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Fall Semester – 2019

Required Orientation for 1L/ Transfer Students Wednesday – Friday, August 14 – 16 
First Day of Instruction Monday, August 19
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, August 23
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed) Monday, September 2
Midterm Examinations Monday, October 14 - Friday, October 18
Last Day of Instruction Monday, November 25
Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed) Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29
Reading Period Tuesday, November 26 – Monday, December 2
Reading Period First Year Students Tuesday, November 26 – Tuesday, December 3
Final Examinations Tuesday, December 3 – Friday, December 13
University Winter Break (Campus Closed) Saturday, December 21 – Wednesday, January 1
All Grades due Tuesday, January 7

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule 

Spring Semester – 2020

First Day of Instruction Monday, January 13
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, January 17
Martin Luther King Day (Campus Closed) Monday, January 20
Midterm Examinations Monday, February 24 - Friday, February 28
Spring Break (No Classes) Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 6
César Chávez Day (observed) Friday, March 27
Last Day of Instruction Monday, April 27
Reading Period Tuesday, April 28 – Sunday, May 3
Reading Period First Year Students Tuesday, April 28 – Tuesday, May 5
Final Examinations Monday, May 4 – Friday, May 15
Upper Level Course Grades due Monday, May 18
Commencement Friday, May 22 
Memorial Day Holiday (Campus Closed) Monday, May 25
First Year Course Grades due Wednesday, May 27

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule 

Summer Semester – 2020

First Day of Instruction Monday, June 1
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, June 5
Independence Day (Campus Closed) Friday, July 3 and Monday, July 6
Last Day of Instruction Friday, July 17
Reading Period Saturday, July 18 – Tuesday, July 21
Final Examinations Wednesday, July 22 – Friday, July 24
All Grades due Monday, August 3

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule 

Fall Semester – 2020

Required Orientation for 1L/Transfer Students Wednesday - Friday, August 12-14 (tentative)
First Day of Instruction Monday, August 17
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, August 21
Labor Day Holiday (Campus Closed) Monday, September 7
Last Day of Instruction Monday, November 23
Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed) Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27
Reading Period Tuesday, November 24 - Monday, November 30
Reading Period First Year Students Tuesday, November 24 – Tuesday, December 1
Final Examinations Tuesday, December 1 - Friday, December 11
University Winter Break (Campus Closed) Thursday, December 23 - Friday, January 1
All Grades due Tuesday, January 5

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule 

Spring Semester – 2021

First Day of Instruction Monday, January 11
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day (Campus Closed) Monday, January 18
Spring Break (No Classes) Monday, March 1 – Friday, March 5
César Chávez Day (observed) Friday, April 2 (tentative)
Last Day of Instruction Monday, April 26
Reading Period Tuesday, April 27 – Sunday, May 2
Reading Period First Year Students Tuesday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 4
Final Examinations Monday, May 3 – Friday, May 14
Upper Level Course Grades due Monday, May 17
Commencement Friday, May 21 (tentative)
First Year Course Grades due Wednesday,May 26
Memorial Day Holiday (Campus Closed) Monday, May 31

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule 

Summer Semester – 2021

First Day of Instruction Monday, June 7
Last Day for Add/Drop Friday, June 11
Independence Day (Campus Closed) Monday, July 5
Last Day of Instruction Friday, July 23
Reading Period Saturday, July 24 – Tuesday, July 27
Final Examinations Wednesday, July 28 – Friday, July 30
All Grades due Monday, August 9

Before dropping a course or withdrawing visit the Law School Tuition Refund Schedule