Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2016-2017

DateEvent
August 17-19 Mandatory Orientation for First Year Students
August 22 Fall semester classes begin
September 5 Labor Day; no classes
September 12 Tuition Fees Due
October 17 Fall Break
October 18 All classes held today are Monday classes
November 23-27 Thanksgiving break for students; no classes
December 2 Last day of classes
December 5-14 Finals
December 16 Fall Commencement; 1:00 pm at the College of Law
December 26-January 2, 2017 UNL Offices Closed for Holiday Break
DateEvent
January 9 Spring semester classes begin
January 16 Martin Luther King Day – no classes; UNL Closed
February 12 Tuition Fees Due
March 19-26 Spring break for students; no classes
April 21 Last day of classes
April 24-May 3 Final Exams
May 6 College of Law Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, 3:00 pm at the Lied Center
DateEvent
May 15 – June 2 Pre-Session
June 5 – July 7 First Five-Week Session
July 10 – August 10 Second Five-Week Session
August 11 Commencement

Tuition Refund Deadlines

First year students are not allowed to withdraw from any individual classes. Students who withdraw from the College of Law during the fall 2016 semester are entitled to tuition refunds as follows:

% of Tuition RefundedLast Day to Drop
100% August 29, 2016
75% September 2, 2016
50% September 9, 2016
25% September 16, 2016
0% After September 16, 2016