Wayne State University

Academic calendar

Contact Student Affairs or the Records and Registration Office for more information about this calendar.

Tentative Law School calendar

Academic year 2014-15

Fall term 2014

Priority registration for fall term 2014
Wednesday, July 9 to Saturday, Aug. 16

Open registration for fall term 2014
Monday, Aug. 18 to Saturday, Aug. 23

Orientation and Legal Writing Program Begins for:

All First Year Students (Day, Evening & Combined Program)
Monday, Aug. 18

Law Classes Begin for All Law Students
Monday, Aug. 25

Late Registration for Fall Term 2014
Monday, Aug. 25 to Monday, Sept. 8

Labor Day Recess
Monday, Sept. 1

Last Day for Filing Degree Application
Friday, Sept. 26

Priority Registration for Winter Term 2015
Wednesday, Nov. 5 (tentative) to Saturday, Jan. 3

Classes End
Monday, Nov. 24

Review and Reading Period
Tuesday, Nov. 25 to Wednesday, Dec. 3

Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 27

Law School Examination Period
Thursday, Dec. 4 to Wednesday, Dec. 17

Holiday Recess
Thursday, Dec. 25 to Thursday, Jan. 1

Fall Term Ends
Wednesday, Dec. 31


Tentative Winter Term 2015

Winter Term Begins
Thursday, Jan. 1

Open Registration for Winter Term 2015
Monday, Jan. 5 to Saturday, Jan 10

Classes Begin
Monday, Jan. 12

Late Registration for Winter Term 2015
Monday, Jan. 12 to Friday, Jan. 17

Martin Luther King Holiday to University Holiday
Monday, Jan. 19

Last Day for Filing Degree Application
Friday, Feb. 13

Priority Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2015
To be determined to Saturday, May 2

Law School & University Spring Recess
Monday, March 16 to Saturday, March 21

Classes Resume
Monday, March 23

Priority Registration for Fall Term 2015
To be determined to Saturday, Aug. 29

Open Registration for Spring/Summer Term 2015
Monday, May 5 to Saturday, May 23

Classes End
Monday, April 20

Class Make up Days, if needed
Tuesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 22

Review and Reading Period
Thursday, April 23 to Wednesday, April 29

Law School Examination Period
Thursday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 13

University Commencement
TBD

Law School Term Ends
Wednesday., May 13

Law School Commencement
Monday, May 18 (tentative)


 Tentative Summer Term 2015

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25

Classes Begin
Tuesday, May 26

Late Registration for Summer Term 2015
Tuesday, May 26 to Monday, June 1

Independence Day Recess
Friday, July 3

Classes End
Thursday, July 9

Law School Examination Period
Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 17

Summer Term Ends
Friday, July 31 

* To make up for class days lost due to the observance of holidays, substitute class days are scheduled.

**** Classes scheduled to meet Monday/Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Weds./Thursday will have a final class meeting on Thursday, July 9.  All other classes will end on Wednesday, July 8.

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