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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, 2019 through May 31, 2020

First Year (Class of 2023)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation July 31 – August 2, 2019 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2019 Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 5, 2019 Monday
Labor Day September 2, 2019 Monday
Fall Break October 7-8, 2019 Monday to Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 27 – December 1, 2019 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 13, 2019 Friday
Winter Break December 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 6, 2020 Monday
MLK Day January 20, 2020 Monday
Spring Break March 30 – April 3, 2020 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 15, 2020 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2022)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 5, 2019 Monday
Labor Day September 2, 2019 Monday
Fall Break October 7-8, 2019 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 27 – December 1, 2019 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 13, 2019 Friday
Winter Break December 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 6, 2020 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 7-8, 2020 Tuesday to Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 9, 2020 Thursday
MLK Day January 20, 2020 Monday
Classes End (Spring)1 February 28, 2020 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 29 – April 6, 2020 Saturday to Monday
Last Day to Take Step 1 April 6, 2020 Monday
Phase 2 Begins April 7, 2020 Tuesday

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)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 2 Begins April 8, 2019 Monday
Memorial Day May 27, 2019 Monday
Independence Day July 4, 2019 Thursday
Labor Day September 2, 2019 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 28 – December 1, 2019 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 21, 2019 – January 1, 2020 Saturday to Wednesday
MLK Day January 20, 2020 Monday
Phase 3 Begins April 1, 2020 Wednesday
Memorial Day May 25, 2020 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2020)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins April 8, 2019 Monday
Memorial Day May 27, 2019 Monday
Independence Day July 4, 2019 Thursday
Thanksgiving Break November 28 – December 1, 2019 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020 Tuesday to Wednesday
IUSM Graduation Ceremony May 15, 2020 Friday
Memorial Day May 25, 2020 Monday

 

April 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021

First Year (Class of 2024)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation August 5-7, 2020 Wednesday to Friday
White Coat Ceremony August 7, 2020 Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 10, 2020 Monday
Labor Day September 7, 2020 Monday
Fall Break October 12-13, 2020 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 25-29, 2020 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 18, 2020 Friday
Winter Break December 19, 2020 – January 10, 2021 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 11, 2021 Monday
MLK Day January 18, 2021 Monday
Spring Break April 5-9, 2021 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 21, 2021 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2023)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 10, 2020 Monday
Labor Day September 7, 2020 Monday
Fall Break October 12-13, 2020 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 25-29, 2020 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 18, 2020 Friday
Winter Break December 19, 2020 – January 10, 2021 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 11, 2021 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 12-13, 2021 Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 14, 2021 Thursday
MLK Day January 18, 2021 Monday
Classes End (Spring) February 26, 2021 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 27, 2021 – April 6, 2021 Saturday to Tuesday
Last Day to Take Step 1 April 6, 2021 Tuesday
Phase 2 Begins April 7, 2021 Wednesday

 

Third Year (Class of 2022)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 2 Begins April 7, 2020 Tuesday
Memorial Day May 25, 2020 Monday
Independence Day July 3, 2020 Friday
Labor Day September 7, 2020 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 26 – 29, 2020 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 19, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Saturday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 18, 2021 Monday
Phase 3 Begins May 3, 2021 Monday
Memorial Day May 31, 2021 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2021)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins April 1, 2020 Wednesday
Memorial Day May 25, 2020 Monday
Independence Day July 3, 2020 Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 26 – 29, 2020 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 24, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Thursday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 18, 2021 Monday
Match Day March 19, 2021 Friday
IUSM Graduation Ceremony TBD TBD
Memorial Day May 31, 2021 Monday

 

April 1, 2021 through May 30, 2022

First Year (Class of 2025)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation August 4-6, 2021 Wednesday to Friday
White Coat Ceremony August 6, 2021 Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 9, 2021 Monday
Labor Day September 6, 2021 Monday
Fall Break October 11-12, 2021 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 24-28, 2021 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 17, 2021 Friday
Winter Break December 18, 2021 – January 9, 2022 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 10, 2022 Monday
MLK Day January 17, 2022 Monday
Spring Break April 4-8, 2022 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 20, 2022 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2024)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 9, 2021 Monday
Labor Day September 6, 2021 Monday
Fall Break October 11-12, 2021 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 24-28, 2021 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 17, 2021 Friday
Winter Break December 18, 2021– January 9, 2022 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 10, 2022 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 11-12, 2022 Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 13, 2022 Thursday
MLK Day January 17, 2022 Monday
Classes End (Spring) February 25, 2022 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 26, 2022– April 10, 2022 Saturday to Sunday
Last Day to Take Step 1 April 10, 2022 Sunday
Phase 2 Begins April 11, 2022 Monday

 

Third Year (Class of 2023)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 2 Begins April 12, 2021 Monday
Orientation to Clerkships April 12, 2021 Monday
Courses Begin April 13, 2021 Tuesday
Memorial Day May 31, 2021 Monday
Independence Day July 5, 2021 (campus holiday) Monday
Labor Day September 6, 2021 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 25 – 28, 2021 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 21, 2021– January 2, 2022 Tuesday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 17, 2022 Monday
Phase 3 Begins May 2, 2022 Monday
Memorial Day May 30, 2022 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2022)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins May 3, 2021 Monday
Memorial Day May 31, 2021 Monday
Independence Day July 5, 2021 (campus holiday) Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 25 – 28, 2021 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 24, 2021– January 2, 2022 Friday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 17, 2022 Monday
Match Day March 18, 2022 Friday
IUSM Graduation Ceremony TBD TBD
Memorial Day May 30, 2022 Monday