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Academic Calendar and Course Schedules

COURSE SCHEDULES

 

LAW ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Spring 2019

Jan. 30 Classes begin
Jan. 30-Feb. 6 Late registration for new, re-entry and continuing students
Feb. 8 Public Interest Auction
Feb. 11 Last day to add a class or section
Feb. 12 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
March 4-8 Law spring recess
March 11 Classes resume
March 25-29 Summer/fall registration
April 9 Last day to withdraw
April 17 Law Honors Banquet
April 19-22 Easter recess
April 23 Classes resume
April 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 2019

May 28 Law classes begin
May 31 Last day to add a class or section
June 7 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
July 4 Independence Day - Classes recess
July 5 Last day to withdraw
July 22 Law classes end
July 23-24 Reading days
July 25-26 Law finals

Fall 2019

Aug. 21-23 New law student orientation
Aug. 26 Law classes begin
Aug. 30 Last day to add a class or section
Sept. 2 Labor Day - Classes recess
Sept. 3 Classes resume
Sept. 9 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Oct. 14-15 Fall Break - Classes recess
Oct. 16 Classes resume
Oct. 25 Last day to withdraw
Oct. 28-Nov. 1 Registration for January term/Spring
Nov. 15 Last day to remove "incomplete"
Nov. 26 Law classes end
Nov. 27-29 Thanksgiving recess
Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Reading days
Dec. 3-13 Law finals
Dec. 13-Jan. 2 Christmas break
Dec. 15 Fall Law Graduation

January 2020

Jan. 2 Law students arrive
Jan. 3 Classes begin
Jan. 6 Last day to add a class or section
Jan. 7 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jan. 13 Last day to withdraw
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Classes recess
Jan. 22 Last day of classes
Jan. 23-24 Reading days
Jan. 27-28 Law finals

Spring 2020

Jan. 29 Classes begin
Feb. 4 Last day to add a class or section
Feb. 10 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
March 2-6 Spring recess
March 9 Classes resume
March 27 Last day to withdraw
Mar. 30-Apr. 3 Summer/Fall registration
April 10-13 Easter recess
April 17 Last day to remove "incomplete" 
May 1 Classes end
May 1-4  Reading days
May 5-15 Law finals
May 17 Law commencement (Sunday) 

Summer 2020

May 26 Law classes begin
May 29 Last day to add a class or section
June 5 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
July 2 Lsat day to withdraw
July 3 Independence Day observed - Classes recess
July 20 Law classes end
July 21-22 Reading days
July 23-24 Law finals

Fall 2020

Aug. 20-21 New law student orientation
Aug. 24 Law classes begin
Aug. 28 Last day to add a class or section
Sept. 4 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Sept. 7 Labor Day - Classes recess
Sept. 8 Classes resume
Oct. 12-13 Fall break - Classes recess
Oct. 14 Classes resume
Oct. 23 Last day to withdraw
Nov. 13 Last day to remove "incomplete" 
Nov. 24 Law classes end
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving recess
Nov. 28-30 Reading days
Dec. 1-11 Law finals
Dec. 12-Jan. 4 Christmas break
Dec. 13 Fall Law Graduation

January 2021

Jan. 4 Law students arrive
Jan. 5 Classes begin
Jan. 6 Last day to add a class or section
Jan. 7 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
Jan. 13 Last day to withdraw
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Classes recess
Jan. 20 Last day of classes
Jan. 21-22 Reading days
Jan. 25-26 Law finals

Spring 2021

Jan. 27 Classes begin
Feb. 2 Last day to add a class or section
Feb. 9 Beginning of "W" period for withdrawals
March 1-5 Spring recess
March 8 Classes resume
March 26 Last day to withdraw
April 2-5 Easter recess
April 6 Classes resume
April 16 Last day to remove "incomplete" 
April 30 Classes end
May 1-3 Reading days
May 4-14 Law finals
May 16  Law commencement (Sunday)