Academics: Academic Calendar

2016 - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2016 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Jun 20
First-year orientation Aug 9 - 11
Instruction begins Aug 15
Last day to register/add Aug 19
Payment deadline Aug 26
Last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Aug 26
Labor Day holiday* Sep 05
Mid-term examination days Oct 1, 2, 8, 9
First-year mid-term examination days Oct 1, 2
Veterans Day* Nov 11
Labor Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Nov 21
Veterans Day make-up day (Friday classes meet) Nov 22
Instruction ends Nov 22
Study period Nov 23 - 29
Thanksgiving holiday* Nov 24 - 25
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Nov 30 - Dec 11
Midyear Recess Dec 12 - Jan 8

 

SPRING 2017 SEMESTER

Priority registration begins Nov 07
Instruction begins Jan 09
Last day to register/add Jan 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 16
Payment deadline Jan 23
Last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 23
President's Day holiday* Feb 20
President's Day makeup (Monday classes meet) Feb 21
Mid-term examination days Feb 25, 26, Mar 4, 5
Spring recess Mar 6 - 10
Martin Luther King, Jr. make-up day (Monday classes meet) Apr 24
Make-up day for Tue, Feb 21 (Tuesday classes meet) Apr 25
Instruction ends Apr 25
Study period Apr 26 - 28
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Apr 29 - May 10
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony May 12

 

SUMMER 2017 SESSION

Priority registration begins Mar 20
HLP and 1st Step program instruction begins May 22
Memorial Day holiday* May 29
Instruction begins (standard session) May 30
Memorial Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Jun 02
HLP and 1st Step program last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 05
Last day to register/add Jun 05
Payment deadline Jun 12
Last day to drop course w/o tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 12
Independence Day holiday* Jul 04
Independence Day make-up (Tuesday classes meet) Jul 07
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 14
Study period Jul 15 - 18
Examination period (except LLM Taxation) Jul 19 - 22

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

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