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Academic Calendar Dates

W&M Residential Programs
Online LL.M. Program
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W&M Residential Programs
Spring 2023

Dates may be added as they become available

January 17 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
January 23 Last day to add/drop
March 11-19 Spring Break
March 20 Classes resume after Spring Break
April 17 Summer 2023 registration begins for continuing students
April 17-18 Fall 2023 registration for 3Ls and LLMs
April 19-20 Fall 2023 registration for 2Ls
April 24 Fall 2023 schedule adjustment begins at 8:00 a.m.
April 28 Last day of classes
April 29-30 Reading period
May 11 Last day of exams
May 15 Spring grades due by 12 p.m. for graduating students and 2Ls
May 18-20 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 26 Spring grades due by 12 p.m. for 1Ls

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Summer 2023

Dates may be added as they become available

Non-Standard (NSL) Summer Session
April 17 Summer registration begins for continuing students
May 29 Memorial Day (offices closed)
May 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
May 31 Last day to add/drop
June 19 Juneteenth (offices closed, classes may be in session)
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, classes may be in session)
August 11 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after last day of class by 12 p.m.

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Fall 2023

Dates may be added as they become available

August 14 First day of classes for first-year students
August 21 First day of classes for continuing students
Add/drop period begins
August 25 Last day to add/drop
September 4 Labor Day (offices closed, classes in session)
October 14-17 Fall Break
October 18 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 30-31 Spring 2024 registration for 3Ls and LLMs
November 1-2 Spring 2024 registration for 2Ls
November 6 Spring 2024 schedule adjustment begins at 8:30 a.m.
November 7 Election Day (offices closed, classes in session)
November 22-26 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 27 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Last day of classes
December 14 Last day of exams
January 9, 2024 Fall final grades due by 9 a.m.
January 19, 2024 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Online LL.M. Program
Fall 2023
Session A
August 28 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 3 Last day to add/drop
September 4 Labor Day (offices closed)
October 18 Last day of classes
October 25 Final grades due
October 30 Spring 2024 registration begins
January 19, 2024 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Session B
October  30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
Spring 2024 registration begins
November 5 Last day to add/drop
December 20 Last day of classes
December 27 Final grades due
January 19, 2024 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Academic calendar dates are subject to change