Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

DateEvent
August 16-18 Mandatory Orientation for First Year Students
August 21 Fall semester classes begin
September 4 Labor Day; no classes
September 12 Tuition Fees Due
October 16 Fall Break
October 17 All classes held today are Monday classes
November 22-26 Thanksgiving break for students; no classes
December 1 Last day of classes
December 4-13 Finals
December 15 Fall Commencement; 1:00 pm at the College of Law
December 25-January 1, 2017 UNL Offices Closed for Holiday Break
DateEvent
January 8 Spring semester classes begin
January 15 Martin Luther King Day – no classes; UNL Closed
February 12 Tuition Fees Due
March 19-26 Spring break for students; no classes
April 20 Last day of classes
April 23-May 2 Final Exams
May 5 College of Law Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, 3:00 pm at the Lied Center
DateEvent
May 14 – June 1 Pre-Session
June 4 – July 6 First Five-Week Session
July 9 – August 9 Second Five-Week Session
August 10 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 2017 semester are entitled to tuition refunds as follows:

% of Tuition RefundedLast Day to Drop
100% August 28, 2017
75% September 1, 2017
50% September 8, 2017
25% September 15, 2017
0% After September 15, 2017