Loyola University Chicago


School of Law

Online Academic Calendar

The online program operates year round, with three terms. Start dates are generally in September for the fall term, January for the spring term, and May for the summer term. Once the term begins, Sakai is open for students to complete their studies until the specified term end date. Specific dates and deadlines are posted in Sakai each term.

Dates for Online Terms

Period Ends*
Fall 2015 Term August 31, 2015 December 6, 2015  
Spring 2016 Term January 11, 2016 April 3, 2016 April 10, 2016
Summer 2016 Term May 16, 2016 August 7, 2016 August 14, 2016
Fall 2016 Term September 12, 2016 December 4, 2016 December 11, 2016

*Beginning in Spring 2016, all online terms will run for 12 weeks. Instructors will have discretion to use one additional week for final papers and exams.

Online Course Registration

Online students register for courses through Loyola’s LOCUS system.