Academic Calendars

Fall 2023

Mon.-Wed., Aug. 14-16Orientation for 1L and Transfer Students
Wed.-Sat. Aug. 16- 19Trial Advocacy Pre-Semester Class Sessions
Mon., Aug. 21Classes Begin
Mon., Aug. 28Deadline for Students to Add/Drop Courses
Mon., Sept. 4Labor Day Holiday – no classes
Mon., Sept. 25Well-being Day 1 no classes
Thurs., Oct. 12University Day (classes canceled only during UNC’s ceremony, 10:45 AM–12:30 PM)
Fri., Oct. 131L Practice Exams
Thurs. – Fri., Oct. 19-20Fall Break – no classes
Fri., Nov. 10Well-being Day 2 & Veterans Day observed – no classes
Tues., Nov. 21 MAGIC Day (Thurs. classes meet)
Wed., Nov. 22 MAGIC Day (Fri. classes meet)
Thurs. – Fri., Nov. 23-24Thanksgiving Recess – no classes
Tues., Nov. 28Classes End/MAGIC Day (Fri. classes meet)
Wed., Nov. 29Reading/Makeup Day
Thurs., Nov. 30Examinations Begin
Wed., Dec. 13Examinations End
Sun., Dec. 17Commencement

Spring 2024

Jan. 3-6 Wed.-Sat.AALS Annual Meeting
Jan. 3-6 Wed.-Sat.Trial Advocacy Pre-Semester Class Sessions
Jan. 8, Mon. Classes begin
Jan. 9, Tues.Deadline for Faculty to Report 1L Fall Grades
Jan. 15, Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – no classes
Jan. 16, Tues.Deadline for Faculty to Report 2L and 3L Fall Grades
Deadline for Students to Add/Drop Classes
Feb. 12-13, Mon.-Tues.Well-being Days 1 & 2 (UNC-wide) – no classes
Feb. 14, Wed.MAGIC Day (Monday classes meet)
TBDTrial Advocacy Ends
March 11-15, Mon.-Fri. Spring Break
March 28, Thurs.Well-being Day 3 (UNC-wide) – no classes
March 29 Fri.University Spring Holiday
April 19, Fri.Last day of classes
April 22, Mon. Reading Day (Inclement weather make-up day if needed)
April 23, Tues.Examinations begin
May 3, Fri. Examinations end
May 10, Fri. Law School Commencement (12:30 p.m.)
May 29, Wed.Deadline to Report Spring Grades