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School of Law

2017–2018 Academic Calendar

Fall Term 2017 

Event Date
First-Year Orientation Thursday–Friday & Monday–Tuesday, August 17–18 & 21–22
First Day of Class Thursday, August 24
Last Day of Drop-Add Wednesday, August 30
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 4
Fall Break (No classes) ThursdaySunday, October 1922
Last Day of Class Thursday, November 30
Thanksgiving Recess (No classes) WednesdaySunday, November 2226
Reading Day Friday, December 1
Final Examinations MondayFriday, December 415
Hooding Saturday, December 16
Commencement Monday, December 18

The last Tuesday class will meet on November 21st. Classes meeting on Tuesday, November 28th will be Friday classes.

Spring Term 2018

Event Date
First Day of Class Wednesday, January 10 (Monday classes meet)
Last Day of Drop–Add Wednesday, January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (No classes) Monday, January 15
Spring Break (No classes) Saturday–Sunday, March 10–18
Last Day of Class Wednesday, April 18
Reading Days Thursday–Friday, April 19–20
Final Examinations Monday–Friday, April 23–May 4
Commencement Friday, May 11


May and Summer Terms 2018

Event Date
London Maymester Begins Sunday, May 13
May Term Begins

Monday, May 14

Memorial Day (No classes)

Monday, May 28

May Term (including London) Ends Friday, June 1
First Day of Summer Term Monday, June 4
Last Day of Drop-Add TBD
Independence Day (No classes)

Wednesday, July 4

Last day of Classes

Thursday, July 19

Final Examinations Monday–Friday, July 23–27

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