School of Nursing Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2011 | Spring Semester 2012 | Summer Session 2012 |



Fall Semester 2011
August 17-19   Pre-Specialty Student Orientation
August 22   First day of class for Pre-Specialty Students
August 23-24   Direct Entry, Post Masters and RN Pre-Specialty Orientation
August 24   Returning Student Orientation (afternoon only)
Undergraduate Classes Begin (Nur 210a, 231a)
August 25   MSN Block Classes begin
August 26   First day of class for non-block Specialty students
(Monday schedule to make up for Labor Holiday)
Aug 29 - Sept 1   PhD and DNP orientation and 1st Intensive
September 4   Last day to withdraw from a course with no grade entry on record
September 5   Labor Day - No VUSN classes held
October 8   MSN Open House
October 19   Last day to withdraw from a course and receive grade of “W”
October 20-22   Vanderbilt Homecoming and Reunion
November 7   Spring ’12 Registration Begins
November 19-27   Thanksgiving Break
December 9   Last Day of Classes
December Pinning Ceremony - (Graduating students only)
December 12-15   Final Exams

 


Spring Semester 2012
Week of January 2   Classes begin for some specialties students. Please consult block schedules and/or with Program Director for exact start dates
January 9   Classes begin for Pre-Specialty Students
Week of January 9   Classes begin for some specialties students. Please consult block schedules and/or with Program Director for exact start dates
January 16   Martin Luther King Day - No VUSN classes held
January 17 – 20   PhD and DNP 2nd Intensive
January 19   Last day for MSN or DNP students to withdraw from a course with no grade entry on record
February 29   Last day for MSN or DNP students to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of “W”
March 3   MSN Open House
March 3-11   Spring Break
March 26   Summer ’12 Registration Begins
April 20   Classes End
April 23–27   Community Health, Clinical, Final Exams

 


Summer Session 2012
Week of April 30   Classes begin for some specialties students. Please consult block schedules and/or with Program Director for exact start dates
May 7   Pre-Specialty Classes begin
May 7-10   PhD and DNP 3rd Intensive
May 10   Alumni Reception for Graduates
May Pinning Ceremony - (Graduating students only)
May 11   Commencement Ceremony
May 11   Last day for MSN or DNP students to withdraw from a course with no grade entry on record
Week of May 16   Classes begin for some specialties students. Please consult block schedules and/or with Program Director for exact start dates
May 28   Memorial Day - No VUSN classes held
June 18   Last day for MSN or DNP students to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of “W”
July 4   Independence Day - No VUSN classes held
August 3   Classes End
August 5   Pinning Ceremony- (Graduating students only)