Fall 2016-Summer 2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

  • Monday, August 22: School of Law entering students begin
  • Monday, August 29: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Monday, September 5: Labor day (offices closed, no classes)
  • Friday, September 9: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Monday, October 31: Last day to file Application for Degree for Spring/Summer Graduates
  • Monday, November 7: Advance Web Registration begins for Spring 2017
  • Wednesday, November 23: Thanksgiving student recess begins (no classes)
  • Thursday, November 24: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Friday, November 25: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Thursday, December 1: Last Day to Change from Grade Status to Audit
  • Friday, December 2: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Monday, December 5: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Tuesday, December 6: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, December 16: School of Law Final Examinations end; SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT
  • Monday, December 26-December 30: WINTER HOLIDAY (University closed)

Spring Semester 2017

  • Tuesday, January 10: School of Law entering students begin
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King Day (offices closed; no classes)
  • Tuesday, January 17: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Friday, January 27: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Monday, March 20: SPRING RECESS BEGINS
  • Monday, March 27: Classes Resume
  • Friday, March 31: Last day to file Application for Degree for Fall Graduates
  • Monday, April 10: Advance Web Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2017
  • Tuesday, April 25: Last day to change from grade status to audit
  • Wednesday, April 26: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Thursday, April 27: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, April 28: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Saturday, April 29: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, May 12: School of Law Final Examinations end
  • Saturday, May 13: SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT

Summer Semester 2017

  • Sunday, May 14 to Saturday, May 20: Intensive Trial Advocacy Program
  • Monday, May 22: SOL first summer session and 12-week session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Tuesday, June 27: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Wednesday, June 28: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, June 30: End of first 6-week session
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Wednesday, July 5: SOL second summer session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Wednesday, August 9: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Thursday, August 10: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Saturday, August 12: End of second summer session and 12-week session classes