Academic Calendars

Fall 2019

Aug 19-23, Mon.-Fri. Orientation/Registration, First Year, Transfer, and Foreign Exchange Students
Aug 22-25, Thurs.-Sun. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
MANDATORY ATTENDANCE
Aug 26, Mon. Classes begin
Sept 2, Mon. Labor Day holiday – no classes
Sept 26, Thurs. (last lecture)
Oct 4, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
Oct 11, Fri. 1L Practice Exams 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Oct 12, Sat. University Day
Oct 17-18, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break begins after final class on Wed., Oct. 16
Oct 21, Mon. Classes resume
Nov 26, Tues. THURSDAY classes meet
Nov 27, Wed. FRIDAY classes meet / Classes End
Nov 28-29, Thurs.-Fri. Thanksgiving Recess (begins after final class on Wed, Nov 27)
Dec 2, Mon. Reading Day
Dec 3, Tues. Examinations Begin
Dec 13, Fri. Examinations End
Possible Make Up Exams on Mon., Dec 16
Dec 15, Sun. Commencement
Jan 7, 2020, Tues. 1L Grades Due
Jan 21, 2020, Tues. 2L & 3L Grades Due

Spring 2020

Jan 2-5, Thurs.-Sun. AALS Annual Meeting
Jan 2-5, Thurs.-Sun. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
MANDATORY ATTENDANCE
Jan 7, Tues. Classes begin
Jan 20, Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – no classes
Feb 6, Thurs. (last lecture)
Feb 14, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
March 6, Fri. Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.
March 16, Mon. Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
April 10, Fri. Spring Holiday – no classes
April 14, Tues. FRIDAY classes meet
April 15, Wed. MONDAY classes meet and Classes End
April 16-17, Thurs.-Fri. Reading Days
Inclement Weather Make-Up Days (if needed)
April 20, Mon. Examinations Begin
May 1, Fri. Examinations End
Possible Make Up Exams on Mon., May 4
May 9-10, Sat.-Sun. Graduation Weekend
June 1, Mon. Grades Due

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

Aug 17-21, Mon.-Fri. Orientation/Registration, First Year, Transfer, and Foreign Exchange Students
Aug 20-23, Thurs.-Sun. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
MANDATORY ATTENDANCE
Aug 24, Mon. Classes begin
Sept 7, Mon. Labor Day holiday – no classes
Sept 24, Thurs. (last lecture)
Oct 2, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
Oct 9, Fri. 1L Practice Exams 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Oct 12, Sat. University Day
Oct 15-16, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break begins after final class on Wed., Oct. 14
Oct 19, Mon. Classes resume
Nov 24, Tues. THURSDAY classes meet
Nov 25, Wed. FRIDAY classes meet / Classes End
Nov 26-27, Thurs.-Fri. Thanksgiving Recess (begins after final class on Wed, Nov 25)
Nov 30, Mon. Reading Day
Dec 1, Tues. Examinations Begin
Dec 11, Fri. Examinations End
Possible Make Up Exams on Mon., Dec 14
Dec 13, Sun. Commencement
Jan 8, 2021, Fri. 1L Grades Due
Jan 19, 2021, Tues. 2L & 3L Grades Due

Spring 2021

Jan 5-9, Tues.-Sat. AALS Annual Meeting
Jan 2-5, Sat.-Mon. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
MANDATORY ATTENDANCE
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