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The School of Law Academic Calendar contains all dates and deadlines associated with the fall and spring terms for St. Mary’s Law. You can find the University Academic Calendar on the St. Mary’s University website.

Spring 2020

Jan. 3-11
Course changes online open
Jan. 3- 11
100% refund
Jan. 4
Mandatory Re-orientation for 2L Evening
Jan. 6
Classes begin — Spring 2020
Jan. 12-18
75% refund
Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day — No Classes
Jan. 19-25
50% refund
Jan. 26-Feb. 1
25% refund
Feb. 2
No further refund on withdrawals
Feb. 10-28
Mid-term exams
Mar. 1
Deadline to apply for graduation
Mar. 9-13
Spring Break
Mar. 27-28
Law Weekend
Apr. 10
Good Friday — No classes Friday and Saturday
Apr. 13
Fiesta Farewell
Apr. 16
Friday classes meet instead of Thursday classes — 
Apr. 17
Oyster Bake —  No classes Friday
Apr. 24
Last day of classes
Apr. 24
Last day to drop without academic penalty
Apr. 27 – May 8
Final exams
May 16
Commencement ceremony

Fall 2019

Aug. 14-15
Mandatory Orientation for all 1st year students
Aug. 17
Mandatory Re-orientation for 2L Evening
Aug. 17
Mandatory Re-orientation for 3L
Aug. 12-23
Course changes online open
Aug. 19
Classes begin
Aug 12-24
Fall 100 percent refund period
Sept. 2
Labor Day – no classes
Sept. 2-6
Fall 50 percent refund period
Sept. 9-13
Fall 25 percent refund period
Sept. 14
No further refunds on withdrawals
Sept. 23 to Oct. 11
Mid-term exams
Oct. 1
Timely deadline for 1st year students to file Declaration of Intent to study law with Texas Board of Legal Examiners
Oct. 1
Deadline to apply for graduation
Oct. 14
Fall Break – no classes
Oct. 15
Monday classes meet instead of Tuesday classes (Tuesday classes cancelled)
Oct. 24
Red Mass
Nov. 26
Last day of class
Nov. 27-29
Thanksgiving – no classes
Dec. 2-13
Final exams – Fall 2019 semester
Dec. 13
Hooding Ceremony
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