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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.


* On Tuesday, 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.

Grades are posted on a rolling basis to transcripts. All grades are ordinarily released within one week after the professors' grading deadline.



Fall Term 2019

​Orientation Week
​August 26-30, Monday-Friday
​Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
​September 2, Monday
​Classes Begin
​September 3, Tuesday
​Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​September 11, Wednesday
​Fall Recess Begins
​October 12, Saturday
​Classes Resume*
October 15, Tuesday
​Thanksgiving Recess Begins (no classes)
​November 27, Wednesday
​Classes Resume
​December 2, Monday
​Last Day of Classes
​December 6, Friday
​Study Days
​December 7-10, Saturday-Tuesday
​Examinations Begin
​December 11, Wednesday
​Examinations End
​December 20, Friday
​December Law School Senior Day
​December 20, Friday
​F19 Grades Posted on Transcripts
​(by no later than) January 24, Friday


Winter Term 2020

​Classes Begin**
​January 15, Wednesday
​Martin Luther King Day Observance
(classes suspended for special programs)
​January 20, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​January 23, Thursday
​Winter Recess Begins
​February 29, Saturday
​Classes Resume
​March 9, Monday
Last Day of Classes
​April 22, Wednesday
​Study Days
​April 23-27, Thursday-Monday
​Examinations Begin
​April 28, Tuesday
​Examinations End
​May 7, Thursday
​Law School Senior Day
​May 8, Friday
​W20 Grades Posted on Transcripts
​(by no later than) June 11, Thursday



SPRING/SUMMER TERM 2020 - MACL PROGRAM ONLY

Orientation
May 15, Friday
Classes Begin (Session One)May 18, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End (for Session One classes)May 21, Thursday
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)May 25, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End (for full-term classes)June 1, Monday
Classes End (Session One)June 10, Wednesday
Study Day (Session One)June 11, Thursday
Examinations (Session One)June 12, Friday
Classes Begin (Session Two)June 15, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End (for Session Two classes)June 18, Thursday
Session One Grading DeadlineJune 26, Friday
Independence Day Holiday (no classes)July 3, Friday
Classes End (Session Two) July 8, Wednesday
Study Day (Session Two)July 9, Thursday
Examinations (Session Two)July 10, Friday
Classes Begin (Session Three)July 13, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add End (for Session Three classes) July 16, Thursday
Session Two Grading Deadline July 24, Friday
Break (no classes) July 27, Monday
Classes End (Session Three)August 5, Wednesday
Study Day (Session Three)August 6, Thursday
Examinations (Session Three)August 7, Friday
CommencementAugust 8, Saturday
Session Three Grading DeadlineAugust 21, Friday



Fall Term 2020

​Orientation Week
​August 24-28, Monday-Friday
​Classes Begin
​August 31, Monday
​Labor Day Holiday
​September 7, Monday
​Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​September 8, Tuesday
​Fall Recess Begins
​October 17, Saturday
​Classes Resume*
October 20, Tuesday
​Thanksgiving Recess Begins (no classes)
​November 25, Wednesday
​Classes Resume
​November 30, Monday
​Classes End
​December 4, Friday
​Study Days
​December 5-8, Saturday-Tuesday
​Examinations Begin
​December 9, Wednesday
​Examinations End
​December 18, Friday
​Fall Term Grading Deadline
​January 15, Friday


Winter Term 2021

​Classes Begin**
​January 13, Wednesday
​Martin Luther King Day Observance
(classes suspended for special programs)
​January 18, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​January 21, Thursday
​Winter Recess Begins
​February 27, Saturday
​Classes Resume
​March 8, Monday
Classes End
​April 21, Wednesday
​Study Days
​April 22-26, Thursday-Monday
​Examinations Begin
​April 27, Tuesday
​Examinations End
​May 6, Thursday
​Law School Senior Day
​May 7, Friday
​Winter Term Grading Deadline
​June 3, Thursday