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

Monday, October 21, 2024 7:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) - Spring 2025 Priority Registration Begins
Friday, October 25, 2024 11:59 PM (PT)- Spring 2025 Priority Registration Ends
Saturday, October 26, 2024 12:00 AM (PT) - Spring 2025 Open Registration for All Students Begins
To Be Determined Final Filing Deadline for the February 2025 California Bar Exam
Monday, January 6 Intersession Begins
Friday, January 10 Intersession Ends
Monday, January 13 Classes Begin
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observed*
To Be Determined Application Receipt Deadline for March 2025 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
Wednesday, January 22 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Add a Class (End of Open Registration)
Thursday, January 23 Drop Only Period Begins
Sunday, January 26 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Drop a Class Without a "W" (Drop Only Period Ends)
Monday, January 27 Withdraw Only Period Begins (with a grade of "W")
Sunday, February 23 6:00 PM (PT) - Major Legal Writing Graded III Assignments Due
To Be Determined Application Opens for July 2025 California Bar Examination
Monday, March 3 & Tuesday, March 4 First Year Mid-term Examinations**
Monday, March 3 & Tuesday, March 4 Open Class Days**
Wednesday, March 5 - Friday, March 7 Spring Break - No Classes
To Be Determined Legal Research & Writing Oral Arguments
To Be Determined March 2025 MPRE
Monday, March 31 Cesar Chavez Day - No Classes*
To Be Determined Timely Filing Deadline for July 2025 California Bar Examination
Tuesday, April 15 Last Tuesday Class
Wednesday, April 16 Last Wednesday Class
Thursday, April 17 Last Thursday Class
Friday, April 18 Good Friday - No Classes*
Tuesday, April 22 Friday Classes Meet; Last Friday Class 
Wednesday, April 23 Monday Classes Meet; Last Monday Class 
Thursday, April 24 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Friday, April 25 Flex Day for Day and Evening Classes***
Friday, April 25 11:59 PM (PT) - Deadline to Withdraw from a Class
Saturday, April 26 Reading Period Begins
Monday, April 28 Reading Period Ends
Tuesday, April 29 First Day of Examination Period
Wednesday, May 14 Last Day of Examination Period
Saturday, May 17 or Sunday, May 18 Graduation (Westchester Campus)
To Be Determined Final Filing Deadline for the July 2025 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.