Academic Calendars

Refund Policy: Eligibility for a tuition refund is based on withdrawal date. Specific dates for each semester are listed below.

Classes startMay 16 (Monday)
Last day to addMay 19 (Thursday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionMay 19 (Thursday)
Memorial Day (no classes)May 30 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionJune 3 (Friday)
Last day to apply for degreeJune 8 (Wednesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionJune 9 (Thursday)
Last day to withdrawJune 14 (Tuesday)
Independence Day (no classes)July 4 (Monday)
Last day of classesJuly 5 (Tuesday)
Reading DayJuly 6 (Wednesday)
Final exam period (on-site)July 7 and 8 (Thursday, Friday)
Degree dateAugust 9 (Tuesday)
OrientationAugust 10-12 (Wednesday-Friday)
Classes startAugust 15 (Monday)
Last day to addAugust 19 (Friday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionAugust 19 (Friday)
Labor Day holiday (no classes)September 5 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionSeptember 6 (Tuesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionSeptember 12 (Monday)
Last day to apply for degreeSeptember 14 (Wednesday)
Fall breakNo Fall Break
Last day to withdrawOctober 12 (Wednesday)
Presidential Election Day (no classes)November 8 (Tuesday)
Last day of classNovember 22 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (no classes or exams)November 23-25 (Wednesday-Friday)
Final examinationsNovember 28-December 9 (Monday-Friday)
Degree dateDecember 14 (Wednesday)
CommencementDecember 15 (Thursday)
Classes startJanuary 4 (Wednesday)
Last day to addJanuary 10 (Tuesday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionJanuary 10 (Tuesday)
Martin Luther King holiday (no classes)January 16 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionJanuary 24 (Tuesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionJanuary 31 (Tuesday)
Last day to apply for degreeFebruary 15 (Wednesday)
Last day to withdrawMarch 3 (Friday)
Spring break (no classes) March 13-17 (Monday-Friday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)April 19 (Wednesday)
Reading Days (no classes or exams)April 20 and 21(Thursday and Friday)
Final examinationsApril 24-May 5 (Monday-Friday)
Commencement/Degree DateMay 13 (Saturday)
Classes startMay 15 (Monday)
Last day to addMay 18 (Thursday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionMay 18 (Thursday)
Memorial Day (no classes)May 29 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reduction June 2 (Friday)
Last day to apply for degreeJune 7 (Wednesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionJune 8 (Thursday)
Last day to withdrawJune 13 (Tuesday)
Independence Day (no classes)July 3-4 (Monday-Tuesday)
Last day of classesJuly 5 (Wednesday)
Reading DayJuly 6 (Thursday)
Final exam period (on-site)July 7 (Friday)
Degree dateAugust 8 (Tuesday)
Orientation August 9-11 (Wednesday-Friday)
Classes startAugust 14 (Monday)
Last day to addAugust 18 (Friday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionAugust 18 (Friday)
Labor Day holiday (no classes)September 4 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionSeptember 5 (Tuesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionSeptember 11 (Monday)
Last day to apply for degreeSeptember 13 (Wednesday)
Fall BreakOctober 9 (Monday)
Last day to withdrawOctober 12 (Thursday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)November 21 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (no classes or exams)November 22-24 (Wednesday-Friday)
Final examinationsNovember 27-December 8 (Monday-Friday)
Degree dateDecember 12 (Tuesday)
Commencement December 14 (Thursday)
Classes startJanuary 3 (Wednesday)
Last day to addJanuary 9 (Tuesday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionJanuary 9 (Tuesday)
Martin Luther King holiday (no classes)January 15 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionJanuary 23 (Tuesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionJanuary 30 (Tuesday)
Last day to apply for degreeJanuary 31 (Wednesday)
Last day to withdrawMarch 2 (Friday)
Spring break (no classes)March 12-16 (Monday-Friday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)April 18 (Wednesday)
Reading Days (no classes or exams)April 19 and 20 (Thursday and Friday)
Final examinationsApril 23-May 4 (Monday-Friday)
Commencement/Degree DateMay 12 (Saturday)
Classes startMay 14 (Monday)
Last day to addMay 17 (Thursday)
Last day to drop with 100% tuition reductionMay 17 (Thursday)
Memorial Day (on classes)May 28 (Monday)
Last day to drop with 50% tuition reductionJune 1 (Friday))
Last day to apply for degreeJune 6 (Wednesday)
Last day to drop with 25% tuition reductionJune 7 (Thursday)
Last day to withdrawJune 13 (Wednesday)
Independence Day (University Closed)July 4 (Wednesday)
Last day of classesJuly 5 (Thursday)
Reading DayJuly 6 (Tuesday)
Final exam period (on-site)July 9 (Monday)
Degree dateAugust 7 (Tuesday)
OrientationAugust 7-10 (Tuesday-Friday)
Classes startAugust 13 (Monday)
Last day to addAugust 17 (Friday)
Last day to drop with 100% tuition reductionAugust 17 (Friday)
Labor Day (no classes)September 3 (Monday)
Last day to drop with 50% tuition reductionSeptember 4 (Tuesday)
Last day to drop with 25% tuition reductionSeptember 10 (Monday)
Last day to apply for degreeSeptember 12 (Wednesday)
Fall breakOctober 8 (Monday)
Last day to withdrawOctober 11 (Friday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)November 20 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving break (no classes or exams)November 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday)
Final examinationsNovember 26-December 7 (Monday-Friday)
Degree dateDecember 11 (Tuesday)
CommencementDecember 13 (Thursday)
Classes startJanuary 3 (Thursday)
Last day to addJanuary 8 (Tuesday)
Last day to drop with 100% tuition reductionJanuary 8 (Tuesday)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)January 21 (Monday)
Last day to drop with 50% tuition reductionJanuary 23 (Wednesday)
Last day to drop with 25% tuition reductionJanuary 30 (Wednesday)
Last day to apply for degreeJanuary 31 (Thursday)
Last day to withdrawMarch 4 (Monday)
Spring break (no classes)March 11-15 (Monday–Friday)
Last day of classApril 18 (Thursday)
Reading Day (no classes or exams)April 19 (Friday)
Final examinationsApril 22-May 3 (Monday-Friday)
Commencement/Degree DateMay 11 (Saturday)

The last day to add is also the last day to delete a course from your record. After that date, a grade of "W" is assigned for all withdrawals. The School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.