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 Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Mon, Aug 14

D1 Orientation

Mon, Aug 21

Fall Semester Begins

Mon, Sept 4

Labor Day (School Closed)

Mon, Oct 9 to Fri, Oct 13

BLOCK 1 Final Examinations (Clinics Open)

Mon, Oct 16

BLOCK 2 Courses Begin

Mon, Nov 20 to Wed, Nov 22

Fall Break (No Classes; Clinics Open)

Thur, Nov 23 to Fri, Nov 24

Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)

Fri, Dec 8

Fall Classes End

Mon, Dec 11 to Fri, Dec 15

BLOCK 2 Final Examinations (Clinics Open Until Winter Break)

Wed, Dec 20

December Diploma Date

Fri, Dec 22

Clinics Close D3 & D4 (5PM)

Mon, Dec 25 to Fri, Dec 29

Winter Break

Tues, Jan 2

Spring Semester Classes/Clinic Begins

Mon, Jan 15

MLK Day (Clinics Open; No didactic or pre-clinical classes)

Mon, Feb 19 to Fri, Feb 23

BLOCK 1 Final Examinations (Clinics Open)

Mon, Feb 26 to Fri, Mar 1

Spring Break (No Classes; Clinics Open)

Mon, Mar 4

BLOCK 2 Courses Begin

Fri, Apr 12

Spring Classes End

Mon, Apr 15 to Fri, Apr 19

Examination Days (Clinic Open)

Mon, Apr 22

Summer Session I Classes Begin

Mon, Apr 22

Advanced Standing D.M.D. Begins

Fri, Apr 26

White Coat Ceremony

Wed, May 8

May Diploma Date & Temple University Main Campus Commencement

Fri, May 17

Dental School Commencement Ceremony

Mon, May 27

Memorial Day (School Closed)

Wed, Jun 19

Juneteenth (Clinics Open; No Class 12-2, No Exams & Quizzes)

Fri, Jun 21

Summer Session I Classes End

Mon, Jun 24 to Fri, Jun 26

Examination Days

Thur, Jun 27

Summer Session II Begins

Mon, Jul 1

INBDE Online Application Acceptance Begins for Class 2024

Thurs, Jul 4

Independence Day (School Closed)

Please note that these dates do not always follow the Temple University Main Campus Calendar and are subject to change without prior notice. Prospective and current students are strongly advised against making any travel arrangements until semester course syllabi and exam schedules are distributed.

For specific enrollment dates for continuing students, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs.