Academic Calendar

Fall Term 2015

Career Development (Upper Level JD Students)

August 10-13 Monday-Thursday On-Campus Interviewing
August 14-25 Friday-Tuesday Professional Development & Callback Days

LEAD Week / Orientation

August 17–21 Monday-Friday International LLM Students
August 18-21 Tuesday-Friday 1L JD Students
August 19-21 Wednesday-Friday Law & Entrepreneurship LLM Students
August 19 Wednesday LARW classes begin (1L JD Students)
August 24 Monday 1L Classes begin

Regular Semester

August 26 Wednesday Upper-Level Classes begin
September 3 Thursday Drop-Add period ends at midnight
September 4 Friday Clinic Intensive Training
September 7 Monday Labor Day -- Classes meet
September 12-13 Saturday-Sunday Guantanamo Clinic Standdown
September 25 Friday **Designated Class Make-up Day
October 2 Friday Wintersession Registration Begins
October 12-16 Monday-Friday Fall Break -- No Classes 1L LARW Writing Week
October 20 Tuesday End of 7th week of class
October 23 Friday 1L Mid-Term Exams
October 30 Friday Spring Registration period begins
October 30 Friday **Designated Class Make-up Day
November 20 Friday **Designated Class Make-Up Day
November 25–27 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Wednesday First-Year Classes End
December 3 Thursday First Year Reading Period begins
December 4 Friday Upper-Level Classes End
December 5 Saturday Upper-Level reading period begins
December 7 Monday First Year Examination Period Begins
December 9 Wednesday Upper Level Examination Period Begins
December 18 Friday Examination Period Ends

Wintersession Term 2016

Wednesday-Sunday, January 6-10, 2016

Spring Term 2016

January 6 Wednesday LARW Writing Classes Resume
January 11 Monday All Classes Resume
January 14-17 Thursday-Sunday Intensive Trial Practice Weekend
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes)
January 20 Wednesday Drop Add period ends at 5 pm.
January 22 Friday Clinic Intensive Training
January 29 Friday **MAKE-UP DAY
January 30-31 Saturday-Sunday Guantanamo Clinic Standdown
March 11 Friday **MAKE-UP DAY
March 14-18 Monday-Friday Spring Break (No Classes)
April 8 Friday **MAKE-UP DAY
April 18 Monday Last Day of Class (Monday classes meet)
April 19 Tuesday Reading and Examination Period begins
May 6 Friday Reading and Examination Period ends
May 10 Tuesday All graduating students must be cleared by noon.
May 14 Saturday Law School Hooding Ceremony
May 15 Sunday University Commencement