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Law School Academic Calendars

2016–2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Week of August 15, First-Year Orientation:  Introduction to Law Class

Monday, August 22, Classes Begin

Friday, August 26, Add-Drop Period Ends

Monday, September 5, Labor Day (No classes)

Monday, October 10, Columbus Day  (No classes)

Tuesday, October 11, Monday Schedule

Wednesday-Sunday, November 23-27, Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 2, Classes End

Saturday-Tuesday, December 3-6, Reading Period

Wednesday-Friday, December 7-16, Exam Period

Saturday, December 17, Possible snow exam make-up day


Spring 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Classes Begin

Saturday, January 7, Exam Make-up Day (if needed)

Tuesday, January 10, Add-Drop Ends

Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

Friday, January 20, Monday Schedule

Thursday, February 16, Monday Schedule

Monday, February 20, Presidents’ Day (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Monday-Friday, February 27-March 3, Spring Break

Monday, March 6, Classes Resume

Wednesday, March 15, Deadline for Division Transfer Requests

Monday, April 17, Patriot’s Day  (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Wednesday, April 19, Monday Schedule

Friday, April 21, Classes End

Saturday-Tuesday, April 22-25, Reading Period

Wednesday-Monday, April 26-May 8, Exam Period

Friday, May 19, Commencement

2017–2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

Week of August 14, First-Year Orientation: Introduction to Law Class

Monday, August 21, Classes Begin

Friday, August 25, Add-Drop Period Ends; last day to withdraw from a course without a “W” on transcript.

Monday, September 4, Labor Day (No classes)

Monday, October 9, Columbus Day (No classes)

Tuesday, October 10, Monday Schedule

Registration Dates: TBA Spring 2018 Course Registration

Wednesday, November 22 – Sunday, November 26, Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 1, Classes End

Saturday, December 2 – Tuesday, December 5, Reading Period

Wednesday, December 6 – Tuesday, December 19, Exam Period

Wednesday, December 20, possible snow exam make-up day

Spring 2018

Wednesday, January 3, Classes Begin

Saturday, January 6, Exam Make-up Day (if needed)

Wednesday, January 10, Add-Drop Ends; last day to withdraw from a course without a “W” on transcript.

Monday, January 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, (No classes)

Friday, January 19, Monday Schedule

Monday, February 19, Presidents’ Day (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Wednesday, February 21, Monday Schedule

Monday, February 26 – Friday, March 2, Spring Break

Monday, March 5, Classes Resume

Wednesday, March 15, Deadline for Division Transfer Requests

Registration Dates: TBA Fall 2018 Course Registration

Monday, April 16, Patriot’s Day (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Thursday, April 19, Monday Schedule

Friday, April 20, Classes End

Saturday, April 21 – Tuesday, April 24, Reading Period

Wednesday, April 25 – Monday, May 7, Exam Period

Tuesday, May 8, Exam Make-up day

Friday, May 18, Commencement