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Academic Calendar and Course Schedules

COURSE SCHEDULES

 

LAW ACADEMIC CALENDAR

 

January Term 2017

 
Jan 4 Law students arrive, check in
Jan 5 Classes begin
Jan 6 Last day to add a class or section
Jan 9 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jan 13 Last day to withdraw
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Day - no classes
Jan 23 Last day of classes
Jan 24 Reading day
Jan 25 - 26 Law finals
 
 

spring semester 2017

 
Feb 1 Classes begin
Feb 1 - 7 Late registration for new, re-entry and continuing students
Feb 7 Last day to add a class or section
Feb 8 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Mar 6 - 10 Spring recess
Mar 13 Classes resume
March 27 - 31 Summer/Fall registration
Apr 12 Last day to withdraw
Apr 14 - 17 Easter recess
Apr 18 Classes resume
May 3 Last day to remove "I" (incomplete marks)
May 5 Classes end
May 8 Reading day
May 9 - 19 Law finals
May 21 Commencement (Sunday)
   
   

summer session 2017

 

May 30

May 31

Summer Starter Program Orientation

Classes begin

May 30-Jun 1

Jun 1

Late registration for new, re-entry, and continuing students

Last day to add a class or section

Jun 2 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jun 27 Last day to withdraw
Jul 4 Independence Day - no classes
Jul 20 Classes end
Jul 21 - 23 Reading days
Jul 24-26 Final exams

Fall session 2017

 
Aug 16-18 New law student orientation
Aug 21 - 25 Late registration
Aug 21 Law classes begin
Aug 25 Last day to add a class or section
Aug 28 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Sept 4 Labor Day - No classes
Sept 5 Classes resume
Oct 9-10 Law school recess
Oct 11 Classes resume
Oct 20 Last day to withdraw
Oct 23-27 Registration for January Term and Spring
Nov 10 Last day to remove "I" (incomplete marks)
Nov 17 Law classes end
Nov 20-24 Thanksgiving recess
Nov 25-27 Reading days
Nov 28-Dec 8 Law final examinations
Dec 10 Fall Law Graduation
Dec 11-Jan 2 Christmas break

January Term 2018

 
Jan 2 Law students arrive, check in
Jan 3 Classes begin
Jan 4 Last day to add a class or section
Jan 5 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jan 11 Last day to withdraw
Jan 15 Marting Luther King - No classes
Jan 19 Last day of classes
Jan 22 Reading day
Jan 23-24 Law final examinations
   

Spring Term 2018

 
Jan 29 Classes begin
Jan 29 - Feb 5 Late registration for new, re-entry, and continuing students
Feb 5 Last day to add a class or section
Feb 6 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Mar 5-9 Law Spring Recess
Mar 12 Classes resume
Mar 23-27 Summer/Fall registration
Apr 6 Last day to withdraw
Mar 30 - Apr 2 Easter recess
Apr 3 Classes resume
  Public Interest Auction
  Law Honors Banquet
Apr 27 Last day to remove "I" (Incomplete) marks
May 4 Classes end
May 7 Reading day
May 8-18 Law final examinations
May 20 Law Commencement (Sunday)
   

Summer Term 2018

 
Mar 26-29 Registration for Summer classes
May 29 Summer Starter Program Orientation
Jun 4 Last day to add a class or section
May 29 - Jun 4 Late registration for new, re-entry, and continuing students
Jun 5 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jun 29 Last day to withdraw
Jul 4 Independence Day - no classes
Jul 23 Last day of classes
Jul 24-25 Reading days
Jul 26-27 Law final examinations
   

Fall Term 2018

 
Aug 16-17 New law student orientation
Aug 20-27 Late registration
  Last day for payment of fees
Aug 20 Law classes begin
Aug 24 Last day to add a class or section
Sept 3 Labor Day - no classes
Sept 4 Classes resume
Aug 28 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Oct 8-9 Law school recess
Oct 10 Classes resume
Oct 19 Last day to withdraw
Oct 22-26 Registration for Spring and January Term
Nov 9 Last day to remove "I" (Incomplete marks)
Nov 16 Law classes end
Nov 19-23 Thanksgiving recess
Nov 24-26 Reading days
Nov 27 - Dec 7 Law final examinations
Dec 9 Fall Law Graduation
Dec 10 - Jan 3 Christmas break
   

January Term 2019

 
Jan 3 Law students arrive; check in
Jan 4 Classes begin
Jan 7 Last day to add a class or section
Jan 8 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jan 14 Last day to withdraw
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes
Jan 23 Last day of classes
Jan 24-25 Reading days
Jan 28-29 Law final examinations
   

Spring Term 2019

 
Jan 30 Classes begin
Jan 30 - Feb 6 Late registration for new, re-entry, and continuing students
Feb 6 Last day to add a class or section
Feb 7 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Mar 4-8 Law Spring Recess
Mar 11 Classes resume
Mar 25-29 Summer/Fall registration
Apr 5 Last day to withdraw
Apr 19-22 Easter recess
Apr 23 Classes resume
  Public Interest Auction
  Law Honors Banquet
Apr 26 Last day to remove "I" (Incomplete marks)
May 3 Classes end
May 6 Reading day
May 7-17 Law final examinations
May 19 Law Commencement (Sunday)
   

Summer Term 2019

 
Mar 25-29 Registration for Summer classes
  Summer Starter Program Orientation
May 28 Classes begin
  Last day to add a class or section
  Late registration for new, re-entry, or continuing students
  Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
  Last day to withdraw
Jul 4 Independence Day - no classes
Jul 25 Last day of classes
Jul 26-28 Reading days
Jul 29-30 Law final examinations