Academic Information

Academic Calendar
Important dates, holidays, final exam periods. For events, see the events calendar; for a detailed exam schedule see the course & exam schedule.

Academic Support
Find help with writing, exam strategies, and lots more, all in a confidential setting.

Here's information about the Bookmart's hours and policies.

Clinical Programs
Learn about the broad range of clinical and other hands-on-learning opportunities.

Communications & Advocacy Program
Information about the many opportunities to develop strong skills in writing, speaking, and advocacy.

Course & Exam Schedules
Sortable grids of course information (with dates, times, call numbers, locations, and instructors) and final exam schedules.

Course Descriptions
Find out about the courses offered at the Law School.

Curriculum Guide: Help Choosing Your Courses
This guide is designed to help you plan an academic program that will be interesting and meaningful and meet your professional needs. It gives you basic principles for selecting courses, advice on selecting your first-year elective, and describes academic programs for particular practice areas.

Dual Degrees
Information about dual degree programs at the UW.

Exam Archive
UW Law Students only (requires password). Browse the collection of archived final exams. Very helpful for studying!

Printable forms for directed reading, rescheduling exams, etc.; previously only available from Rm 5106.

Grades Reported (Fall 2007 Courses)
Lists the courses for which final grades have been sent to the UW Registrar.

Grading System & Class Standing
Here's an explanation of the grading system, information about gpa's and class standing, and a cumulative GPA Calculator Worksheet.

Law School Rules
Rules for admissions, courses, grading, withdrawals, exams, scholarships, degrees, bar admission, and appeals.

Lawyering Skills Program
The cornerstone of the Lawyering Skills Program is the Lawyering Skills Course, a hands-on optional third-year course that integrates what students have learned throughout law school to the core skills needed for effective law practice. The course emphasizes the skills students will need in the early years of practice.

Legal Research & Writing
Learn more about the opportunities for building your writing and research skills and getting individualized help through the Individualized Instruction Service. Find out about writing competitions. 

My UW Portal
Access your student information, check your grades, change your address.

Study Abroad
Information about study abroad, including a checklist for students preparing to study abroad. Remember to check the information in the student handbook, Read This First, as well.

Transcript Information
Find out how to request transcripts at the UW Registrar's office.

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