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201​6-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016
August 15-19 Orientation
August 17 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in December 2016
August 22 Classes begin
August 26 Last day to add a course
August 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for February Bar Exam
September 2 Last day to elect pass/fail option
September 5 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
September 7 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
September 30 Last day to apply for a December degree without a late fee
October 1 Timely deadline for first-year students to file a Declaration of Intent to Study Law with Texas Board of Law Examiners
October 24-26 Priority Registration for Winter 2017
November 1 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
November 7-9 Priority Registration for Spring 2017
November 24-25 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 28 Last day of classes
November 29 Make-up day for Thursday, November 24 classes
November 30 Make-up day for Friday, November 25 classes and inclement weather if needed
December 5-15 Final Exams
December 7 Last day to apply for December degree
December 16 Hooding and Commencement
  Winter 2017
October 24-26 Priority Registration for Winter 2017
December 19 Last day to add or drop a class
January 2 Classes begin
January 3 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 7 Last day of classes
  Spring 2017
January 4 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in May 2017
January 9 Classes Begin
January 13 Last day to add a course
January 16 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY HOLIDAY
January 20 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 25 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
January 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for the July Bar Exam
February 17 Last day to apply for May degree without a late fee
February 27- March 1
Priority Registration for Summer 2017
March 13-17 Student Spring Break
March 27 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
March 27-March 29 Priority Registration for Fall 2017
April 14 No classes (make-up day for inclement weather if needed)
April 24 Last day of classes
April 25 Make-up day for April 14 classes
April 26 Make-up day for inclement weather if needed
May 1-11 Final Exams
May 2 Last Day to apply for May degree
May 12 Hooding and Commencement
  Summer 2017
May 17 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in August 2017
May 22 Classes Begin
May 25 Last day to add a course
May 26 Last day to elect pass/fail option
May 29 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
May 30 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
June 2 Classes held in lieu of May 29 classes
June 26 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
July 7 Classes held in lieu of July 4 classes
July 7 Last day of class
July 10 Last day to apply for degrees awarded ​August 2017 without a late fee
July 11-13 Final Exams

 

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201​7-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017 *
August 14 Orientation begins
August 16 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in December 2017
August 21 Classes begin
August 25 Last day to add a course
August 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for February Bar Exam
September 1 Last day to elect pass/fail option
September 4 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
September 6 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
September 29 Last day to apply for a December 2017 degree without a late fee
October 1 Timely deadline for first-year students to file a Declaration of Intent to Study Law with Texas Board of Law Examiners
October 9-13 Student Fall break
October 23-25 Priority Registration for Winter 2018
November 6 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
November 6-8 Priority Registration for Spring 2018
November 20 Last day of classes. Make-up for Labor Day.
November 23-24 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
November 27-December 7 Final Exams
December 6 Last day to apply for December degree
December 8 Designated Fall 2017 graduation date
  Winter 2018*
October 23-25 Priority Registration for Winter 2018
December 18 Last day to add or drop a class
January 2 Classes begin
January 3 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 6 Last day of classes
  Spring 2018*
January 3 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in Spring 2018
January 8 Classes Begin
January 12 Last day to add a course
January 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY HOLIDAY
January 19 Last day to elect pass/fail option
January 24 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
January 30 Timely postmark deadline with Texas Board of Law Examiners for the July Bar examination
February 16 Last day to apply for May degree without a late fee
February 26-28
Priority Registration for Summer 2018
March 12-16 Student Spring Break
March 26-March 28 Priority Registration for Fall 2018
March 26 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
March 30 No classes. Make-up day for inclement weather if needed.
April 9 Last day of classes (make-up for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
April 10 Make-up day for inclement weather if needed.
April 16-26 Final Exams
April 27 Hooding and Commencement
May 1 Last Day to apply for Spring degree
  Summer 2018*
May 16 Graduation application open in Howdy for all students planning to graduate in Summer 2018
May 21 Classes begin
May 23 Last day to add a course
May 23 Last day to drop a course without a transcript notation
May 25 Last day to elect pass/fail option
May 28 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
June 1 Classes held in lieu of May 28 classes
June 25 Last day to drop a course with a transcript notation
July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
July 6 Classes held in lieu of July 4 classes
Last day of class
July 9 Last day to apply for degrees awarded Summer 2018 without a late fee
July 10-12 Final Exams
July 16 Designated Summer 2018 graduation date

  *all dates and times subject to change
 

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