LL.M. Executive Track Academic Calendar

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 exam window Mar 3 – 9

Intellectual Property Law, 3 units or Business Associations, 3 units (online)

Instruction Mar 13 – May 1

Final exam window May 2 – 7

Last day of spring

May 7


Academic Calendar: Summer Semester 2023

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