Academic Calendar: DDS Program

All dates are inclusive.

2021

Date Description

January 4, 2021

All DDS classes resume; AS Class of 2023 Orientation

January 6, 2021

AS Class of 2023 Classes Begin

January 7-29, 2021

D4 class takes NBDE part 2 exam (class of 2021)

January 15, 2021

Early closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm

January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - observed (no classes/clinics)

January 27-29, 2021

Academy of Distinguished Educators Showcase

February 6-7, 2021

CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros retake)  

February 12, 2021

Early Closing for Presidents' Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm

February 15, 2021

Presidents' Day - observed (no classes/clinics)

March 13-16, 2021

ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition (Boston, MA)

March 17-20, 2021

AADR Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Boston, MA)

March 20-21, 2021 CDCA Exam (Operative/Perio)
April 10-11, 2021 CDCA Exam (Operative portion) -TENTATIVE
April 17-18, 2021 CDCA Exam (Operative portion) -TENTATIVE

April 21-23, 2021

NYU Dentistry Research Days-TENTATIVE

May 7, 2021

DDS Student Recognition Ceremony - TENTATIVE

May 19, 2021

NYU Commencement (11:00 am EST)
NYU Dentistry Graduation (1:00 pm EST)

May 21, 2021

Last day of D2 didactic and preclinical classes
(Class of 2023)
May 22-23, 2021 CDCA Exam (retake exam)

May 28, 2021

Last day of the D1 Class (Class of 2024)

May 28, 2021

Last Day of D3 didactic teaching (Class of 2022)

May 28, 2021

Last Day of the D4 classes/clinics (Class of 2021)

May 28, 2021

Early Closing for Memorial Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm

May 31, 2021

Memorial day - observed (no DDS classes/clinics)

June 1, 2021

D2 general clinics orientation begin (Class of 2023)

June 1 - 18, 2021

D2 remedial period (Class of 2023)

June 7 - 25, 2021

D1 and D3 remedial period (Classes 2024, 2022)

June 30, 2021

Last Day of D2, D3 clinics

July 6 - 9, 2021

D1 Orientation week (Class of 2025)

July 1, 2021 Academic Year 2021 - 2022 begins for all classes
July 1, 2021 D4 (Class of 2022) and D3 (Class of 2023) Clinic Begins
D2 (Class of 2024) Didactics Begins
D3 Advanced Standing Clinic Begins
July 2, 2021 Early closing for Independence Day holiday - all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
July 5, 2021 Independence Day - Observed
July 6, 2021 D1 (Class of 2025) classes begin
D2/D3/D4 classes and clinics resume
July 6 - 9, 2021 D1 Orientation (Class of 2025)
July 31 - August 1, 2021 Dental and Dental Hygiene CDCA Exam (retake exam)
August 13, 2021 D1 summer academic session ends
August 14 - September 6, 2021 D1 summer break
August 20, 2021 D2/D3/D4 summer academic session ends
August 21 - September 6, 2021 D2/D3/D4 summer break
September 6, 2021 Labor Day
September 7, 2021 All DDS classes resume
October 3, 2021 Oral Cancer Walk TENTATIVE
October 15, 2021 - January 30, 2022 D4 class takes NBDE Part 2 or INBDE exam (Class of 2022)
October 16-17, 2021 CDCA Exam (retake exam) 
November 13-14, 2021 CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros portion)
November 24, 2021 Early closing for Thanksgiving holiday - all DDS clinic/didactic activity ends at 5:00pm
November 25-26, 2021 Thanksgiving recess
November 29, 2021 All DDS classes resume
December 17, 2021 Last day of fall semester classes (DDS)
December 18, 2021 - January 2, 2022 Winter recess (DDS)

2022

Date Description
January 3, 2022 All DDS classes resume; AS Class of 2024 classes begin
January 14, 2022 Early closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday - all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
January 17, 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - observed (no classes/clinics)
January 26-28, 2022 Academy of Distinguished Educators Showcase TENTATIVE
February 5-6, 2022 CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros retake)
February 18, 2022 Early Closing for Presidents' Day holiday - all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
February 21, 2022 Presidents' Day - observed (no classes/clinics)
March 5-6, 2022 CDCA Exam (Operative/Periodontics portion)
March 12-13, 2022 CDCA Exam (Operative/Periodontics portion)
March 19-27, 2022 Spring Recess
March 19-22, 2022 ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition (Montreal, QC)
March 23-26, 2022 AADR Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Atlanta, GA)
March 28, 2022 All DDS classes resume
April 23-24, 2022 CDCA Exam (retake)
April 27-29, 2022 NYU Dentistry Research Days TENTATIVE
May 6, 2022 DDS Student Recognition Ceremony TENTATIVE
Date to be determined NYU Dentistry Graduation  
May 18, 2022 NYU Commencement  TENTATIVE
May 21, 2022 Last day of D2 didactic and preclinical classes (Class of 2024)
May 27, 2022 Last day of the D1 Class (Class of 2025)
Last Day of D3 didactic teaching (Class of 2023)
Last Day of D4 classes/clinics (Class of 2022)
Early Closing for Memorial Day holiday - all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
May 30, 2022 Memorial Day - observed (no DDS classes/clinics)
May 31, 2022 D2 general clinics orientation begin (Class of 2024)
June 1 - 17, 2022 D2 remedial period (Class of 2024)
June 8 - 24, 2022 D1 and D3 remedial period (Classes 2025, 2023)
June 30, 2022 Last Day of D2, D3 clinics
July 1, 2022 D4 (Class of 2023) and D3 (Class of 2024) Clinic Begins
D2 (Class of 2025) Didactics Begins
D3 Advanced Standing Clinic Begins
July 5 - 8, 2022 D1 Orientation week (Class of 2026)

Calendar approved by the EMC up to July 8, 2022. Tentative dates are subject to change.