Academic Calendar 2016 - 2017

Spring Semester-2016

January 4 MondayUniversity Re-opens
January 5 -8Tuesday - Friday Practice Ready Institute
January 11MondayClasses Begin (except for Spring 2016 entering 1Ls)
January 14ThursdayMass of Holy Spirit
January 14 -15 Thursday - FridayOrientation
January 18Monday Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)*
January 19 Tuesday Classes Begin for Spring 2016 entering 1Ls
February 15-17Monday-WednesdayMidterm Exams
February 23 - 24Tuesday-WednesdayFlorida Bar Exam
March 7 - 11Monday - FridaySpring Break (no classes)**
March 24 - 27Thursday - SundayEaster Break (no classes)*
April 21ThursdayMake-up day for Easter Thursday (follow Thursday schedule)

Summer Session-2016

May 23 - 27Monday - FridayPractice Ready Institute
May 30MondayMemorial Day Holiday (no classes)*
May 31TuesdayClasses begin
July 4MondayJuly 4th Holiday (no classes)*
July 19TuesdayMake-up day for July 4th Holiday (Follow Monday schedule)
July 19TuesdayLast Day of Classes
July 20WednesdayMake-up day for re-scheduled classes
July 21 - 24Thursday - SundayReading Period
July 25MondayFinal Exams Begin
July 26 - 27Tuesday - WednesdayFlorida Bar Exam
August 5FridayExams End (Official Graduation Date posted as 08/05/2016)

Fall Semester-2016

August 15-17Monday - Wednesday Practice Ready Institute
August 16TuesdayUniversity Assembly
August 17-19Wednesday - FridayOrientation
August 18 ThursdayMass of Holy Spirit
August 22 Monday Classes Begin
September 5Monday Labor Day Holiday (no classes)*
October 10-12Monday - WednesdayMidterm Exams
November 24-25Thursday - FridayThanksgiving Holiday (no classes)*
November 28MondayLast Day of classes
November 29TuesdayMake- up day for re-scheduled classes
November 30-December 1Tuesday - Thursday Reading Period
December 2FridayFinal Exams Begin
December 15 ThursdayFinal Exams End
December 17 - January 1 Saturday - SundayChristmas Holiday CLOSED*

Spring Semester-2017

January 2MondayUniversity Re-opens
January 3-6Tuesday - ThursdayPractice Ready Institute
January 9 MondayClasses Begin (except for Spring 2017 entering 1Ls)
January 12ThursdayMass of Holy Spirit
January 12-13Thursday - FridayOrientation
January 16MondayMartin Luther King Holiday (no classes)*
January 17Tuesday Classes Begin for Spring 2017 entering 1Ls
February 13-15 Monday-WednesdayMidterm Exams
February 21-22Tuesday-WednesdayFlorida Bar Exam
March 6- 10 Monday - SundaySpring Break (no classes)**
April 13-16Thursday - SundayEaster Break (no classes)*
April 20 ThursdayMake-up day for Easter Thursday (follow Thursday schedule)
April 21FridayMake-up day for Good Friday (follow Friday schedule)
April 24MondayMake-up day for Martin Luther King holiday (follow Monday schedule)
April 24 MondayLast Day of Classes
April 25TuesdayMake- up day for re-scheduled classes
April 25-27Tuesday - ThursdayReading Period
April 28Friday Final Exams Begin
May 11 ThursdayFinal Exams End
May 11ThursdayGraduation Mass/ Reception
May 12 FridayGraduation Ceremony (Official graduation date posted as 05/11/17)

Summer Session-2017

May 22-26 Monday - FridayPractice Ready Institute
May 29 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)*
May 30TuesdayClasses begin
July 4TuesdayJuly 4th Holiday (no classes)*
July 18TuesdayLast Day of Classes
July 19 Wednesday Make-up day for re-scheduled classes
July 20-23 Thursday - SundayReading Period
July 24Monday Final Exams Begin
July 25-26Tuesday - WednesdayFlorida Bar Exam
August 1 TuesdayExams End