Law School Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 4
Classes BeginWednesday, September 6
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday - Sunday, November 23 - 26
Last Day Law Classes
Thursday, December 7
Final Law Exam Period Begins
Saturday, December 9
Commencement (no exams)
Sunday, December 17
Final Law Exam Period EndsFriday, December 22

Spring Semester 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 15
Classes BeginTuesday, January 23
Spring Recess Saturday - Sunday, March 24 - April 1
Last Day Law Classes Wednesday, May 2
Final Law Exam Period Begins
Thursday, May 3
Final Law Exam Period EndsFriday, May 11
Commencement Activities
Friday, May 11; Saturday, May 12

The UW Academic Calendar, which gives information for several years into the future, is helpful in getting dates for the first day of class and holidays, but does NOT provide accurate information for Law School orientation, exams, or grade reports

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