2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

Orientation for LLM Students Aug. 15, Monday
Fundamentals of US Law for LLM Students Aug. 17-19, Wednesday-Friday
Orientation for Transfer Students Aug. 17, Wednesday
Orientation for 1Ls Aug. 18-19, Thursday-Friday
Orientation for JSD Students Aug. 19, Friday
Instruction Begins Aug. 22, Monday
Labor Day, no classes meet Sep. 5, Monday
Last Day to Add/Drop Sep. 30, Friday
Veterans Day, no classes meet Nov. 11, Friday
Thanksgiving, no classes meet Nov. 23-25, Wednesday-Friday
Make-up day for Monday classes missed on Labor Day Nov. 28, Monday
Make-up day for Wednesday classes missed on November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving Nov. 29, Tuesday
Make-up day for Thursday classes missed on Thanksgiving Nov. 30, Wednesday
Make-up day for Friday classes missed on Veterans Day Day to be scheduled by the Registrar in consultation with the instructor
Make-up day for Friday classes missed on November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving Day to be scheduled by the Registrar in consultation with the instructor
Instruction Ends Nov. 30, Wednesday
Review Sessions/Reading Period Dec. 1-5, Thursday-Monday
Final Examinations Dec. 6-15, Tuesday-Thursday, Sat. Dec. 10 regular exam day
Fall Semester Ends Dec. 15, Thursday

Spring Semester 2017

Instruction Begins Jan. 9, Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no classes meet Jan. 16, Monday
Last Day to Add/Drop Feb. 17, Friday
Presidents Day Holiday, no classes meet Feb. 20, Monday
Cesar Chavez Holiday Mar. 31, Friday
Spring Recess, no classes meet Mar. 27-31, Monday-Friday
Make-up day for Monday classes missed on Martin Luther King Day Apr. 24, Monday
Make-up day for Monday classes missed on Presidents Day Apr. 25, Tuesday
Instruction Ends Apr. 25, Tuesday
Review Sessions/Reading Period Apr. 26-28, Wednesday-Friday
Final Examinations May 1-10, Monday-Wednesday, Sat. May 6 regular exam day
Spring Semester Ends May 10, Wednesday
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