Last updated: 08/20/20

General Information

Exam Period

The exam period for the Summer 2020 semester is Sunday, August 2 through Saturday, August 22.

Exam Schedule Conflict

  • Fill out the form "Petition to Reschedule an Exam." You can downoad the form from the Law School website at: http://law.wisc.edu/current/forms.htm 
  • For Summer 2020, the due date for the form is Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM.
  • Submit your form for approval to Emily Kite, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, via email at emily.kite@wisc.edu.
  • Dean Kite will review your petition, notify you of any follow up inquiries, and return a decision as soon as possible.
  • If approved, Dean Kite will email you the date, time and place for your rescheduled exam(s).

Emergencies and/or Personal Problems

  • If you have an emergency that prevents you from taking an examination, or a personal problem (illness before or during the exam, inability to return a take-home exam on time, etc.) you must contact Emily Kite, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at 608-405-2033 (cell). Please leave a detailed message.
  • On weekends/evenings, use e-mail: emily.kite@wisc.edu.
  • DO NOT CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR. DO NOT try to solve the problem by writing a note on your exam. NEVER delay until you receive your grade.

Exam Schedules

Proctored Exams

Last updated: 07/15/20

Exam Tools

Exam ID Numbers

(Law, LLM-LI's, Visiting Law & Law Exchange students)

Make sure you have your correct exam ID number. Please follow these instructions to retreive your exam ID number: 

  1. Go to https://law.wisc.edu/help/my.php
  2. Enter your user name and password.

Only Non-Law students from another department taking a Law course should use their 10 digit student ID# as their exam number.

Pass/Fail Option

The Pass/Fail Option deadlines for Summer 2020 vary by course as follows: 

COURSE & SECTION NUMBER FACULTY COURSE NAME DEADLINE
950-004 Desai International Human Rights Law Thursday, July 30
950-005 Desai International Humanitarian Law Thursday, July 30
850-001 McDermott Professional Responsibilities Friday, July 31
940-001 Peterson Evidence Friday, July 31


To be eligible to use the Pass/Fail Option for these courses, you must be a J.D. student, have earned 25 or more Law School credits prior to this semester, and have used fewer than two Pass/Fail Options so far in your Law School career.
 For more information on the operation of the Pass/Fail Option, see the Student Handbook section 9.3 and Law School Rule 2.03. For more information about how the Pass/Fail Option may affect your eligibility for Dean's List and Order of the Coif, see the Student Handbook section 9.7.2  and section 9.7.4, along with Law School Rule 8.05 and Appendix D.

Mandatory pass/fail courses (shown as “PF only” on the course schedule) use Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory grades only; mandatory pass/fail courses do not count as a Pass/Fail Option. Similarly, Spring 2020 courses that used Satisfactory-Disruption/Unsatisfactory-Disruption grades also do not count as a Pass/Fail Option. 

Please visit the following website if you would like to choose the Pass/Fail Option for a course this semesterhttps://secure.law.wisc.edu/grades/pf/

After logging in with your NetID and password, you will see:

  1. Course(s) ELIGIBLE for Pass/Fail Option: these are the courses that you are eligible to choose the Pass/Fail Option for this semester only. 
  2. Course(s) APPLIED for Pass/Fail Option: these are course(s) that you have already chosen as a Pass/Fail Option for this semester only. If you choose the Pass/Fail Option for a course this semester, you may cancel it until the deadlineThe pertinent notice says: "In order to cancel a pass/fail request, click on the appropriate button next to the desired course, and then confirm your selection in the resulting dialog box. If canceled, your request for Pass/Fail Option can be re-requested until the deadline. See individual deadlines listed after the courses." 
  3. Course(s) PREVIOUSLY CONFIRMED for Pass/Fail Option: these are course(s) you chose as a Pass/FailOption in a previous semester, if applicable. If you haven't chosen any Pass/Fail Options in your Law School career, you will see "No previous pass/fail confirmations found."

If you have any technical issues, please contact the Law School Help Desk at help@law.wisc.edu.

GRADES

Summer 2020 Final Grades are due by September 1.

Starting in late August, an alphabetical list of the Summer 2020 courses for which grades have been submitted to the UW Registrar will be on the Law School's website:

Please note that grades from the previous semester will appear on this list until at least one course from this semester has reported grades. Courses will appear on this list only after the grades are submitted to the UW Registrar, and it may take several business days before students can access those grades on their Student Center. 

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