Academic Calendar


Overview

KU Law's academic calendar includes semester start and end dates, exam dates and academic breaks.

The Office of the University Registrar posts approved academic calendars for future years, which includes academic breaks through 2025-26. Please note that the semester start/end dates and finals dates listed on that calendar do not apply to the law school.

 




    KU Law Academic Calendar

    KU Law Academic Calendar
    DateEvent
    August 2021
    8/19/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - fall starters
    8/20/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - fall starters
    8/23/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - fall starters
    8/23/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - summer starters
    8/24/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - fall starters
    8/24/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - summer starters
    8/25/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - fall starters
    8/25/2021Orientation / Lawyering Skills Classes - summer starters
    8/25/20212L/3L Orientation
    8/26/2021Law classes begin
    September 2021
    9/6/2021Labor Day - no classes
    October 2021
    10/9/2021Fall Break begins
    10/13/2021Classes resume
    November 2021
    11/24/2021Thanksgiving recess begins - no classes
    11/29/2021Classes resume
    December 2021
    12/1/2021Last day of law classes
    12/2/2021Constructive day
    12/3/2021Reading day
    12/6/2021First day of law final examinations
    12/17/2021Last day of law final examinations
    12/18/2021Winter recess begins
    January 2022
    1/18/2022Law classes begin
    March 2022
    3/14/2022Spring break begins
    3/21/2022Classes resume
    April 2022
    4/22/2022Last day of law classes
    4/23/2022Reading day
    May 2022
    4/25/2022First day of law final examinations
    5/6/2022Last day of law final examinations
    5/14/2022School of Law Hooding Ceremony
    5/15/2022Commencement