Academic Calendar Years: 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14

Date Event
August 18-September 4, 2015 LL.M. Student Orientation
August 27-September 1, 2015 J.D. Student Orientation
September 2, 2015 1L Fall Term Classes Begin (classes follow a Monday schedule)
September 7, 2015 Labor Day Holiday – No classes; University admin offices will be closed.
September 8, 2015 Upper-level Fall Term Classes Begin
October 12, 2015 Columbus Day – Holiday for All Students; University admin offices will be closed.
October 13, 2015 No Classes for All Students
November 11, 2015 Veteran’s Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University admin offices will be closed.
November 25-27, 2015 Thanksgiving Break
December 2, 2015 1L Fall Term Classes End
December 7, 2015 Upper-level Fall Term Classes End
December 11-18, 2015 1L Fall Term Exam Period
December 14-22, 2015 Upper-level Fall Term Exam Period
December 23, 2015-January 3, 2016 Winter Break
January 4, 2016 Winter Term Classes Begin
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Day – Holiday for All Students; University admin offices will be closed.
January 20, 2016 Winter Term Classes End for upper-level students
January 21, 2016 Winter Term Classes End for 1Ls
January 22, 2016 Winter Term Exams
January 25, 2016 All Spring Term Classes Begin
February 15, 2016 Presidents Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University admin offices will be closed.
March 13-20, 2016 Spring Break
April 22, 2016 Spring Term Classes End for All Students
April 27-May 6, 2016 Upper-level and 1L Elective Spring Term Exam Period
May 9, 2016 International/Comparative Law Exam Period (1L and LLM)
May 11-13, 2016 1L Required Courses Spring Term Exam Period
May 26, 2016 Commencement Day