Academic Calendar

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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 JD and LLM Classes Begin
Tuesday, January 10 MSL 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
Tuesday, March 28 MSL program - instruction resumes
Thursday, April 13 MSL program - last regularly scheduled class day
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
Tues., Apr. 18 to Sat., Apr. 22 MSL program - available for make-up classes
Monday, April 24 JD and LLM Examinations Begin
Tuesday, April 25 MSL program - Examinations Begin
Tuesday, May 2 MSL- program - Examinations End
Wednesday, May 3 JD and LLM Examinations End
Friday, May 19, 2017 Law School Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 19, 2017 University Commencement
Friday, May 19, 2017 Spring 2017 Diploma Date


SUMMER SEMESTER 2017
Mon., April 24 – Mon., May 29 Online Add/Drop for Summer Semester (excludes week long course starting 5/22)
Monday, May 22 Online Add/Drop deadline for Summer week long courses starting May 22nd
Mon., May 22 – Fri., May 26 Accelerated summer course week
Tuesday, May 30 Classes Begin
Sunday, June 4 Application for Diploma Deadline For July 2017 Graduates
Monday, June 5 Add/Drop Deadline (using paper form only)
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day Holiday
Friday, July 13 Last Day of Classes
Friday, July 13 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Monday, July 17 Examinations Begin
Wednesday, July 19 Examinations End
Friday, July 28 Summer 2017 Diploma Date
Thursday, August 10 Application Deadline for Fall 2017 Externships


FALL SEMESTER 2017
Wed., May 3 – Sat., Sept. 2 Online Add/Drop for Fall Semester (except Clinic)
Friday, July 7 Clinic/LTP online Add/Drop deadline for Fall Semester
Monday, July 31 Start of Office of Career Development Recruitment Program
Thur., Aug. 17 and Fri., Aug. 18 Orientation for First Year, Transfer and Visiting Students
Monday, August 21 Classes Begin for First Year Day and First Year Evening Students
Mon., Aug. 21 and Tu., Aug. 22 Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses- Mandatory
Thursday, August 24 All Classes Begin Regular Schedule
Saturday, September 2 Add/Drop Deadline for Fall Semester (excluding Clinic and LTP courses)
Monday, September 4 Labor Day Holiday (no classes) Classes will be made up on Mon., Nov. 27
Sunday, September 10 Application for Diploma Deadline for December 2017 Graduates
Friday, November 10 Application Deadline for Spring 2018 Externships
Wednesday, November 22 No classes held  Make up will be Tuesday, November 28
Thu., Nov. 23 – Fri., Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Recess
Tuesday, November 28 Last Day of Classes (Constructive Wednesday)
Tuesday, November 28 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Wed., Nov. 29 – Fri., Dec. 1 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-up Classes (weather-related or other closings)
Monday, December 4 Examinations Begin
Tuesday, December 12 Examinations End
Friday, December 22, 2017 Fall 2017 Diploma Date


SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Thur., Nov. 30 – Sat., Jan. 20 Online Add/Drop for Spring Semester (except Clinic)
Friday, December 8 Clinic/LTP Online Add/Drop deadline for Spring Semester
Thu., Jan. 4 and Fri., Jan. 5 Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses- Mandatory
Monday, January 8 Classes Begin
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)  Make up class on Mon., Apr. 16
Saturday, January 20 Add/Drop Deadline for Spring Semester (excluding Clinics and LTP courses)
Sunday, February 4 Application for Diploma Deadline for May 2018 Graduates
Saturday, March 17 Spring Recess Begins After Last Class
Monday, March 26 Instruction Resumes
Monday, April 16 Last Day of Classes
Monday, April 16 Deadline to Elect Credit/No Credit Option
Tue., Apr. 17 to Fri., Apr. 20 Available for make-up classes due to weather-related or other closings
Monday, April 23 Examinations Begin
Wednesday, May 2 Examinations End
Friday, May 18, 2018 Law School Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 18, 2018 University Commencement
Friday, May 18, 2018 Spring 2018 Diploma Date


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