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Academic Calendar

Below, reference the academic calendar for the current and future semester for the University of Rochester School of Nursing. For detailed course schedules and calendars, see: Course Schedules & Accelerated Program Calendars.

Summer Semester 2023

May 8-11

Incoming May 2023 Orientation - Accelerated Nursing Students

May 15

Classes begin (except for incoming May 2023 accelerated students)

May 16

Classes begin for May2023 Accelerated Students

May 29

Memorial Day Observed (No Classes)

June 19

Juneteenth Observed (No Classes)

July 4

Independence Day Observed (No Classes)

August 11

Last day of classes (except for accelerated students)

August 22

Last day of accelerated student classes for September 2022 and January 2023 cohorts.

August 23

Accelerated Nursing Student Pinning Ceremony (September 2022 Cohort)

August 24

Last day of classes for Accelerated May 2023 cohort

Fall Semester 2023

Monday, Aug. 28-Aug. 31

Incoming Fall 2023 Orientation - Accelerated Nursing Students

Wednesday, August 30

Classes begin (except for APNN)

Monday, September 4

Labor Day (no classes)

Tuesday, September 5

Classes begin (All APNN Cohorts)

Monday, October 16

Fall Break

November 23-24

Thanksgiving Recess

December 12

Last day of classes (APNN January 2023 cohort)

December 13

Last day of classes (except for APNN)

December 13

APNN Pinning Ceremony (January 2022 cohort)

December 16

Last day of classes (APNN September 2023 cohort) (APNN May 2023 24-month program) 

December 18

Last day of classes (APNN May 2022 cohort)

Spring Semester 2024

January 9-12

Orientation for new APNN students, including iPad pickup

Monday, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King Day (no classes)

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Classes begin for all APNN students

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Classes begin for all non-APNN degree students

March 9-17

Spring Break


Last day of classes (Accelerated May cohort)


Last day of classes (Accelerated September cohort)

April 30

Last day of classes (All students other than Accelerated Nursing Program students) 


Last day of classes (Accelerated January Cohort)

May 17-19

Commencement Weekend

Past Academic Calendars

For past academic calendars see below:

Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Academic Calendar 2021-2022

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