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 registrar@law.harvard.edu

if you are requesting disability-related exam accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services at accessibility@law.harvard.edu 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" during the Winter 2015 exam period - Griswold 110.


Examination Information Sessions:

  • Friday, November 7, 2014 at noon in WCC 1010
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 at noon in WCC 1010
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 at noon in Langdell South
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at noon in WCC 1019

If you were unable to attend one of the Exam Information Sessions, the presentation can be found here.  Additionally, the Registrar's Office along with the Dean of Students Office has compiled a "Top Ten List" to help answer common exam questions, available here.

2014-2015 Exam Schedules

Final Fall 2014 Exam Schedule

Final Winter 2015 Exam Schedule

Tentative Spring 2015 Exam Schedule

Exam software (Exam4) and Other Information

Exam Types
Exam Modes
Exam4 Frequently Asked Questions
Exam4 Recovery Procedure
Exam4 In-class and Take-home Instructions

Exam Question Archives

Last modified: February 27, 2015

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