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Academic Calendar Years: 2020-2021, 2019-2020

Date Event
September 1 1L Fall Term Classes Begin (classes follow a Monday schedule)
September 6 Labor Day – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
September 7 Upper-level Fall Term Classes Begin
October 11 Columbus Day (Federal)/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (City of Cambridge) – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
October 12 ALL Upper-level classes are in session following a MONDAY schedule; 1L classes will NOT meet – No classes for 1L students
November 11 Veteran’s Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Holiday Break
December 1 Fall Term Classes End for 1Ls
December 2-9 1L Reading Period
December 3 Fall Term Classes End for Upper-Level Students
December 4-7 Upper-level Reading Period
December 8-17 Upper-level Fall Term Exam Period
December 10-17 1L Fall Term Exam Period
December 18 – January 3 Winter Break
January 4 Winter Term Classes Begin
January 17 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
January 19 Winter Term Classes End for Upper-level Students
January 20 Upper-level Reading Period
January 21 Winter Term Classes End for 1Ls
January 21 Upper-level Winter Term Exams; Winter Term Clinical Work Ends; Final day for all Winter Term Academic Programming
January 24 All Spring Term Classes Begin
February 21 Presidents Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
March 12-20 Spring Break
April 22 Spring Term Classes End for All Students
April 27 – May 6 Upper-level and 1L Elective Spring Term Exam Period
May 9-13 1L Required Courses Spring Term Exam Period
May 26 Commencement Day
May 30 Memorial Day; University administrative offices will be closed