July 2020 Bar Exam Status by Jurisdiction

Table last updated June 4, 2020, 7:58 am (CDT)

The following table shows the current status of the July 2020 bar exam in each jurisdiction. For this information in map format and a list of jurisdiction announcements in alphabetical order, see July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information.

Note: Jurisdictions continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. While the information provided here is current as of the posting date, this information is subject to change as jurisdictions adjust their plans according to the evolving situation. You are strongly advised to consult with the jurisdiction’s bar admissions agency directly for the most current information.

Bar Exam DateJurisdictionsRemotely Administered ExamExpansion/Adoption of Supervised/Provisional Practice RuleDiploma Privilege Option
July 28–29 


(Jurisdictions administering in July AND a fall date are listed further below.) 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico*

One-day exam only:
Indiana (July 28), Michigan (July 28)
Indiana, Michigan, Nevada Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Missouri, South Dakota, Wyoming  
Sept. 9–10  Alaska, California, Delaware (Sept. 9-11), District of Columbia, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont

Administering on Sept. 9-10 only if needed:
Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina
  Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania  
Sept. 30–Oct. 1  Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Utah, Virgin Islands

Administering on Sept. 30-Oct. 1 only if needed:
  Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts  Utah
July exam postponed; date to be announced New Mexico, Rhode Island      
July AND Sept. 9–10 Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Texas (Sept. 9-11), Washington
   Texas, Washington  
July AND Sept. 30–Oct. 1 Kentucky, Tennessee   Tennessee  
Custom date(s) Louisiana (one-day exam only, offered on two dates: July 27 and Oct. 10) Louisiana (remote exam offered as an option in addition to in-person exam)    

* The exam in Puerto Rico is traditionally administered in September.