Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Summer Semester 2017

[14 Class Sessions] 6:00 – 8:45 p.m. for weekday classes; 9:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. for three Saturday class periods.

March 24, 2017 Current student online registration begins (Student Portal opens for summer 2017 registration).
April 07, 2017 Current student online registration ends (Student Portal closes for summer 2017 registration). Students who wish to drop or add classes after this date must use the BSL Drop/Add form to manually alter their schedule (drop/add fees will apply).
April 8- April 24, 2017 Late Registration for current students who missed online registration through the student portal. Complete Late Registration Form, pay $25.00 Late Fee, and 1/3 tuition installment by April 24, 2017. Payments received after April 24, 2017, will incur a $200 late fee.
April 24, 2017 Current student 1st tuition installment payment deadline for summer 2017 classes (payments and/or manual late registration forms received after April 24, 2017 will incur a $200 late registration penalty).
May 01, 2017 Weekday Classes Begin.  Last date for LATE REGISTRATION for summer 2017 (late registrants will incur $200 late registration penalty).
May 06, 2017 Saturday Classes Begin.
May 15, 2017 Last day to add a class for the summer 2017 semester.
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, Administrative Offices closed). NOTE: Saturday classes will meet on May 27th.
May 30, 2017 Last day to withdraw or drop a class without academic penalty.
June 01, 2017 Tuition Installment Payment #2 Deadline (Payments received after this deadline will incur a $25 Late Fee).
July 01, 2017 Tuition Installment Payment #3 Deadline (Payments received after this deadline will incur a $35 Late Fee. Accounts with unpaid balances after July 15th will incur an interest charge of 1% each month (12% per annum) on the unpaid balance.
July 04, 2017 Independence Day holiday [NOTE: Saturday classes will meet on July 1st].
August 02 – August 14, 2017 Final Exams (please see the schedule below).
 

Summer 2017 Final Exam Schedule:

Monday night classes – August 14th
Tuesday night classes – August 8th
Wednesday night classes – August 2nd
Thursday night classes – August 10th
Friday classes – August 4th

Saturday Classes I – Saturday, August 5th, 1st & 3rd period classes (1st period exam at 9:00 a.m. & 3rd period exam at 1:00 p.m.)
Saturday Classes II – Saturday, August 12, 2nd & 4th period classes (2nd period exam at 9:00 a.m. & 4th period exam at 1:00 p.m.)

 

Fall Semester 2017

[14 Class Sessions] 6:00 – 8:45 p.m. for weekday classes; 9:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. for three Saturday class periods.

July 24, 2017 Current student online registration begins (Student Portal opens for fall 2017 registration).
August 4, 2017 Current student online registration ends (Student Portal closes for fall 2017 registration). Students who wish to drop or add classes after this date must use the BSL Drop/Add form to alter their schedule (drop/add fees will apply).
August 5 – August 21, 2017 Late Registration for current students who missed online registration through the student portal. Complete Late Registration Form, pay $25.00 Late Fee, and 1/3 tuition installment by August 21, 2017. Payments received after August 21st, will incur a $200 late fee.
August 8 – August 9, 2017 New Student Orientation/Registration Day (Depending on what date you are assigned.)
August 12, 13, 19, & 20, 2017 Lawyering Fundamentals Course (LFC) – Fall 2017 Students Only
August 21, 2017 Current student 1st tuition installment payment deadline for fall 2017 classes (payments and/or manual late registration forms received after August 21, 2017 will incur a $200 late registration penalty).
August 28, 2017 Weeknight classes begin. Last date for LATE REGISTRATION for fall 2017 (late registrants will incur $200 late registration penalty).
September 2, 2017 Saturday classes begin. (Administrative Office will be open until 12:00 pm.)
September 4, 2017 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes, Administrative Office Closed.)
September 11, 2017 Last day to add a class.
September 25, 2017 Last day to drop a class without academic penalty.
October 1, 2017 Tuition Installment Payment #2 Deadline (Payments received after this deadline will incur a $25 Late Fee).
November 1, 2017 Tuition Installment Payment #3 Deadline (Payments received after this deadline will incur a $35 Late Fee. Accounts with unpaid balances after November 15th will incur an interest charge of 1% each month (12% per annum) on the unpaid balance.
November 21 – November 25, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes). NOTE: Administrative Offices Closed November 23rd, 24th, and 25th.
December 4 – December 16, 2017 Final Exams (please see the schedule below).

Fall 2017 Final Exam Schedule:

Monday night classes – December 4th
Tuesday night classes – December 12th
Wednesday night classes – December 6th
Thursday night classes – December 14th
Friday classes – December 8th

Saturday Classes I – Saturday, December 9th, 1st & 3rd period classes (1st period exam at 9:00 a.m. & 3rd period exam at 1:00 p.m.)
Saturday Classes II – Saturday, December 16th, 2nd & 4th period classes (2nd period exam at 9:00 a.m. & 4th period exam at 1:00 p.m.)

 

Spring Semester 2018

[14 Class Sessions] 6:00 – 8:45 p.m. for weekday classes; 9:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. for three Saturday class periods.

November 27, 2017 Student Portal opens for Spring 2018 registration (Current Students Only)
December 5, 2017 New Student Orientation/Registration Day
December 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2017 Lawyering Fundamentals Course (LFC) – Spring 2018 New Students Only
December 11, 2017 Student Portal closes for spring 2018 registration (Current Students Only)
December 12, 2017-January 3rd, 2018 Late Registration for students who miss registration in the student portal. Complete Late Registration Form, Pay $25.00 Late Fee, and 1/3 tuition by January 3, 2018. Payments received after January 3, 2018 will incur a $200. Late Fee.
January 3, 2018 1st installment payment deadline for current students. Payments or Late Registration received after January 3rd will incur a $200. Late Fee. 
January 8, 2018 Weeknight classes begin. Last date to register late for spring 2018 classes.
January 13, 2018 Saturday classes begin.
January 22, 2018 Last day to add a class
February 1, 2018 2nd Tuition Installment payment deadline (payments received after this deadline will incur a $25.00 late fee.)
February 5, 2018 Last day to drop a class without academic penalty
March 1, 2018 3rd Tuition Installment payment deadline (payments received after this deadline will incur a $35.00 late fee and 1% interest charge each month (12% per annum) on the unpaid account balance).
April 9, 2018-April 21, 2018 Final Exam Scheduled Dates.  See specific dates at the bottom
May 20, 2018 Graduation Ceremony

Spring 2018 Final Exams:

  • Monday  – April 9, 2018
  • Tuesday – April 17, 2018
  • Wednesday – April 11, 2018
  • Thursday – April 19, 2018
  • Friday – April 13, 2018
  • Saturday – April 14, 2018—– 1st Period Exams @ 9:00 am & 3rd Period Exams @ 1:00 pm. (No 2nd or 4th Period Classes that day.)
  • Saturday – April 21, 2018—– 2nd Period Exams @ 9:00 am & 4th Period Exams @ 1:00 pm. (No 1st or 3rd Period Classes that day.)