Academic Calendar

Spring 2021

January 4 (M)Daily Waitlist Seat Offers Begin
January 11 (M)First Day of Instruction
January 14 (TH)Last Waitlist Seat Offer. Waitlists close.
January 17 (Su)Add/Drop Ends. Last Day to Add Classes or Drop classes with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permission must be obtained to drop the course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript).
January 18 (M)Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes)
January 19 (T)Tuesday is treated as a Monday.
(Tuesday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet at their regular times. Makeup for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday).
February 14 (Su)Last day to file Intent to Complete the Writing Requirement Through a Seminar form to the Records Office
February 15 (M)Presidents' Day Holiday (No Classes)
March 8 (M) – March 12 (F)Spring Break (No Classes)
March 12(F)Administrative Offices Closed
March 26 (F)Cesar Chavez Holiday Observed (No Classes)
March 29 (M)Summer 2021 Registration Begins (9:00 a.m.) Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
April 21 (W) Last Day of Instruction. Wednesday Treated as a Friday (Wednesday classes don't meet. Friday classes meet at their regularly scheduled time. Makeup date for Cesar Chavez Holiday)
April 22 (Th) – April 26 (M)Reading Period
April 27 (T) - May 12 (W)Exam Period (NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, take-home exams are due on Tuesday, May 11 by 11:59 PM)
May 15 (Sa)Commencement

Summer 2021

May 16 (Su)11:59 p.m., Last Day to Add/Drop Classes for Summer Session 1 (SS1) and Summer Full Session (FS) with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permissions must be obtained to drop the course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript.)
May 17 (M) – June 24 (Th)Summer Session 1 (6 Weeks)
May 17 (M) - August 12 (Th)Full Session Summer Session (13 Weeks)
May 31 (M)Memorial Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
June 24 (Th)Summer Session 1 Last Day of Instruction
June 25 (F)Summer Session 1 Reading Period
June 28 (M) - June 29 (T)Summer Session 1 Final Exam Period
July 5 (M)Independence Day Holiday Observed. (No Classes). 11:59 p.m., Last Day to Add/Drop Classes for Summer Session 2 (SS2) with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permissions must be obtained to drop the course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript.)
July 6 (T) - August 12 (Th)Summer Session 2 (6 Weeks)
August 12 (Th)Last day of Instruction for Summer Session 2 and Full Session
August 13 (F)Summer Session 2 & Full Session Reading Period
August 16 (M) - August 18 (W)Summer Session 2 & Full Session Final Exam Period

Fall 2021

August 8 (Su) - August 13 (F)LEOP Orientation
August 9 (M) - August 20 (F) LL.M. Orientation
August 10 (T) - August 20 (F) (Tentative)MSL Orientation
August 16 (M) - August 19 (Th) JD Orientation
August 18 (W) - August 20 (F)Foreign Exchange Orientation
August 16 (M)Fall Waitlist Seats Offered Daily
August 23 (M)First Day of Instruction
August 25 (F)Waitlist Closed and Cleared (5 p.m.)
August 29 (Su)Fall 2021 Add/Drop Ends (11:59 p.m.) Last day to Add or Drop Classes with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permission must be obtained to drop a course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript).
September 6 (M)Labor Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
November 11 (Th)Veteran's Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
November 23 (T)Last day of Instruction. Tuesday is treated as Thursday. (Tuesday classes do not meet. Thursday classes are held during normal times. Make-up for Veteran's Day)
November 24 (W) – November 29 (M)Reading Period
November 25 (Th) – November 26 (F)Thanksgiving Holiday Observed (No Classes)
November 30 (T) – December 15 (W)Final Exam Period

Spring 2022

January 10 (M) First Day of Instruction
January 16 (Su)11:59 p.m., Add/Drop Ends. Last day to Add or Drop Classes with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permission must be obtained to drop a course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript).
January 17 (M)Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observed (No Classes)
February 21 (M)Presidents' Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
February 22 (T)Tuesday is Treated as a Monday. (Tuesday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet at their regular times. Makeup for Presidents' Day Holiday).
March 7 (M) - March 11 (F)Spring Break (No Classes)
March 11 (F)Administrative Offices Closed (No Classes)
March 25 (F)Cesar Chavez Holiday Observed (No Classes)
April 20 (W)Last Day of Instruction.
Wednesday is Treated as a Friday. (Wednesday classes do not meet. Friday classes meet at their regular times. Makeup for Cesar Chavez Holiday).
April 21 (Th) - April 26 (T)Reading Period
April 27 (W) - May 12 (Th)Final Exam Period
TBDCommencement

Summer 2022

May 15 (Su)11:59 p.m., Last Day to Add/Drop Classes for Summer Session 1 (SS1) and Summer Full Session (FS) with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permissions must be obtained to drop the course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript.)
May 16 (M) – June 23 (Th)Summer Session 1 (6 Weeks)
May 16 (M) - August 11 (Th)Summer Full Session (13 weeks)
May 30 (M)Memorial Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
June 23 (Th)Summer Session 1 Last Day of Classes
June 24 (F)Summer Session 1 Reading Period
June 27 (M) - June 28 (T)Summer Session 1 Final Exam Period
July 4 (M)Independence Day Holiday Observed.
11:59 p.m., Last Day to Add/Drop Classes for Summer Session 2 (SS2) with a 100% Tuition Refund. (After this date the instructor's permissions must be obtained to drop the course. A grade of "W" will appear on the transcript.)
July 5 (T) - August 11 (Th)Summer Session 2 (6 Weeks)
August 11 (Th)Summer Session 2 and Summer Full Session - Last Day of Instructions
August 12 (F)Summer Session 2 & Summer Full Session Reading Period
August 16 (M) - August 17 (T)Summer Session 2 & Full Session Final Exam Period

*Dates subject to change