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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 2021 Calendar

DateEvent

April 8

Fall 2021 Registration: S.J.D., L.L.M., & M.J.; Current 2nd/3rd year PT J (Prospective 3L/4L PT)

April 9

Fall 2021 Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)

April 12

Fall 2021 Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)

April 13

Fall 2021 Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

April 13

Fall 2021 Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

April 14

Fall 2021 Registration: All others (Transfer and Visiting Students)

June 11

Last Day to schedule Graduation Interviews with prospective Jan 2022 Juris Doctor Graduates

July 24

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

August 6

Last Day to submit Fall J.D. Externship Applications

August 9-13

Orientation-1st year Full-Time and Part-Time Students (Time and Location TBA)

August 15

First Day of all Saturday classes

August 16

First Day of Fall Semester Classes

August 16-20

Locker re-assignments and CTA U Passes for upper-class students (Time and Location TBA)

August 16-22

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

August 21

First Saturday Class

August 28-29

First PT Weekend JD Session

August 30

Prolaw Classes Begin

September 6 

 Labor Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

September 12

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

September 11-12

2nd PT Weekend JD Session

September 13

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes Begin

September 13-19

Late Registration/Change of Registration - Only days to add a Graduate Legal Studies Online course and withdraw from a course with “EC” (Erase Course)

September 25-26

3rd PT Weekend JD Session

October 9-10

4th PT Weekend JD Session

October 10

Last day to withdraw from a Graduate Legal Studies Online course with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

October 23-24

5th PT Weekend JD Session

October 25

Spring 2022 Registration: First Year Part-Time

October 25

Spring 2022 Registration: First Year Full-Time

October 26

Spring 2022 Registration: All Graduate Students (S.J.D., L.L.M.,& MJ)

October 26

Spring 2022 Registration: Third/Fourth Year Part-Time

October 27

Spring 2022 Registration: Third Year Full-Time

October 28

Spring 2022 Registration: Second Year Part-Time

October 29

Spring 2022 Registration: Second Year Full-Time

October 30-31

Spring 2022 Registrion: Registration will remain open

November 1

Spring 2022 Registration: Transfer and Visiting Students

November 6-7

6th PT Weekend JD Session

November 8

Spring 2022 Registration: First Day of Saturday Classes

November 10

Spring 2022 Registration: First Day of All Other Classes

November 16

Last day of Tuesday Classes

November 17

Last day of Wednesday Classes

November 18

Last day of Thursday Classes

November 19

Last day of Friday Classes

November 20-21

7th PT Weekend JD Session

November 22

Last Day of Monday Classes

November 23-24

Makeup/Study Dates

November 25-28

Thanksgiving Recess-No Classes

November 29- December 13

Final Examinations

December 4-5 & 11-12

PT Weekend Final Exams

December 11

PROLAW Classes End

December 12

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes End

December 23-January 2

Christmas Holiday-Offices Closed

Spring 2022 Calendar

DateEvent

January 2-9

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

January 8

First Saturday Classes, Spring Semester Begins (Juris Doctor Classes)

January 8-14

Late/Change of Registration-Dates to add or drop a semester-long J.D. course with "EC" (Erase Course)

January 10

PROLAW Classes Begin

January 10

First Monday Class

January 11

First Tuesday Class

January 12

First Wednesday Class

January 13

First Thursday Class

January 14

First Friday Class

January 15-16

First Weekend JD Session 1

January 15-February 4

Dates to withdraw from a semester-long J.D. course with the grade of "W" (Withdrawal)

January 17

Martin Luther King Holiday – No Classes, Offices Closed

January 24

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes Begin

January 24-30

Late/Change of Registration-Dates to withdraw from an Online course with “EC” (Erase Course)

January 29-30

Weekend JD Session 2

January 31-February 20

Dates to withdraw from an Online course with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

February 7-11

Prospective Fall 2022 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation

February 12-13

Weekend JD Session 3

February 15

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

February 26-27

Weekend JD Session 4

February 27-March 5

Spring Break – No Classes

March 12-13

Weekend JD Session 5

March 14

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

March 15

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

March 16

Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

March 26-27

Weekend JD Session 6

March 28

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

March 29

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

March 30

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

March 31

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

March 31

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

April 1

Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

April 9-10

Weekend JD Session 7

April 15

Easter Break, Good Friday – No Classes, Offices Closed

April 16

Easter Break, Holy Saturday, No Classes

April 17

Easter Sunday – No Classes

April 19

Last Tuesday Classes

April 20

Last Wednesday Classes

April 21

Last Thursday Classes

April 23

Last Saturday Classes

April 23-24

Weekend Makeup Classes

April 25

Last Monday Classes

April 25

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes End

April 26

Last Friday Classes, Spring Semester Ends (Juris Doctor Classes)

April 27-29

Study/Makeup Days

April 30

PROLAW Classes End

April 30 - May 1

Weekend Final Exams

May 2-12

Final Examinations

May 14

Law Commencement Ceremony

May 30

Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

June 1

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