NOTE: This calendar does not apply to the first-year Evening JD class entering in fall 2022.

Monday, July 18
7:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) - Fall 2022 Priority Registration Begins
Friday, July 22 11:59 PM (PT) - Fall 2022 Priority Registration Ends
Saturday, July 23
12:00 AM (PT) - Fall 2022 Open Registration for All Students Begins
Monday, August 22 Classes Begin
Monday, August 29 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Add a Class (End of Open Registration)
Tuesday, August 30 Drop Only Period Begins (without a "W")
Monday, September 5 Labor Day Holiday Observed - No Classes*
Friday, September 9 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Drop a Class without a "W" (Drop Only Period Ends)
Saturday, September 10 Withdraw Only Period Begins (With a grade of "W")
Wednesday, September 14 Application Receipt Deadline for November 2022 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
Sunday, October 2 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded I Assignments Due
Tuesday, October 4 Yom Kippur Observed - No Evening Classes
Wednesday, October 5 Yom Kippur Observed - No classes
Monday, October 10 First Year Mid-term Examinations**
Monday & Tuesday, October 10 & 11 Open Class Days**
Monday, October 31 Student Course Evaluations Begin
To Be Determined First Day to Apply Online for the February 2023 California Bar Examination
Monday, November 7 7:00 AM (PT) - First Year Elective Course Selection Begins
Friday, November 11 11:00 PM (PT) - First Year Elective Course Selection Ends
Monday, November 14 or Tuesday, November 15 November 2022 MPRE
Thursday, November 17 Last Thursday Class
Friday, November 18 Last Friday Class
Sunday, November 20 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded II Assignments Due
Tuesday, November 22 Last Tuesday Day Class
Wednesday, November 23 Last Wednesday Class
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed - No Classes*
Friday, November 25 Day After Thanksgiving - No Classes*
Monday, November 28 Last Monday Class
Tuesday, November 29 Tuesday Evening Classes Meet, Last Tuesday Evening Class, Flex Day for Day Classes
Wednesday, November 30 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Thursday, December 1

Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***

Student Course Evaluations End

Thursday, December 1

11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Withdraw from a Class

Friday, December 2 Reading Period Begins
Sunday, December 4 Reading Period Ends
Monday, December 5 First Day of Examination Period
Tuesday, December 20 Last Day of Examination Period


* Administrative offices are closed and auxiliary services are not available. For Library hours/schedule, please go to

** 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 first year evening mid-term examinations.

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