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Academic Calendar

The dates below represent official academic deadlines and informational dates for the semesters displayed.

Note: "ID" signifies Institute of Design.

The academic calendar for Chicago-Kent College of Law is made available by the Conviser Law Center Registrar's Office at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/current-students/academic-affairs.

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Aug 24 Fall Classes Begin
Aug 31 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID A Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Sept 4 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID Full Semester Classes with No Tuition Charges
Sept 5 Last Day to Add/Drop for Full Semester Classes with No Tuition Charges
Sept 7 Labor Day - No Classes
Sept 11 Last Day to Request Late Registration
Sept 14 Fall Degree Conferral Applications Due
Sept 21 Last Day to Withdraw for ID A Session Classes
Oct 5 Spring & Summer Incomplete Grades Due
Oct 12 Fall Break Day - No Classes
Oct 23 Midterm Grades Due
Oct 26 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID B Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Oct 26 Spring & Summer Class Schedules Published Online
Oct 26 Last Day to Withdraw for ID Full Semester Classes
Nov 2 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes
Nov 9 Spring & Summer Registration Begins
Nov 16 Last Day to Withdraw for ID B Session Classes
Nov 16 Fall Final Exam Schedule Published Online
Nov 25-29 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
Dec 5 Last Day of Fall Classes
Dec 6 Last Day to Request an Incomplete Grade
Dec 7-12 Final Exam Week/Final Grading Begins on Dec 7
Dec 16 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST)
Dec 19 Fall Degree Conferral
 
Accelerated and Short Courses Registration Deadlines
COURSE LAST DAY TO ADD/DROP
(with no tuition charges)
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
BUS 510-104 Aug 29 Oct 17
COM 380-J01 Dec 14 Dec 18
ECE 742-01 Sept 26 Oct 23
MBA 505-104 Oct 24 Nov 20
MBA 595-V04 Nov 13 Nov 27
PHIL 304-J01 Dec 14 Dec 18

Spring 2021

Jan 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
Jan 19 Spring Classes Begin
Feb 1 Last Day to Add/Drop for Full Semester Classes and ID A Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Feb 1 Spring Degree Conferral Applications Due
Feb 5 Last Day to Request Late Registration
Feb 9 COVID Study Day
Feb 22 Last Day to Withdraw for ID A Session Classes
Mar 1 Fall Incomplete Grades Due
Mar 10 COVID Study Day
Mar 15 Spring Final Exam Schedule Published Online
Mar 15 ID B Session Classes Begin
Mar 19 Midterm Grades Due
Mar 21 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID B Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Mar 22 Fall Class Schedule Published Online
Apr 5 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes and ID Full Semester Classes
Apr 5 Fall Registration Begins
Apr 8 COVID Study Day
Apr 19 Last Day to Withdraw for ID B Session Classes
Apr 30 COVID Study Day
May 8 Last Day of Spring Classes
May 9 Last Day to Request an Incomplete Grade
May 10-14 Final Exam Period/Final Grading Begins on May 10
May 18 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST)
May 15 Spring Commencement Ceremony
May 22 Spring Degree Conferral
 
Accelerated and Short Courses Registration Deadlines
COURSE LAST DAY TO ADD/DROP
(with no tuition charges)
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
BUS 510-V10 Jan 22 Feb 26
ECE 744-01 Feb 9 Mar 1
HIST 352-J01 Jan 3 Jan 7
HUM 200-J01 Jan 3 Jan 7
HUM 200-J02 Jan 3 Jan 7
MBA 505-V10 Mar 22 Apr 20
MBA 506-101 Jan 22 Feb 26
MBA 576-V10 Mar 22 Apr 20
MBA 595-V02 Jan 21 Feb 8
MBA 595-V04 Mar 19 Apr 6
PHIL 306-V01 Jan 21 Feb 5
PHIL 308-V01 Mar 4 Mar 22

Summer 2021

Session A
May 24 Classes Begin - Summer A
May 29 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer A
May 31 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 4 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer A
June 4 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 11 Midterm Grades Due - Summer A
June 18 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer A
July 2 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 3 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer A
July 5 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 7 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer A
Aug 21 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session B
June 4 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 7 Classes Begin - Summer B
June 12 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer B
June 18 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer B
July 1 Midterm Grades Due - Summer B
July 2 & 5 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 12 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer B
July 31 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer B
Aug 4 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer B
Aug 21 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session C
June 4 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
July 2 & 5 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 6 Classes Begin - Summer C
July 10 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer C
July 16 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer C
July 23 Midterm Grades Due - Summer C
July 23 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer C
Aug 14 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer C
Aug 18 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer C
Aug 21 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session D
May 24 Classes Begin - Summer D
May 31 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 31 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer D
June 4 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 7 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer D
July 1 Midterm Grades Due - Summer D
July 2 & 5 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 16 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer D
Aug 14 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer D
Aug 18 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer D
Aug 21 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
 

Future Academic Calendars

The academic calendars for future years are made available on our Subsequent Academic Years page. Please note that all future dates are subject to change.

 

Historical Academic Calendars and Term Dates

For your reference, academic dates for previous semesters are made available on our Registrar Archives page.

 

Additional Calendars

Final Exam Schedule