2020 Fall Law School Academic Calendar

Academic Session Dates

Session 1: 8/24/2020 through 12/12/2020 (Regular Academic Session)
 

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Add, swap, drop or register deadline

11:59 p.m. last day to make changes to class schedule  

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09/01/2020

Audit deadline

Last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit

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09/01/2020

Census/Freeze date

Session 1

09/22/2020

Classes begin

 
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08/24/2020

Classes end

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11/24/2020

Credit change deadline

Last day to adjust credits in a variable credit class

Session 1

09/01/2020

 

Diplomas available to graduates

August 30, 2020 through November 30, 2020 graduates can pick up diplomas at Marquette Central or arrange for shipment via FedEx from the Office of the Registrar

Session 1

4-6 weeks after diploma date

 

End of fall term 2020 graduates can pick up diplomas at Marquette Central or arrange for shipment via FedEx from the Office of the Registrar

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4-6 weeks after diploma date

Enrollment/registration

Fall term 2020 registration by appointment

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04/06/2020

 

Fall term 2020 registration no appointment required 

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04/10/2020

 

Spring term 2021 registration by appointment

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11/09/2020

 

Spring term 2021 registration no appointment required

Session 1

11/23/2020

Exams Remote

Final exams

Session 1

12/02/2020 through 12/12/2020

Faculty grading deadlines

Last day to submit final grades at noon

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Faculty textbook submission deadline

Provide spring 2021 textbook information to Book Marq

Session 1

11/06/2020

Graduation application available

Available to candidates who will meet graduation requirements spring, summer or fall 2021

Session 1

10/12/2020

Graduation application deadline

Last day to apply to graduate in fall 2020 if did not participate in the Spring 2020 Commencement

Session 1

10/01/20

New Faculty Orientation

Session 1

08/17/2020 through 08/21/2020

Official transcript deadline - graduation

External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect August 30 through November 29 graduation

Session 1

One week prior to diploma date

 

External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect end of fall term 2020 graduation

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01/04/2021

Orientation

For first year students

Session 1

08/20/2020 through 08/21/2020

Study days (remote)

Session 1

11/30/2020 through 12/01/2020

Transcripts available

Final fall term 2020 degree information included

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01/29/2021

Trustees' List deadline

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for August 30, 2019 through November 30, 2020 graduates

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At noon the last business day of the month; diploma date is last business day of the month

 

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for end of fall term 2020 graduates

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At noon 01/08/2021

Withdrawal from classes begins

W grade assigned

Session 1

09/02/2020

Withdrawal deadline

Last day to withdraw from classes or the university with a grade of W

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10/13/2020

University closed

  • Labor Day:  09/07/2020
  • Thanksgiving Holiday:  11/26/2020 through 11/27/2020
  • Christmas Holiday:  12/24/2020 through 1/04/2021

To see Spring and Summer terms, select the corresponding link:

University Holiday Schedule: Offices closed 

Faculty: The dates of the 2020-2021 academic year for new and returning faculty are August 17, 2020 through May 23, 2021.