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 Classes end
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 Classes end
July 30-31 Reading Days
August 3-6 Exams
August 10 Final Grades due (Monday)

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2020-2021 Academic Year

Law Academic Calendar for Fall 2020
Date Event
August 17 First year orientation workshop begins
August 24 Classes begin
September 1 Last day to drop/add a course
September 7 University closed for Labor Day; no classes meet
October 27-30 Registration for Spring Term
November 23 Last day of classes
November 24 Study Day
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday, no classes meet
November 30-December 10 Exams
December 12 Fall Commencement
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 Classes end
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 26 Study Day - Mini-Term
June 28 Mini-Term ends
June 30 Exams - Mini-Term
July 5 Independence Day Holiday; No classes meet
August 2 Last day of class
August 3 Study Day
August 4-6 Exams

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