Academic Calendar

View the current and upcoming Academic Calendar for the School of Law.

 

Calendars

Summer Semester 2021

Monday, May 17Last day to drop a pre-session course
Tuesday, May 18Last day to add a pre-session course
Wednesday, May 19Pre-summer session begins
Friday, May 28Pre-summer session ends
Tuesday, June 1Summer session begins
Sunday, June 6Commencement
Monday, June 7Add/Drop deadline.  Last day to adjust schedule on the web. Last day to drop from class before WD appears on transcript. Scholarly Writing applications due.
Monday, July 19Last day of class
Tuesday, July 20 –Thursday, July 22Final Exam Period
Monday, July 26Make-up day for exams. Summer session ends.

Summer Semester 2021 Class Dates

Monday ClassesJune 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19
Tuesday ClassesJune 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13
Wednesday ClassesJune 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14
Thursday ClassesJune 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15

Study Abroad Summer Program 2021
TBA

English for American Law School for LL.M. Summer 2021
Tuesday, July 27—Friday, August 20

Fall 2021

 

 

Monday,
August 16

Fall semester begins for all 1L students

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday,
August 17

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday,
August 18

Fall Pre-session begins for Upper-Level Students

Monday,
August 23

Introduction classes begin for LL.M students in TLP and USLS
LL.M. Orientation

Friday,
August 27

Fall Pre-session ends

Saturday,
August 28

Fall semester begins

Friday,
September 3

Add/Drop deadline. Last day to adjust schedule on the web.

Monday,
September 6

Labor Day - No Classes Scheduled

Monday,
September 13

Last day to drop from a class before WD appears on transcript

Tuesday,
September 14

Legislative Thursday

Thursday,
September 16
Yom Kippur - No Classes Scheduled

Monday,
September 20

SWR applications for Fall 2021 semester are due

Wednesday, November 24-

Saturday, November 27

Thanksgiving recess 

Friday,
December 3

Last Day of Class

Monday,
December 6 -

Friday,
December 17

Final Exam Period

Monday, December 20

Make-up Day for exams

Tuesday, December 21

Snow-day for final examinations; Fall semester ends.

Friday,
December 24 -

Wednesday,
January 5

Semester Break

Note: The following date may be utilized as makeup day in the event that classes must be cancelled due to snow/ inclement weather or a similar emergency: November 24.

Fall Semester 2021 Class Dates

Monday
Classes
August 30, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Tuesday
Classes

August 31, September 7, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Wednesday Classes

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1

Thursday
Classes

September 2, 9, Tuesday the 14th, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

Friday
Classes

September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3

Saturday
Classes

August 28, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20

Spring 2022

 

 

 Monday,
 January 3

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday,
January 4

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday,
January 5

Spring Pre-session begins for Upper-Level classes

Monday,
January 10

Lawyering class begins for 1L students

Introduction classes begin for LL.M. students in TLP and USLS

LL.M. Orientation

Friday,
January 14

Spring Pre-session, Lawyering and LL.M. Intro classes end

Saturday,
January 15

Snow day for Pre-Session classes

Monday,
January 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday,
January 18

Spring semester begins

Monday,
January 24

Add/Drop deadline.  Last day to adjust schedule on the web

Monday,
January 31

Last day to drop from a class before WD appears on transcript

Monday,
February 7

SWR applications for Spring 2022 semester are due. 

Monday,
February 21

President’s Day – No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday,
February 22

Legislative Monday

Monday, February 28 -

Friday, March 4

Spring Break

Wednesday,
April 13

Legislative Monday

Thursday, April 14 -

Monday April 18

Easter Break

Friday,
April 29

Last Day of Class

Monday,
May 2

Study Day

Tuesday, May 3 -

Monday, May 16

Final Exam Period

Tuesday,
May 17

Make-up day for exams; Spring semester ends.  Students should not make travel plans until after this date.

Sunday,
June 5

Commencement

Note: The following dates may be utilized as makeup days in the event that classes must be cancelled due to snow/ inclement weather or a similar emergency: January 15 for Lawyering and pre-session classes and February 21, 28, March 1, 2, 3, 4, April 14, 16, and 18 for classes in the main semester.

Spring Semester 2022 Class Dates

Monday
Classes

January 24, 31, February 7, 14, Tuesday, February 22,  March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11,   Wednesday, April 13, 25

Tuesday
Classes

January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26

Wednesday
Classes

January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 20, 27

Thursday
Classes

January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 21, 28

Friday
Classes

January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22, 29

Saturday
Classes

January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 23