MSU College of Law

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Incoming LL.M. and M.J. Student Orientation Begins  Wed., 8/16
Incoming International Students (J.D., LL.M., and M.J.) Mandatory Orientation Fri., 8/18
Classes Begin
(Incoming J.D. Students)
Mon., 8/21
Classes Begin
(Returning Students)
Mon., 8/28
Labor Day - no classes Mon., 9/4
Thanksgiving Holiday/Fall Break Mon., 11/20 - Fri., 11/24
Classes End Thu., 12/7
Reading Period – no classes Fri., 12/8 - Sun., 12/10
Final Exams Mon., 12/11 - Wed., 12/20

Spring 2018

Classes Begin Mon., 1/8
MLK Day - no classes Mon., 1/15 (Make-up day will be Mon., 4/23)
Spring Break Mon., 3/5 - Fri., 3/9
Classes End Mon., 4/23
(Make-up day for MLK Day)
Reading Period – no classes Tue., 4/24 - Thu., 4/26
Final Exams Fri., 4/27 - Wed., 5/9
Commencement Fri., 5/11

Summer 2018

Classes Begin Mon., 5/14
Memorial Day – no classes Mon., 5/28 (Monday and Wednesday classes have longer meeting times throughout the semester to compensate for the lost day.)
Classes End Thur., 6/28
Reading Period – no classes Fri., 6/29 - Sun., 7/1
Final Exams Mon., 7/2 - Tue., 7/3

Published November 15, 2016

Revised January 10, 2017