Charleston School of Law

2022-23 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Fall *subject to change2022
First-Year OrientationMonday, August 15 – Thursday, August 18
First Day of ClassesMonday, August 22
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes [after this date, permission by Academic Dean required to drop class]Friday, August 26
Last Day to Request Permission to Change Enrollment StatusFriday, August 26
Labor Day Holiday Offices Closed, No ClassesMonday, September 5
Fall Break Offices open, no classesMonday, October 10
Monday Classes to Meet (Monday class schedule) Tuesday classes will not meet on this dayTuesday, October 11
Interim Testing Schedules For All Required Courses *Please note: Professors may choose whether to have two assessments or one midterm for their courses.Assessment 1
  • Friday, September 23
  • Friday, September 30
Midterms
  • Friday, October 7
  • Friday, October 14
Assessment 2
  • Friday, October 28
  • Friday, November 4
School Closure Make-Up Days, if neededSaturday, October 22 Saturday, October 29
Thanksgiving Holiday: [No Classes]: School offices open on Wednesday and closed Thursday and FridayWednesday, November 23 – Friday, November 25
Last Day of ClassFriday, December 2
Reading DaysSaturday – Monday, December 3-5
Final Exams
  • Tuesday, December 6 – Saturday, December 10
  • Monday , December 12 – Wednesday, December 14
Winter Graduation CeremonyTBD
School Offices ClosedDecember 25 – January 2, 2023
Spring *subject to change2023
Orientation for Spring Admit StudentsTuesday, January 3 – Friday, January 6
Classes Begin for All StudentsMonday, January 9
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes [after this date, permission by Academic Dean required to drop class]Friday, January 13
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday Offices Closed, No ClassesMonday, January 16
Spring BreakMonday, March 6 – Friday, March 10
Interim Testing Schedules For All Required Courses *Please note: Professors may choose whether to have two assessments or one midterm for their courses.Assessment 1
  • Friday, February 10
  • Friday, February 17
Midterms
  • Friday, February 24
  • Friday, March 3
Assessment 2
  • Friday, March 24
  • Friday, March 31
School Closure Make-Up Day, if neededSaturday, April 15
Last Day of ClassMonday, April 24
Reading DayTuesday, April 25
Final Exams
  • Wednesday, April 26 – Saturday, April 29
  • Monday, May 1 – Thursday, May 4
Spring Graduation CeremonyTBD
Maymester/Summer Standard/Summer * subject to change2023
First day of Maymester & Summer Standard SessionTuesday, May 9
Last Day to Add/Drop a Maymester CourseTuesday, May 9
Last Day to Add/Drop a Summer Standard CourseMonday, May 15, noon
Last day of Maymester classes [summer standard classes continue to meet]Tuesday, May 23
Reading Day for Maymester [summer standard classes continue to meet]Wednesday, May 24
Maymester Exams [summer standard classes continue to meet]Thursday, May 25
Memorial Day, no classes, offices closedMonday, May 29
First day of Summer Classes [summer standard classes continue to meet]Tuesday, May 30
Last Day to Add/Drop for SummerFriday, June 2, noon
Assessment Dates for Required CoursesTBD
Monday classes to meetFriday, June 16
Juneteenth Holiday (offices closed, no classes)Monday, June 19
July 4 Holiday Observed, no classes, offices closedMonday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4
Monday classes to meetWednesday, July 5
Last day of all summer classesThursday, August 3
Reading DayFriday, August 4
Exams for all summer classesSaturday, August 5 Monday, August 7 – Wednesday, August 9
Summer Graduation (no ceremony)TBD

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