June 27-29: Family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and master’s entry in nursing programs Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

July 2: Summer quarter begins

July 4: Independence Day observed

Aug. 10: UC Davis Physician Assistant Alumni Reception at the California Academy of PAs Annual Conference
UC Davis physician assistant alumni are invited to reconnect with friends, faculty and colleagues at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego. For more information, contact Sarah Mentze at smentze@ucdavis.edu or 916-734-9614.

Aug. 14: Physician Assistant Oath
As physician assistant students near the completion of comprehensive exams, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis team gathers to celebrate this milestone in their professional growth, as well as their transition into the clinical community, with the recital of the Physician Assistant Oath.

Sept. 3: Labor Day observed

Sep. 14: Summer quarter ends

Sept. 17-21: Summer break

Sep. 19-21: Master's leadership and doctoral programs Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

March 29: Quarter begins

April 2: Instruction begins

April 12-14: Western Institute of Nursing 51st Annual Research Conference and University of California nursing reception
The four UC nursing programs team up to celebrate the university's contributions to nursing research at a special reception at the Western Institute of Nursing annual conference in Spokane, Washington. Attendees met UC nursing faculty, postdoctoral scholars, students and staff during the reception. UC Davis students, faculty and postdoctoral scholars present poster and podium presentations throughout the nursing research conference.

April 19-20: National Advisory Council
The annual meeting of the National Advisory Council brings national health-care experts together to provide input on long-range plans in several areas.

May 1: Applications open for clinical programs
Online applications open for summer 2017 classes in the physician assistant, nurse practitioner and entry-level nursing program. Visit the Prospective students page of the website for more information.

May 2 – Qualitative Health Research Symposium
A one-day, skill-building and professional-development symposium to highlight and demonstrate qualitative research methods as well as provide networking opportunities for researchers interested in qualitative or mixed-methods health research.

June 8: Academic Symposium
Graduate students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis showcase their scholarly work at the 2018 Academic Symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8 at Betty Irene Moore Hall. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays.
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June 7: Last day of instruction

June 8-14: Finals

June 14: Graduation
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2018 are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Graduation Celebration at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis Campus. The Office of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony follows at the ARC Pavilion.
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Jan. 5: Quarter begins

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2018 students
Jan. 15 is the application deadline for prospective students to apply for fall 2018 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants must apply online through UC Davis Graduate Studies. To learn more about how to apply, please click here.

Jan. 19: Interprofessional book club (session 4 of 4)
The interprofessional book club features Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More by Janet Mock. Sessions are hosted by Professor Emeritus Edward Callahan and School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García.

Jan. 23: Health Professions Advising Workshop —Life as a Nursing Student
School of Nursing Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students join UC Davis Health Professions Advising staff to share their experiences. Participants learn about nursing school and student life as a nursing student at this workshop at 5 p.m. on the UC Davis main campus, Olson 206.

Jan. 31: Health Professions Advising Workshop — Becoming a Nurse
Location: School of Nursing Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students join UC Davis Health Professions Advising staff to discuss the various paths to becoming a nurse at this workshop at 7p.m. on the UC Davis main campus, Roessler 55.

March 23: Quarter ends

March 24: UC Davis Family Nurse Practitioner Alumni Networking Dinner
Family nurse practitioner alumni attending the California Assocition of Nurse Practitioner 41st Annual Education Conference at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego are invited to join faculty and staff for a casual dinner. Contact Sarah Mentze for more information.

Sept. 20-22: Leadership Immersion
Incoming master’s-degree leadership and doctoral students participate in the three-day leadership experience to launch their scholarship journey. More than an orientation seminar about logistics, the immersion is an intensive opportunity for students to closely examine the leaders they want to become and the changes they hope to make in health care.

Sept. 21: Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership, Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science — Leadership classes and newly admitted students.
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Sept. 21: First day of fall quarter
October: Applications open for fall 2018 Online applications open for fall 2018 classes in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree leadership and Doctor of Philosophy programs through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Oct. 6: Interprofessional book club (session 1 of 4)
The interprofessional book club features Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More by Janet Mock. Sessions are hosted by Professor Emeritus Edward Callahan and School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García.

Oct. 13: Betty Irene Moore Hall Grand Opening and Celebration
Experience the new Betty Irene Moore Hall — home of graduate health education at UC Davis Sacramento campus.

Oct. 26: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campus with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Nov. 17: Interprofessional book club (session 2 of 4)
The interprofessional book club features Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More by Janet Mock. Sessions are hosted by Professor Emeritus Edward Callahan and School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García.

Dec. 1: Interprofessional book club (session 3 of 4)
The interprofessional book club features Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More by Janet Mock. Sessions are hosted by Professor Emeritus Edward Callahan and School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García.

Dec. 8: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
The completion of coursework and final exams is marked with a pinning ceremony and celebration. Click here for more information »  View program »

Dec. 15: Last day of fall quarter