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Law School Academic Calendars

2015–2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

Orientation Week of August 17

Monday, August 24 First day of classes

Monday, September 7, Labor Day

Monday, October 12, Columbus Day

Tuesday, October 13, Monday Class Schedule

Wednesday-Friday, November 25–27, Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 4, Last Day of Classes

Saturday-Tuesday, December 5–8, December Reading Period

Wednesday-Friday, December 9–18, Exam Period (19 as snow make-up day)

Spring 2016

Tuesday, January 5, First Day of Class

Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King Day

Wednesday, January 20, Monday Class Schedule

Monday, February 15, Presidents Day (Snow day make-up if needed)

Thursday, February 18, Monday Schedule

February 29 – March 4, Spring Break

March 7, Classes Resume

Monday, April 18, Patriot’s Day

Tuesday, April 19, Monday Schedule

Thursday, April 21, Last Day of Classes

Reading Period, Friday April 22–Monday April 25

Exam Period, Tuesday April 26–Tuesday May 10

Friday, May 20, Commencement 


2016–2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Week of August 15, First-Year Orientation:  Introduction to Law Class

Monday, August 22, Classes Begin

Friday, August 26, Add-Drop Period Ends

Monday, September 5, Labor Day (No classes)

Monday, October 10, Columbus Day  (No classes)

Tuesday, October 11, Monday Schedule

Wednesday-Sunday, November 23-27, Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 2, Classes End

Saturday-Tuesday, December 3-6, Reading Period

Wednesday-Friday, December 7-16, Exam Period

Saturday, December 17, Possible snow exam make-up day

Spring 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Classes Begin

Saturday, January 7, Exam Make-up Day (if needed)

Tuesday, January 10, Add-Drop Ends

Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

Friday, January 20, Monday Schedule

Thursday, February 16, Monday Schedule

Monday, February 20, Presidents’ Day (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Monday-Friday, February 27-March 3, Spring Break

Monday, March 6, Classes Resume

Wednesday, March 15, Deadline for Division Transfer Requests

Monday, April 17, Patriot’s Day  (No classes, unless needed for snow make-up)

Wednesday, April 19, Monday Schedule

Friday, April 21, Classes End

Saturday-Tuesday, April 22-25, Reading Period

Wednesday-Monday, April 26-May 8, Exam Period

Friday, May 19, Commencement