DVM Professional Program

Academic Calendar

Download: 2016-2017 Academic Calendar  |  2017-2018 Academic Calendar

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 12, 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 & DVM Program Commencement, Class of 2017  |  View commencement details Fri, May 12, 2017

 

Fall 2017

Semester start Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Fall Break Fri, Oct 13, 2017
Fall (Thanksgiving) Break Nov 18–26, 2017
Fall Exams Dec 11–22, 2017

Spring 2018

  Freshmen &
Sophomores
Juniors
Semester start Jan 16, 2018 * Jan 8, 2018
Spring Break ** March 12–16, 2018 March 12–16, 2018
Spring Exams May 4–9, 2018 April 23–27, 2018
Junior Year Ends April 27, 2018
Senior Year Begins (Class of 2018) May 8, 2017

Senior Year Clinical Rotations (Class of 2018)

  1. May 8 – 28, 2017
  2. May 29 – June 18, 2017§
  3. June 19 – July 9, 2017
  4. July 10 – July 30, 2017
  5. July 31 – August 20, 2017
  6. August 21 – September 10, 2017
  7. Sept 11 – Oct 1, 2017
  8. Oct 2 – 22, 2017
  9. Oct 23 – Nov 12, 2017
  10. Nov 13 – Dec 3, 2017
  11. Dec 4 – Jan 1, 2018§§
  12. Jan 2 – 21, 2018
  13. Jan 22 – February 11, 2018
  14. February 12 – March 4, 2018
  15. March 5 – March 25, 2018
  16. March 26 – April 15, 2018
  17. April 16 – May 6, 2018

§ Monday, May 29 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 30, 2017. Block 2 orientation will take place on Tuesday, May 30

§§ Block 11 includes VT Holidays (Christmas and New Year’s Day). Seniors will have vacation either December 23-27 or December 28-January 1. 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.

2018 Commencement

University & DVM Program Commencement, Class of 2018 Fri, May 11, 2018