Examinations at Harvard Law School are administered by the Office of the Registrar and taken on Exam4 software. Examinations are anonymous, and self-identification of any kind is not permitted. Self-identification may result in disallowance of the exam. Students may not discuss individual exam scheduling arrangements with faculty members. For more information about HLS’ exam policies, please see the Handbook of Academic Policies. For exam questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are requesting disability-related exam accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services at email@example.com or 617-495-1880.
Every exam period a classroom is set aside on campus for quiet study and a place to write takehomes. The designated “Quiet Room” for the Fall 2017 exam period is Griswold 110, but will be available from 7am-10pm, Monday – Friday.
Examination Information Sessions
|Tuesday, November 14||12pm – 1pm||Pound 101|
|Tuesday, November 21||12pm – 1pm||Pound 101|
|Tuesday, November 28||12pm – 1pm||Pound 101|
|Tuesday, December 5||12pm – 1pm||Austin East|
|Lunch will be provided|
If you are unable to attend this Exam Information Sessions, please view the presentation slides. The Registrar’s Office along with the Dean of Students Office has compiled a “Top Ten List” to help answer common exam questions. In the event of an illness or emergency, review the DOS Health Services Information sheet.
2017-2018 Exam Schedules
Note: For all one-day and any-day takehome exams, the clock starts when you download the exam from the Exam4 website. For one-day takehomes, your completed exam must be uploaded X hours from the time you download the questions, or by 4:30pm on the exam day, whichever time is earlier. For any-day takehomes, your completed exam must be uploaded X hours from the time you download the questions, or by 4:30pm on the final day, whichever time is earlier. See the schedules below for exam-specific details on total hours and final deadline dates.