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Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019  
July 29 (M) Orientation for International LLM students
August 19 (M) Orientation for transfer students and US LLM students
August 19-23 (M-F) Mandatory orientation sessions for 1st year JD students
August 26 (M) Fall semester classes begin
September 2 (M)   Holiday - Labor Day
October 9 (W)   Holiday - Yom Kippur
October 7-13 (M-Su) Fall Break
November 26 (T) Friday class schedule held
November 27-Dec 1 (W-Su) Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 5 (F) Last day of fall semester classes
December 9-20 (M-F) Exam Period
December 23-
January 5 (M-Su)
Winter Break
Spring 2020  
January 6-10 (M-F) Winter Intersession Courses
January 13 (M) Spring semester classes begin
January 20 (M) Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 24-25 (M-T) Mardi Gras Holiday 
April 6-12 (M-Su) Spring Break-Easter Holiday
April 22 (W) Last day of spring semester classes (Monday class scheduled held)
April 27-May 8 (M-F) Exam Period
May 16 (Sa) Commencement ceremonies