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Academic Calendar

Download a PDF of the 2021-2022 calendar.

The Law School reserves the right to alter this calendar.

Summer 2021

July 26
until July 30
Regional Interview Program (CA, TX, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami)
All Day
July 29
Transfer Orientation
All Day
August 2
LL.M. Orientation
All Day
August 2
until August 6
On-Campus Interview Program
All Day
August 2
until September 3
LLM Pre-Term Program (Foundations exam – Friday, Sept 3)
All Day
September 1
until September 3
First-Year Orientation (tentative)
All Day

Fall 2021

August 2
until September 3
LLM Pre-Term Program (Foundations exam – Friday, Sept 3)
All Day
September 1
until September 3
First-Year Orientation (tentative)
All Day
September 6
Labor Day: No Classes
All Day
September 9
Fall Law Classes Begin
All Day
September 10
Follow Wednesday Schedule
All Day
September 24
Faculty Retreat – Class Will Not Meet
All Day
October 22
Q-I Classes End
All Day
October 25
Q-II Classes Begin
All Day
November 1
until November 5
Public Interest Week (14th Annual)
All Day
November 25
until November 26
Thanksgiving Recess: Classes Will Not Meet
All Day
December 10
Law Classes End
All Day
December 11
until December 12
UL Reading Period
All Day
December 11
until December 14
1L Reading Period
All Day
December 13
until December 22
Fall Exams (1L exams begin Wednesday, Dec 15)
All Day
December 23
Make-up Exams
All Day
December 24
Winter Recess Begins
All Day

Notes
*First-year students are advised that membership on the Law Review, and many of the Journals is determined through participation in a writing competition, tentatively scheduled from May 10 to May 20. Details will be announced in March 2021.

**Faculty are reminded that grades for all graduating students are due by 9 a.m. on Monday, May 10, and that the faculty meeting to vote degrees will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 14. Other grades are due one month after the exam.

*** In some years, special credit-bearing programs are scheduled across spring break. Details on any such programs will be announced in Fall.

Law School Graduation and Reception dates are tentative and subject to change.