Academic Calendar

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2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 Semester - August 13 - December 6
First-Year Orientation Aug. 6 - 9 - Mon. - Thurs.
Immigration Clinic Orientation Aug. 8 - 9 - Wed. - Thurs.
First Day of Law School Classes Aug. 13 - Monday
Add/Drop Period - Law School Aug. 13 - 17 - Mon. - Fri.
Professionalism Day - 1L Students Aug. 24 - Friday
Holiday - Labor Day / St. Thomas University Closed / No Classes Sept. 3 - Monday
1L Legal Skills Course Sept. 21 - Friday
Emergency Make-up Day (if necessary) Sept. 15 - Saturday
Graduation Registration (December Graduates) Sep. 24 - 28 - Mon. - Fri.
Emergency Make-up Day (if necessary) Oct. 6 - Saturday
1L Legal Skills Course Oct. 12 - Friday
1L Legal Skills Course Nov. 9 - Friday
Emergency Make-up Day (if necessary) Nov. 10 - Saturday
Last Day of Fall 2018 Classes Nov. 19 - Monday
Reading Days Nov. 20 - 27 - Tues. - Tues.
STU Founders Day/Thankgiving Holiday / St. Thomas University Closed / No Classes Nov. 21 - 23 - Wed. - Fri.
Final Exam Period - Law School Nov. 28 - Dec. 6 - Wed. - Thurs.
Degrees Posted  Dec. 14 - Friday

Law School Only: Emergency Make-Up Days: September 15, 2018 October 6, 2018  November 10, 2018

Spring 2019 Semester - January 3 - May 10
1L Courses Begin  Jan. 3 - Thursday
1L Skills Course Jan. 3 - 4 - Thur. - Fri.
Regular Classes Begin - Law School Jan. 7 - Monday
Add/Drop Period - Law School Jan. 7 - 11 - Mon. - Fri.
Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21 - Monday
Graduation Registration - May and August Graduates Feb. 4 - 8 - Mon. - Fri.
1L Legal Skills Course Feb. 8 - Friday
Holiday - Presidents Day Feb. 18 - Monday
Monday Classes Meet Feb. 19 - Tuesday
1L Legal Skills Course Mar. 8 - Friday
Spring Break Mar. 11-15 - Mon. - Fri.
1L Legal Skills Course Apr. 12 - Friday
Friday Classes Meet Apr. 17 Wednesday
Easter Break / St. Thomas Univeristy Closed / No Classes Apr. 18 - 19 - Thur. - Fri
Last Day of Classes - Law School  Apr. 25 - Thursday
Reading Days  Apr. 26-28 - Fri. - Sun. 
Final Exam Period Apr. 29 - May 9 - Mon. - Thurs.
Commencement Ceremony / Degrees Posted May 10 - Friday
Summer 2019 Semester - May 22 - July 24
First Day of Classes May 22 - Wednesday
Add/Drop Period - Law School May 23 - 24 - Wed. - Fri.
Holiday - Memorial Day 
May 27 - Monday
Monday Classes Meet May 29 - Wednesday
Holiday - Independence Day July 4 - Thursday
Last Day of Classes - Law School July 11 - Thursday
Reading Days July 12 - 16 - Fri. - Tues.
Final Exam Period July 17 - 24 - Wed. - Wed. 
Degrees Posted Aug. 9 - Friday