Academic Calendar - On-campus Programs

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Spring 2021 (posted 1/2/20; revised 10/2/20)
Short Format Classes January 4 (Monday) through January 15 (Friday)

1L Serving Clients Well: Foundations II
(mandatory)

January 11 (Monday) through January 15 (Friday)

Clinic Orientation January 13 (Wednesday) through January 15 (Friday)
Dates vary for each clinic. See application materials for more information about orientation sessions, if any.
First Spring Class Day January 19 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (includes Good Friday) NO CLASSES March 29 (Monday) – April 2 (Friday)
Easter Monday NO CLASSES April 5 (Monday)
Last Class Days 

April 26 (Monday) follow Monday schedule (MLK Day make-up)

April 27 (Tuesday) follow Monday schedule (Easter Monday make-up)

April 28 (Wednesday) reserved for make-up classes

Reading Period April 29 (Thursday) through May 2 (Sunday)
Exams May 3 (Monday) through May 14 (Friday)
Commencement May 16 (Sunday)

 

Summer 2021 (posted 11/4/20)
First Class Day June 1 (Tuesday)
July 4 Holiday NO CLASSES July 5 (Monday)
Last Class Day July 19 (Monday)
Final Exams July 21 (Wednesday) and July 22 (Thursday)

 

Fall 2021 (posted 11/4/20)
1L Orientation Week with Classes (mandatory) August 23 (Monday) through August 26 (Thursday)
LL.M./M.S.L. Orientation August 23 (Monday) through August 26 (Thursday)
Clinic Orientation August 25 (Wednesday) through August 27 (Friday)
Dates vary for each clinic. See application materials for more information about orientation sessions, if any.
August Intensives August 23 (Monday) through August 27 (Friday)
First Class Day August 30 (Monday)
Labor Day  NO CLASSES September 6 (Monday)
Fall Break NO CLASSES October 21 (Thursday) through October 22 (Friday)
Thanksgiving Week

November 22 (Monday) follow Monday schedule (Labor Day make-up)

November 23 (Tuesday) follow Thursday schedule (Fall break make-up)

November 24 (Wednesday) follow Friday schedule (Fall break make-up)

NO CLASSES November 25 and 26 (Thurs and Fri)

Last Class Day

December 3 (Friday)

Reading Period  December 4 (Saturday) through December 7 (Tuesday)
Exams December 8 (Wednesday) through December 21 (Tuesday)
Winter Break NO CLASSES December 22 (Wednesday) through January 2 (Sunday)

 

Spring 2022 (posted 11/4/20)
J-Term Intensives January 3 (Monday) through January 14 (Friday)

1L Serving Clients Well: Foundations II
(mandatory)

January 10 (Monday) through January 14 (Friday)

Clinic Orientation January 12 (Wednesday) through January 14 (Friday)
Dates vary for each clinic. See application materials for more information about orientation sessions, if any.
First Spring Class Day January 18 (Tuesday)
Spring Break NO CLASSES March 7 (Monday) – March 11 (Friday)
Easter Break NO CLASSES April 15 (Friday) through April 18 (Monday)
Last Class Days 

April 25 (Monday) follow Monday schedule (MLK Day make-up)

April 26 (Tuesday) follow Monday schedule (Easter Monday make-up)

April 27 (Wednesday) follow Friday schedule (Good Friday make-up)

Reading Period April 28 (Thursday) through May 1 (Sunday)
Exams May 2 (Monday) through May 13 (Friday)
Commencement May 14 (Saturday)