Academic Calendars

Academic Calendars

Check the academic calendar regularly for pertinent schedule information (updated 10/20/2016)

2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

FALL

Orientation LL.M. & Master Students Aug. 23-25 TBA TBA
Orientation JD Students Aug. 23-25 Aug. 22-24 Aug. 12-23
Classes Begin Aug. 29 Aug. 28 Aug. 27
Last Day to Add/Drop Classes Sept. 7 Sept. 6 Sept. 5
Labor Day - Labor Day - No Classes Sept. 5 Sept. 4 Sept. 3
Last Day to Elect S/U Grading Sept. 9 Sept. 8 Sept. 7
Last Day to Reschedule an Exam Oct. 3 Oct. 2 Oct. 1
Class Makeup for Veteran's Day Tues. 11/8 = Friday Schedule Tues. 11/14 = Friday Schedule Tues 11/13 = Monday Schedule
Veteran's Day - No Classes Fri., Nov 11 Fri., Nov 10 Mon., Nov 12
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 23, 24 and 25 Nov. 22, 23 and 24 Nov. 21, 22 and 23
Classes End Dec. 9 Dec. 8 Dec. 7
Reading & Exam Period Dec. 10-23 Dec. 9-22 Dec. 10-21
Semester Break Dec. 24 - Jan. 17 Dec. 23 - Jan. 16 Dec. 22 - Jan. 13
Intersession Class Jan. 9-13 Jan. 8-12 Jan. 7-12

SPRING

Classes Begin

Jan. 17

Jan. 16

Jan. 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan. 16 Jan. 15 Jan. 21
Monday schedule: 8:30, 10:30 and 1:00 Saturday, Jan. 21 Saturday, Jan. 20 Saturday, Jan. 19
Monday schedule 3:00 & 5:00 or later Saturday, Jan. 28 Saturday, Jan. 27 Saturday, Jan. 26
Last Day to Add/Drop classes Jan. 25 Jan. 24 Jan. 23
Last Day to Elect S/U Grading Jan. 27 Jan. 26 Jan. 25
Winter Break Feb. 27 - March 3 Feb. 26 - March 2 Feb. 25 - March 1
Last Day to Reschedule an Exam March 10 March 5 March 4
Classes End April 28 April 27 April 26
Reading & Exam Period April 29 - May 12 April 28 - May 11 April 27 - May 10
Graduation May 20 May 19 May 18

Summer

Advanced Patent Institute See website See website See website
IP Summer Institute See website See website See website
Sports and Entertainment Law See website See website See website

*this calendar is subject to change