Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 | Spring 2018


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
Thursday, August 10 Application Deadline for Fall 2017 Externships
Mon., Aug. 14 and Tues., Aug. 15 Orientation for incoming LLM students
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
Tuesday, August 22 MSL Classes Begin Regular Schedule
Thursday, August 24 JD and LLM 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
Saturday, November 18 MSL Program - Last Day of Regularly Scheduled Classes
Tuesday, November 21 MSL Make-up Classes/Course Review
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
Tuesday, November 28 MSL Make-up Classes/Course Review
Wed., Nov. 29 – Fri., Dec. 1 Exam Study/Course Review/Make-up Classes (weather-related or other closings)
Thursday, November 30 MSL Examinations Begin
Monday, December 4 JD and LLM Examinations Begin
Thursday, December 7 MSL Examinations End
Tuesday, December 12 JD and LLM 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 JD and LLM Classes Begin
Tuesday, January 9 MSL 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 JD and LLM Instruction Resumes
Tuesday, March 27 MSL Instruction Resumes
Thursday, April 12 MSL Program - Last Day of Regularly Scheduled Classes
Sat., Apr. 14 to Thurs., Apr. 19 MSL Make-up Classes
Monday, April 16 Last Day of JD and LLM 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 JD and LLM Examinations Begin
Tuesday, April 24 MSL Examinations Begin
Tuesday, May 1 MSL Examinations End
Wednesday, May 2 JD and LLM 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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