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2014 - 2015 Academic Calendar

The Law School reserves the right to alter this calendar.

 

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