March 28: Quarter begins

April 4: Pathway Programs Facebook Live discussion
Facebook Live discussion with UC Davis Health leaders in Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Participants will learn about a new School of Nursing outreach program to Sacramento high school students of color and why investing now ensures a future of optimal health for all. Watch at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Facebook page.

April 6-9: Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, postdoctoral scholars, students, alumni and staff present poster and podium presentations throughout the annual nursing research conference. Learn more

April 21: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campus with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their biannual meeting to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Late April: Applications open for M.H.S. physician assistant program.
Online applications open for summer 2023 incoming classes in the Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1. Learn more

May 30: Memorial Day
The School of Nursing is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

June 2: Last day of classes

June 3-9: Finals week

June 3: Academic Symposium
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership graduate students present their scholarly work. Activities include thesis, dissertation and research poster presentations led by doctoral, nursing, physician assistant and family nurse practitioner students.
Learn more about Academic Symposium

June 9: Commencement
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2022, and the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Class of 2021, are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Commencement at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis campus.
Learn more about commencement

Jan. 3: Quarter begins

Jan. 11: Nurse practitioner residency program informational webinar
This informational webinar provides new or soon-to-graduate nurse practitioners an opportunity to learn more about the 12-month residency program, including how a residency program can accelerate your development as a provider and what to expect during this experience. You’ll also learn how to apply for the 2022 program. The webinar is set for noon to 1 p.m. PST Jan. 11.

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2021 doctoral students
Jan. 15 is the application deadline for prospective students to apply for summer 2022 entrance to the Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program and fall 2022 entrance to the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Program. Interested applicants must apply online through UC Davis Graduate Studies.

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The school is closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Jan. 20: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Feb. 17: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Feb. 21: Presidents Day
The school is closed in observance of Presidents Day.

March 17: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

March 18: Quarter ends

March 21-25: Spring Break

Sept. 22: First day of fall quarter

Sep. 23: White Coat Ceremony
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis conducted a White Coat Ceremony on Sept. 23 to welcome the physician assistant and family nurse practitioner classes of 2023. Read more

Sep. 30: White Coat Ceremony
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis conducted a White Coat Ceremony on Sept. 30 to formally recognize the physician assistant and family nurse practitioner classes of 2022. Read more

Sep. 28-29: Doctoral program Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive two-day online orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

October: Applications open for Ph.D. fall 2022
Online applications open for fall 2022 enrollment in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program through the Office of Graduate Studies. Learn more at Advance Your Career

October: Applications open for D.N.P.-F.N.P. summer 2022
Online applications open for summer 2022 enrollment in the new Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program through the Office of Graduate Studies. Read more

Oct. 2: 2021 Coalition for Health Equity Conference
Annual conference organized and hosted by Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and UC Davis School of Medicine students. Learn more

Oct 6: UC Merced Pre-Med, Pre-Health & Public Health: Career Meet-ups Series
Speak with admissions staff from the School of Nursing’s physician assistant program and Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Attendees can learn more about the program curriculum, admissions process, and application requirements. Learn more

Oct. 16: UC Davis Pre-Health Conference Exhibit
Representatives, including students, from the School of Nursing’s physician assistant program and Master’s Entry Program in Nursing host virtual booths at this event promoting careers in the health professions. Learn more

Oct 21: UC Davis Graduate School Info Day, STEM
Explore graduate programs offered at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and speak with admissions staff about program curriculum, admissions process and application requirements. Learn more

Nov. 11: Veterans Day
The School of Nursing is closed in observation of Veterans Day.

Nov. 25-26 Thanksgiving break
The School of Nursing is closed in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Dec. 9: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
The completion of coursework and final exams is marked with a virtual pinning ceremony. Learn more

Dec. 10: Last day of fall quarter

Dec. 13-Jan. 2: Winter break

June 14-25: Summer break

June 21-24: Leadership Immersion for family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and entry-level nursing programs
Incoming students participate in an intensive, three-day online orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

June 24: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group monthly meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

June 28: Juneteenth observed

June 29: Summer quarter begins

July 5: Independence Day observed

July 15: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting.

Aug. 1: Application deadline for prospective physician assistant students
The application deadline for prospective physician assistant (P.A.) students to apply for summer 2022 enrollment in the master's-degree P.A. program is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time Aug. 1.

Aug. 3-8: National Black Nurses Association Virtual Conference
Representatives from the School of Nursing host a virtual booth at the association’s annual conference. Learn more

Mid-August: Applications open Master’s Entry Program in Nursing
Applications open Aug. 1 for prospective students to apply for summer 2022 enrollment in the Master's Entry Program in Nursing.

Aug. 17 The Science and Practice of Mindfulness and Compassion
Learn about neuroimaging and behavioral research on the effects of mindfulness and compassion meditation  as well as how mindfulness and compassion training programs can be integrated into health care. This virtual event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon PDT Aug. 17.  

Aug. 19: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting.

Aug: 21: Breaking Down Barriers: A Black and Latinx Pre-Nursing Conference
Representatives from the school’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing will be at this event promoting the nursing profession in Black and Latinx communities. The virtual event is hosted by the Capitol City Black Nurses Association and the Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. 

Sept. 6: Labor Day observed

Sept. 10: 2021 Physician Assistant (P.A.) Oath Celebration
The P.A. Class of 2021 concludes their 27-month graduate-degree program and marks the transition into practice with the recitation of the Physician Assistant Oath.
Learn more

Sept. 10: Summer quarter ends

Sept. 13-21: Fall break

Sept. 16: Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campuses with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields conduct their monthly meeting.

Sep. 20-21: Leadership Immersion for doctoral program
Incoming Doctor of Philosophy students participate in an intensive, two-day online orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.