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 (scroll down to see the summer semester calendar).

Academic Calendar: Spring Semester 2024

Orientation  January 10, Wednesday
Spring Appointment Times January 16 – January 22
Legal Research & Writing (Instruction) January 17 – April 17
Legal Research & Writing (Final Due) April 24
Fundamentals of US Law (Instruction) January 11 – March 1
Fundamentals of US Law (Exam) March 2 – March 8
Break March 8 – March 10
Intellectual Property Law (Instruction) March 11 – April 29
Intellectual Property Law (Exam) April 30 – May 5
Business Associations (Instruction) March 11 – April 29
Business Associations (Exam) April 30 – May 5

Academic Calendar: Summer Semester 2024

LL.M. executive track students in both timelines take courses full-time in the summer at Berkeley.

Quarter 1 Orientation  May 13, Monday
Quarter 1 Instruction Begins May 14, Tuesday
Memorial Day, no classes meet May 27, Monday
Quarter 1 Final Examinations June 1-3, Saturday-Monday
Quarter 2 Orientation June 3, Monday
Quarter 2 Instruction Begins June 4, Tuesday
Juneteenth Holiday, no classes meet June 19, Wednesday
Quarter 2 Final Examinations June 22-24, Saturday-Monday
Quarter 3 Instruction Begins June 25, Tuesday
Independence Day, no classes meet July 4, Thursday
Quarter 3 Final Examinations July 13-15, Saturday-Monday
Commencement July 17, Wednesday
Quarter 4 Instruction Begins July 19, Friday
Quarter 4 Final Examinations August 7-9, Wednesday-Friday
Last day of summer semester August 12

Academic Calendar: Fall Semester 2024 | Dates Coming Soon

Only LL.M. executive track students in the remote + summer timeline take courses in the online fall semester.

First day of fall classes August
Capstone Writing Project Begins, 1 unit (online) August 
Elective coursework end of August – mid-November
Capstone Writing Project Due December
Last day of fall December