Academic Calendar

2023-2024 Academic Year

 

Summer II 2023

  • July 4 (Tuesday) – Independence Day (no classes)
  • July 5 (Wednesday) – MSCE New Student Orientation/First day of class for incoming students (see the summer course schedule for exact dates)
  • August 20 (Sunday) – Summer II classes end

Fall 2023

  • August 29 (Tuesday) – Fall classes begin (see the fall course schedule for exact dates)
  • September 4 (Monday) – Labor Day (no classes)
    Please note: The MSCE does not observe the Penn fall break in October
  • November 23 (Thursday) & November 24 (Friday) – Thanksgiving break (no classes)
  • December 19 (Tuesday) – Fall classes end

** There are NO Epidemiology classes between the end of Fall term and the start of Spring term **

Spring 2024

  • January 15 (Monday) – Martin Luther King Jr Day observed (no classes)
  • January 16 (Tuesday) – Spring classes begin (see the spring course schedule for exact dates)
  • March 4 (Monday) through March 8 (Friday) – Spring break (no classes)
  • May 1 (Wednesday) – Spring classes end
  • MILESTONE: April 25 (Thursday), April 26 (Friday) – Year 1 Students: Protocol Presentations
  • MILESTONE: May 6 (Monday) – May 8 (Wednesday) – Year 1 Students: Comprehensive Examination

Summer I 2024

  • May 21 (Tuesday) – Summer I classes begin (see the summer course schedule for exact dates)
  • May 27 (Monday) – Memorial Day (no classes)
  • June 19 (Wednesday) – Juneteenth (no classes)

 

2024-2025 Academic Year

 

Summer II 2024

  • July 4 (Thursday) – Independence Day (no classes)
  • July 8 (Monday) – MSCE New Student Orientation/First day of class for incoming students (see the summer course schedule for exact dates)
  • August 22 (Thursday) – Summer II classes end

Fall 2024

  • August 26 (Monday) – Fall classes begin (see the fall course schedule for exact dates)
  • September 2 (Monday) – Labor Day (no classes)
    Please note: The MSCE does not observe the Penn fall break in October
  • November 28 (Thursday) & November 29 (Friday) – Thanksgiving break (no classes)
  • December 5 (Thursday) – Fall classes end

** There are NO Epidemiology classes between the end of Fall term and the start of Spring term **

Spring 2025

  • January 15 (Wednesday) – Spring classes begin (see the spring course schedule for exact dates)
  • January 20 (Monday) – Martin Luther King Jr Day observed (no classes)
  • March 10 (Monday) through March 14 (Friday) – Spring break (no classes)
  • May TBA – Spring classes end
  • MILESTONE: April 24 (Thursday), April 25 (Friday), May 1 (Thursday), May 2 (Friday) – Year 1 Students: Protocol Presentations
  • MILESTONE: May 5 (Monday) – May 7 (Wednesday) – Year 1 Students: Comprehensive Examination

Summer I 2025

  • May 26 (Monday) – Memorial Day (no classes)
  • May TBA – Summer I classes begin (see the summer course schedule for exact dates)
  • June 19 (Thursday) – Juneteenth (no classes)

 

Last updated: 05/15/2024

Additional dates for current students are provided in the MSCE Program Hub (Canvas).