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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 21-16

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 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 9

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

November 9

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

November 10

Spring 2021 Registration: Third Year Full-Time JD 

November 11

Spring 2021 Registration: Second Year Part-Time JD

November 12

Spring 2021 Registration: Second Year Full-Time JD

November 13

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

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

Spring 2021 Calendar

DateEvent

January 9-16

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

January 11      

PROLAW Classes Begin

January 16

First Saturday Class

January 16-25

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

January 18

Martin Luther King Holiday – No Classes, Offices Closed

January 19

First Tuesday Class

January 20    

First Wednesday Class

January 21 

First Thursday Class

January 22

First Friday Class

January 23-24  

First Weekend JD Session 1

January 25    

First Monday Class

January 25

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes Begin

January 25-31 

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

Jan 26-Feb 15

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

February 1-21      

Dates to withdraw from GLS courses with the grade of "W" (Withdrawal Passing)

February 6-7

Weekend JD Session 2

February 8-12   

Prospective Fall 2021 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation

February 15

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

February 20-21  

Weekend JD Session 3

TBD

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

TBD

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

TBD

Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

March 6-7

Weekend JD Session 4

March 20-21

Weekend JD Session 5

TBD

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

TBD           

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

TBD   

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

TBD

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

TBD      

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

TBD           

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

TBD         

Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)

April 1-5

Easter Break - No Classes

April 6

Classes Resume

April 10-11

Weekend JD Session 6

April 20    

Last Tuesday Classes

April 21      

Last Wednesday Classes

April 23

PROLAW Classes End

April 24

Last Saturday Classes

April 24-25 

Last Weekend JD Session 7

April 25

Graduate Legal Studies Online Classes End

April 27

Last Friday Classes

April 28       

Last Monday Classes

April 29

Last Thursday Classes

April 30-May 3

Study/Makeup Days

May 1-2            

Weekend On-Campus Final Exams or Makeup Days if necessary

May 4-13

Final Examinations for FT classes

May 15

Commencement Ceremony

May 31        

Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

June 1                 

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

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