Law School Academic Calendars

Law School Academic Calendars


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2017-18 Academic Calendar

Fall 2017
Orientation for LL.M. Students Monday, August 14
Orientation for Transfer Students Monday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 22
On-Grounds Interviews (2L and 3L students) Monday, August 7 - Friday, August 11
Orientation for First-Year and Exchange Students Monday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 22
First-Year Classes Begin Wednesday, August 23
Upper-Level Classes Begin Wednesday, August 30
Add/Drop Period Ends Wednesday, September 6 (4 p.m.)
Fall Break Monday, October 9 - Wednesday, October 11
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24
Classes End Wednesday, December 6
Reading Period Thursday, December 7 - Friday, December 8
Exam Period Saturday, December 9 - Thursday, December 21 (See Final Exam Schedule issued in August for details.)
January Term 2018
J-term courses offered January 2-19. Most courses to be offered during the week of January 15-19.
Spring 2018
Classes Begin Monday, January 22
Add/Drop Period Ends Monday, January 29 (4 p.m.)
Spring Break Sunday, March 4 - Friday, March 9
Classes End Friday, April 27
Reading Period Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29
Exam Period Monday, April 30 - Friday, May 11
(See Final Exam Schedule issued in January for details.)
Commencement/Graduation Sunday, May 20



Tentative 2018-19 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2018
On-Grounds Interviews (2L and 3L students) TBA
Orientation for LL.M. and Transfer Students TBA
Orientation for First-Year and Exchange Students Monday, August 20 - Tuesday, August 21
First-Year Classes Begin Wednesday, August 22
Upper-Level Classes Begin Wednesday, August 29
Add/Drop Period Ends Wednesday, September 5 (4 p.m.)
Fall Break Monday, October 8 - Wednesday, October 10
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23
Classes End Wednesday, December 5
Reading Period Thursday, December 6 - Friday, December 7
Exam Period Saturday, December 8 - Thursday, December 20 (See Final Exam Schedule issued in August for details.)
January Term 2019
J-term courses offered January 2-18. Most courses to be offered during the week of January 14-18.
Spring 2019
Classes Begin Monday, January 21
Add/Drop Period Ends Monday, January 28 (4 p.m.)
Spring Break Sunday, March 10 - Friday, March 15
Classes End Friday, April 26
Reading Period Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, April 28
Exam Period Monday, April 29 - Friday, May 10
(See Final Exam Schedule issued in January for details.)
Commencement/Graduation Sunday, May 19