Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Dates May Be Subject to Change

Summer 2022
Event/Deadline Date(s)
Memorial Day holiday (University closed; no classes) May 30
Classes begin May 31
Add/drop period May 31-June 8
Juneteenth observed, (University closed; no classes) June 20
Independence Day (University closed; no classes) July 4
Classes end July 28
Examinations begin August 1
Examinations end August 5
WCL Official Degree Award Date August 18

Dates May Be Subject to Change

Fall 2022
Event/Deadline Date(s)
New student orientation August 15–19
LLM and SJD New Student Orientation August 17-18
First day of classes August 19
Add/drop period August 19–26
Labor Day holiday (University closed; no classes) September 5
Last day to add externship fieldwork credits, independent studies, moot court, mock trial and journal credits September 9
Fall break October 14–17
Last day to withdraw from a class with a W transcript notation October 21
Submission period for Non-Native English Speakers to request examination accommodations November 1–28
Advance registration for Spring 2023 semester November 7–11
All classes remote November 23
Thanksgiving holiday (University closed; no classes) November 24–27
Make up class meeting days
     Thursday class make up Tuesday, November 29
     Monday class make up Wednesday, November 30
     Friday class make up Thursday, December 1
Official last day of classes December 1
Deadline for submitting exam deferral requests December 1
Reading period December 2–6
Examinations begin December 7
Examinations end December 17
Final due date for all assessments without an earlier deadline December 17
Official Degree Award Date December 21
Winter break – University closed December 24–January 2
Deadline for IP grades from Summer 2022.
Missing grades will convert to an F after this date.
January 16

Dates May Be Subject to Change

Spring 2023
Event/Deadline Date(s)
New LLM student orientation/registration January 6
First day of classes January 9
Add/drop period January 9–13
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed; no classes) January 16
Last day to add externship fieldwork credits, independent studies, moot court, mock trial and journal credits January 30
Spring break March 12–19
Last day to withdraw from a class with a W transcript notation March 17
Submission period for Non-Native English Speakers to request examination accommodations March 27–April 24
Advance registration for Summer & Fall 2023 begins April 10–14
Last day of classes (includes make ups for holidays) April 24
Deadline for submitting exam deferral requests April 24
Reading period April 25–May 1
Examinations begin May 2
Examinations end May 13
Final due date for all assessments without an earlier deadline May 13
Commencement May 21
Official Degree Award Date May 21
Deadline for IP grades from Fall 2022.
Missing grades will convert to an F after this date.
June 10

Dates May Be Subject to Change

Summer 2023
Event/Deadline Date(s)
Memorial Day holiday (University closed; no classes) May 29
First day of classes May 30
Make up day for Memorial Day (Monday classes meet) June 2
Add/drop period May 30–June 6
Juneteenth (University closed; no classes) June 19
Make up for Juneteenth June 23
Independence Day (University closed; no classes) July 4
Make up day for Independence Day (Tuesday classes meet) July 7
Last day to withdraw from a full term summer class with a W transcript notation July 7
Last day of classes July 27
Deadline for submitting exam deferral requests July 27
Reading period July 28–31
Examinations begin August 1
Examinations end August 5
Final due date for all assessments without an earlier deadline August 5
Official Degree Award Date August 18
Deadline for IP grades from Spring 2023.
Missing grades will convert to an F after this date.
September 4

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