Academic Calendar

The academic calendar lists important dates throughout the school year, such as the first day of school, orientation dates, finals weeks and official holidays.

2023-2024 Calendar

September 18-20
Orientation for all students (WA and CA)

September 21
Classes begin for all students

September 25
Clinic begins

November 23-25
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 1
Fall classes end 

December 8
final exams end

December 9
fall clinic ends 

December 11-22
Interim clinic

December 23-January 1
University and clinic closure

January 2-6
Interim clinic

January 2-6
Clinic Interim Period from Preceding Fall Term

January 8
First Day of Winter Term (Didactic and Clinical)

January 15
MLK, Jr. Day – University Closed

February 19
Washington’s Birthday (President’s Day) – University Closed

March 23
Last Day of Winter Term (Didactic and Clinical)

March 25-30
Clinic Interim Period Following Winter Term

April 8
First Day of Spring Term (Didactic and Clinical)

May 27
Memorial Day – University Closed

June 19
Juneteenth – University Closed

June 22
Last Day of Spring Term (Didactic and Clinical)

June 24
Commencement – Seattle

June 25                                                                                           Orientation for Students New to the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Program - Seattle

June 27
Orientation for Students New to the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Program - San Diego

June 28
Commencement – San Diego

July 1
First Day of Summer Clinical Term

July 4-5
Independence Day - University Closed

July 8
First Day of Summer Didactic Term

July 8 - 10
Onsite oientation for Students New to the Master of Arts in Maternal-Child Health Systems Program

August 12-September 7
Online Student Orientation for Master of Science in Midwifery Students

August 31
Last Day of Summer Didactic Term

September 2
Labor Day – University Closed

September 16-22 
Onsite Orientation and First Onsite Session for MS in Midwifery Students

September 14
Last Day of Summer Clinical Term

September 16-21
Interim Period Following Summer Term

September 30

Program start for 2nd and 3rd year MSM Midwifery students 

*The following dates apply to the Master of Science in Integrative Nutrition program only.

Fall 2023

First Session
September 5-October 25

Second Session
October 30-December 20

Winter Break
December 21-January 7

 

Winter 2024

First Session
January 8-February 28

Spring Break
February 29-March 10

Second Session
March 11-May 1

 

Spring 2024

First Session
May 6-June 26

Second Session
July 1-August 21

Summer Break
August 22-September 2

 

Summer 2024

N/A

2024-2025 Calendar

July 8
Orientation for Students New to the Master of Arts in Maternal-Child Health Systems Program

August 19-September 15
Online Student Orientation for Master of Science in Midwifery Students

September 2
Labor Day – University Closed

September 16-22
Onsite Orientation and First Onsite Session for MS in Midwifery Students

September 20
Student Village Move-In Day for New Students

September 24
New Student Orientation for Students (San Diego and Seattle)

September 25
New Student Orientation Continuation for All Seattle Students

September 26
First Day of Fall Didactic Term

September 30
First Day of Fall Clinical Term

November 28
Thanksgiving Day – University Closed

November 29
University Closed

November 30
University Closed

December 14
Last Day of Fall Term (Didactic and Clinical)

December 16-21
Interim Period Following Fall Term

January 2-4
Interim Period from Preceding Fall Term

January 6
First Day of Winter Term (Didactic and Clinical)

January 20
MLK Day – University Closed

February 17
Washington’s Birthday – University Closed

March 22
Last Day of Winter Term (Didactic and Clinical)

March 24-29
Clinic Interim Period Following Winter Term

Fall Term 2024

  • First Session: Tuesday, September 3 - Wednesday, October 23
  • Second Session: Monday, October 28 - Wednesday, December 18
  • Winter Break: Thursday, December 19 - Sunday, January 5

Winter Term 2025

  • First Session: Monday, January 6 - Wednesday, February 26
  • Spring Break: Thursday, February 27 - Sunday, March 9
  • Second Session: Monday, March 10 - Wednesday April 30

Spring Term 2025

  • First Session: Monday, May 5 - Wednesday, June 25
  • Second Session: Monday, June 30 - Wednesday, August 20
  • Summer Break: Thursday, August 21 - Monday, September 1