School of Law Academic Calendar

2018-19 Academic Calendar

Summer 2018

May 14 Monday Classes begin
June 28 Thursday Last day to withdraw from courses; last day of classes
June 29-July 1 Fri-Sun Reading period
July 2-5 Mon-Thurs Examination period
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day—university holiday; no classes

Fall 2018

August 15-16 Wed-Thurs Business Literacy Bootcamp (for rising 2Ls)
August 17-18 Fri-Sat First Year Orientation
August 20 Monday Classes begin
August 24 Friday Last day to add classes
September 3 Monday Labor Day—university holiday; no classes
September 19 Wednesday Yom Kippur—university holiday; no classes
November 20 Tuesday Classes meet on Wednesday schedule
November 21-25 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Recess
November 30 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses; last day of classes
December 1-4 Sat-Tue Reading period/class makeups
December 5-18 Wed-Tue Examination period
December 19 Wednesday Exam makeup day for weather related postponements; last day for graduating students to complete course work
Dec. 20-Jan. 1 Thurs-Tue Holiday Recess

Spring 2019

January 3-4 Thurs-Fri Gateway to Practice program (for 1Ls)
January 7 Monday Classes begin
January 11 Friday Last day to add classes
January 14 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day—university holiday; no classes
March 9-17 Sat-Sun Spring Recess
April 13 Saturday Business of Law program (for 3Ls and 4Ls)
April 19 Friday Good Friday—university holiday; no classes
April 23 Tuesday Classes meet on a Friday schedule; last day of classes; last day to withdraw from courses
April 24-28 Wed-Sun Reading period/class makeups
April 29-May 10 Mon-Fri Examination period
May 10 Friday Last day for graduating students to complete coursework
May 12 Sunday Commencement