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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 Downtown Campus Registrar's Office at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/current-students/academic-affairs.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Aug 19 Fall Classes Begin
Aug 24 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID A Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Aug 31 Last Day to Add/Drop for Full Semester and ID Full Semester Classes with No Tuition Charges
Sept 2 Labor Day - No Classes
Sept 6 Last Day to Request Late Registration
Sept 9 Fall Degree Conferral Applications Due
Sept 11 Fall Final Exam Schedule Published Online
(delayed to Sept 18)
Sept 20 Last Day to Withdraw for ID A Session Classes
Sept 30 Spring & Summer Incomplete Grades Due
Oct 7 Fall Break Day - No Classes
Oct 18 Midterm Grades Due
Oct 19 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID B Session Classes with No Tuition Charges
Oct 21 Spring & Summer Class Schedules Published Online
Oct 24 Last Day to Withdraw for ID Full Semester Classes
Oct 28 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes
Nov 4 Spring & Summer Registration Begins
Nov 15 Last Day to Withdraw for ID B Session Classes
Nov 27-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
Nov 30 Last Day of Fall Classes
Dec 1 Last Day to Request an Incomplete Grade
Dec 2-7 Final Exam Week/Final Grading Begins on Dec 2
Dec 11 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST)
Dec 21 Fall Degree Conferral
 
Accelerated and Short Courses Registration Deadlines
COURSE LAST DAY TO ADD/DROP
(with no tuition charges)
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
ECE 742-01 Sept 7 Oct 27
PSYC 720-01 Aug 21 Sept 26

Spring 2020

Jan 13 Spring Classes Begin
Jan 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
Jan 21 ID Full Semester and A Session Classes Begin
Jan 25 Last Day to Add/Drop for Full Semester Classes with No Tuition Charges
Jan 27 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID A Session Classes
Jan 31 Last Day to Request Late Registration
Feb 3 Spring Degree Conferral Applications Due
Feb 3 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID Full Semester Classes
Feb 5 Spring Final Exam Schedule Published Online
Feb 24 Fall Incomplete Grades Due
Feb 24 Last Day to Withdraw for ID A Session Classes
Mar 13 Midterm Grades Due
Mar 16-21 Spring Break Week - No Classes
Mar 23 ID B Session Classes Begin
Mar 23 Fall Class Schedule Published Online
Mar 28 Last Day to Add/Drop for ID B Session Classes
Mar 30 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester and ID Full Semester Classes
Apr 6 Fall Registration Begins
Apr 20 Last Day to Withdraw for ID B Session Classes
May 2 Last Day of Spring Classes
May 3 Last Day to Request an Incomplete Grade
May 4-9 Final Exam Week/Final Grading Begins on May 4
May 13 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST)
May 16 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement
 
Accelerated and Short Courses Registration Deadlines
COURSE LAST DAY TO ADD/DROP
(with no tuition charges)
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
COM 421-J01 Jan 2 Jan 7
MAX 501-103 Mar 9 Apr 14
MAX 522-103 Mar 9 Apr 14
MBA 505-103 Jan 13 Feb 15
MBA 506-103 Jan 13 Feb 15
PHIL 306-01 Jan 13 Feb 7
PHIL 308-01 Feb 25 Mar 20

Summer 2020

Session A
May 18 Classes Begin - Summer A
May 23 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer A
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 29 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer A
May 29 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 5 Midterm Grades Due - Summer A
June 12 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer A
June 27 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer A
July 1 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer A
July 3 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
Aug 15 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session B
May 29 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 1 Classes Begin - Summer B
June 6 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer B
June 12 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer B
June 26 Midterm Grades Due - Summer B
July 3 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 6 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer B
July 25 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer B
July 29 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer B
Aug 15 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session C
May 29 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 29 Classes Begin - Summer C
July 3 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 4 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer C
July 10 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer C
July 17 Midterm Grades Due - Summer C
July 17 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer C
Aug 8 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer C
Aug 12 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer C
Aug 15 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral
 
Session D
May 18 Classes Begin - Summer D
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 27 Last Day to Add/Drop with No Tuition Charges - Summer D
May 29 Summer Combined Session Degree Conferral Applications Due
June 3 Last Day to Request Late Registration - Summer D
June 26 Midterm Grades Due - Summer D
July 3 Independence Day Holiday - No Classes
July 10 Last Day to Withdraw - Summer D
Aug 8 Last Day of Classes/Exams - Summer D
Aug 12 Final Grades Due at Noon (12 p.m. CST) - Summer D
Aug 15 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
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