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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.


Fall Term 2016
Orientation WeekAugust 22-26, Monday-Friday
Classes BeginAugust 29, Monday
Labor Day Holiday September 5, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add EndSeptember 6, Tuesday
Fall Recess BeginsOctober 15, Saturday
Classes Resume*October 19, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Recess BeginsNovember 24, Thursday
Classes ResumeNovember 28, Monday
Classes End December 2, Friday
Study DaysDecember 3-6, Saturday-Tuesday
Examinations Begin December 7, Wednesday
Examinations EndDecember 16, Friday
December Senior DayDecember 16, Friday
Fall Term Grading DeadlineJanuary 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 EndJanuary 19, Thursday
Winter Recess BeginsFebruary 25, Saturday
Classes ResumeMarch 6, Monday
Classes End April 19, Wednesday
Study DaysApril 20-24, Thursday-Monday
Examinations Begin April 25, Tuesday
Examinations EndMay 4, Thursday
Law School Senior DayMay 5, Friday
Winter Term Grading DeadlineJune 1, Thursday

 

Spring/Summer Term 2017
OrientationMay 30-31, Tuesday-Wednesday
First-Year Classes Begin June 1, Thursday
Independence Day HolidayJuly 4, Tuesday
First-Year Classes EndAugust 11, Friday
Study DaysAugust 12-14, Saturday-Monday
ExaminationsAugust 15-17, Tuesday-Thursday
Spring/Summer Term
Grading Deadline
September 14, Thursday

 

Fall Term 2017
Orientation WeekAugust 28-September 1, Monday-Friday
Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Monday
Classes Begin
September 5, Tuesday
Registration and Drop/Add EndSeptember 13, Wednesday
Fall Recess BeginsOctober 14, Saturday
Classes Resume*October 18, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Recess BeginsNovember 23, Thursday
Classes ResumeNovember 27, Monday
Classes End December 8, Friday
Study DaysDecember 9-12, Saturday-Tuesday
Examinations Begin December 13, Wednesday
Examinations EndDecember 22, Friday
December Senior DayDecember 22, Friday
Fall Term Grading DeadlineJanuary 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 EndJanuary 18, Thursday
Winter Recess BeginsFebruary 24, Saturday
Classes ResumeMarch 5, Monday
Classes End April 18, Wednesday
Study DaysApril 19-23, Thursday-Monday
Examinations Begin April 24, Tuesday
Examinations EndMay 3, Thursday
Law School Senior DayMay 4, Friday
Winter Term Grading DeadlineMay 31, Thursday