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.

Main campus

Main Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
SUMMER RECESS
June 16 – July 8, 2018
 
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. 20 No classes/Faculty In-Service
Aug. 28 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 3 Labor Day recess/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
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2018-2019
Oct. 29 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 30 Classes begin
Nov. 5 Last day student registration
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 18 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
 
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 22, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019
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
 
SPRING RECESS 2019
Feb. 23 – March 3, 2019
March 2-4 National Board Written Exams
 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2019
March 4 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 5 Classes begin
March 11 Last day student registration
April 23 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
April 19-22 Spring Recess/No classes
May 27 Memorial Day/No classes
June 5 Classes end
June 7-13 Final exams
June 13 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 14 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 15 – July 14, 2019
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2019
July 15 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 16 Classes begin
July 22 Last day student registration
Sept. 2 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 3 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 16 Classes end
Oct. 18-24 Final exams
Oct. 24 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 25 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Oct. 26 – Nov. 3, 2019
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2019-2020
Nov. 4 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Nov. 5 Classes begin
Nov. 11 Last day student registration
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving/No classes
 
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 21, 2019, through Jan. 5, 2020
Jan. 6 Classes resume
Jan. 7 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday/No classes
Feb. 19 Classes end
Feb. 21-27 Final exams
Feb. 27 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 28 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS 2020
Feb. 29 – March 8, 2020
 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2020
March 9 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 10 Classes begin
March 16 Last day student registration
April 10-13 Spring Recess/No classes
April 28 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 25 Memorial Day/No classes
June 10 Classes end
June 12-18 Final exams
June 18 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 19 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 20 – July 12, 2020
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2020
July 13 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 14 Classes begin
July 20 Last day student registration
Sept. 1 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 7 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 14 Classes end
Oct. 16-22 Final exams
Oct. 22 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 23 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
October 24 – November 1, 2020
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2020-2021
Nov. 2 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Nov. 3 Classes begin
Nov. 9 Last day student registration
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving/No classes
 
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 19, 2020, through Jan. 3, 2021
Jan. 4 Classes resume
Jan. 5 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday/No classes
Feb. 17 Classes end
Feb. 19-25 Final exams
Feb. 25 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 26 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS 2021

February 27 – March 7, 2021

 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2021
March 8 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 9 Classes begin
March 15 Last day student registration
April 2-5 Spring Recess/No classes
April 27 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 31 Memorial Day/No classes
June 9 Classes end
June 11-17 Final exams
June 17 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 18 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS
June 19 – July 11, 2021
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2021
July 12 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 13 Classes begin
July 19 Last day student registration
Aug. 31 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 6 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 13 Classes end
Oct. 15-21 Final exams
Oct. 21 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 22 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
October 23 – October 31, 2021
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2021-2022
Nov. 1 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Nov. 2 Classes begin
Nov. 8 Last day student registration
Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving/No classes
 
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 18, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022
Jan. 3 Classes resume
Jan. 4 Trimester Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday/No classes
Feb. 16 Classes end
Feb. 18-24 Final exams
Feb. 24 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 25 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS 2022

February 26 – March 6, 2022

Florida campus

Florida Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
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
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
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 15, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2019
Jan. 7 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 8 Classes begin
Jan. 14 Last day student registration
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 12 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 11-15 Lab finals week
March 15 Classes end
March 18-21 Final exams
March 22 Graduation
   
SPRING RECESS
March 23 – March 31, 2019
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2019
April 1 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 2 Classes begin
April 8 Last day student registration
April 19-22 Spring Recess/No classes
May 7 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 27 Memorial Day/No Classes
June 3-7 Lab finals week
June 7 Classes end
June 10-13 Final exams
June 14 Graduation
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 15 – July 14, 2019
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2019
July 15 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 16 Classes begin
July 22 Last day student registration
Aug. 20 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 2 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 16-20 Lab finals week
Sept. 20 Classes end
Sept. 23-26 Final exams
Sept. 27 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Sept. 28 – Oct. 6, 2019
 
FALL QUARTER - 2019
Oct. 7 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 8 Classes begin
Oct. 14 Last day student registration
Nov. 12 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 9-13 Lab finals week
Dec. 13 Classes end
Dec. 16-19 Final exams
Dec. 20 Graduation
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 21, 2019, through Jan. 12, 2020
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2020
Jan. 13 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 14 Classes begin
Jan. 20 Last day student registration
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 18 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 16-20 Lab finals week
March 20 Classes end
March 23-26 Final exams
March 27 Graduation
   
SPRING RECESS
March 28 – April 5, 2020
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2020
April 6 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 7 Classes begin
April 10-13 Spring Recess/No classes
April 14 Last day student registration
May 12 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 25 Memorial Day/No Classes
June 8-12 Lab finals week
June 12 Classes end
June 15-18 Final exams
June 19 Graduation
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 20 – July 12, 2020
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2020
July 13 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 14 Classes begin
July 20 Last day student registration
Aug. 18 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 7 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 14-18 Lab finals week
Sept. 18 Classes end
Sept. 21-24 Final exams
Sept. 25 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Sept. 26 – Oct. 4, 2020
 
FALL QUARTER - 2020
Oct. 5 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 6 Classes begin
Oct. 12 Last day student registration
Nov. 10 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 7-11 Lab finals week
Dec. 11 Classes end
Dec. 14-17 Final exams
Dec. 18 Graduation
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 19, 2020, through Jan. 10, 2021
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2021
Jan. 11 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 12 Classes begin
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Jan. 19 Last day student registration
Feb. 17 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 15-19 Lab finals week
March 19 Classes end
March 22-25 Final exams
March 26 Graduation
   
SPRING RECESS
March 27 – April 5, 2021
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2021
April 6 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 7 Classes begin
April 13 Last day student registration
May 12 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 31 Memorial Day/No Classes
June 7-11 Lab finals week
June 11 Classes end
June 14-17 Final exams
June 18 Graduation
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 19 – July 11, 2021
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2021
July 12 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 13 Classes begin
July 19 Last day student registration
Aug. 17 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 6 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 13-17 Lab finals week
Sept. 17 Classes end
Sept. 20-23 Final exams
Sept. 24 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Sept. 25 – Oct. 3, 2021
 
FALL QUARTER - 2021
Oct. 4 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 5 Classes begin
Oct. 11 Last day student registration
Nov. 9 Quarter Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 6-10 Lab finals week
Dec. 10 Classes end
Dec. 13-16 Final exams
Dec. 17 Graduation
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 18, 2021, through Jan. 9, 2022

West campus

West Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
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
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
 
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. 12 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 13 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
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. 5 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 6 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
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2019
Jan. 4 New student orientation
Jan. 7 Classes begin
Jan. 8 Challenge examinations
Jan. 11 Petitions for graduation for March 2019 graduates due in Registrar’s Office/Last day student registration
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 12 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Feb. 18 President’s Day/No classes
March 7 Graduation rehearsal
March 8 Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 11-15 Lab finals week
March 15 Classes end
March 18 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 19-21 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 23 - March 31, 2019
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2019
March 29 New student orientation
April 1 Classes begin
April 2 Challenge examinations
April 5 Petitions for graduation for June 2019 graduates due in Registrar’s Office/Last day student registration
April 19 Spring Holiday
May 7 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 27 Memorial Day/No classes
June 3-7 Lab finals week
June 6 Graduation rehearsal
June 7 Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 7 Classes end
June 10 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 11-13 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 15 - July 14, 2019
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2019
July 12 New student orientation
July 15 Classes begin
July 16 Challenge examinations
July 19 Petitions for graduation for September 2019 graduates due in Registrar’s Office/ Last day student registration
Aug. 20 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 2 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 16-20 Lab finals week
Sept. 19 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 20 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 20 Classes end
Sept. 23 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 24-26 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 28 - October, 6, 2019
 
FALL QUARTER - 2019
Oct. 4 New student orientation
Oct. 7 Classes begin
Oct. 8 Challenge examinations
Oct. 11 Petitions for graduation for December 2019 graduates due in Registrar’s Office/ Last day student registration
Nov. 12 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 9-13 Lab finals week
Dec. 12 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 13 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 13 Classes end
Dec. 16 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 17-19 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 21, 2019, through Jan. 12, 2020
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2020
Jan. 10 New student orientation
Jan. 13 Classes begin
Jan. 14 Challenge examinations
Jan. 17 Petitions for graduation for March 2020 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Jan. 17 Last day student registration
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 17 President’s Day/No classes
Feb. 18 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 16-20 Lab finals week
March 19 Graduation rehearsal
March 20 Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 20 Classes end
March 23 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 24-26 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 28 – April 5, 2020
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2020
April 3 New student orientation
April 6 Classes begin
April 7 Challenge examinations
April 10 Spring Recess
April 13 Petitions for graduation for June 2020 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
April 13 Last day student registration
May 12 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 25 Memorial Day/No classes
June 8-12 Lab finals week
June 11 Graduation rehearsal
June 12 Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 12 Classes end
June 15 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 16-18 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 20 - July 12, 2020
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2020
July 10 New student orientation
July 13 Classes begin
July 14 Challenge examinations
July 17 Petitions for graduation for September 2020 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
July 17 Last day student registration
Aug. 18 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 7 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 14-18 Lab finals week
Sept. 17 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 18 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 18 Classes end
Sept. 21 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 22-24 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 26 - October, 4, 2020
 
FALL QUARTER - 2020
Oct. 2 New student orientation
Oct. 5 Classes begin
Oct. 6 Challenge examinations
Oct. 9 Petitions for graduation for December 2020 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Oct. 9 Last day student registration
Nov. 10 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 7-11 Lab finals week
Dec. 10 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 11 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 11 Classes end
Dec. 14 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 15-17 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 19, 2020, through Jan. 10, 2021
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2021
Jan. 8 New student orientation
Jan. 11 Classes begin
Jan. 12 Challenge examinations
Jan. 15 Petitions for graduation for March 2021 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Jan. 15 Last day student registration
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 15 President’s Day/No classes
Feb. 16 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 15-19 Lab finals week
March 18 Graduation rehearsal
March 19 Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 19 Classes end
March 22 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 23-25 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 27 – April 4, 2021
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2021
April 1 New student orientation
April 2 Spring Recess
April 5 Classes begin
April 6 Challenge examinations
April 9 Petitions for graduation for June 2021 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
April 9 Last day student registration
May 11 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 31 Memorial Day/No classes
June 7-11 Lab finals week
June 10 Graduation rehearsal
June 11 Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 11 Classes end
June 14 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 15-17 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 19 - July 11, 2021
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2021
July 9 New student orientation
July 12 Classes begin
July 13 Challenge examinations
July 16 Petitions for graduation for September 2021 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
July 16 Last day student registration
Aug. 17 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 6 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 13-17 Lab finals week
Sept. 16 Graduation rehearsal
Sept. 17 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 17 Classes end
Sept. 20 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 21-23 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 25 - October, 3, 2021
 
FALL QUARTER - 2021
Oct. 1 New student orientation
Oct. 4 Classes begin
Oct. 5 Challenge examinations
Oct. 8 Petitions for graduation for December 2021 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Oct. 8 Last day student registration
Nov. 9 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 6-10 Lab finals week
Dec. 9 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 10 Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 10 Classes end
Dec. 13 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 14-16 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 18, 2021, through Jan. 9, 2022
 

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