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Fall 2020 Semester

DATE(S) IN 2020 DAY(S) EVENT
July 20-24 Monday-Friday JD Fall Registration
August 12 Wednesday G&IP Fall Registration
August 21 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline
August 24 Monday Law School Classes Begin
September 4 Friday End of Drop & Add Period
September 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday
October 9 Friday Petition Deadline - CR/D/F & Exam Rescheduling
November 9-13 Monday-Friday Spring Registration for JD
November 13 Friday Deadline to drop with a W
November 18 Wednesday Spring Registration for G&IP
November 24 Tuesday Friday classes meet
November 25-27 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
December 3 Thursday Law School Classes End
December 4 Friday Study Day
December 5 Saturday Upper-Division Examinations Begin
December 8 Tuesday First-Year Examinations Begin
December 18 Friday All Take-Home Exams and Papers Due
December 18 Friday Fall Examinations End

Spring 2021 Semester

DATE(S) IN 2021 DAY(S) EVENT
January 4-15 Monday-Friday Open Registration
January 8 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline
January 11 Monday Law School Classes Begin
January 15 Friday Add Deadline
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 22 Friday Drop Deadline
January 22 Friday Wellness Day
February 15 Monday President’s Day Holiday
February 16 Tuesday Monday classes meet
February 26 Friday Petition Deadline - CR/D/F & Exam Rescheduling
March 8 Monday Wellness Day
March 9 Tuesday Monday classes meet
March 22 Monday Wellness Day
March 25 Thursday Monday classes meet
April 2 Friday Deadline to drop with a W
April 5 Monday Wellness Day
April 7 Wednesday Monday classes meet
April 19 Monday Wellness Day
April 27 Tuesday Law School Classes End
April 28 Wednesday Study Day
April 29 Thursday Examinations Begin
May 12 Wednesday All Take-Home Exams and Papers Due
May 12 Wednesday Scheduled Examinations End
May 16 Sunday Law School Commencement

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