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Law School’s Response to COVID-19

March 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Tech University System has taken all necessary steps to protect the safety and health of our community.

Because of the unprecedented health risks posed by COVID-19, the University has extended our spring break an additional week through March 27 and our classes will resume March 30 with online instruction through the end of the spring semester.

Campus events have also been canceled, postponed, or moved online. University-sponsored travel is restricted as well.

Effective March 27, the Law School building will no longer be open. With occasional exceptions for positions that are mission critical, all Law School employees are working remotely from home.

We have provided training, resources, and support to assist students, faculty, and staff in making this transition. The Texas Tech Law School Foundation has also provided funds for the purchase of laptops, microphones, and webcams for all students, faculty, and staff who needed these items to learn and work remotely.

These are challenging times, but we want you to know that the Law School community is working together to meet all challenges. The welfare and interests of our students, faculty, and staff guide every decision we make.

We are 100% confident that we will complete this semester successfully and continue to offer great educational experiences to our students, the next generation of Texas Tech lawyers.

Please reach out with any questions or concerns to We hope you stay safe in these uncertain times. We wish all in our Law School family the best today and every day.

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