Academic Calendar

Fall | Intersession | Spring | Summer 

FALL Semester 2020
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates*** 8/12 W
Faculty Due Back 8/13 Th
Classes/Late Registration Begin 8/18 T
Law Orientation Begins 8/17 M
Law Classes Begin 8/24 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add  8/24 M
Census Date** 9/4 F
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) 9/7 M
Fall Break cancelled. Classes meet on Oct. 12 & 13  
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 10/30 F
Spring and Summer Continuing Student Registration     11/2-25 M-W
Last Day of In-Person Classes 11/21 Sa
Thanksgiving Recess 11/23-27 M-F
Classes Resume online (Remote Delivery) 11/30-12/3 M-Th
Last Day of Classes 12/3 Th
Law Last Day of Classes (Remote Delivery) 11/30-12/2 M-W
Final Examination Period (Remote Delivery) 12/4-10 F-Th
Law Final Examination Period (Remote Delivery) 12/7-19 M-Sa
Mid-Year Commencement 12/11 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/4 M
INTERSESSION 2021
Classes Begin 1/4 M
Martin Luther King Day Holiday (No classes) 1/18 M
Classes/Exams End 1/22 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/29 F
SPRING SEMESTER 2021
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates*** 1/22 F
Classes/Late Registration Begin 1/25 M
Law Classes Begin  1/11 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 1/29 F
Census Date** 2/12 F
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No classes) 2/15 M
Law Spring Break 3/8-12 M-F
Spring Break 3/15-19 M-F
Easter Holiday begins at 4:00 P.M. * 4/1 Th
Easter Holiday (No classes) 4/2 F
Holy Thursday Canceled Classes Meet * 4/9 F
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 4/12 M
Fall Continuing Student Registration 4/12-6/18 M-F
Last Day of Classes 5/13 Th
Law Last Day of Classes 4/28 W
Study/Review Day 5/14 F
Law Final Examination Period 5/3-18 M-Tu
Final Examination Period 5/15-20 Sa-Th
Commencement Mass 5/20 Th
Commencements 5/20-22 Th-Sa
Last Day to Submit Grades 5/27 Th
Summer Sessions 2021
Session I (12 week session) 5/24-8/13 M-F
Session II (6 week session) 5/24-7/2 M-F
Session III (6 week session) 7/6-8/13 T-F
Session IV (3 week session) 5/24-6/11 M-F
Session V (3 week session) 6/14-7/2 M-F
Session VI (3 week session) 7/6-7/23 T-F
Session VII (3 week session) 7/26-8/13 M-F
Law Evening Program Summer Session 6/7-7/29 M-Th
Last Day to Submit Grades 8/20 F
SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2021
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes) 5/31 M
Independence Day Holiday (No classes) 7/5 M

*Classes end at 4pm on Holy Thursday; if to be re-scheduled for next Friday evening please work with Deans’ Offices to arrange time and place.
**Census dates vary by class. To find the census date for a specific class, please view the on-line Class Schedule.
***Orientation programs for graduate students are provided through students' school/program's next steps.