Sample Schedule

Sample schedule, year 1

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 their online class schedules.


Twin Cities Admissions
Phone: 612-625-7977 
Fax: 612-625-8228

420 Delaware St. SE
Mayo Memorial Building, Rm. B639
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Duluth Admissions
Phone: 218-726-8511 
Fax: 218-726-7057

1035 University Drive, 180 Med
Duluth, MN 55812