Academic Calendar at a Glance

Fall | Intersession | Spring | Summer

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016 2016/2017
FALL SEMESTER 2015 2016
Faculty Due Back 8/20 Th 8/18 Th
Orientation Begins 8/22 Sa 8/20 Sa
Classes/Late Registration Begin 8/25 T 8/23 T
Law Orientation Begins 8/17 M 8/15 M
Law Classes Begin 8/24 M 8/22 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 8/31 M 8/29 M
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) 9/7 M 9/5 M
Census Date** 9/11 F 9/9 F
Fall Break (No Classes) 10/19-20 M-T 10/17-18 M-T
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 11/6 F 11/4 F
Spring Continuing Student Registration 11/9-12/2 M-W 11/7-30 M-W
Thanksgiving Recess 11/26-27 Th-F 11/24-25 Th-F
Last Day of Classes 12/9 W 12/7 W
Law Last Day of Classes 12/2 W 11/30 W
Study/Review Day 12/10 Th 12/8 Th
Final Examination Period 12/11-17 F-Th 12/9-15 F-Th
Law Final Examination Period 12/7-19 M-Sa 12/5-17 M-Sa
Mid-Year Commencement 12/18 F 12/16 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/4 M 1/3 T
INTERSESSION 2016 2017
Classes Begin 1/4 M 1/3 T
Martin Luther King Day Holiday (No classes) 1/18 M 1/16 M
Classes/Exams End 1/22 F 1/20 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/29 F 1/27 F
SPRING SEMESTER 2016 2017
Orientation Begins 1/22 F 1/20 F
Classes/Late Registration Begin 1/25 M 1/23 M
Law Classes Begin 1/11 M 1/9 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 1/29 F 1/27 F
Census Date** 2/12 F 2/10 F
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No classes) 2/15 M 2/20 M
Law Spring Break 3/7-11 M-F 3/6-10 M-F
Spring Break 3/14-18 M-F 3/13-17 M-F
Easter Holiday begins at 4:00 P.M. * 3/24 Th 4/13 Th
Easter Holiday (No classes) 3/25 F 4/14 F
Holy Thursday Canceled Classes Meet * 4/8 F 4/21 F
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 4/11 M 4/10 M
Fall Continuing Student Registration 4/11-6/24 M-F 4/10-6/23 M-F
Last Day of Classes 5/12 Th 5/11 Th
Law Last Day of Classes
4/27 W 4/26 W
Study/Review Day 5/13 F 5/12 F
Law Final Examination Period 5/2-19 M-Th 5/1-18 M-Th
Final Examination Period 5/14-19 Sa-Th 5/13-18 Sa-Th
Commencement Mass 5/19 Th 5/18 Th
Commencements 5/19-21 Th-Sa 5/18-20 Th-Sa
Last Day to Submit Grades 5/26 Th 5/25 Th
SUMMER SESSIONS 2016 2017
Session I (12 week session) 5/23-8/12 M-F 5/22-8/11 M-F
Session II (6 week session) 5/23-7/1 M-F 5/22-6/30 M-F
Session III (6 week session) 7/5-8/12 T-F 7/3-8/11 T-F
Session IV (3 week session) 5/23-6/10 M-F 5/22-6/9 M-F
Session V (3 week session) 6/13-7/1 M-F 6/12-30 M-F
Session VI (3 week session) 7/5-7/22 T-F 7/3-21 T-F
Session VII (3 week session) 7/25-8/12 M-F 7/24-8/11 M-F
Law Summer Session 6/6-7/28 M-Th 6/5-7/27 M-Th
Last Day to Submit Grades 8/19 F 8/18 F
SUMMER HOLIDAYS    
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes) 5/30 M 5/29 M
Independence Day Holiday (No classes) 7/4 M 7/4 T

* 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.