Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Date Event
August 21-22 Mandatory Orientation for First Year Students
August 25 Fall semester classes begin
September 1 Labor Day Holiday – No Classes
September 2 Last day to drop and receive 100% tuition refund;
Last day to add a class
September 5 Last day to drop a class and receive 75% tuition refund
September 12 Tuition Fees Due
Last day to drop a class and receive 50% tuition refund
September 19 Last day to drop a class and receive 25% tuition refund
September 25 Degree Applications due for December graduation
October 20 Fall Break
October 21 All classes held today are Monday classes
November 26-28 Thanksgiving break for students; no classes.
UNL offices closed Nov. 27-28.
December 5 Last day of classes
December 8-17 Finals
December 19 Fall Commencement; 1:00 pm at the College of Law
December 24-January 2, 2015 UNL Offices Closed for Holiday Break
Date Event
January 12 Spring semester classes begin
January 19 Martin Luther King Day – no classes; UNL Closed
February 12 Tuition Fees Due
March 22-29 Spring break for students; no classes
April 24 Last day of classes
April 27-May 6 Final Exams
May 9 College of Law Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, 3:00 pm at the Lied Center
Date Event
May 18 – June 5 Pre-Session
June 8 – July 10 First Five-Week Session
July 14 – August 13 Second Five-Week Session
August 14 JD Commencement and Hooding Ceremony

Academic Calendar 2015-2016

Date Event
August 20-21 Mandatory Orientation for First Year Students
August 24 Fall semester classes begin
September 12 Tuition Fees Due
October 19 Fall Break
October 20 All classes held today are Monday classes
November 25-29 Thanksgiving break for students; no classes.
December 4 Last day of classes
December 7-16 Finals
December 18 Fall Commencement; 1:00 pm at the College of Law
December 24-January 1, 2015 UNL Offices Closed for Holiday Break
Date Event
January 11 Spring semester classes begin
January 18 Martin Luther King Day – no classes; UNL Closed
February 12 Tuition Fees Due
March 20-27 Spring break for students; no classes
April 22 Last day of classes
April 25-May 4 Final Exams
May 7 College of Law Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, 3:00 pm at the Lied Center
Date Event
May 16 – June 3 Pre-Session
June 6 – July 8 First Five-Week Session
July 11 – August 11 Second Five-Week Session
August 13 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 2014 semester are entitled to tuition refunds as follows:

% of Tuition Refunded Last Day to Drop
100% September 2, 2014
75% September 5, 2014
50% September 12, 2014
25% September 19, 2014
0% After September 19, 2014