Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Important Dates

Find important dates for the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics, including orientation, early admission consideration, and graduation.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 MPO Graduating Class. Begin Your MPO Coursework in Summer 2019! 

The MPO class of 2020 is fully subscribed. Now, the NUPOC MPO program is accepting applications for the MPO 2021 cohort that will matriculate in summer 2019. NUPOC uses a rolling admissions process. We consider applications until all seats are filled with qualified applicants. Applicants must have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree (BS, BA). See NUPOC MPO Admissions for more information.

Orientation Dates 

MPO Class of 2021: May 29, 30, 31, 2019

MPO Class of 2022: May 27, 28, 29, 2020

MPO Class of 2023: June 2, 3, 4, 2021

MPO Orientation

MANDATORY Orientation for MPO:

Where:     NUPOC, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611

When:      May 29, 30, 31, 2019

Attire:       Day 1 is business casual; Day 2 is business attire; Day 3 is casual attire 

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Day 1 & 2; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Day 3

Additional information will be emailed to the accepted students of the incoming MPO Class.

Academic Calendar

See complete Northwestern University schedule at: http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/work-life/holidays/holiday-schedule.html  

MPO 2019, 2020 and 2021 Official Dates

Calendar Event

MPO 2019
Date

MPO 2020 Date

MPO 2021
Date

MANDATORY ORIENTATION

May 31-June 2, 2017

June 6-8, 2018

 July 5-7, 2019

TERM START = SESSION START

July 5, 2017

July 5, 2018

July 8, 2019

SESSION 1 START

July 5, 2017

July 5, 2018

July 8, 2019

Session 1 end

September 15, 2017

September 14, 2018

September 20, 2019

Session 1 Holiday

September 4, 2017

September 3, 2018

September 2, 2019

Session 1 break

9/16/-9/24/2017

9/15-23/2018

9/21-29/2018

SESSION 2 START

September 25, 2017

September 24, 2018

September 30, 2019

Session 2 end

December 8, 2017

December 7, 2018

 December 13, 2019

Fall Holidays

November 23 & 24

November 22 & 23

 November 28 & 29

TERM END = Session end

December 8, 2017

December 7, 2018

 December 13, 2019

Winter break

12/9 - 1/1/2018

12/8 - 1/2/2019

 12/13 - 1/5/2020

TERM START = Session start

January 2, 2018

January 7, 2019

 January 6, 2020

SESSION 3 START 

January 2, 2018

January 7, 2019

 January 6, 2020

Session 3 end

March 23, 2018

March 29, 2019

 March 27, 2020

Winter Holidays

January 15, 2018

January 21, 2019

 January 20, 2020

Spring break

3/24-4/1/2018

3/30-4/7/2019

 3/29-4/5/2020

SESSION 4 START 

April 2, 2018

April 8, 2019

 April 6, 2020

Session 4 end

June 22, 2018

June 28, 2019

 June 26, 2020

Spring Holidays

May 28, 2018

May 27, 2019

 May 25, 2020

TERM END = Session end

June 22, 2018

June 28, 2019

 June 26, 2020

One week break between sessions [9 days] Sat-Sun

6/23-7/4/2018

6/29-7/7/2019

 6/27-7/8/2020

TERM START = SESSION START 

July 5, 2018

July 8, 2019

 July 6, 2020

SESSION 5 START 

July 5, 2018

July 8, 2019

 July 6, 2020

Session 5 end

September 14, 2018

September 20, 2019

 September 18, 2020

Session 5 Holiday

September 3, 2018

September 2, 2019

 September 7, 2020

Session 5 break: One week break between sessions [9 days] Sat-Sun

9/15-23/2018

9/21-29/2018

 9/19-9/27/2020

SESSION 6 START 

September 24, 2018

September 30, 2019

 September 28, 2020

Session 6 end

December 7, 2018

December 13, 2019

 December 18, 2020

Fall Holidays

November 22 & 23

November 28 & 29

 November 26 & 27

TERM END = Session end

December 7, 2018

December 13, 2019

 December 18, 2020

Winter break

12/8 - 1/2/2019

12/13 - 1/5/2020

 12/18/2020 -  1/3/2021

TERM START = SESSION START

January 7, 2019

January 6, 2020

 January 4, 2021

SESSION 7 START 

January 7, 2019

January 6, 2020

 January 4, 2021

Session 7 end

March 29, 2019

March 27, 2020

 March 24, 2021

Winter Holidays

January 21, 2019

January 20, 2020

 January 18, 2021

TERM END = Session end

March 29, 2019

March 27, 2020

 March 24, 2021

Conferral of Degree

April 26, 2019

April 24, 2020

 April 30, 2021


   

 MPO Timetable

Cohort

Onsite
Orientation

Online
Courses Start
Onsite
Courses Start
Program Ends
MPO 2019June 2017July 2017January 2018March 2019
MPO 2020June 2018July 2018January 2019March 2020
MPO 2021June 2019July 2019January 2020March 2021
MPO 2022June 2020July 2020January 2021March 2022
MPO 2023June 2021July 2021January 2022March 2023
MPO 2024June 2022July 2022January 2023March 2024

Additional Information

For more information about the NUPOC MPO, please email the NUPOC MPO Admissions Assistant or call 312-503-5700.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about housing, financial aid, technology requirements and other important information related to the MPO via our Frequently Asked Questions.