NOTE: This calendar does not apply to the first-year Evening JD class entering in fall 2023.

Monday, October 23, 2023 7:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) - Spring 2024 Priority Registration Begins
Friday, October 27, 2023 11:59 PM (PT)- Spring 2024 Priority Registration Ends
Saturday, October 28, 2023 12:00 AM (PT) - Spring 2024 Open Registration for All Students Begins
To Be Determined Final Filing Deadline for the February 2024 California Bar Exam
Monday, January 8 Intersession Begins
Friday, January 12 Intersession Ends
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observed*
Tuesday, January 16 Classes Begin
To Be Determined Application Receipt Deadline for March 2024 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
Wednesday, January 24 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Add a Class (End of Open Registration)
Thursday, January 25 Drop Only Period Begins
Sunday, January 28 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Drop a Class Without a "W" (Drop Only Period Ends)
Monday, January 29 Withdraw Only Period Begins (with a grade of "W")
Sunday, February 25 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded III Assignments Due
To Be Determined Application Opens for July 2024 California Bar Examination
Monday, March 4 First Year Mid-term Examinations**
Monday, March 4 & Tuesday, March 5 Open Class Days**
Wednesday, March 6 - Friday, March 8 Spring Break - No Classes
Monday, March 18 - Wednesday, March 20 Legal Research & Writing Oral Arguments
To Be Determined March 2024 MPRE
Friday, March 29 Good Friday Observed - No Classes*
To Be Determined Timely Filing Deadline for July 2024 California Bar Examination
Monday, April 1 Cesar Chavez Day - No Classes*
Tuesday, April 16 Last Tuesday Class
Wednesday, April 17 Last Wednesday Class
Thursday, April 18 Last Thursday Class
Tuesday, April 23 Friday Classes Meet; Last Friday Class 
Wednesday, April 24 Monday Classes Meet; Last Monday Class 
Thursday, April 25 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Friday, April 26 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Friday, April 26 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Withdraw from a Class
Saturday, April 27 Reading Period Begins
Monday, April 29 Reading Period Ends
Tuesday, April 30 First Day of Examination Period
Wednesday, May 15 Last Day of Examination Period
Sunday, May 19 Graduation (Westchester Campus)
To Be Determined Final Filing Deadline for the July 2024 California Bar Examination


* 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.