Academic Calendar

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Spring Semester 2019

Monday, December 31Last day to drop a pre-session course
Wednesday, January 2

Last day to add a pre-session course
Spring Pre-session begins for Upper-Level classes

Thursday, January 3–Friday January 4

LL.M. Orientation
Monday, January 7Lawyering class begins for 1L day students
Friday, January 11Spring Pre-session and Lawyering class ends
Monday, January 14Spring semester begins
Saturday, January 19Add/Drop deadline. Last day to adjust schedule on the web. After this date, approval is required.
Monday, January 21Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Holiday - No classes scheduled
Monday, January 28Last day to drop from a class without academic penalty. After this date, grade of WD will appear on permanent academic record.
Monday, February 18Presidents’ Day Holiday - No classes scheduled
Tuesday, February 19Legislative Monday
Friday, March 1Deadline to submit exam conflicts for Spring exams. SWR applications for Spring 2019 semester are due.
Monday, March 4 - Friday, March 8Spring Break
Wednesday, April 17 - Saturday April 20Easter Break
Friday, April 26Last day of class
Monday, April 29Study day
Tuesday, April 30Final examinations begin
Monday, May 13Final examinations end
Tuesday, May 14Make-up day for exams; Spring semester ends. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.
Sunday, June 2Commencement

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 12 for Lawyering and pre-session classes and January 21, February 18, March 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, April 17 and 29 for classes in the main semester.

Spring Semester 2019 Class Dates

Monday Classes
January 14, 28, February 4, 11, includes Tuesday February 19, 25,March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22

Tuesday Classes
January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 12,19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23

Wednesday Classes
January 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 24

Thursday Classes
January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 25

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

Saturday Classes
January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30,  April 6, 13

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Summer Semester 2019

Monday, May 13Last day to drop a pre-session course
Tuesday, May 14Last day to add a pre-session course
Wednesday, May 15Pre-summer session begins
Friday, May 24Pre-summer session ends
Wednesday, May 29Summer session begins
Sunday, June 2Commencement
Tuesday, June 4Add/Drop deadline for summer session. Last day for students to adjust their schedule on the web. After this date, approval is required.
Tuesday, June 11Last day to drop from summer session class without academic penalty. After this date, grade of WD will appear on permanent academic record.
Thursday, June 20Deadline to submit exam conflicts for Summer semester
Wednesday, July 3 - Thursday, July 4Holiday, No classes scheduled
Thursday, July 18Last day of class
Monday, July 22Final examinations begin
Wednesday, July 24Final examinations end
Thursday, July 25Make-up day for exams, Summer session ends

Summer Semester 2019 Class Dates

Monday ClassesJune 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15
Tuesday ClassesJune 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16
Wednesday ClassesMay 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17
Thursday ClassesMay 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18

Study Abroad Summer Program

May 26 - June 24, 2019

 

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Fall Semester 2019

Monday, August 12

Convocation for all entering 1L students.
LL.M Orientation
Last day to drop a pre-session course.

Tuesday, August 13

Fall semester begins for all 1L students.  
LL.M. Orientation. 
Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday, August 14Fall Pre-session begins for Upper-Level Students
Friday, August 23Fall Pre-session ends
Saturday, August 24Regular 1L and Upper-Level classes begin
Monday, September 2

Labor Day - No Classes Scheduled
Add/Drop deadline. Last day to adjust schedule on the web.  After this date, approval is required.

Monday, September 9Last day to drop from a class without academic penalty.  After this date, grade of WD will appear on permanent academic record.
Monday, September 16

Deadline to submit exam conflicts for Fall exams. 
SWR applications for Fall 2019 semester are due.

Tuesday, October 8Legislative Wednesday
Wednesday, October 9Yom Kippur - No Classes Scheduled
Monday, November 11Veteran's Day - Classes Scheduled
Tuesday, November 26Last day of class
Wednesday, November 27-Saturday, November 30Thanksgiving recess
Monday, December 2Study Day
Tuesday, December 3Final examinations begin
Monday, December 16Final examinations end
Tuesday, December 17Make-up day for exams
Wednesday, December 18Snow-day for final examinations; Fall semester ends. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.
Thursday, December 19 – Tuesday, January 8Semester 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: October 9, November 27, December 2.

Fall Semester 2019 Class Dates

Monday Classes
August 26, September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, 25

Tuesday Classes
August 27, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26

Wednesday Classes
August 28, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, includes Tuesday October 8, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20

Thursday Classes
August 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21

Friday Classes
August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22

Saturday Classes
August 24, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23

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Spring Semester 2020

Monday, January 6  

Last day to drop a pre-session course
LL.M. Orientation

Tuesday, January 7  

Last day to add a pre-session course.
LL.M. Orientation

Wednesday, January 8  Spring Pre-session begins for Upper-Level classes
Monday, January 13  

Lawyering class begins for 1L students

Friday, January 17  Spring Pre-session and Lawyering class ends
Saturday, January 18  Snow day for Pre-Session classes
Monday, January 20  Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Holiday - No classes scheduled
Tuesday, January 21  Spring semester begins
Monday, January 27  Add/Drop deadline.  Last day to adjust schedule on the web.  After this date, approval is required
Monday, February 3  Last day to drop from a class without academic penalty. After this date, grade of WD will appear on permanent academic record.
Monday, February 10  Deadline to submit exam conflicts for Spring exams.  SWR applications for Spring 2020 semester are due. 
Monday, February 17  Presidents' Day Holiday - No classes scheduled
Tuesday, February 18  Legislative Monday
Monday, March 2-Friday, March 6  Spring Break
Wednesday, April 8  Legislative Friday
Thursday, April 9- Saturday April 11  Easter Break
Thursday, April 30  Last day of class
Friday, May 1  Study day
Monday, May 4  Final examinations begin
Monday, May 18  Final examinations end
Tuesday, May 19  Make-up day for exams; Spring semester ends. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.
Sunday, May 31  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 18 for Lawyering and pre-session classes and February 17, March 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, April 9, 11 and May 1 for classes in the main semester.

Spring Semester 2020 Class Dates

Monday Classes
January 27, February 3, 10, includes Tuesday February 18, 24, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27

Tuesday Classes
January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 10,17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28

Wednesday Classes
January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 22, 29

Thursday Classes
January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 16, 23, 30

Friday Classes
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, includes Wednesday, April 8, 17, 24

Saturday Classes
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 7,14, 21, 28, April 4, 18, 25

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