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Fall 2018 Semester

DATE(S) IN 2018 DAY(S) EVENT
July 9-13 Monday-Friday Fall Registration
August 17 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline
August 20 Monday Law School Classes Begin
August 31 Friday End of Drop & Add Period 2
September 3 Monday Labor Day Holiday 1
September 19 Wednesday Yom Kippur (Gould holiday. Make-up day is scheduled for 11/20/18)
October 5 Friday
Petition Deadline
- CR/D/F Petitions Due
- Exam Rescheduling Petitions Due
- SofTest Opt Out Forms Due

November 5-9 Monday-Friday Spring Registration
November 20 Tuesday Wednesday classes meet
November 21-23 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break 1
November 30 Friday Law School Classes End
December 1 Saturday Upper-Division Examinations Begin
December 4 Tuesday First-Year Examinations Begin
December 14 Friday All Take-Home Exams and Papers Due
December 14 Friday Scheduled Examinations End
December 15 Saturday Examination Make-Up Day
December 17 Monday Examination Make-Up Day
1 - Classes will not meet. Instructors teaching classes that meet for the entire semester will not need to schedule make-up classes.
2 - Courses dropped after the add/drop deadline will result in a final grade of "W" (Withdrawal) on the transcript. Tuition charges still apply to courses dropped after the deadline. After this date students must petition to take a course under the CR/D/F grading option.


Spring 2019 Semester

DATE(S) IN 2019 DAY(S) EVENT
January 4 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline
January 7 Monday Law School Classes Begin
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 1
January 22 Tuesday End of Drop & Add Period 2
February 18 Monday President's Day Holiday 1
February 19 Tuesday Monday classes meet
February 22 Friday
Petition Deadline
- CR/D/F Petitions Due
- Exam Rescheduling Petitions Due
- SofTest Opt Out Forms Due

March 11-15 Monday-Friday Spring Break 1
April 23 Tuesday Law School Classes End
April 26 Friday University Classes End
April 26 Friday Upper-Division Examinations Begin
April 29 Monday First-Year Examinations Begin
May 9 Thursday All Take-Home Exams and Papers Due
May 9 Thursday Scheduled Examinations End
May 9-24 Honors Journals Write-On Competition
May 10 Friday Law School Commencement
May 11 Saturday Examination Make-Up Day
May 13 Monday Examination Make-Up Day
1 - Classes will not meet. Instructors teaching classes that meet for the entire semester will not need to schedule make-up classes.
2 - Courses dropped after the add/drop deadline will result in a final grade of "W" (Withdrawal) on the transcript. Tuition charges still apply to courses dropped after the deadline. After this date students must petition to take a course under the CR/D/F grading option.

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