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Academic Calendar Years: 2021-20222020-2021

Date Event
TBD LL.M. Residence Hall Move-in; First Day of LL.M. Check-in (mandatory)
TBD LL.M. Orientation (mandatory)
TBD J.D. 1L Residence Hall Move-in
August 22-24, 2022 J.D. Registration/ID Pick-up (mandatory)
August 25-30, 2022 J.D. Student Orientation Activities (mandatory)
August 31, 2022 1L Fall Term Classes Begin (follow Monday schedule)
September 5, 2022 Labor Day – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
September 6, 2022 Fall Term Upper-level Classes Begin
October 10, 2022 Columbus Day (Federal)/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (City of Cambridge) – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
October 11, 2022 ALL Upper-level classes are in session following a MONDAY schedule; 1L classes will NOT meet
November 11, 2022 Veteran’s Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
November 23-25, 2022 Thanksgiving Break
November 30, 2022 Fall Term Classes End for 1Ls
December 1-8, 2022 1L Reading Period
December 2, 2022 Fall Term Classes End for Upper-level Students
December 3-6, 2022 Upper-level Reading Period
December 7-16, 2022 Upper-level Fall Term Exam Period
December 9-16, 2022 1L Fall Term Exam Period
Dec. 17, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023 Winter Break
January 3, 2023 Winter Term Classes and Clinic work Begins
January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes; University administrative offices will be closed
January 18, 2023 Final day for all 1L JET Winter Term Academic Programming
January 18, 2023 Winter Term Classes End for Upper-level Students
January 19, 2023 Upper-level Reading Period
January 20, 2023 Upper-level Winter Term Exams; Winter Term Clinical Work Ends; Final day for all Upper-level Winter Term Academic Programming
January 23, 2023 All Spring Term Classes Begin
February 20, 2023 Presidents Day – All classes meet on regular schedule; University administrative offices will be closed
March 11-19, 2023 Spring Break
April 21, 2023 Spring Term Classes End for All Students
April 26 – May 5, 2023 Upper-level and 1L Elective Spring Term Exam Period
May 8-12, 2023 1L Required Courses Spring Term Exam Period
May 25, 2023 Commencement Day