Law Center Academic Calendar

Make all travel plans with these dates in mind.  Check for final exam conflicts early and if you have questions about exam scheduling, please contact the Office of Student Services.

Fall 2017

August

21

Mon

First day of classes

August 

28

Mon

Last day to add a course

August

30

Wed

February 2018 Texas Bar Exam Timely Filing Deadline

September

4

Mon

Labor Day Holiday

September 

6

Wed

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without  receiving a grade and receive a full refund

September 

29

Fri

Timely filing deadline for December 2017 Graduation ($25 fee)

October

1

Sun

2017 Entering Class: Declaration of Intention Application filing deadline

October 

27

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

October 

27

Fri

Late filing deadline for December 2017 Graduation ($50 fee)

October

30

Sun

February 2018 Texas Bar Exam Late Filing Deadline (late fee assessed)

October 

31

Fri

Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a "W" by 3 pm

November

22-25

Wed-Sat

Thanksgiving Holiday

November

27

Mon

Last day of classes

Nov. –Dec.

28 - 30

Tue - Thu

Reading Days

December 

1-14

Fri-Thu

Final exam period ; Make-up exams may be given on December 15th if needed

 

Spring 2018

January

15

Mon

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January

16

Tue

First day of classes

January

23

Tue

Last day to add a course/credit

January 

31

Wed

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without  receiving a grade and receive a full refund

February

1

Thu

July 2018 Texas Bar Exam Timely Filing Deadline  
(Registration opens November 30, 2017)

February

23

Fri

Timely filing deadline for May 2018 Graduation

March 

12-17

Mon-Sat

Spring Break

March

23

Fri

Exam Conflict Filing deadline

March

23

Fri

Late filing deadline for May 2018 Graduation

April

1

Sun

July 2018 Texas Bar Exam Late Filing Deadline ($150 late fee assessed)

April 

3

Tue

Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a "W" instructor's signature required (by 4pm)

April

27

Fri

Last day of classes

April-May

28-30

Sat-Mon

Reading Days

May

1

Tue

July 2018 Texas Bar Exam Final Filing Deadline ($300 late fee assessed)

May 

1-10

Tue-Thu

Final exam period; exams due to conflicts are given throughout the exam period, and may be given on May 11, 2018

 

 

 

Law Convocation Ceremony , TBA

 

 

 

Make all travel plans with these dates in mind.  Check for final exam conflicts early and if you have questions about exam scheduling, please contact the Office of Student Services.