Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law

Online Academic Calendar

The online program operates year round, with three terms. Start dates are generally in September for the fall term, January for the spring term, and May for the summer term. Once the term begins, Sakai is open for students to complete their studies until the specified term end date. Specific dates and deadlines are posted in Sakai each term.

Dates for Online Terms





Fall 2015 Term

August 31, 2015

December 6, 2015


Spring 2016 Term

January 11, 2016

April 3, 2016

April 10, 2016

Summer 2016 Term

May 16, 2016

August 7, 2016

August 14, 2016

Fall 2016 Term

September 12, 2016

December 4, 2016

December 11, 2016

 *Beginning in Spring 2016, all online terms will run for 12 weeks.  Instructors will have discretion to use one additional week for final papers and exams. 

Online Course Registration
Online students register for courses through Loyola’s LOCUS system.