Academic Calendars

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
Due to COVID-19 related changes, Period 2 registration for Fall 2020 has been extended to July 31 for all students registered prior to July 23 to make changes to their fall class schedule.
*NEW* July 23-31
THURSDAY - FRIDAY. Extended registration period during summer session available for all students registered prior to July 23 to make changes to their fall class schedule.
July 28
TUESDAY Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
August 21FRIDAY Registration for the fall semester for new undergraduate students and all graduate students who have not yet registered. Law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 31.

Final grades due for Summer 2020.
August
24-25
MONDAY-TUESDAY Registration for the fall semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered.
August 26WEDNESDAY Classes begin.
August 31
MONDAY Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean. Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m.
September 7
MONDAY Labor Day holiday.
September 11
FRIDAY Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
September 25FRIDAY Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October
5-9
MONDAY - FRIDAY Early Registration for Spring 2020, through the Law School website only.
October 21
WEDNESDAY Last day to submit application to graduate in December. Deadline to register in absentia.
October 23FRIDAY Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 26-November 6DAILY Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
November 10
TUESDAY Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 23MONDAY Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
November
25-28
WEDNESDAY - SATURDAY Thanksgiving holidays.
December 7MONDAY Last class day. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
December 8
TUESDAY Reading day in the School of Law.
December 9-12, 14-18WEDNESDAY - SATURDAY, MONDAY - FRIDAY Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 19SATURDAY Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)
January
11-15
MONDAY - FRIDAY Registration for all students not yet registered. Add/drop for students already registered.* Tuition must be paid by 5:00 pm Friday, January 22.
January 18MONDAY Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 19TUESDAY Classes begin.
January 22
FRIDAY Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for law students 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 your Registration Information Sheet (RIS) for registration add/drop access periods.
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

Summer 2020 Academic Calendar

Summer 2020 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
May 5TUESDAY. Tuition bills for the summer session emailed to students.
May 26-28TUESDAY-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 2-3TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY. Registration for the summer sessions.
June 4THURSDAY. Classes begin for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes and clinics. (Zhang’s Adv Legal Research: Corp/Sec starts June 30)
June 5FRIDAY. 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 9TUESDAY. 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 24WEDNESDAY. Last day to change a first-term, nine-week or whole-session class to or from pass/fail basis.
June 26FRIDAY. Last class day for Oil and Gas (Anderson)
June 30TUESDAY. Last class day for first-term two-hour classes.
Last class day for Adv Legal Writing (Schiess and Bridges, 232D)
First class day for Adv Legal Research: Corporations/Securities (Zhang)
July 8WEDNESDAY. Last class day for all remaining first term classes.
July 9THURSDAY. Reading day.
July 10FRIDAY. Registration for students enrolling for the second term only. Law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14.
July 10-11, 13-14FRIDAY-SATURDAY. Final examinations for first-term classes.
July 14TUESDAY. Tuition bills MUST BE PAID by 5 pm. Last day of the official add/drop period for the second term.
July 17FRIDAY. Last day to apply for a law degree. Last Day to register in absentia.
July 21TUESDAY Last class day for Adv Legal Research (Brownfield/Steinke)
*NEW* July 23-31
THURSDAY - FRIDAY. Extended registration period during summer session available for all students registered prior to July 23 to make changes to their fall class schedule.
July 28TUESDAY. Tuition bills for Fall emailed to students.
August 13THURSDAY Last class day for Adv Legal Research: Corp/Sec (Zhang)
August 14FRIDAY Last class day for whole term summer sessions (unless otherwise stated in the course description or on this calendar).
August 21FRIDAY All grades due.
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.
Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

*Schedule subject to change*
January 19
TUESDAY Classes begin except in the School of Law
January 25MONDAY First class day in the School of Law
April 30FRIDAY Last class day in the School of Law
May 5WEDNESDAY First day of finals

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