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Law School Academic Calendar

The Law School Calendar differs in a number of ways from the University Calendar. Make up classes may be held at the professor's discretion to replace sessions missed due to holidays, examinations, or for other reasons.

CALENDARS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

† All grades are ordinarily posted to student transcripts within two weeks of the Grading Deadline.

* On Wednesday, following Fall Recess, classes will meet according to the Monday Fall Term schedule.

** On the first Wednesday of the Winter term, classes will meet according to the Monday Winter Term schedule.


Spring/Summer Term 2016
Orientation May 31-June 1, Tuesday-Wednesday
First-Year Classes Begin June 2, Thursday
Independence Day Holiday July 4, Monday
First-Year Classes End August 12, Friday
Study Days August 13-15, Saturday-Monday
Examinations August 16-18, Tuesday-Thursday
Spring/Summer Term
Grading Deadline
September 15, Thursday

 

Fall Term 2016
Orientation Week August 22-26, Monday-Friday
Classes Begin August 29, Monday
Labor Day Holiday September 5, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End September 6, Tuesday
Fall Recess Begins October 15, Saturday
Classes Resume* October 19, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Recess Begins November 24, Thursday
Classes Resume November 28, Monday
Classes End December 2, Friday
Study Days December 3-6, Saturday-Tuesday
Examinations Begin December 7, Wednesday
Examinations End December 16, Friday
December Senior Day December 16, Friday
Fall Term Grading Deadline January 13, Friday

 

Winter Term 2017
Classes Begin** January 11, Wednesday
Martin Luther King Day Observance
(classes suspended for special programs)
January 16, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End January 19, Thursday
Winter Recess Begins February 25, Saturday
Classes Resume March 6, Monday
Classes End April 19, Wednesday
Study Days April 20-24, Thursday-Monday
Examinations Begin April 25, Tuesday
Examinations End May 4, Thursday
Law School Senior Day May 5, Friday
Winter Term Grading Deadline June 1, Thursday

 

Spring/Summer Term 2017
Orientation May 30-31, Tuesday-Wednesday
First-Year Classes Begin June 1, Thursday
Independence Day Holiday July 4, Tuesday
First-Year Classes End August 11, Friday
Study Days August 12-14, Saturday-Monday
Examinations August 15-17, Tuesday-Thursday
Spring/Summer Term
Grading Deadline
September 14, Thursday

 

Fall Term 2017
Orientation Week August 28-September 1, Monday-Friday
Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Monday
Classes Begin
September 5, Tuesday
Registration and Drop/Add End September 13, Wednesday
Fall Recess Begins October 14, Saturday
Classes Resume* October 18, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Recess Begins November 23, Thursday
Classes Resume November 27, Monday
Classes End December 8, Friday
Study Days December 9-12, Saturday-Tuesday
Examinations Begin December 13, Wednesday
Examinations End December 22, Friday
December Senior Day December 22, Friday
Fall Term Grading Deadline January 19, Friday

 

Winter Term 2018
Classes Begin** January 10, Wednesday
Martin Luther King Day Observance
(classes suspended for special programs)
January 15, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End January 18, Thursday
Winter Recess Begins February 24, Saturday
Classes Resume March 5, Monday
Classes End April 18, Wednesday
Study Days April 19-23, Thursday-Monday
Examinations Begin April 24, Tuesday
Examinations End May 3, Thursday
Law School Senior Day May 4, Friday
Winter Term Grading Deadline May 31, Thursday

 

 
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