2019-2020 Academic Year

Law Academic Calendar for Fall 2019
Date Event
August 12-14 Law (JD) Orientation for new students
August 19 Classes begin
August 27 Last day to drop/add a course
September 2 University closed for Labor Day
October 22-25 Registration for Spring Term
November 25 Last Day of Classes
November 26 Reading Days begin
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Break
December 2-12 Exams
December 13 (Friday) Fall Commencement
Law Academic Calendar for Spring 2020
Date Event
January 6 Classes begin
January 14 Last day to drop/add a course
January 20 University closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 21 Constructive Monday
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 31-April 3 Registration for Fall Term
April 2 Registration begins for Summer
April 13 Easter Monday (University Holiday)
April 21 Last Day of Classes
April 22-23 Reading Days
April 27-May 7 Exams
May 8 Commencement
Law Academic Calendar for Summer 2020 (Sum III; 10 weeks)
Date Event
May 27 Classes begin
June 4 Last day to drop/add a Summer III (10-wk) course(s)
June 24 Mini-Term Ends
June 25 Study Day – Mini Term
June 26 Exams – Mini Term
July 3 Independence Day Holiday; No classes meet
July 29 Last Day of Classes
July 30-31 Reading Days
August 3-6 Exams
August 10 Final Grades due (Monday)

2020-2021 Academic Year

Law Academic Calendar for Fall 2020
Date Event
August 10-12 First year orientation
August 17 Classes begin
August 25 Last day to drop/add a course
*September 7 Labor Day
October 27-30 Registration for Spring Term
November 20 Last Day of Classes
November 23-24 Study Days
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday, no classes meet
November 30-December 10 Exams
December 12 Fall Commencement
* Due to COVID-19 scheduling procedures to protect our community, the University is open and classes will be held as usual on Labor Day.
Law Academic Calendar for Spring 2021
Date Event
January 11 Classes begin
January 18 University closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes meet
January 19 Constructive Monday; Monday classes meet
January 20 Last day to drop/add a course
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 23-26 Registration for Fall Term
April 5 Easter Monday (University Holiday); no classes meet
April 6 Registration begins online for Summer
April 27 Last Day of Classes
April 28-29 Study Days
April 30-May 12 Exams
May 14 Commencement
Law Academic Calendar for Summer 2021
Date Event
June 1 Classes begin
June 9 Last day to drop/add a course
June 28 Mini-Term ends
June 29 Study Day - Mini-Term
June 30 Exams - Mini-Term
July 5 Independence Day Holiday; No classes meet
August 2 Last Day of Classes
August 3 Study Day
August 4-6 Exams