Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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Fall 2024 Semester

July 1, 2024 – December 29, 2024

Date Event
July 1* Elective and Make-Up Rotations, OMS-III and OMS-IV rotations can begin
July 1 Virtual Orientation Opens (OMS-I)
July 16-19 In-Person Orientation (OMS-I)
July 20 White Coat Ceremony - Center for Music and Performing Arts, Liberty University
July 22 Classes begin (OMS-I)
July 29 Classes begin (OMS-II)
July 29-August 1 Orientation (OMS-II, during the lunch hour)
September 2 Labor Day Holiday (OMS-I, OMS-II)
October 14-18 Fall Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Break (OMS-I, OMS-II), classes resume December 2
December 11 Last day of classes (OMS-II)
December 13* Last day of rotations (OMS-III)
December 20 Last day of learning activities (OMS-I)

Spring 2025 Semester

December 30, 2024 – June 29, 2025

Date Event
December 30* Clinical Rotations and/or Courses can begin (OMS-III, OMS-IV)
January 6 Classes begin (OMS-I, OMS-II)
March 24-28 Spring Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
April 21 Easter Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
May 7-10 Senior Week (attendance requirements TBA)
TBD: Commencement Ceremony (OMS-IV)***
TBD: LUCOM Hooding Ceremony (OMS-IV)
May 23 Last day of learning activities (OMS-I)
May 26 Memorial Day, no OMS-II classes
May 30 Last day of classes (OMS-II)
June 2-June 27** Pre-Clerkship electives/Vacation (OMS-I, OMS-II)
June 30* Clinical Rotations can begin (OMS-III/OMS-IV), beginning of Fall 2025 semester

Scheduling for OMSIII and OMSIV students is coordinated through the Office of Clinical Education. Students must refer to LUCOM policies and rotation site requirements for scheduled obligations and attendance requirements.


A break is scheduled for personal time off and/or vacation for OMS-I and OMS-II students. Note: Student Progress Committee hearings are conducted during this time. Student-doctors may be required to return to campus. Refer to the LUCOM Academic Calendar for additional information.


Future dates subject to change.

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