General Exam Information
General Exam Information
Welcome to the Georgetown University Law Center Examination home page. Below you will find helpful links to common areas of interest regarding exams and their administration.
Spring 2013 Exam Information
Legal Research & Writing Exam (LRW)
Take-Home Exam: Friday, April 12 - Monday, April 22
Take-Home Exam: Thursday, April 11 - Monday, April 22
Spring 2013 Exam Period: Tuesday, April 30 - Tuesday, May 14
Spring 2013 Exam Deferral Date (Graduating students): Wednesday, May 15
Spring 2013 Exam Deferral Dates (Non-Graduating students):
Tuesday, May 21
Wednesday, May 22
Thursday, May 23
Any exam not completed by the last deferral date will result in a withdrawal from the course. The withdrawal will be reflected as a "W" on the transcript.
Video and transcription of the announcement played or recited before the administration of every in-class exam.
The blank exam template document required for both in-class and take-home exams unless otherwise instructed by your professor. Please download the exam template before you sit for any type of exam.
The Law Center's IST department does not recommend use of untested applications for exam taking purposes. Therefore, you should use MS Word or Mac Pages. If you choose to use other software applications you are doing so at your own risk.
Details regarding examinations administered in the Law Center and important steps to prepare students before, during and after exams are given.
Details regarding examinations downloaded and uploaded from the online exam system and important steps to prepare students before, during and after these exams are given.
Please also be aware of the Georgetown Law Administrative Sanctions (outlined in p. 115 of the Student Disciplinary Code section of the Georgetown Law Bulletin) for students submitting late take-home exams.
You may not identify yourself in any way to the professor as the author of an exam until the grades are published. Therefore, you must remove personal identifying information from your exam document. Failure to remove any personal identifying information is an exam violation which will be referred to the Ethics Counsel. This link provides instructions for removing personal information from documents submitted for evaluation.
Instructions that are given for preparing your exam template at the beginning and at the end of the exam.
Details regarding the policy on exam conflicts and rescheduling exams. Exam Deferrals are handled by the Office of the Registrar and not your Professor.
Many faculty return your final exams/papers to the Office of the Registrar for student review.
Login to the Online Exam/Paper Management System to check your exam number, exam schedule, and to submit papers and exams.
Additional information regarding Exam Deferrals, Exam Conflicts, the Student Disciplinary Code and other Georgetown Law Policies are available in the Georgetown Law Bulletin
Manager of Exam Administration
Office of the Registrar
315 McDonough Hall
202-662-9220 (during office hours)
202-681-1288 (after hours for emergencies only)
Professor Michael Frisch
415 McDonough Hall
Student Helpdesk (IST)
E.B. Williams Law Library
If you are having a technical problem with your computer contact the Student Helpdesk (IST), E.B. Williams Law Library, Room 304, firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-662-9905. You may want to contact your computer manufacturer (e.g. Dell, Apple) or internet service provider (e.g. Comcast, Cox, Verizon).
NOTE: In the event that you experience technical difficulty in submitting your exam to the Online Exam/Paper Management System, please email a copy of your exam to email@example.com. You should expect to receive an automatic receipt response confirming your exam submission.
If you have a problem with your exam that requires a response from the Registrar during office hours call the main number (202) 662-9220. If you have an urgent need to speak to a Registrar after hours because of a serious medical emergency, please call (202) 681-1288.