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Calendar 2017

January 18, 2018
  • Spring Semester: Classes Begin
March 10-18, 2018
  • Spring Break: Campus closed March 15-16
April 1, 2018
  • Easter: No classes on April 2
April 26, 2018
  • Dallas: Unmasking Innovation: An Evening With George W. Bush, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, 6 p.m.; Event Information
May 8, 2018
  • Spring Semester: Last Day of Classes
May 10, 2018
  • Lubbock: Distinguished Alumni & Faculty Reception; Texas Tech Club (West Club Level); 6-8 p.m. 
May 11, 2018
  • Lubbock: Dean's Circle Advisory Board Meeting
May 18, 2018
  • Spring Commencement: United Supermarkets Arena; 3 p.m.
May 28, 2018
  • Memorial Day: Campus Closed
June 5, 2018
  • Summer Session I: Classes Begin
July 4, 2018
  • Independence Day: Campus Closed
July 7, 2018
  • Summer Session I: Last Day of Classes
July 10, 2018
  • Summer Session II: Classes Begin
August 10, 2018
  • Summer Session II: Last Day of Classes
August 11, 2018
  • Summer Commencement: United Supermarkets Arena; 9 a.m.
August 22, 2018
August 27, 2018
  • Fall Semester: Classes Begin
August 29, 2018
  • Arts & Sciences Day: South Lawn, Holden Hall
September 3, 2018
  • Labor Day: Campus Closed
September 15, 2018
  • Alumni Tailgate: Red Raiders vs. Houston; West Lawn Holden Hall, Time: TBA
November 2, 2018
  • Lubbock: Dean's Circle Advisory Board Meeting
November 3, 2018
  • Alumni Tailgate: Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma; West Lawn Holden Hall, Time: TBA
November 21-25, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break: Campus Closed Nov. 22-23
November 30, 2018
  • 60th Annual Carol of Lights: Time: TBA
December 5, 2018
  • Fall Semester: Last Day of Classes
December 14, 2018
  • Fall Commencement: United Supermarkets Arena; Time: TBA

Events

The College of Arts & Sciences holds numerous events throughout the year for alumni, students, faculty and staff. Your active involvement is crucial to our success. If you have questions or ideas for events, please contact Cathey Durham at (806) 834-4754 or by email at cathey.durham@ttu.edu.

Permian Basin Alumni/Recruitment Tailgate

The College will be hosting a tailgate prior to the Texas Tech Football Permian Basin Spring Scrimmage at Grande Communications Stadium on Saturday, March 25. The tailgate begins at 10:30 a.m. and will last until kickoff, which has been set for 1 p.m.  All College alumni and prospective students are invited to attend. Food and drinks will be provided, so stop by and mingle with the Dean and other members of the faculty and staff.   Invitation  |  RSVP Today!

Dallas/Fort Worth Alumni/Recruitment Tailgate

The College will be hosting a tailgate prior to the Texas Tech Football Permian Basin Spring Game at the new Dallas Cowboys Training Facility in Frisco, Texas. Come out and support both the College and your Red Raiders as this is the first-ever university event to be held at the Ford Center. The tailgate begins at 11:30 a.m. and will last until kickoff, which has been set for 3 p.m. All College alumni and prospective students are invited to attend. Food and drinks will be provided, so stop by and mingle with the Dean and other members of the faculty and staff.   Purchase Game Tickets  |  RSVP Today!  |  Invitation  

Young Innovators Dallas Happy Hour

The College of Arts & Sciences Young Innovators will host a Happy Hour at Max's Wine Dive on McKinney Ave from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. To learn more about our Young Innovators group, click here.

Arts & Sciences Day

The College of Arts & Sciences will host the Third Annual Arts & Sciences Day on Wednesday, August, 30 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the south lawn of Holden Hall. Stop by and enjoy refreshments while interacting with departments, deans and faculty in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Students can get detailed information on the 120 degree programs offered through 15 departments within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Faculty & Staff Tailgate

The College of Arts & Sciences will host a tailgate for faculty and staff from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, September 16 prior to the Texas Tech-Arizona State Football game (kickoff is set for 7 p.m.). The tailgate will be located next to the Arts & Sciences Brick Garden, northeast of Holden Hall. RSVP Today

Alumni Tailgate

The Third Annual College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Tailgate will begin three hours prior to kickoff of the Texas Tech-Oklahoma State game on Saturday, September 30. The tailgate will feature food, beverages and live music and will be located on the lawn just east of Holden Hall. Purchase Tickets(proceeds benefit A&S scholarship fund)