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ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Semester Schedules and Class Dates

Distance degree instruction begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday, at which time a final examination will be administered.

University

Enrollments for diploma programs, associate, bachelor’s and master’s distance degree programs are processed six (6) times per calendar year. Each course enrollment is for eight (8) weeks with a fixed start and end date.

Spring A Session*
Sunday, Jan 7Session Begins
Monday, Jan 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
Saturday, Mar 2Session Ends
 
Spring B Session
Sunday, Mar 3Session Begins
Saturday, Apr 27Session Ends
 
Spring Break
Sunday-Saturday, Apr 28-May 4
Summer A Session
Sunday, May 5Session Begins
Monday, May 27Memorial Day Holiday
Saturday, Jun 29Session Ends
Monday, Jul 4Independence Day Holiday
 
Summer Break
Sunday-Saturday, Jun 30-Jul 6
 
Summer B Session
Sunday, Jul 7Session Begins
Saturday, Aug 31Session Ends
Fall A Session*
Sunday, Sep 1 Session Begins
Monday, Sep 2 Labor Day Holiday
Saturday, Oct 26 Session Ends
Fall B Session
Sunday, Oct 27 Session Begins
Monday, Nov 11 Veteran’s Day
Thursday-Friday, Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving Break
Saturday, Dec 21 Session Ends
Winter Break
Sunday-Saturday, Dec 22, 2024 – Jan 1, 2025

School of Law

The first year consists of five courses covering material tested in the First-Year Law Students’ Examination (FYLSX): Torts, Criminal Law, and Contracts, which includes articles 1 and 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Courses for the first year of the Juris Doctor program are open for enrollment for spring, fall, and winter sessions.

After the first year and the FYLSX, the upper level curriculum consists of ten courses generally covering fundamental areas of law required to gain admission to the California State Bar. A full course calendar with details can be found below.

CLASS START SUBJECT CLASS WEEKS QUARTER UNITS CLASS DATES
—— ALU New Orientation —— ——
FALL LF100A Contracts A* 11 7 Aug 13, 2023 – Oct 28, 2023
LF100B Contracts B 9 6 Oct 29, 2023 – Dec 30, 2023
—— ALU New Orientation —— ——
WINTER LF200 Criminal Law* 14 10 Dec 31, 2023 – Apr 6, 2024
—— ALU New Orientation —— ——
SPRING LF300A Torts A* 9 6 Apr 7, 2024 – Jun 8, 2024
LF300B Torts B 9 6 Jun 9, 2024 – Aug 10, 2024
—— ALU New Orientation —— ——
FALL LF100A Contracts A* 11 7 Aug 11, 2024 – Oct 26, 2024
LF100B Contracts B 9 6 Oct 27, 2024 – Dec 28, 2024

*Incoming students must attend an online NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, which is typically scheduled a week before the course opens. Please contact admissions@alu.edu for more information.

Class
Number
SubjectClass WeeksQuarter UnitsClass Dates
LU07Civil Procedure128Aug 14, 2022 – Nov 5, 2022
LU06Evidence128Nov 6, 2022 – Jan 28, 2023
LU08Professional Responsibility64Jan 29, 2023 – Mar 11, 2023
LU09Constitutional Law128Mar 12, 2023 – Jun 3, 2023
LU10Community Property107Jun 4, 2023 – Aug 12, 2023
LU01Real Property128Aug 13, 2023 – Nov 4, 2023
LU02Wills & Trusts128Nov 5, 2023 – Jan 27, 2024
LU03Criminal Procedure64Jan 28, 2024 – Mar 9, 2024
LU04Business Associations128Mar 10, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024
LU05Remedies107Jun 2, 2024 – Aug 10, 2024
Class Number Subject Class Weeks Quarter Units Class Dates
LU60 Trial Techniques 6 4 Apr 21, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024
LU66 UCC (Section 2,3, and 9) 5 3 Jun 2, 2024 – Jul 6, 2024
LU67 Civil Litigation before Trial 5 4 Jul 1, 2024 – Aug 10, 2024
LU68 OR LAW752 Products Liability Litigation Employment Law 6 6 4 4 Aug 11, 2024 – Sep 21, 2024 Aug 11, 2024 – Sep 21, 2024
LU61 OR LAW740 First Amendment Immigration Law 6 6 4 4 Sep 22, 2024 – Nov 2, 2024 Sep 22, 2024 – Nov 2, 2024
LU41 Advanced Legal Research & Writing 6 4 Nov 3, 2024 – Dec 14, 2024
LU62 Advanced Business Associations 6 4 Dec 17, 2023 – Jan 27, 2024
LU63 Contemporary Ethical Issues 6 4 Jan 28, 2024 – Mar 9, 2024
LU64 Future Interests/Mortgages 6 4 Mar 10, 2024 – Apr 20, 2024

See the holiday schedule for the School of Law.

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