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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 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 Term 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
Dec. 18 Winter recess (first day)
Jan. 2 Winter recess (last day)
Jan. 3 Classes resume
Jan. 4 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King Jr. day/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

 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2022
March 7 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 8 Classes begin
March 14 Last day student registration
April 15-18 Spring Recess/No classes
April 27 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 30 Memorial Day/No classes
June 8 Classes end
June 10-16 Final exams
June 16 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
June 17 Graduation
 
SUMMER RECESS 2022
June 17 – July 11, 2022
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2022
July 11 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 12 Classes begin
July 18 Last day student registration
Aug. 31 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 5 Labor Day recess/No classes
Sept. 18 Founder's Day
Oct. 12 Classes end
Oct. 14-20 Final exams
Oct. 20 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Oct. 21 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
October 21 – October 31, 2022
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2022-2023
Oct. 31 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Nov. 1 Classes begin
Nov. 7 Last day student registration
Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving Recess/No classes
Dec. 21 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Dec. 22 Winter recess (first day)
Jan. 3 Winter recess (last day)
Jan. 4 Classes resume
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. day/No classes
Feb. 15 Classes end
Feb. 17-23 Final exams
Feb. 23 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 24 Graduation
 
SPRING RECESS 2023

February 24 – March 6, 2023

 
SPRING TRIMESTER 2023
March 6 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
March 7 Classes begin
March 13 Last day student registration
April 7-10 Spring Recess/No classes
April 26 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
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 2023
June 16 – July 10, 2023
 
SUMMER TRIMESTER 2023
July 10 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 11 Classes begin
July 17 Last day student registration
Aug. 30 Term 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
 
FALL RECESS
October 20 – October 30, 2023
 
FALL TRIMESTER 2023-2024
Oct. 30 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 31 Classes begin
Nov. 6 Last day student registration
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Recess/No classes
Dec. 20 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Dec. 23 Winter recess (first day)
Jan. 7 Winter recess (last day)
Jan. 8 Classes resume
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. day/No classes
Feb. 14 Classes end
Feb. 16-22 Final exams
Feb. 22 Graduation clearance and rehearsal
Feb. 23 Graduation
Florida campus
Florida Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
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
   
WINTER QUARTER - 2022
Jan. 10 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 11 Classes begin
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Jan. 18 Last day student registration
Feb. 16 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 14-18 Lab finals week
March 18 Classes end
March 21-24 Final exams
March 25 Graduation
   
SPRING RECESS
March 25 – April 4, 2022
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2022
April 4 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 5 Classes begin
April 11 Last day student registration
April 15-18 Spring Recess/No classes
May 11 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 30 Memorial Day/No Classes
June 6-10 Lab finals week
June 10 Classes end
June 13-16 Final exams
June 17 Graduation
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 17 – July 11, 2022
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2022
July 11 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 12 Classes begin
July 18 Last day student registration
Aug. 17 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 5 Labor Day Recess/No classes
Sept. 12-16 Lab finals week
Sept. 16 Classes end
Sept. 19-22 Final exams
Sept. 23 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Sept. 23 – Oct. 3, 2022
 
FALL QUARTER - 2022
Oct. 3 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 4 Classes begin
Oct. 10 Last day student registration
Nov. 9 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 5-9 Lab finals week
Dec. 9 Classes end
Dec. 12-15 Final exams
Dec. 16 Graduation
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 16, 2022, through Jan. 9, 2023
   
WINTER QUARTER - 2023
Jan. 9 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Jan. 10 Classes begin
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Jan. 17 Last day student registration
Feb. 15 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
March 13-17 Lab finals week
March 17 Classes end
March 20-23 Final exams
March 24 Graduation
   
SPRING RECESS
March 24 – April 3, 2023
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2023
April 3 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
April 4 Classes begin
April 7-10 Spring Recess/No classes
April 12 Last day student registration
May 10 Term midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
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, 2023
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2023
July 10 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
July 11 Classes begin
July 17 Last day student registration
Aug. 16 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 4 Labor Day Recess/No classes
Sept. 11-15 Lab finals week
Sept. 15 Classes end
Sept. 18-21 Final exams
Sept. 22 Graduation
 
FALL RECESS
Sept. 22 – Oct. 2, 2023
 
FALL QUARTER - 2023
Oct. 2 New student orientation/Faculty In-Service
Oct. 3 Classes begin
Oct. 9 Last day student registration
Nov. 8 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving/No classes
Dec. 4-8 Lab finals week
Dec. 8 Classes end
Dec. 11-14 Final exams
Dec. 15 Graduation
West campus
West Campus Academic Calendar
Date Details
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. 8 Graduation rehearsal
Dec. 9 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
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2022
Jan. 7 New student orientation
Jan. 10 Classes begin
Jan. 14 Last day student registration
Jan. 14 Petitions for graduation for March 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 15 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Feb. 21 President’s Day/No classes
March 14-18 Lab finals week
March TBD Graduation rehearsal
March TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 18 Classes end
March 21 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 22-23 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 25 – April 1, 2022
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2022
April 1 New student orientation
April 4 Classes begin
April 8 Petitions for graduation for June 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
April 8 Last day student registration
April 15 Spring Recess
May 10 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 30 Memorial Day/No classes
June TBD Graduation rehearsal
June TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 6-10 Lab finals week
June 10 Classes end
June 13 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 14-16 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 18 - July 10, 2022
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2022
July 8 New student orientation
July 11 Classes begin
July 15 Last day student registration
July 15 Petitions for graduation for September 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Aug. 16 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 5 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 12-16 Lab finals week
Sept. TBD Graduation rehearsal
Sept. TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 16 Classes end
Sept. 19 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 20-22 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 23 - 30, 2022
 
FALL QUARTER - 2022
Sept. 30 New student orientation
Oct. 3 Classes begin
Oct. 7 Petitions for graduation for December 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Oct. 7 Last day student registration
Nov. 8 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Recess/No classes
Dec. 5-9 Lab finals week
TBD Graduation rehearsal
TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 9 Classes end
Dec. 12 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 13-15 Final exams
   
WINTER RECESS
Dec. 16, 2022, through Jan. 5, 2023
 
WINTER QUARTER - 2023
Jan. 6 New student orientation
Jan. 9 Classes begin
Jan. 13 Last day student registration
Jan. 13 Petitions for graduation for March 2023 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No classes
Feb. 14 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Feb. 20 President’s Day/No classes
March 13-17 Lab finals week
Mar. TBD Graduation rehearsal
Mar. TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
March 17 Classes end
March 20 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
March 21-23 Final exams
   
SPRING RECESS
March 24 – March 31, 2023
 
SPRING QUARTER - 2023
March 31 New student orientation
April 3 Classes begin
April 7 Spring recess
April 10 Petitions for graduation for June 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
April 10 Last day student registration
May 9 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
May 29 Memorial Day/No classes
June 5-9 Lab finals week
June TBD Graduation rehearsal
June TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
June 9 Classes end
June 12 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
June 13-15 Final exams
   
SUMMER RECESS
June 16 - July 7, 2023
 
SUMMER QUARTER - 2023
July 7 New student orientation
July 10 Classes begin
July 14 Last day student registration
July 14 Petitions for graduation for September 2023 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Aug. 15 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Sept. 4 Labor Day/No classes
Sept. 11-15 Lab finals week
Sept. TBD Graduation rehearsal
Sept. TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
Sept. 15 Classes end
Sept. 18 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Sept. 19-21 Final exams
   
FALL RECESS
September 22 - 29, 2023
 
FALL QUARTER - 2023
Sept. 29 New student orientation
Oct. 2 Classes begin
Oct. 6 Petitions for graduation for December 2022 graduates due in Registrar’s Office
Oct. 6 Last day student registration
Nov. 7 Term Midpoint/Last day to drop a course or withdraw from term
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Recess/No classes
Dec. 4-8 Lab finals week
Dec. TBD Graduation rehearsal
Dec. TBD Graduation/Regular school schedule
Dec. 8 Classes end
Dec. 11 Faculty Institute Day/No classes
Dec. 12-14 Final exams
   
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