Academic Calendar


Academic Year

2016-2017

2017-2018

Fall Semester

2016

2017

Orientation August 15-17August 14-18
Fall Classes Begin August 18August 21
Last day to drop without a W September 2September 1
Labor Day - No ClassesSeptember 5 September 4
Last day to receive partial refund of tuitionSeptember 23 September 22
Fall Break October 17-18October 23-24
SLU Make a Difference DayOctober 29 October 28
Law classes in session Wednesday before ThanksgivingNovember 23 November 22
ThanksgivingNovember 24-25  November 23-24  
Legislative Day; Monday scheduleNovember 30November 29  
Fall Classes End November 30December 1
Fall Reading PeriodDecember 1-2 December 2-4
Fall ExamsDecember 3-15 December 5-18
Last day for graduating students' exams December 13December 16
Mid-Year Graduation CelebrationDecember 9 December 15
Law School December Graduates Ceremony December 21
Fall Degree ConferralDecember 17 December 23
 

Spring Semester

 2017

2018

Spring Classes BeginJanuary 9 January 8
Martin Luther King Day - No ClassesJanuary 16 January 15
Last day to drop without a WJanuary 20 January 19
Last day to receive partial refund of tuitionFebruary 10 February 9
Ash Wednesday - Classes in SessionMarch 1 February 14
Spring BreakMarch 13-18 March 12-17
Good Friday - No ClassesApril 14 March 30
Spring Classes End; Friday scheduleApril 25 April 24
Spring Reading PeriodApril 26-May 1 April 25-30
Spring Exams May 2-15May 1-14
Last day for graduating students' examsMay 13 May 12
Hooding CeremonyTBDTBD
Commencement and Spring ConferralMay 20 May 19
 

Summer

2017 

2018

Summer Session in Madrid BeginsMay 20 May 19
Summer Session BeginsMay 22 May 21
Memorial DayMay 29 May 28
Fourth of JulyJuly 4 July 4
Summer Session Ends (and Legislative Day if applicable)July 11 July 10
(Wed sched)
Summer Session ExamsJuly 17-18, 20 July 16-17, 19
Summer Degree ConferralAugust 16 August 15

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