Academic Calendar

Download the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 Semester Calendar 

FALL SEMESTER     2022

1L ORIENTATION BEGINS

 

    Aug 5
CAMPBELL ADVANTAGE (MANDATORY FOR 1LS)     Aug 8-12
CLASSES BEGIN    

Aug 15

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW AND RECEIVE TUITION REFUND; TO ADD A COURSE; TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTIVE GRADING AND INDEPENDENT STUDY FORMS     Aug 19 by 4:00pm
LABOR DAY (NO CLASSES)     Sept 5
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT CHARACTER AND FITNESS REPORTS, DUAL DEGREE UPDATES, WORK FORMS     Sept 6
LAST DAY TO DROP A CLASS     Sept 6 by 4:00pm
FALL BREAK (NO CLASSES)     Oct 5-7
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW WITHOUT TRIGGERING FAILING GRADE ON TRANSCRIPT     Oct 24
LAST DAY OF CLASSES     Nov 22

 

 

   

THANKSGIVING

 

 

 

 

Nov 24

READING DAYS     Nov 23-27
EXAM PERIOD BEGINS     Nov 28
EXAM SATURDAY     Dec 3
EXAM PERIOD ENDS     Dec 9

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT GRADES FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 14 at Noon

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT FINALIZED FALL SEMESTER GRADES TO REGISTRAR

 

 

Jan 2, 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
       
       

Spring 2023 Semester Calendar 

SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

2023

 

CLASSES BEGIN

 

 

Jan 5

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW AND RECEIVE TUITION REFUND; TO ADD A COURSE; TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTIVE GRADING AND INDEPENDENT STUDY FORMS

 

 

Jan 9 at 4:00pm

MARTIN LUTHER KING

HOLIDAY (NO CLASSES)

   

Jan 16

LAST DAY TO DROP A CLASS

   

Jan 30

SPRING BREAK

(NO CLASSES)

 

 

 

Mar 13-17

 

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW WITHOUT TRIGGERING FAILING GRADE ON TRANSCRIPT

 

 

 

Mar 20

EASTER HOLIDAY

*Good Friday

 

 

April 7

LAST DAY OF CLASS

 

 

April 19

READING DAYS

 

 

April 20-23

EXAM PERIOD BEGINS

 

 

April 24

EXAM SATURDAY

 

 

April 29

EXAM PERIOD ENDS

 

 

May 5

GRADES DUE FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

 

 

May 8 at Noon

LAW SCHOOL GRADUATION

 

 

May 12

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT FINAL SPRING SEMESTER GRADES TO REGISTRAR

 

 

 

 

 

May 19 at Noon

Summer 2023 Semester Calendar 

SUMMER SEMESTER

2023

2024

2025

CLASSES BEGIN

May 24

TBD

TBD

LAST DAY TO DROP/ADD

Course-dependent

Course-dependent

Course-dependent

LAST DAY OF EXAMS

Various; latest by 7/21

Various; latest by TBD

Various; latest by TBD

 

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT FINALIZED GRADES FOR SUMMER SEMESTER TO REGISTRAR

Aug. 7

TBD

TBD

 

 

 

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Fall 2021 Semester Calendar

Date   Event

Aug. 6

Aug. 9-13

 

IL Orientation Begins

 

Campbell Advantage (Mandatory for 1Ls)

Aug. 16   Classes begin.
Aug. 20  

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund.

The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Students who withdraw from law school after 4 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after Aug. 13, 2018) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Sept. 6   Labor Day (No Classes)
Sept. 8   Deadline to submit character and fitness reports and dual degree updates.
Sept. 8   Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to drop a course.
Oct. 6-8   Fall Break (No Classes)
Oct. 25   Withdrawal from a course after today, unless permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.
Nov. 23   Last Day of Classes
     
Nov. 25, 26   Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 24-28   Reading Days
Nov. 29   Exam period begins.
Dec. 13

 

Last day to submit grades for December graduates (Noon). 
Jan. 1, 2022   Last day to submit finalized fall semester grades to registrar.

Spring 2022 Semester Calendar

Date   Event

Jan. 6

  Classes begin.

Jan. 10

 

 

Jan. 12

 

 

 

Jan. 12

 

 

 

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund. The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer (currently Lisa Clark), and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Students who withdraw from law school after 4 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Jan. 17   Martin Luther King Holiday (No classes).
Jan. 31   Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to drop a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop/add” form (required to drop a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Withdrawing from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs will trigger the reflection of a grade of “W” [for “Withdraw”] on the transcript.

March 14-18   Spring Break (No classes)
March 21   Withdrawal from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.

April 15

 

 

 

 

Good Friday/EASTER HOLIDAY (No classes).

 

April 20   Last day of class.
April 21-24   Reading Days
April 25   Exam period begins.
May 7  

Exam period ends.

May 9   All 3L grades due (noon).
May 13   Law School Graduation.
May 20   Last day to submit finalized spring semester grades to registrar (noon).

Summer 2022 Semester Schedule

 Date    Event
May 23   Classes begin.
July 22  

All final exams will conclude no later than July 22.* Subject to change.

 

Download the 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2019 Semester Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
August 9,  12-16 Friday, Monday-Friday IL Orientation
Aug. 19 Monday Classes begin.
Aug. 23 Friday

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund.

The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer (currently Lisa Clark), and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington). Students who withdraw from law school after 4:00 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after August 13, 2018) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Sept. 2 Monday Labor Day (no classes)
Sept. 3  Tuesday Deadline to submit character and fitness reports and dual degree updates.
Sept. 6 Wednesday Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to drop a course.
Oct. 9-11 Wednesday – Friday Fall break (no classes).
Oct. 25 Friday Withdrawal from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.
Nov. 26 Tuesday Make-up day for Tuesday/Thursday classes.
Nov. 27 Wednesday Make-up day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes.  
Nov. 28  Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 29 -Dec. 2 Thursday – Monday Reading days.
Dec. 3 Tuesday Exam period begins.
Dec. 13 Friday Exam period ends.
Jan. 2, 2020 Wednesday Last day to submit finalized fall semester grades to registrar.

Spring 2020 Semester Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
Jan. 6 Monday Classes begin.
Jan. 10 Friday

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund. The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer (currently Lisa Clark), and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington). Students who withdraw from law school after 4:00 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Jan. 20 Monday Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes).
Jan. 17 Friday Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to drop a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop/add” form (required to drop a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Withdrawing from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger the reflection of a grade of “W” [for “Withdraw”] on the transcript.

March 9-13 Monday – Friday Spring break (no classes)
March 27 Friday Withdrawal from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.

April 10

Friday

 

EASTER HOLIDAY 

 

April 16 Thursday Last day of class.
April 17-20 Saturday-Monday Reading days.
April 21 Tuesday Exam period begins.
May 1 Friday Exam period ends.
May 4 Monday All 3L grades due.
May 8 Friday Law School Graduation.
May 15 Saturday Last day to submit finalized spring semester grades to registrar.

Summer 2020 Semester Schedule

 Date Day of Week  Event
TBA TBA Classes begin.
TBA TBA All final exams will conclude no later than July 22.* Subject to change

 


Download the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2018 Semester Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
August 3,  6-10 Friday, Monday-Friday IL Orientation
Aug. 13 Monday Classes begin.
Aug. 17 Friday

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund.

The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer (currently Lisa Clark), and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington). Students who withdraw from law school after 4:00 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after August 13, 2018) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Sept. 3 Monday Labor Day (no classes)
Sept. 4  Tuesday Deadline to submit character and fitness reports and dual degree updates.
Sept. 5 Wednesday Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to drop a course.
Oct. 3-5 Wednesday – Friday Fall break (no classes; classes will be made up on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21, respectively).
Oct. 26 Friday Withdrawal from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.
Nov. 20 Tuesday Make-up day for Tuesday/Thursday classes.
Nov. 21 Wednesday Make-up day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes.  
Nov. 22  Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 23-26 Thursday – Monday Reading days.
Nov. 27 Tuesday Exam period begins.
Dec. 7 Friday Exam period ends.
Jan. 2 Wednesday Last day to submit finalized fall semester grades to registrar.

Spring 2019 Semester Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
Jan. 7 Monday Classes begin.
Jan. 11 Friday

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to withdraw from law school and receive any tuition refund. The withdrawal form must be completed by the law student, law school financial aid officer (currently Lisa Clark), and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington). Students who withdraw from law school after 4:00 p.m. today will receive no tuition refund and will receive a grade of “W” [for “Withdrew”] for each course on his or her transcript.

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to add a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop / add” form (required to add a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar a descriptive grading form (fully completed and executed by the student, the relevant faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to submit to the Registrar an “Independent Study” form” (fully completed and executed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs [currently Professor Sarah Ludington]).

Jan. 21 Monday Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes).
TBD TBD Last day (4:00 p.m. deadline) to drop a course. Student must submit to the Registrar a “drop/add” form (required to drop a course on or after January 3, 2019) fully completed and executed by the student and the relevant professor (the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, currently Professor Sarah Ludington, may sign on behalf of an adjunct professor).

Withdrawing from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger the reflection of a grade of “W” [for “Withdraw”] on the transcript.

March 11-15 Monday – Friday Spring break (no classes).
March 29 Friday Withdrawal from a course after today, if permitted by both the relevant professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (currently Professor Sarah Ludington) will trigger a failing grade on the transcript.
April 18 Thursday  Last day of class.
April 19 Friday Good Friday observance (no classes).  
April 20-22 Saturday-Monday Reading days.
April 23 Tuesday Exam period begins.
May 3 Friday Exam period ends.
May 6 Monday All 3L grades due.
May 10 Friday Law School Graduation.
May 18 Saturday Last day to submit finalized spring semester grades to registrar.

Summer 2019 Semester Schedule

 Date Day of Week  Event
May 20 Monday Classes begin.
    All final exams will conclude no later than July 22.