DVM Professional Program

Academic Calendar

Download: 2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Spring 2016

  Freshmen &
Sophomores
Juniors
Semester start Jan 19, 2016 * Jan 11, 2016
Spring Break ** March 14–18, 2016 March 14–18, 2016
Spring Exams May 2–11, 2016 April 25–29, 2016
Junior Year Ends April 29, 2016
Senior Year Begins (Class of 2017) May 9, 2016

*Monday, January 18 is Martin Luther King Day – University Holiday

**College of Veterinary Medicine spring break dates are different from Virginia Tech's spring break dates due to the SAVMA Symposium (Iowa, March 17–19, 2016)

Senior Year Clinical Rotations (Class of 2016)

  1. May 11–31, 2015
  2. June 1–21, 2015
  3. June 22 – July 12, 2015
  4. July 13 – Aug 2, 2015
  5. Aug 3–23, 2015
  6. Aug 24 – Sept 13, 2015
  7. Sept 14 – Oct 4, 2015
  8. Oct 5–25, 2015
  9. Oct 26 – Nov 15, 2015
  10. Nov 16 – Dec 6, 2015
  11. Dec 7 – Jan 3, 2016§
  12. Jan 4–24, 2016
  13. Jan 25 – Feb 14, 2016
  14. Feb 15 – March 6, 2016
  15. March 7–27, 2016
  16. March 28 – April 17, 2016
  17. April 18 – May 8, 2016

§ This block includes VT Holidays (Christmas and New Year’s Day). Seniors will have vacation either Monday, 12/21 through Sunday, 12/27/2015 or Monday, 12/28/2015 through Sunday, 1/3/2016. Students on any given block will discuss with one another the options and make a recommendation to the director of admissions and student services by a given deadline. The clerkship leader has the final decision on the schedule.

2016 Commencement

University & College Commencement, Class of 2016 Fri, May 13, 2016

Download: 2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall 2016

Semester start Mon, Aug 22, 2016
Fall Break Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Fall (Thanksgiving) Break Nov 21-25, 2016
Fall Exams Dec 5-15, 2016

Spring 2017

  Freshmen &
Sophomores
Juniors
Semester start Jan 17, 2017 * Jan 9, 2017
Spring Break ** March 13–17, 2017 March 13–17, 2017
Spring Exams May 1–10, 2017 April 24–28, 2017
Junior Year Ends April 28, 2017
Senior Year Begins (Class of 2017) May 9, 2016

*Monday, January 16 is Martin Luther King Day – University Holiday

**College of Veterinary Medicine spring break dates are different from Virginia Tech's spring break dates due to the SAVMA Symposium (Texas A&M, March 16–18, 2017)

Senior Year Clinical Rotations (Class of 2017)

  1. May 9–30, 2016§
  2. May 31–19, 2016
  3. June 20 – July 10, 2016
  4. July 11 – 31, 2016
  5. Aug 1–21, 2016
  6. Aug 22 – Sept 11, 2016
  7. Sept 12 – Oct 2, 2016
  8. Oct 3–23, 2016
  9. Oct 24 – Nov 13, 2016
  10. Nov 14 – Dec 4, 2016
  11. Dec 5 – Jan 1, 2017§§
  12. Jan 2–22, 2017
  13. Jan 23 – Feb 2, 2017
  14. Feb 13 – March 5, 2017
  15. March 6–26, 2017
  16. March 27 – April 16, 2017
  17. April 17 – May 7, 2017

§ May 30, 2016 is a holiday and the VTH will operate on an emergency schedule. If students are on a primary patient care rotation, you will transfer your patient at 7 a.m. on May 31, 2016. Block 2 orientation will take place on Tuesday, May 31.

§§ This block includes VT Holidays (Christmas and New Year’s Day). Seniors will have vacation either Monday, 12/19/2016 through Sunday, 12/25/2016 or Monday, 12/26/2016 through Sunday, 1/1/2017. Students on any given block will discuss with one another the options and make a recommendation to the director of admissions and student services by a given deadline. The clerkship leader has the final decision on the schedule.

2017 Commencement

University & College Commencement, Class of 2017 Fri, May 12, 2017