Fall 2015-Summer 2016 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015

  • Monday, August 17: School of Law entering students begin
  • Monday, August 24: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Friday, September 4: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% refund
  • Monday, September 7: Labor day (offices closed, no classes)
  • Friday, October 30: Last day to file Application for Degree for Spring/Summer Graduates
  • Monday, November 2: Advance Web Registration Begins for Spring 2016
  • Monday, November 23: Last Day to Change from Grade Status to Audit
  • Tuesday, November 24: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Wednesday, November 25: Thanksgiving student recess begins (no classes)
  • Thursday, November 26: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Friday, November 27: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Monday, November 30: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Tuesday, December 1: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, December 11: School of Law Final Examinations end; SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT
  • Friday, December 25-January 1, 2016: WINTER HOLIDAY (University closed)

Spring Semester 2016

  • Tuesday, January 12: School of Law Entering Students Begin
  • Monday, January 18: Martin Luther King Day (offices closed; no classes)
  • Tuesday, January 19: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Friday, January 29: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% refund
  • Monday, March 14: SPRING RECESS BEGINS
  • Monday, March 21: Classes Resume
  • Thursday, March 31: Last day to file Application for Degree for Fall Graduates
  • Monday, April 4: Advance Web Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2016
  • Tuesday, April 26: Last day to change from grade status to audit
  • Wednesday, April 27: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Thursday, April 28: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, April 29: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Saturday, April 30: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, May 13: School of Law Final Examinations end
  • Saturday, May 14: SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT

Summer Semester 2016

  • Sunday, May 15 to Saturday, May 21: Intensive Trial Advocacy Program
  • Monday, May 23: SOL first summer session and 12-week session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Monday, June 27: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Tuesday, June 28: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, July 1: End of first 6-week session
  • Monday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Tuesday, July 5: SOL second summer session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Monday, August 8: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Tuesday, August 9: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, August 12: End of second summer session and 12-week session classes