Academic Calendar

Class of 2020
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Duke University School of Medicine

YEAR ONE

SESSION 1 (Fall 2017) - 16 weeks (14 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

August 15 - 18                                                                            Orientation

August 21                                                                           Session 1 Begins

September 4                                                                    Labor Day Holiday

November 20 - 24                                                          Thanksgiving Break

December 8                                                                           Session 1 Ends

                                            3-week Intersession Break

SESSION 2 (Spring 2018) - 15 weeks (13 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

January 3                                                                            Session 2 Begins

January 15                                               Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

February 19 – 23                                                       Spring Break – Week 8

April 13                                                                                  Session 2 Ends

                                            1-week Intersession Break

SESSION 3 (Summer 2018) - 16 weeks (13 didactic, 2 clinical, 1 vacation)

April 23                                                                               Session 3 Begins

May 28                                                                      Memorial Day Holiday

June 18 – 22                                                           Summer Break – Week 9

July 4                                                                  Independence Day Holiday

August 10                                                                              Session 3 Ends  

                                           1-week Intersession Break

YEAR TWO

SESSION 4 (Fall 2018) - 16 weeks (14 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

August 20                                                                           Session 4 Begins

September 3                                                                    Labor Day Holiday

November 19 – 23                                                          Thanksgiving Break

December 7                                                                           Session 4 Ends

                                            3-week Intersession Break

 

SESSION 5 (Spring 2019) - 16 weeks (13 didactic, 2 clinical, 1 vacation)

January 2                                                                            Session 5 Begins

January 21                                               Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

February 18 – 22                                                       Spring Break – Week 8

April 19                                                                                  Session 5 Ends

                                            1-week Intersession Break

SESSION 6 (Summer2019) - 11 weeks (11 didactic)

April 29                                                                               Session 6 Begins

May 27                                                                      Memorial Day Holiday

July 4                                                                  Independence Day Holiday

July 12                                                                                   Session 6 Ends

                                           2-week Intersession Break

YEAR THREE

SESSION 7 – (Summer 2019 Fall2019)- 24 weeks (24 clinical, 1 vacation) 

July 29                                                     PT 801 Clinical Internship I Begins

                                                  PT 804 Professional Development II Begins

October 18                                                  PT 801 Clinical Internship I Ends

                 1-week Break

October 28                                              PT 802 Clinical Internship II Begins

January 17                                                 PT 802 Clinical Internship II Ends

                1-week Intersession Break

SESSION 8– (Spring 2020) – 15 weeks (12 clinical, 2 vacation, 1 graduation)

January 27                                             PT 803 Clinical Internship III Begins

April 24                                                     PT 803 Clinical Internship III Ends

               1-week Break

May 4                                           PT 804 Professional Development II Ends

May 10 (tentative)                                                                      Graduation

 

Please Note: This calendar is subject to change. 

Class of 2021
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Duke University School of Medicine

YEAR ONE

SESSION 1 (Fall 2018) - 16 weeks (14 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

August 14 - 17                                                                            Orientation

August 20                                                                           Session 1 Begins

September 3                                                                    Labor Day Holiday

November 3 - 11                                                                              STEPs® I

November 19 - 23                                                          Thanksgiving Break

December 7                                                                           Session 1 Ends

                                            3-week Intersession Break

SESSION 2 (Spring 2019) - 15 weeks (13 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

January 2                                                                            Session 2 Begins

January 21                                               Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

February 18 – 22                                                       Spring Break – Week 8

March 30 – April 7                                                                          STEPs® II 

April 12                                                                                  Session 2 Ends

                                           1-week Intersession Break

SESSION 3 (Summer 2019) - 16 weeks (13 didactic, 2 clinical, 1 vacation)

April 22                                                                               Session 3 Begins

May 27                                                                      Memorial Day Holiday

June 17 – 21                                                           Summer Break – Week 9

July 4                                                                  Independence Day Holiday

July 27 – August 11                                                                        STEPs® III

August 11                                                                              Session 3 Ends  

                                            1-week Intersession Break

YEAR TWO

SESSION 4 (Fall 2019) - 16 weeks (14 didactic, 1 clinical, 1 vacation)

August 26                                                                           Session 4 Begins

September 3                                                                    Labor Day Holiday

November 16-24                                                                            STEPs® IV

November 25 – 29                                                          Thanksgiving Break

December 13                                                                         Session 4 Ends

                                            3-week Intersession Break

 

SESSION 5 (Spring 2020) - 16 weeks (13 didactic, 2 clinical, 1 vacation)

January 6                                                                            Session 5 Begins

January 20                                               Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

February 24 – 28                                                       Spring Break – Week 8

April 11 – 24                                                                                   STEPs® V

April 24                                                                                  Session 5 Ends

                                            1-week Intersession Break

SESSION 6 (Summer2020) - 11 weeks (11 didactic)

May 4                                                                                 Session 6 Begins

May 25                                                                      Memorial Day Holiday

July 3                                                                  Independence Day Holiday

July 17                                                                                   Session 6 Ends

                                           2-week Intersession Break

YEAR THREE

SESSION 7 (Summer 2020 Fall2020)- 24 weeks (24 clinical, 1 vacation) 

August 3                                                  PT 801 Clinical Internship I Begins

                                                  PT 804 Professional Development II Begins

October 23                                                  PT 801 Clinical Internship I Ends

                                              1-week Break

November 2                                            PT 802 Clinical Internship II Begins

January 22                                                 PT 802 Clinical Internship II Ends

                       1-week Intersession Break

SESSION (Spring 2021) – 15 weeks (12 clinical, 2 vacation, 1 graduation)

February 1                                             PT 803 Clinical Internship III Begins

April 23                                                     PT 803 Clinical Internship III Ends

                                              1-week Break

April 30                                         PT 804 Professional Development II Ends

May 9 (tentative)                                                                        Graduation

 

Please Note: This calendar is subject to change.