Academic and Events Calendar

This calendar is subject to change.

 

Spring 2020

January 6 Spring Semester begins for Phase I  
January 6-20 Problem-based Learning for Year I  
January 13 Block 9 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  
January 25 Open House LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
February 3 (tentative) USDA Accreditation Seminar SVM Auditorium
January 29 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
February 3 White Coat Ceremony LSU Royal Cotillion Ballroom 
February 2-3 Phase 2 Orientation  3rd Year Classroom
February 4  Phase 1 ends for Year III  
February 10 Phase 2 starts; Block 10 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 12 Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day  
February 24-25 Mardi Gras Holiday, Years I and II  
March 14-16 CANCELED SAVMA Symposium Cornell University
March 23-27 Spring Break  
April 1 CANCELED Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
April 6 Block 12 Begins  Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 10 Good Friday Holiday  
April 13-25 Spring NAVLE Window  
May 1 CANCELED Awards and Honors Banquet  
May 7 Final day for grades for Year IV  
May 8 Semester ends for Years I and II; last day for Year IV  
May 11 Block 1 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
May 11 MOVING TO VIRTUAL EVENT: Commencement for the SVM Class of 2020 Online

 

Summer 2020

May 12-August 3 Merial/NIH Summer Scholars Program LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
May 25 Block 1C begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
June 8 Block 12A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
June 22 Block 2C (3-week block) begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
July 3 July 4 Holiday  
July 13 Block 3A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
July 31-August  Summer Scholars Symposium  

 

Fall 2020

August 10 Block 4A begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
August 10 Semester begins LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
August 13-19 Year I Orientation  
August 14 Freshman Leadership Experience Paula Manship YMCA
August 14 (tentative) Professional Coating Ceremony LSU Union Theater
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 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 for Years I and II  
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 PBS 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 PBS 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 2021  
February 5 Phase 2 Orientation  
February 15 Class of 2021 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  
TBD 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