Academic Calendar

The School of Nursing uses two different academic calendars, the semester and trimester. The AAS program runs on the semester schedule and follows UAA's Academic Calendar. All other SON programs use the trimester schedule, dates are outlined below:

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
September 5-December 16 January 8-April 21 May 7-August 18
Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
September 4-December 15 January 7-April 20 May 6-August 17
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
September 3-December 14 January 6-April 18 May 4-August 15
Baccalaureate Program Note

The trimesters begin and end on the dates listed above; you are expected to be present the first day of class. SON will hold classes and clinical the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, even if UAA observes that day as part of Thanksgiving. Please make travel plans so that you are present for classes all of the days of the trimester and do not plan to leave town before the last day of class.

Fourth Semester Baccalaureate Program Students Only

All students enrolled in NS 401 must attend a full day orientation to prepare for clinical rotations prior to the first day of classes. This mandatory orientation is scheduled on the following dates:

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Friday, September 1 Saturday, January 6 Saturday, May 5
Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Friday, August 31 Saturday, January 5 Saturday, May 4
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Friday, August 30 Saturday, January 4 Saturday, May 2
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