Fall Semester 2022

Description Date
Labor Day Monday, September 5
(State holiday)
Law classes begin Wednesday, September 7
Thanksgiving recess

Thursday, November 24 - Sunday, November 27

Law classes end
Thursday, December 8
Law Exam Period begins Saturday, December 10
Winter Commencement Sunday, December 18
(No exams)
Law Exam Period ends Wednesday, December 21

Spring Semester 2023

Description Date
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16
(State holiday)
Law classes begin Tuesday, January 17
(Note: earlier than most of the University)
Spring Recess

Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 19

Law classes end
Wednesday, April 26
Law Exam Period begins Saturday, April 29
Law Exam Period ends Thursday, May 11
Commencement Activities Friday, May 12 - Saturday, May 13

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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