Academic and Events Calendar

  

Spring 2017    
January 3 Semester begins  
January 3 Block 8 midblock  
January 3 - 17 Problem-based Learning for Year I  
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  
January 17 Block 9 begins  
January 25 Dean's Grand Rounds Auditorium
January 28 Open House  
January 30 USDA Accreditation Seminar  
February 3 White Coat Ceremony Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Union
February 3 Phase 2 Orientation  
February 3 Phase 1 ends for Year III  
February 13 Phase 2 starts; Block 10  
February 22 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
February 27-28 Mardi Gras Holiday, Years I and II  
February 28 Mardi Gras Holiday  
March 13 Block 11 begins  
March 15 Faculty/Grad Student Research Dinner LSU Union
March 17 - 19 SAVMA Symposium Texas A&M
March 29 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
April 10 - 22 Spring NAVLE window  
April 10 Block 12 begins  
April 10 - 15 Spring Break  
April 14 Good Friday Holiday  
April 28 Awards and Honors Banquet SVM Auditorium
May 4 Final day for grades for Year IV  
May 5 Semester ends for Years I and II; last day for Year IV  
May 8 Block 1 begins  
May 8 Commencement  LSU Union Theater
May 12 Diploma Distribution Ceremony for MS/PhD  
May 12 LSU Commencement  

 

Summer 2017    
June 5 Block 2 begins (5 week block) Veterinary Teaching Hospital
June 19 Block 2 midblock Veterinary Teaching Hospital
July 4 Independence Day Holiday  
July 10 Block 3 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital

 

Fall 2017    
August 7 Block 4 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
August 11 Freshman Leadership Experience  
August 11-16 Year I Orientation  
August 14 Fall Semester begins  
August 16 Family Orientation SVM Auditorium
August 16 Year I Coating Ceremony SVM Auditorium
September 4 Labor Day Holiday  
September 5 Block 5 begins  Veterinary Teaching Hospital
September 27 Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day SVM Auditorium and first floor corridors
October 2 Block 6 begins  Veterinary Teaching Hospital
October 19-20 Fall Holiday for Years I, II and III  
October 25 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
October 30 Block 7 begins  Veterinary Teaching Hospital
November 13 - December 9 Fall NAVLE window  
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holiday  
November 27 - December 8 Problem-based Learning for Year II  
Novemer 29 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
December 4 Block 8 begins (6-week block)  Veterinary Teaching Hospital
December 8 Semester ends  
December 11 Final day for grades to Student Affairs  
December 15 Diploma Distribution Ceremony for LSU SVM MS and PhD degrees SVM, 1212C
December 15 LSU Commencement  
December 25 - January 2 Christmas and New Year's Holidays  

 

Spring 2018    
January 3 Spring Semester begins  
Januar 3-16 Problem-based Learning for Year I  
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  
January 16 Block 9 begins Veterianry Teaching Hospital
January 29 USDA Accreditation Seminar  
January 31 Dean's Grand Rounds Auditorium
February 2 White Coat Ceremony  
February 2 Phase 2 Orientation  
February 2 Phase 1 ends for Year III  
February 12 Phase 2 starts; Block 10 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
February 12-13 Mardi Gras Holiday, Years I and II  
February 13 Mardi Gras Holiday  
February 28 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
March 12 Block 11 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
March Faculty/Grad Student Research Dinner LSU Union
March SAVMA Symposium  
March 21 Dean's Grand Rounds SVM Auditorium
March 26-30 Spring Break  
March 30 Good Friday Holiday  
April 9-21 Spring NAVLE window  
April 9 Block 12 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
April 27 Awards and Honors Banquet SVM Auditorium
May 3 Final day for grades for Year IV  
May 4 Semester ends for Years I and II; last day for Year IV  
May 7 Block 1 begins Veterinary Teaching Hospital
May 7 Commencement  LSU Union Theater
May 11 Diploma Distribution Ceremony for MS/PhD  
May 11 LSU Commencement