GBS Academic Calendar, 2020-2021

GBS begins its semesters earlier than the official UAB start dates. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of the GBS academic calendar dates. The UAB Academic Calendar lists holidays, commencement, and other items of interest.

 

Orientation

Summer Orientation (Early Admits): June 8

Fall Orientation: August 12

 

Rotations

  • Summer: June 8 - August 7
  • Early Fall: August 17 - October 16
  • Late Fall: October 19 - December 18
  • Early Spring: January 4 - March 5
  • Late Spring: March 8 - May 7 (if needed)

 

Fall Semester

First-Year Courses*:

  • GBS 708: Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology, August 24 - September 25*
  • GBS 707: Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism, September 28 - October 30*
  • GBS 709: Basic Biological Organization, November 2 - December 11*

Spring Semester

Modules:

  • Module 1: January 11 - February 5
  • Module 2: February 8 - March 5
  • Module 3: March 8 - April 2
  • Module 4: April 5 - April 30

Summer Semester

Term Dates: May 10 - August 13

*Dates may be subject to change.