Loyola University Chicago

Civitas ChildLaw Center

School of Law

Campus Programs Academic Calendars

Please be advised that the start/end dates of a semester are subject to change until the final schedule is posted on LOCUS by the University Registrar.

Spring 2017 Calendar

DateEvent
Dec.-Jan. 27-12 London Comparative Advocacy Program
January 7-14 Intensive Trial Practice/ChildLaw Trial Practice Intensive/ LLM Advocacy Intensive
January 14 First Saturday Classes
January 14-23 LATE/CHANGE REGISTRATION-Last day to add or withdraw from a class with "EC" (Erase Course)
January 16 Martin Luther King Holiday- No Classes, Offices Closed
January 17 First Tuesday Classes
January 18 First Wednesday Class
January 19 First Thursday Class
January 20 First Friday Class
January 20-22 First Weekend Class
January 23 First Monday Class
February 6-10 Prospective Fall 2017 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation
February 13 Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W"
February 15 DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)
February 22 Summer Registration: LLM,MJ,and SJD, Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)
February 23 Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)
February 24 Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)
March 6-12 SPRING BREAK-No Classes
March 13 Classes Resume
March 20 Fall Registration: LLM, MJ, and SJD; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT) 
March 21 Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT) 
March 22 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)
March 23 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
March 23 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
March 24 Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting) 
TBA Last day to withdraw from Study abroad programs without a “W” and receive partial refund. 
April 14 No Classes, Offices Closed-Good Friday
April 15 No Classes- Holy Saturday 
April 22-23 Last Weekend Classes
April 25 Last Tuesday Classes 
April 26 Last Wednesday Classes 
April 27 Last Thursday Classes 
April 29 Last Saturday Classes
April 29-30 Weekend Makeup Day
May 1 Last Monday Classes 
May 1-2 Study/Makeup Day
May 2 Last Friday Classes 
May 3-11 Final Examinations 
May TBA Commencement Ceremony 
May 29 Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed 
June 1  All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded

Fall 2017 Calendar

DateEvent
August 17-18 Orientation-1st year Full-Time and Part-Time Students
August 19 First Day of all Saturday classes
August 19-20 First Weekend Class
August 19-25 Late Registration/Change of Registration –Only days to add a class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)
August 21 First day of Monday Classes
August 22 First day of Tuesday Classes
August 23 First day of Wednesday Classes
August 24 First day of Thursday Classes
August 25 First day of Friday Classes
September 4 Labor Day—No Classes, Offices Closed
September 15

Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

September 19 - October 14 Prospective Spring and Summer 2018 Juris Doctor graduates file for graduation
TBA Spring Registration: All GLS students (LL.M., M.J., S.J.D)
TBA Spring Registration: Third and Fourth Year PT JD
TBA Spring Registration: Third Year Full-Time JD
TBA

Spring Registration: Second Year PT JD

TBA Spring Registration: Second Year FT JD
TBA Spring Registration: First Year PT JD
TBA Spring Registration: First Year FT JD
TBA Spring Registration: All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)
November 18 Last day of Saturday classes
November 18-19 Last Weekend Classes
November 21 Last day of Tuesday classes
November 22 Last day of Wednesday classes
November 23–26 Thanksgiving Recess—No classes, Offices Closed
November 27 Last day of Monday classes
November 28 Last day of Thursday classes (will meet on Tuesday, November 28)
November 29 Last day Friday classes (will meet on Wednesday, November 29)
November 30-December 3 Study/Makeup Day
December 2-3 Weekend/Makeup Days
December 4-14 Final Examinations
December 22-25 Christmas Holiday—Offices Closed

Spring 2018 Calendar

DateEvent
January 13 First Saturday Classes
January 13-22 LATE/CHANGE REGISTRATION-Last day to add or withdraw from a class with "EC" (Erase Course)
January 15 Martin Luther King Holiday- No Classes, Offices Closed
January 16 First Tuesday Classes
January 17 First Wednesday Class
January 18 First Thursday Class
January 19 First Friday Class
January 19-21 First Weekend Class
January 22 First Monday Class
February 5-9 Prospective Fall 2019 Juris Doctor graduates file for graduation
February 9 Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W"
February TBA DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)
TBA Summer Registration: LLM,MJ,and SJD, Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)
TBA Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)
TBA Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)
March 5-11 SPRING BREAK-No Classes
March 12 Classes Resume
TBA Fall Registration: LLM, MJ, and SJD; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT) 
TBA Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT) 
TBA Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)
TBA Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
TBA Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
TBA Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting) 
TBA Last day to withdraw from Study abroad programs without a “W” and receive partial refund. 
March 30 No Classes, Offices Closed-Good Friday
March 31 No Classes- Holy Saturday 
April 21-22 Last Weekend Classes
April 24 Last Tuesday Classes 
April 25 Last Wednesday Classes 
April 26 Last Thursday Classes 
April 28 Last Saturday Classes
April 28-29 Weekend Makeup Day
April 30 Last Monday Classes 
April 30-May 1 Study/Makeup Day
May 1 Last Friday Classes 
May 2-10 Final Examinations 
May TBA Commencement Ceremony 
May 28 Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed 
June 1  All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded