School of Dentistry Bulletin 2019-2020

12D Dental Faculty

Bulletin and Academic Calendar

About the Bulletin

The 2019-2020 Dentistry Bulletin is applicable to students who enroll at the University beginning Summer 2019 through Spring 2020.

The Dentistry Bulletin is the official listing of the policies governing first professional dental (DMD) education at the University of Louisville. While every effort has been made to make the bulletin accurate as of the date of publication, the University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.

The University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.

The provisions of this publication do not constitute an express or implied contract between the University of Louisville and any member of the student body, faculty, or general public.

The University of Louisville is an equal-opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, handicap, color, citizenship or national origin.  If responses from the unit staff are unsatisfactory, inquiries or complaints about illegal discrimination including sexual harassment or handicap access can be made to Employee Relations and Compliance by calling (502) 852–6538.

The Redbook is the official statement of the organizational structure, the rules of governance and procedures, and university-wide policies of the University of Louisville. If there is any conflict between the policies, procedures or other statements contained within this catalog, The Redbook shall govern. 

A copy of The Redbook is available electronically.

Additional policies and information covering students can be found in the Student Handbook.

2019-2020 Academic Calendar 

JULY 2019
Welcome Training Session for Incoming Postgraduate Students/Residents July 1
Annual Mandatory Training for Postgraduate Education (Grad Clinics Closed AM) July 2
Independence Day Observed
July 4 ULSD closed
Additional President/Provost Approved Holiday
July 5 ULSD closed
AUGUST 2019
D1 Start Up Aug. 1-2
D1 Start Up Aug. 5-9
DMD Student Break (D2/D3/D4)
Aug. 5-9
DMD Fall Semester Begins Monday, Aug. 12
Fall Annual Mandatory Training (faculty/staff/D3/D4) Aug. 12 DMD Clinics Closed AM
DH4 Orientation Aug. 14-16
DH3 Orientation Aug. 15
KDA Meeting, Louisville, KY Aug. 15-18
Dental Hygiene Fall Semester Begins Monday, Aug. 19
ULSD White Coat Ceremony Aug. 24
SEPTEMBER 2019
Labor Day
Sept. 2 ULSD closed
ADA Annual Meeting Sept. 5-9 San Francisco, CA
Research! Louisville Sept. 10-13
36th Annual ULSD Alumni Day Sept. 28
OCTOBER 2019
Fall Break
Oct. 7-8
ULSD Fall Faculty and Staff Retreat Oct. 7-8
2019 ADEA Fall Meeting, Portland, OR Oct. 24-25
NOVEMBER 2019
Culturally Effective Care Symposium (mandatory for D1 & D3) Nov. 6 9am-noon
DH Legacy Alumni Event Nov. 8
DH Floss Walk/5K Run Nov. 9
Early Release
Nov. 27 half-day
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28-29 ULSD closed
DECEMBER 2019
Final Exam Week Dec. 9-13
Winter Break, Students
Dec. 16-Jan. 1
Early Release
Dec. 24 half-day
Winter Break, Faculty/Staff
Dec. 25-Jan. 1 ULSD closed
JANUARY 2020
Students/Faculty/Staff Return Jan. 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 20 ULSD closed
Basic Sciences Awards Program TBD
FEBRUARY 2020
Give Kids a Smile Feb. 7 D3 & D4 clinics closed
Student Vendor Fair – DMD/DH TBD classes cancelled
MARCH 2020
ADEA Annual Meeting Mar. 14-17 National Harbor, MD
Spring Break
Mar. 16-20
AADR Annual Meeting Mar. 18-21 Washington, DC
Hinman Meeting Mar. 19-21 Atlanta, GA
APRIL 2020
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam Orientation Apr. 17 4 pm
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam day 1 Apr. 18
CDCA/ADEX (DH) Exam (orientation & exam) Apr. 18
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam day 2 Apr. 19
Finals Week Apr. 27-May 1
Parade Day Apr. 30 ULSD closes at 3 pm
MAY 2020
Student Break
May 3-8
Graduation May 9
DMD/DH3 Classes and Clinics Begin May 11
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam Orientation May 15 4 pm
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam day 1 May 16
CDCA/ADEX (DH) Exam (orientation & exam) May 16
CDCA/ADEX (DMD) Exam day 2 May 17
Memorial Day
May 25 ULSD closed
JUNE 2020
DH3 Summer Term Ends June 26