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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 —— ——
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 Subject Class Weeks Quarter Units Class Dates
LU03 Criminal Procedure 6 4 Jan 28, 2024 – Mar 9, 2024
LU04 Business Associations 12 8 Mar 10, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024
LU05 Remedies 10 7 Jun 2, 2024 – Aug 10, 2024
LU07 Civil Procedure 12 8 Aug 11, 2024 – Nov 2, 2024
LU06 Evidence 12 8 Nov 3, 2024 – Jan 25, 2025
LU08 Professional Responsibility 6 4 Jan 26, 2025 – Mar 8, 2025
LU09 Constitutional Law 12 8 Mar 9, 2025 – May 31, 2025
LU10 Community Property 10 7 Jun 1, 2025 – Aug 9, 2025
LU01 Real Property 12 8 Aug 10, 2025 – Nov 1, 2025
LU02 Wills & Trusts 12 8 Nov 2, 2025 – Jan 24, 2026
Class NumberSubjectClass WeeksQuarter
Units
Class Dates
LU64Future Interests/Mortgages64Mar 10, 2024 – Apr 20, 2024
LU60Trial Techniques64Apr 21, 2024 – Jun 1, 2024
LU66UCC (Section 2,3, and 9)53Jun 2, 2024 – Jul 6, 2024
LU67Civil Litigation Before Trial54Jul 7, 2024 – Aug 17, 2024
LU68Products Liability Litigation64Aug 11, 2024 – Sep 21, 2024
– OR – 
LAW752Employment Law64Aug 11, 2024 – Sep 21, 2024
LU61First Amendment64Sep 22, 2024 – Nov 2, 2024
– OR – 
LAW740Immigration Law64Sep 22, 2024 – Nov 2, 2024
LU41Advanced Legal Research & Writing64Nov 3, 2024 – Dec 14, 2024
LU62Advanced Business Associations64Dec 15, 2024 – Jan 25, 2025
LU63Contemporary Ethical Issues64Jan 26, 2025 – Mar 8, 2025

See the holiday schedule for the School of Law.

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