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Academic Calendar

Download a PDF of the 2023-2024 calendar.

The Law School reserves the right to alter this calendar.

Fall 2023

Date Event
September 4
Labor Day Holiday: No Classes
All Day
September 5
Fall Law Classes Begin
All Day
September 22
Faculty Retreat – Classes Will Not Meet
All Day
October 20
Q-I Classes End
All Day
October 23
Q-II Classes Begin
All Day
November 13
JD/MUSA (Urban Spatial Analytics) INFO SESSION
December 1
SJD and Visiting Scholars Workshop Series
10:00am - 11:00am
December 8
Classes End
All Day
December 8
ML Orientation
All Day
December 9
until December 10
Reading Period
All Day
December 11
until December 20
Fall Exams (1L exams begin Tuesday, December 12)
All Day
December 21
Make-up Exams
All Day
December 22
Winter Recess Begins
All Day

Spring 2024

Date Event
January 15 Martin Luther King Day Holiday: No Classes All Day
January 16 Spring Law Classes Begin All Day
March 1 Q-III Classes End / Spring Recess Begins at End of Classes All Day
March 11 Q-IV Classes Begin / All Law Classes Resume All Day
April 25 Law Classes End All Day
April 26 until April 28 Reading Period All Day
April 29 until May 9 Spring Examinations All Day
May 10 Make-up Exams All Day
May 15 2L JD/MBA Summer Classes Begin All Day
May 15 ML Orientation All Day

*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.