2005-2006 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2005

May    
2 Mon

Last day to drop most fall clinics (except Judicial Clerkship; see course descriptions); Last day to drop fall Adv. Trial

AUGUST

15  Mon

Last day to drop fall Pretrial, Trial, ADR, Appellate Advocacy and Negotiation Theory & Practice

15-20 Mon-Sat

First year orientation

16-20 Tue-Sat

LLM International Orientation

22 Mon

First day of classes

26 Fri

Last day to add an upper-level course without faculty approval*

SEPTEMBER

5 Mon

Labor Day holiday (no classes)

16 Fri Last day to drop Government Lawyering Clinic (Spring semester)
16 Fri

Last day to drop an upper-level course without a PW (permitted withdrawal) on transcript*

OCTOBER

14 Fri

Last day to drop an upper-level course without faculty approval*

20-21 Thur-Fri

Fall break (no classes)

31  Mon

Last day to drop spring Clinics (except Judicial Clerkship & Government Lawyering Clinic; see course descriptions)              

NOVEMBER

16  Wed

7:30 a.m. - Online registration for spring classes for 3Ls  and LL.M.s

18 Fri

7:30 a.m. - Online registration for spring classes for 2Ls

22   Tues

Thursday class schedule (Tuesday classes will not meet)

23   Wed

Friday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet)

24-27 Thu-Sun

Thanksgiving break

DECEMBER

2 Fri

Last day of classes

5-16 Mon-Fri

Exam period

Spring Semester 2006 

JANUARY

Mon

Last day to drop spring Pretrial, Trial, Advanced Trial, and ADR

9 Mon 

First day of classes for spring semester

13 Fri

Last day to add a spring upper-level course without faculty approval*

16 Mon

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday holiday 
(no classes)

FEBRUARY

3 Fri

Last day to drop an upper-level course without a PW (permitted withdrawal) reflected on transcript*

MARCH

3 Fri

Last day to drop an upper-level course without faculty approval*

13-19 Mon-Sun  

Spring break

APRIL

TBA 

7:30 a.m. - Online registration for fall classes for
rising 3Ls and LLMs

TBA  

7:30 a.m. - Online registration for fall classes for rising 2Ls

21 Fri 

Last day of classes

24-May 5 Mon-Fri

Exam period

MAY

Fri

Last day of exam period

19 Fri

Commencement Day

     
*(unless otherwise specified in course description or by professor)