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Academic Calendar

Fall 2023

Event Date
Fall 2023 Registration bills available on myBama July 17
MPRE August 9 or 10, 2023
Fall 2023 confirmation deadline August 10
Start of Financial Aid Disbursements for Law/LLM / Refunds available at Student Receivables August 14
Orientation for First Year Class Monday, August 7 – Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Classes begin for fall semester Thursday, August 17
Summer 2023 grades are due August 30
Last day to drop a course without a grade of “W” Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 4
National Celebration of “Constitution Day” Sunday, September 17, 2023
Last day to drop a course with a grade of “W” Wednesday, October 25
Fall Break – Classes Dismissed Thursday & Friday – October 26 & 27
MPRE November 2 or 3, 2023
Registration for Spring 2024 November 6 (for 3L students) November 7 (for 2L students)
Spring 2024 Registration bills available on myBama November 15
Last day for all makeup classes November 16
Exam date for Legal Writing November 17
Last Day of Fall 2023 Classes 2L/3L classes: Monday, December 4 (Note: First Year classes will also meet on this day) 1L classes: Tuesday, December 5 (treated as a Friday)
Reading Days 2L’s and 3L’s: Tuesday, December 5 1L’s: Wednesday, December 6 & Thursday, December 7
Thanksgiving Week – Classes Dismissed November 20-24
Thanksgiving – Classes Dismissed (UA offices closed) November 23 – 24
Final Examinations December 6 – 19, 2023
Spring 2024 confirmation deadline December 10
COMMENCEMENT December 16

Spring 2024

Event Date
AALS January 3-6
Spring 2024 refunds available TBA
Classes begin Thursday, January 4
First, Second and Third Year Fall 2023 grade submission deadline Friday, January 5
Last day students can drop classes without receiving a “W.” Wednesday, January 10
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 15
MPRE March 26 and March 27
Spring Break March 11-15
Last day to drop a course with a grade of “W” Thursday, March 14
2L Moot Court Final Wednesday, March 20, 1:00pm (No 1L classes will be held on this day)
Law Week (classes still in session) April 1-5
Last day for all makeup classes Tuesday, April 5
Registration for Summer and Fall April 1 (for rising 3L students); April 2 (for rising 2L students)
Last day of spring classes Upper Level Classes- Thursday, April 18 (treated as a Monday)- note: First-year classes will also meet on this day
First Year Classes- Friday, April 19 (treated as a Wednesday)
Reading Day Friday, April 19 – 2Ls & 3Ls; Monday, April 22 – 1Ls
Final Examinations April 22 – May 8
Grades due for First Year Classes Tuesday, May 28
Grades due for Second- and Third- Year Classes Friday, May 31
COMMENCEMENT TBD