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 26
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.

2019 - 2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2019 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Jun 17
First-year orientation Aug 6 - 8
SJD student orientation TBD
Student visa holder orientation TBD
Instruction begins Aug 12
Last day to register/add Aug 16
Payment due Aug 23
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Aug 23
Labor Day holiday* Sep 2
Labor Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Sep 3
Mid-term examination days Sep 28, 29, Oct 5, 6
First-year mid-term examination days Sep 28, 29
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Oct 25
Veterans Day observed* Nov 11
Veterans Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Nov 18
Make-up day for Tuesday, Sep 3 (Tuesday classes meet) Nov 19
Instruction ends Nov 19
Study period Nov 20 - Dec 1
Thanksgiving holiday* Nov 28 - 29
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Dec 2 - 13
Midyear Recess Dec 14 - Jan 5

SPRING 2020 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Nov 4
LLM student & student visa holder orientations TBD
Instruction begins Jan 6
Last day to register/add Jan 10
Payment due Jan 17
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 20
President's Day holiday* Feb 17
President's Day makeup (Monday classes meet) Feb 18
Mid-term examination days Feb 22, 23, 29, Mar 1
Spring recess Mar 2 - 6
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Mar 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. make-up day (Monday classes meet) Apr 20
Make-up day for Tue, Feb 18 (Tuesday classes meet) Apr 21
Instruction ends Apr 21
Study period Apr 22 - 24
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Apr 25 - May 6
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony TBD

SUMMER 2020 SESSION

Priority registration begins Mar 16
1L HLP and 1st Step program instruction begins May 18
Memorial Day holiday* May 25
Instruction begins (standard session) May 26
Memorial Day make-up (Monday classes meet) May 29
1L HLP and 1st Step program last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 1
Last day to register/add Jun 1
Payment due Jun 8
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 8
60% Point of Term for 1L HLP & 1st Step programs (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jun 24
60% Point of Term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jun 27
Independence Day holiday (observed)* Jul 3
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 10
Study period Jul 11 - 14
Examination period (except LLM Taxation) Jul 15 - 18

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