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School of Law Academic Calendars

Academic Year   2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Fall Semester   2014   2015   2016   2017  
Orientation Aug. 11-15 August 10-14 August 8-12 August 14-18
Fall Classes Begin August 18 August 17 August 15 August 21
Last Day to drop without a W August 29 August 28 August 26 September 1
Labor Day September 1 September 7 September 5 September 4
Last day to receive partial refund of tuition September 19 September 18 September 16 September 22
Fall Break October 20-21 October 19-20 October 17-18 October 23-24
SLU Make a Difference Day October 25 October 31 October 29 October 28
Law classes in session
Wednesday before Thanksgiving
November 26 November 25 November 23 November 22
Legislative day; Monday schedule November 26 November 25 November 23 November 29
Fall Classes End November 26 November 25 November 23 December 1
Thanksgiving Break November 27-28 November 26-27 November 24-25 November 23-24
Fall Reading Period November 29-December 1 November 28-30 November 26-28 December 2-4
Fall Exams December 2-15 December 1-14 November 29 - December 12 December 5-18
Last day for graduating students' exams December 13 December 12 December 10 December 16
Mid-Year Graduation Celebration December 12 December 11 December 9 December 15
Law School December Graduates Ceremony
December 18 December 17 December 15 December 21
Fall Degree Conferral December 20 December 19 December 17 December 23
Spring Semester   2015   2016   2017   2018  
Spring Classes Begin N/A N/A January 9 January 8
Spring Classes Begin; Monday schedule January 8 January 7 January N/A January N/A
Martin Luther King Day January 19 January 18 January 16 January 15
Last day to drop without a W January 23 January 22 January 20 January 19
Last day to receive partial refund of tuition February 13 February 12 February 10 February 9
Ash Wednesday February 18 February 10 March 1 February 14
Spring Break March 9-14 March 7-12 March 13-18 March 12-17
Good Friday April 3 March 25 April 14 March 30
Spring Classes End; Friday schedule N/A N/A April 25 April 24
Spring Classes End April 24 April 22 N/A N/A
Spring Reading Period April 25-27 April 23-25 April 26-30 April 25-29
Spring Exams April 28-May 11 April 26-May 9 May 1-15 April 30-May 14
Last day for graduating students' exams May 9 May 7 May 13 May 12
Hooding Ceremony May 14 May 12 May 18 May 17
Spring Commencement May 16 May 14 May 20 May 19
Spring Degree Conferral May 16 May 14 May 20 May 19
Summer Semester   2015   2016   2017   2018  
Summer Session in Madrid Begins May 16 May 14 May 20 May 19
Summer Session Begins May 18 May 16 May 22 May 21
Memorial Day May 25 May 30 May 29 May 28
Fourth of July July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4
Summer Session Ends and Legislative Day (if applicable) July 6 July 5 (Monday schedule) July 11 July 10 (Wednesday schedule)
Summer Session Exams July 11-15 July 9-13 July 15-19 July 14-18
Summer Degree Conferral August 12 August 10 August 16 August 15
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