Academic Calendar

Fall 2021

July 8 (Th) - July 9 (F)Priority Registration (9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.)
July 12 (M)Registration System Closed for Updates
July 13 (T)3L, LL.M., MSL & CSL Registration Begins (9 a.m.)
July 14 (W) 2L Registration Begins (9 a.m.)
July 15 (Th)Foreign Exchange Registration Begins (9 a.m.)
July 19 (M)Registration System Closed for Updates
July 20 (T)Add/Drop Continues for all students (9:00 a.m.). Approved part-time visitors and auditors may begin to enroll.
August 8 (Su) - August 13 (F)LEOP Orientation
August 9 (M) - August 20 (F) LL.M. Orientation
August 10 (T) - August 20 (F) MSL & CSL 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 27 (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)
September 30 (Th)Writing Requirement Filing Deadline for Fall Seminar Courses. Last Day to Submit the Intent to Complete the Writing Requirement form and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.
October 1 (F) - October 22 (F)Midterm Exam Period
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
December 24 (F) – December 27 (M)Winter Holiday
December 28 (T) – December 29 (W)Holiday Shutdown
December 30 (Th) – December 31 (F)New Year Holiday

Spring 2022

November 11 (Th) - 12 (F)Priority Registration (9 AM - 11:59 PM)
November 15 (M)1L Con Law I or Statutory Course and LR&W Registration Begins; 9 AM
November 17 (W)3L, LL.M., MSL & CSL Registration Begins; 9 AM
November 18 (Th)2L Registration Begins; 9 AM
November 19 (F)FX Foreign Exchange Registration Begins; 9 AM
November 22 (M)Add/Drop Continues for all students.

Approved part-time visitors and auditors may begin to enroll; 9 AM.
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 14 (M)Writing Requirement Filing Deadline for Spring Seminar Courses. Last Day to Submit the Intent to Complete the Writing Requirement form and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.
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
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
May 22 (Su)Commencement

Summer 2022

March 30 (W)Summer Registration Begins (9 AM)
May 12 (Th)Last Waitlist Seats Offered.
May 13 (F)5 PM, SS1 & FS waitlists closed and cleared. Students may add any open seats after 5 PM through the end of Add/Drop.
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 20 (M)Juneteenth 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
June 30 (Th)Last Waitlist Seats Offered.
July 1 (F)SS2 Waitlists Closed and Cleared (5 PM) Students may add any open seats through the end of SS2 Add/Drop.
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