Academic Services

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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Summer Session 2020

Introduction to U.S. Law (LL.M.) August 10-21, M-F

Fall Semester 2020

Event Date
Transfer Student Orientation July 30, Th
Transfer and Visiting Students Participate in Registration July 28-30, T-Th and
August 5-7, W-F
Residence Services Check-in for J.D. 1Ls August 17, M
Orientation (J.D.) August 17-22, M-Sat
Residence Services Check-in for LL.M.s and
Returning Residents
August 19, W
Orientation (Full-Time LL.M., J.S.D. &
Exchange Students)
August 24, M (remote)
Classes Begin August 25, T (9 days
before the University
Last Day to Add a Law School Course September 3, Th at 9:30 am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES September 3, Th at 9:30 am
Credit/Fail Option (J.D.) 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 TBA
Last Day to Add Directed Research September 17, Th
Last Day to Add a Writing Credit September 17, Th
Last Day to Apply for a January Degree TBA
Election Day (No Classes) November 3, T
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) 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
Examination Make-up Day December 18, F

Spring Semester 2021 - (UPDATED to 13 Weeks)

Introduction to U.S. Law (LL.M.) January 4-15, M-F (for students beginning in spring 2021)
Winter Interview Program January 13-15, W-F
All Other Classes Begin January 19, T
(6 days before the University)
Last Day to Add a Law School Course January 26, T at 9:30 am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES January 26, T at 9:30 am
Credit/Fail Option (J.D.) January 27-May 4, W-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
Apply for a May Degree Part-time students: TBA
Full-time students: The Office of
Records and Registration makes the
application on the students' behalf.
Presidents' Day Holiday (No Classes) February 15, M
Legislative Monday February 16, T
Spring Recess (Same as University) March 15-21, M-Sun
Last Day to Drop a Class April 27, T
Last Day of Classes April 27, T
Examination Period April 30- May 11, F-T
Examination Make-up Day May 12, W
University Commencement (tentative date) May 19, W
Residence Services Check-out  for
Non-Graduating Residents
May 19, W by noon
Residence Services Check-out  for
Graduating Residents (J.D.s and LL.M.s)
May 22, Sat by noon
Convocation TBA

Summer Session 2021

Registration

November 6-20, 2020 Summer Cycle #1

March 1-5 Summer Cycle #2

May 13-21 (Summer Daily add/drop )

Classes Begin May 17, M
Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) May 31, M
Deadline to Apply for a September Degree TBA
Fourth of July Holiday July 4, Sun
Holiday Observed (No Classes) July 5, M
Last Day of Classes August 17, T
Examinations

June 28-30, M-W

August 19 - 20, Th-F