Academic Calendar

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND SCIENCE 
The University, its offices and departments operate on an official WUHS Academic Calendars for the indicated years. In addition, Human Resources maintains a Holiday Schedule for faculty members and other employees. Official academic calendars proposed by the Dean of Basic Science and the Dean of Premedical Science and then approved by the Chief Academic Officer according to the guidelines established by WUHS (Belize) General Administration. The academic year begins with each spring semester.

SPRING 2020

January 13, 2020                 New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
January 14, 2020                 First Day of Instruction
February 7, 2020                 Last Day to Drop/Add a course
February 28, 2020              Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
April 13 – 10, 2020              NBME Exams
April 20 – 24, 2020            Final Exam Week

SUMMER 2020

May 11, 2020                      New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
May 12, 2020                      First Day of Instruction
May 29, 2020                     Last Day to Drop/Add a course
June 26, 2020                    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
August 14, 2020                NBME Exams
August 17 – 21, 2020       Final Exam Week

FALL 2020

September 7, 2020                New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
September 8, 2020               First Day of Instruction
October 2, 2020                      Last Day to Drop/Add a course
October 23, 2020                   Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
December 7 – 11, 2020         NBME Exams
December 14 – 18, 2020    Final Exam Week

SPRING 2021

January 4, 2021                   New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
January 5, 2021                   First Day of Instruction
January 22, 2021                Last Day to Drop/Add a course
February 19, 2021             Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
April 5 – 9, 2021                   NBME Exams
April 12 – 16, 2021                Final Exam Week

SUMMER 2021

May 3, 2021                       New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
May 4, 2021                         First Day of Instruction
May 21, 2021                     Last Day to Drop/Add a course
June 25, 2021                    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
August 9 -13, 2021             NBME Exams
August 16 – 20, 2021        Final Exam Week

FALL 2021

September 6, 2021               New/Returning Student Orientation/Registration (required attendance)
September 7, 2021               First Day of Instruction
September 24, 2021           Last Day to Drop/Add a course
October 22, 2021                 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
December 6 -10, 2021         NBME Exams
December 13 – 17, 2021    Final Exam Week


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