Academic Calendar for the DVM Program

2016-2017*

Date Event
August 15 Third year classes begin
August 22 First year TVOP (Tufts Teaching Orientation Program)
August 23 First year orientation, second year classes begin
August 24 First year classes begin
September 5 Labor Day; no classes
October 10 Columbus Day; no classes
November 11 Veterans’ Day; no classes
November 24-25 Thanksgiving recess; no classes
December 16 Fall term ends for all classes; winter break begins
January 3 Classes resume; spring semester
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes
February 20 Presidents’ Day; no classes
March 13 Spring break begins for all classe
March 20 Clinics begin for late third year
April 17 Patriots’ Day; no classes
May 21 Commencement
May 26 Spring term ends for first & second year
June 30 Academic term ends for third year
July 1 Fourth year clinics begin

* Academic calendars are subject to change

2017-2018*

Date Event
August 14 Third year classes begin
August 21 First year TVOP (Tufts Veterinary Orientation Program)
August 22 First year orientation, second year classes begin
August 23 First year classes begin
September 4 Labor Day; no classes
October 9 Columbus Day; no classes
November 10 Veterans’ Day; no classes
November 23-24 Thanksgiving recess; no classes
December 15
Fall term ends for all classes; winter break begins
January 2 Classes resume; spring semester
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes
February 19 Presidents’ Day; no classes
March 12 Spring break begins for all classes
March 19 Clinics begin for late third year
April 16 Patriots’ Day; no classes
May 20 Commencement
May 25 Spring term ends for first & second year
June 30 Academic term ends for third year
July 1 Fourth year clinics begin

* Academic calendars are subject to change