Dec 16, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Spring Term 2016 - Session 1 (Regular)

 Academic Calendar  > Spring Term 2016 - Session 1 (Regular)



  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  
November 6, 2015 - February 26, 2016
Regular filing period to apply online for Spring 2016 graduation with non-refundable fee.

February 27, 2016 - March 25, 2016
Late filing period to apply online for Spring 2016 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.

January 2016 18 Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
  19 Tuesday
First day of classes.
  26 Tuesday
Last day to add a class.
February 2016 3 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.

March 2016 14-19 Monday - Saturday
Spring holiday.

April 2016 1 Friday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

May 2016 2 Monday
Last day of classes.
  3 Tuesday
Make up day for class days officially cancelled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period.
  4-12 Wednesday - Thursday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  13 Friday
Official closing of the Session 1.
  13-14 Friday-Saturday
Commencement and Convocations