Academic and Events Calendar

This calendar is subject to change.

Fall 2020

August 10 Block 4A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
August 10 Semester begins for years 2 & 3 Online
August 7-12 Year I Orientation   Online
August 13 Semester begins for year 1 Online
August 24 First day of onsite labs for year 1 LSU SVM
August 24 Block 4C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
August 26 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
September 7 Labor Day Holiday  
September 8 Block 5A begins - Tuesday Veterinary Teaching Hospital
September 21 Block 5C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
September 30 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
October 5 Block 6A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
October 8 - 9 Fall Holiday  
October 19 Block 6C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
October 28 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
November 2 Block 7A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 16 Block 7C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 18-December 14 Fall NAVLE window  
November 25 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
November 26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday  
November 29-December 11 PBL for Year II LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
December 7 Block 8a (4-week block) begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
December 11 Semester ends  
December 15 Final day for grades to Student Affairs  
December 21-27 Holiday week 1 for students in Phase 2  
December 24-25 Christmas Holiday  
December 30 Case transfer; all Phase 2 students on service Veterinary Teaching Hospital
December 28-January 3 Holiday week 2 for students in Phase 2 (all students back on January 4, 2021  
December 31-January 1 New Year's Holiday  

 

Spring 2021

January 4 Block 8C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 4 All Phase 2 students return to clinics Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 4 Semester begins  
January 4-15 PBL for Year I LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
January 19 Block 9A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  
January 27 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
January 30 Open House LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
February 1 Block 9C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 1 (tentative) USDA Accreditation Seminar  
February 5 (tentative) White Coat Ceremony LSU Union Theater
February 5 Phase 1 ends for the Class of 2022  
February 5 Phase 2 Orientation  
February 15 Class of 2022 begins Phase 2; Block 10A Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 24 Dean's Grand Rounds/Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
February 15-16 Mardi Gras Holiday for Years I and II  
February 16 Mardi Gras Holiday  
March 1 Block 10C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
March 15 Block 11A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
TBD SAVMA Symposium  
March 22-26 Spring Break  
March 29 Block 11C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
March 31 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
April 2 Good Friday Holiday  
April 12-24 Spring NAVLE Window  
April 12 Block 12A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 26 Block 12C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 30 (tentative) Awards Ceremony for Years I, II, and III  
May 6 Final day for grades for Year IV  
May 7 Semester ends for Years I and II; last day for Year IV  
May 10 Block 1A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
May 10 Awards Ceremony for Year IV  
May 10 Commencement  
May 11 Final day for grades  
May 24 Block 1C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital

 

Summer 2021

June 7 Block 2A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
June 21 Block 2C begins

Veterinary Teaching Hospital

July 5 Independence Day Holiday  
July 12 Block 3A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
July 26 Block 3C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital

 

Fall 2021

August 6 Year I Orientation begins  
August 9 Semester begins  
August 9 Block 4A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
August 12 Year I classes begin  
August 23 Block 4C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
September 6 Labor Day Holiday  
September 7 Classes resume  
September 7 Block 5A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
September 20 Block 5C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
October 4 Block 6A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
October 18 Block 6C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 1 Block 7A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 12-December 8 Fall NAVLE window  
November 15 Block 7C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 25-26 Thanksgiving Holiday  
December 6 Block 8A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
December 23-27 Christmas Week Holiday  
December 28 Case switches occur in the morning  
December 29-January 3 New Year's Week Holiday  

 

Spring 2022

January 3 Block 8C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  
January 18 Block 9A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 31 Block 9C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 14 Block 10A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 28 Block 10C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 28-March 1 Mardi Gras Holiday, Years I and II  
March 1 Mardi Gras Holiday  
March 14 Block 11A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
March 28 Block 11C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 8-20 Spring NAVLE window (tentative)  
April 11 Block 12A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 15 Good Friday Holiday  
April 25 Block 12C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
May 13 Semester ends  
May 16 DVM Commencement