GBS Academic Calendar, 2019-2020

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 10

Fall Orientation: August 14

Rotations

  • Summer: June 10 - August 9
  • Early Fall: August 19 - October 18
  • Late Fall: October 21 - December 20
  • Early Spring: January 6 - March 6
  • Late Spring: March 9 - May 8 (if needed)

Fall Semester

First-Year Courses*:

  • GBS 708: Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology, August 26 - September 27*
  • GBS 707: Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism, September 30 - November 1*
  • GBS 709: Basic Biological Organization, November 4 - December 13*

Spring Semester

Modules:

  • Module 1: January 13 - February 7
  • Module 2: February 10 - March 6
  • Module 3: March 9 - April 3
  • Module 4: April 6 - May 1

Summer Semester

Term Dates: May 11 - August 14

 *Dates may be subject to change. 

 

GBS Academic Calendar, 2018-2019

Orientation

Summer Orientation (Early Admits): June 1

Fall Orientation: August 6

Rotations

  • Summer: June 1 - August 3
  • Early Fall: August 13 - October 12
  • Late Fall: October 15 - December 14
  • Early Spring: January 7 - March 8 
  • Late Spring: March 11 - May 10 (if needed)

Fall Semester

First-Year Courses:

  • GBS 708: Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology, August 7 - September 17
  • GBS 707: Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism, September 18 - October 29
  • GBS 709: Basic Biological Organization, October 30 - December 14

Spring Semester

Modules:

  • Module 1: January 7 - February 1
  • Module 2: February 4 - March 1
  • Module 3: March 4 - March 29
  • Module 4: April 1 - April 26