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School of Law

2019–2021 Academic Calendar

Updated 19 March 2020.

Fall Term 2019

Event Date
First-Year Orientation Wednesday, August 14–Monday, August 19
First Day of Class (Monday classes meet) Wednesday, August 21
Last Day of Drop-Add Wednesday, August 28
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) Monday, September 2
Fall Break (No classes) Thursday–Sunday, October 10–13
Last day for Regular Class Schedule Friday, November 22
Make-up Day for Classes Monday, November 25
Reading Day Tuesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Recess (No classes) Wednesday–Sunday, November 27–December 1
Final Examinations Monday–Friday, December 2–13
Law School Hooding Saturday, December 14
University Commencement Monday, December 16

 

Spring Term 2020

Event Date
First Day of Class (Monday classes meet) Wednesday, January 8
Last Day of Drop-Add  Wednesday, January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (No classes)  Monday, January 20
Spring Break (No classes)  Saturday–Sunday, March 7–15 
Last Day for Regular Class Schedule  Wednesday, April 15 
Make-up Day for Classes  Thursday, April 16 
Reading Day  Friday, April 17 
Final Examinations  Monday–Friday, April 20–May 1 
Law School Hooding and Commencement  Friday, May 8 

 

May and Summer Terms 2020

Event Date
London Maymester Begins  Sunday, May 10 
May Term Begins  Monday, May 11 
Memorial Day (No classes) Monday, May 25 
May Term (including London) Ends  Friday, May 29 
First Day of Summer Term  Monday, June 1 
Last day of Drop-Add  TBD, TBD 
Independence Day (No classes)  Friday, July 3 
Last day of Classes  Thursday, July 16 
Final Examinations  Monday–Friday, July 20–24 

 

Fall Term 2020

Event Date
First-Year Orientation Wednesday–Friday & Monday, August 12–14 & 17
First Day of Class (Tuesday classes meet) Wednesday, August 19
Last Day of Drop-Add Wednesday, August 26
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) Monday, September 7
Fall Break (No classes) Thursday–Sunday, October 15–18
Election Day (No classes) Tuesday, November 3
Last day for Regular Class Schedule Monday, November 23
Make-up Day for Classes Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Recess (No classes) Wednesday–Sunday, November 25–29
Reading Day  Monday, November 30
Final Examinations Tuesday–Friday, December 1–11
Law School Hooding Saturday, December 12
Make-up Exam Day Monday, December 14
University Commencement Monday, December 14

 

Spring Term 2021

Event Date
First Day of Class (Monday classes meet) Wednesday, January 6
Last Day of Drop-Add  Wednesday, January 13
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (No classes)  Monday, January 18
Spring Break (No classes)  Saturday–Sunday, March 6–14 
Last Day for Regular Class Schedule  Wednesday, April 14 
Make-up Day for Classes  Thursday, April 15 
Reading Day  Friday, April 16 
Final Examinations  Monday–Friday, April 19–30 
Make-up Exam Day Monday, May 3
Law School Hooding and Commencement  Friday, May 7 

 

May and Summer Terms 2021

Event Date
London Maymester Begins  Sunday, May 9 
May Term Begins  Monday, May 10 
May Term (including London) Ends  Thursday, May 27 
Memorial Day (No classes) Monday, May 31 
First Day of Summer Term  Tuesday, June 1 
Last day of Drop-Add  TBD, TBD 
Independence Day (No classes)  Monday, July 5 
Last day of Classes  TBD, TBD 
Final Examinations  TBD, TBD 

 


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