Important Dates for Law Students

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2020-21 IMPORTANT DATES - Updated Sept. 23, 2020

Fall 2020
All dates are subject to change

Friday, September 4

Last day for payment of fees for the Fall semester

Monday, September 7

TRU closed. Labour Day

Monday, August 31 to Friday,
September 4 and Tuesday, September 8

Orientation for 1L Students (online)

Wednesday, September 9

Regularly scheduled classes begin for 1L, 2L & 3L students

Wednesday, September 9

Pro Bono Students Canada Launch Event (Online) 12:45 pm 

Tuesday, September 15

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Friday, September 18

Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards

Tuesday, September 22

Last day in the Fall semester for late registration, program changes, course additions and withdrawals without penalty.

TBA

International Exchange Information Session

Thursday, September 24

Calgary Off-Campus Interviews

Thursday, September 24

Pro Bono Students Canada Training 1 pm-2 pm

Tuesday, September 29

Interior BC Off-Campus Interviews

Tuesday, October 6

Prep. Session for Upper Year TRC Days, for all 2L and 3L Students

Thursday, October 8

2L TRC Day Online (2L and mixed upper-year classes cancelled)

Friday, October 9

3L TRC Day Online (3L and mixed upper-year classes cancelled)

Friday, October 9

Deadline to apply for a Winter 2021/Summer 2021 International Exchange

Monday, October 12

TRU closed. Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, October 13

Debrief for Upper Year TRC days: 1- 2:30 pm (voluntary)

Tuesday, October 13

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Thursday, October 15

Application deadline for TRU LAW scholarships and awards

Friday, October 30

Last day to withdraw from a semester course

Friday, November 6

Last day to submit your application for Exam Accommodations– Fall Semester (Accessibility Services Office)

Tuesday, November 10

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Wednesday, November 11

TRU closed.  Remembrance Day

Friday, December 4

Last day of classes – Fall Semester

Monday, December 7

Start of exam period

Tuesday, December 15

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Friday, December 18

Last day of exam period for law students

Friday, December 25 to
Friday, January 1

TRU closed.  Winter Break

WINTER 2021
All dates are subject to change

Tuesday, January 5

Last day for payment of fees for the Winter semester

Monday, January 4 to
Friday, January 8

DR1, DR2 and DR3 - Block week courses for all students.
ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL TRU LAW STUDENTS

Monday, January 11

First day of regularly scheduled law classes

Monday, January 11 to
Friday, January 15

Deferred examinations for the Fall 2020 semester

Tuesday, January 12

Marks Released (tentative, Fall 2020 Semester)

Friday, January 15

Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards.
Note: TRU LAW Scholarship & Award applications are due January 30

Tuesday, January 19

Last day in the Winter semester for late registration, program changes, course additions and withdrawals without penalty

Tuesday, January 19

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

TBC

International Exchange Information Session, 1pm-2:30pm

Tuesday, January 26

Preparatory session for TRC Day - Mandatory for 1Ls - 1pm-2:30pm

Thursday, January 28

TRC Day Field Trip to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc - Mandatory for 1Ls (1L Classes Cancelled)

Friday, January 29

1L TRC Day Debrief - Mandatory for 1Ls - 1pm-4pm

Tuesday, February 2

Dean’s Course Prize Reception, 1pm-2:30pm (Atrium) (Tentative)

Tuesday, February 9

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Monday, February 15

TRU closed. Family Day Holiday
Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals – Fall Semester

Wednesday, February 17

Campus-Wide Professional Development Day

Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19

Mid-Semester Break – No Classes 

Tentative

Judge Shadowing program (optional for interested students)

Friday, February 19

Vancouver Off-Campus Interviews

Friday, February 19

Deadline to apply for a Letter of Permission to study at another institution in Summer 2021, Fall 2021 or Winter 2022.
Deadline to apply for Fall 2021 International Exchange

Monday, March 1to Thursday, March 4

1L Moots (tentative)

Friday, March 5

Last Day to book an appointment with ASO advisor for Winter Semester exam accommodations.

Tuesday, March 9

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Thursday, March 18

Law Awards Reception at Culinary Arts – 6 pm-8 pm (Tentative)

Friday, March 19

The deadline for Exam Accommodations (Winter Semester) to be received at the Faculty of Law from ASO (Accessibility Services Office)

Wednesday, March 31

Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring Convocation

Friday, April 2

TRU closed. Good Friday

Monday, April 5

TRU closed. Easter Monday

Friday, April 9

Last day of law classes

Monday, April 12

Start of law exam period

Tuesday, April 13

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Friday, April 23

Last day of Law exam period

Monday, April 26 to
Friday, April 30

Supplementary exams for Fall 2020 semester - 3L ONLY

Monday, May 3 to
Friday, May 7

Supplementary exams for Fall 2020 semester - 2L and 1L (for LAP)

Thursday, May 6

Marks released for upper-year courses

Tuesday, May 11

Faculty Council Meeting, 1pm-2:30pm

Monday, May 10 to
Friday, May 14

Deferred examinations for Winter 2021 semester

Friday, May 14

Marks released for 1L courses.
Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals -- 3L ONLY

Monday, May 17 to
Friday, May 21

Supplementary exams for Winter 2021 semester.

Monday, May 24

TRU closed. Victoria Day.

Friday, June 4

Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals for supplementary exams

TBA

Faculty of Law Convocation

Tuesday, June 15

Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals for 1Ls and 2Ls