Academic Calendar

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SPRING SEMESTER 2016
Thur., Dec. 3 – Sat., Jan. 23 Online Add/Drop for Spring Semester (except Clinic)
Friday, December 11 Clinic/LTP Online Add/Drop deadline for Spring Semester
Thu., Jan. 7 and Fri., Jan. 8 Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses- Mandatory
Monday, January 11 Classes Begin
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Saturday, January 23 Add/Drop Deadline for Spring Semester (excluding Clinics and LTP courses)
Sunday, January 31 Deadline for 90% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Sunday, February 7 Application for Diploma Deadline for May 2016 Graduates
Wednesday, February 17 Deadline for 50% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Saturday, March 12 Spring Recess Begins After Last Class
Thursday, March 17 Deadline for 25% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Monday, March 21 Instruction Resumes
Monday, April 18 Last Day of Classes
Monday, April 18 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Tuesday, April 19 Make-up day for classes cancelled on Monday, January 25
Wednesday, April 20 Make-up day for classes cancelled on Tuesday, January 26
Thursday, April 21 Make-up day for classes cancelled on Monday, February 15
Friday, April 22 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-Up Classes due to weather-related or other cancellations
Monday, April 25 Examinations Begin
Wednesday, May 4 Examinations End
Friday, May 20, 2016 Law School Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 20, 2016 University Commencement
Friday, May 20, 2016 Spring 2016 Diploma Date
SUMMER SEMESTER 2016
April 25 – May 23 Online Add/Drop for Summer Semester
Friday, April 29 Clinic/LTP online Add/Drop Deadline for Summer Semester
Monday, May 23 Classes and Clinic Begin
Thursday, May 26 Add/Drop Deadline (using paper form only)(except Clinic/LTP)
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
Friday, June 3 Deadline for 90% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Sunday, June 5 Application for Diploma Deadline For July 2016 Graduates
Sunday, June 12 Deadline for 50% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Sunday, June 26 Deadline for 25% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Holiday
Tuesday, July 5 Constructive Monday (due to Independence Day Holiday)
Friday, July 8 Last Day of Classes except Clinic and Writing Seminars- see Summer curriculum
Friday, July 8 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Monday, July 11 Examinations Begin
Thursday, July 14 Examinations End
Friday, July 29 Summer 2016 Diploma Date
Friday, July 29 Last Day of Summer Clinic
Thursday, August 11 Application Deadline for Fall 2016 Externships
FALL SEMESTER 2016
May 4 - September 3 Online Add/Drop for Fall Semester (except Clinic)
Friday, July 8 Clinic/LTP online Add/Drop deadline for Fall Semester
Monday, August 1 Start of Office of Career Development Recruitment Program
Mon., Aug. 15 and Tues., Aug. 16 Orientation for First Year, Transfer and Visiting Students
Wednesday, August 17 Classes Begin for First Year Day and First Year Evening Students
Thu., Aug. 18 and Fri., Aug. 19 Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses- Mandatory
Monday, August 22 All Classes Begin Regular Schedule
Saturday, August 27 Deadline for 90% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Saturday, September 3 Add/Drop Deadline for Fall Semester (excluding Clinic and LTP courses)
Monday, September 5 Labor Day Holiday (no classes) Classes will be made up on Mon., Nov. 21
Sunday, September 11 Application for Diploma Deadline for December 2016 Graduates
Thursday, September 15 Deadline for 50% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Monday, October 17 Deadline for 25% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Friday, November 11 Application Deadline for Spring 2017 Externships
Monday, November 21 Last Day of Classes
Monday, November 21 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Tues., Nov. 22 – Wed., Nov. 23 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-Up Classes due to weather-related or other cancellations
Thu., Nov. 24 – Fri., Nov. 25 Thanksgiving Recess
Mon., Nov. 28 - Tue., Nov. 29 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-Up Classes due to weather-related or other cancellations
Wednesday, November 30 Examinations Begin
Thursday, December 8 Examinations End
Friday, December 23, 2016 Fall 2016 Diploma Date
SPRING SEMESTER 2017
Thur., Dec. 1 – Sat., Jan. 21 Online Add/Drop for Spring Semester (except Clinic)
Friday, December 9 Clinic/LTP Online Add/Drop deadline for Spring Semester
Thu., Jan. 5 and Fri., Jan. 6 Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses- Mandatory
Monday, January 9 Classes Begin
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Saturday, January 21 Add/Drop Deadline for Spring Semester (excluding Clinics and LTP courses)
Sunday, January 29 Deadline for 90% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Sunday, February 5 Application for Diploma Deadline for May 2017 Graduates
Wednesday, February 15 Deadline for 50% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Thursday, March 16 Deadline for 25% Refund (if withdrawing from all classes)
Saturday, March 18 Spring Recess Begins After Last Class
Monday, March 27 Instruction Resumes
Monday, April 17 Last Day of Classes
Monday, April 17 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Tue., Apr. 18 to Fri., Apr. 21 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-Up Classes due to weather-related or other cancellations
Monday, April 24 Examinations Begin
Wednesday, May 3 Examinations End
Friday, May 19, 2017 Law School Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 19, 2017 University Commencement
Friday, May 19, 2017 Spring 2017 Diploma Date


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