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Academic Calendar

Please be advised that the start/end dates of a semester are subject to change until the final schedule is posted on LOCUS by the University Registrar.

Spring 2014 Semester   


Dec 27 - Jan 12

London Comparative Advocacy Program

Dec 31 - Jan 1

New Year's Holiday - Offices Closed

Jan 11 - 18

Intensive Trial Practice/ChildLaw Trial Practice Intensive/ LLM Advocacy Intensive

Jan 13 - 17

Tax Controversy Intensive

Jan 17

First Friday Classes

Jan 18

First Saturday Classes 

Jan 17 - 24

LATE/CHANGE REGISTRATION-Last day to add or withdraw from a class with "EC" (Erase Course)

Jan 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes - Offices Closed
Make-up: Friday, January 24th.

Jan 21

First Tuesday Class

Jan 22

First Wednesday Class

Jan 23

First Thursday Class

Jan 24

First Monday Class - All Monday classes in session at their regular meeting times

Jan 27

Second Monday Class
Feb 10 - 14 Prospective August 2014 and January 2015 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation.

Feb 14

Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W"

Feb 15

DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)

Feb 26

Summer Registration: LL.M.,M.J.,S.J.D., & DLaw; Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)
Feb 27 Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)
Feb 28 Summer Registration: All others (Transfer and Visiting)
Mar 1 DEADLINE: Character & Fitness Application with Illinois Bar Examiners. (First-year JD only)

Mar 9 - 16


Mar 17

Classes Resume
Mar 20

Fall Registration: LL.M.,M.J.,S.J.D., & DLaw; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT) 

Mar 21

Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)
Mar 24 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)

Mar 25

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT)
Mar 25 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)
Mar 26 Fall Registration: All others (Transfer and Visiting)

Mar 28

Last day to withdraw from Study abroad programs without a "W" and receive partial refund

Apr 18

Good Friday - No Classes - Offices Closed

Apri 19

Holy Saturday - No Classes

Apr 28

Last Day of Monday Classes

Apr 29

Last Day of Tuesday Classes

Apr 30

Last Day of Wednesday Classes

May 1

Last Day of Thursday Classes

May 2

Last Day of Friday Classes

May 3

Last Day of Saturday Classes

May 5

Study/Make-up Day

May 6 - 15

Final Examinations

May 17

Commencement Ceremony

May 26

Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed


Summer 2014 Semester   


May 17 - 24

Trial Practice I Intensive

May 19 - 23

Children's Summer Institute

May 19 - June 13

Early Summer Term

May 19 - June 27

Summer Term A

May 26

Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed

June 1

Lockers must be cleared out

June 2 - July 25

Summer Term C

June 21 & 22

Advanced Writing for Litigation: Civil Litigation

June 28 & 29

Derivatives for Lawyers

June 30 - August 8

Summer Term B

July 4

 Independence Day Break - No Classes, Offices Closed

July 8

Law and Proverty Final Examination

July 19 & 20

Comparative Education Law and Policy: Early Childhood Education

July 28

Evidence Final Examination

August 2 & 3

Wrongful Conviction Seminar

For a listing of Study Abroad Summer Program dates please visit the web at:



Fall 2014 Calendar

Aug 23 First Day of all Saturday Classes
Aug 25 First Day of all other classes
-Only days to add a class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)
Sept 1 Labor Day-No Classes, Offices Closed
Sept 19 Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)
Sept-Oct 22-17 Prospective May 2015 graduates file for graduation
Oct 27 Spring 2015 Registration- Third and Fourth Year Part-Time JD; All GLS (LL.M., M.J., S.J.D. & D.Law)
Oct 28 Spring 2015 Registration- Third Year Full-Time JD
Oct 29   Spring 2015 Registration- Second Year Part-Time JD
Oct 30 Spring 2015 Registration- Second Year Full-Time JD
Oct 31 Spring 2015 Registration- First Year Full-Time & Part-Time JD
Nov 3 Spring 2015 Registration- All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)
Nov 22 Last day of Saturday classes
Nov 25 Last day of Tuesday Classes
Nov 26 Last day of Wednesday Classes
Nov 27 - 30 Thanksgiving Recess- No classes, Offices Closed
Dec 1 Last day of Monday classes
Dec 2 Study/Make-up Day
Dec 3 Last Friday classes
Dec 4 Last Thursday classes
Dec 5 Study/Make-up Day
Dec 8 - 18 Final Examinations
Dec 24 -25 Christmas Holiday-Offices Closed

Spring 2015 calendar

Dec.-Jan.                31-1       

New Year's Holiday-Offices Closed

January                  16  

First Friday Classes

January                  17

First Saturday Classes

January                  19

Martin Luther King Holiday- No Classes, Offices Closed  Make-up: Friday, January 23rd.

January                  20

First Tuesday Class

January                  21

First Wednesday Class

January                  22

First Thursday Class

January                  23 First Monday Class- All Monday classes in session at their regular meeting times

January                  26

Second Monday Class

March                    8-15


March                    16

Classes Resume

April                       3

Good Friday-No Classes, Offices Closed

April                       4

Holy Saturday-No Classes

April                       27

Last Monday Classes

April                       28

Last Tuesday Classes

April                       29

Last Wednesday Classes

May                        30

Last Thursday Classes

May                        2

Last Saturday Classes

May                        4

Last Friday Classes

May                        5

Study/Makeup Day

May                        6-14

Final Examinations


Commencement Ceremony

May                        25

Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

June                        1 All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded.


Philip H. Corboy Law Center · 25 E. Pearson Street Suite 1203 · Chicago, IL 60611 ·
312.915.7167 · E-mail: law-registrar@luc.edu

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