Academic Services

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Summer Session 2021

Event Date
Introduction to U.S. Law (LL.M.) August 16-27, M-F

All Semesters are 13 weeks long

 

Fall Semester 2021

Event Date
Transfer Student Orientation July 29, Th
Transfer and Visiting Students Participate
in Registration
July 29-30, Th-F and
August 4-6, W-F
Early Interview Week August 3-5, Tu-Th
Residence Services Check-in for J.D. 1Ls August 25, W
Orientation (J.D.) August 25-30, W-M
Residence Services Check-in for LL.M.s and
Returning Residents
August 28, Sat
Orientation (Full-Time LL.M., J.S.D. &
Exchange Students)
August 30-31, M-Tu
Classes Begin September 1, W 
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) September 6, M
Legislative Monday September 8, W
Last Day to Add a Law School Course September 9, Th at 9:30 am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES September 9, Th at 9:30 am
Credit/Fail Option (J.D.) September 13 - December 3, F-F
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course TBA
Last Day to Add Directed Research October 4, M
Last Day to Add a Writing Credit October 4, M
Apply for January Degree TBA
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 25-26, Th-F
Last Day to Drop a Class for the Semester December 3, F
Last Day of Classes December 3, F
Reading Period December 6-8, M-W
Examination Period December 9-21, Th-Tu
Examination Make-up Day December 22, W

Spring Semester 2022 

Event Date
Classes Begin January 18, Tu
(6 days before the University)
Last Day to Add a Law School Course January 26, W at 9:30 am
End of Add/Drop on COURSES January 26, W at 9:30 am
Credit/Fail Option (J.D.) January 27- April 26, Th-T
Last Day to Add Directed Research February 15, Tu
Last Day to Add a Writing Credit February 15, Tu
Last Day to Add a Graduate Non-Law Course TBA
Apply for a May Degree For Part-time students: TBA
For Full-time students: The Office of
Records and Registration makes the
application on the students' behalf.
President's Day Holiday (No Classes) February 21, M
Legislative Monday February 22, Tu
Spring Recess  (Same as the University) March 14-20, M -Sun
Last Day to Drop a Class April 26, Tu
Last Day of Classes April 26, Tu
Reading Period April 27 - May 1, W-Sun
Examination Period May 2 - 12, M-Th
Examination Make-up Day May 13, F
University Commencement (tentative date) May 18, W
Residence Services Check-out  for
Non-Graduating Residents
May 18, W by noon
Convocation (tentative date) May 19, Th 
Residence Services Check-out  for
Graduating Residents (J.D.s and LL.M.s)
May 21, Sat by noon

Summer Session 2022

Event Date
Classes Begin May 16, M
Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) May 30, M
Deadline to Apply for a September Degree TBA
Fourth of July Holiday July 4, M
Last Day of Classes August 17, W