Law School Calendar 2016 - 18

The following calendar is for the Law School curriculum.

Fall Term: 2016

Priority Registration for Fall Term 2016: TBD - Sat., Aug. 20
Open Registration for Fall Term 2014: Mon., Aug. 22 - Sat. Aug. 27
Orientation and Legal Writing Program Begins for All First Year Students (Day, Evening & Combined Program): Mon. Aug. 22
Law Classes Begin for All Law Students: Mon., Aug. 29
Late Registration for Fall Term 2016: Mon., Aug. 29 - Mon., Sept. 12
Labor Day Recess: Mon., Sept. 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for Tuition refund: Mon., Sept. 12
Last Day for Filing Degree Application Fri., Sept. 30
Deadline to file Election of Pass-No Credit Grading forms: Mon., Oct. 10
Deadline to file Upperclass Writing Requirement Certificate forms: Mon., Oct. 10
Priority Registration for Winter Term 2017: Wed., Nov. 2 (tentative) - Sat., Dec. 31
Day Scheduled as Thursday: Tues., Nov. 22
Day Scheduled as Friday: Wed., Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Recess: Thurs., Nov. 24 to Sat., Nov. 26
Classes End: Wed., Nov. 30
Review and Reading Period: Thurs., Dec. 1 - Wed., Dec. 7
Law School Examination Period: Thurs., Dec. 8 - Wed., Dec. 21
Holiday Recess: Sunday., Dec. 25 - Sunday., Jan. 1
Fall Term Ends: Sat., Dec. 31

Winter Term: 2017

Winter Term Begins: Sun., Jan. 1
Open Registration for Winter Term 2017: Mon., Jan. 2 - Sat., Jan. 7
Classes Begin: Mon., Jan. 9
Late Registration for Winter Term 2017: Mon., Jan. 9 - Mon., Jan. 23
Martin Luther King Holiday - University Holiday: Mon., Jan. 16
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for Tuition refund: Mon., Jan. 23
Last Day for Filing Degree Application: Fri., February 10
Deadline to file Election of Pass-No Credit Grading forms: Mon., Feb. 20
Deadline to file Upperclass Writing Requirement Certificate forms: Mon., Feb. 20
Priority Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2017: To be determined - Sat., May 6
Law School & University Spring Recess: Mon., Mar. 13 - Sat., Mar. 18
Classes Resume: Mon. Mar. 20
Priority Registration for Fall Term 2017: To be determined - Sat., Aug. 29
Open Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2017: Mon., May 8 - Sat., May 20
Classes End: Mon., April 17
Class make-up days if needed: Tues., April 18 and Wed., April 19
Review and Reading Period: Thurs., April 20 - Wed., April 26
Law School Examination Period: Thurs., April 27 - Wed., May 10
Law School Term Ends: Wed., May 10
Law School Commencement: TBD

Summer Term: 2017

Memorial Day: Mon., May 29
Classes Begin: Mon., May 22
Late registration for summer term 2017: Mon., May 22 - Sat., May 27
Independence Day recess: Tues., July 4
Day Scheduled as Monday: Fri. Jun. 2
Day Scheduled as Tuesday: Fri., Jun. 30
Classes end: Wed., July 51
Law School examination period.: Mon., July 10 - Fri., July 14
Summer Term ends: Fri., Aug. 25
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To make up for class days lost due to the observance of holidays, substitute class days are scheduled. 

Fall Term: 2017 (tentative)

Priority Registration for Fall Term 2017: TBD - Sat., Aug. 19
Open Registration for Fall Term 2017: Mon., Aug. 21 - Sat. Aug. 26
Orientation and Legal Writing Program Begins for All First Year Students (Day, Evening & Combined Program): Mon. Aug. 21
Law Classes Begin for All Law Students: Mon., Aug. 28
Late Registration for Fall Term 2017: Mon., Aug. 28 - Mon., Sept. 11
Labor Day Recess: Mon., Sept. 4
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for Tuition refund: Mon., Sept. 11
Last Day for Filing Degree Application: Fri., Sept. 29
Deadline to file Election of Pass-No Credit Grading forms: Mon., Oct. 9
Deadline to file Upperclass Writing Requirement Certificate forms: Mon., Oct. 9
Priority Registration for Winter Term 2018: Wed., Nov. 1 (tentative) - Sat., Dec. 30
Day Scheduled as Thursday: Tues., Nov. 21
Day Scheduled as Friday: Wed., Nov. 22
Thanksgiving Recess: Thurs., Nov. 23 to Sat., Nov. 25
Classes End: Wed., Dec. 29
Review and Reading Period: Thurs., Nov. 30 - Wed., Dec. 6
Law School Examination Period: Thurs., Dec. 7 - Wed., Dec. 20
Holiday Recess: Mon., Dec. 25 - Mon., Jan. 1
Fall Term Ends: Sun., December 31

Winter Term: 2018 (tentative)

Winter Term Begins: Mon., Jan. 1
Open Registration for Winter Term 2018: Mon., Jan. 1 - Sat., Jan. 6
Classes Begin: Mon., Jan. 8
Late Registration for Winter Term 2018: Mon., Jan. 8 - Mon., Jan. 22
Martin Luther King Holiday - University Holiday: Mon., Jan. 15
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for Tuition refund: Mon., Jan. 22
Last Day for Filing Degree Application: Fri., February 9
Deadline to file Election of Pass-No Credit Grading forms: Mon., Feb. 19
Deadline to file Upperclass Writing Requirement Certificate forms: Mon., Feb. 19
Priority Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2018: To be determined - Sat., May 5
Law School & University Spring Recess: Mon., Mar. 12 - Sat., Mar. 17
Classes Resume: Mon. Mar. 19
Priority Registration for Fall Term 2018: To be determined - Sat., Aug. 18
Open Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2018: Mon., May 7 - Sat., May 19
Classes End: Mon., April 16
Make-up Class days (if needed): Tues., April 17 and Wed., April 18
Review and Reading Period: Thurs., April 19 - Wed., April 25
Law School Examination Period: Thurs., April 26 - Wed., May 9
Law School Term Ends: Wed., May 9
Law School Commencement: TBD

Summer Term: 2018 (tentative)

Classes Begin: Mon., May 21
Late registration for summer term 2018: Mon., May 21 - Sat., May 26
Memorial Day: Mon., May 28
Day Scheduled as Monday: Fri. Jun. 1
Independence Day recess: Wed., July 4
Classes end: Thur., July 5
Law School examination period.: Mon., July 9 - Fri., July 13
Summer Term ends: Fri., July 24