The executive track is comprised of a choice among semesters outside of the traditional academic year. Students in the LL.M. executive track remote + summer take courses over a calendar year, starting in the spring semester, continuing in the summer semester, and ending in the fall semester. Students in the LL.M. executive track two summers timeline take courses only in summer semesters (click here to jump to the summer semester calendar).
Academic Calendar: Online Spring Semester 2023
Only LL.M. executive track students in the remote + summer timeline take courses in the online spring semester.
|Orientation for Remote + Summer (online)||January 11, 2023|
|First day of spring classes||January 12|
|Fundamentals of U.S. Law, 3 units (online)||
Instruction Jan 12 – Mar 2
Final Mar 3 – 9
|Legal Research & Writing, 1 unit (online)||
Instruction Jan 17 – Apr 24
|Intellectual Property Law, 3 units or Business Associations, 3 units (online)||
Instruction Mar 13 – May 1
Final May 2 – 7
|Last day of spring||May 7|
LL.M. executive track students in both timelines take courses full-time in the summer at Berkeley.
|Quarter 1 Orientation||May 15, Monday|
|Quarter 1 Instruction Begins||May 16, Tuesday|
|Memorial Day, no classes meet||May 29, Monday|
|Quarter 1 Final Examinations||June 3-5, Saturday-Monday|
|Quarter 2 Orientation||June 5, Monday|
|Quarter 2 Instruction Begins||June 6, Tuesday|
|Juneteenth Holiday, no classes meet||June 19, Monday|
|Quarter 2 Final Examinations||June 24-26, Saturday-Monday|
|Quarter 3 Instruction Begins||June 27, Tuesday|
|Independence Day, no classes meet||July 4, Tuesday|
|Quarter 3 Final Examinations||July 15-17, Saturday-Monday|
|Commencement||July 19, Wednesday|
|Quarter 4 Instruction Begins||July 21, Friday|
|Quarter 4 Final Examinations||August 9-11, Wednesday-Friday|
|Last day of summer semester||August 14|
Academic Calendar: Online Fall Semester 2023*
*The Fall 2023 calendar is not yet confirmed and is subject to change.
Only LL.M. executive track students in the remote + summer timeline take courses in the online fall semester.
|First day of fall classes||mid-August|
|Capstone Writing Project Begins, 1 unit (online)||mid-August|
|Elective coursework||end of August – end of November|
|Capstone Writing Project Due||early December|
|Last day of fall||early December|