Student Calendar

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From milestones like the White Coat Ceremony and Convocation to information on bus schedules, please reference this calendar regularly to stay up-to-date on important events within Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. 

Looking for more information on upcoming events? Contact Dr. Dolores Cannella, Associate Dean for Education, at dolores.cannella@stonybrookmedicine.edu


The following are the holidays, vacation dates and other events that affect the 2021- 2022 academic year:

Event Date
DDS Year 1:
  • Orientation: DDS Year 1
  • Transition to Medical and Dental School (TMDS)

August 11, 2021 - August 13, 2021
August 16, 2021 - August 20, 2021

DDS Years 2, 3, 4: 
  • Orientation / First Day of Classes
August 16, 2021
Schedule A Bus Service Resumes August 24, 2021
Deadline to Submit All Religious Absence Requests on C-base for August - January Observances (DDS 1 - 4) August 27, 2021
Labor Day (No Classes or Clinic) September 6, 2021
CDCA Exam  September 25, 2021
Schedule C Bus Service October 11, 2021 - October 12, 2021
CODA Accreditation Site Visit for DDS Program October 19, 2021 - October 21, 2021
CODA Accreditation Site Visit for Advanced EDucation Programs in Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, and GPR October 19, 2021 - October 20, 2021
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes or Clinic) November 24, 2021 (after 1 PM) - November 26, 2021
SDM Alumni Reception at GNYDM, Javits Convention Center, NYC November 26, 2021 - December 1, 2021
DDS Year 3 students will attend on November 30, 2021
SDM Alumni Reception at GNYDM November 30, 2021 (tentative)
Phase I Match November 19, 2021
School of Dental Medicine Holiday Party December 15, 2021 (tentative)
Schedule C Bus Service December 16, 2021 - January 23, 2022
Winter Recess for DDS, and Endodontics, Ortho, Perio Advanced Education Students December 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes or Clinic) January 17, 2022
Phase II Match Day January 24, 2022
Senior Class Photos January 13, 2021, 8 AM to 1 PM (tentative)
Deadline to Submit Religious Absence Requests on C-base for February - July Observances February 4, 2022
CDCA Exam Preparation TBD
CDCA Exam TBD
Match Day Celebration for Class of 2022 February 17, 2022 (1 PM to 2 PM) 
American Dental Education Association Conference (ADEA); Montreal Canada March 19, 2022 - March 22, 2022
International/American Association for Dental Research Conference (IADR/AADR/CADR); Atlanta, Georgia March 23, 2022 - March 26, 2022
Spring Recess
No Classes or Clinics for DDS, Endo, Ortho, or Perio Advanced Education Students
March 14, 2022 - March 18, 2022
Greater Long Island Dental Meeting (GLIDM)
Hilton Hotel, Melville, NY
TBD
SDM Alumni Reception at GLIDM TBD
White Coat Ceremony (DDS Year I) TBD
Leo Sreebny Symposium/Research Day
Advanced Education Information Day
(No Classes or Clinics in the AM)
TBD
Senior Dinner Celebration TBD
Annual Awards Ceremony TBD
OKU Dinner TBD
School of Dental Medicine Convocation TBD
Memorial Day (No Classes of Clinics) May 30, 2022
GPR Case Presentation Day TBD
Advanced Education Program Orientation for Endo, Ortho, Perio, DCDD, Dent Anes, GPR, OMFR, OMFS, Pedo, and Pros June 21, 2022 (tentative)
Welcome BBQ
Advanced Education Students and Residents (Year 1)
June 21, 2022 (tentative) 
Discover Dental School: Summer Scholars' Program TBD