The Academic Calendar

Academic dates for Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) and the Schools of:

AHAllied Health Professions
BHBehavioral Health
SDDentistry
SMMedicine
SNNursing
SPPharmacy
PHPublic Health
SRReligion

2016

January

1-3UChristmas recess
6-9UAlumni Postgraduate Convention
4SDWinter Quarter begins
4UWinter Quarter begins
5UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)
6USpring Quarter registration open (standard term programs)
10SDClinic with a Heart
11ULast day to register with a late fee (standard term programs)
11-15UWeek of Renewal
16UWinter Quarter final examinations
16-17USpiritual Life and Wholeness Conference
18UMartin Luther King, Jr. Day
19ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
20UFaculty advance seminar; Winter Quarter end date
20ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
29UGrad list to ne submitted to University Records (standard term programs)
3

February

12SMFirst Year family day and dedication service
15UPresident's Day holiday
22UPower of Inclusion 5k walk, run, roll
25-28SD56th Annual Alumni Student Convention
29ULast day to drop with a "W" (standard term courses); Spring registration opens (standard term)

March

1ULast day for schools to submit Academic Variances to University Records for Autumn graduates
3SNCRNA Recognition Dinner
4-7SMAlumni Postgraduate Convention
8-9UHealthy People in Healthy Communities Conference 2016
9-11UHealthy People in Healthy Communities
14-17SDWinter Final examinations
16-18UWinter final examinations
16-20SPFinal examinations
17SDWinter Quarter ends
18SMSenior Match Day; Winter Quarter End date
18SDFaculty Advance Seminar
19-28USpring recess
21ULast day to register without a late registration fee (standard term programs)
21-22SDNew IDP student orientation
22UFirst day of $100 late registration fee (standard term programs); Winter grades due-4:00 p.m.
28SDSD Spring Quarter begins
28UWinter graduates list to be submitted to University Records (standard term programs)
29UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs); Power of Inclusion Conference
30ULLUSS Employee Forums

April

1ULast day for students to submit petitions to schools for Autumn Quarter graduation
6-10UWeek of Renewal
11ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)

May

2ULast day for schools to submit graduation petitions to University Records for Autumn Quarter graduates; Loma Linda University Employee Benefits Fair
11SMSecond-year academic ends
16UDiversity consecration service
18SDDDS Graduation banquet
21SPSenior banquet
26SDIDP graduation banquet
26ULast to drop with a "W" (standard term courses); Summer registration open (standard term programs)
27SMConsecration and Hooding ceremony
28SM/SP/SDBaccalaureate services
29SM/SP/SDCommencement services

June

3SD/SM/SPSpring Quarter graduates' list to be submitted to University Records
6-9SDSpring final examinations
8SD/SM/SPSpring Graduates list to be submitted to University Records
9SDSpring Quarter end (DDS, DH, IDP)
9SNGraduate Recognition dinner
10AH, BH, SN, PHFocus on Graduates vespers service
10SDFaculty Advance Seminar
10SMFirst-year and MMS academic year ends
10USpring Quarter ends
11AH/PH/BH/SN/SRBaccalaureate service
12AH/PH/BH and SR/SNConferring of degrees
14-17SMClass of 2018 third-year orientation
15UStandard term grades due at 4:00 p.m.
20SMClass of 2017 Fourth-year orientation; Class of 2018 Third-year academic year begins
20SNSpring Quarter graduates list to be submitted to University Records
20ULast day to register without late fee (standard term programs; AH/BH/SN Spring graduates list to be submitted to University Records
21UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)
21SMClass of 2017 Fourth-year academic year begins
22AH/BH/SN Spring Quarter graduates' list to be submitted to University Records
22SMClass of 2017 third-year academic year begins
23UFirst day of late registration fee (standard term programs)
27ULast day to register with a late fee (standard programs)

July

1ULast day for schools to submit Academic Variances to University Records for Winter Quarter graduates
4UIndependence Day holiday
5SDSummer Quarter begins (DDS, IDP, DH)
5ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
10SDMinorities in Dentistry workshop
10-13SDCareers in Dentistry workshop
27U1st 5-week summer session ends
28U2nd 5-week summer session ends

August

1ULast day for students to submit graduation petitions to schools for Winter Quarter graduates
4-5SMFirst-year and MMS orientation
8SMFirst-year and MMS academic year begins
15ULast day to drop with a "W" (standard term courses)
22SMSecond-year orientation, academic year begins
25-27SMPine Springs Ranch faculty/student retreat
29-30SDDDS orientation

September

1ULast day for school to submit graduation petitions for Winter Quarter graduates to University
2USummer Quarter end date
5ULabor Day holiday
6USecond 5-week summer session ends; Autumn registration opens (standard term programs)
8UStandard term grades due (4:00 p.m.)
11SDPredoctoral and Dental Hygiene Summer Quarter ends
12USummer graduates list to be submitted to University Records (standard term programs)
12SPFall Quarter begins (PY2-PY3)
12-15SDSummer final examinations
12-23SPClass of 2020 orientation
15SDSummer Quarter ends (DDS, DH, IDP)
15SROrientation
16SDFaculty advance seminar
21ULast day to register without late fee (standard term programs)
21-22SDAH orientation
22SDFirst day of $100 late registration fee (standard term programs)
22UFaculty colloquium
23-25SMPine Springs Ranch faculty/student retreat
26SPFall Quarter begins (PY1)
26UFall Quarter begins; University-wide orientation and welcome-back bash
26SDAutumn Quarter begins (DDS, DH, IDP)
27UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)
28SPChapel
28SRFirst Chapel
30SDDH degree completion orientation

October

3ULast day for schools to submit academic variances (Spring and Summer quarter graduates) to University Records
3ULast day to register with a late fee (standard term programs)
10ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
10-14UWeek of Renewal
28SRFall Vespers

November

1ULast day for students to submit graduation petitions to schools for Spring/Summer Quarter graduates
13UAnnual ThanksSharing concert
14-18SPExaminations (PY2, PY3)
21ULast day to drop with a "W" (standard term courses); Winter Quarter registration begins
23-27UThanksgiving recess

December

1ULast day for schools to submit graduation petitions to University Records for Spring/Summer graduates
2PHDeadline for submission of completed dissertation; Completion Form D signed off by committee
5UWinter registrations begins (standard term programs)
5-January 3PHRegistration without late fee
12-15SDAutumn final examinations
15SDAutumn Quarter ends (DDS, IDP, DH)
16UFall Quarter ends (standard term programs)
16SDFaculty advance seminar
17-January 2UChristmas recess
16PHDeadline for submission of completed dissertation-ready for printing
19-January 1SMFirst-, Second-year and MMS Christmas recess
21-January 3SMThird-, Fourth-year Christmas recess
21UStandard term grades due at 4:00 p.m.
27UAutumn Quarter graduation list to be submitted to University Records (standard term programs)

2017

January

3SPWinter Quarter begins
3SDWinter Quarter begins (all programs)
3UWinter Quarter begin date: Last day to register without a late fee (standard term programs)
4SDWinter Quarter instruction begins (DDS, IDP, DH)
4UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)
4-10PHLate registration begins (late fee of $200 assessed)
5-January 3PHRegistration without late fee
8SDClinic with a Heart
9-13UWeek of Renewal
16UMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
17ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
29UUniversity-wide open house

February

4SNNursing Dedication Service
10SRWinter Vespers
17SMFirst-year family day and dedication service
20UPresident's Day holiday
28ULast day to drop with a "W" (standard term courses)

March

1ULast day for schools to submit Academic Variances to University Records for Autumn graduates
2-6SDUniversity-wide Homecoming Convention
3-6SMAlumni Postgraduate Convention
3PHDeadline for submission of completed dissertation; Completion Form D signed off by committee
4SRAlumni Benefactors' banquet
6USpring registration opens (standard term programs)
6-10SPWinter Quarter examinations
6-27PHRegistration date without late fee
16SDWinter Quarter ends (DDS, IDP, DH)
17SDFaculty advance seminar
17SMSenior Match Day
17UWinter Quarter ends
17PHDeadline for completed dissertation-ready for printing
18-26USpring Quarter recess
20-21SDIDP orientation
22UStandard term grades due (4:00 p.m.)
24SPWinter Quarter ends
27ULast day to register without late fee (standard term programs)
27SDSpring Quarter begins (all programs)
27USpring Quarter begins; Winter Grad list to be submitted to University Records (standard term programs)
27-June 9PHWinter Term
28-April 3PHLate registration begins-last day to register (late fee of $200 assessed)
28UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)

April

3ULast day for students to submit graduation petitions to schools for Autumn Quarter graduates
3ULast day to register with a late fee (standard term programs)
3SPSpring Quarter begins
3-7UWeek of Renewal
10ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
13SPHonors and awards ceremony
14SRSpring Vespers

May

1ULast day for schools to submit graduation petitions to University Records for Autumn Quarter graduates
7SRStudent socials
10USchool Awards Chapel
12SMSecond-year academic year ends
17SDDDS Graduation banquet
22ULast day to drop with a "W" (standard term courses); Summer registration begins
25SDIDP Graduation banquet
25SPSenior banquet
26SMConsecration and hooding ceremony
26PHDeadline for submission of completed dissertation and Completion Form D signed off by committee
26SPHooding ceremony-Class 2017
27SM/SP/SDBaccalaureate services
28SM/SP/SDCommencement services
29UMemorial Day holiday
30USummer registration opens (standard term programs)

June

3SRAwards/Graduation banquet
5-8SDSpring Quarter final examinations
5-9SPSpring Quarter final examinations
7SD/SM/SPSpring Quarter graduation list to be submitted to University Records
8SDSpring Quarter ends (DDS, IDP, DH)
9AH/SN/PHFocus on graduates vesperds service
9SDFaculty advance seminar
9SMFirst-year and MMS academic year ends
9USpring Quarter ends
9PHDeadline for completed dissertation (ready for printing)
10AH/SN/BH & SR/PHBaccalaureate service
11AH/PH/BH & SR/SNCommencement services
13-17SMClass 2019 third-year orientation
14SDGrades due
14UStandard term grades due
18SMClass 2019 fourth-year orientation
19USummer Quarter begin date; Last date to register with out late fee (standard term programs)
19AH/BH/SN Spring Quarter graduation list to be submitted to University Records
19SMThird-year academic year ends
19SNSpring Quarter graduates list to be submitted to University Records
19SPSpring Quarter graduates list to be submitted to University Records
20UFirst day of $200 late registration fee (standard term programs)
23SPSpring Quarter ends
26ULast day to register with a late fee

July

3SDSummer Quarter begins (DDS, IDP, DH)
3ULast day for schools to submit Academic Variances to University Records for Winter Quarter graduates
3ULast day to drop without a "W" (standard term courses)
4UFourth of July holiday
9SDMinorities in Dentistry workshop
9-12SDCareers in Dentistry workshop
27UAll first 5-week Summer session ends
31U2nd 5-week Summer session begins