Nov 18, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall Term 2015 - Session 1 (Regular)

 Academic Calendar  > Fall Semester 2015 (Regular Session 1)



Application deadlines can be found on line at Admissions under the application process for your specific admission status: freshman, transfer, international, or graduate.
For enrollment periods by classification, please visit the Enrollment Schedule web page.
Student-specific enrollment appointment will be posted the the myUH account when the course schedule is made available.
Financial aid applications   Information is available from the Costs and Financial Aid area of the UH website.
Payment and Refund Deadlines   Timing is critical to University payment and refund processes. Please review the information on line at: Student Financial Services.
Graduation Application Deadlines  
April 3, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Regular filing period to apply online for Fall 2015 graduation with non-refundable fee.

October 3, 2015 - October 30, 2015
Late filing period to apply online for Fall 2015 graduation with non-refundable fee.

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.

Dates for the events listed to the right vary by College. Please check with your College as early as possible.
  1. Master’s / Doctoral Deadlines
    • submitting final draft of master’s thesis or dissertation to the committee
    • submitting signed original and two copies of approved master’s thesis or dissertation for binding
    • ordering caps and gowns
  2. Commencement / Convocation
    Please see the current UH Commencement Schedule. Information for some Colleges may also be found by searching the UH Events Calendar using “commencement”. See also: Graduation  and cap and gown  information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.

August 2015 24 Monday
First day of classes.

September 2015 1 Tuesday
Last day to add a class.
  7 Monday
Labor Day holiday.
  9 Wednesday
ORD - Official Reporting Day
(12th class day).

Last day to Drop a Course  or Withdraw   without receiving a grade.

Last day to drop a course without hours counting towards the Enrollment Cap for Texas Residents.
NOTE: Tuition is higher for hours in excess of the cap.

October 2015 30 Friday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

November 2015 25-28 Wednesday - Saturday
Thanksgiving holiday.

December 2015 5 Saturday
Last day of classes.
  7 Monday
Make up day for class days officially cancelled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period.
  8-16 Tuesday - Wednesday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  17 Thursday
Official closing of Session 1.
  18 Friday

See notes above re: commencement / convocation