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Fall 2017

Date Event
T-Th, Aug. 15-17 Orientation for first-year students *
Fri. Aug. 18 Orientation for transfer students *
Mon. Aug. 21 Law classes begin
Fri. Aug. 25 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. Sept. 1 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends *
Mon. Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday
Fri. Sept. 29 (1 pm) 1L Contracts Midterm
Fri. Nov. 17 Last day of law classes
M-F, Nov. 20-24 Thanksgiving Holiday Break
Nov. 27 – Dec. 8 Law school final exams *
Sat. Jan. 6 Final grades viewing *

Fall 2017 – Teacher Evaluation Periods

Date Event
11/20 – 11/27 Skills/Writing courses *
12/8 – 1/4 Skills/Writing/Exam courses *

Registration Dates for Winter/Spring 2018

Date Event
Tue. Oct 24 12pm Priority Registration – 3L (100% Evals)
Wed. Oct 25 12pm Priority Registration – 3L
Thu. Oct 26 12pm Priority Registration – 2L (100% Evals)
Fri. Oct 27 12pm Priority Registration – 2L
Mon. Oct 30 12pm Priority Registration – 1L (100% Evals)
Tue. Oct 31 12pm Priority Registration – 1L

Winter Intersession 2018

Date Event
Tue. Jan 2 Law classes begin
Wed. Jan 3 Last day to register, add, drop or receive refund
Fri. Jan 12 Last day of law classes
Sat. Jan 13 Make-Up Class Day (If Needed)
Fri. Jan 19 Final grades viewing
1/12 – 1/15 Teacher evaluation period

Spring 2018

Date Event
Mon. Jan. 22 Regular Spring Classes begin
Fri. Jan. 26 Last day to register, add or drop
Fri. Feb. 2 Last day to add or drop with instructor approval; 100% refund period ends *
M-F, Mar. 10-18 Spring Break
Fri. Mar. 30 Good Friday Holiday
Fri. Apr. 27 Last day of law classes
Apr 30 – May 10 Law school final exams *
Sat. May 12 Commencement
Fri. May 25 Final grades viewing *

Spring 2018 – Teacher Evaluation Periods

Date Event
4/18 – 4/27 Skills/Writing courses *
5/10 – 5/22 Skills/Writing/Exam courses *

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