Skip to main content
View important dates and events in the academic calendar for the MD program at IU School of Medicine. The calendar varies by stages of training.

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.

Jump to: 2024-2025 | 2025-2026 | 2026-2027

April 1, 2024 through May 31, 2025

First Year (Class of 2028)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation July 29–August 2, 2024 Monday to Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 5, 2024 Monday
Labor Day September 2, 2024 Monday
Fall Break October 10–11, 2024 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 27–December 1, 2024 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 13, 2024 Friday
Winter Break December 14, 2024–January 5, 2025 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 6, 2025 Monday
MLK Day January 20, 2025 Monday
Spring Break March 31–April 4, 2025 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 16, 2025 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2027)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 5, 2024 Monday
Labor Day September 2, 2024 Monday
Fall Break October 10–11, 2024 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 27–December 1, 2024 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 13, 2024 Friday
Winter Break December 14, 2024–January 5, 2025 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 6, 2025 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 7–8, 2025 Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 9, 2025 Thursday
MLK Day January 20, 2025 Monday
Classes End (Spring) February 21, 2025 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 22, 2025–April 2, 2025 Saturday to Wednesday
Last Day to Take Step 1 April 2, 2025 Wednesday
Phase 2 Begins April 10, 2025 Thursday
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis TBD TBD

 

Third Year (Class of 2026)
Activity Date Day(s)
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis April 11–12, 2024 Thursday and Friday
Phase 2 Begins April 15, 2024 Monday
Y3 White Coat Ceremony April 15, 2024 Monday
Memorial Day May 27, 2024 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2024 Wednesday
Independence Day July 4, 2024 Thursday
Labor Day September 2, 2024 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 27–December 1, 2024 Wednesday to Sunday
Winter Break December 21, 2024–January 1, 2025 Saturday to Wednesday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 20, 2025 Monday
Phase 3 Begins April 11, 2025 Thursday
Memorial Day May 26, 2025 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2025)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins April 24, 2024 Wednesday
Memorial Day May 27, 2024 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2024 Wednesday
Independence Day July 4, 2024 Thursday
Thanksgiving Break November 25–December 1, 2024 Monday to Sunday
Winter Break December 23, 2024–January 5, 2025 Monday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 20, 2025 Monday
Match Day March 21, 2025 Friday
Graduate Recognition TBD TBD
Memorial Day May 26, 2025 Monday

 

April 1, 2025 through May 31, 2026

First Year (Class of 2029)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation July 28– August 1, 2025 Monday to Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 4, 2025 Monday
Labor Day September 1, 2025 Monday
Fall Break October 9–10, 2025 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 26–30, 2025 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 12, 2025 Friday
Winter Break December 13, 2025–January 4, 2026 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 5, 2026 Monday
MLK Day January 19, 2026 Monday
Spring Break March 30–April 3, 2026 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 15, 2026 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2028)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 4, 2025 Monday
Labor Day September 1, 2025 Monday
Fall Break October 9–10, 2025 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 26–30, 2025 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 12, 2025 Friday
Winter Break December 13, 2025–January 4, 2026 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 5, 2026 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 6–7, 2026 Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 8, 2026 Thursday
MLK Day January 19, 2026 Monday
Classes End (Spring) February 20, 2026 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 21–April 1, 2026 Saturday to Wednesday
Last Day to Take Step 1 April 1, 2026 Wednesday
Phase 2 Begins April 9, 2026 Thursday
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis TBD TBD

  

Third Year (Class of 2027)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 2 Begins April 10, 2025 Thursday
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis TBD TBD
Memorial Day May 26, 2025 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2025 Thursday
Independence Day July 4, 2025 Friday
Labor Day September 1, 2025 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 25–30, 2025 Tuesday to Sunday
Winter Break December 19, 2025–January 1, 2026 Friday to Thursday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 19, 2026 Monday
Phase 3 Begins May 4, 2026 Monday
Memorial Day May 25, 2026 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2026)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins May 5, 2025 Monday
Memorial Day May 26, 2025 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2025 Thursday
Independence Day July 4, 2025 Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 24–30, 2025 Monday to Sunday
Winter Break December 22, 2025–January 4, 2026 Monday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 19, 2026 Monday
Match Day March 20, 2026 Friday
Graduate Recognition
TBD  
Memorial Day May 25, 2026 Monday


April 11, 2026 through May 31, 2027

First Year (Class of 2030)
Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation July 27– July 31, 2026 Monday to Friday
Classes Begin (Fall) August 3, 2026 Monday
Labor Day September 7, 2026 Monday
Fall Break October 8–9, 2026 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 25–29, 2026 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 11, 2026 Friday
Winter Break December 12, 2026–January 3, 2027 Saturday to Sunday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 4, 2027 Monday
MLK Day January 18, 2027 Monday
Spring Break March 29–April 2, 2027 Monday to Friday
Classes End (Spring) May 14, 2027 Friday

 

Second Year (Class of 2029)
Activity Date Day(s)
Classes Begin (Fall) August 3, 2026 Monday
Labor Day September 7, 2026 Monday
Fall Break October 8–9, 2026 Thursday and Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 25–29, 2026 Wednesday to Sunday
Classes End (Fall) December 11, 2026 Friday
Winter Break December 12, 2026–January 3, 2027 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 4, 2027 Monday
Step 1 Study Period and Prep Sessions January 5–6, 2027 Tuesday and Wednesday
Classes Begin (Spring) January 7, 2027 Thursday
MLK Day January 18, 2027 Monday
Classes End (Spring) February 19, 2027 Friday
Step 1 Study Period February 20–March 31, 2027 Saturday to Wednesday
Last Day to Take Step 1 March 31, 2027 Wednesday
Phase 2 Begins April 12, 2027 Monday
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis TBD TBD

  

Third Year (Class of 2028)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 2 Begins
April 13, 2026
Monday
White Coat Ceremony April 13, 2026 Monday
IPE (Y3 - Immersion 2) – Indianapolis TBD TBD
Memorial Day May 25, 2026 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2026 Friday
Independence Day July 4, 2026 Friday
Labor Day September 7, 2026 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 24–29, 2026 Tuesday to Sunday
Winter Break December 21, 2026–January 4, 2027 Friday to Thursday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 18, 2027 Monday
Phase 3 Begins May 3, 2027 Monday
Memorial Day May 25, 2027 Monday

 

Fourth Year (Class of 2027)
Activity Date Day(s)
Phase 3 Begins May 4, 2026 Monday
Memorial Day May 25, 2026 Monday
Juneteenth June 19, 2026 Friday
Independence Day July 4, 2026 Friday
Thanksgiving Break November 23–29, 2026 Monday to Sunday
Winter Break December 21, 2026–January 3, 2027 Monday to Sunday
MLK Day/Day of Service January 18, 2027 Monday
Match Day March 19, 2027 Friday
Graduate Recognition
TBD
Memorial Day May 25, 2027 Monday