JD and LLM Programs

Summer 2016 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Summer 1 Classes Begin Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Summer 1 Add/Drop Period Tuesday, May 17, 2016 — Friday, May 20, 2016
Summer 1 Classes End Thursday, June 30, 2016
Summer 2 Classes Begin Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Summer 2 Add/Drop Period Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — Friday, July 15, 2016
Summer 2 Classes End Thursday, August 25, 2016

FALL 2016 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law Orientation Monday, August 29 — Thursday, September 1, 2016
American Law LLM, Intellectual Property LLM, & Visiting Foreign Exchange Orientation Wednesday, August 31 — Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Graduate Tax Program Orientation Friday, September 2nd, 2016
First-Year JD Registration & Orientation Wednesday, August 31, 2016 — Friday, September 2, 2016
All Classes Begin Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Fall Add/Drop Tuesday, September 6, 2016 — Monday, September 19, 2016
Columbus Day: Classes Suspended Monday, October 10, 2016
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Substitute Friday Schedule of Classes Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 24, 2016 — Sunday, November 27, 2016
Last Day of Classes for Upper-Class JD, First-Year JD, American Law LLM, Banking & Financial Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Thursday, December 8, 2016
Reading Period Friday, December 9, 2016 — Sunday, December 11, 2016
Exam Period: Banking & Financial Law LLM & Graduate Tax Program Students Friday, December 9, — Thursday, December 22, 2016
Exam Period: Upper-Class JD, American Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Monday, December 12, 2016 — Thursday, December 22, 2016
Exam Period: First-Year JD Students Monday, December 12, 2016 — Tuesday, December 20, 2016

SPRING 2017 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

First-Year Lawyering Lab Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — Friday, January 13, 2017
Martin Luther King Day: Classes Suspended Monday, January 16, 2017
All Spring Semester Classes Begin Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Spring Drop/Add Tuesday, January 17, 2017 — Monday, January 30, 2017
Presidents’ Day: Classes Suspended Monday, February 20, 2017
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Spring Recess Saturday, March 4, 2017 — Sunday, March 12, 2017
Patriots’ Day: Classes Suspended Monday, April 17, 2017
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Last Day of Classes Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Reserve Make-up Day (Snow/WeatherClosing) Thursday, April 27, 2017
Reading Period: Second & Third Year Students Friday, April 28, 2017 — Sunday, April 30, 2017
Reading Period: First-Year Students Friday, April 28, 2017 — Monday, May 1, 2017
Exam Period: Banking & Financial Law LLM and Graduate Tax Program Students Friday, April 28 — Friday, May 12, 2017
Exam Period: Upper-Class JD, American Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Monday, May 1, 2017 — Friday, May 12, 2017
First-Year JD Exam Period Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — Friday, May 12, 2017
First-Year JD Journal Writing Competition  Friday, May 12, 2017 — Friday, May 19, 2017
Commencement Weekend Friday, May 19, 2017 — Sunday, May 21, 2017

Summer 2017 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Summer 1 7 and 14-week Classes Begin Monday, May 22, 2017
Summer 1 Add/Drop Period Monday, May 22, 2017 — Friday, May 26, 2017
Memorial Day: Classes Suspended Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day: Classes Suspended Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Summer 1 7-week Classes End Friday, July 7, 2017
Summer 2 7-week Classes Begin Monday, July 10, 2017
Summer 2 7-week Add/Drop Period Monday, July 10, 2017 — Friday, July 14, 2017
Summer 1 14-week Classes End Friday, August 25, 2017
Summer 2 7-week Classes End Friday, August 25, 2017

FALL 2017 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law Orientation Monday, August 28, 2017 — Thursday, August 31, 2017
American Law LLM, Intellectual Property LLM, & Visiting Foreign Exchange Orientations Tuesday, August 29, 2017 — Thursday, August 31, 2017
First-Year JD Registration & Orientation Wednesday, August 30, 2017 — Thursday, August 31, 2017
Legal English Certificate Program and Executive LLM in International Business Law Orientations Thursday, August 31, 2017
Graduate Tax Program Orientation for International Students Thursday, August 31, 2017
Graduate Tax Program Orientation for All Students (International and Domestic) Friday, September 1, 2017
All Classes Begin Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Fall Add/Drop Tuesday, September 5, 2017 — Monday, September 18, 2017
Columbus Day: Classes Suspended Monday, October 9, 2017
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Substitute Friday Schedule of Classes Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 23, 2017 — Sunday, November 26, 2017
Last Day of Classes for Upper-Class JD, First-Year JD, American Law LLM, Banking & Financial Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Thursday, December 7, 2017
Reading Period Friday, December 8, 2017 — Sunday, December 10, 2017
Exam Period: Banking & Financial Law LLM & Graduate Tax Program Students Friday, December 8, 2017 — Friday, December 22, 2017
Exam Period: Upper-Class JD, American Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Monday, December 11, 2017 — Friday, December 22, 2017
Exam Period: First-Year JD Students Monday, December 11, 2017 — Tuesday, December 19, 2017

SPRING 2018 – (SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

First-Year Lawyering Lab Tuesday, January 9, 2018 — Friday, January 12, 2018
Graduate Tax Program Orientation for New Spring Students TBA
Martin Luther King Day: Classes Suspended Monday, January 15, 2018
All Spring Semester Classes Begin Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Spring Drop/Add Tuesday, January 16, 2018 — Monday, January 29, 2018
Presidents’ Day: Classes Suspended Monday, February 19, 2018
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Spring Recess Saturday, March 3, 2018 — Sunday, March 11, 2018
Patriots’ Day: Classes Suspended Monday, April 16, 2018
Substitute Monday Schedule of Classes Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Last Day of Classes Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Reserve Make-up Day (Snow/WeatherClosing) Thursday, April 26, 2018
Reading Period: Second & Third Year Students Friday, April 27, 2018 — Sunday, April 29, 2018
Reading Period: First-Year Students Friday, April 27, 2018 — Monday, April 30, 2018
Exam Period: Banking & Financial Law LLM & Graduate Tax Program Students Friday, April 27, 2018 — Friday, May 11, 2018
Exam Period: Upper-Class JD, American Law LLM, and Intellectual Property LLM Students Monday, April 30, 2018 — Friday, May 11, 2018
First-Year JD Exam Period Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — Friday, May 11, 2018
First-Year JD Journal Writing Competition  Friday, May 11, 2018 — Friday, May 18, 2018
Commencement Weekend Friday, May 18, 2018 — Sunday, May 20, 2018

 

Executive LLM Program (2016-17)

Fall Online Semester
September 6, 2016 — December 13, 2016
Spring Online Semester
January 17, 2017 — April 28, 2017
Summer Budapest Semester
Pre-Residency: May 15, 2017 — June 16, 2017
Residency Session: June 18, 2017 — July 1, 2017
Post-Residency: July 10, 2017 — August 4, 2017
Summer Boston Semester
Pre-residency: July 10, 2017 — August 11, 2017
Residency Session: August 13, 2017 — August 26, 2017
Post-Residency: September 5, 2017 — September 29, 2017
Summer Online Semester
Semester: May 15, 2017, — August 25, 2017