Law School Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2018

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

Fall Semester 2018

Labor Day (state holiday)Monday, September 3
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

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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