DVM Professional Program

Academic Calendar

Download: 2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

Semester start Mon, Aug 24, 2015
Fall Break Fri, Oct 9, 2015
Fall (Thanksgiving) Break Nov 23-27, 2015
Fall Exams Dec 7-17, 2015

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 2016) 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