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2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018  
July 20 (M) Orientation for International LLM students
August 20 (M) Orientation for transfer students and US LLM students
August 20-24 (M-F) Mandatory orientation sessions for 1st year JD students
August 27 (M) Fall semester classes begin
September 3 (M)   Holiday - Labor Day
September 19 (W)   Holiday - Yom Kippur
October 8-14 (M-Su) Fall Break
November 21-25 (W-Su) Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 7 (F) Last day of fall semester classes
December 11-21 (Tu-F) Exam Period
December 24-
January 6 (M-Su)
Winter Break
Spring 2019  
January 7-11 (M-F) Winter Intersession Courses
January 14 (M) Spring semester classes begin
January 21 (M) Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 4-10 (M-Su) Mardi Gras Holiday and Spring Break
April 19 (F) Holiday - Good Friday
April 23 (Tu) Last day of spring semester classes
April 29-May 10 (M-F) Exam Period
May 18 (Sa) Commencement ceremonies