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 Spring 2016

Date Event
Mon. Jan. 25 Regular Spring Classes begin
Fri. Jan. 29 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. Feb. 5 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends
M-F, Mar. 14-18 Spring Break
Fri. Mar. 25 Good Friday Holiday
Fri. Apr. 29 Last day of law classes
May 2- May 12 Law school final exams*
Sat. May 14 Commencement
Thurs.  May 26 Final grades viewing*

Spring 2016 – Teacher Evaluation Period

Date Event
4/20 – 5/1 Skills/Writing courses *
5/12 – 5/24 Skills/Writing/Exam courses *

Note: Complete evaluations by 5/23/2016 to receive priority in registration for
Spring 2017 classes.

Registration Dates for Summer/Fall 2016

Date Event
Tue. Mar 29 12pm Priority Registration-3L (100% Evals)
Wed. Mar 30 12pm Priority Registration-3L
Thurs. Mar 31 12pm Priority Registration-2L (100% Evals)
Fri. Apr 1 12 pm Priority Registration-2L
Mon. Apr 4 12pm Priority Registration-1L

May Intersession 2016

Date Event
Mon. May 16 Law Classes begin
Tues. May 17 Last day to register, add or drop or receive refund
Fri. May 27 Last day of law classes
Wed. June 1 Final grades viewing
5/25 – 5/27 Teacher evaluation period

Full Summer 2016

Date Event
Wed. June 1 Law classes begin and Orientation for Summer first-year students
Fri. June 3 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. June 7 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends
Mon. July 4 Independence Day Holiday
Fri. July 29 Last day of law classes
M-Tu, Aug. 1-2 Law school final exams*
Sat. Aug. 10 Final grades viewing*

Full Summer 2016 – Teacher Evaluation Periods

Date Event
7/25 – 7/29 Skills/Writing courses*
8/3 – 8/10 Skills/Writing/Exam courses*

First Summer 2016

Date Event
Wed. June 1 Law classes begin
Fri. June 3 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. June 6 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends
Mon. June 27 Last day of law classes
T-W, June 28-29 Law school final exams
Fri. Jul 8 Final grades viewing*

First Summer 2016 – Teacher Evaluation Periods

Date Event
6/22- 6/27 Skills/Writing courses*
6/30 – 7/8 Skills/Writing/Exam courses*

Second Summer 2016

Date Event
Thurs. June 30 Law classes begin
Fri. July 1 Last day to register, add or drop
Mon. July 4 Independence Day Holiday
Tues. July 5 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends*
Fri. July 29 Last day of law classes
M-Tu, Aug. 1-2 Law school final exams
Wed. Aug. 10 Final grades viewing*

Second Summer 2016 – Teacher Evaluation Periods

Date Event
7/25-7/29 Skills/Writing courses*
8/3-8/10 Skills/Writing/Exam courses*

*indicates academic calendar events whose dates do not correspond with the University’s.

Fall 2016

Date Event
W-Th, Aug. 17-18 Orientation for first-year students*
Fri. Aug. 19 Orientation for transfer students
Mon. Aug. 22 Law classes begin
Fri. Aug. 26 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. Sept. 2 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends
Mon. Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
Fri. Sept. 30 (1pm) 1L Contracts Midterm
Fri. Nov. 18 Last day of law classes
M-F, Nov. 21-25 Thanksgiving Day Holiday Break
Mon. Nov. 28 Review sessions and reading day
Nov. 29-Dec. 9 Law School final exams*
Wed. Jan. 4 Final grades viewing*

Winter Intersession/Skills Session 2017

Date Event
Tue. Jan. 3 Law classes begin
Sat. Jan. 14 Last day of law classes
Thur. Jan. 19 Final grades viewing*
1/13-1/16 Teacher evaluation period*

*indicates academic calendar events whose dates do not correspond with the University’s.