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SPRING QUARTER 2018
Mon, May 14 – Sat, May 19Makeup/Break Week
Wed, May 16 – Thu, May 17Faculty Retreat
Fri, Apr 13Practice Opportunities Symposium
(Required for 1st and 2nd Years)
Thu, May 17Capstone Program – Class of 2018
Sat, May 19Commencement – Class of 2018
Sat, May 19 Spring Quarter Ends
SUMMER QUARTER 2018
Mon, May 21Summer Quarter Begins
Sat, May 26 – Mon, May 28Memorial Day Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Sat, Jun 02Admissions Open House
Wed, Jun 20 – Sat, Jun 23AOA/AOSA Optometry’s Meeting – Denver
Wed, Jul 04Independence Day Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Tue, Jul 10 – Sun, Jul 15NOA/NOSA Meeting – San Antonio
Sat, Jul 28 – Sat, Aug 04Final Exam Period
Mon, Aug 06 – Sat, Aug 11Makeup/Break Week
Tue, Aug 07NBEO Part I – Second Administration
Wed, Aug 08Residential Complex Move-In Day – Class of 2022
Thu, Aug 09 – Sun, Aug 12Student Orientation – Class of 2022
Sat, Aug 11Summer Quarter Ends
FALL QUARTER 2018
Mon, Aug 13Fall Quarter Begins
Sat, Aug 18ICO Olympics
Sat, Aug 25White Coat Ceremony / Parents’ Orientation – Class of 2022
Sat, Sep 01 – Mon, Sep 03Labor Day Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Fri, Sep 07 – Sat, Sep 08ICO Homecoming
Fri, Sep 21 – Sun, Sep 23IOA Annual Convention – Peoria
Sat, Oct 20 – Sat, Oct 27Final Exam Period
Sun, Oct 28ICO Fall Continuing Education Program
Mon, Oct 29 – Sat, Nov 03Makeup/Break Week
Sat, Nov 03 Fall Quarter Ends
WINTER QUARTER 2018-2019
Mon, Nov 05Winter Quarter Begins
Mon, Nov 05 – Sat, Nov 10AAO Break Week – No Classes, Labs, or Student Patient Care
Wed, Nov 07 – Sat, Nov 10AAO Meeting – San Antonio
Mon, Nov 19 – Tue, Nov 20No Classes or Labs (Patient Care As Usual)
Wed, Nov 21No Classes, Labs, or Student Patient Care
Wed, Nov 21Thanksgiving Holiday – ICO and IEI Close at 1:00 p.m.
Thu, Nov 22 – Sun, Nov 25Thanksgiving Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Mon, Nov 26Classes, Labs, and Student Patient Care Resume
Mon, Dec 03 – Tue, Dec 04NBEO Part II Travel Day – Fourth Years
Wed, Dec 05 – Thu, Dec 06NBEO Part II Travel Day – Fourth Years
Fri, Dec 21ICO Faculty/Staff Holiday Party –
Classes, Patient Care, and Optical Services Close at 1:00 p.m.
Sat, Dec 22Last Day of Student Patient Care – ICO and IEI Close at 1:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 24 – Sat, Jan 05Student Holiday Break – No Classes, Labs, or Student Patient Care
Mon, Dec 24 – Wed, Dec 26Holiday Break – ICO and IEI Closed
Thu, Dec 27 – Fri, Dec 28IEI Open (No Student Patient Care)
Sat, Dec 29 – Wed, Jan 02Holiday Break – ICO and IEI Closed
Thu, Jan 03 – Sat, Jan 05IEI Open (No Student Patient Care)
Mon, Jan 07Classes, Labs, and Student Patient Care Resume
Mon, Jan 21Martin Luther King Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Sat, Feb 09 – Sat, Feb 16Final Exam Period
Mon, Feb 18 – Sat, Feb 23Makeup/Break Week
Sat, Feb 23Winter Quarter Ends
SPRING QUARTER 2019
Mon, Feb 25Spring Quarter Begins – No Classes or Labs for Third Years (Patient Care As Scheduled)
Mon, Feb 25 – Tue, Feb 26Higher Learning Commission Site Visit
Thu, Mar 14 – Sat, Mar 16Flexible Date Study Days for Third Years – No Patient Care for Four Days Prior to NBEO Part I
Tue, Mar 19 – Fri, Mar 22NBEO Part I
Wed, Mar 20 – Sat, Mar 23Flexible Third Year Patient Care Begins – Patient Care Resumes after NBEO Part I Completion
Mon, Mar 25Third Year Classes and Labs Begin
Tue, Apr 02NBEO Part II – Second Administration
Fri, Apr 19 – Sun, Apr 21Spring Break Holiday – ICO and IEI Closed
Mon, Apr 22Classes, Labs, and Patient Care Resume for Third Years
Tue, Apr 23Classes, Labs, and Patient Care Resume for First, Second, and Fourth Years
Sat, May 04 – Sat, May 11Final Exam Period
Mon, May 13 – Fri, May 17Makeup/Break Week
Wed, May 15 – Thu, May 16Faculty Retreat
Wed, May 15Capstone Program – Class of 2019
Sat, May 18Spring Quarter Ends
Sun, May 19, 11:00 a.m.Commencement – Class of 2019
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Last Updated Sept 2015