Dec 18, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Spring Term 2017 - Session 1 (Regular)

Academic Calendar  > Spring Term 2017 - Session 1 (Regular)


  Application deadlines can be found on line at Graduate School in the Prospective Students section.
For enrollment periods by classification, please visit the Enrollment Schedule on line.
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 Business Services.
Graduation Application Deadlines  
November 4, 2016 - February 24, 2017
Regular filing period to apply online for Spring 2017 graduation with non-refundable fee.

February 25, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Late filing period to apply online for Spring 2017 graduation with non-refundable fee.

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.

Thesis/Dissertation Deadlines  
Monday, May 15, 2017
Deadline for completed submission and final approval of thesis or dissertation.

Commencement / Convocation

Convocation is a single, university-wide event and occurs once per academic year, at the end of the Spring term.
Please see the current UH Commencement information.

Dates for the convocation events vary by College. Please check with your College as early as possible.
For information about individual college ceremonies, visit the College Convocation website.




January 2017 16 Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
  17 Tuesday
First day of classes.
Last day to add a class.

February 2017 1 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 99-Hour Doctoral Cap .
NOTE: Tuition is higher for hours in excess of the cap.

March 2017 13-18 Monday - Saturday
Spring holiday.

March 2017 31 Friday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

May 2017 1 Monday
Last day of classes.
  2-10 Tuesday-Wednesday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  10 Wednesday
Official closing of session 1.
Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH
    See notes above re: commencement/convocation