March 28: Quarter begins

March 29: School closed in observance of Cesar Chavez Day

April 3: National Student Nurses’ Association Conference Exhibition 
Learn about the nursing programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and meet a school representative at the National Student Nurses’ Association Annual Convention in Salt Lake City April 3-7. Find us at Booth No. 232.

April 6: The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education 
Learn about the graduate programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and meet a school representative at The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education at UC Davis April 6. Find us at Booth No. M4.

April 11-13: Western Institute of Nursing 52nd Annual Research Conference and University of California nursing reception 
The four UC nursing programs team up to celebrate the university's contributions to nursing research at a special reception at the Western Institute of Nursing annual conference in San Diego. Attendees meet UC nursing faculty, postdoctoral scholars, students and staff during the reception. UC Davis students, faculty and postdoctoral scholars present poster and podium presentations throughout the nursing research conference.
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April 25: 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 come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

April 25-26: National Advisory Council 
The annual meeting of the School of Nursing’s National Advisory Council brings national health care experts together to provide input on long-range plans in several areas.

May 1: Applications open for clinical programs
Online applications open for summer 2020 classes in the physician assistant, family nurse practitioner and entry-level nursing programs. Visit the “Prospective students” page of the website for more information.

May 27: School closed in observance of Memorial Day

June 7: Academic Symposium
Graduate students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis showcase their scholarly work at the 2019 Academic Symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 at Betty Irene Moore Hall. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays.
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June 6: Last day of instruction 

June 10-13: Finals

June 13: Commencement
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2019 are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Commencement at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis Campus.

Jan. 4: Quarter begins

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2019 students
Jan. 15 is the application deadline for prospective students to apply for fall 2019 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants must apply online through UC Davis Graduate Studies. Learn more about how to apply.

Jan. 18: UC Davis Health Interprofessional Book Club
The Interprofessional Book Club begins the discussion of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Douglas Abrams. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García leads the discussion of the book that examines the American white working class. Offered noon to 1 p.m. in Education Building Room 1204. All students, faculty, staff welcome; lunch is served and no RSVP required whether or not you have read the book.

Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The school is closed in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Jan. 24: UC Davis Health Interprofessional Book Club special session
The Interprofessional Book Club continues the discussion of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Douglas Abrams with this special session on compassion. Neuroscientist and mindfulness expert Philippe Goldin, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, presents “Considering Compassion: Implications for Our UC Davis Health Community.” Offered noon to 1 p.m. in Education Building Room 1204. All students, faculty, staff welcome; lunch is served and no RSVP required whether or not you have read the book.

Feb. 15: UC Davis Health Interprofessional Book Club
The Interprofessional Book Club continues the discussion of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Douglas Abrams. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Jann Murray-García leads the discussion of the book that examines the American white working class. Offered noon to 1 p.m. in Education Building Room 1204. All students, faculty, staff welcome; lunch is served and no RSVP required whether or not you have read the book.

Feb. 18: Presidents Day
The school is closed in observation of Presidents Day.

Feb. 28: 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 come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

March 22: Quarter ends

March 25-27: Spring Break

Sept. 19-21: Leadership Immersion
Incoming master’s-degree leadership and doctoral students participate in the three-day leadership experience to launch their scholarship journey. More than an orientation seminar about logistics, the immersion is an intensive opportunity for students to closely examine the leaders they want to become and the changes they hope to make in health care.

Sept. 20: Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership, Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science — Leadership classes and newly admitted students.
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Sept. 24: First day of fall quarter

October: Applications open for fall 2019
Online applications open for fall 2019 enrollment in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree leadership and Doctor of Philosophy programs through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Oct. 6: 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 tables at this event promoting careers in the health professions.
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Oct. 25: 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 come together bi-annually to discuss admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Oct. 26: Student Wellness Workshop
Don’t Let the Imposter in You Fool You.

Nov. 12 Veterans Day
The School of Nursing is closed in observation of Veterans Day.

Nov. 14-17: Exhibit booth at the Gerontological Society of America 2018 Scientific Meeting
The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosts an exhibit booth at the annual conference in Boston.

Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving break
The School of Nursing is closed in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Dec. 14: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
The completion of coursework and final exams is marked with a pinning ceremony and celebration.

Dec. 14: Last day of fall quarter

Dec. 18: School of Nursing team retreat
The School of Nursing is closed to allow team members to participate in the annual retreat.

June 27-29: Family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and master’s entry in nursing programs Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

July 2: Summer quarter begins

July 4: Independence Day observed

Aug. 10: UC Davis Physician Assistant Alumni Reception at the California Academy of PAs Annual Conference
UC Davis physician assistant alumni are invited to reconnect with friends, faculty and colleagues at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego. For more information, contact Sarah Mentze at smentze@ucdavis.edu or 916-734-9614.

Aug. 14: Physician Assistant Oath
As physician assistant students near the completion of comprehensive exams, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis team gathers to celebrate this milestone in their professional growth, as well as their transition into the clinical community, with the recital of the Physician Assistant Oath.

Sept. 3: Labor Day observed

Sep. 14: Summer quarter ends

Sept. 17-21: Summer break

Sep. 19-21: Master's leadership and doctoral programs Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.