Sample Schedule

Sample schedule, year 1You'll have an unparalleled opportunity to learn the skills that will someday improve the lives of people throughout the state, nation and world.

While there’s nothing typical about a week in Medical School, you can expect each week to be busy and full of interesting experiences. On average, you’ll be in class or other scheduled sessions for 28 hours per week. Many of the lectures are streamed online.

Year 1 Sample Schedule

Beginning spring semester of your 1st year, you’ll begin interacting with patients during your first weekly clinical experience

Twin Cities campus sample schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Scientific Foundation Courses Independent Learning Time Essentials of Clinical Medicine Scientific Foundation Courses Scientific Foundation Courses
12:05 - 1:25 p.m.          
1:25 - 5:30 p.m. Scientific Foundation Courses Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1/2 class; Independent Learning Time 1/2 class Scientific Foundation Courses Essentials of Clinical Medicine 1/2 class; Independent Learning Time 1/2 class Independent Learning Time

Duluth campus sample schedule

Week 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 - 9 a.m. Case Didactics Didactics Didactics Didactics
9 - 10 a.m. Didactics
10 - 11 a.m.
11 a.m. - Noon
1 -2 p.m. Lab/Dissections Learning Community (Case Discussion Groups) Self Study Clinical Experience Self Study
2 -3 p.m.
3 -4 p.m.  

Current Medical School student schedules

Want to know what current University of Minnesota Medical School students are up to this week? Check out the online class schedules.

Year 1 calendar Twin Cities

Year 2 calendar Twin Cities

Years 1-2 calendar Duluth