Loyola University Chicago

Civitas ChildLaw Center

School of Law

Campus Programs Academic Calendars

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 2018 Calendar

DateEvent

March 16

Last Day to transfer divisions

March 19

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

March 20

Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT)

March 21

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)

March 22

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

March 22

Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT)

March 23

Fall Registration: All others (Transfer and Visiting)

June 15

Last Day for graduation interviews for prospective January 2019 Juris Doctor graduates

July 20

Last Day for applications for Fall J.D. externship applications

July 20

Last Day for applications for Fall J.D. course approval forms

August 16-17

Orientation-1st year Full-Time and Part-Time Students

August TBA

Locker re-assignments and CTA U Passes for upper-class students (Times & Location TBA)

August 18

First Day of all Saturday classes

August 18-19

First Weekend classes

August 20

First Day of all other classes

August 18-24

Late Registration/Change of Registration –Only days to add a class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)

September 3

Labor Day—No Classes, Offices Closed

September 10

Online Classes Begin

September 10-16

Late Registration/Change of Registration (Online Classes) – Only days to add an online class and to withdraw from a class with “EC” (Erase Course)

September 14

Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of “W” (Withdrawal Passing)

September 17 - October 12

Prospective May 2019 Juris Doctor graduates file for graduation

October 29

Spring Registration: All GLS students (LL.M., M.J., S.J.D)

October 29

Spring 2019 Registration: Third and Fourth Year Part-Time JD

October 30

Spring 2019 Registration: Third Year Full-Time JD

October 31

Spring 2019 Registration: Second Year Part-Time JD

November 1

Spring 2019 Registration: Second Year Full-Time JD

November 2

Spring 2019 Registration: First Year Full-Time & Part-Time JD

November 5

Spring 2019 Registration: All Others (Transfer & Visiting Students)

November 17

Last day of Saturday classes

November 17-18

Last Weekend classes

November 18

Last Day of Sunday classes

November 20

Last day of Tuesday classes

November 21

Last day of Wednesday classes

November 22–25

Thanksgiving Recess- No Classes, Offices Closed

November 26

Last day of Monday classes

November 27

Last day of Thursday classes (will meet on Tuesday, November 27)

November 28

Last day Friday classes (will meet on Wednesday, November 28)

November 29-December 2

Study/Makeup Day

December 1-2

Weekend/Makeup Days

December 3-13

Final Examinations

December 9

Online Classes End

December 24-25

Christmas Holiday—Offices Closed

Spring 2018 Calendar

DateEvent
December 27-January 12 London Comparative Advocacy Program
January 6-13 Trial Practice I Intensive/ChildLaw Trial Practice Intensive/ Advanced Trial Practice
January 13 First Saturday Classes
January 13-22 LATE/CHANGE REGISTRATION-Last day to add or withdraw from a class with "EC" (Erase Course)
January 15 Martin Luther King Holiday- No Classes, Offices Closed
January 16 First Tuesday Classes
January 17 First Wednesday Class
January 18 First Thursday Class
January 19 First Friday Class
January 19-21 First Weekend Class
January 22 First Monday Class
February 9 Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W"
February 12-16 Prospective Fall 2018 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation
February 15 DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)
February 21 Summer Registration: LLM,MJ,and SJD, Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)
February 22 Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)
February 23 Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)
March 5-11 SPRING BREAK-No Classes
March 12 Classes Resume
March 19 Fall Registration: LLM, MJ, and SJD; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT) 
March 20 Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT) 
March 21 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)
March 22 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
March 22 Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
March 23 Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting) 
TBA Last day to withdraw from Study abroad programs without a “W” and receive partial refund. 
March 30 No Classes, Offices Closed-Good Friday
March 31 No Classes- Holy Saturday 
April 21 Criminal Law Exam
April 21-22 Last Weekend Classes
April 24 Last Tuesday Classes 
April 25 Last Wednesday Classes 
April 26 Last Thursday Classes 
April 28 Last Saturday Classes
April 28-29 Weekend Makeup Day
April 30 Last Monday Classes 
April 30-May 1 Study/Makeup Day
May 1 Last Friday Classes 
May 2-10 Final Examinations 
May TBA Commencement Ceremony 
May 28 Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed 
June 1  All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded

Spring 2019 Calendar

DateEvent
Dec.27-Jan.11     London Comparative Advocacy Program
January 5-12 Trial Practice I Intensive/ChildLaw Trial Practice Intensive/ Advanced Trial Practice
January 12 First Saturday Classes
January 12-22 LATE/CHANGE REGISTRATION-Last day to add or withdraw from a class with "EC" (Erase Course)
January 14 First Monday Class
January 15 First Tuesday Class
January 16 First Wednesday Class
January 17 First Thursday Class
January 18 First Friday Class
January 19-20 First Weekend Classes
January 21 Martin Luther King Holiday – No Classes,Offices Closed
February 8 Last day to withdraw from a class with the grade of "W" (Withdrawal)
February 11-15 Prospective Fall 2018 Juris Doctor Graduates file for graduation
February 15 DEADLINE: Illinois Bar Exam July Application (3L/4L only)
TBD Summer Registration: LLM,MJ,and SJD, Current 2nd/3rd year FT/PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L FT/PT)
TBD Summer Registration: Current 1st-year FT/PT JD (Prospective 2L FT/PT)
TBD Summer Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting)
March 4-10 SPRING BREAK-No Classes
March 11 Classes Resume
TBD Fall Registration: LLM, MJ, and SJD; Current 2nd/3rd-year PT JD (Prospective 3L/4L PT) 
TBD Fall Registration: Current 2nd-year FT JD (Prospective 3L FT) 
TBD Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L PT)
TBD Fall Registration: Current 1st-year PT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
TBD Fall Registration: Current 1st-year FT JD (Prospective 2L FT) 
TBD Fall Registration: All Others (Transfer and Visiting) 
TBD Last day to withdraw from Study abroad programs without a “W” and receive partial refund. 
April 13-14 Last Weekend Classes
April 19 No Classes, Offices Closed-Good Friday
April 20 No Classes- Holy Saturday
April 23 Last Tuesday Classes 
April 24 Last Wednesday Classes 
April 25 Last Thursday Classes 
April 27 Last Saturday Classes
April 27-28 Weekend Makeup Days
April 29 Last Monday Classes 
April 29-30 Study/Makeup Day
April 30 Last Friday Classes 
May 1-9 Final Examinations 
TBD Commencement Ceremony 
May 27 Memorial Day-No Classes, Offices Closed 
June 1  All lockers must be cleaned out. Remaining contents will be discarded