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Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Year
Fall 2014
Orientation New LLM, MCL, SJD, PhD and Exchange Students:
Friday, August 15; Monday, August 18; Tuesday, August 19
New JD Students:
Wednesday, August 20 through Saturday, August 23
Drop/Add Thursday, August 21 through Friday, August 29
Classes Start Monday, August 25
Labor Day Monday, September 1 (Classes do not meet)
Fall Break Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 10
Classes Resume Monday, October 13
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28
(classes do not meet)
Classes Resume Monday, December 1
Classes End Friday, December 5
Exams Start Monday, December 8
Exams End Friday, December 19
Spring 2015
Drop/Add Monday, January 12 through Thursday, January 22
Classes Start Thursday, January 15
(Monday class schedule to replace Thursday schedule due to MLK holiday)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day** Monday, January 19
(classes do not meet) (**MLK Day scheduled classes will meet on Thursday, Jan 15)
Spring Recess Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20
Classes Resume Monday, March 23
Classes End Thursday, April 23
Reading Day Friday, April 24
Exams Start Monday, April 27
Exams End Friday, May 8
Law School Recognition Ceremony Saturday, May 9
2015-2016 Academic Year
Fall 2015
Orientation New LLM, MCL, SJD, PhD and Exchange Students:
Friday, August 7; Monday, August 10; Tuesday, August 11
New JD Students:
Thursday, August 13, Friday August 14, Monday, August 17
Drop/Add Thursday, August 13 through Tuesday, August 25
Classes Start Tuesday, August 18
(Monday class schedule to replace Tuesday class schedule due to the Labor Day holiday)
Labor Day Monday, September 7
(classes do not meet)
Fall Break Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 9
Classes Resume Monday, October 12
Classes End Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27
(classes do not meet)
Reading Days Monday, November 30 - Wednesday, December 2
Exams Start Thursday, December 3
Exams End Friday, December 18
Spring 2016
Drop/Add Monday, January 11 through Wednesday, January 20
Classes Start Wednesday, January 13
(Monday class schedule to replace Wednesday schedule due to MLK holiday)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day** Monday, January 18 (classes do not meet)
Spring Recess Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18
Classes Resume Monday, March 21
Classes End Wednesday, April 20
Reading Days Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22
Exams Start Monday, April 25
Exams End Friday, May 6
Law School Recognition Ceremony Saturday, May 7