Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law

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.

Fall 2015 Calendar

DateEvent
Aug 22 First Day of all Saturday Classes
Aug 24 First Day of all other classes
Aug 22–31 Late registration/change of registration
—Only days to add a class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)
Sept 7 Labor Day—No Classes, Offices Closed
Oct 26 Spring 2016 Registration—Third and Fourth Year Part-Time JD; All GLS (LL.M., M.J., S.J.D. & D.Law)
Oct 27 Spring 2016 Registration—Third Year Full-Time JD
Oct 28 Spring 2016 Registration—Second Year Part-Time JD
Oct 29 Spring 2016 Registration—Second Year Full-Time JD
Oct 30 Spring 2016 Registration—First Year Full-Time & Part-Time JD
Nov 2 Spring 2016 Registration—All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)
Nov 21 Last day of Saturday classes
Nov 24 Last day of Tuesday Classes
Nov 25 Last day of Wednesday Classes
Nov 26–27 Thanksgiving Recess—No classes, Offices Closed
Nov 30 Last day of Monday classes
Dec 1 Study/Make-up Day
Dec 2 Last Friday classes (will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd)
Dec 3 Last Thursday classes
Dec 4 Study/Make-up Day
Dec 7–17 Final Examinations
Dec 24–25 Christmas Holiday—Offices Closed

Spring 2016 calendar

DateEvents
Dec.–Jan. 31–1 New Year's Holiday—Offices Closed
January 15 First Friday Classes
January 16 First Saturday Classes
January 18 Martin Luther King Holiday—No Classes, Offices Closed Make-up: Friday, January 22
January 19 First Tuesday Class
January 20 First Wednesday Class
January 21 First Thursday Class
January 22 First Monday Class—All Monday classes in session at their regular meeting times on Fri. Jan 22
January 25 Second Monday Class
March 6–13 Spring Break—No Classes
March 14 Classes Resume
March 25 No Classes, Offices Closed
March 26 No Classes
March 29 Fall Registration: LL.M.,M.J.,S.J.D., & DLaw; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT)
March 30 Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)
March 31 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)
April 1 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT & FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)
April 4 Fall Registration: All others (Transfer and Visiting)
April 25 Last Monday Classes
April 26 Last Tuesday Classes
April 27 Last Wednesday Classes
April 28 Last Thursday Classes
April 30 Last Saturday Classes
May 2 Last Friday Classes
May 3 Study/Makeup Day
May 4–12 Final Examinations
May 21 Commencement Ceremony
May 30 Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed

Fall 2016 Calendar

DateEvent
August 18–19 Orientation—1st year Full-Time and Part-Time Students
August 20 First Day of all Saturday classes
August 22 First Day of all other classes
September 5 Labor Day—No Classes, Offices Closed
November 19 Last day of Saturday classes
November 22 Last day of Tuesday classes
November 23 Last day of Wednesday classes
November 24–27 Thanksgiving Recess—No classes, Offices Closed
November 28 Last day of Monday classes
November 29 Last day of Thursday classes (will meet on Tuesday, November 29)
November 30 Last day Friday classes (will meet on Wednesday, November 30)
December 1 Study/Makeup Day
December 2 Study/Makeup Day
December 5–15 Final Examinations
December 24–25 Christmas Holiday—Offices Closed