Academic Calendar

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

 

Calendars

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 Semester 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 22

Teach-in Day on Anti-Racism

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, May 22

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

Summer Semester 2022

Monday, May 16Last day to drop a pre-session course
Tuesday, May 17Last day to add a pre-session course
Wednesday, May 18Pre-summer session begins
Friday, May 27Pre-summer session ends
Tuesday, May 31Summer session begins
Monday, June 6Add/Drop deadline.  Last day to adjust schedule on the web.
Monday, June 13Last day to drop from class before WD appears on transcript. Scholarly Writing applications due.
Monday, June 20No class, Juneteenth (Observed)
Tuesday, June 21Legislative Monday
Monday, July 4No class, Independence Day
Wednesday, July 6Legislative Monday
Wednesday, July 20Last day of class
Monday, July 25 –Wednesday, July 27Final Exam Period
Thursday, July 28Make-up day for exams. Summer session ends.

Summer Semester 2022 Class Dates

Monday ClassesJune 6, 13, Tuesday, June 21, 27, Wednesday, July 6, July 11, 18
Tuesday ClassesMay 31, June 7, 14, 28, July 5, 12, 19
Wednesday ClassesJune 1, 8 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20
Thursday ClassesJune 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14

Study Abroad Summer Program 2022

May 30 - June 24, 2022

English for American Law School for LL.M. Summer 2022
TBA

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 2021 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 2022 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