Academic Calendar

Fall Semester, 2017

Orientation for First Year Students Thursday and Friday August 24 and 25
Classes Begin Monday August 28
No Classes (Labor Day) Monday September 4
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes Tuesday September 5
No Classes (Mid-Semester Break) Monday October 9
Administrative Monday* Tuesday October 10
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday to Friday November 22-24
Classes End Friday December 1
Reading Days Saturday to Tuesday December 2-5
Exams Wednesday to Wednesday December 6-20
Confilicts and Make-Up Day for Exams Thursday December 21

Spring Semester, 2018

No Classes (Martin Luther King Day) Monday January 15
Classes Begin Tuesday January 16
Spring Recess Monday to Friday March 5-9
Easter Recess Thursday to Monday March 29-April 2
Administrative Monday* Tuesday April 3
Patriot's Day Monday April 16
Classes End Monday April 30
Reading Days Tuesday to Wednesday May 1-2
Exams Thursday to Friday May 3-18
University Commencement Monday May 21
Law School Commencement Friday May 25

*Tuesday classes are cancelled and Monday classes substituted

Fall Semester, 2018

Orientation for First Year Students Thursday and Friday August 23 and 24
Classes Begin Monday August 27
No Classes (Labor Day) Monday September 3
No Classes (Fall Break) Monday to Tuesday October 8-9
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday to Friday November 21-23
Classes End Monday December 3
Reading Days Tuesday to Wednesday December 4-5
Exams Thursday to Tuesday December 6-18
Confilicts and Make-Up Day for Exams Wednesday December 19

Spring Semester, 2019

Classes Begin Monday January 14
No Classes (Martin Luther King Day) Monday January 21
Administrative Monday* Wednesday January 23
Spring Recess Monday to Friday March 4-8
Patriot's Day Monday April 15
Easter Recess Thursday to Monday April 18-22
Administrative Monday** Tuesday April 23
Classes End Friday April 26
Reading Days Saturday to Tuesday April 27-30
Exams Wednesday to Monday May 1-13
Conflicts and Make-Up Day for Exams (Upper Level) Tuesday May 14
University Commencement Monday May 20
Law School Commencement Friday May 24

*Wednesday classes are cancelled and Monday classes substituted

**Tuesday classes are cancelled and Monday classes substituted