Final Exam Memo

All Fall 2021 final exams will be take-home exams. With the exception of take-home exams in required first-year courses as indicated below, final exams will be available to download and complete starting at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 7th, and must be completed and uploaded to the online exam interface no later than 12 p.m./noon (Pacific Time) on Thursday, December 16th.

First-Year Courses: Take-home exams in 1L courses are assigned a 24-hour window during the exam period in which to be completed. The exams will become available at 12:00am on the day listed and must be completed and submitted by 11:59pm (Pacific Time) that day. The Schedule for 1L exams is as follows:

  • Tuesday, December 7th: All Civil Procedure Sections
  • Saturday, December 11th: All Criminal Law Sections & Torts (Sections 1, 2, and 3 only)
  • Wednesday, December 15th: All Contracts Sections & Torts (Section 4 only)

Exams are administered via the online exam interface available here. To access the exam interface from the Berkeley Law website click “For Students” and then “Exams.”

We have created a series of short instructional videos covering how the online exam interface works available here. Please view the instructional videos. If you have questions after watching the videos and reading this memo, please email Kyle Valenti, Senior Director of Student Services, at