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Academic Calendar

2013-2014 Academic Calendar
(Philadelphia Campus*)

Fall Semester 2013
Date Activity
August 5 Orientation for International LL.M. Students
August 119 Registration and Orientation for first-year students
August 20 - 23 First-year Legal Research & Writing and Litigation Basics classes
August 5 - 30 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
August 26 First day of classes for the other first-year courses and for all upper level courses
September 2 Labor Day recess
November 27 (Wednesday) will follow a Friday class schedule
November 28 & 29 Thanksgiving recess
December 4 (Tuesday) will follow a Thursday class schedule
December 5 Last day of classes
December 6 - 20 Final examinations
Spring Semester 2014
Date Activity
January 6 - 17 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
January 13 First day of classes
January 20 Due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, classes scheduled to start before 4:00 pm are cancelled
January 24 Diploma date
March 10 - 14 Spring recess
April 25 Last day of classes
April 29 - May 12 Final examinations
May 22 Commencement
Philadelphia Summer Session 2014*
Date Activity
May 27 - 29 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
May 27 First day of classes
May 27 Due to Memorial Day, Monday classes will meet on Tuesday, May 27
July 10 Last day of classes
July 14 - July 16 Final examinations
July 21 Diploma date [J.D.]
August 6 Last day for Graduate Tax Program
August 22 Diploma date [LL.M.]

* The calendar for each Foreign program is published in the brochure for the respective session in Rome, Japan and China.

 

2014-2015 Academic Calendar
(Philadelphia Campus*)

Fall Semester 2014
Date Activity
August 4 Orientation for International LL.M. Students
August 18 Registration and Orientation for first-year students
August 19 - 22 First-year Legal Research & Writing and Litigation Basics classes
August 4 - 29 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
August 25 First day of classes for the other first-year courses and for all upper level courses
September 1 Labor Day recess
November 26 (Wednesday) will follow a Friday class schedule
November 27 & 28 Thanksgiving recess
December 2 (Tuesday) will follow a Thursday class schedule
December 3 Last day of classes
December 5 - 19 Final examinations
Spring Semester 2015
Date Activity
January 5 - 16 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
January 12 First day of classes
January 19 Due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, classes scheduled to start before 4:00 pm are cancelled
January 23 Diploma date
March 9 - 13 Spring recess
April 24 Last day of classes
April 28 - May 11 Final examinations
May 21 Commencement
Philadelphia Summer Session 2015*
Date Activity
May 26 - 28 Schedule Revision/Registration ["Drop/Add"]
May 26 First day of classes
May 26 Due to Memorial Day, Monday classes will meet on Tuesday, May 27
July 9 Last day of classes
July 13 - July 15 Final examinations
July 20 Diploma date [J.D.]
August 21 Diploma date [LL.M.]

* The calendar for each Foreign program is published in the brochure for the respective session in Rome, Japan and China.