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Academic Calendar & Schedules

Note: UMass Law's calendar is different from the main university calendar. Law students should follow this calendar.

UMass Law Fall Semester
Thursday, December 21, 2023 Makeup Exams
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 Exams end
Saturday, December 9, 2023 Exams begin
Friday, December 8, 2023 Reading period ends
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 Reading period begins
Monday, December 4, 2023 Last day of classes
Saturday, November 25, 2023 Thanksgiving recess ends
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 Thanksgiving recess begins
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Mental Health Day - No Classes
Saturday, November 11, 2023 No classes
Monday, October 9, 2023 No classes
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Last day Add/Drop
Monday, September 4, 2023 No classes
Saturday, August 26, 2023 First Day of Classes
Friday, August 25, 2023 Orientation Ends
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Orientation Begins
UMass Law Spring Semester
Friday, May 17, 2024 Commencement
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Makeup Exams
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Exams end
Friday, April 26, 2024 Exams begin
Thursday, April 25, 2024 Reading period ends
Monday, April 22, 2024 Reading period begins
Saturday, April 20, 2024 Last day of classes
Monday, April 15, 2024 No classes
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Reserved make-up day
Friday, April 12, 2024 Reserved make-up day
Thursday, March 28, 2024 Tuesday class schedule
Monday, March 18, 2024 Classes resume
Monday, March 11, 2024 Spring recess begins
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Monday class schedule
Monday, February 19, 2024 No classes
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Monday class schedule
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Last day Add/Drop
Monday, January 15, 2024 No classes
Monday, January 8, 2024 First day of classes

Calendars & Schedules

Academic calendars, class schedules, and final exam schedules will be posted when available.