Law School

Academic Calendar Dates

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Spring 2018
January 8 Classes Begin
January 8 - 12 Add/Drop Period
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
March 3 - 11 Spring Break
March 12 Classes Resume from Spring Break
April 2 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 2 - 3 Fall registration for 3Ls
April 4 - 5 Fall registration for 2Ls
April 16 Fall scheduled adjustment period for continuing students begins
April 20 Classes End
April 21 - 23 Reading Period
May 4 Last Day of Exams
May 9 Grades due by 12 p.m. for Graduates
May 12 - 13 Spring Degree Conferral/Commencement Ceremony
May 25 Grades dues by 12 p.m. for L1s

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Summer 2018
April 2 - July 30 Registration for Continuing Students
May 14 - August 17 Classes
May 14 - July 30 Add/Drop Period
May 28 Memorial Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
July 4 Independence Day (Offices Closed, Classes in session)
July 27 LLM Orientation
August 24 Final Grades due at 12 p.m. (one week after classes end)
August 24 Summer Graduation for LLMs (Degree conferral date, No ceremony)
September 1 Summer Graduation for JDs (Degree conferral date, No ceremony)

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Fall 2018
April 2 - 3

Registration for 3Ls

April 4 - 5

Registration for 2Ls

April 16 - August 31

Schedule adjustment period for continuing students

August 20

Legal practice program for 1Ls

August 27 First day of classes for continuing students
August 27 - 31 Add/drop period
August 31 NDS student registration
September 3 Labor Day (classes in session, offices closed)
October 15 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 29 - 30 Spring registration for 3Ls
October 31 - November 1 Spring registration for 2Ls
November 21 - 23 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 7 Last day of classes
December 8 - 10 Reading period
December 21 Last day of exams
January 11, 2019

Fall final grades due at 12 p.m.

January 12, 2019

Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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