Texas Tech University

Office of the Provost Planning Calendar for 2017-2018

Spring 2018

January 1 

  • Official University Holiday: New Year's Day

January 9

  • Faculty Retirement Notifications due to Office of the Provost (for retirements anticipated prior to September 1, 2018). OP 70.02

January 15

  • Official University Holiday: Martin Luther King Day

February 5

  • Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award applications due to the Office of the Provost
  • Dean's nominations due to Office of the Provost:
    • President's Academic Achievement Award
    • President's Excellence in Teaching Award
    • Alumni Association New Faculty Award

March 1-2

  • Board of Regents meeting - TTUHSC El Paso hosting

March 2

  • Institutional Effectiveness in Excellence Nominations Due to Office of the Provost
  • Advancing Teaching and Learning Conference, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center- Overton Hotel (Final Agenda TBD)

March 5

  • President's Excellence in Commercialization Award nominations due to the Office of the Vice President for Research

March 15-16

Official University Holiday: Spring Break

April 18

  • Faculty Honors Convocation, 3:30pm, SUB, Ballroom

April - May

  • Regional Site Graduation Ceremonies
    • Waco – TBA
    • El Paso – TBA
    • Fredericksburg – TBA

May 12

  • 6:00 pm School of Law Hooding Ceremony

May 17-18

  • Board of Regents meeting

May 18

  • Commencement
    • 3:00 pm Arts & Sciences
    • 7:00 pm Graduate School

May 19

  • Commencement
    • 9:00 am Business Administration, Media and Communications, University Programs, Visual & Performing Arts, Wind Energy
    • 1:30 pm Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Architecture, Education, Engineering Honors (EVHM and HAL Majors ONLY), Human Sciences

May 28

  • Official University Holiday: Memorial Day

July 4

  • Official University Holiday: Independence Day

August 9-10

  • Board of Regents meeting