Dec 16, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall Term 2016 - Session 1 (Regular)

 Academic Calendar  > Fall 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  
April 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016
Regular filing period to apply online for Fall 2016 graduation.

October 1, 2016 - October 28, 2016
Late filing period to apply online for Fall 2016 graduation.

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 application and cap and gown information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.
    • College convocations - December 15-16, 2016
    • General Commencement - May 12-13, 2017

August 2016




First day of classes.

Last day to add a class

September 2016 5 Monday
Labor Day holiday.
  7 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 2016 28 Friday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

November 2016 23-26 Wednesday - Saturday
Thanksgiving holiday.

December 2016 3 Saturday
Last day of classes.
  5 Monday
Make up day for class days officially cancelled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period.
  6-14 Tuesday - Wednesday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  15 Thursday
Official closing of Session 1.
Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH