Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 Law School Academic Calendar

Monday-Friday, Aug. 22-26 Orientation for new LL.M students
Monday-Friday, Aug. 22-26 Orientation / Introductory week for new 1L students
Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 24-26 Orientation / registration for transfer JD students
Monday, Aug. 29 Classes Begin
Tuesday, Aug. 30 Late registration fee ($25) begins
Friday, Sept. 2 Deadline for registration and all schedule assignments
Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day holiday – no classes; school closed
Friday, Sept. 9 Tuition payment deadline
Monday, Sept. 26 Deadline to declare JD Writing Requirement
Monday, Sept. 26 Deadline to apply for January 2022 graduation 
Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 24-25 No classes (fall break)
Thursday-Friday, Nov. 24-25 No classes (university closed for Thanksgiving)

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 28-30

Monday 11/28 and Tuesday 11/29 replace the days missed for Fall Break;
Wednesday 11/30 replaces day missed for Labor Day (follow Monday class schedule on Wednesday, November 30)

Friday, Dec. 2 Last day of law classes
Saturday-Wednesday, Dec. 3-7 Reading period
Thursday-Wednesday, Dec. 8-21 Final Exams
Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 22-Jan. 16 Winter Break
Friday, Jan. 13 Deadline for submitting grades for January grads  (all other grades are due 25 days from the exam administration date or last day of class)
Friday, Jan. 20 Degrees conferred for fall 2021 graduates

Spring 2023 Law School Academic Calendar

Monday, Jan. 16 Martin Luther King holiday–no classes; school closed
Tuesday, Jan. 17 Classes begin   
Wednesday, Jan. 18 Late Registration fee ($25) begins
Monday, Jan. 23 Deadline for registration and all schedule adjustments
Friday, Jan. 27 Tuition payment deadline    
Monday, Feb. 13 Deadline to declare JD Writing Requirement
Monday, Feb. 13 Deadline to apply for May 2022 graduation
March 13-17 No classes (spring break)
Monday, April 24 Last day of law classes
Tuesday-Sunday, April 25-30 Reading period*
Monday-Friday, May 1-12 Final exams
TBA Commencement Day; spring degrees conferred 

*If needed, April 25 and 26 will be used as class make-up days for any snow days taken during the semester