Academic Calendar

Fall Term 2016

Career Development (Upper Level JD Students)

August 8-11 Monday-Thursday On-Campus Interviewing
August 12-23 Friday-Tuesday Professional Development & Callback Days

LEAD Week / Orientation

August 15–19 Monday-Friday International LLM Students
August 16-19 Tuesday-Friday 1L JD Students
August 17-19 Wednesday-Friday Law & Entrepreneurship LLM Students
August 17 Wednesday LARW classes begin (1L JD Students)

Regular Semester

August 22 Monday 1L Classes begin
August 24 Wednesday Upper-Level Classes begin
September 1 Thursday Drop-Add period ends at midnight
September 2 Friday Clinic Intensive Training
September 5 Monday Labor Day -- NO Classes
September 23 Friday **Designated Class Make-up Day
October 10-14 Monday-Friday Fall Break -- No Classes 1L LARW Writing Week
October 18 Tuesday End of 7th week of class
October 21 Friday 1L Mid-Term Exams
November 11 Friday **Designated Class Make-up Day
November 23-25 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Thursday First-Year Classes End (MONDAY CLASSES MEET - Labor Day make-up)
December 2 Friday First Year Reading Period begins
December 5 Monday Upper-Level Classes End
December 6 Tuesday Upper-Level reading period begins
December 7 Wednesday First Year Examination Period Begins
December 8 Thursday Upper Level Examination Period Begins
December 19 Monday Examination Period Ends

Wintersession Term 2017

Wednesday-Sunday, January 4-8, 2017

Spring Term 2017

January 4 Wednesday LARW Writing Classes Resume
January 9 Monday First Day of Classes
January 12-15 Thursday-Sunday Intensive Trial Practice Weekend
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes)
January 18 Wednesday Drop Add period ends at 5 pm.
January 20 Friday Clinic Intensive Training
March 13-17 Monday-Friday Spring Break (No Classes)
April 17 Monday Last Day of Class (Monday classes meet)
April 18 Tuesday Reading and Examination Period begins
May 5 Friday Reading and Examination Period ends
May 9 Tuesday All graduating students must be cleared by noon.
May 13 Saturday Law School Hooding Ceremony
May 14 Sunday University Commencement