MD Education Program

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the IU School of Medicine MD Program varies by stage of training. Items marked by an asterisks are days off for students rotating in electives. Students rotating in required clerkships or sub-internships may have clinical shifts on these holidays.

April 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019

First Year (Class of 2022)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Statewide OrientationAugust 1 – 3, 2018Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
White Coat CeremonyAugust 3, 2018Friday
Classes Begin (Fall)August 6, 2018Monday
Labor DaySeptember 3, 2018Monday
Fall BreakOctober 8 – 9, 2018Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 21 – 25, 2018Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 14, 2018Friday
Winter BreakDecember 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 7, 2019Monday
MLK DayJanuary 21, 2019Monday
Spring BreakApril 1-5, 2019Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring)May 17, 2019Friday
Second Year (Class of 2021)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Classes Begin (Fall)August 6, 2018Monday
Labor DaySeptember 3, 2018Monday
Fall BreakOctober 8 – 9, 2018Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 21 – 25, 2018Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 14, 2018Friday
Winter BreakDecember 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science ExamJanuary 7Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep SessionsJanuary 8-9, 2019Tuesday to Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 10, 2019Thursday
MLK DayJanuary 21, 2019Monday
Classes End (Spring)1March 1, 2019Friday
Step 1 Study PeriodMarch 2 – April 5, 2019Saturday to Friday
Last Day to Take Step 1April 6, 2019Saturday
Phase 2 BeginsApril 8, 2019Monday

1 – End of semester date accommodates potential cancellations due to adverse weather; expected last day is February 22. Remaining time can be used for Step 1 study.

Third Year (Class of 2020)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Phase 2 BeginsApril 9, 2018Monday
Memorial DayMay 28, 2018Monday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2018Wednesday
Labor DaySeptember 3, 2018Monday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 22 – 25, 2018Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 22, 2018 – January 1, 2019Friday to Monday
MLK DayJanuary 21, 2019Monday
Phase 3 BeginsApril 8, 2019Monday
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019Monday
Fourth Year (Class of 2019)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Rotations BeginJune 1, 2018Thursday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2018Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 22 – 25, 2018Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019Monday to Tuesday
Match DayMarch 15, 2019Friday
IUSM Graduation CeremonyMay 10, 2019Friday
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019Monday

April 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020

First Year (Class of 2023)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Statewide OrientationJuly 31 – August 2, 2019Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
White Coat CeremonyAugust 2, 2019Friday
Classes Begin (Fall)August 5, 2019Monday
Labor DaySeptember 2, 2019Monday
Fall BreakOctober 7-8, 2019Monday to Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 27 – December 1, 2019Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 13, 2019Friday
Winter BreakDecember 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 6, 2020Monday
MLK DayJanuary 20, 2020Monday
Spring BreakMarch 30 – April 3, 2020Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring)May 15, 2020Friday
Second Year (Class of 2022)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Classes Begin (Fall)August 5, 2019Monday
Labor DaySeptember 2, 2019Monday
Fall BreakOctober 7-8, 2019Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 27 – December 1, 2019Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 13, 2019Friday
Winter BreakDecember 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science ExamJanuary 6, 2020Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep SessionsJanuary 7-8, 2020Tuesday to Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 9, 2020Thursday
MLK DayJanuary 20, 2020Monday
Classes End (Spring)1February 28, 2020Friday
Step 1 Study PeriodFebruary 29 – April 3, 2020Saturday to Friday
Last Day to Take Step 1April 4, 2020Saturday
Phase 2 BeginsApril 6, 2020Monday

1 – End of semester date accommodates potential cancellations due to adverse weather; expected last day is February 21. Remaining time can be used for Step 1 study.

Third Year (Class of 2021)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Phase 2 BeginsApril 8, 2019Monday
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019Monday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2019Thursday
Labor DaySeptember 2, 2019Monday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 28 – December 1, 2019Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 21, 2019 – January 1, 2020Saturday to Wednesday
MLK DayJanuary 20, 2020Monday
Phase 3 BeginsApril 6, 2020Monday
Memorial DayMay 25, 2020Monday
Fourth Year (Class of 2020)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Phase 3 BeginsApril 8, 2019Monday
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019Monday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2019Thursday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 28 – December 1, 2019Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020Tuesday to Wednesday
IUSM Graduation CeremonyMay 15, 2020Friday
Memorial DayMay 25, 2020Monday

April 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021

First Year (Class of 2024)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Statewide OrientationAugust 5-7, 2020Wednesday to Friday
White Coat CeremonyAugust 7, 2020Friday
Classes Begin (Fall)August 10, 2020Monday
Labor DaySeptember 7, 2020Monday
Fall BreakOctober 12-13, 2020Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 25-29, 2020Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 18, 2020Friday
Winter BreakDecember 19, 2020 – January 10, 2021Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 11, 2021Monday
MLK DayJanuary 18, 2021Monday
Spring BreakApril 5-9, 2021Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring)May 21, 2021Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2023)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Classes Begin (Fall)August 10, 2020Monday
Labor DaySeptember 7, 2020Monday
Fall BreakOctober 12-13, 2020Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 25-29, 2020Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall)December 18, 2020Friday
Winter BreakDecember 19, 2020 – January 10, 2021Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science ExamJanuary 11, 2021Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep SessionsJanuary 12-13, 2021Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring)January 14, 2021Thursday
MLK DayJanuary 18, 2021Monday
Classes End (Spring)1February 26, 2021Friday
Step 1 Study PeriodFebruary 27, 2021 – April 2, 2021Saturday to Friday
Last Day to Take Step 1April 3, 2021Saturday
Phase 2 BeginsApril 5, 2021Monday

 

Third Year (Class of 2022)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Phase 2 BeginsApril 6, 2020Monday
Memorial DayMay 25, 2020Monday
Independence DayJuly 3, 2020Friday
Labor DaySeptember 7, 2020Monday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 26 – 29, 2020Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 19, 2020 – January 3, 2021Saturday to Sunday
MLK DayJanuary 18, 2021Monday
Phase 3 BeginsApril 5, 2021Monday
Memorial DayMay 31, 2021Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2021)
ActivityDateDay(s)
Phase 3 BeginsApril 6, 2020Monday
Memorial DayMay 25, 2020Monday
Independence DayJuly 3, 2020Friday
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 26 – 29, 2020Thursday to Sunday
Winter BreakDecember 24, 2020 – January 3, 2021Thursday to Sunday
Match DayMarch 19, 2021Friday
IUSM Graduation CeremonyTBDTBD
Memorial DayMay 31, 2021Monday