School of Dentistry

2022 - 2023 Academic Year                                                                          
 

2022*

June 6 Monday, SUMMER SESSION BEGINS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.)
June 7 Tuesday, QA/RM Program (D3-D4 & DH Sr.) - Clinics Closed From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
June 23-24 Thursday-Friday, New Graduate Student Orientation
June 27 Monday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION BEGINS (graduate students) 
June 28 Tuesday, Graduate Core Courses Begin 
July 4 Monday, Independence Day Holiday 
July 29 Friday, SUMMER SESSION ENDS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.)
August 2 Tuesday, Summer Session Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Dental and Dental Hygiene courses
August 5 Friday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION ENDS (graduate students)
August 8-10 Monday through Wednesday 8:30 AM, Orientation, Fall Semester, First-Year Dental and Dental Hygiene Students 
August 9 Tuesday, Summer Graduate Grades Due By 12:00 NOON
August 11 Thursday, First-Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
August 12 Friday, Second Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
August 15 Monday, 8:00 AM, FALL SEMESTER BEGINS (All students) 
August 26-27 Friday-Saturday, Southwest Dental Conference, Clinics Closed - August 27, 2022
September 5 Monday, Labor Day, Holiday 
October 5 Wednesday, Diversity and Inclusion Week Celebration - afternoon only 
November 16 IPER Symposium
November 18 Dental and Dental Hygiene White Coat Ceremonies
November 21-25 Monday-Friday, Fall Semester Recess 
November 24 Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Holiday 
December 9 Friday, FALL SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (Dl, D2, D3, D4, DH Jr., DH Sr.)
December 12-16 Fall Semester Examination Period 
December 16 Friday, FALL GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS (graduate students) 
Friday, 5:00 PM, Holiday Recess Begins 
December TBD Award MS and PhD Degrees 
December 25 Sunday, Christmas Day, Holiday 
  






























 




 

 



*All dates and times are subject to change.


 

  

2023*

January 1 Sunday, New Year's Day, Holiday 
January 5 Thursday, Faculty Retreat
January 6 Friday, Fall Semester Grades Due
January 9 Monday, 8:00 AM, SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS (All students)
January 16 Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Holiday
February 6-8 Monday-Wednesday, MOCK BOARDS - Fourth Year Dental, D2 assists 
March 3 TAMU Health Disaster Day (College Station - details on travel assist to be provided)
March 13-17 Monday-Friday, Spring Semester Recess
April 5 Scholars Day - Clinic closed for DDS/DH
April 28 - May 1 Clinical Licensure Exam - Fourth Year Dental and Senior Dental Hygiene
May 12 Friday, Grades due for graduating students by 12:00 NOON
Friday, 5:00 PM, SPRING SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (DDS and DH students)
May 15-19 Monday-Friday, Spring Semester Examination Period (Except Graduating Students)
May 17 Wednesday, PM, Graduation Announcement for Graduating Students
May 19 Friday, GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS (All graduate students) 
May 23 Tuesday, Spring Semester Grades Due for all Other Students by 12:00 NOON
May 25 AWARDS CEREMONY
May 26 GRADUATION EXERCISE
May 29 Monday, Memorial Day holiday 
NOTE: Graduate specialty students clinical rotations continue between academic terms with no change in student status. 
June 12 Monday, SUMMER SESSION BEGINS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.)
June 13 Tuesday, QA/RM Program (D3-D4 & DH Sr.) - Clinics Closed From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
June 19 Juneteenth Holiday
June 22-23 Thursday-Friday, New Graduate Student Orientation 
June 26 Monday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION BEGINS (graduate students)
June 27 Tuesday, Graduate Core Courses Begin
July 4 Tuesday, Independence Day Holiday
July 28 Friday, SUMMER SESSION ENDS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.) 
August 1 Tuesday, Summer Session Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Dental and Dental Hygiene courses
August 4 Friday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION ENDS (graduate students) 
August 7-10 Monday through Thursday, Orientation, First-Year Dental and Dental Hygiene Students (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
August 8 Tuesday, Summer Graduate Grades Due By 12:00 NOON 
August 10 Thursday, First-Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
August 11 Friday, Second-Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
  
















































*All dates and times are subject to change.    



                    

2023 - 2024 Academic Year                                                                          

 

2023*

June 12 Monday, SUMMER SESSION BEGINS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.)
June 13 Tuesday, QA/RM Program (D3-D4 & DH Sr.) - Clinics Closed From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
June 19 Monday, Juneteenth Holiday
June 22-23 Thursday-Friday, New Graduate Student Orientation
June 26 Monday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION BEGINS (graduate students) 
June 27 Tuesday, Graduate Core Courses Begin 
July 4 Tuesday, Independence Day Holiday 
July 28 Friday, SUMMER SESSION ENDS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.)
August 1 Tuesday, Summer Session Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Dental and Dental Hygiene courses
August 4 Friday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION ENDS (graduate students) 
August 7-10 Monday-Thursday, Orientation, First-Year Dental and Dental Hygiene Students (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY) 
August 8 Tuesday, Summer Graduate Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - graduate courses
August 11 Friday, Second-Year Dental Student Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
August 14 Monday, 8:00 AM, FALL SEMESTER BEGINS (All students) 
August TBD Southwest Dental Conference - Clinics Closed
August Award MS and PhD Degrees, visit https://graduation.tamu.edu/ for dates
September 4 Monday, Labor Day, Holiday 
October 4 Wednesday, Diversity and Inclusion Week Celebration - afternoon only
November TBD IPER Symposium (Virtual)
November TBD Dental and Dental Hygiene White Coat Ceremonies
November 20-24 Monday-Friday, Fall Semester Recess 
November 23 Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Holiday 
December 8 Friday, FALL SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (Dl, D2, D3, D4, DH Jr., DH Sr.)
December 11-15 Monday-Friday, Fall Semester Examination Period 
December 15 Friday, FALL GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS (graduate students) 
Friday, 5:00 PM, Holiday Recess Begins 
December Award MS and PhD Degrees, visit https://graduation.tamu.edu/ for dates
December 25 Monday, Christmas Day, Holiday 
  
































 








*All dates and times are subject to change.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 
  

2024*

January 1 Monday, New Year's Day, Holiday 
January 4 Thursday, Faculty Retreat
January 5 Friday, Fall Semester Grades Due by 12:00 NOON - Dental, Dental Hygiene, and Graduate Courses
January 8 Monday, 8:00 AM, SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS (All students) 
January 15 Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Holiday
February 5-7 MOCK BOARDS - Fourth-Year Dental Students 
March TBD TAMU Health Disaster Day (College Station—details on travel assistance to be provided)
March 11-15 Monday-Friday, Spring Semester Recess
April 3 Scholars Day - Clinic closed for DDS/DH
April TBD Clinical Licensure Exam - Fourth-Year Dental and Senior Dental Hygiene
May 10 Friday, Spring Semester Grades due by 12:00 NOON - D4, DH Sr., and Degree Candidate Graduate students
Friday, 5:00 PM, SPRING SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (DDS and DH students)
May 13-17 Spring Semester Examination Period (Except Graduating Students)
May 17 Friday, GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS (All graduate students) 
May 21 Tuesday, Spring Semester Grades due for all Other Students by 12:00 NOON
May TBD AWARDS CEREMONY
May TBD GRADUATION EXERCISE
May 27 Monday, Memorial Day holiday 
NOTE: Graduate specialty students clinical rotations continue between academic terms with no change in student status. 
June 10 Monday, SUMMER SESSION BEGINS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.) 
June 11 Tuesday, QA/RM Program (D3-D4 & DH Sr.) - Clinics Closed From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
June 19 Wednesday, Juneteenth Holiday
June TBD Thursday-Friday, New Graduate Student Orientation 
June TBD Monday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION BEGINS (graduate students)
June TBD Tuesday, Graduate Core Courses Begin
July 4 Thursday, Independence Day Holiday
July 26 Friday, SUMMER SESSION ENDS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr.) 
July 30 Tuesday, Summer Session Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Dental and Dental Hygiene courses
August 2 Friday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION ENDS (graduate students) 
August 5-8 Monday-Thursday, Orientation - First-Year Dental and Dental Hygiene Students 
August 6 Tuesday, Summer Graduate Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Graduate Courses 
August 9 Friday, Second-Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)
  













































*All dates and times are subject to change.