Fall Semester 2020

LaW CLASSES BEGIN Wednesday, September 2
LaBOR DAY Monday, September 7
(State holiday; no classes)
Thanksgiving Recess

Thursday - Sunday, November 26 - 29
(No in-person class sessions after Thanksgivng)

Last Day Law Classes Thursday, December 3
Law Exam Period Begins Saturday, December 5
(All final exams will be online only)
Commencement Sunday, December 13
(No exams)
Law Exam Period Ends Friday, December 18

Spring Semester 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 18
(State holiday)
Law Classes begin Tuesday, January 19
(Note: earlier than most of the University)
No class day

Friday, April 2
(There is no Spring Recess this year)

last Day Law Classes Wednesday, April 21
Law Exam Period Begins Saturday, April 24
Law Exam Period Ends Friday, May 7
Commencement Activities Friday, May 7; Saturday, May 8th

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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