Academic Calendars


2023-2024 JD Academic Calendar

Fall 2023 JD Academic Calendar Dates

Date Day of Week Event
August 17-18 Thursday-Friday Orientation
August 21 Monday First day of classes (FT Day)
September 4 Monday Labor Day (no classes)
September 25 Monday No Classes
October 9-13 Monday-Friday Fall Break (no classes)
November 22 Wednesday Friday Schedule
November 23-24 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
November 28 Tuesday Thursday schedule
November 30 Thursday Monday Schedule
December 1-4 Friday-Monday Reading Period
December 5-9 Tuesday-Saturday FT Exams
December 11-14 Monday-Thursday FT Exams
December 15 Friday Make-up Exam Day

Winter 2024 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 3-5 Wednesday-Friday Winter Intersession
January 8-12 Monday-Friday Winter Intersession

Spring 2024 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 15 Monday MLK Jr. (no classes)
January 16 Tuesday First day of classes
March 4-8 Monday-Friday Spring Break (no classes)
March 27 Wednesday Friday Schedule
March 28-29 Thursday-Friday Holy Thursday and Good Friday (no classes)
April 23 Tuesday Friday schedule
April 26-29 Friday-Monday Reading Period
April 30 – May 4 Tuesday-Saturday FT Exams
May 6-9 Monday-Thursday FT Exams
May 10 Friday Make-up Exam Day
June 4 Tuesday Graduation Ceremony / Commencement* 

Summer 2024 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
June 3 Monday First day of classes
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day (no classes)
July 16 Tuesday Thursday Schedule
July 17-20 Wednesday-Saturday Reading Period
July 22 Monday Exam Day 1
July 25 Thursday Exam Day 2
July 31 - August 11 Monday-Friday2 LEO 

2023-2024 Weekend Academic Calendar

Fall 2023 JD Academic Calendar Dates

Date Day of Week Event
August 17-18 Thursday-Friday Orientation
August 26-27 Saturday-Sunday First Week of Classes
September 9-10 Saturday-Sunday Classes
September 23-24 Saturday-Sunday Classes
October 7-8 Saturday-Sunday Classes
October 21-22 Saturday-Sunday Classes
November 4-5 Saturday-Sunday Classes
November 18-19 Saturday-Sunday Classes
December 2-3 Saturday-Sunday Classes
December 9 Saturday Reading
December 10 Sunday Exams
December 16-17 Saturday-Sunday Exams

Spring 2024 - Weekend Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 13-14 Saturday-Sunday First Week of Classes
January 27-28 Saturday-Sunday Classes
February 10-11 Saturday-Sunday Classes
February 24-25 Saturday-Sunday Classes
March 9-10 Saturday-Sunday Classes
March 23-24 Saturday-Sunday Classes
April 6-7 Saturday-Sunday Classes
April 20-21 Saturday-Sunday Classes
May 4-5 Saturday-Sunday Reading
May 12 Sunday Exams
May 18-19 Saturday-Sunday Exams
June 4 Tuesday Graduation Ceremony / Commencement*

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2024-2025 JD Academic Calendar

Fall 2024 JD Academic Calendar Dates

Date Day of Week Event
August 15-16 Thursday-Friday Orientation
August 19 Monday First day of classes (FT Day)
September 2 Monday Labor Day (no classes)
October 3 Thursday No Classes
October 7-11 Monday-Friday Fall Break (no classes)
November 26 Tuesday Thursday Schedule
November 27-29 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
November 30-December 3 Saturday-Tuesday Reading Period
December 4-7 Wednesday-Saturday FT Exams
December 9-13 Monday-Friday FT Exams
December 16 Monday Make-up Exam Day

Winter 2025 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 2-5 Thursday-Sunday Winter Intersession
January 6-12 Monday-Sunday Winter Intersession

Spring 2025 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 13 Monday First day of classes (FT day)
January 20 Monday MLK Jr. Day (no classes)
March 3-7 Monday-Friday Spring Break (no classes)
April 16 Wednesday Friday Schedule
April 17-18 Thursday-Friday Holy Thursday and Good Friday (no classes)
April 22 Tuesday Thursday schedule
April 24-27 Thursday-Sunday Reading Period
April 28 – May 3 Monday-Saturday FT Exams
May 5-7 Monday-Wednesday FT Exams
May 8 Thursday Make-up Exam Day
May 22 Thursday Graduation Ceremony / Commencement* 

*tentative

Summer 2025 - JD Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
May 28 Wednesday First day of classes
July 16-19 Wednesday-Saturday Reading Period
July 21 Monday Exam Day 1
July 24 Thursday Exam Day 2
July 28 - August 1 Monday-Friday LEO Summer Institute
August 4-8 Monday-Friday LEO Summer Institute

2024-2025 Weekend Academic Calendar

Fall 2024 JD Academic Calendar Dates

Date Day of Week Event
August 15-16 Thursday-Friday Orientation
August 17-18 Saturday-Sunday First Week of Classes
August 31-September 1 Saturday-Sunday Classes
September 14-15 Saturday-Sunday Classes
September 28-29 Saturday-Sunday Classes
October 12-13 Saturday-Sunday Classes
October 26-27 Saturday-Sunday Classes
November 9-10 Saturday-Sunday Classes
November 23-24 Saturday-Sunday Classes
November 30-December 1 Saturday-Sunday Reading
December 7 Saturday Reading
December 8 Sunday Exams
December 14-15 Saturday-Sunday Exams

Spring 2025 - Weekend Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 11-12 Saturday-Sunday First Week of Classes
January 25-26 Saturday-Sunday Classes
February 8-9 Saturday-Sunday Classes
February 22-23 Saturday-Sunday Classes
March 8-9 Saturday-Sunday Classes
March 22-23 Saturday-Sunday Classes
April 5-6 Saturday-Sunday Classes
April 26-27 Saturday-Sunday Classes
May 3 Saturday Reading
May 4 Sunday Exams
May 10-11 Saturday-Sunday Exams
May 22 Thursday Graduation Ceremony / Commencement*

*tentative

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Division of Online Learning Academic Calendars


 

Online Academic Calendar (2023-2024)

FALL 2023 SEMESTER - September 10

July – September 9: Registration

September 10: First Day of Classes (September)

September 16: Last Day of Drop/Add

November 4: Last Day of Classes

FALL 2023 SEMESTER - November 5

July – November 4: Registration

November 5: First Day of Classes (November)

November 11: Last Day of Drop/Add

November 20: Deadline for January 2024 Degree Application

November 23-24: Thanksgiving Break - Law School Closed*

December 22-January 6: Holiday Break - Law School Closed*

January 7: Classes Resume

January 13: Last Day of Classes

SPRING 2024 SEMESTER - January 14

November - January 13: Registration

January 14: First Day of Classes (January)

January 15: Martin Luther King Day - Law School Closed*

January 20: Last Day of Drop/Add

March 9: Last Day of Classes

SPRING 2024 SEMESTER - March 10

November - March 9: Registration

March 10: First Day of Classes

March 16: Last Day of Drop/Add

March 25: Deadline for May 2024 Degree Application

May 4: Last Day of Classes

June 4: Graduation Ceremony / Commencement

SUMMER 2024 SEMESTER - June 2

March - June 1: Registration

June 2: First Day of Classes (June)

June 8: Last Day of Drop/Add

June 17: Deadline for August 2024 Degree Application

July 27: Last Day of Classes


 

Online Academic Calendar (2024-2025)

FALL 2024 SEMESTER - September 8

July – September 7: Registration
September 8: First Day of Classes (September)
September 14: Last Day of Drop/Add 
November 2: Last Day of Classes

FALL 2024 SEMESTER - November 3

July – November 2: Registration
November 3: First Day of Classes (November)
November 9: Last Day of Drop/Add
November 18: Deadline for January 2025 Degree Application
November 28-29: Thanksgiving Break* 
December 22 - Jan 4: Holiday Break*
January 5: Classes Resume January 11: Last Day of Classes

SPRING 2025 SEMESTER - January 12

November – January 11: Registration
January 12: First Day of Classes (January)
January 18: Last Day of Drop/Add
January 20: Martin Luther King – Law School Closed*
March 8: Last Day of Classes

SPRING 2025 SEMESTER - March 9

November – March 8: Registration
March 9: First Day of Classes (March)
March 15: Last Day of Drop/Add
March 24: Deadline for May 2025 Degree Application
May 3: Last Day of Classes
May 28: Graduation Ceremony (tentative)

SUMMER 2025 SEMESTER - June 1

March – May 31: Registration
June 1: First Day of Classes (June)
June 7: Last Day of Drop/Add
June 16: Deadline for August 2025 Degree Application
June 19: Juneteenth
July 26: Last Day of Classes


* Online classes suspended.

 

Please note: Information is current as of the date of publication. The Law School reserves the right to make any necessary changes.