2022-2023 Academic Calendar (Philadelphia Campus)

Fall Semester 2022*

DateActivity
August 8 – September 2Schedule Revision/Registration [“Drop/Add”]
August 15Orientation for International LL.M. Students
August 22Registration and Orientation for first-year students
August 23-26Continuation of Orientation and Law School Basics classes
August 29First day of classes for all courses
September 5Labor Day recess
November 8No classes due to Day of Civic Service on Election Day
November 23(Wednesday) will follow a Friday class schedule
November 24 – 25Thanksgiving recess
December 8Last day of classes
December 9 – 21Final examinations

Intersession 2023 (Tentative)

DateActivity
January 9 – 13Intersession 2023 (Tentative)

Spring Semester 2023*

DateActivity
January 9 – 20Schedule Revision/Registration [“Drop/Add”]
January 9 – 13Orientation for New International LL.M. Students
January 17First day of classes
January 20Diploma date
March 6 – 10Spring recess
May 1Last day of classes
May 3-15Final examinations
May 25Commencement

Philadelphia J.D. Summer Session 2023**

DateActivity
May 22 – 25Schedule Revision/Registration [“Drop/Add”]
May 22First day of classes
May 29Memorial Day recess
May 30Due to Memorial Day, Monday classes will meet on Tuesday, May 30
June 27Due to Independence Day, Monday classes will meet on Tuesday, June 27
July 3 & 4Independence Day Recess
July 7Last Day of Classes
July 10 – 12Final examinations
July 17Diploma date [J.D.]
August 25Diploma date [LL.M.]

*The calendar for each Foreign program (Rome, Japan & China) is published separately.
**The Tax LL.M. Summer Session calendar is published separately.