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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.

Fall 2020 Calendar

DateEvent

July 24

Last Day for applications for Fall J.D. externship applications

August 7

Last Day for applications for Fall J.D. course approval forms

August 10-14

Orientation-1st year Full-Time and Part-Time Students

August 15

First Day of all Saturday classes

August 15-16

First Weekend JD Classes Synchronous Classes

August 15-21

JD Late Registration/Change of Registration –Only days to add a semester-long course
and to withdraw from a course with “EC” (Erase Course)

August 17

First Day of all other classes

August 29-30

Weekend JD Synchronous Classes

September 7

Labor Day—No Classes, Offices Closed

September 8

Prolaw Classes Begin

September 11

Last day to withdraw from a semester-long JD course with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

September 12-13

Weekend JD Synchronous Classes

September 14

Master Level Online Program Classes Begin

September 14-20

Master Level Online Program Late Registration/Change of Registration (Online Classes) – Only days to add an online class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)

September-October 14-9

Prospective May 2021 Juris Doctor graduates file for graduation

September 26-27

Weekend JD Synchronous Classes

October 2

Monday Classes-Make-Up Day for Labor Day

October 10-11

Weekend JD Synchronous Classes

October 11

Master Level Online Programs Courses Last day to withdraw from an GLS course with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

October 16

Tuesday Classes- Makeup Day for November 3rd (Fall Break)

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: All GLS students (LL.M., M.J., S.J.D)

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: Third and Fourth Year Part-Time JD

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: Third Year Full-Time JD

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: Second Year Part-Time JD

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: Second Year Full-Time JD

October TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: First Year Full-Time & Part-Time JD

October 24-25

Weekend JD Synchronous Classes

October 30

Monday Classes- Make-Up Day for November 3rd (Fall Break)

November TBA

Spring 2021 Registration: All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)

November 2-3

Fall Break - NO CLASSES

November 7-8

Last day of Weekend Synchronous Classes

November 14

Last Day of Saturday classes

November 15

Last Day of Sunday Classes

November 16

Last Day of Monday Classes

November 17

Last Day of Tuesday Classes

November 18

Last day of Wednesday classes

November 19

Last day of Thursday classes

November 20

Last day of Friday classes (last day of limited on campus classes) Thereafter everything is online including finals.

November 21-22

Weekend/Makeup Days

November 23-25

Study/Makeup Days

November 26–27

Thanksgiving Recess - Offices Closed

December 5-6;12

Weekend JD Final Exams

December 7-17

Final Examinations - JD

December 13

Master Level Online Program Classes End

December 18

Prolaw Classes End

Summer 2020

DateEvent

February  16

Last day for prospective Fall 2020 Juris Doctor candidates to file for graduation

February  17

Deadline for Summer Division Transfer Forms

February  19

Summer Registration: S.J.D., L.L.M., M.J.; Current 2nd/3rd yr PT JD; Current 2nd yr FT JD

February  20

Summer Registration: Current 1st yr PT/FT JD

February  21

Summer Registration: Visiting and Transfer Students

March 13

Deadline for Fall Division Transfer Forms

March  16

Fall Registration: S.J.D., LL.M., M.J., Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT)

March 17

Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)

March 18

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)

March 19

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

March 19

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

March 20

Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

April 24     

Deadline for Summer Externship Applications

April 24

Deadline for Summer Course Approval Forms

May 4

ProLaw Term Begins

May 11

Online Term Begins

May 16-17

Storytelling and Presentation Skills for Lawyers course

May 23-24

Advising Not-For-Profit Organizations course

May 25

Memorial Day – No Classes, Offices Closed

May 29-31

Trial Practice I Intensive course

June 1

Lockers must be cleared out

June 1-5

Children’s Summer Institute course

June 6 & 13

Advanced Legal Research: Special Topics (additional asynchronous lectures through July 31st)

June 20-21

Derivatives for Lawyers course

June 27-28

Advanced Legal Research (additional asynchronous lectures through July 31st)

June 30        

Law and Poverty Final Examination-6:00p.m.

July 3          

Independence Day– No Classes, Offices Closed

July 15

ProLaw Term Ends

July 17  

Deadline for Fall Course Approval Forms

July 18-19

Design Thinking and Early Childhood Education course

July 27        

Evidence Final Examination-6:00p.m.

August 9

Online Term Ends

For a listing of Study Abroad Summer Program dates please visit the web at:
https://www.luc.edu/law/studentlife/studyabroad/index.cfm

Spring 2020 Calendar

DateEvent

Dec. 27-Jan.10 

London Comparative Advocacy Program

January 4-11      

Advanced Trial Practice/ChildLaw Trial Practice Intensive/ Trial Practice I Intensive

January 10

First Friday Class

January 11          

First Saturday Classes

January 11-17    

Late/Change of Registration-Last day to add or drop course with "EC" (Erase Course)

January 13          

First Monday Class

January 14          

First Tuesday Class

January 15          

First Wednesday Class

January 16          

First Thursday Class

January 18-19   

First Weekend JD In-person Session

January  19        

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes Begin

January 20         

Martin Luther King Holiday – No Classes,Offices Closed

February 1-2      

Weekend JD In-person session

February 7          

Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W" (Withdrawal)

February 10-14

Prospective Fall 2020 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation

February 15        

DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)

February 15-16 

Weekend JD In-person session

February 19                                

Summer Registration: SJD,LLM,MJ; Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)

February 20        

Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)

February 21        

Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

February 29-March 1

Weekend JD In-person session

March 1-7          

SPRING BREAK-No Classes

March 9             

Classes Resume

March 14-15    

Weekend JD In-person session

March 16            

Fall Registration: SJD,LLM, and MJ; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD(Prospective 3L/4L PT)

March 17          

Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)

March 18            

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)

March 19            

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

March 19            

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

March 20           

Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

March 28-29     

Weekend JD In-person Session

TBD                      

Last day to withdraw from Study Abroad Programs without a “W” and receive partial refund.

April 10               

No Classes, Offices Closed-Good Friday

April 11-12         

No Classes- Holy Saturday/Easter Sunday

April 18-19        

Last Weekend JD In-person Classes

April 19              

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes End

April 21               

Last Tuesday Classes

April 22               

Last Wednesday Classes

April 23               

Last Thursday Classes

April 24

Last Monday Class/Last Friday Class

April 25               

Last Saturday Classes

April 27-28 

Study/Makeup Days

April 29

First Day of Exams

May  2-3             

Weekend Makeup Days

May 7

Last Day of Exams

May 9

Commencement Ceremony

May 25              

Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

June 1                 

All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded