All students are requested to complete the NPS Student Survey THIS WEEK at Thank you to those who have already completed.

In observance of Independence Day, please note the following University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) holiday schedule:

Thursday, July 4 (University and academic holiday)

  • All USAHS campus facilities, offices and operations will be closed.
  • Classes will not meet. 
  • All library electronic resources remain available at 

Friday, July 5 (academic holiday)

  • In recognition of the academic break, courses will not meet.
  • All USAHS campus facilities are open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. local time, with staff working and available to support students.

Saturday, July 6–Sunday, July 7: Campus facilities, including the library, are open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. local time.*


Monday, July 8: Normal operations and campus hours resume (7 a.m.–10 p.m. local time).


*The San Marcos, CA campus will be open July 6–7 normal campus hours.


All clinical/fieldwork/practicum students are expected to follow the holiday schedule of their clinic. Please reference the program-specific, clinical/fieldwork/practicum student handbook available on MyUSA>Clinical Service>Student Resources and Forms for the attendance policy. 


Please reference the Academic Calendar for additional holidays or closures. Enjoy the holiday weekend and take some time for self-care pursuits that will revitalize the body and mind!



Clinical Placements: Most clinical partners require students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet their Clinical Experience requirement. Clinical placements and experiences may be at risk for those students who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19.