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.