Academic Calendars

Summer 2020

May 11, Mon. Externship Orientation
May 12, Tues. Externships Begin
Classes Begin
May 25, Mon. Memorial Day Holiday – no classes
June 15, Mon. Classes End
June 16-17, Tues. & Wed Reading Days
June 18-19, Thurs. & Fri. Exams
June 19, Fri. Externships End
July 6, Mon. Grades Due

Fall 2020

Fall Schedule2020 1L Classes2020 Upper Level Classes
Orientation (1Ls and Transfer Students)Remote OrientationN/A
Trial Advocacy Intense SessionN/AThurs. -Sun., Aug. 13-16
Classes BeginMon., Aug. 10Fri., Aug. 14
MAGIC DayN/ASat., Aug. 29 (Mon. classes meet)
Labor Day-HolidayMon., Sept. 7Mon., Sept. 7
Trial Ad Lectures end/Classes End
Trials TBA
N/AThurs., Sept. 17 (last lecture)
Wed., Sept. 23 (last class)
1L Practice ExamsFri., Sept. 18N/A
University DayMon., Oct. 12
(no classes 9:05 a.m. -12:20 p.m.)
Mon., Oct. 12
(no classes 9:05 a.m. -12:20 p.m.)
Fall BreakNo fall breakNo fall break
Classes ResumeN/AN/A
MAGIC DayN/ASat., Oct. 17 (Thurs. classes meet)
Classes EndMon., Nov. 9Wed., Nov. 11
Reading DayTues.-Wed., Nov. 10-11Thurs., Nov. 12
Examinations BeginThurs., Nov. 12Fri., Nov. 13
Saturday ExamsSat., Nov. 14 & 21Sat., Nov. 14 & 21
Examinations EndMon., Nov. 23Mon., Nov. 23
Thanksgiving HolidayNov. 26-27Nov. 26-27
CommencementSun., Dec. 13Sun., Dec. 13
Grades Due1L-Fri., Jan. 8, 20212L & 3L, Fri., Dec.18, 2020

Spring 2021

Jan 5-9, Tues.-Sat. AALS Annual Meeting
Jan 2-4, Sat.-Mon. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
Jan 6, Wed. Classes begin
Jan 18, Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – no classes
Feb 4, Thurs. (last lecture)
Feb 12, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
March 5, Fri. Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.
March 15, Mon. Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
April 2, Fri. Spring Holiday – no classes
April 14, Wed. FRIDAY classes meet
April 15, Thurs. MONDAY classes meet and Classes End
April 16, Fri. Reading Days
Inclement Weather Make-Up Days (if needed)
April 19, Mon. Examinations Begin
April 30, Fri. Examinations End
May 8-9, Sat.-Sun. Graduation Weekend
June 1, Tues.. Grades Due