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.  Register today

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. Register online

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.

March 29: Quarter begins

April 14-16: Western Institute of Nursing 54th Annual Research Conference
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, postdoctoral scholars, students, alumni and staff present poster and podium presentations throughout the virtual nursing research conference. Attendees can also learn more about the school at its virtual exhibit booth. Learn more

April 22: 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 2022 incoming classes in the Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1. Learn more

May 1: M.S. family nurse practitioner space-available application deadline
May 1 is the space-available application deadline for prospective students applying for summer 2021 entrance to the Master of Science — Family Nurse Practitioner Program. Learn more

May 27: West Coast Health Professions Conference
Representatives from the school’s physician assistant program and Master’s Entry Program in Nursing host a virtual booth at this event promoting careers in the health professions. Prospective applicants can talk with staff at the School of Nursing booth in the Health Professions Fair from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Learn more

May 31: Memorial Day
The School of Nursing is closed in observation of Memorial Day.

June 3: Last day of classes

June 4-10: Finals week

June 3 and 4: 2021 Virtual Academic Symposium
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work in a series of online presentations. Activities include thesis, dissertation and research poster presentations led by doctoral, nursing, physician assistant and family nurse practitioner students.
Learn more and register

June 10: 2021 Virtual Graduation Celebration
The School of Nursing plans an enthusiastic online celebration in June to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Classes of 2020 and 2021.
Learn more and join us

Jan. 4: Quarter begins

Jan. 15: Application deadline for prospective fall 2021 doctoral students
Jan. 15 is the application deadline for prospective students to apply for fall 2021 entrance to the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Program. Interested applicants must apply online through UC Davis Graduate Studies. Learn more about how to apply.

Jan. 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The school is closed in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Jan. 27: FNP program informational webinar

Informational webinar for nurses interested in June 2021 enrollment in the master’s-degree family nurse practitioner program. Register for the webinar.

Feb. 15: Presidents Day
The school is closed in observation of Presidents Day.

March 19: Quarter ends

March 22-26: Spring Break