Texas Tech University

2020-2021 School of Law Academic Calendar



Fall 2020

August 10–14
Orientation week

August 16
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 100% refund

August 17
Classes begin

August 21
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office

August 21
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for an 80% refund

August 28
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 70% refund

September 1
Texas bar examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the February Bar examination (https://ble.texas.gov)

September 1
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 4
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 50% refund

September 7
Labor Day, University holiday

September 14
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 25% refund; no refund thereafter

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

October 1
Timely deadline for first year law students who entered in Fall to file a Declaration of Intention to Study Law with the Texas Board of Law Examiners (https://ble.texas.gov)

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

November 23
Last day of classes

November 24
Reading day

November 25–27
Thanksgiving holiday

November 30–December 11
Final exams

December 11
Graduate School Commencement for Dual-Degree Students

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Spring 2021

January 18
Martin Luther King Day, University holiday

January 19
Classes begin

January 25
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person with the Registrar's Office

February 1
Texas Bar Examination timely postmark deadline with the Texas Board of Law Examiners for the July Bar examination (https://ble.texas.gov)

February 3
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 4
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 100% refund

February 15
Last day to withdraw from TTU School of Law for a 50% refund; no refund thereafter

February 23–25
February Texas Bar Exam

March 1
Last day to drop a course and receive an automatic W

March 19
Spring Break, University holiday

April 1
Last day for December law degree candidates to file with the Law School a Statement of Intent to Graduate

April 5
Day of no classes

April 29
Last day of classes

April 30
Reading day

May 3–14
Final exams

May 14
Graduate School Commencement for Dual-Degree Students

May 15
Hooding Ceremony

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Summer 2021

May 31
Last day to withdraw from summer and receive a full refund

June 1
Classes begin

June 3
Last day for student-initiated addition of a course on MyTech tab of Raiderlink or in person in the Registrar's Office

June 3
Last day to withdraw from summer for an 80% refund

June 4
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 8
Last day to withdraw from summer for a 50% refund; no refund thereafter

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

July 2
Last day of Summer classes

July 5
Independence Day, University holiday

July 6
Reading Day

July 7–8
Final exams

July 27–29
July Texas Bar Exam

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