NOTE: This calendar does not apply to the first-year Evening JD class entering in Fall 2024.

Monday, July 15
7:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) - Fall 2024 Priority Registration Begins
Friday, July 19 11:59 PM (PT) - Fall 2024 Priority Registration Ends
Saturday, July 20
12:00 AM (PT) - Fall 2024 Open Registration for All Students Begins
Monday, August 19 Classes Begin
Monday, August 26 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Add a Class (End of Open Registration)
Tuesday, August 27 Drop Only Period Begins (without a "W")
Monday, September 2 Labor Day Holiday Observed - No Classes*
Friday, September 6 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Drop a Class without a "W" (Drop Only Period Ends)
Saturday, September 7 Withdraw Only Period Begins (With a grade of "W")
Wednesday, September 18 Application Receipt Deadline for November 2024 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
To Be Determined 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded I Assignments Due
Monday, October 7 First Year Mid-term Examinations**
Monday & Tuesday, October 7 & 8 Open Class Days**
Friday, October 11 Yom Kippur Observed - No Classes
Monday, October 28 Student Course Evaluations Begin
To Be Determined First Day to Apply Online for the February 2025 California Bar Examination
Monday, November 4 7:00 AM (PT) - First Year Elective Course Selection Begins
Friday, November 8 11:00 PM (PT) - First Year Elective Course Selection Ends
Thursday, November 7 or Friday, November 8 November 2024 MPRE
Wednesday, November 13 Last Wednesday Class 
Thursday, November 14 Last Thursday Class
Friday, November 15 Last Friday Class
To Be Determined 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded II Assignments Due
Wednesday, November 20 Monday Classes Meet, Last Monday Class
Thursday, November 21 Last Tuesday Day Class
Friday, November 22 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Monday, November 25 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Tuesday, November 26 Reading Period Begins
Thursday, November 28

Student Course Evaluations End

Thursday, November 28

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

Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed - No Classes*
Friday, November 29 Day After Thanksgiving - No Classes*
Monday, December 2 Reading Period Ends
Tuesday, December 3 First Day of Examination Period
Wednesday, December 18 Last Day of Examination Period
Monday, December 23 Winter Break Begins*


* 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.