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Summer Term 2020

JD-LLM-LE Summer Immersion (for 2L JD-LLM-LE students only)

Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 12

Durham, North Carolina (meeting virtually)

Master’s Program in Judicial Studies (for MJS students only) postponed

Monday, May 18

First Day of Class

Friday, June 12

Last Day of Class

Leiden Summer Institute (meeting virtually)

Sunday, June 14

Orientation

Monday, June 15  

First Day of Class

Friday, July 10

Last Day of Class

Monday, July 13 - Weds, July 15

Reading and Examination Period

Summer Institute on Law, Language & Culture (International LLM students only - virtual)

Friday, July 17

Orientation

Monday, July 20

First Day of Class

Wednesday, August 12

Last Day of Class

 

Fall Term 2020

LEAD Week / Orientation (incoming students)

August 17-21

Monday-Friday

International LLM Students

August 18-21

Tuesday-Friday

1L JD Students

August 19

Wednesday

LARW classes begin (times and rooms TBA)
Distinctive Aspects of US Law begins

August 20

Thursday

LARWINT classes begin (times and rooms TBA)

Regular Semester

August 24

Monday

1L Classes begin and Upper Level classes begin

September 4

Friday

Drop Add ends at 11:59 pm

September 4    

Friday

Clinic Intensive Training

September 7 Monday Labor Day (classes will meet this day)

September 25

Friday

Designated make-up day

October 12 Monday End of 7th week of classes

November 6                 

Friday

Designated make-up day

November 20

Friday

Last day of classes

November 23 - November 24 Monday - Tuesday Reading Period

November 25 - November 27

Wednesday - Friday

Thanksgiving break

November 30 Monday Reading Period

December 1

Tuesday

Examination Period Begins

December 11

Friday

Examination Period Ends

 

Wintersession Term 2021

  • Friday, February 19 – Sunday, February 21 and Friday, March 12 – Sunday, March 14

Career Development (Upper Level JD Students)

  • Wednesday, January 13 - Saturday, January 16 Virtual On-Campus Interviewing 

Spring Term 2021

January 19

Tuesday

LARW Writing Classes Meet (tentative)

January 20

Wednesday

First Day of Classes

January 22

Friday

Clinic Intensive

January 28-31

Thursday-Sunday

Intensive Trial Practice Weekend

February 3 Wednesday Drop/add ends at 11:59PM

March 2

Tuesday

End of 7th Week of classes

April 20

Tuesday

Last day of class

April 21

Wednesday

Reading and Examination period begins

April 30

Friday

Reading and Examination period ends

May 4

Tuesday

Graduating students clearing deadline at Noon

May 8

Saturday

Law School Convocation, diploma distribution

May 9

Sunday

University Commencement