GBS Academic Calendar, 2021-2022

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 7

Fall Orientation: August 11

Theme Welcome Meetings: August 12

GBS Symposium: August 13

 

Rotations

  • Summer: June 7- August 6
  • Early Fall: August 16 - October 15
  • Late Fall: October 18 - December 17
  • Early Spring: January 3 - March 4
  • Late Spring: March 7 - May 8 (if needed)

 

Fall Semester

First-Year Courses*:

  • GBS 708: Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology, August 23 - September 24*
  • GBS 707: Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism, September 27 - October 29*
  • GBS 709: Basic Biological Organization, November 1 - December 10*

Spring Semester

First-Year Modules:

  • Module 1: January 10 - February 4
  • Module 2: February 7 - March 4
  • Module 3: March 7 - April 1
  • Module 4: April 4 - April 29

Summer Semester

Term Dates: May 9 - August 12

*Dates may be subject to change.