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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.


* On Tuesday, following Fall Recess, classes will meet according to the Monday Fall Term schedule (not applicable in Fall Term 2020).

** Study Day(s) - Classes will not meet.

Grades are posted to the student record within one week of the faculty grading deadline.

Winter Term 2021

​Classes Begin
Jan 19, Tuesday
Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​Jan 27, Wednesday
​Mid-Semester Study Day**
Feb 8, Monday
​Mid-Semester Study Day**
​March 12, Friday
​Irregular Meeting Day - Friday Classes Meet
​April 20, Tuesday
Irregular Meeting Day - Monday Classes Meet​April 21, Wednesday
​Last Class DayApril 21, Wednesday
​Last Day to Drop/Add a Class
​April 21, Wednesday
Final Exam Study Days**​April 22-26, Thursday - Monday
​Examinations Begin​April 27, Tuesday
​Examinations End​May 6, Thursday
Law School Senior Day​May 7, Friday
​Up-Div Course Grades Due (Faculty)*​May 27, Thursday
​1L Course Grades Due (Faculty)*
​June 3, Thursday
P/F Election Deadline​June 17, Thursday
*Grades are posted by the Office of Student Records (OSR) within one week from the faculty posting deadline.


​Classes Begin
​May 17, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​May 24, Monday
Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes)
​May 31, Monday
​Independence Day Holiday (No Classes)
​July 5, Monday
​Classes End
​August 5, Thursday
​August 6, Friday
​Grading Deadline
August 20, Friday

Fall Term 2021

​Orientation Week
​August 23-27, Monday-Friday
​Classes Begin
​August 30, Monday
​Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
​September 6, Monday
​Registration and Drop/Add Ends
​September 7, Tuesday
​Fall Recess Begins
​October 16, Saturday
​Classes Resume*
​October 19, Tuesday
​Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)
​November 24-26, Wednesday-Friday
​Classes Resume
​November 29, Monday
Last Class Day
​December 3, Friday
​Last Day to Drop or Add a Class
​December 3, Friday
​Final Exam Study Days**
​December 4 - 7, Saturday - Tuesday
​Examinations Begin
​December 8, Wednesday
​Examinations End
​December 17, Friday
​Grades Due (Faculty)
​January 14, Friday
Grades Posted to Transcript (Registrar)January 21, Friday
P/F Elections Deadline
January 28, Friday

Winter Term 2022​

Classes Begin
​Jan 12, Wednesday (Monday Classes Meet)
​Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance (Classes Suspended for Special Programs)
​Jan 17, Monday
Registration and Drop/Add EndsJan 20, Thursday
Winter BreakFeb 26 - March 6, Saturday-Sunday
​Last Class Day
April 20, Wednesday
​Last Day to Drop or Add a Class
April 20, Wednesday
​Final Exam Study Days**
April 21-25, Thursday - Monday
​Examinations Begin
April 26, Tuesday

​Examinations End

May 5, Thursday

​Law School Senior Day

May 6, Friday
​Grades Due (Faculty)
Grades Posted to Transcript (Registrar)
P/F Election Deadline