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Academic Year 2016 - 2017

Fall 2016

August 24-26, Wed. p.m.-Fri. Orientation/Registration, First Year Students
August 25-28, Thurs.-Sun. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
August 29, Mon. Classes begin
September 5, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 29, Thurs. (last lecture)
October 7, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
October 11, Tues. University Day - No classes between 9:30am-12:30pm
(Moved from Oct 12 in observance of Yom Kippur)
October 14, Fri. 1L Practice Exams 2:00-5:00 p.m.
October 20-21, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break begins after final class on Wed., Oct. 19
October 24, Mon. Classes resume
November 23, Wed. Friday classes meet
November 24-25, Thurs.-Fri. Thanksgiving Recess (begins after final class on Wed, Nov 2)
November 29, Tues. Thursday classes meet
December 2, Fri. Classes End
December 5, Mon. Reading Day
December 6, Tues. Examinations Begin
December 16, Fri. Examinations End
Possible Make Up Exams on December 19
December 18, Sun. Commencement
January 10, 2017, Tues. 1L Grades Due
January 17, 2017, Tues, 2L & 3L Grades Due

Spring 2017

January 3-7, Tues.-Sat. AALS Annual Meeting
January 5-8, Thurs.-Sun. Trial Advocacy Intensive Session
January 9, Mon. Classes begin
January 16, Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday - no classes
February 9, Thurs. (last lecture)
February 17, Fri. (last class)
Trial Advocacy Classes End (dates approximate), Trials TBA
March 10, Fri. Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.
March 20, Mon. Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
April 14, Fri. Spring Holiday - no classes
April 18, Tues FRIDAY classes meet and Classes End
April 19-21, Wed.-Fri. Inclement Weather Make-Up Days (if needed) --
Reading Day
April 24, Mon. Examinations Begin
May 5, Fri. Examinations End
May 13-14, Sat.-Sun. Graduation Weekend
May 31, Wed. Grades Due
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