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

October 25

Spring 2022 Registration: Third and Fourth Year Part-Time JD

October 26

Spring 2022 Registration: Third Year Full-Time JD

October 27

Spring 2022 Registration: Second Year Part-Time JD

October 28

Spring 2022 Registration: Second Year Full-Time JD

October 29

Spring 2022 Registration: First Year Full-Time & Part-Time JD

November 1

Spring 2022 Registration: All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)

November 6-7

6th PT Weekend JD Session

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