Academic Calendar 2018-2023

Note: Academic years begin with the Fall term or semester.

Term-Based Dates

Important Fall Term Dates

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Weeks between Summer and Fall 1 week 1 week 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks
Activity Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2022
Registration 5/21-5/31 5/20-30 5/18-28 5/17-26 5/16-25
Community Ed Registration 9/22 9/28 9/26 9/25 9/24
Classes begin* 9/24 10/1* 9/29* 9/27 9/27
Last day to drop classes w/o ‘W’ 9/29 10/5 10/3 10/2 10/1
Last day to reg/add classes 9/30 10/6 10/4 10/3 10/2
Last day to withdraw from classes 11/11 11/17 11/15 11/14 11/13
Thanksgiving vacation** 11/22-23 11/28-29 11/26-27 11/25-26 11/24-25
Last day of classes 11/30 12/6 12/4 12/3 12/2
Final examinations 12/3-07 12/9-13 12/7-11 12/6-10 12/5-9
Grades due (Tuesday noon) 12/11 12/17 12/15 12/14 12/13

Important Winter Term Dates

Activity Winter 2019 Winter 2020 Winter 2021 Winter 2022 Winter 2023
Initial Registration 11/12-21 11/18-27 11/16-25 11/15-24 11/14-23
Community Ed Registration 12/25 12/23 12/21 12/20 12/26
Classes begin 1/7 1/6 1/4 1/3 1/9
Last day to drop classes w/o ‘W’*** 1/12 1/11 1/9 1/8 1/14
Last day to reg/add classes*** 1/13 1/12 1/11 1/9 1/15
Martin Luther King holiday** 1/21 1/20 1/18 1/17 1/16
Last day to withdraw from classes 2/24 2/23 2/21 2/20 2/26
Last day of classes 3/15 3/13 3/12 3/11 3/17
Final examinations 3/18-22 3/16-2. 3/15-19 3/14-18 3/20-24
Grades due
(Monday noon)
3/25 3/23 3/222 3/21 3/27
Spring vacation 3/23-31 3/21-29 3/20-28 3/19-27 3/25-4/2

Important Spring Term Dates

Activity Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021 Spring 2022 Spring 2023
Initial Registration 2/25-3/6 2/24-3/4 2/22-3/3 2/21-3/2 2/27-3/8
Community Ed Registration 3/8 3/16 3/15 3/14 3/20
Classes begin 4/1 3/30 3/29 3/28 4/3
Last day to drop classes w/o ‘W’*** 4/6 4/4 4/3 4/2 4/8
Last day to reg/add classes 4/7 4/5 4/4 4/3 4/9
Last day to withdraw from classes 5/19 5/17 5/16 5/15 5/21
Memorial Day holiday** 5/27 5/25 5/31 5/30 5/29
Last day of classes 6/7 6/5 6/4 6/3 6/9
Final examinations 6/10-14 6/8-12 6/7-11 6/6-10 6/12-6/16
Graduation 6/17 6/15 6/14 6/13 6/19
Grades due
(Tuesday noon)
6/18 6/16 6/15 6/14 6/20

Important Summer Term Dates

Activity Summer 2019 Summer 2020 Summer 2021 Summer 2022 Summer 2023
Initial Registration 5/6-10 5/4-8 5/3-7 5/2-6 5/8-12
Classes begin 6/24 6/22 6/21 6/20 6/26
Independence Day holiday** 7/4 7/3 7/5 7/4 7/4
First 8-week & second 4-week courses end 8/16 8/14 8/13 8/12 8/18
Labor Day holiday** 9/2 9/7 9/6 9/5 9/4
12-week session ends 9/13 9/11 9/10 9/9 9/15

* No classes held 9/30/2019 or 9/26/2022 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. No classes held 9/28/2020 in observance of Yom Kippur.
** Observed; no classes held
*** Effective Fall 2018, last day to drop changed from second Monday to first Saturday and last day to add changed from second Wednesday to first Sunday.

 

Semester-Based Law School Dates

Law School Registration Dates

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Semester 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Fall & Spring Semester Registration 4/18/2018 4/17/2019 4/15/2020 4/14/2021+ 4/13/2022
Summer Semester Registration 4/10/2019 4/8/2020 4/7/2021 4/6/2022 4/5/2023

Law School Fall Semester Dates

Activity Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2022
Orientation 8/20-24 8/19-23 8/17-21 8/16-20 8/15-19
Classes begin 8/27 8/26 8/24 8/23 8/22
Last day to drop classes w/o ‘W’ 9/3 9/2 8/31 8/30 8/29
Last day to reg/add classes 9/5 9/4 9/2 9/1 8/31
Labor Day holiday** 9/3 9/2 9/7 9/6 9/5
Last day to withdraw from classes 10/14 10/13 10/11 10/10 10/9
Thanksgiving vacation** 11/22-23 11/28-29 11/26-27 11/25-26 11/24-25
Last day of classes 12/5 12/4 12/2 12/1 11/30
Reading Period 12/6-9 12/5-8 12/3-6 12/2-5++ 12/1-4
Semester examinations 12/10-19 12/9-18 12/7-16 12/6-15 12/5-14
Grades due 1/7/2019 1/6/2020 1/4/2021 1/3/2022 1/4/2023+++
Grades available 1/8/2019 1/7/2020 1/5/2021 1/4/2022 1/5/2023

Law School Spring Semester Dates

Activity Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021 Spring 2022 Spring 2023
January Term 1/7-11 1/6-10 1/4-8 1/10-14 1/19-13
Orientation 1/14 1/13 1/11 1/18 1/17
Classes begin 1/14 1/13 1/11 1/18 1/17
Martin Luther King Day holiday** 1/21 1/20 1/18 1/17 1/16
Last day to drop classes w/o ‘W’ 1/21 1/20 1/18 1/25 1/24
Last day to reg/add classes 1/23 1/22 1/20 1/27 1/26
Last day to withdraw from classes 3/3 3/1 2/28 3/6 3/5
Spring vacation 3/23-31 3/21-29 3/20-28 3/19 -27 3/25-4/2
Last day of classes 4/29 4/27 4/26 5/2 5/1
Reading Period 4/30-5/1 4/28-29 4/27-28 5/3-4 5/2-3
Semester examinations 5/2-13 4/30-5/11 4/29-5/10 5/5-16 5/4-15
Commencement 5/18 5/16 5/15 5/21 5/20
Grades due 5/30 5/28 5/27 6/2 6/1
Grades available 5/31 5/29 5/28 6/3 6/2

Law School Summer Semester Dates

Activity Summer 2019 Summer 2020 Summer 2021 Summer 2022 Summer 2023
Memorial Day holiday** 5/27 5/25 5/31 5/30 5/29
Classes begin 5/28 5/26 5/24 5/31 5/30
5-week session ends 6/28 6/26 6/25 7/1 6/30
Independence Day holiday** 7/4 7/3 7/5 7/4 7/4
8-week session ends 7/19 7/17 7/16 7/22 7/21
Grades due 7/29 7/27 7/26 8/1 7/31
Grades available 7/30 7/28 7/27 8/2 8/1

*Observed; no classes held
+Corrected June 2018 (had been listed as 4/13/2021)
++Corrected June 2018 (had been listed as 12/2-3)
+++Pattern changed from first working day after New Year to second working day.

Updated July 2, 2018