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2008-2009 Calendar

CALENDAR FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2008-2009

2008           FALL TERM
25 Aug. Mon.  Orientation for graduate students and Visiting Researchers begins.

27 Aug. Wed.  Orientation for new JD students begins.

28 Aug. Thurs.  Registration for all new students.

29 Aug. Fri.  Orientation for all new students.

2 Sept. Tues.  Registration for returning students.
    First-term small groups meet.

3 Sept. Wed.  Fall term begins, 8:10 a.m. Classes begin, 8:10 a.m.

17 Oct. Fri.  Fall recess begins, 6 p.m.

27 Oct. Mon.  Classes resume, 8:10 a.m.

26 Nov. Wed.  Thanksgiving recess begins, 6 p.m.

1 Dec. Mon.  Classes resume, 8:10 a.m.

17 Dec. Wed.  Only Thursday classes will meet.

18 Dec. Thurs.  Only Friday classes will meet. Classes end; winter vacation begins, 6 p.m.

2009
7 Jan. Wed.  Vacation ends; examination period begins, 9 a.m.

21 Jan. Wed.  Fall term ends, 5:00 p.m.   

     SPRING TERM

26 Jan. Mon.  Spring term begins, 8:10 a.m.; registration for all students.
               
13 Mar. Fri.  Spring recess begins, 6 p.m.

23 Mar. Mon.  Spring recess ends; classes resume, 8:10 a.m.

8 May Fri.  Classes end.

11 May Mon.  Examination period begins, 9 a.m.

22   May Fri.  Spring term ends, 5:00 p.m.

25 May Mon.  UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT 

3 June Wed.  Degrees voted by faculty.

 **Labor Day is on September 1, 2008. Rosh Hashanah is on September 30-October 1, 2008 (beginning at sundown on September 29).  Yom Kippur is on October 9, 2008 (beginning at sundown on October 8). 
 ** YLS Alumni Weekend is October 3-5, 2008.