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Academic Calendar Years: 2018-192017-18

Date Event
 August TBD J.D. Transfer Orientation
 August TBD LL.M. Orientation
 August 23, 2019 J.D. 1L Move-in
 August 26, 2019 J.D. Registration/ID Pick-up
 August 27-30, 2019 J.D. Student Orientation Activities
 September 2, 2019 Labor Day – University admin offices will be closed
 September 3, 2019 Fall Term Classes Begin (1L & Upper-level)
 October 14, 2019 Columbus Day (Federal)/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (City of Cambridge) – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
 October 15, 2019 No Classes for All Students
 November 11, 2019 Veteran’s Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
 November 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Break
 December 2, 2019 Fall Term Classes End
 December 3-8, 2019 Upper-level Reading Period
 December 3-9, 2019 1L Reading Period
 December 9-18, 2019 Upper-level Fall Term Exam Period
 December 10-18, 2019 1L Fall Term Exam Period
 Dec. 19, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Winter Break
 January 6, 2020 Winter Term Classes and Clinic work Begins
 January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
 January 22, 2020 Winter Term Classes End for upper-level students
 January 23, 2020 Upper-level Reading Period
 January 24, 2020 Winter Term Exams and Winter Term Clinical Work Ends
 January 24, 2020 Final day for all Winter Term Academic Programming
 January 27, 2020 All Spring Term Classes Begin
 February 17, 2020 Presidents Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
 March 14-22, 2020 Spring Break
 April 24, 2020 Spring Term Classes End for All Students
 April 29 – May 8, 2020 Upper-level and 1L Elective Spring Term Exam Period
 May 11, 2020 International/Comparative Law Exam Period (1L and LL.M.)
 May 13-15, 2020  1L Required Courses Spring Term Exam Period
 May 25, 2020  Memorial Day – University administrative offices will be closed
 May 28, 2020  Commencement Day