Key Dates

Calendars are subject to change without notice.

* On Tuesday, following Fall Recess, classes will meet according to the Monday Fall Term schedule (not applicable in Fall Term 2020).

** On the first Wednesday of the Winter term, classes will meet according to the Monday Winter Term schedule.

† Grades are posted on a rolling basis to transcripts. All grades are ordinarily released within one week after the professors' grading deadline.


  • Fall Term 2021
    Orientation Week August 23-27, Monday-Friday
    Classes Begin August 30, Monday
    Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) September 6, Monday
    Registration and Drop/Add Ends September 7, Tuesday
    Fall Recess Begins October 16, Saturday
    Classes Resume* October 19, Tuesday
    Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) November 24-26, Wednesday-Friday
    Classes Resume November 29, Monday
    Last Class Day December 3, Friday
    Last Day to Drop or Add a Class December 3, Friday
    Final Exam Study Days** December 4 - 7, Saturday - Tuesday
    Examinations Begin December 8, Wednesday
    Examinations End December 17, Friday
    Grades Due (Faculty) January 14, Friday
    Grades Posted to Transcript (Registrar)† January 21, Friday
    P/F Elections Deadline January 28, Friday
  • Winter Term 2022
    Classes Begin Jan 12, Wednesday (Monday Classes Meet)
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance (Classes Suspended for Special Programs) Jan 17, Monday
    Registration and Drop/Add Ends Jan 20, Thursday
    Winter Break Feb 26 - March 6, Saturday-Sunday
    Last Class Day April 20, Wednesday
    Last Day to Drop or Add a Class April 20, Wednesday
    Final Exam Study Days** April 21-25, Thursday - Monday
    Examinations Begin April 26, Tuesday
    Examinations End May 5, Thursday
    Law School Senior Day May 6, Friday
    Grades Due (Faculty) TBA
    Grades Posted to Transcript (Registrar)† TBA
    P/F Election Deadline TBA