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2015-2016 Official Academic Calendar

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

Blue type indicates a change from the originally approved calendar.


Fall Intersession: August 10 – 23

Fall 2015
Faculty on Duty: August 19
First Class Day: August 24
Holidays: Sept. 7, Nov. 25 – 27
Last Class Day: December 2
Final Exams: December 4 – 9**
Commencement: December 11 – 12

Winter Intersession: December 10 – 23, January 4 – 8

Spring 2016
Faculty on Duty: January 19
First Class Day: January 21
Spring Break: March 12 – 20*
No Classes: March 28*
Last Class Day: May 10
Final Exams: May 12 – 17**
Commencement: May 20 – 21

First Summer Term 2016
Faculty on Duty: June 6
First Class Day: June 7
Holiday: July 4
Last Class Day: July 7
Final Exams: July 8 – 9

Second Summer Term 2016
Faculty on Duty: July 11
First Class Day: July 12
Last Class Day: August 10
Final Exams: August 11 – 12
Commencement: August 13

* Student holiday only
** No exams on Sunday

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May Intersession 2016
May 18 – June 2

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