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2016-2017 Official Academic Calendar

Texas Tech University reserves the right to make calendar changes in the best interest of the faculty, students, and academic program.


Fall Intersession: August 15 – 28

Fall 2016
Faculty on Duty: August 24
First Class Day: August 29
Holidays: Sept. 5, Nov. 23 – 27
Last Class Day: December 7
Final Exams: December 9-14**
Commencement: December 16-17

Winter Intersession: December 15 – 23, January 2 – 11

Spring 2017
Faculty on Duty: January 17
First Class Day: January 19
Spring Break: March 11-19
No Classes: April 17*
Last Class Day: May 9
Final Exams: May 11 – 16**
Commencement: May 19 – 20

May Intersession: May 17 – June 1

First Summer Term 2017
Faculty on Duty: June 5
First Class Day: June 6
Holiday: July 4
Last Class Day: July 6
Final Exams: July 7 – 8

Second Summer Term 2017
Faculty on Duty: July 10
First Class Day: July 11
Last Class Day: August 9
Final Exams: August 10 – 11
Commencement: August 12

* Student holiday only
** No exams on Sunday

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