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Academic Calendar

Updated 26 October 2020.


Fall Term 2020

Event Date
First-Year Orientation Monday-Wednesday, August 17–19
First Day of Class (Monday classes meet) Thursday, August 20
Second Day of Class (Tuesday classes meet) Friday, August 21
Last Day of Drop-Add Friday, August 28
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) Monday, September 7
Election Day (No classes) Tuesday, November 3
Last day for Regular Class Schedule Friday, November 20
Make-up Day for Classes Monday, November 23
Reading Day Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Recess (No classes) Wednesday–Sunday, November 25–29
Final Examinations Monday–Friday, November 30 - December 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  Thursday, January 7
Last Day of Drop-Add  Wednesday, January 13
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (No classes)  Monday, January 18
Wellness Holiday (No classes) Thursday, February 4
Wellness Holiday (No Classes) Tuesday, February 23
Wellness Holiday (No Classes) Friday, March 12
Wellness Holiday (No Classes) Wednesday, March 31
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



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