Academic Calendars

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

Classes startMay 11 (Monday)
Last day to addMay 14 (Thursday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionMay 14 (Thursday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionMay 21 (Thursday)
Memorial Day (on classes)May 25 (Monday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionMay 26 (Tuesday)
Last day to apply for degreeJune 10 (Wednesday)
Last day to withdrawJune 10 (Wednesday)
Last day of classesJune 29 (Monday)
Reading DayJune 30 (Tuesday)
Final exam periodJuly 1 and 2 (Wednesday and Thursday)
Independence Day (University Closed)July 3 (Friday)
Degree dateAugust 11 (Tuesday)
OrientationAugust 12-14 (Wednesday-Friday)
Classes startAugust 17 (Monday)
Last day to addAugust 21 (Friday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionAugust 21 (Friday)
Labor Day holiday (no classes)September 7 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionSeptember 8 (Tuesday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionSeptember 14 (Monday)
Last day to apply for degreeSeptember 16 (Wednesday)
Fall breakOctober 5 (Monday)
Last day to withdrawOctober 16 (Friday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)November 24 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving break (no classes or exams)November 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday)
Final examinationsNovember 30-December 11
Degree dateDecember 15 (Tuesday)
CommencementDecember 18 (Friday)
Classes startJanuary 6 (Wednesday)
Last day to addJanuary 12 (Tuesday)
Last day 100% tuition reductionJanuary 12 (Tuesday)
Martin Luther King holiday (no classes)January 18 (Monday)
Last day 50% tuition reductionJanuary 26 (Tuesday)
Last day to apply for degreeFebruary 1 (Monday)
Last day 25% tuition reductionFebruary 2 (Tuesday)
Last day to withdrawMarch 7 (Monday)
Spring break (no classes)March 14-20 (Monday–Sunday)
Last day of class (Monday classes meet)April 20 (Wednesday)
Reading Days (no classes or exams)April 21 and 22 (Thursday and Friday)
Final examinationsApril 25-May 6 (Monday-Friday)
Commencement/Degree DateMay 14 (Saturday)
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 1 (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 add*May 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)

*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.

Orientation August 9-11 (Wednesday-Friday)
Classes startAugust 14 (Monday)
Last day to add*August 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)

*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.

Classes startJanuary 3 (Wednesday)
Last day to add*January 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)

*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.