Academics: Academic Calendar

*Students enrolled in the MLS, JD/MBA, graduate law Taxation, or Estate Planning degree and certificate programs should see the university's academic calendar for applicable dates and deadlines.


2022 - 2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2022 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins July 11
JD First-year orientation (non-Flex Program) Aug 09 - 11
JD Flex Program orientation Aug 19
Instruction begins Aug 15
Last day to register/add Aug 19
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Sept 02
Payment due Sept 02
Labor Day holiday* Sept 05
Mid-term examination days (except JD Flex Program) Oct 01, 02, 08, 09
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Oct 25
Veterans Day holiday* 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
JD Flex Program examination dates Dec 3 & 10
Midyear Recess Dec 12 - Jan 08

SPRING 2023 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins Nov 14
Instruction begins Jan 09
Last day to register/add Jan 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 16
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 27
Payment due Jan 27
President's Day holiday* Feb 20
President's Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Feb 21
Mid-term examination days (except JD Flex Program) Feb 25, 26, Mar 04, 05
Spring recess Mar 06 - 10
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Mar 25
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
JD Flex Program examination dates May 6, 11, 15
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony May 23 (Tuesday)

SUMMER 2023 SESSION

Priority Registration begins Mar 27
Paris Study Abroad Program begins TBA
1st STEP Program instruction begins May 22
Memorial Day holiday*
May 29
Instruction begins (standard session and JD Flex Program) May 30
Last day to register/add (standard session) Jun 05
Paris Study Abroad Program ends TBA
Juneteenth holiday* Jun 19
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade (standard session) Jun 19
Payment due (all programs except Paris Study Abroad Program) Jun 20
Independence Day holiday* Jul 04
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) (standard session) Jul 08
1st STEP Program instruction ends TBA
Independence Day make-up (Tuesday classes meet) Jul 18
1st STEP examination date TBA
Juneteenth Holiday make-up (Monday classes meet) Jul 19
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 19
Study period (standard session) Jul 20 - 21
Examination period (standard session) Jul 22 - 26
JD Flex Program instruction ends Jul 22
JD Flex Program examination dates Jul 29 & Aug 02

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