Faculty of Dentistry or the Faculty of Medicine)
Monday, 12              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, 28 Early Application Deadline (Law)

December

Saturday, 1 Application deadline, Dentistry
Last day to apply to graduate in Spring
Tuesday, 4 Classes end, Law
Wednesday, 5 Classes end, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Thursday, 6 Examinations and midterms begin, Law
Monday, 10 Exams begin, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Saturday, 15 Classes end, Medicine (first and second year)
Monday, 17 Midterms end, Law (first year)
Wednesday, 19 Exam end, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Thursday, 20 Examinations end, Law (second and third year)
Friday, 21 Classes end, Medicine (third year)
Friday, 28 Grades due for courses with formal exams

 

2019

January

Tuesday, 1 New Year's Day - University closed
Wednesday, 2 Classes resume, Medicine (first, second & third year)
Monday, 7 Classes resume, Law
Classes begin, winter term (regular session)
Classes begin, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Qualifying Program
Friday, 18 Last day to add or drop winter term classes without a ‘W’, Law

February

Friday, 1 Munro Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Monday, 4 Exams begin, Dentistry (4th year)
Last day to drop full-year classes with a "W", Law
Friday, 8 Exams end, Dentistry (4th year)
Monday, 18 Nova Scotia Heritage Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship)
Monday, 18 -  Friday, 22 Winter Study Week
(does not apply to Medicine)
Monday, 25 Classes Resume, Law
Thursday, 28 Final Application deadline, Law

March

Monday, 4 Classes begin, Dentistry Qualifying Summer Program
Monday, 11 - Friday, 15 Study break begins, Medicine (first and second year)
Friday, 15 Application deadline, Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Monday, 18 Classes resume, Medicine (first and second year)

April

Tuesday, 2

Application deadline, Dentistry Qualifying Program

Monday, 8 Classes end, Law
Tuesday, 9 Classes end, regular session unless otherwise indicated
Wednesday, 10 Examinations begin, Law
Thursday, 18 Classes end, Dentistry (3rd year), Qualifying Program (1st year), Dental Hygiene (1st and 2nd years), Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Friday, 19 Good Friday, University Closed
Monday, 22 Examinations end, Law (first year)
Exams begin, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Tuesday, 23 Exams begin, Dental Hygiene (2nd year)
Wednesday, 24 Exams begin, Dentistry (3rd year), Qualifying Program (1st year) and Dental Hygiene (1st year)
Friday, 26 Examinations end, Law (second and third year)
End of Medicine Clerkship, Class of 2019
Exams end, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene
Monday, 29 Exams end, Dental Hygiene (2nd year)

May

Friday, 3

Exams end, Dental Hygiene (1st year), Dentistry (3rd year), Qualifying Program (1st year)
Classes end Dentistry (4th year)

Grades due for courses with formal exams

Monday, 6 Classes begin, Dental Hygiene (1st year)
Friday, 17 Classes end, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)
Monday, 20 Victoria Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship)
Tuesday, 21 Classes begin, Dentistry (4th year)
Wednesday, 22 Exams begin, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)
Friday, 24 Classes end, Dentistry Grad Perio 3rd year
Monday, 27 - Saturday, June 1 Spring Convocations
Monday, 27 Classes end, Medicine (first and second year)
Friday, 31 Exams end, Dentistry (1st and 2nd year)

June

Saturday, 1 Application deadline, Dentistry Qualifying Program
Friday, 28 Classes end, Dental Hygiene (1st year)

July

Monday, 1 Postgrad Medicine Academic Year begins
Monday, 1 University closed in lieu of Canada Day
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Last day to apply to graduate in Fall without paying a fee
Wednesday, 3 Supplemental and Special exams begin, Law
Friday, 12 Classes end, Dentistry (4th year)
Monday, 15 Supplemental and Special exams end, Law
Friday, 26 Classes end, Dentistry Qualifying Summer Program

August

Monday, 5 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
(does not apply to Medicine clerkship and Post-grad residents)
Wednesday, 14 Classes begin, Dentistry IMU
Friday, 23 Classes end, Dentistry IMU