Academic Calendars

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
July 25TUESDAY. Tuition bills for the fall semester emailed to students. Payment due by 5 pm September 5.
August 25FRIDAY. Registration for all students not yet registered. Add/drop for students already registered.* Freshlaws who are not yet registered or need to change optional fees must do so between 7 pm and 12 midnight. Payment due by 5 pm September 5.
August 28-29MONDAY-TUESDAY. Late registration for all students who have not yet registered.* Add/drop for students previously registered. Payment due by 5 pm September 5.
August 30WEDNESDAY. Classes begin.
September 4MONDAY. Labor Day Holiday. University closed.
September 5TUESDAY. Tuition must be paid no later than 5 pm or schedules will be deleted. Last day of adds/drops through the ROSE registration system. After today schedule changes must be made through the Student Affairs Office.
September 15FRIDAY. Last day to add a course or drop a course for a refund. This is the twelfth class day and the date the official enrollment count is taken. All courses dropped after this date will require approval and will appear on the student’s transcript. Payment for added courses (add bill) due by 5 pm.
September 29 FRIDAY. Second tuition payment due for students who selected installment plan.
October 9-13MONDAY-FRIDAY. Early Registration for Spring 2018, through the Law School website only.
October 25WEDNESDAY. Last day to submit application to graduate in December. Deadline to register in absentia.
October 27FRIDAY. Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 30-November 10DAILY. Registration for continuing and readmitted students for the Spring 2018 semester.* Add/drop for students who participated in early registration.*
November 7TUESDAY. Last day to change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
November 14 TUESDAY. Tuition bills for the spring semester emailed to students.
November 22-25WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY. Thanksgiving Holiday.
December 11MONDAY. Last class day.
December 12TUESDAY. Reading Day.
December 13-16, 18-22WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Fall semester final exams.
December 23SATURDAY. Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)
January 8-12MONDAY-FRIDAY. Registration for all students not yet registered. Add/drop for students already registered.*
January 15MONDAY. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday.
January 16TUESDAY. Classes begin for Spring 2018.
January 19FRIDAY. Tuition MUST BE PAID by 5 pm or schedules will be deleted.
Last day of adds/drops through the ROSE registration system. After today schedule changes must be made through the Student Affairs Office.
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

Spring 2018 Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
November 14TUESDAY. Tuition bills for the spring semester emailed to students.
January 8MONDAY. Registration for continuing and readmitted students. Add/drop for students who are already registered.*
January 9TUESDAY. Registration for new students. Registration and add/drop for continuing students.*
January 11-12THURSDAY-FRIDAY. Registration and add/drop for all students.* Tuition due by 5 pm January 19.
January 15MONDAY. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. University closed.
January 16TUESDAY. Classes begin.
January 19FRIDAY. Tuition MUST BE PAID by 5 pm or schedules will be deleted. Last day of adds and drops through the ROSE registration system, after today schedule changes must be made through the Student Affairs Office.
January 31WEDNESDAY. Last day to add a course or drop a course for a refund. This is the twelfth class day and the date the official enrollment count is taken. All courses dropped after this date will require approval and will appear on the student’s transcript. Payment for added courses due by 5 pm.
February 16FRIDAY. Second tuition payment due for those who selected the installment plan.
March 12-17MONDAY-SATURDAY. Spring Break!
March 23FRIDAY. Final tuition payment due for those who selected the installment plan.
March 26MONDAY. Last day to submit applications to graduate in May; forms available in the Student Affairs Office. Deadline to register in absentia.
Mar 26-30MONDAY-FRIDAY. Early Registration for Fall 2018, through the Law School website only.
April 2MONDAY. Last day to change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
April 16-27DAILY. Registration for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session. Fall 2018 add/drop for students who participated in Early Registration. Continuing and readmitted students who did not participate in early registration may register.
April 30MONDAY. Last class day.
May 1TUESDAY. Reading day. Tuition bills for the summer session emailed to students.
May 2-5, 7-12WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-SATURDAY. Final examinations.
May 19SATURDAY. University Commencement. Official graduation date. Sunflower Ceremony at the Gregory Gym at 3:30 pm.
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

Summer 2018 Academic Calendar

Summer 2018 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
April 22-May 3DAILY. Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.*
May 7TUESDAY. Tuition bills for the summer session emailed to students.
May 28MONDAY. Memorial Day Holiday. University closed.
May 29-31TUESDAY-THURSDAY. Registration for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session for those who have not yet registered. Add/drop for the summer session for students who have registered and paid their tuition.*
June 5-6TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY. Registration for the summer sessions. Tuition must be paid by 5pm on Friday, June 8.
June 7THURSDAY. Classes begin for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes and clinics.
June 8FRIDAY. Last day of the official add/drop period for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes. Tuition bills for all students MUST BE PAID by 5 pm or summer schedules will be deleted.
June 12TUESDAY. Fourth class day for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day to drop a first-term, nine-week or whole-session class for a possible refund. Last day to add first-term, nine-week or whole-session class. Last day to drop a class without the approval of dean. Add bills due by 5 pm.
June 27WEDNESDAY. Last day to change a first-term, nine-week or whole-session class to or from pass/fail basis.
July 3TUESDAY. Last class day for first-term two-hour classes. Last day to drop a first-term two-hour law class with required approvals.
July 4WEDNESDAY. Independence Day Holiday. University closed.
July 5THURSDAY. Reading day for first-term two hour classes.
July 6FRIDAY. Final examinations for first-term two-hour classes.
July 11WEDNESDAY. Last class day for first-term three-hour classes. Last day to drop a first-term three-hour law class with required approvals.
July 12THURSDAY. Reading day for first-term three-hour classes.
July 13FRIDAY. Registration for students who attend the second-term only. Tuition MUST BE PAID by 5 pm on Tuesday, July 17.
July 13-14FRIDAY-SATURDAY. Final examinations for first-term three-hour classes. Nine-week and whole-session classes do not meet.
July 16MONDAY. Classes begin for second-term classes. Classes resume for nine-week and whole-session classes.
July 17TUESDAY. Tuition bills MUST BE PAID by 5 pm. Last day of the official add/drop period for the second term.
July 19THURSDAY. Fourth class day for second-term. Last day to add a second-term course. Last day to drop a second-term classes for a possible refund. Add bills due by 5 pm.
July 20FRIDAY. Last day to apply for a law degree. Last Day to register in absentia.
July 24TUESDAY. Tuition bills for Fall emailed to students.
July 31TUESDAY. Last class day for nine-week classes. Last day to drop a nine-week class.
August 1WEDNESDAY. Reading day for nine-week classes.
August 2-3THURSDAY-FRIDAY. Final examinations for nine-week classes.
August 3FRIDAY. Last day a student may change a second-term class to or from the pass/fail basis.
August 10FRIDAY. Last class day for second-term two-hour classes. Last day to drop a second-term two-hour law class with required approvals.
August 11SATURDAY. Reading day for second-term one-hour and two-hour classes.
August 13-14MONDAY-TUESDAY. Final examinations for second-term two-hour classes.
August 17FRIDAY. Last class day for second-term and whole-session classes, including three- and four-hour classes. Last day to drop a second-term or whole-session class.
August 18SATURDAY. Reading day.
August 20MONDAY. Final examinations for second-term and whole-session classes. Official graduation date (no public exercises).
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

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