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    TCS Education System
  Feb 21, 2018
2016-2017 Colleges of Law General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar




4.1 Juris Doctor Program Delivery/Length

The Juris Doctor degree program an on-site program that is comprised of a Fall and Spring semester (15 weeks plus study and exam weeks) and a 10-week summer session.

4.2 Master of Legal Studies Program Delivery/Length

The Master of Legal Studies program is delivered online and is comprised of a Fall, Spring and Summer semester, each of which has two, 8-weeks terms (e.g. Fall I and Fall II).

4.3 Calendars and Attendance

  1. Students are cautioned not to make discretionary plans that might prevent them from attending class or completing course assignments during academic terms. Attendance is not excused except for compelling or unavoidable circumstances.
  2. The School reserves the right to change calendar dates beyond the current academic year.
  3. For onsite courses: during the Fall and Spring semesters, holiday make-up classes generally are held the same week, generally on the night when classes do not regularly meet (Tuesday in Ventura; Wednesday in Santa Barbara) except when class schedules require otherwise; but may be held on Saturdays or weeknights. Summer holiday make-ups may be held on Saturdays or weeknights. Dates will be announced in course syllabi as circumstances allow.
  4. See the Academic Calendars for the JD program here and MLS Programs here.