Academic Calendar: DDS Program

All dates are inclusive.

2020

Date Description
January 1-31, 2020 D4 class takes NBDE part 2 exam (class of 2020)
January 6, 2020 All DDS classes resume
January 13, 2020 AS Class of 2022 begins Immersion Program
January 17, 2020 Early closing for MLK, Jr. Day holiday - all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - observed
(no classes/clinics)
January___, 2020 "Ring In the New Year" party TENTATIVE
February 3, 2020 DDS White Coat Ceremony - D2 Class of 2022
February 7-9, 2020 CDCA Exam (formerly known as NERB) -TENTATIVE 
February 14, 2020 Early Closing for Presidents' Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
February 17, 2020 Presidents' Day - observed (no classes/clinics)
February 21-23, 2020 CDCA Exam (formerly known as NERB) -TENTATIVE 
March 14-22, 2020 Spring recess
March 14-17, 2020 ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition (National Harbor, MD)
March 18-21, 2020 AADR Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Washington, DC)
March 19-22, 2020 Western Regional Board (WREB) Exam
March 23, 2020 All DDS classes resume
April 22-24, 2020 NYU Dentistry Annual Research Days
May 1, 2020 DDS Student Recognition Ceremony - Tentative
May 7-9, 2020 CDCA Exam (formerly known as NERB) -TENTATIVE 
May 18, 2020 NYU Dentistry Graduation (No classes/clinics for Senior students only)
May 19, 2020 NYU Grad Alley Washington Square Campus 
5:00 - 8:00pm
May 20, 2020 NYU Commencement Yankee Stadium -
Bronx, NY,  (No classes/clinics for Senior students only)
May 22, 2020 Last day of D2 didactic and preclinical classes (Class of 2022)
May 22, 2020 Early Closing for Memorial Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day - observed (no DDS classes/clinics)
May 26, 2020 D2 general clinics orientation begin (Class of 2022)
May 29, 2020 Last day of the D1 Class (Class of 2023)
May 29, 2020 Last Day of D3 didactic teaching (Class of 2021)
May 29, 2020 Last Day of the D4 classes/clinics (Class of 2020)
June 1 - 19, 2020 D2 remedial period (Class of 2022)
June 8 - 26, 2020 D1 and D3 remedial period (Classes 2023, 2021)
June 15 - July 24, 2020 Modified clinic schedule for Class of 2022
July 1, 2020 Academic Year 2020 - 2021 begins for all classes
July 1, 2020 D4 (Class of 2021) clinic begins; D2 (Class of 2023)
didactics begins; D3 Advanced Standing clinic begins
July 1 - 17, 2020 D3 (Class of 2022, 4-year cohort) Board Part 1 study weeks
July 2, 2020 Early closing for Independence holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm
July 3, 2020 Independence Day - Observed
July 6, 2020 D1 (Class of 2024) classes begin;
D2/D3/D4 classes and clinics resume
(D3 clinic for AS cohort)
July 6 - 8, 2020 D1 Orientation (Class of 2024)
July 27, 2020 D3 (Class of 2022) resumes regular clinic schedule
August 14-16, 2020 CDCA Exam (formerly known as NERB) -TENTATIVE 
August 21, 2020 D2/D3/D4 Summer academic session ends;
D1 classes continue
August 22 - September 7, 2020 D2/D3/D4 summer break
September 2, 2020 Last Day of D1 summer session
September 3-7, 2020 D1 summer break
September 7, 2020 Labor Day
September 8, 2020 All DDS classes resume

September 18-20, 2020

CDCA Exam (formerly known as NERB) -TENTATIVE 

October 4, 2020

Oral Cancer Walk

November 25, 2020

Early closing for Thanksgiving holiday -
all DDS clinic/didactic activity ends at 5:00pm

November 26-27, 2020

Thanksgiving recess

November 30, 2020

All DDS classes resume

December 5-6, 2020 CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros portion)
December 12-13, 2020 CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros portion)

December 18, 2020

Last day of fall semester classes (DDS)

December 19, 2020 -
January 3, 2021

Winter recess (DDS)

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 MLK, Jr. Day holiday -
all clinic/didactic activity ends at 4:00pm

January 18, 2021

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

January 22, 2021

"Ring In the New Year" party TENTATIVE

January 27-29, 2021

Academy of Distinguished Educators Showcase

Date to be determined

DDS White Coat Ceremony - D2 Class of 2023

February 6-7, 2021

CDCA Exam (Endo/Pros retake) -TENTATIVE

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 13-21, 2021

Spring Recess

March 13-16, 2021

ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition (Boston, MA)

March 17-20, 2021

AADR Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Boston, MA)

March 18-21, 2021

Western Regional Board (WREB) Exam-TENTATIVE

March 22, 2021

All DDS classes resume

April 3-4, 2021 CDCA Exam (Operative portion) -TENTATIVE
April 10-11, 2021 CDCA Exam (Operative portion) -TENTATIVE

April 21-23, 2021

NYU Dentistry Research Days-TENTATIVE

May 1-2, 2021

CDCA Exam (retake exam) -TENTATIVE 

May 7, 2021

DDS Student Recognition Ceremony - TENTATIVE

May 17, 2021

NYU Dentistry Graduation -
(No classes/clinics for Senior students only) TENTATIVE

May 18, 2021

NYU Grad Alley Washington Square Campus 
5:00 - 8:00pm TENTATIVE 

May 19, 2021

NYU Commencement Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY, 
(No classes/clinics for Senior students only) TENTATIVE 

May 21, 2021

Last day of D2 didactic and preclinical classes
(Class of 2023)

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 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 6 - 9, 2021

D1 Orientation week (Class of 2025)

Calendar approved by the EMC up to November 6, 2019. Tentative dates are subject to change.