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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

important dates to mark on your calendar

Our year-round academic calendar means you can start when it's right for you. Law school is busy. Make sure to schedule time for studying and for yourself. 

Hilary Term Description

2024 Term Dates

 

Freshman Orientation (mandatory, in-person) January 6-7  
Term begins for weekday students January 8  
Term begins for Saturday/Sunday classes January 13-14  
M.L. King Day (school closed - no classes) January 15  
Thomas Douglas Class degree conferred January 26  
Registration begins for Trinity Term 2024 March 18  
Last day of classes April 14  
Examinations April 15-21  
Antonin Scalia Class Florida graduation ceremony April TBA  
Antonin Scalia Class Michigan graduation ceremony April TBA  
Term break April 22-May 5  
Tuition for Trinity Term 2024 due   April 20  

 

Trinity Term Description

2024 Term Dates

 

Term begins for weekday students May 6  
Term begins for Saturday/Sunday classes May 11-12  
Antonin Scalia Class degree conferred May 24  
Memorial Day (school closed - no classes) May 27  
Juneteenth (school closed - no classes) June 19  
Independence Day (school closed - no classes) July 4  
Registration begins for Michaelmas Term 2024 July 8  
Last day of classes August 11  
Examinations August 12-18  
Term break August 19-September 1  
Tuition for Michaelmas Term 2024 due August 20  

 

Michaelmas Term Description

2024 Term Dates

 

Freshman Orientation August TBA  
Term begins (Labor Day, school closed - no classes) September 2  
Classes begin for weekday students September 3  
Term begins for Saturday/Sunday classes September 7-8  
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Class degree conferred September 20  
Registration begins for Hilary Term 2025 November 4  
Thanksgiving Day (school closed - no classes) November 28  
Friday after Thanksgiving Day (school closed - no classes) November 29  
Last day of classes December 8  
Examinations December 9-15  
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Class and William H. Rehnquist Class Michigan graduation ceremonies  December TBA  
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Class and William H. Rehnquist Class Florida graduation ceremonies  December TBA  
Term break December 16-January 5  
Tuition for Hilary Term 2025 due December 20