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    University of Houston
  Feb 21, 2018
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall Term 2016 - Session 2

Academic Calendar  > Fall Term 2016 - Session 2


  Application deadlines can be found on line at Graduate School in the Prospective Students section.
Enrollment   For specific enrollment times, go to 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  
Regular Filing Period
  • Friday, April 1, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Must apply for graduation via myUH account.

Late Filing Period

  • Saturday, October 1, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Must apply for graduation via myUH account.
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
    • ordering caps and gowns
  2. Commencement / Convocation
    Please see the current UH Commencement information. For information about individual college ceremonies, visit the College Convocation website.
August 2016 22 Monday
First day of classes.
  24 Wednesday
Last day to add a class.
  25 Thursday

ORD - Official Reporting Day
(12th/4th 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.

September 2016 5 Monday
Labor Day holiday
  12 Monday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a “W”.
  22 Thursday
Last day of class.
  23 Friday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule





Official closing of Session 2.

See notes above re: commencement / convocation

Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH.