GGEB Calendar

GGEB Academic Deadlines and Important Dates

Penn Academic Calendar

In addition to the below, BGS students who have selected their dissertation advisors are required to complete one 1.5 hour RCR meeting and one 1.5 hour SRR meeting annually with their advisor.  


FALL 2021

  • Monday, September 13th - Lab Rotations Begin

  • Friday, December 3rd - Lab Rotations End

SPRING 2022

  • Tuesday, January 18th - Lab Rotations Begin 

  • Thursday, January 20th - Works in Progress Begins

  • Friday, April 8th - Lab Rotations End

  • Wednesday-Friday, April 13th, 14th, 15th - Biostatistics in Practice/MS Thesis Presentations (Biostatistics only)

  • Monday, May 2nd - Deadline to Deposit MS Thesis (Biostatistics only)

SUMMER 2022

  • June (date TBD) - Qualifying Exams 

  • Monday, June 20th - Lab Rotations Begin

  • Friday, July 8th - Select Biostatistics in Practice/MS Thesis Advisor(s) (Biostatistics only)

  • Monday, August 1 - IDP Due to BGS

  • Friday, August 26th - Lab Rotations End

FALL 2022

  • Monday, September 12th - Lab Rotations Begin

  • Friday, December 9th - Lab Rotations End

SPRING 2023

  • Tuesday, January 17th - Lab Rotations Begin 

  • Thursday, January 19th - Works in Progress Begins

  • Friday, April 7th - Lab Rotations End

  • Wednesday-Friday, April 12th, 13th, 14th - Biostatistics in Practice/MS Thesis Presentations (Biostatistics only)

  • Monday, May 1st - Deadline to Deposit MS Thesis (Biostatistics only)

SUMMER 2023

  • June (date TBD) - Qualifying Exams

  • Monday, June 19th - Lab Rotations Begin

  • Friday, July 7th - Select Biostatistics in Practice/MS Thesis Advisor(s) (Biostatistics only)

  • Tuesday, August 1st - IDP Due to BGS

  • Friday, August 25th - Lab Rotations End