The Pepperdine University School of Law academic year is divided into two semesters that run 14 1/2 weeks each, excluding examination periods. All units are semester units. Classes will be held on all holidays not noted below. The School of Law reserves the right to amend the calendar as needed.
Kenneth W. Starr was appointed dean of the School of Law in 2004 after holding numerous positions of prominence, including Solicitor General of the United States and United States Circuit Judge.