Academic Calendar

Below, please find the academic calendar for the residential programs (JD, LLM, SJD). There is a separate academic calendar for the online MSL degree and certificate programs.

Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Summer Term 2020
May 19TuesdayClasses Begin

Full Summer Term & Summer Session 1

June 19FridayClasses End

Summer Session 1

June 30TuesdayClasses Begin

Summer Session 2

July 31FridayClasses End

Summer Session 2

August 3MondayExams Begin
August 7FridayExams End
Fall Term 2020
August 10MondayJD 1L Foundations Week Begins
August 12WednesdayLLM Orientation Begins
August 17MondayClasses Begin

JD, LLM, and SJD

November 6FridayClasses End

JD, LLM, and SJD

November 7 - 9Saturday - MondayReading Days
November 10TuesdayExams Begin
November 24TuesdayExams End
November 25 - January 10Wednesday - SundayWinter Recess
December 16WednesdayFinal Grades Due
Spring Term 2021 Tentative
January 11MondayLLM Orientation Begins
January 13WednesdayClasses Begin

JD, LLM, SJD
Follow Monday Class Schedule

January 18MondayMLK Holiday

No Classes

March 8 - 12Monday - FridaySpring Break

No Classes

April 28WednesdayClasses End
April 29 - 30Thursday - FridayReading Days
May 3MondayExams Begin
May 14FridayExams End
May 16SundayHooding
May 17MondayCommencement
May 25TuesdayFinal Grades Due

Below, please find the academic calendar for the online programs (MSL Degree and Certificates). There is a separate academic calendar for the residential degree programs (JD, LLM, SJD).

Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Summer Term 2020
May 19TuesdayClasses Begin

MSL

August 7FridayClasses End

MSL

August 17MondayFinal Grades Due
Fall Term 2020
August 17MondayMSL New Student Orientation

Opens by 5:00 pm EST

August 24MondayClasses Begin

MSL

December 4FridayClasses End

MSL

December 14MondayFinal Grades Due
Spring Term 2021
January 6WednesdayMSL New Student Orientation

Opens by 5:00 pm EST

January 13WednesdayClasses Begin

MSL

April 28WednesdayClasses End

MSL

May 10MondayFinal Grades Due
May 16SundayHooding
May 17MondayCommencement