Important Dates for Law Students

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Law Important Dates- 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Note: All dates subject to change.

Date Event
Tuesday, August 27 to
Friday, August 30
International Student Orientation - Fall
Friday, August 30 Last day for payment of fees for Fall semester
Monday, September 2 TRU closed. Labour Day.
Tuesday, September 3 to
Friday, September 6
Orientation Week for 1L Students. Attendance is mandatory.
Wednesday, September 4 Regularly scheduled classes begin for 1st (1L), 2nd (2L) and 3rd year (3L) students.
Tuesday, September 10 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Monday, September 16 Calgary Off-Campus Interviews
Friday, September 17 International Exchange Information Session (1:00pm-2:30pm)
Wednesday, September 18 Last day in the Fall semester for late registration, program changes, course additions and withdrawals without penalty.
Tuesday, September 20 Vancouver Off-Campus Interviews
Friday, September 20 Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards.
Tuesday, September 24 2L Preparatory Session for TRC Days – Mandatory-
1:00pm-2:30pm
Thursday, September 26 Interior On-Campus Interviews
Thursday, October 3 3L TRC Day; Mandatory for 3Ls. Upper Year classes cancelled, except classes starting at 6pm
Friday, October 4 2L TRC Day; Mandatory for 2Ls. Upper year classes cancelled.
Friday, October 4 Deadline to apply for a Winter 2020/Summer 2020 International Exchange
Saturday, October 5 SLS Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, October 14 TRU Closed. Thanksgiving Day.
Tuesday, October 15 Application deadline for TRU LAW scholarships and awards
Tuesday, October 15 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Friday, October 25 Last day to withdraw from a semester course
Tuesday, November 5 Dean's Course Prize Reception, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Atrium)
Friday, November 8 Last day to submit your application for Exam Accommodations- Fall Semester (Accessibility Services Office)
Monday, November 11 TRU Closed. Remembrance Day
Tuesday, November 12 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Friday, November 29 Last day of classes - Fall Semester
Monday, December 2 Start of exam period
Saturday, December 14 Last day of exam period
Tuesday, December 17 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Wednesday, December 25 to
Wednesday, January 1
TRU Closed. Winter Break

Winter 2020

Note: All dates subject to change.

Date Event
Thursday, January 2 to
Saturday, January 4
International Student Orientation
Friday, January 3 Last day for payment of fees for Winter semester
Monday, January 6 to
Friday, January 10
DR1, DR2, and DR3
Block week courses for all students
ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL TRU LAW STUDENTS
Friday, January 10 Marks Released (Fall 2019 Semester).
Monday, January 13 First day of regularly scheduled law classes
Monday, January 13 to
Friday, January 17
Deferred examinations for Fall 2019 semester
Friday, January 17 Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards
Friday, January 17 Last day in the Fall semester for late registration, program changes, course additions and withdrawals without penalty
Tuesday, January 21 International Exchange Information Session, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 21 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 28 Preparatory session for TRC Day
Mandatory for 1Ls, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Thursday, January 30 TRC Day Field Trip to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc
Mandatory for 1Ls
All 1L Classes Cancelled
Friday, January 31 1L TRC Day Debrief
Mandatory for 1Ls, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, February 4 Dean's Course Prize Reception, 1:00pm-2:30pm, (Atrium)
Tuesday, February 11 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Monday, February 17 Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals - Fall Semester
Monday, February 17 TRU Closed. Family Day.
Tuesday, February 18 to
Friday February 21
Mid-Semester Break - No Classes
Tuesday, February 18 to
Friday February 21
Judge Shadowing Program - optional for interested students
Friday, February 21 Deadline to apply for a Summer/Fall 2020 International Exchange
Friday, February 21 Deadline to apply for a Letter of Permission to study at another institution in Summer 2020, Fall 2020 or Winter 2021
Friday, February 28 Law Career Day (employers on campus for panels and career fair)
Monday, March 2 to
Thursday, March 5
1L Moots
Tuesday, March 10 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Thursday, March 19 Law Awards Reception at Culinary Arts - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, March 19 Last day to submit your application for Exam Accommodations– Winter Semester (Accessibility Services Office)
Tuesday, March 31 Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring Convocation
Tuesday, April 7 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Thursday, April 9 Last day of classes
Friday, April 10 TRU Closed. Good Friday
Monday, April 13 TRU Closed. Easter Monday
Tuesday, April 14 Start of Exam Period
Saturday, April 25 Last day of Exam Period
Monday, April 27 to
Monday, May 1
Supplementary exams for Fall 2019 semester - 3L ONLY
Monday, May 4 to
Friday, May 8
Supplementary exams for Fall 2019 semester - 2L ONLY (1L only for LAP)
Thursday, May 7 Marks released for upper year courses
Tuesday, May 12 Faculty Council Meeting, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Monday, May 11 to
Friday, May 15
Deferred examinations for Winter 2020 semester
Friday, May 15 Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals - 3L ONLY
Friday, May 15 Marks released for 1L courses.
Monday, May 18 TRU Closed. Victoria Day.
Tuesday, May 19 to
Friday, May 22
Supplementary exams for Winter 2020 semester.
Friday, June 5 Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals for supplementary exams
Friday, June 5 Faculty of Law Convocation (Tentative)
Monday, June 15 Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals for 1Ls and 2Ls