Academic Services

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

This calendar has been revised as of January 24, 2019.

Summer Session 2018

Introduction to US Law (LLM) August 13 -24, M-F

Fall Semester 2018

Transfer Student Orientation August 2, Th
Transfer and Visiting Student Registration August 2-3,  Th-F and August 8-10, W-F
Early Interview Week August 6-8, M-W
Residence Services Check-in for JD 1Ls August 22, W
Orientation (JD) August 22-27, W-M
Residence Services Check-in for LLMs and Returning Residents August 25, Sat
Orientation (Full-Time LLM, JSD & Exchange Students) August 26 -28, Sun -T
Classes Begin August 29, W (6 days before the University)
Labor Day holiday (No Classes) September 3, M
Legislative Monday       September 5, W
Last Day to Add a Law School Course   September 6, Th at 9:30am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES September 6, Th at 9:30am
Credit/Fail Option (JD) September 7 – December 7, F - F
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course TBA
Last Day to Add Directed Research September 19, W
Last Day to add a Writing Credit September 19, W
Apply for January Degree Done for students by the Office of
Records and Registration
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 22-23, Th-F
Last Day to Drop a Class for the Semester December 7, F
Last Day of Classes December 7, F
Examination Period December 10-20, M-Th
Exam Make-up Day December 21, F

Spring Semester 2019

Classes Begin January 16, W
(12 days before the University)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes) January 21, M
Legislative Monday January 23, W
Last Day to Add a Law School Course January 24, Th at 9:30am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES January 24, Th at 9:30am
Credit/Fail option (JD) January 25– May 2, F-Th
Last Day to Add Directed Research February 6, W
Last Day to Add a Writing Credit February 6, W
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course TBA
Apply for May Degree Done for the students by the Office of
Records and Registration
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No Classes) February 18, M
Legislative Monday February 21, Th
Spring Recess (Same as University) March 18-24, M-Sun
Last Day to Drop a Class May 2, Th
Last Day of Classes May 2, Th
Examination Period May 6-16, M-Th
Exam Make-up Day May 17, F
University Commencement May 22, W
Residence Services Check-out  for
Non-Graduating Residents
May 22, W by noon
Convocation May 23, Th
Residence Services Check-out  for
Graduating Residents (JDs and LLMs)
May 25, Sat by noon

Summer Session 2019

Registration Prior to first class meeting
Memorial Day Holiday May 27, M
Classes Begin May 28, T
Fourth of July Holiday July 4, Th
Deadline to Apply for September Degree July 16, T (Students must apply via Albert)
Last Day of Classes TBA
Examinations TBA