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Academic Calendar

Find registration, add/drop and semester start dates below. 

  • Academic Calendar 2019-2020

    Fall Semester 2019

    August 10 – 16  
    Orientation for first year & JD transfer students

    August 19
    Fall Semester begins

    September 2
    Labor Day (no day or evening classes)

    September 3
    Last day to drop classes at 100%

    September 9
    Last day to withdraw from classes for 50% refund

    November 11
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    November 25
    Last day of Fall Semester classes
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes

    November 26-27, December 2-3
    Reading days

    November 28 – 29 
    Thanksgiving Holiday observed

    December 4-December 18
    Final examination period

    December 18
    Last day of Fall Semester and degree date for Fall graduates

    December 19
    Graduation Ceremony

    Spring Semester 2020

    January 13
    Spring Semester begins

    January 20
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (no day or evening classes)

    January 28
    Last day to add and/or drop classes at 100% refund

    January 31
    Last day to withdraw from classes for 50% refund

    March 23-29
    Spring Break (no day or evening classes)

    April 13
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    April 27
    Last day of Spring Semester classes
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes

    April 28 – 30, May 1
    Reading days

    May 4 – 14 
    Final examination period

    May 14
    Last day of Spring Semester and degree date for Spring graduates

    May 16
    Spring commencement ceremony

    Summer 2020

    May 26
    Summer Semester begins

    June 2
    Last day to drop classes at 100% refund

    June 5
    Last day to withdraw from classes at 50% refund

    July 3
    Independence Day, observed (no day or evening classes)

    June 30
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    July 14
    Last day of summer semester classes
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes

    July 15 – 17
    Reading days

    July 20 – 24
    Final examination period

    July 24
    Last day of summer semester and degree date for Summer graduates

  • Academic Calendar 2018-2019

    Fall Semester 2018

    August 6-10
    Orientation for first year & JD transfer students

    August 13
    Fall Semester begins

    August 27
    Last day to add or drop classes at 100%

    August 31
    50% Refund Period

    September 3
    Labor Day (no day or evening classes)

    November 8
    Non-JD Registration for Spring 2019

    November 9
    JD Registration for Spring 2019

    November 12
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    November 19
    Last day of fall semester
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes

    November 20, 21, 26, 27
    Reading days

    November 22-23
    Thanksgiving holiday observed

    November 28 – December 12
    Final examination period

    December 15
    Deadline for graduation materials for Fall 2018 certification for bar examinations


    Spring Semester 2019

    January 7
    Spring Semester begins

    January 21
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday observed (no day or evening classes)

    January 22
    Last day to add and/or drop classes at 100%

    January 25
    50% Refund Period

    March 11-15
    Spring break (no day or evening classes)

    April 8-12
    Summer and Fall 2019 registration

    April 8
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    April 22
    Last day of spring semester
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes.

    April 23 – 26, April 29 – 30
    Reading days

    May 1-16
    Final examination period

    May 18
    Spring commencement ceremony

    June 15, 2019
    Deadline for graduation materials for Spring 2019 for certification for bar examinations


    Summer Semester 2019

    May 28
    Summer Semester begins

    June 4
    Last day to add or drop classes at 100%

    June 7
    50% Refund Period

    July 4
    Independence Day Observed (no day or evening classes)

    July 8
    Instructor evaluations link emailed to students

    July 16
    Last day of summer semester
    Instructor evaluations close at midnight
    Last day to withdraw from classes

    July 17-19
    Reading days

    July 22-26
    Final examination period

  • Graduate Tax Academic Calendar 2019-2020

    Spring 2019

    March 25
    Spring Quarter begins

    May 31
    Spring Quarter ends

    June 3-7
    Final Exams


    Summer 2019

    June 17
    Summer Quarter begins

    August 16
    Summer Quarter ends

    August 19-23
    Final Exams


    Fall 2019

    September 9
    Fall Quarter begins

    November 15
    Fall Quarter ends

    November 18-22
    Final Exams


    Winter 2020

    January 6
    Winter Quarter begins

    March 6
    Winter Quarter ends

    March 9-13
    Final Exams


    Spring 2020

    March 23
    Spring Quarter begins

    May 29
    Spring Quarter ends

    June 1-5
    Final Exams


    Summer 2020

    June 15
    Summer Quarter begins

    August 14
    Summer Quarter ends

    August 17-21
    Final Exams