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2014-2016 Academic Year

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Fall 2014

August 20 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in December 2014
August 20-22 Orientation
August 25 Classes begin
August 29 Last day to add a course
August 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for February Bar Exam
September 1 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
September 5 Last day to elect pass/fail option
September 10 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
October 1 Timely deadline for first-year students to file a Declaration of Intent to Study Law with Texas Board of Law Examiners
October 3 Last day to apply for a December degree without a late fee
October 20-24 Priority Registration for Winter 2015
November 3-7 Priority Registration for Spring 2015
November 3 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
November 27-28 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
December 2 Last day of classes (in lieu of November 27 and 28 classes)
December 5-17 Final Exams
December 9 Last day to apply for December degree
December 19 Hooding and Commencement
 

Winter 2015

January 2 Last day to add or drop a class
January 5 Classes begin
January 6 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 10 Last day of classes
 

Spring 2015

January 7 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in May 2015
January 12 Classes Begin
January 16 Last day to add a course
January 19 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY HOLIDAY
January 23 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 28 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
January 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for July Bar Exam
February 20 Last day to apply for May degree without a late fee
February 23-27 Priority Registration for Summer 2015
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 30 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
April 3 No Classes
April 7-9 Priority Registration for Fall 2015
April 28 Friday classes meet in lieu of April 3 and for classes rescheduled due to inclement weather
April 29 Last day of class for classes rescheduled due to inclement weather
May 4-14 Final Exams
May 5 Last Day to apply for May degree
May 15 Hooding and Commencement
 

Summer 2015

May 20 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in summer 2015
May 25 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
May 26 Classes Begin
May 28 Last day to add a course
May 29 Last day to elect pass/fail option
June 2 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY (Saturday)
July 10 Last day to apply for degrees awarded summer 2015 without a late fee
July 13 Last day of classes
July 15-16 Final Exams
July 20 Degree Conferral Date
 

Fall 2015

August 19 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in December 2015
August 19-21 Orientation
August 24 Classes begin
August 28 Last day to add a course
August 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for February Bar Exam
September 4 Last day to elect pass/fail option
September 7 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
September 9 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
October 1 Timely deadline for first-year students to file a Declaration of Intent to Study Law with Texas Board of Law Examiners
October 2 Last day to apply for a December degree without a late fee
October 19-23 Priority Registration for Winter 2016
November 2-6 Priority Registration for Spring 2016
November 2 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
November 26-27 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
December 1 Last day of classes (in lieu of November 27 classes)
December 4-16 Final Exams
December 9 Last day to apply for December degree
December 18 Hooding and Commencement
 

Winter 2016

December 16, 2015 Last day to add or drop a class
January 4 Classes begin
January 5 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 9 Last day of classes
 

Spring 2016

January 6 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in May 2016
January 11 Classes Begin
January 15 Last day to add a course
January 18 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY HOLIDAY
January 22 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 27 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
January 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for July Bar Exam
February 19 Last day to apply for May degree without a late fee
February 22-26 Priority Registration for Summer 2016
March 14-18 Spring Break
March 25 No Classes
March 28 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
March 28-April 1 Priority Registration for Fall 2016
April 26 Last day of classes (in lieu of March 25 classes)
May 2-12 Final Exams
May 3 Last Day to apply for May degree
May 13 Hooding and Commencement
 

Summer 2016

May 18 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in summer 2016
May 23 Classes Begin
May 26 Last day to add a course
May 27 Last day to elect pass/fail option
May 30 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
May 31 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
June 27 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
July 8 Last day of classes
July 11 Last day to apply for degrees awarded summer 2016 without a late fee
July 12-14 Final Exams

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