Academic Calendar

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

 

Calendars

Fall Semester 2022

Monday, August 15

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday, August 16

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday, August 17

Fall semester begins for all 1L students

Fall Pre-session and Law Full Term begin for Upper-Level Students

Monday, August 22

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

LL.M. Orientation

Friday, August 26

Fall Pre-session ends

Saturday, August 27

Fall Main Term begins

Friday, September 2

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

Monday, September 5

Labor Day - No Classes Scheduled

Monday, September 12

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

Monday, September 19

SWR applications for Fall 2022 semester are due

Wednesday, October 5

Yom Kippur – No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, November 8

Election Day – No Classes Scheduled

Thursday, November 24-

Friday, November 25

Thanksgiving recess

Friday, December 2

Last Day of Class

Monday, December 5 – Friday, December 16

Final Exam Period

Monday, December 19

Make-up Day for exams

Tuesday, December 20

Snow-day for final examinations; Fall Main Term and Law Full term ends

Note: The following date may be utilized as a makeup day in the event that classes must be cancelled due to snow/inclement weather or a similar emergency: November 25.

Fall Semester 2022 Class Dates Monday


August 29, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28

Tuesday

August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29

Wednesday

August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Thursday

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

Friday

September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

Saturday

August 27, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19

Spring Semester 2023

Monday, January 2

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday, January 3

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday, January 4

Spring Pre-session and Law Full Term begin for Upper-Level classes

Monday, January 9

Lawyering class begins for 1L students

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

Friday, January 13

Spring Pre-session, Lawyering and LLM Intro classes end

Saturday, January 14

Snow day for Pre-Session classes

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, January 17

Spring Main Term begins

Monday, January 23

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

Monday, January 30

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

Monday, February 6

SWR applications for Spring 2023 semester are due

Monday, February 20

President’s Day – No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, February 21

Legislative Monday

Monday, February 27 - Friday, March 3

Spring Break

Friday, March 10

Racial Justice Day

Thursday, April 6 - Monday April 10

Easter Break

Wednesday, April 12

Legislative Monday

Friday, April 28

Last Day of Class

Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 12

Final Exam Period

Monday, May 15

Make-up day for exams; Spring Main term and Law Full term end. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.

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 16 for Lawyering and pre-session classes and February 27, 28, March 1, 2, 3, April 6, 8, 10 for classes in the main semester.

Spring Semester 2023 Class Dates

Monday

 


January 23, 30, February 6, 13, Tuesday February 21, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3,

Wednesday, April 12, 17, 24

Tuesday

January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25

Wednesday

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

Thursday

January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27

Friday

January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 17, 24, 31, April 14, 21, 28, (class for Friday, Mach 10 must be made up)

Saturday

January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 22

Summer semester 2023

DateNote
Monday, May 15Last day to drop a pre-session course
Tuesday, May 16Last day to add a pre-session course
Wednesday,
May 17
Summer Pre-session begins
Friday, May 26Summer Pre-session ends
Tuesday, May 30Summer session begins
Monday, June 5Add/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, June 19No class, Juneteenth 
Wednesday,
June 21
Legislative Monday
Tuesday, July 4No class, Independence Day
Wednesday, July 19Last day of class
Monday, July 24 –Wednesday, July 26Final Exam Period
Thursday, July 28Make-up day for exams, summer session ends.

Summer Semester 2023 Class Dates

DayDates
Monday Classes

June 5, 12, Wednesday, June 21, 26,  July 3, July 10, 17

Tuesday ClassesMay 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18
Wednesday ClassesMay 31, June 7, 14, 28, 29, July 5, 12, 19
Thursday ClassesJune 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13

Study Abroad Summer Program ROME 2023

TBA

English for American Law School for LL.M. Summer 2023

TBA

 

Fall semester 2023

 

Monday, August 14

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday, August 15

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday, August 16

Fall semester begins for all 1L students

Fall Pre-session and Law Full Term begin for Upper-Level Students

Monday, August 21

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

LL.M. Orientation

Friday, August 25

Fall Pre-session ends

Saturday, August 26

Fall Main Term begins

Friday, September 1

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

Monday, September 4

Labor Day - No Classes Scheduled

Monday, September 11

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

Monday, September 18

SWR applications for Fall 2023 semester are due

Monday, September 25

Yom Kippur – No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, September 26

Legislative Monday

Wednesday, November 22-

Friday, November 24

Thanksgiving recess

Friday, December 1

Last Day of Class

Tuesday, December 5 – Friday, December 15

Final Exam Period

Monday, December 18

Make-up Day for exams

Tuesday, December 19

Snow-day for final examinations; Fall Main Term and Law Full term ends

Note: The following date may be utilized as a makeup day in the event that classes must be cancelled due to snow/inclement weather or a similar emergency: November 22.

Fall Semester 2023 Class Dates


Monday


August 28, September 11, 18, Tuesday, September 26, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27

Tuesday

August 29, September 5, 12, 19, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28

Wednesday

August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29

Thursday

August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30

Friday

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

Saturday

August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14,  21, 28, November 4, 11, 18

 

Spring semester 2024

 

DateNote

Monday, January 1

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday, January 2

Last day to add a pre-session course

Wednesday, January 3

Spring Pre-session and Law Full Term begin for Upper-Level classes

Monday, January 8

Lawyering class begins for 1L students

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

Friday, January 12

Spring Pre-session, Lawyering and LLM Intro classes end

Saturday, January 13

Snow day for Pre-Session classes

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, January 16

Spring Main Term begins

Monday, January 22

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

Monday, January 29

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

Monday, February 5

SWR applications for Spring 2024 semester are due

Monday, February 19

President’s Day – No Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, February 20

Legislative Monday

Friday, February 23Racial Justice Day

Monday, March 4 - Friday, March 8

Spring Break

Wednesday, March 20

Legislative Monday

Thursday, March 28 - Monday April 1

Easter Break

Friday, April 27

Last Day of Class

Tuesday, April 30 – Friday, May 10

Final Exam Period

Monday, May 13

Make-up day for exams; Spring Main term and Law Full term end. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.

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 19, March 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 29, April 1 for classes in the main semester.

Spring Semester 2024 Class Dates

DayDate

Monday

January 22, 29, February 5, 12, Tuesday, February 20, 26, March 11, 18, 

Wednesday, March 20, 25, April 8, 15, 22

Tuesday

January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 12, 19, 26,  April 2, 9, 16, 23

Wednesday

January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 13, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24

Thursday

January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21, April 4, 11, 18, 25

Friday

January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, (class for Friday, February 23 must be made up), March 1, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, 

Saturday

January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27