2018 - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2018 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Jun 18
First-year orientation Aug 07 - 09
SJD student orientation Aug 07
Student visa holder orientation Aug 10
Instruction begins Aug 13
Last day to register/add Aug 17
Payment due Aug 24
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Aug 24
Labor Day holiday* Sep 03
Labor Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Sep 04
Mid-term examination days Sep 29, 30, Oct 6, 7
First-year mid-term examination days Sep 29, 30
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Oct 23
Veterans Day observed* Nov 12
Veterans Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Nov 19
Make-up day for Tuesday, Sep 4 (Tuesday classes meet) Nov 20
Instruction ends Nov 20
Study period Nov 21 - 27
Thanksgiving holiday* Nov 22 - 23
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Nov 28 - Dec 09
Midyear Recess Dec 10 - Jan 06

SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Nov 05
LLM student & student visa holder orientations Jan 04
Instruction begins Jan 07
Last day to register/add Jan 11
Payment due Jan 18
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 21
President's Day holiday* Feb 18
President's Day makeup (Monday classes meet) Feb 19
Mid-term examination days Feb 23, 24, Mar 2, 3
Spring recess Mar 4 - 8
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Mar 23
Martin Luther King, Jr. make-up day (Monday classes meet) Apr 22
Make-up day for Tue, Feb 19 (Tuesday classes meet) Apr 23
Instruction ends Apr 23
Study period Apr 24 - 26
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Apr 27 - May 08
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony May 17

SUMMER 2019 SESSION

Priority registration begins Mar 18
1L HLP and 1st Step program instruction begins May 20
Memorial Day holiday* May 27
Instruction begins (standard session) May 28
Memorial Day make-up (Monday classes meet) May 31
1L HLP and 1st Step program last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 03
Last day to register/add Jun 03
Payment due Jun 10
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 10
60% Point of Term for 1L HLP & 1st Step programs (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jun 26
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jun 29
Independence Day holiday* Jul 04
Independence Day make-up (Thursday classes meet) Jul 05
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 12
Study period Jul 13 - 16
Examination period (except LLM Taxation) Jul 17 - 20

*The School of Law will be closed on these dates.


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