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2011-2012 Clinical Academic Calendar

2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2008-2009

DateDeadline
June 22- Early add/drop deadline for Fall Government Lawyer and Securities Regulation clinicals
August 12- Early add/drop deadline for Fall Attorney General clinical
September 1- Fall independent clinical and continuing clinical application deadline
September 5- Labor Day
September 6- Early add/drop deadline for Federal Debt Collection Clinic
September 12- Classes begin for upper-level (2L/3L) students (including all clinical courses)
September 13- FALL CLINICAL ADD/DROP DEADLINE  (fall clinicals, fall-winter clinicals, fall-spring clinicals, winter or spring clinicals tied to a fall class). Clinicals dropped after this date receive a Withdrawal transcript notation.
September 19- Fall clinical work begins
September 30- Final day to change Fall clinical credits
October 7- Semester in Washington: Round 2 Application Deadline
October 10- Columbus Day: No classes, if placement is closed students must make up hours missed
October 14- Reflection essay #1 due for externship students
- Sports Law Clinic application deadline
October 16- Supreme Court Litigation Clinic application deadline
October 28- Fall clinical supervisor's mid-semester evaluations due
November 1- Winter term independent clinical application deadline
- Winter term continuing clinical application deadline
- Travel funding application deadline for winter term independent or continuing clinicals in the U.S.
November 4- Early add/drop deadline for Winter-Spring Child Advocacy Clinic
November 11- Veterans Day: Classes in session. If placement is closed, students must make up hours missed
- Reflection essay #2 due for externship students
November 16- WINTER CLINICAL ADD/DROP DEADLINE (winter clinicals, winter-spring clinicals, spring clinicals with winter class). Clinicals dropped after this date receive a Withdrawal transcript notation.
November 18- ITA Criminal Prosecution: Supervisor's mid-semester evaluations due
- Travel funding application deadline for winter term clinical course students in the U.S.
November 23-25- Thanksgiving break: Students are expected to work regular clinical hours this week and must make up hours missed
December 2Early add/drop deadline for spring Child Advocacy Clinic
December 8- Fall upper-level classes end
December 9- Fall clinical work ends
- Reflection essay #3 due for externship students
December 16- Fall clinical supervisor's evaluations due
- Fall independent clinical papers due
December 21-31- Winter break
January 2-3- Winter clinical work begins
Note: In accordance with ABA guidelines on clinical credits, students will need to make up the clinical hours from the Jan 2 federal holiday if their placement observes the holiday.
January 3- Winter classes begin
- Early add/drop deadline for spring Role of the State Attorney General clinic
January 13- Spring independent clinical and continuing clinical application deadline
- SPRING CLINICAL ADD/DROP DEADLINE (spring clinicals). Clinicals dropped after this date receive a Withdrawal transcript notation.
January 16- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: No classes.
Note: In accordance with ABA guidelines on clinical credits, students will need to make up the clinical hours from Martin Luther King, Jr. Day if their placement observes the holiday.
January 18- Winter courses end (clinical work continues)
January 20- Winter clinical work ends
January 23- Spring classes and clinical work begin
January 27- Fall clinical student's evaluation due (online)
- Winter independent clinical papers due
- ITA Criminal Prosecution: Supervisor's final evaluations due
January 31- 3Ls: Intention of pro bono work deadline (for those who have not completed requirement)
February 3- Final day to change spring clinical credits
February 17- Reflection essay #1 due for externship students
February 20- President's Day: Classes in session, if placement is closed students must make up hours missed
February 24- Winter clinical student's evaluation due (online)
March 9- 3Ls: Pro Bono paperwork due
- Spring supervisor's mid-semester evaluations due
March 12-16- Spring Break: Students excused from clinical work
March 23- Reflection essay #2 due for externship students
April 20- Spring classes and clinical work end for all students
- Reflection essay #3 due for externship students
April 27- Spring supervisor's final evaluations due
- Spring independent clinical papers due
May 18- Spring clinical student evaluations due (online)
May 24- Commencement
Last modified: April 24, 2014

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