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2013 - 2014 Academic Calendar

The Law School reserves the right to alter this calendar.


FALL 2013

August 6 

OCR Kick-Off meeting (mandatory for 2Ls, suggested for 3Ls)

August 7-14  On-Campus Recruiting
August 15-30 Upper-level Call back Period
August 28 - 30

1st Year Registration and Orientation

Sept. 2 Labor Day: No Classes
Sept. 3 Fall Classes Begin: 1L, 2L, 3L & LLM
Sept. 23 Faculty Retreat: Upper-level Classes Will Not Meet
Sept. 23 1L Professionalism Program Classes
Oct. 18 Q-I Classes End: 2L, 3L & LLM
Oct. 21    Q-II Classes Begin: 2L, 3L & LLM
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving Recess: No Classes
Dec. 6   Classes End
Dec. 7-9 Reading Period
Dec. 10-20  Fall Examinations
Dec. 21 Winter Recess Begins

 

SPRING 2014

Jan. 13

Spring Term Classes Begin: 1L, 2L, 3L & LLM

Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day: Classes Will Not Meet
February 28 Q-III Classes End: 2L, 3L & LLM
March 3 QIV Classes Begin: 2L, 3L, LLM
March 8 Spring Recess Begins at the end of classes***
March 17 All Classes Resume
April 25 Classes End
April 26-28 Reading Period
April 29-May 9 Spring Examinations
May 18   Law School Graduation: The Academy of Music:  Noon to 2:15 pm
May 19  University-Wide Graduation Ceremony, Franklin Field: 9:00 am

 

SUMMER 2014 PROGRAM FOR LLMs

July 25 LLM Registration and Orientation 
July 28  LLM Summer Program Begins     


JULY/AUGUST 2014 REGIONAL INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
July 28

Los Angeles (Downtown); Atlanta

July 29 Los Angeles – (Century City); Dallas; Chicago
July 30 Houston; Miami
July 31 San Francisco
August 1 Menlo Park/Palo Alto

FALL 2014

August 5

OCR Kick-Off meeting (mandatory for 2Ls, suggested for 3Ls)

August 6-13 On-Campus Recruiting
August 14-29 Upper-level Call back Period
August 27 - 29

1st Year Registration and Orientation

Sept. 1 Labor Day: No Classes
Sept. 2 Fall Classes Begin: 1L, 2L, 3L & LLM
Sept. 22 Faculty Retreat: Upper-level Classes Will Not Meet
Sept. 22 1L Professionalism Program Classes
Oct. 17 Q-I Classes End: 2L, 3L & LLM
Oct. 20   Q-II Classes Begin: 2L, 3L & LLM
Nov. 27-28 Thanksgiving Recess: No Classes
Dec. 5  Classes End
Dec. 6-8 Reading Period
Dec. 9-19 Fall Examinations
Dec. 20 Winter Recess Begins

 

SPRING 2015

Jan. 12

Spring Term Classes Begin: 1L, 2L, 3L & LLM

Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Day: Classes Will Not Meet
February 27 Q-III Classes End: 2L, 3L & LLM
March 2 QIV Classes Begin: 2L, 3L, LLM
March 6 Spring Recess Begins at the end of classes***
March 16 All Classes Resume
April 24 Classes End
April 25-27 Reading Period
April 28-May 8 Spring Examinations
May 17  Penn Law Graduation, Verizon Hall: 9:00-11:15
Graduation Reception, The Law School: 1:00-3:00-pm****
May 18  University-Wide Graduation Ceremony, Franklin Field: 9:00am

 

*First-year students are advised that membership on the Law Review, and some of the Journals is determined through participation in a writing competition, tentatively scheduled from May 12 to May 22.  Details will be announced in March 2014.

**Faculty are reminded that grades for all graduating students are due by 9 a.m. on Monday, May 12, and that the faculty meeting to vote degrees will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 16.  Other grades are due one month after the exam.

***There may be an optional, intensive litigation training program for upper-level students during Spring Break.  Details will be announced in Fall.

****Law School Graduation and Reception Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change

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