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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Student Affairs

Academic Calendar

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine follows the Washington State University academic calendar with consideration of observed holidays. However, the length and terms within the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine curriculum vary slightly.

 2017 - 20182018 - 20192019- 20202020 - 2021
Term 1: 14 Weeks
Classes Begin, MondayAug. 21Aug. 20Aug. 19Aug. 24
Labor Day HolidaySept. 4Sept. 3Sept. 2Sept. 7
Veterans Day HolidayNov. 10Nov. 12Nov. 11Nov. 11
Progressive Assessment (Final Exam)Nov. 20 - 22Nov. 19 - 21Nov. 18 - 20Nov. 23 - 25
Fall BreakNov. 23 - 24Nov. 22 - 23Nov. 21 - 22Nov. 26 - 27
Final Day of Fall TermNov. 22Nov. 21Nov. 20Nov. 25
Grades DueNov. 28Nov. 27Nov. 26Dec. 1
Term 2: 14 Weeks
Classes Begin, MondayNov. 27Nov. 26Dec. 2Nov. 30
Winter BreakDec. 23 - Jan. 7Dec. 22 - Jan. 6Dec. 21 - Jan. 5Dec. 19 - Jan. 3
Martin Luther King Jr. HolidayJan. 15Jan. 21Jan. 20Jan. 18
Presidents DayFeb. 19Feb. 18Feb. 17Feb. 15
Progressive Assessment (Final Exam)March 12 - 16March 11 - 15March 16 - 20March 15 - 19
Final Day of Winter TermMarch 16March 15March 20March 19
Grades DueMarch 20March 19March 24March 23
Term 3: 14 Weeks
Classes Begin, MondayMarch 19March 18March 23March 22
Spring Break (Years 1 and 2)March 19 - 23March 18 - 22March 23 - 27March 22 - 26
Memorial Day HolidayMay 28May 27May 25May 31
Progressive Assessment (Final Exam)June 18 - 22June 17 - 21June 22 - 26June 21 - 25
Final Day of Spring TermJune 22June 21June 26June 25
Grades DueJune 26June 25June 30June 29
Term 4: 8 Weeks
Classes Begin, MondayJune 25June 24June 29June 28
Independence Day HolidayJuly 4July 4July 3July 5
Progressive Assessment (Final Exam)Aug. 13 - 17Aug. 12 - 16Aug. 17 - 21Aug. 16 - 20
Final Day of Summer TermAug. 17Aug. 16Aug. 21Aug. 20
Grades DueAug. 21Aug. 20Aug. 25Aug. 24

Important Dates

Fall Term - 14 Weeks
Classes begin, MondayAug. 21, 2017
Last day to self-enrollAug. 24, 2017
Census day (10th day)Sept. 1, 2017
Labor Day holiday**Sept. 4, 2017
3% late feeSept. 5, 2017
Last day to drop a courseSept. 13, 2017
5% late feeSept. 21, 2017
7% late feeOct. 6, 2017
Last day to withdrawNov. 4, 2017
Veterans Day holidayNov. 10, 2017*
Progressive Assessment (final exams)Nov. 20 - 22, 2017
Final day of the fall termNov. 22, 2017
Fall BreakNov. 23 - 24, 2017
Grades dueNov. 28, 2017
Winter Term - 14 Weeks
Classes begin, MondayNov. 27, 2017
Last day to self-enrollDec. 1, 2017
Census day (10th day)Dec. 8, 2017
3% late feeDec. 11, 2017
Last day to drop a courseDec. 22, 2017
Winter BreakDec. 23, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2018
5% late feeJan. 8, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday**Jan. 15, 2018
7% late feeJan. 23, 2018
Presidents Day**Feb. 19, 2018
Last day to withdrawFeb. 23, 2018
Progressive Assessment (final exams)March 12 - 16, 2018
Final day of the winter termMarch 16, 2018
Grades dueMarch 20, 2018
Spring Term - 14 Weeks (13-week session for first- and second-year students)
Classes begin, MondayMarch 18, 2018
Spring Break (for first- and second-year students only)March 19 - 23, 2018
Last day to self-enrollMarch 22, 2018
Census day (10th day)March 30, 2018
3% late feeApril 2, 2018
Last day to drop a courseApril 12, 2018
5% late feeApril 17, 2018
7% late feeMay 2, 2018
Memorial Day holiday**May 28, 2018
Last day to withdrawJune 4, 2018
Progressive Assessment (final exams)June 18 - 22, 2018
Final day of the spring termJune 22, 2018
Grades dueJune 26, 2018
Summer Term - 8 weeks
Classes begin, MondayJune 25, 2018
Last day to self-enrollJune 27, 2018
Last day to drop a courseJuly 3, 2018
Independence Day holiday**July 4, 2018
Census day (10th day)July 6, 2018
3% late feeJuly 9, 2018
5% late feeJuly 25, 2018
Last day to withdrawJuly 31, 2018
7% late feeAug. 9, 2018
Progressive Assessment (final exams)Aug. 13 - 17, 2018
Final day of the summer termAug. 17, 2018
Grades dueAug. 21, 2018

*Observed
** Please refer to the ESFCOM Student Handbook for policy on holidays during third- and fouth-year Clinical Rotations

Last updated July 17, 2017