Academics

School of Law Academic Calendar 2014-2015

2014

August 18-19 Orientation
August 20-26 1L Introduction to the Law Course
August 25 Upper-Level Classes Begin
August 27 1L Semester Classes Begin
September 1 Labor Day – No Classes
September 4 Last Day to Apply for Degrees to be Awarded in October
September 8 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses
November 7 Last Day to Apply for Degrees to be Awarded in February
November 26-28  Thanksgiving Recess
December 2 Upper –level students only will follow a Thursday schedule
December 3 Last Day to Withdraw; Last Day of Classes for Upper-Level Students
December 4-8 Study Period for Upper-Level Students
December 8 Last Day of Classes for 1Ls
December 9-10 Study Period for 1Ls
December 9-18 Final Examinations for Upper-Level Students
December 11-18 Final Examinations for 1Ls

2015

January 5-8 1L Introduction to the Legal Profession Course
January 7 Upper-Level Classes Begin
January 9 1L Semester Classes Begin for Day Students
January 12 1L Semester Classes Begin for Evening Students
January 19 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes*
January 21 Monday Classes Meet this Day; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses
February 6 Last Day to Apply for Degrees to be Awarded in May
March 16-20 Spring Recess
April 22 Last Day to Withdraw; Last Day of Classes for Upper-Level Students
April 23-26 Study Period for Upper-Level Students
April 24 Last Class for Day 1Ls; Wednesday Classes Meet
April 27 Last Class for Evening 1Ls; Wednesday Classes Meet
April 27-28 Study Period for Day 1Ls
April 27-May 6 Final Examinations for Upper-Level Students
April 28-29 Study Period for Evening 1Ls
April 29-May 6 Final Examinations for Day 1Ls
April 30-May 6 Final Examinations for Evening 1Ls
May 17 Commencement

Summer Session 2015

May 18 Classes Begin
May 22 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses
May 25 Memorial Day Observed – No Classes
July 6 Last Day to Withdraw; Last Day of Classes
July 7-12 Study Period
July 13 & July 15 Final Examinations

 
*The Law School administrative offices remain open but classes are canceled on this day.

   
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