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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Year 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017 (Term code: 201711)

Orientation Program Begins for Global JD, LLM, and Exchange Students

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Class Begins for Global JD, LLM, and Exchange Students

Monday, August 7, 2017

Orientation Program for All New On-Campus Students; Legal Methods Class Begins

Monday, August 14 - Friday, August 18, 2017

Regular Class Period Begins

Monday, August 21, 2017

Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 4, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 23 - Friday, November 24, 2017

Class Period Ends1

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Reading Period

Thursday, November 30 - Sunday, December 3, 2017

Exam Period

Monday, December 4 - Thursday, December 14, 2017

Spring Semester 2018 (Term code: 201731)

Class Period Begins

Monday, January 8, 2018

Martin Luther King Holiday

Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring Break Holiday

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 18, 2018

Class Period Ends2

Friday, April 20, 2018

Reading Period

Saturday, April 21 - Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Exam Period

Wednesday, April 25 - Friday, May 4, 2018

Commencement

Friday, May 18, 2018

11 Week Accelerated JD Summer Semester 2018 (Term code: 201741)

Orientation and Class Period Begins

Monday, May 7, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 28, 2018

Independence Day Holiday

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Class Period Ends3

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Reading Period

Wednesday, July 25 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Exam Period Begins

Saturday, July 28 - Friday, August 3, 2018

9 Week Summer Semester 2018 (Term code: 201741)

Class Period Begins

Monday, May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 28, 2018

Independence Day Holiday

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Class Period Ends

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Reading Period

Wednesday, July 25 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Exam Period

Saturday, July 28 - Friday, August 3, 2018

1 Legislative days: Tuesday, November 28 follows a Thursday schedule and Wednesday, November 29 follows a Friday schedule.

2 Legislative day: Friday, April 20 will follow a Monday schedule. Friday classes will hold one make-up session during the term.

3 Legislative days: Tuesday, July 24 follows a Wednesday class schedule.