Boston University School of Law

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FALL 2014 - (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
First-Year Registration & Orientation Thursday, August 28, 2014 through
     Friday, August 29, 2014
All Classes Begin Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Fall Add/Drop Tuesday, September 2, 2014 through
     Monday, September 15, 2014
Columbus Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, October 13, 2014
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Substitute Friday
   Schedule of Classes
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 27, 2014 through
    Sunday, November 30, 2014
Last Day of Classes Thursday, December 4, 2014
Reading Period:
   Upper-Class Students
Friday, December 5, 2014 through
   Sunday, December 7, 2014
Reading Period:
   First-Year Students
Friday, December 5, 2014 through
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Exam Period: Upper-Class Students
Monday, December 8, 2014
    through Friday, December 19, 2014
Exam Period: First-Year Students Wednesday, December 10, 2014 through
    Friday, December 19, 2014


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SPRING 2015 - (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
First-Year Lawyering Lab Monday, January 5, 2015 through
     Friday, January 9, 2015
All Spring Semester Classes Begin Monday, January 12, 2015
Spring Drop/Add Monday, January 12, 2015 through
      Monday, January 26, 2015
Martin Luther King Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, January 19, 2015
Presidents' Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, February 16, 2015
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Spring Recess Saturday, March 7, 2015 through
    Sunday, March 15, 2015
Patriots’ Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, April 20, 2015
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Last Day of Classes Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Reserve Make-up Day (Snow/WeatherClosing) Thursday, April 23, 2015
Reading Period:
  Second & Third Year Students
Friday, April 24, 2015 through
  Sunday, April 26, 2015
Reading Period:
   First-Year Students
Friday, April 24, 2015 through
     Monday, April 27, 2015
Second & Third Year Exams Monday, April 27, 2015 through
     Friday, May 8, 2015
First-Year Exam Period Tuesday, April 28, 2015 through
    Friday, May 8, 2015
First-Year
   Journal Writing Competition
Friday, May 8, 2015 through
    Friday, May 15, 2015
Commencement    Sunday, May 17, 2015

2/4/2015
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FALL 2015 - (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
First-Year Registration & Orientation Thursday, August 27, 2015 through
     Friday, August 28, 2015
All Classes Begin Monday, August 31, 2015
Fall Add/Drop Monday, August 31, 2015 through
     Monday, September 14, 2015
1L Moving Day:
   First-Year Classes Suspended
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Labor Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, September 7, 2015
Columbus Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, October 12, 2015
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Substitute Friday
   Schedule of Classes
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 26, 2015 through
    Sunday, November 29, 2015
Last Day of Upper-class Classes Thursday, December 3, 2015
Substitute Tuesday
   Schedule of First-Year Classes
Friday, December 4, 2015
Last Day of First-Year Classes Friday, December 4, 2015
Reading Period:
   Upper-Class Students
Friday, December 4, 2015 through
   Monday, December 7, 2015
Reading Period:
   First-Year Students
Saturday, December 5, 2015 through
    Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Exam Period: Upper-Class Students
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
    through Monday, December 21, 2015
Exam Period: First-Year Students Thursday, December 10, 2015 through
    Monday, December 21, 2015

11/3/2014
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SPRING 2016 - (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
First-Year Lawyering Lab Monday, January 4, 2016 through
     Friday, January 8, 2016
All Spring Semester Classes Begin Monday, January 11, 2016
Spring Drop/Add Monday, January 11, 2016 through
      Monday, January 25, 2016
Martin Luther King Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, January 18, 2016
Presidents' Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, February 15, 2016
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Spring Recess Saturday, March 5, 2016 through
    Sunday, March 13, 2016
Patriots’ Day:
   Classes Suspended
Monday, April 18, 2016
Substitute Monday
   Schedule of Classes
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Last Day of Classes Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Reserve Make-up Day (Snow/WeatherClosing) Thursday, April 21, 2016
Reading Period:
  Second & Third Year Students
Friday, April 22, 2016 through
  Sunday, April 24, 2016
Reading Period:
   First-Year Students
Friday, April 22, 2016 through
     Monday, April 25, 2016
Second & Third Year Exams Monday, April 25, 2016 through
     Friday, May 6, 2016
First-Year Exam Period Tuesday, April 26, 2016 through
    Friday, May 6, 2016
First-Year
   Journal Writing Competition
Friday, May 6, 2016 through
    Friday, May 13, 2016
Commencement Weekend Friday, May 13, 2016 through
   Sunday, May 15, 2016

11/3/2014
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