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.

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 (no change)

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

 

2018 Summer Mini Session

May 

14

Mon

First day of class

May

15

Tue

Last day to add a course 

May

16

Wed

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

May 

28

Mon

HOLIDAY Observance  - MEMORIAL DAY 

May

298

Tue

Last day to drop a course with a 'W' by 3pm

June

1

Fri

Last day of classes

June

2

Sat

Final Exams

 

2018 Summer Session 1 (Entire Summer)

June 

4

Mon

First day of class

June

5

Tue

Last day to add a course 

June

7

Thu

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

July 

4

Wed

HOLIDAY Observance  - INDEPENDENCE DAY 

July

6

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2018 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

July

17

Tue

Last day to drop a course with a 'W' by 3pm

July 

20

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

July

20

Fri

Late filing deadline for August 2018 Graduation ($50 filing fee)

August

7

Tue

Last day of classes

August

8-10

Wed-Fri

Final Exams

 

2018 Summer Session 2 (1st 5 week session)

June 

4

Mon

First day of class

June

5

Tue

Last day to add a course 

June

7

Thu

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

June

25

Mon

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

July 

2

Mon

Last day of class

July

4

Wed

HOLIDAY Observance  - INDEPENDENCE DAY

July

3, 5

Tue/
Thu

Final Exams

July

6

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2018 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

 

2018 Summer Session 4 (2nd 5 week session)

July 

4

Wed

HOLIDAY Observance  - INDEPENDENCE DAY 

July

6

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2018 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

July

9

Mon

First day of classes

July 

10

Tue

Last day to add a course

July 

12

Thu

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

July 

20

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

July

20

Fri

Late filing deadline for August 2018 Graduation ($50 filing fee)

July 

30

Mon

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

August

6

Mon

Last day of classes

August 

7-8

Tue-Wed

Final exams

 

2018 Fall Session

August

20

Mon

First day of classes

August 

27

Mon

Last day to add a course

September

1

Sat

February 2019 Texas Bar Exam Timely Filing Deadline

September

3

Mon

Labor Day Holiday

September 

5

Wed

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

September

28

Fri

Timely filing deadline for December 2018 Graduation ($25 fee)

October

1

Mon

2018 Entering Class: Declaration of Intention Application filing deadline

October 

26

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

October 

26

Fri

Late filing deadline for December 2018 Graduation ($50 fee)

November 

1

Thu

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

November

1

Thu

February 2019 Texas Bar Exam Late Filing Deadline ($150 late fee assessed)

November

21-24

Wed-Sat

Thanksgiving Holiday

November

26

Mon

Last day of classes

November

27 - 28

Tue - Wed

Reading Days

November-December

29-12

Thu-Wed

Final exam period ; Make-up exams may be given on December 13thh if needed

December

1

Thu

February 2019 Texas Bar Exam Final Filing Deadline ($300 late fee assessed)

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.