Academic Calendar

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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

 

1/17/2019

 

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 14

Fall Pre-session begins for Upper-Level Students

Friday, August 23

Fall Pre-session ends

Saturday, August 24

Regular 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 to drop a course.

Monday, September 9

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

Monday, September 16

SWR applications for Fall 2019 semester are due.

Tuesday, October 8

Legislative Wednesday

Wednesday, October 9

Yom Kippur – No Classes Scheduled

Monday, November 11

Veteran’s Day – Classes Scheduled

Tuesday, November 26

Last day of class

Wednesday, November 27-Saturday, November 30

Thanksgiving recess  

Monday, December 2

Study Day

Tuesday, December 3

Final examinations begin

Monday, December 16

Final examinations end

Tuesday, December 17

Make-up day for exams

Wednesday, December 18

Snow-day for final examinations; Fall semester ends. Students should not make travel plans until after this date.

Thursday, December 19 – Tuesday, January 7

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: 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

Spring Semester 2020

Monday, January 6  

Last day to drop a pre-session course

Tuesday, January 7  Last day to add a pre-session course.
Wednesday, January 8  Spring Pre-session begins for Upper-Level classes
LL.M. Orientation
Thursday, January 9  LL.M. Orientation
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 to drop a course.
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  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 Monday
Thursday, April 9-
Monday April 13
  Easter Break
Friday, May 1  Last day of class
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, includes Wednesday, April 8, 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

11/19/2019