Academic Calendars   

Note: Academic calendars are subject to change.

JD Academic Calendars

  • J.D. Academic Calendar (2020-21)

    FALL 2020

    August:  Legal Education
    Opportunities (LEO) Program (Remote)

    August 14: Orientation (Remote)

    August 17-21: Orientation (In Person Rotation)

    August 24: First Day of Classes

    September 7: Labor Day - No Classes

    September 28: Yom Kippur - No Classes

    November 19: Monday Schedule

    November 20: Last Day of Classes

    November 21-25: Reading & Review Period

    November 26-27: Thanksgiving Break

    November 30 - December 11: Exams (All Remote)

    SPRING 2021

    January 4-22: Winter Session

    January 25: First Day of Classes 

    February 15: OFF (President's Day)

    March 15: OFF (in lieu of Spring Break)

    March 31: Friday Schedule

    April 1-2: Holy Thursday / Good Friday - No Classes

    April 27: Thursday Schedule

    April 29: Monday Schedule

    April 30 - May 3: Reading & Review Period

    May 4-8: Exams

    May 10-15: Exams

    May 17: Exam Make-up Day

    May 26: Graduation Ceremony

    SUMMER 2021

    June 1: First Day of Classes

    July 5: No Classes

    July 15: Last Day of Tuesday/Thursday Classes

    July 21:Last Day of Monday/Wednesday Classes

    July 22-25: Reading & Review Period

    July 26 & 29: Summer Exams

     

     

    WEEKEND PROGRAM Schedule of Classes

    FALL 2020

    August 22-23: Classes

    September 12-13: Classes

    September 26-27: Classes

    October 10-11: Classes

    October 24-25:  Classes

    November 7-8: Classes

    November 21-22: Classes

    December 5-6: Classes

    December 12: Reading & Review Period

    December 13: Weekend Exams ( All Remote, Upper Class Only)

    December 19-20: Weekend Exams ( All Remote)

    SPRING 2021

    January 9-10: Remote

    January 23-24: Classes

    February 6-7: Classes

    February 20-21: Classes

    March 6-7:  Classes

    March 20-21: Classes

    April 10-11: Classes

    April 24-25: Classes

    May 1,2 &  8: Reading & Review Period

    May 9:  Weekend Exams (Upper Class Only)

    May 15-16:  Weekend Exams

  • J.D. Academic Calendar (2021-22)

    FALL 2021

    August 19-20: Orientation

    August 23: First day of classes, FT Day

    September 6: Labor Day, NO CLASSES

    September 7: Rosh Hoshana, NO CLASSES

    September 15: Yom Kippur, NO EVENING CLASSES

    September 16: Yom Kippur, NO DAY CLASSES

    October 11-15: FALL BREAK

    November 25-26: Thanksgiving, NO CLASSES

    December 1: Thursday schedule for day classes (Wed evening classes as scheduled)

    December 4–7: READING PERIOD

    December 8–11: FT Exams

    December 13–18: FT Exams

    December 20: Make-up Exam Day

    WINTER 2022

    January 3–7: Winter Intercession

    January 10–14: Winter Intercession

    SPRING 2022

    January 17: MLK Jr. – NO CLASSES

    January 18: First day of classes, FT

    March 7–11: SPRING BREAK

    April 13: Friday schedule

    April 14-15 : Holy Thursday and Good Friday, NO CLASSES

    April 28–May 1: READING PERIOD

    May 2–7: FT Exams

    May 9–12: FT Exams

    May 13: Make-up Exam Day

    June 1: Graduation Ceremony / Commencement

    SUMMER 2022

    May 31: First day of classes

    July 4: Independence Day – NO CLASSES

    July 14: Last day of Tues/Thurs classes

    July 20: Last day of Mon/Wed classes

    July 21-24: READING PERIOD

    July 25 & 28: EXAMS

     

     

    WEEKEND PROGRAM Schedule of Classes

    FALL 2021

    August 28-29: CLASSES

    September 11-12: CLASSES

    September 25-26: CLASSES

    October 2-3: CLASSES

    October 16-17: CLASSES

    October 30-31: CLASSES

    November 13-14: CLASSES

    December 4-5: CLASSES

    December 11: READING

    December 12: EXAMS

    December 18-19: EXAMS

    SPRING 2022

    January 15-16: CLASSES

    January 29-30: CLASSES

    February 12/13: CLASSES

    February 26-27: CLASSES

    March 12-13: CLASSES

    March 26-27: CLASSES

    April 9-10: CLASSES

    April 23-24: CLASSES

    May 7-8: READING

    May 14: READING

    May 15: EXAMS

    May 21-22: EXAMS

Division of Online Learning Academic Calendars

  • Online Academic Calendar (2020-21)

    SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER - May 31

    March - May 30: Registration

    May 31: First Day of Classes

    June 6: Last Day of Drop/Add

    June 15: Deadline for August 2020 Degree Application

    July 25: Last Day of Classes

    FALL 2020 SEMESTER - September 6

    June - September 5: Registration

    September 6: First Day of Classes

    September 12: Last Day of Drop/Add

    October 31: Last Day of Classes

    FALL 2020 SEMESTER - November 1

    June - October 31: Registration

    November 1: First Day of Classes

    November 7: Last Day of Drop/Add

    November 16: Deadline for January 2021 Degree Application

    November 26-27: Thanksgiving Break - Law School Closed*

    December 19-January 2: Holiday Break - Law School Closed*

    January 3: Classes Resume

    January 9: Last Day of Classes

    SPRING 2021 SEMESTER - January 10

    November - January 9: Registration

    January 10: First Day of Classes

    January 16: Last Day of Drop/Add

    January 18: Martin Luther King Day-Law School Closed*

    March 6: Last Day of Classes

    SPRING 2021 SEMESTER - March 14

    November - March 13: Registration

    March 14: First Day of Classes

    March 20: Last Day of Drop/Add

    March 29: Deadline for May 2021 Degree Application

    May 8: Last Day of Classes

    May 26: Graduation Ceremony

    SUMMER 2021 SEMESTER - May 30

    March - May 29: Registration

    May 30: First Day of Classes

    June 5: Last Day of Drop/Add

    June 14: Deadline for August 2021 Degree Application

    July 24: Last Day of Classes


    * Online classes suspended.

     

     
 
  • Online Academic Calendar (2021-22)

    FALL 2021 SEMESTER - September 12

    July – September 11: Registration

    September 12: First Day of Classes

    September 18: Last Day of Drop/Add

    November 6: Last Day of Classes

    FALL 2021 SEMESTER - November 7

    July – November 6: Registration

    November 7: First Day of Classes

    November 13: Last Day of Drop/Add

    November 20: Deadline for January 2022 Degree Application

    November 25-26: Thanksgiving Break - Law School Closed*

    December 23-January 1: Holiday Break - Law School Closed*

    January 2: Classes Resume

    January 8: Last Day of Classes

    SPRING 2022 SEMESTER - January 9

    November - January 8: Registration

    January 9: First Day of Classes

    January 15: Last Day of Drop/Add

    January 17: Martin Luther King Day-Law School Closed*

    March 5: Last Day of Classes

    SPRING 2022 SEMESTER - March 6

    November - March 5: Registration

    March 6: First Day of Classes

    March 12: Last Day of Drop/Add

    March 25: Deadline for May 2022 Degree Application

    April 30: Last Day of Classes

    June 1: Graduation Ceremony / Commencement

    SUMMER 2022 SEMESTER - June 5

    March - June 4: Registration

    June 5: First Day of Classes

    June 11: Last Day of Drop/Add

    June 17: Deadline for August 2022 Degree Application

    July 30: 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.