Statement of Policy
Loyola Law School assigns priority to certain events and functions and restricts the use of space and resources based on the Law School Holiday Calendar published by Human Resources. No event, function, or activity may take place during published Law School Holidays.
Law School Holidays
The following are the general holidays observed by Loyola Law School. Actual dates will vary from year to year based on the national holiday observance and the demands of the academic calendar. Please refer to the current holiday schedule. No events may take place during these dates since the Law School is closed and no support staff is available.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day (3rd Monday of January)
- Start of Spring Break (Wednesday before Easter)
- Good Friday (Friday before Easter)
- Cesar Chavez Day (March 31st)
- Memorial Day (last Monday of May)
- Independence Day (July 4th)
- Labor Day (first Monday of September)
- Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving (4th Thursday and Friday of November)
- Christmas Break (generally Christmas Eve day through January 2nd)
Other Blackout Dates
Loyola Law School also designates full priority to the following events and restricts all other events or functions from occurring on these dates due to their size, scope and logistical complexity.
- First Year Orientation (generally in August)
- Swearing In Ceremony (generally December and June)
- Commencement (generally the 3rd Sunday of May)
Events Prioritization and Other Considerations
Law School academic courses and programs have priority over all other requests. Law related programs have priority over non-law related program requests. Outside organizations may be allowed to rent Law School facilities subject to availability and approval of the Dean’s Office.