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Academic Calendar 2016-2017 for ABSN Program

Fall 2016

August

24 Wednesday. DUSON New Student Orientation

24 Wednesday. ABSN Orientation

24 Wednesday. Graduate & Professional Student Convocation (4:00 pm)

25 Thursday. ABSN student BLS Certification; Scrubs & Stethoscopes

29 Monday. Fall Semester Classes Begin; Drop/Add continues

September

5 Monday. Labor Day – classes/clinical in session

9 Friday. Drop/Add Ends

16 Friday. Commitment to Excellence Ceremony/Reception (N392 Prof. Nursing)

29 Thursday. Founders’ Day Convocation (or Friday 30th)

October

2 Sunday. Founders’ Day

7 Friday. Fall Break Begins (8:00 pm)

12 Wednesday. Classes Resume (7:00am)

November

2 Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring Semester 2017

16 Wednesday. Registration ends for Spring Semester 2017

17 Thursday. Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2017

22 Tuesday. Classes End for ABSN students

23 Wednesday. Thanksgiving recess begins (10:30 pm)

28 Monday. Thanksgiving recess ends (7:00 am)

28-30 Mon-Wed. Final Exams

December

1-2 Thu-Fri. NCLEX Review for 4th Semester Students Only

10 Saturday. 11:00 a.m. School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony at Washington Duke Inn

Spring 2017

January

9 Monday. DUSON New Student Orientation (OASS Online) and ABSN Orientation

10 Tuesday. Scrubs & Stethoscopes; BLS Certification

11 Wednesday. Spring Semester Classes Begin; Drop/Add continues

16 Monday. MLK Holiday – no classes/clinical

25 Wednesday. Drop/Add ends for spring 2017

February

3 Friday. Commitment to Excellence Ceremony/Reception (N392 Prof. Nursing)

20 Monday. Summer Semester 2017 Registration begins

21 Tuesday. Last day of 1st six week courses (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

22 Wednesday. Final Exam 1st six week courses (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

22 Wednesday. First day 2nd six week courses (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

March

10 Friday. Spring Break Begins (8:00 pm)

20 Monday. Classes Resume (7:00 am)

April

5Wednesday. Registration for Fall Semester 2017 begins

14 Friday. Registration for Fall Semester 2017 ends

16 Sunday. Classes End for ABSN students

17-19 Mon-Wed. Final Exams for 2nd six week courses and full-term courses

20-21 Thu-Fri. NCLEX Review for 4th Semester Students Only

May

12 Friday. Commencement Weekend begins

14 Sunday. Graduation Exercises; Conferring of Degrees

Summer 2017

May

15 Monday. First Day of Classes

29 Monday. Memorial Day Holiday – no classes/clinical

31 Wednesday. Drop/Add ends for summer 2017

**School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony to be held around or during Commencement weekend (May12-14, 2017) Exact date and location to be determined.

June

27 Tuesday. Last day of 1st six week classes (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

28 Wednesday. Final Exam 1st six week classes (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

28 Wednesday. First day of 2nd six week classes (2nd Semester Cohort Only)

July

4 Tuesday. Independence Day Holiday – no classes/clinical

August

7 Monday. Classes End for ABSN students

9-11 Wed-Fri. Final exams 2nd six week courses and full-term courses