Beasley School of Law at Temple University, Japan Campus operates on an American academic calendar with thirteen-week semesters in fall and spring and a ten-week semester in the summer. The spring semester runs from January to early May. The fall semester begins in late August or early September and ends in early December, and the summer semester runs from mid-May to early August.
Note about the New Student Orientation
Every semester, on a weekend before classes start, the law program holds an orientation for all new local students. On Saturday, all new local students must attend the first hour of orientation as it discusses our policies and procedures. After the first hour, any new students who have not studied under the common law tradition must attend the one-day seminar on common law legal analysis.
Last updated: December 15, 2017
|January 8 (Monday)||JD Student Orientation / New Student Orientation|
|January 9 (Tuesday)||First day of classes|
|March 5 (Monday) - March 10 (Saturday)||Spring Break|
|April 16 (Monday)||Last day of classes|
|April 18 (Wednesday)||First day of exams|
|April 27 (Friday)||Last day of exams|
|May 12 (Saturday)||New Student Orientation|
|May 14 (Monday)||First day of classes|
|July 28 (Saturday)||Last day of classes|
|July 30 (Monday)||First day of exams|
|August 4 (Saturday)||Last day of exams|