Fall Schedule


More information about First Year can be found on the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar.

Orientation begins: Monday, August 2, 2021

Classes begin: Thursday, August 5, 2021


Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 24 - Sunday, November 28, 2021 (inclusive)

Winter Break: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - Sunday, January 2, 2022 (inclusive)

Fall Semester Course Dates

IMC500 - Medicine & Society (1½ weeks)
Begin: Thursday, August 5
End: Friday, August 13

PAS500 - Human Gross Anatomy (16½ weeks)
Begin: Friday, August 13
End: Wednesday, December 8

IMC502 - Fundamentals I (7½ weeks)
Begin: Friday, August 13
End: Friday, October 15

IMC504 - Fundamentals II (8½ weeks)
Begin: Friday, October 18
End: Monday, December 13

IDM520 - Clinical Practice of Medicine 1 (16 weeks)
Begin: Monday, August 9
End: Monday, December 6

Special Events

Humanities Day: TBD

Attendance is required.


A typical weekly schedule would include the following:

  • Most classes typically run from 8am-12pm Monday through Friday. Lectures for Clinical Practice of Medicine 1 (CPM 1) are Mondays from 1-2pm, followed by small groups from 2-4pm.
  • CPM 1 clinical preceptor sessions generally occur on Wednesday afternoon, but may occur at other times based on the preceptor's schedule.
  • In order to follow New York State and CDC recommendations, Gross Anatomy Lab scheduling is varies. The Gross Anatomy faculty will share additional details as they become available.
  • Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 1pm-3pm is referred to as "surge time". This time is scheduled at the course director's discretion and is used for review of previous material. In general, there will be no new material introduced during this time unless specifically designated. 
First year, fall semester mock schedule.

This schedule is a general guide. Please be aware that the schedule will likely be impacted by COVID-19 recommendations as set forth by New York State and the CDC.


The exact daily schedule is subject to change at the course director's discretion and according to requirements.