Calendars and Final Examination Schedules


Academic Calendar Fall 2022- Spring 2023
(Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so)

The RELLIS off-campus instructional site follows a different academic calendar.  The calendar can be accessed on the RELLIS page.

*Calendar subject to change as state, system, and local guidelines evolve in relation to COVID.  Any updates will be posted at https://www.tarleton.edu/coronavirus/*

Event Fall Spring
2022 2023
REGISTRATION
Priority Registration*, Graduate, Doctoral March 1 October 24
Seniors March 3 October 26
Juniors March 14 October 28
Sophomores March 16 October 31
Freshman/Post-Baccalaureate March 18 November 2
TUITION AND FEE PAYMENT DEADLINE August 11 January 5
CLASSES BEGIN
16 week & 1st 8 week Classes Begin August 18 January 12
Late Registration and Add/Drop August 18-24 January 12-20
2nd 8 week Classes Begin October 7 March 20
2nd 8 week Late Registration and Add/Drop October 7 - 8 March 20 - 21
3 week "Winter Mini" December 12
DROP WITH NO RECORD (CENSUS)
16 week September 2 January 30
1st 8 week August 25 January 20
2nd 8 week October 14 March 23
3 week "Winter Mini" December 13
Q DROP DEADLINE
16 week October 26 March 27
1st 8 week September 23 Feburary 17
2nd 8 week November 4 April 16
3 week "Winter Mini" January 2
WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE
16 week November 10 April 6
1st 8 week September 29 Feburary 24
2nd 8 week November 11 Apri 29
3 week "Winter Mini" Janurary 5
MIDTERM GRADES DUE
16 week October 10 March 20
1st 8 week September 19 February 13
2nd 8 week November 3 April 17
FINAL EXAMS BEGIN
16 week December 1 May 4
1st 8 week October 6 March 10
2nd 8 week December 7 May 10
3 week "Winter Mini" Janurary 6
FINAL GRADES
1st 8 week grades due October 7 by 5 pm March 20 by 5 pm
Al grades due December 12 by 12 pm Noon May 15 by 12 pm Noon
GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS
Graduation Application Deadlines July 15 - September 15 November 15 - January 15
Commencement Weekend December 9 - 11 May 12 - 14
HOLIDAY AND VACATION DAYS (NO CLASSES)
Labor Day (No classes - University Open) September 5
No Classes - University Open November 23
Thanksgiving (University closed) November 24-25
Winter Break (University closed) December 24-January 1
Martin Luther King Day (University closed) January 16
Spring Break March 13 - 18 (No Classes) University Closed March 16 -18
No Classes April 7 - 10

​*Honors, Veterans, NCAA Athletes, Marching Band, Texan Reps, Diplomats, Corps of Cadets

Fall Semester 2022 - Final Examination Schedule - Stephenville

Exam Date 8:00am - 10:00am 10:30am - 12:30pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm 3:30pm - 5:30pm 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue Nov 29 Last Class Day
Wed Nov 30 Reading Day
Thur Dec 1 TR 9:25 am and T 9:25 am MWF 11:00 am, MW 11:00 am and M 11:00 am TR 12:15 pm and T 12:15pm All Freshman English, EDUC 4315 and 4330 R 5:15pm or later; TR 4:30 pm, and TR 6:15pm
Fri Dec 2 TR 3:05 pm and T 3:05 pm TR 10:50 am and T 10:50 am Other MWF, MW, WF, MF, M, W and F times not listed on exam schedule All other times not listed on exam schedule W 5:00 pm or later and MW 7:30 pm
Mon Dec 5 MWF 9:00am, MW 9:00am, and M 9:00am MWF 2:00 pm, MW 2:00 pm and M 2:00 pm MWF 10:00 am, MW 10:00 am, and M 10:00 am Chemistry 1411/1412, MATH 0304, MATH 1342 M 5:00 pm or later and MW 6:00pm
Tue Dec 6 TR 8:00 am and T 8:00 am MWF 12:00 pm, MW 12:00 pm and M 12:00 pm TR 1:40 pm and T 1:40 pm All Math 1314 and 0303 T 5:15pm or later and TR 7:45pm
Wed Dec 7 MWF 8:00 am, MW 8:00 am, and M 8:00 am MWF 1:00 pm, MW 1:00 pm and M 1:00 pm

Fall Semester 2022 – Final Examination Schedule – Fort Worth

Exam Date 8:00am - 10:00am 10:30am - 12:30pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm 3:30pm - 5:30pm 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue Nov 29 Last Class Day
Wed Nov 30 Reading Day
Thur Dec 1 R 8:00-10:50 am TR 9:30-10:50 am M 11:00-1:30 pm MW 11:00-12:20 pm T 2:00-4:30 pm TR 2:00-3:20 pm EDU 4315 and 4330 R 6:30-9:00 pm TR 6:30-7:50 pm
Fri Dec 2 R 2:00-4:30 pm TR 3:30-4:50 pm T 11:00-1:30 pm TR 11:00-12:20 pm Other MWF, MW, WF, MF, M, W and F times not listed on exam schedule All other times not listed on exam schedule W 6:30-9:00 pm MW 6:30-7:50 pm
Mon Dec 5 M 8:00-10:50 am MW 8:00-9:20 am M 2:00-4:30 pm MW 2:00-3:20 pm W 11:00-1:30 pm MW 12:30-1:50 pm MW 5:00-6:20 pm M 6:30-9:00 pm
Tue Dec 6 T 8:00-10:50 am TR 8:00-9:20 am R 11:00-1:30 pm TR 12:30-1:50 pm All other times not listed on exam schedule TR 5:00-6:20 pm T 6:30-9:00 pm
Wed Dec 7 W 8:00-10:50 am MW 9:30-10:50 am W 2:00-4:30 pm MW 3:30-4:50 pm

Final Examinations are to be given only on scheduled examination days as printed on the Final Examination Schedule. At locations other than Stephenville, Fort Worth and online courses, the final examination will be given at a time designated by the instructor.

Any student with three or more final examinations on the same day may request of his/her instructors to take one of the final examinations on another day during the Final Examination Schedule.

Spring Semester 2023 – Final Examination Schedule – Stephenville

Exam Date 8:00am - 10:00am 10:30am - 12:30pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm 3:30pm - 5:30pm 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue May 2 Last Class Day
Wed May 3 Reading Day
Thur May 4 TR 9:25 am and T 9:25 am MWF 11:00 am, MW 11:00 am and M 11:00 am TR 12:15 pm and T 12:15pm All Freshman English, EDUC 4315 and 4330 R 5:15pm or later; TR 4:30 pm, and TR 6:15pm
Fri May 5 TR 3:05 pm and T 3:05 pm TR 10:50 am and T 10:50 am Other MWF, MW, WF, MF, M, W and F times not listed on exam schedule All other times not listed on exam schedule W 5:00 pm or later and MW 7:30 pm
Mon May 8 MWF 9:00am, MW 9:00am, and M 9:00am MWF 2:00 pm, MW 2:00 pm and M 2:00 pm MWF 10:00 am, MW 10:00 am, and M 10:00 am Chemistry 1411/1412, MATH 0304, MATH 1342 M 5:00 pm or later and MW 6:00pm
Tue May 9 TR 8:00 am and T 8:00 am MWF 12:00 pm, MW 12:00 pm and M 12:00 pm TR 1:40 pm and T 1:40 pm All Math 1314 and 0303 T 5:15pm or later and TR 7:45pm
Wed May 10 MWF 8:00 am, MW 8:00 am, and M 8:00 am MWF 1:00 pm, MW 1:00 pm and M 1:00 pm

Spring Semester 2023 – Final Examination Schedule – Fort Worth

Exam Date 8:00am - 10:00am 10:30am - 12:30pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm 3:30pm - 5:30pm 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue May 2 Last Class Day
Wed May 3 Reading Day
Thur May 4 R 8:00-10:50 am TR 9:30-10:50 am M 11:00-1:30 pm MW 11:00-12:20 pm T 2:00-4:30 pm TR 2:00-3:20 pm EDU 4315 and 4330 R 6:30-9:00 pm TR 6:30-7:50 pm
Fri May 5 R 2:00-4:30 pm TR 3:30-4:50 pm T 11:00-1:30 pm TR 11:00-12:20 pm Other MWF, MW, WF, MF, M, W and F times not listed on exam schedule All other times not listed on exam schedule W 6:30-9:00 pm MW 6:30-7:50 pm
Mon May 8 M 8:00-10:50 am MW 8:00-9:20 am M 2:00-4:30 pm MW 2:00-3:20 pm W 11:00-1:30 pm MW 12:30-1:50 pm MW 5:00-6:20 pm M 6:30-9:00 pm
Tue May 9 T 8:00-10:50 am TR 8:00-9:20 am R 11:00-1:30 pm TR 12:30-1:50 pm All other times not listed on exam schedule TR 5:00-6:20 pm T 6:30-9:00 pm
Wed May 10 W 8:00-10:50 am MW 9:30-10:50 am W 2:00-4:30 pm MW 3:30-4:50 pm

Final Examinations are to be given only on scheduled examination days as printed on the Final Examination Schedule. At locations other than Stephenville, Fort Worth and online courses, the final examination will be given at a time designated by the instructor.

Any student with three or more final examinations on the same day may request of his/her instructors to take one of the final examinations on another day during the Final Examination Schedule.

Academic Calendar Summer 2023
(Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so)

Event Date
Summer 2023
REGISTRATION
Priority Registration*, Graduate, Doctoral, Post-Baccalaureate March 1
All students March 4
TUITION AND PAYMENT DEADLINE May 10
CLASSES BEGIN
12 week, 1st 8 week, 1st 6 week, 1st 4 week May 16
12 week and 1st 8 week Late Registration and Add/Drop May 16-19
1st 6 week Late Registration and Add/Drop May 17
1st 4 week Late Registration and Add/Drop May 17
2nd 8 week June 12
2nd 6 week June 28
2nd 4 week June 14
3rd 4 week July 6
DROP WITH NO RECORD (CENSUS)
12 week May 26
1st 8 week May 23
1st 6 week May 23
1st 4 week May 19
2nd 8 week June 19
2nd 6 week June 30
2nd 4 week June 15
3rd 4 week July 11
WITHDRAWAL "W"/"Q" DROP DEADLINE
12 week July 7
1st 8 week June 16
1st 6 week June 16
1st 4 week June 2
2nd 8 week July 14
2nd 6 week July 14
2nd 4 week June 30
3rd 4 week July 21
FINAL EXAMS BEGIN
12 week August 9
1st 8 week July 11
1st 6 week June 27
1st 4 week June 13
2nd 8 week August 9
2nd 6 week August 9
2nd 4 week July 12
3rd 4 week July 31
FINAL GRADES
All grades due August 14 by 12 pm
Gradues due 5 days after Finals for each part of term
All remaining grades due August 15 by 12 pm
GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS
Graduation Application Deadlines April 15 - June 15
Commencement Weekend August 11 - 12
SUMMER HOLIDAY (NO CLASSES)
Memorial Day (University closed) May 29
Juneteenth (University closed) June 19
Independence Day (University closed) July 4

​*Honors, Veterans, NCAA Athletes, Marching Band, Texan Reps, Diplomats, Corps of Cadets

2022-2023 Event Calendar
(Dates pertain to the semester in which they appear below)

Deadlines and General Dates Fall Spring Summer
2022 2023 2023
Course Evaluations TBA TBA TBA
First Destination Survey with graduation ticket distribution with graduation ticket distribution with graduation ticket distribution
Next Destination Survey November 1 April 1 July 1
Undergraduate Admission Application Deadline for Freshman August 1 December 1 June 1
Undergraduate Admission Application Deadline for Transfer/Readmit October 1 March 1 July 1
Undergraduate Admission Application Deadline for International Freshman and Transfer Students June 15 November 1 March 15
Scholarship Application Priority Deadline administered by the University Scholarship Committee February 15 December 1
Last Day to apply to the Teacher Education Program October 15 February 15 July 1
Last Day to apply for Clinical Teaching September 30 February 2
Restricted Activities Begin November 29 - December 7 May 2 - 10
Service and Maintenance of electronic systems December 26-30 May 16-17 August 4-6
University Events
Service and Leadership Day; classes dismissed between 7 am and 5 pm March TBA
Official University Ring Ceremony TBA
Family Weekend September 17
Homecoming October 29
College of Graduate Studies
Deadline for submissions of the defended, final, committee-approved theses/dissertations to ProQuest and signed Thesis/Dissertation Format checklist to the College of Graduate Studies November 1 April 1 July 1
Comprehensive Assessment results due to College of Graduate Studies November 15 April 15 July 15
Residential Living and Learning
Housing Application opens for incoming new and transfer students September 1 October 3 April 1
Residence Halls close at 10 am for term (exceptions for graduating seniors) December 8 May 11 August 10
Commencement
Graduation Ceremonies December 9 - 10 May 12 - 13 August 11 - 12
New Student Programs
Dates below are for the upcoming Fall 2023 term
#1 Texan Orientation TBA
#1 Transfer Takeover TBA
Duck Camps
Duck Camp 1 TBA
New Student Move-In TBA
Transition Week TBA
Texan Camp TBA
Freshman Convocation and Candle Lighting Ceremony TBA