Academic Calendar

NBCE exam dates

The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) offers exams in the areas of basic sciences (Part I), clinical sciences (Part II), clinical competency (Part III) and a practical skills exam (Part IV).

Licensing agencies that regulate the practice of chiropractic use NBCE exam scores in their evaluation of candidates for licensure.

Exams are offered several times a year at various chiropractic college locations. Deadlines vary for each administration. Examination dates and application deadlines are available on the NBCE website.

Davenport campus

Davenport Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
SPRING TRIMESTER 2017
March 6 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 7 Classes begin
March 13 Last day student registration
March 17-19 National Board Written Exams/No classes
March 20 Faculty In-Service/No classes
April 14-17 Spring Holiday/No classes
April 24 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 19-21 Natioinal Board Practical Exams
May 29 Memorial Day/No classes
June 7 Classes end
June 9-15 Final exams
June 15 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 16 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 17 - July 9, 2017
June 23-25 National Board Written Exams
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2017
July 10 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 11 Classes begin
July 17 Last day student registration
Aug. 18-20 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Aug. 23 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 4 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 11 Classes end
Oct. 13-19 Final exams
Oct. 19 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 20 Graduation
Oct. 20-22 National Board Written Exams
 
FALL RECESS
October 21 - 29, 2017
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2017-2018
Oct. 30 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 31 Classes begin
Nov. 6 Last day student registration
Nov. 10-12 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 15 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Dec. 24 Winter recess (first day)
Jan. 6 Winter recess (last day)
Jan. 8 Classes resume
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday/No classes
Jan 20-21 National Board Written Exams
Feb. 14 Classes end
Feb. 16-22 Final exams
Feb. 22 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 23 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS 2018
February 24 - March 4, 2018
March 2-4 National Board Written Exams
 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2018
March 5 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 6 Classes begin
March 12 Last day student registration
March 19 Faculty In-Service
March 30 - April 2 Spring Holiday/No classes
April 21-22 National Board Written Exams
April 23 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 18-20 National Board Practical Exams
May 28 Memorial Day/No classes
June 6 Classes end
June 8-14 Final exams
June 14 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 15 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 16 - July 8, 2018
June 23-24 National Board Written Exams
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2018
July 9 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 10 Classes begin
July 16 Last day student registration
Aug. 17-19 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Aug. 22 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 3 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 10 Faculty In-Service/No classes
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 10 Classes end
Oct. 12-18 Final exams
Oct. 18 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 19 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
October 20 - 28, 2018
Oct. 20-21 National Board Written Exams
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2018-2019
Oct. 29 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 30 Classes begin
Nov. 5 Last day student registration
Nov. 9-11 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 14 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Dec. 23 Winter recess (first day)
Jan. 6 Winter recess (last day)
Jan. 7 Classes resume
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday/No classes
Feb. 13 Classes end
Feb. 15-21 Final exams
Feb. 21 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 22 Graduation
 

Florida campus

Florida Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
SPRING RECESS
March 25 - April 3, 2017
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2017
April 3 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 4 Classes begin
April 10 Last day student registration
April 14-17 Spring Holiday/No classes
May 10 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 19-21 National Board Practical Exams
May 29 Memorial Day/No classes
June 5-9 Lab finals week
June 9 Classes end
June 12-15 Final exams
June 16 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 17 - July 9, 2017
June 23-25 National Board Written Exams
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2017
July 10 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 11 Classes begin
July 17 Last day student registration
Aug. 14 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Aug. 18-20 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Sept. 4 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 11-15 Lab finals week
Sept. 15 Classes end
Sept. 18-21 Final exams
Sept. 22 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
September 23 - October 1, 2017
 
FALL QUARTER - 2017
Oct. 2 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 3 Classes begin
Oct. 9 Last day student registration
Oct. 20-22 National Board Written Exams
Nov. 7 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 10-12 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 4-8 Lab finals week
Dec. 8 Classes end
Dec. 11-14 Final exams
Dec. 15 Graduation
   
WINTER RECESS
December 16, 2017 - January 7, 2018
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2018
Jan. 8 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 9 Classes begin
Jan.15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Jan. 16 Last day student registration
Jan. 20-21 National Board Written Exams
Feb. 13 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 2-4 National Board Written Exams/No classes
March 12-16 Lab finals week
March 16 Classes end
March 19-22 Final exams
March 23 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS
March 24 - April 2, 2018
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2018
March 30-April 2 Spring Holiday/No classes
April 3 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 4 Classes begin
April 10 Last day student registration
April 21-22 National Board Written Exams
May 9 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 18-20 National Board Practical Exams
May 28 Memorial Day/No classes
June 4-8 Lab finals week
June 8 Classes end
June 11-14 Final exams
June 15 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 16 - July 8, 2018
June 23-24 National Board Written Exams
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2018
July 9 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 10 Classes begin
July 16 Last day student registration
Aug. 14 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Aug. 17-19 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Sept. 3 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 10-14 Lab finals week
Sept. 14 Classes end
Sept. 17-20 Final exams
Sept. 21 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
September 22 - September 30, 2018
 
FALL QUARTER - 2018
Oct. 1 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 2 Classes begin
Oct. 8 Last day student registration
Oct. 20-21 National Board Written Exams
Nov. 6 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 9-11 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 3-7 Lab finals week
Dec. 7 Classes end
Dec. 10-13 Final exams
Dec. 14 Graduation
   

West campus

West Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
SPRING RECESS
March 25 - April 2, 2017
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2017
March 31 New student orientation
April 3 Classes begin
April 4 Challenge examinations
April 7 Petitions for graduation for June 2017 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Spring Quarter 2017
April 14 Spring Holiday/No classes
May 9 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 19-21 National Board Practical Exams
May 29 Memorial Day/No classes
June 5-9 Lab finals week
June 7 Graduation rehearsal
June 8 Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 9 Classes end
June 12 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 13-15 Final exams
June 23-25 National Board Written Exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 17 - July 9, 2017
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2017
July 7 New student orientation
July 10 Classes begin
July 11 Challenge examinations
July 14 Petitions for graduation for September 2017 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Summer Quarter 2017
Aug. 15 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Aug. 18-20 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Sept. 4 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 11-15 Lab finals week
Sept. 13 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 14 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 15 Classes end
Sept. 18 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 19-21 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 23 - October 1, 2017
 
FALL QUARTER - 2017
Sept. 29 New student orientation
Oct. 2 Classes begin
Oct. 3 Challenge examinations
Oct. 6 Petitions for graduation for December 2017 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Fall Quarter 2017
Oct. 20-22 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Nov. 7 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 10-12 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 4-8 Lab finals week
Dec. 6 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 7 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 8 Classes end
Dec. 11 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 12-14 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
December 16 - January 7, 2018
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2018
Jan. 5 New student orientation
Jan. 8 Classes begin
Jan. 9 Challenge examinations
Jan. 12 Petitions for graduation for March 2018 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Winter Quarter 2018
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Jan. 20-21 National Board Written Exams
Feb. 13 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Feb. 19 President's Day/No classes
March 2-4 National Board Written Exams/No classes
March 8 Graduation rehearsal
March 9 Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 12-16 Lab finals week
March 16 Classes end
March 19 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 20-22 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 24 - April 1, 2018
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2018
March 29 New student orientation
March 30 Spring Holiday
April 2 Classes begin
April 3 Challenge examinations
April 6 Petitions for graduation for June 2018 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Spring Quarter 2018
April 21-22 National Board Written Exams
May 8 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 18-20 National Board Practical Exams
May 28 Memorial Day/No classes
June 4-8 Lab finals week
June 6 Graduation rehearsal
June 7 Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 8 Classes end
June 11 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 12-14 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 16 - July 8, 2018
June 23-24 National Board Written Exams
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2018
July 6 New student orientation
July 9 Classes begin
July 10 Challenge examinations
July 13 Petitions for graduation for September 2018 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Summer Quarter 2018
Aug. 14 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Aug. 17-19 National Board Written Exams/No classes
Sept. 3 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 10-14 Lab finals week
Sept. 13 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 14 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 14 Classes end
Sept. 17 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 18-20 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 22 - September 30, 2018
 
FALL QUARTER - 2018
Sept. 28 New student orientation
Oct. 1 Classes begin
Oct. 2 Challenge examinations
Oct. 5 Petitions for graduation for December 2018 graduates due in Registrar's Office/Last day student registration for Fall Quarter 2018
Oct. 20-21 National Board Written Exams
Nov. 6 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 9-11 National Board Practical Exams
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 3-7 Lab finals week
Dec. 6 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 7 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 7 Classes end
Dec. 10 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 11-13 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
December 15 - January 6, 2019
 

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