MSU College of Law

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall 2016

Incoming LL.M. and M.J. Student Orientation Begins  Wed., 8/17
Incoming International Students (J.D., LL.M., and M.J.) Mandatory Orientation Fri., 8/19
Classes Begin
(Incoming J.D. Students)
Mon., 8/22
Classes Begin
(Returning Students)
Mon., 8/29
Labor Day - no classes Mon., 9/5
Thanksgiving Holiday/Fall Break Mon., 11/21 - Fri., 11/25
Classes End Thu., 12/8
Reading Period – no classes Fri., 12/9 - Sun., 12/11
Final Exams Mon., 12/12 - Wed., 12/21 (Including Saturday)

Spring 2017

Classes Begin Mon., 1/9
MLK Day - no classes Mon., 1/16 (Make-up day will be Mon., 4/24)
Spring Break Mon., 3/6 - Fri., 3/10
Classes End Mon., 4/24
(Make-up day for MLK Day)
Reading Period – no classes Tue., 4/25 - Thu., 4/27
Final Exams Fri., 4/28 - Wed., 5/10
Commencement Fri., 5/12

Summer 2017

Classes Begin Mon., 5/15
Memorial Day – no classes Mon., 5/29 (Monday and Wednesday classes have longer meeting times throughout the semester to compensate for the lost day.)
Classes End Fri., 6/30
Reading Period – no classes Sat., 7/1 – Tue., 7/4
Final Exams Wed.,7/5 - Fri., 7/7

Published November 9, 2015

Revised July 27, 2016