OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

Academic Calendar

Academic Schedule

The School of Radiography is a 21-month program of full-time study. Classes begin in August of each year. The curriculum involves both clinical and classroom studies.

Clinical days are generally from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., though though hours vary according to the clinical rotation.  Classroom days are generally shorter. Some of the clinical time is assigned on weekends and/or second shift hours. Clinical and didactic hours total no more than 40 hours per week.

Academic Calendar: reminder that in 2016, the school year will begin in August, and the program will then operate on SEMESTERS.

Academic Calendar for August 2016 start date

New Year's Day - No school January 1, 2017
Midterm Break March 7-9, 2017
Spring Break

April 30-May 9, 2017

End of Spring Semester May 9, 2017
Start of Senior year/summer semester May 10, 2017
Memorial Day - No school May 29, 2017
Independence Day - No school July 4, 2017
End of summer semester August 5, 2017
Start of fall semester August 6, 2017
Senior vacation July 30-August 12, 2017
Labor Day - No school September 4, 2017
Midterm Break October 10-12, 2017
Thanksgiving Day - No School November 23, 2017
Freshman Vacation December 17-27, 2017
Christmas Day - No school December 25, 2017
Senior Vacation December 28, 2017-January 6, 2018
End of fall semester December 31, 2018

New year's Day - No school

Start of Spring Semester

January 1, 2018
Midterm Break March 6-8, 2018
Freshman Vacation April 29-May 9, 2018
Senior Vacation May 6-May 12, 2018
End of spring semester May 12, 2018
Senior Graduation May 2018 (Date TBA)
Start of summer semester May 13, 2018
End of Summer Semester August 4, 2018
Start of Fall Semester August 5, 2018