AS OF 02/23/15 (ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

2015 Fall Semester

  • Monday, August 10 —  Fall Recruiting On-Campus Interviews Begin
  • Friday, August 14 - Saturday, August 15 — Orientation
  • Wednesday, August 19 — Fall semester classes begin.  Last day to pay fall tuition without late fee.  Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Fall 2015 semester.
  • Thursday, August 27  — Last day to add fall courses.  Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund.                         
  • Thursday, September 3 — Last day to drop fall courses without academic approval.  Last day for 67% tuition refund (33% tuition liability).
  • Monday, September 7 —  Labor Day – University Closed
  • Thursday, September 10 — Last day to drop a course (with academic approval) and receive a 33% tuition refund (67% tuition liability).  After September 10, there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, October 5 — December graduation applications distributed.  Due in Records Office by October 16.
  • Monday, October 12 — Fall Recess.
  • Tuesday, October 13  — Observe a MONDAY schedule.
  • Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29 — Thanksgiving recess
  • Tuesday, December 1 — Fall semester classes end.
  • Wednesday, December 2 - Friday, December 4 — Reading Days
  • Saturday, December 5 - Friday, December 18 — Examinations.  (The last scheduled exam is Friday, December 18.  December 19 & 21 are reserved for make-up exams due to schedule conflicts and inclement weather.)
  • Monday, December 21 — Fall graduation. (Note: The 2016 Spring Law commencement ceremony includes all academic year 2015-16 graduates.)
  • Tuesday, December 22 — University December Graduation Ceremony
  • December 24 - January 1 — University Closed

2016 Spring Semester

  • Thursday, January 7 — Spring semester classes begin.  Last day to pay spring tuition without late fee. Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Spring 2016 semester.
  • Thursday, January 14 — Last day to add spring courses. Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund
  • Monday, January 18 — Martin Luther King Birthday observed - University closed.  
  • Thursday, January 21 — Last day to drop spring courses without academic approval. Last day for 67% tuition refund (33% tuition liability).
  • Thursday, January 28 — Last day to drop a course (with academic approval) and receive a 33% tuition refund  (67% tuition liability).  After January 28 there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, February 1 — May and July graduation applications distributed.  Due in Records Office by February 12.    
  • Monday, March 7 - Sunday, March 13 — Spring recess
  • Thursday, April 21 — Spring semester classes end.  OBSERVE A MONDAY SCHEDULE.
  • Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24 — Reading days.
  • Monday, April 25- Tuesday, May 10 —  Examinations  (The last exam is scheduled for May 7.  May 9 & 10 ar reserved for makeup exams due to schedule conflicts and inclement weather.) 
  • Saturday, May 14 — School of Law commencement ceremony for December 2015, May 2016 and July 2016 graduates.

2016 Summer Term

  • Monday, May 16 — Summer term classes begin.  Last day to pay summer tuition without late fee. Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Summer 2016 semester. 
  • Friday, May 20 — Last day to add or drop summer courses without academic approval.  Last day to drop a  course and receive a 100% tuition refund.  After May 20, there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, May 30 — Memorial Day - University Closed
  • Monday, July 4 — Independence Day - University Closed
  • Tuesday, July 5 — Summer term classes end.  OBSERVE A MONDAY SCHEDULE. 
  • Thursday, July 7 - Friday, July 8 — Examinations
  • Monday, July 11 — Summer graduation.  (Note: The spring 2016 commencement ceremony includes all academic year 2015-16 graduates.)