Texas Tech University

2016-2017 School of Law Academic Calendar



Fall 2016

August 15 - 19
Orientation week

August 22
First day of classes

August 26
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech or in person in the Registrar's Office

August 30
Texas bar examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the February Bar examination (www.ble.state.tx.us)

September 5
Labor Day, University holiday

September 7
Last day for student-initiated drop of a course on MyTech tab or Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office and receive a refund

September 15
Timely deadline for first year law students who entered in July to file a Declaration of Intention to Study Law with the Texas Board of Law Examiners (www.ble.state.tx.us)

October 1
Timely deadline for first year law students who entered in August to file a Declaration of Intention to Study Law with the Texas Board of Law Examiners (www.ble.state.tx.us)

October 3
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

October 15
Last day for May or August law degree candidates to file with the Law School an Intent to Graduate form

November 23 - 27
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 1
Last day of classes

December 2
Reading day

December 5 - 16
Final exams

December 16
Graduate School Commencement for dual-degree students

December 17
Hooding Ceremony

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Spring 2017

January 18
First day of classes

January 24
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech or in person with the Registrar's Office

January 30
Texas Bar Examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the July Bar examination (www.ble.state.tx.us)

February 2
Last day for student-initiated drop of a course on MyTech tab or Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office and receive a refund

February 21 - 23
February 2017 Texas Bar Exam

February 28
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

March 11 - 19
Spring break

April 1
Last day for December law degree candidates to file with the Law School an Intent to Graduate form

April 17
Day of no classes

May 4
Last day of classes

May 5
Reading day

May 8 - 19
Final exams

May 19
Graduate School Commencement for dual-degree students

May 20
Hooding Ceremony

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Full Summer 2017

June 1
Classes begin

June 7
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course for full summer courses on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office

June 16
Last day for student-initiated drop of a a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office and receive a refund

July 13
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

July 25 - 27
July Texas Bar Exam

August 9
Last day of Full Summer classes

August 10
Reading Day

August 11 - 12
Final exams

 

Summer I 2017

June 1
First day of classes

June 5
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office

June 6
Last day for student-initiated drop of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office and receive a refund

June 21
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

July 3
Last day of classes for Summer I

July 5
Reading day

July 6 - 7
Final exams

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Summer II 2017

July 10
First day of classes

July 12
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office

July 13
Last day for student-initiated drop of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office and receive a refund

July 25 - 27
July Texas Bar Exam

July 28
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

August 9
Last class day of classes for Summer II

August 10
Reading Day

August 11 - 12
Final exams for Summer II classes

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