Tarleton State University RELLIS

Tarleton State University proudly offers baccalaureate degree completion programs as part of the newest model of higher education in Texas…The Texas A&M University System’s RELLIS Academic Alliance at the newly developed RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas. The RELLIS Academic Alliance Building I is located between College Station and Bryan, Texas, just off Texas Highway 47 and Texas Highway 21.

The RELLIS Academic Alliance allows multiple institutions within The Texas A&M University System and the Blinn College District to collaboratively offer selective degree and certificate programs. Students have the opportunity to be a part of a unique environment that challenges them to innovate, explore, and push themselves farther than they ever have before and receive an exceptional educational experience that will positively impact their respective careers.

Tarleton’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies, a part of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, and the Department of Social Work in the College of Health Sciences and Human Services, are committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities for students and working professionals in the Brazos Valley area.  Approved degree completion program offerings at RELLIS include Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Criminal Justice, the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Administration, the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS) degree in Criminal Justice Administration, as well as the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). Planned for fall 2020 (pending approvals by the Texas A&M University Board System of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board) , Tarleton's School of Engineering, a part of the College of Science and Technology, will offer the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mechanical Engineering and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Standout features of the Tarleton program offerings at RELLIS-Bryan will include small class sizes, exceptional, qualified faculty and majors in high-demand professions.

Information about Tarleton’s offerings at RELLIS-Bryan can be found at the following locations:

https://www.tarleton.edu/rellis/index.html 

https://rellis.tamus.edu/academicalliance/academics/

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shannon Hankhouse, Executive Director for Waco and RELLIS-Bryan Outreach Initiatives at (254) 299-8322 or (254) 299-8316.

Admission to one of the RELLIS-Bryan undergraduate programs requires completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours and that a student be Texas Success Initiative (TSI) satisfied. Applicants to an undergraduate program must meet the transfer admission standards for Tarleton State University: https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/

Date Event
Academic Calendar 2020 - 2021
Fall 2020
Friday, August 21st Last Day to Register for the Semester (16- and 1st 8-week classes)
Monday, August 24th Fall Classes Begin, Add/Drop Begins (16- and 1st 8-week classes)
Wednesday, August 26th Last Day for Add/Drop (1st 8-week classes)
Friday, August 28th Last Day for Add/Drop (16-week classes)
Tuesday, September 8th Fall Census
Friday, October 2nd University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (1st 8-week classes)
Friday, October 16th Last Day of 1st 8-week Classes, Last Day to Register for 2nd 8-week Classes
Monday, October 19th First Day of 2nd 8-week Classes, Add/Drop Begins (2nd 8-week classes)
Wednesday, October 21st Last Day for Add/Drop (2nd 8-week classes)
Friday, November 13th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (16-week classes)
Wednesday, November 25th Reading Day – No Classes, University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (2nd 8-week classes)
Thursday, November 26th – Friday, November 27th Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, December 2nd Last Day of Classes
Thursday, December 3rd Reading Day – No Classes
Friday, December 4th – Thursday, December 10th Finals Week – See Finals Schedule for Specific Meeting Times
Friday, December 11th Commencement
Wednesday, December 23rd – Friday, January 1st Winter Break - RELLIS Campus Closed
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Spring 2021
Friday, January 15th Last Day to Register for the Semester (16- and 1st 8-week classes)
Monday, January 18th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – RELLIS Campus Close
Tuesday, January 19th Spring Classes Begin, Add/Drop Begins (16- and 1st 8-week classes)
Thursday, January 21st Last Day for Add/Drop (1st 8-week classes)
Monday, January 25th Last Day for Add/Drop (16-week classes)
Wednesday, February 3rd Spring Census
Friday, February 26th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (1st 8-week classes)
Friday, March 12th Last Day of 1st 8-week Classes, Last Day to Register for 2nd 8-week Classes
Monday, March 15th – Friday, March 19th Spring Break – Faculty & Student Holiday
Monday, March 22nd First Day of 2nd 8-week Classes, Add/Drop Begins (2nd 8-week classes)
Wednesday, March 24th Last Day for Add/Drop (2nd 8-week classes)
Friday, April 2nd Reading Day – No Classes
Tuesday, April 20th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (16-week classes)
Friday, April 30th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (2nd 8-week classes)
Tuesday, May 4th Last Day of Classes
Wednesday, May 5th Reading Day – No Classes
Thursday, May 6th – Wednesday, May 12th Finals Week – See Finals Schedule for Specific Meeting Times
Saturday, May 15th Commencement
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Summer 2021
Friday, May 28th Last Day to Register for the Semester (10- and 1st 5-week classes)
Monday, May 31st Memorial Day – RELLIS Campus Closed
Tuesday, June 1st Summer Classes Begin
Friday, June 4th Add/Drop Begins (10- and 1st 5-week classes), Last Day for Add/Drop (10- and 1st 5-week classes), Summer Census
Monday, June 21st University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (1st 5-week classes)
Friday, July 2nd Last Day of 1st 5-week Classes
Monday, July 5th Finals (1st 5-week classes), No 10-week Classes Held, Last Day to Register for 2nd 5-week Classes
Tuesday, July 6th First Day of 2nd 5-week Classes, Add/Drop Begins (2nd 5-week classes)
Friday, July 9th Last Day for Add/Drop (2nd 5-week classes)
Tuesday, July 20th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (10-week classes)
Monday, July 26th University Withdrawal/ “Q” Drop Deadline (2nd 5-week classes)
Monday, August 9th Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, August 10th – Wednesday, August 11th Finals (10- and 2nd 5-week classes)
*Commencement will not be conducted during summer terms; students may walk at RELLIS in spring or participate in home institution’s ceremony

Dr. Shannon Hankhouse, Executive Director, Waco/RELLIS-Bryan Outreach Initiatives
Tarleton State University
McLennan Community College University Center
Michaelis Academic Center - Room 101
Waco, Texas 76708
(254) 299-8322
hankhouse@tarleton.edu

Dr. Kim McCuistion, Vice President of External Operations and Dean, Fort Worth Campus
Tarleton State University
10850 Texan Rider Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76036
(817)732-7300
mccuistion@tarleton.edu