Academic Calendar

The hybrid option spans one calendar year and includes three terms, spring, summer, and fall. The spring term is online. The summer term is in residence. The fall term is online.

Overall Academic Calendar: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018

Orientation for Spring Term (online) December 21, 2017
Fundamentals of US Law Begins (online)

January 4, 2018  

Instruction Jan 4-Feb 16
Final February 20-26

Fundamentals of US Law Ends February 26  
Introduction to Intellectual Property Law Begins (online)

March 8

Instruction Mar 8-Apr 26
Final April 27-May 3

Introduction to Intellectual Property Law Ends May 3
Orientation for Summer Term (in Berkeley) May 14
Summer Term Begins (in Berkeley) May 15
Commencement (in Berkeley) July 23
Summer Term Ends August 13
Capstone Writing Project Begins (online) August 20
Fall Online Course Begins (online)  September 10
Fall Online Course Ends  October 8
Capstone Writing Project Due  December 5


Detailed Academic Calendar: Summer Term 2018

The summer term is divided into 4 quarters, each three weeks long. Hybrid option students enroll in all 4 quarters. 

Courses are intensive, each 1-3 weeks in duration, followed immediately by a final exam. Because of the intensive format, students complete on average 1-2 courses every 3 weeks. 

Orientation  May 14, Monday
Quarter 1 Instruction Begins May 15, Tuesday
Memorial Day, no classes meet May 28, Monday
Quarter 1 Final Examinations June 4, Monday
Quarter 2 Instruction Begins  June 6, Wednesday
Quarter 2 Final Examinations

June 25, Monday

Quarter 3 Instruction Begins June 27, Wednesday
Independence Day extended holiday, no classes meet July 4-6, Wednesday-Friday
Quarter 3 Final Examinations July 20, Friday
Commencement July 23, Monday
Quarter 4 Instruction Begins July 25, Wednesday
Quarter 4 Final Examinations August 10-13, Friday-Monday