Fall 2017-Summer 2018 Academic Calendar

Updated 7/13/2017

Fall Semester 2017

  • Tuesday, August 22: School of Law entering students begin (changed from 8/21 due to solar eclipse)
  • Monday, August 28: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Monday, September 4: Labor day (offices closed, no classes)
  • Friday, September 8: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Tuesday, October 31: Last day to file Application for Degree for Spring/Summer Graduates
  • Monday, November 6: Advance Web Registration begins for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018
  • Wednesday, November 22: Thanksgiving student recess begins (no classes)
  • Thursday, November 23: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Friday, November 24: Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed)
  • Thursday, November 30: Last Day to Change from Grade Status to Audit
  • Friday, December 1: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Monday, December 4: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Tuesday, December 5: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, December 15: School of Law Final Examinations end; SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT
  • Monday, December 25-January 1, 2016: WINTER HOLIDAY (University closed)

Spring Semester 2018

  • Tuesday, January 9: School of Law entering students begin
  • Monday, January 15: Martin Luther King Day (offices closed; no classes)
  • Tuesday, January 16: School of Law CLASSES BEGIN (returning law students)
  • Friday, January 26: Last day to enroll without a late fee; PAYMENT DEADLINE; Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Monday, March 19: SPRING RECESS BEGINS
  • Monday, March 26: Classes Resume
  • Friday, March 30: Last day to file Application for Degree for Fall Graduates
  • Monday, April 9: Advance Web Registration begins for Fall 2018
  • Tuesday, April 24: Last day to change from grade status to audit
  • Wednesday, April 25: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Thursday, April 26: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Friday, April 27: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Saturday, April 28: School of Law Final Examinations begin
  • Friday, May 11: School of Law Final Examinations end
  • Saturday, May 12: SCHOOL OF LAW COMMENCEMENT

Summer Semester 2018

  • Sunday, May 13 to Saturday, May 19: Intensive Trial Advocacy Program
  • Monday, May 21: SOL first summer session and 12-week session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Monday, May 28: Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Monday, June 25: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Tuesday, June 26: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Wednesday, June 27-Thursday, June 28: Exams
  • Thursday, June 28: End of first 6-week session
  • Wednesday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday (offices closed)
  • Thursday, July 5: SOL second summer session CLASSES BEGIN
  • Tuesday, August 7: LAST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Wednesday, August 8: Reading Day (no classes)
  • Thursday, August 9-Friday, August 10: Exams
  • Friday, August 10: End of second summer session and 12-week session classes