Academic Calendars

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
DateEvent
July 28TUESDAY 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 24-25MONDAY-TUESDAY Registration for the fall semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered.
August 26WEDNESDAY Classes begin.
August 31MONDAY 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 7MONDAY Labor Day holiday.
September 11FRIDAY 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 14-20WEDNESDAY- TUESDAY Early Registration for Spring 2021, through the Law School website only.
October 21WEDNESDAY 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 29THURSDAY Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the Pass/Fail basis.
November 2-13DAILY Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
November 10TUESDAY Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 25-28WEDNESDAY - SATURDAY Thanksgiving holidays.
November 30 - December 7MONDAY - MONDAY Classes continue remotely. Students should consult their course syllabus to determine how their instructor plans to use this period.
December 7MONDAY Last class day. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
December 8TUESDAY 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.)
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar
 *Schedule subject to change*
DateEvent
January 19
TUESDAY Classes begin except in the School of Law
January 22FRIDAY Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 25MONDAY Classes begin in the School of Law
February 3WEDNESDAY Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m. Last day for a law student to add a class.
March 15-19MONDAY-FRIDAY Spring Break
April 30FRIDAY Last class day in the School of Law
May 3MONDAY Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
May 3-4MONDAY - TUESDAY Reading days
May 5-8, 10-14WEDNESDAY- SATURDAY, MONDAY - FRIDAY Final exams
May 22SATURDAY Graduation
*Check posted schedule for registration and add/ drop access periods.

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