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.

Fall Term: 14 Weeks

Important Days2022 – 20232023 – 20242024 – 20252025 – 20262026 – 20272027 – 2028
Classes Begin, MondayAug. 22Aug. 21Aug. 19Aug. 25Aug. 24Aug. 23
Labor Day Holiday**Sept. 5Sept. 4Sept. 2Sept. 1Sept. 7Sept. 6
Veterans Day Holiday**Nov. 11Nov. 10*Nov. 11Nov. 11Nov. 11Nov. 11
Assessment/Feedback/
Targeted Skills Development
Nov. 21 – 23Nov. 20 – 22Nov. 18 – 22Nov. 24 – 26Nov. 23 – 25Nov. 22 – 24
Fall BreakNov. 24 – 25Nov. 23 – 24Nov. 25 – 29Nov. 27 – 28Nov. 26 – 27Nov. 25 – 26
Final Day of Fall TermNov. 23Nov. 22Nov. 22Nov. 26Nov. 25Nov. 24
Grades DueDec. 3Dec. 1Nov. 29Dec. 5Dec. 4Dec. 3

Winter Term: 14 Weeks

Important Days2022 – 20232023 – 20242024 – 20252025 – 20262026 – 20272027 – 2028
Classes Begin, MondayNov. 28Nov. 27Dec. 2Dec. 1Nov. 30Nov. 29
Winter BreakDec. 19 – Jan. 2Dec. 18-Jan. 1Dec. 23 – Jan. 3Dec. 22 – Jan. 2Dec. 21 – Jan. 1Dec. 20 – 31
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday**Jan. 16Jan. 15Jan. 20Jan. 19Jan. 18Jan. 17
Presidents Day**Feb. 20Feb. 19Feb. 17Feb. 16Feb. 15Feb. 21
Assessment/Feedback/
Targeted Skills Development
March 13 – 17March 11 – 15March 17 – 21March 16 – 20March 15 – 19March 13 – 17
Final Day of Winter TermMarch 24March 15March 21March 20March 19March 17
Grades DueMarch 24March 22March 28March 27March 26March 24

Spring Term: 14 Weeks

Important Days2022 – 20232023 – 20242024 – 20252025 – 20262026 – 20272027 – 2028
Classes Begin, MondayMarch 20March 18March 24March 23March 22March 20
Spring BreakMarch 20 – 24March 18 – 22March 24 – 28March 23 – 27March 22 – 26March 20 – 24
Memorial Day Holiday** May 29May 27May 26May 25May 31May 29
Assessment/Feedback/
Targeted Skills Development
June 19 – 23June 17 – 21June 23 – 27June 22 – 26June 21 – 25June 19 – 23
Juneteenth HolidayJune 19June 19June 19June 19June 19June 19
Final Day of Spring TermJune 23June 21June 27June 26June 25June 23
Grades DueJune 30June 28July 3July 3July 2June 30

Summer Term: 8 Weeks

Important Days2022 – 20232023 – 20242024 – 20252025 – 20262026 – 20272027 – 2028
Classes Begin, MondayJune 26June 24June 30June 29June 28June 26
Independence Day Holiday**July 4*July 4July 4July 3*July 5*July 4
Assessment/Feedback/
Targeted Skills Development
Aug. 14 – 18Aug. 12 – 16Aug. 18 – 22Aug. 17 – 21Aug. 16 – 20Aug. 14 – 18
Final Day of Summer TermAug. 18Aug. 16Aug. 22Aug. 21Aug. 20Aug. 18
Grades DueAug. 25Aug. 23Aug. 29Aug. 28Aug. 27Aug. 25

Please note: The above calendar is subject to change until final approval is passed

*  Observed

** Please refer to the WSU College of Medicine MD Student Handbook for policy on holidays during 3rd and 4th-year Clinical Rotations.

*** Third year students are scheduled for clinic experiences past the end of Fall term on 11/25/19 – 11/27/19.

Fall Term: Late Fees

% Late Fee2019 – 20202020 – 20212022 – 2023
3%Sep. 3, 2019Sept. 8, 2020Sept. 6, 2022
5% Sept. 18, 2019Sept. 24, 2020Sept. 20, 2022
7% Oct. 3, 2019Oct. 9, 2020Oct. 5, 2022

Winter Term: Late Fees

% Late Fee2019 – 20202020 – 20212022 – 2023
3%Dec. 16, 2019Dec. 14, 2020Dec. 12, 2022
5% Jan. 13, 2020Jan. 11, 2021Dec. 28, 2022
7% Jan. 28, 2020Jan. 26, 2021Jan. 11, 2023

Spring Term: Late Fees

% Late Fee2019 – 20202020 – 20212022 – 2023
3%April 6, 2020April 5, 2021April 3, 2023
5% April 21, 2020April 20, 2021April 18, 2023
7% May 6, 2020May 5, 2021May 3, 2023

Summer Term: Late Fees

% Late Fee2019 – 20202020 – 20212022 – 2023
3%July 13, 2020July 12, 2021TBD
5% July 29, 2020July 28, 2021TBD
7% Aug. 13, 2020Aug. 12, 2021TBD