Law School Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2018


Labor Day (state holiday)Monday, September 3
Law Classes BeginWednesday, September 5
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday - Sunday, November 22 - 25
Last Day Law Classes
Thursday, December 6
Law Exam Period Begins
Saturday, December 8
Commencement (no exams)
Sunday, December 16
Law Exam Period EndsFriday, December 21

Spring Semester 2019


Law Classes Begin
(Note: this is an earlier start than most of the University)
Monday, January 14

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (state holiday)Monday, January 21

Spring Recess Saturday - Sunday, March 16 - 24

Last Day Law Classes Wednesday, April 24

Law Exam Period Begins
Saturday, April 27

Law Exam Period EndsFriday, May 10

Commencement Activities
Friday, May 10; Saturday, May 11



The UW Academic Calendar, which gives information for several years into the future, is helpful in getting dates for the first day of classes (fall term only) and holidays, but does NOT provide accurate information for Law School orientation, last day of Law classes, Law exam periods, grade reports, or spring-term first day of Law classes.

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