Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

  Dates May Be Subject to Change

Fall 2021
Event/Deadline Date(s)
In My Backyard (IMBY) Day of Service August 16
New student orientation August 16-20
First day of classes August 20
Add/drop period August 20-30
Labor Day holiday (University closed; no classes) September 6
Last day to add externship credits, independent studies, moot court, mock trial and journal credits September 10
Last day to withdraw from a class with a 'W' October 29
Spring registration begins November 10
Submission period for Non-Native English Speakers to request examination accommodations November 15-29
Thanksgiving holiday (University closed; no classes) November 25-26
Last day of classes (includes make ups for holidays)
  • Monday, November 29
  • Tues, November 30
November 30
Monday classes (only) meet
Thursday classes (only) meet
Deadline for submitting exam deferral requests November 30
Reading period December 1-6
Examinations begin December 7
Examinations end December 18
WCL Official Degree Award Date December 21
Winter break (University closed, no classes) December 24-January 2

  Dates May Be Subject to Change

Spring 2022
Event/Deadline Date(s)
New student orientation/registration January 7
First day of classes January 10
Add/drop period January 10-18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed; no classes) January 17
Spring break March 6-13
Advance registration for Fall 2022 begins April 11-15
Last day of classes (includes make ups for holidays) April 25
Reading period April 26-May 1
Examinations begin May 2
Examinations end May 14
WCL Official Degree Award Date May 22
Spring Commencement May 22

  Dates May Be Subject to Change

Summer 2022
Event/Deadline Date(s)
Memorial Day Holiday (University closed; no class) May 30
Classes begin May 31
Monday classes meet (make-up for Memorial Day) June 3
Independence Day (University closed; no classes) July 4
Tuesday classes meet (make-up for Independence Day) July 8
Classes end July 28
Examinations begin August 1
Examinations end August 5
WCL Official Degree Award Date August 18

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