June 11-22: Summer break

June 20: Juneteenth observed

June 22-23: Orientation for physician assistant, entry-level nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner programs
Incoming students participate in a two-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

June 27: Summer quarter begins

July 4: Independence Day observed

July 11-22: Summer Health Institute for Nursing Exploration and Success (SHINES)
This two-week long program provides about 50 Sacramento high school students exposure to the nursing profession as they explore various health professions pathways and how to succeed in their academic aspirations.

July 20-29: Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators Convocation 2022
The Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators leads its annual Convocation. The program’s cornerstone event focuses on building community among the cohorts and fostering connection among fellows, faculty, the national program office and the Fellowship National Advisory Council. Fellows explore contemporary issues in health care and population health and participate in structured learning activities focused on leadership, innovation and networking.

Aug. 1: Application deadline for prospective physician assistant students
The application deadline for prospective physician assistant (P.A.) students to apply for summer 2023 enrollment in the master's-degree P.A. program is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time Aug. 1.

Aug. 11: Applications open for prospective nursing summer students
Applications open Aug. 11 for prospective students to apply for summer 2023 enrollment in the Master's Entry Program in Nursing.

Aug: 27: Breaking Down Barriers: A 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 event is hosted by the Capitol City Black Nurses Association, the Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, the Philippine Nurses Association California Capitol City and the Hmong Nurses Association Sacramento Chapter.

Sept. 5: Labor Day observed

Sept. 9: 2021 Physician Assistant (P.A.) Oath Celebration
The P.A. Class of 2022 concludes the 27-month graduate-degree program and marks the transition into practice with the recitation of the Physician Assistant Oath.
Learn more about the P.A. Oath

Sept. 9: Summer quarter ends

Sept. 12-20: Fall break

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

Sep. 22-26: Immersion A for the Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Students in the Doctor or Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner (D.N.P.-F.N.P.) Degree Program participate in an intensive, five-day on-campus immersion. This immersion experience, course NRS 305YA, exposes them to underserved populations and the challenges faced by these individuals and families. Throughout the experience, students continue to build on the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty, in addition to participating in class sessions.

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