Academic Calendar

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Spring 2024 Academic Calendar

January 10-19Daily Registration and add/drop for the spring semester for all law students. Law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19.
January 15Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday; no classes held.
January 16Tuesday Classes begin.
January 19Friday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 31Wednesday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m. Last day for a law student to add a class.
March 11-16Monday – Saturday Spring break; no classes held.
March 15Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 25Monday Last day to apply for graduation and last day a law student may register in absentia.
March 25 – 29Monday – Friday Early Registration for Fall 2024, through the law school website only.
April 1Monday Last day a J.D. student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
April 8-19Monday – Friday Registration for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 for continuing and readmitted students.
April 29Monday Last class day in the School of Law. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
April 30Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
May 1-4, 6-9Wednesday – Saturday, Monday – Thursday Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 11Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).

Summer 2024 Academic Calendar

May 7Tuesday Tuition bills for the summer session distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the email address on the student’s record.
May 29-31, June 4-5Daily Registration and add/drop for the summer sessions; students who register on these dates can register for any summer session: first term, whole session, nine-week, and second term. To complete registration, law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11.
June 5-July 24Daily Registration and add/drop for the Fall 2024 semester begins for continuing and readmitted students.
June 6Thursday Classes begin for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes and clinics.
June 7Friday Last day of the official add/drop period for first-term, nine-week, and whole-session classes.
June 11Tuesday Fourth class day for first-term, nine-week and whole-session classes. 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. Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for law students.
June 19Wednesday Juneteenth holiday; no classes held.
June 27Thursday Last day to change a first-term, nine-week or whole-session class to or from pass/fail basis.
July 4Thursday Independence Day holiday; no classes held.
July 11Thursday Last class day for First Term.
July 12-13Friday-Saturday Final exams for First Term.
July 15Monday First day of classes for Second Term.
July 19Friday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
July 30Tuesday Last class day for Nine-week Term.
July 31 – August 1Wednesday-Thursday Final exams for Nine-week Term.
August 16
Friday Last class day for second term and whole-session classes.
August 17 & 19Saturday, Monday Final exams for second Term and whole-session classes.
August 19Monday Official graduation date (no public exercises).

Fall 2024 Academic Calendar

July 30
Tuesday Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the email address on the student’s record.
August 21-25Daily Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all law students. Law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 29.
August 26Monday Classes begin.
August 29Thursday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration require the approval of the Student Affairs Office. Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean. Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m.
September 2Monday Labor Day holiday; no classes held.
September 11Wednesday 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. Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 16Wednesday Final tuition payment due for students who selected installment plan.
October 21 – 25Monday – Friday Early Registration for Spring 2025, through the Law School website only.
October 28Monday Last day to submit application to graduate in December. Deadline to register in absentia.
November 4Monday Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
November 4 – 15Daily Registration for Spring 2025 for continuing and readmitted students.
TBD
TBD Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the email address on the student’s record.
November 25 – 30Monday-Saturday Fall Break/Thanksgiving; no classes held.
December 9Monday Last class day. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
December 10Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 11-14, 16-19Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Thursday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
TBDMonday-Friday Registration and add/drop for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
December 21Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises)

Spring 2025 Academic Calendar

TBDDaily Registration and add/drop for the spring semester for all law students. Law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16.
January 13Monday Classes begin.
January 16Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 20Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday; no classes held.
January 29Wednesday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m. Last day for a law student to add a class.
March 17-22Monday – Saturday Spring break; no classes held.
TBDTBD Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 24Monday Last day to apply for graduation and last day a law student may register in absentia.
March 24 – 28Monday – Friday Early Registration for Fall 2025, through the law school website only.
March 31Monday Last day a J.D. student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
April 7-18Monday – Friday Registration for Summer 2025 and Fall 2025 for continuing and readmitted students.
April 28Monday Last class day in the School of Law. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
April 29Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
April 30 – May 3, May 5 – 8Wednesday – Saturday, Monday – Thursday Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 10Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).