2021 Spring Administrative Calendar

Monday, October 26, 2020

7:00 AM - Spring 2021 Priority Registration Begins

Friday, October 30, 2020

11:59 PM - Spring 2021 Priority Registration Ends

Saturday, October 31, 2020

12:00 AM Spring 2021 Open Registration for All Students Begins

Monday, January 4, 2021

Final Filing Deadline for the February 2021 Bar Exam (CBX) 

Monday, January 4

Intersession Begins

Sunday, January 10

Intersession Ends

Monday, January 11

Classes Begin

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observed - No Classes*

Tuesday, January 19

11:59 PM - Deadline to Add a Class - End of Open Registration

Wednesday, January 20

Drop Only Period Begins

Sunday, January 24

11:59 PM - Drop Only Period Ends - Deadline to Drop a Class Without a "W"

Monday, January 25

 Withdraw Only Period Begins (with a grade of "W")

Thursday, January 28

Application Receipt Deadline for March 2021 MPRE 

Sunday, February 21

Major Legal Writing Graded III Assignments Due at 10:00 PM (via TWEN)


Application period begins for the July 2021 California State Bar Exam (CBX)

Monday, March 1

First Year Day Mid-term Examinations

Monday & Tuesday,
March 1 & 2

Open Class Day**

Wednesday & Thursday, March 3 & 4

Spring Break -- No Classes

Friday, March 5

Spring Break -- No Classes *

March (TBD)

LRW Oral Arguments

March 19 or 30

MPRE Examination (March)

Thursday, April 1

Cesar Chavez Holiday Observed - No Classes *

Friday, April 2

Good Friday Observed - No Classes *


Timely Filing Deadline for the July 2021 California State Bar Exam (CBX)

Tuesday, April 13

Last Tuesday Class 

Wednesday, April 14

Last Wednesday Class

Monday, April 19 

Last Monday Class  

Tuesday, April 20

Last Thursday Classes Meet; Last Thursday Class

Wednesday, April 21

Friday Classes Meet; Last Friday Class

Thursday & Friday, 
April 22 & 23

Flex Days for Day and Evening Classes ***

Friday, April 23

11:59 PM - Deadline to Withdraw from a Class

Saturday, April 24

Reading Period Begins

Tuesday, April 27

Reading Period Ends

Wednesday, April 28

First Day of Final Examination Period

Thursday, May 13

Last Day of Final Examination Period

Sunday, May 16

Graduation (Westchester Campus)


Final Filing Deadline for the July 2021 California State Bar Exam (CBX)

*Administrative offices are closed and auxiliary services are not available. 

**Advanced day and evening students may meet at the faculty member's discretion, and students are required to be available to participate in class-related academic activities, e.g., class session, review, examination. First-year day and evening classes will not meet on open class days as they are designated for first year day and evening mid-term examinations.

*** Designated for make-up classes, review sessions, and other such academic activities.


Updated: 1/12/2021