Texas Tech University

2018-2019 School of Law Academic Calendar



Fall 2018

August 13–17
Orientation week

August 17
Last day to withdraw from Law School for a 100% refund

August 20
First day of classes

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

September 1
Texas bar examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the February Bar examination (www.ble.state.tx.us)

September 3
Labor Day, University holiday

September 5
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

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 1
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 21–23
Thanksgiving holiday

November 29
Last day of classes

November 30
Reading day

December 3–14
Final exams

December 14
Graduate School Commencement for dual-degree students

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Spring 2019

January 14
First day of classes

January 18
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person with the Registrar's Office

January 21
Martin Luther King Day, University holiday

January 30
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

February 1
Texas Bar Examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the July Bar examination (www.ble.state.tx.us)

February 25
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

February 26–28
February 2019 Texas Bar Exam

March 11–15
Spring break

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

April 22
Day of no classes

May 2
Last day of classes

May 3
Reading day

May 6–17
Final exams

May 17
Graduate School Commencement for dual-degree students

May 18
Hooding Ceremony

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Summer 2019

June 5
Classes begin

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

June 10
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

June 25
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

July 9
Last day of Summer classes

July 10
Reading Day

July 11–12
Final exams

July 30–August 1
July Texas Bar Exam

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