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Academic Calendar

Law School Academic Calendar  |   University Academic Calendar


Note: Please submit forms and petitions to the Office of the Law School Registrar.

2014-2015

Autumn Deadlines: Registration | Paper | Graduation | PDF

Registration Deadlines

August 1 (Fri)

Axess opens for autumn quarter course enrollment

September 2 (Tue)

Last day to annul Autumn Registration (1L)

September 22 (Mon)

Last day to annul Autumn Registration (2L, 3L, Advanced Degree) 

September 22 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Autumn Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar. 
October 10
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Autumn Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
October 10
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
October 10
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Last day to submit Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition 

  • Directed Research Petition and Senior Thesis Petition Deadline
Late October (tentative) Winter Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
October 26 (Sun) Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

November 21 (Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating autumn quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

January 26 (Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

November 14 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral

 

Winter Deadlines: Registration | Paper | GraduationPDF

Registration Deadlines

October 26 (Sun)

Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

January 5 (Mon)

Last day to annul Winter Registration

January 5 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Winter Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar.
January 23 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Winter Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
January 23 (Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
January 23 (Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition Deadline

  • Last day to submit Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition
Mid-February (tentative) Spring Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
February 8 (Sun) Axess opens for spring quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

March 9 (Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating winter quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

April 13 (Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

February 27 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral

 

Spring Deadlines: Registration | Paper | GraduationPDF

Registration Deadlines

February 8 (Sun)

Axess opens for spring quarter course enrollment

March 30 (Mon)

Last day to annul Spring Registration (1L)

March 30
(Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Spring Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar. 
April 17
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Spring Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
April 17
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
April 17
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition Deadline

  • Last day to submit Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition
June (tentative) Autumn Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
August 1 (Sat) Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

May 29
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating spring quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

June 29
(Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

April 10
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral

 


2013-2014

Autumn Deadlines: Registration | Paper | Graduation PDF

Registration Deadlines

August 1 (Thu)

Axess opens for autumn quarter course enrollment

September 6 (Fri)

Last day to annul Autumn Registration (1L)

September 26 (Thu)

Last day to annul Autumn Registration (2L, 3L, Advanced Degree) 

September 23
(Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Autumn Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar. 
October 11
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Autumn Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
October 11
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
October 11
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition Deadline

  • Last day to submit Directed Research Petition and Senior Thesis Petition
Late October (tentative) Winter Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
October 27 (Sun) Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

December 4
(Wed, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating autumn quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

January 27
(Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

November 15
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral

 

Winter Deadlines: Registration | Paper | Graduation PDF

Registration Deadlines

October 27 (Sun)

Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

January 6 (Mon)

Last day to annul Winter Registration

January 6
(Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Winter Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar.
January 24
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Winter Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
January 24
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
January 24
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition Deadline

  • Last day to submit Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition
Mid-February (tentative) Spring Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
February 9 (Sun) Axess opens for spring quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

March 10
(Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating winter quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

April 21
(Mon, 4:00 p.m.)*

*Extended deadline

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

February 28 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral

 

Spring Deadlines: Registration | Paper | Graduation PDF

Registration Deadlines

February 9 (Sun)

Axess opens for spring quarter course enrollment

March 31 (Mon)

Last day to annul Spring Registration (1L)

March 31
(Mon, 5:00 p.m.)

Spring Preliminary Study List Deadline

  • JD, JSM & LLM Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JD, JSM, & LLM students must be enrolled in no fewer than 9 units.
  • JSD Students: Deadline to enroll in classes and create a study list without incurring a $200 late fee. Students must be "at status" by this deadline. This means that by 5:00 p.m. on the first day of classes, JSD students must be enrolled in TGR (Law 802).
  • Note: Students on an approved special registration status must be enrolled in no fewer than the minimum units applicable to that status. Students not planning to register in courses at Stanford must obtain an approved leave of absence, in advance, for the term (s) they will not be registered. The granting of a leave of absence is at the discretion of the Law School and subject to review by the Office of the University Registrar. 
April 18
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Spring Final Study List Deadline

  • Last day to add or drop a course (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)
  • Last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course (variable-unit option must be explicitly noted in course description)
April 18
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Paper Option (courses with paper options are explicitly noted in course description)

  • Last day to elect paper option (with instructor permission) instead of taking a final exam
  • Last day to change course sections (with instructor permission) to elect Research credit option
April 18
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition Deadline

  • Last day to submit Directed Research Petition or Senior Thesis Petition
June (tentative) Autumn Quarter pre-registration for Limited Enrollment courses
August 1 (Fri) Axess opens for winter quarter course enrollment

 

Paper Submission Deadlines

May 30
(Fri, 4:00 p.m.)

Students graduating spring quarter - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

June 30
(Mon, 4:00 p.m.)

All other students - Last day to submit written work (unless instructor has set an earlier deadline)

 

Graduation Deadlines

April 11
(Fri, 5:00 p.m.)

Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral