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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Summer Session 2015

Introduction to US Law (LLM) August 10 -21, M-F

Fall Semester 2015

Transfer Student Orientation August 10, M
Early Interview Week August 12-14, W-F
Transfer Student Registration August 10-18, M-T
Orientation (JD) August 19-24, W-M
Orientation (Full-Time LLM, JSD & Exchange) August 23 -25, Sun -T
Classes Begin August 26, W (1 week before the University)
Last Day to Add a Law School Course   September 3, Th at 9:30am
(1 week after classes begin)
End of Add/Drop on ABRA September 3, Th at 9:30am
Credit/Fail Option (JD) September 4 – December 4, F - F
Labor Day holiday (No Classes) September 7, M
Legislative Monday         September 9, W
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course September 9, W
Last Day to Add Directed Research September 30, W
Last Day to add a Writing Credit September 30, W
Deadline to Apply for January Degree October 2, F
Thanksgiving Holiday November 26-27, Th-F
Last Day to Drop a Class for the Semester December 4, F
Last Day of Classes December 4, F
Examination Period December 7-17, M - Th
Exam Make-up Day December 18, F

Spring Semester 2016

Classes Begin January 19, T
(6 days prior to University)
Last Day to Add a Law School Course January 27, W at 9:30am
End of Add/Drop on ABRA January 27, W at 9:30am
Credit Fail option (JD) January 28– May 3, T-T
Last Day to Add Directed Research February 9, T
Last Day to Add a Writing Credit February 9, T
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course TBA
Deadline to Apply for May Degree TBA
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No Classes) February 15, M
Legislative Monday February 16, T
Spring Recess (Same as University) March 14 – 20, M-Sun
Last Day to Drop a Class May 3, T
Last Day of Classes May 3, T
Examination Period May 6-17, F-T
Exam Make-up Day May 18, W
University Commencement May 18, W
Convocation May 19, Th

Summer Session 2016

Registration TBA, through the first day of each course
Memorial Day Holiday May 30, M
Classes Begin May 31, T
Deadline to Apply for September Degree TBA
Fourth of July  Holiday July 4, M
Last Day of Classes TBA
Examinations TBA