Oct 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

**NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR** Fall 2018 Term / Spring 2019 Term / Summer 2019 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2018 Term / Spring 2019 Term / Summer 2019 Term

 


Timing is critical to University payment and refund processes. Before classes start, please review the following deadlines:

| Admissions | Enrollment Schedule | Financial Aid Applications | Payment and Refund Deadlines |

 

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  **This is NOT the Current Academic Year**
EVENTS/DEADLINES
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Summer 2019

Regular Session 1

Session
2

Session
3

Session
4

Session
5

Session
6

Winter
Mini

Regular Session 1

Session
2

Session
3

Session
4

Session
5

Session
6

Summer Mini

Session
1

Session
2

Session
3

Session
4

First day of classes
*Please also see notes below regarding

August 20, 2018
Monday

August 20, 2018
Monday

August 20, 2018
Monday

September 24, 2018
Monday

October 15, 2018
Monday

October 29, 2018
Monday

December 17, 2018
Monday

January 14, 2019
Monday

January 14, 2019
Monday

January 14, 2019
Monday

February 18, 2019
Monday

March 18, 2019
Monday

April 1, 2019
Monday

May 13, 2019
Monday

June 3, 2019
Monday

June 3, 2019
Monday

June 3, 2019
Monday

July 8, 2019
Monday

Labor Day holiday (Fall)
Martin Luther King holiday (Spring)
Memorial Day holiday (Summer)

September 3, 2018
Monday

January 21, 2019
Monday

May 27, 2019
Monday

Last day to add a class
or be enrolled from the Wait List

August 27, 2018
Monday

August 22, 2018
Wednesday

August 22, 2018
Wednesday

September 26, 2018
Wednesday

October 17, 2018
Wednesday

October 31, 2018
Wednesday

December  18, 2018
Tuesday

January 22, 2019
Tuesday

January 16, 2019
Wednesday

January 16, 2019
Wednesday

February 20, 2019
Wednesday

March 20, 2019
Wednesday

April 3, 2019
Wednesday

May 14, 2019
Tuesday

June 4, 2019
Tuesday

June 4, 2019
Tuesday

June 4, 2019
Tuesday

July 9, 2019
Tuesday

ORD
Official Reporting Day

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

September 5, 2018
Wednesday

August 23, 2018
Thursday

August 23, 2018
Thursday

September 27, 2018
Thursday

October 18, 2018
Thursday

November 1, 2018
Thursday

December 19, 2018
Wednesday

January 30, 2019
Wednesday

January 17, 2019
Thursday

January 17, 2019
Thursday

February 21,
2019
Thursday

March 21, 2019
Thursday

April 4, 2019
Thursday

May 15, 2019
Wednesday

June 6, 2019
Thursday

June 6, 2019
Thursday

June 6, 2019
Thursday

July 11, 2019
Thursday

Spring holiday (Spring);
Independence Day holiday (Summer)

 

March 11-16, 2019
Monday-Saturday

July 4, 2019
Thursday

Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’

November 1, 2018
Thursday

September 10, 2018
Monday

September 24, 2018
Monday

October 15, 2018
Monday

November 19, 2018
Monday

November 19, 2018
Monday

January 7, 2019
Monday

April 4, 2019
Thursday

February 4, 2019
Monday

February 18, 2019
Monday

March 18, 2019
Monday

April 22, 2019
Monday

April 22, 2019
Monday

May 28, 2019
Tuesday

July 16, 2019
Tuesday

June 24, 2019
Monday

July 5, 2019
Friday

July 29, 2019
Monday

Thanksgiving holiday (Fall)

November 21-24, 2018
Wednesday-Saturday

 

 

Last day of class

December 1, 2018
Saturday

September 20, 2018
Thursday

October 11, 2018
Thursday

October 25, 2018
Thursday

December 6, 2018
Thursday

November 29, 2018
Thursday

January 11, 2019
Friday

April 29, 2019
Monday

February 14, 2019
Thursday

March 7, 2019
Thursday

March 28, 2019
Thursday

May 8, 2019
Wednesday

May 2,
2019
Thursday

May 31, 2019
Friday

August 6, 2019
Tuesday

July 1, 2019
Monday

July 22, 2019
Monday

August 5, 2019
Monday

Make up days for class days officially canceled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period

December 3, 2018
Monday

           

April 30, 2019
Tuesday

         

 

 

 

 

 

Final examination period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 4-12, 2018
Tuesday-Wednesday

September 21, 2018
Friday

October 12, 2018
Friday

October 26, 2018
Friday

December 7, 2018
Friday

November 30, 2018
Friday

January 12, 2019
Saturday

May 1-9, 2019
Wednesday-Thursday

February 15, 2019
Friday

March 8, 2019
Friday

March 29, 2019
Friday

May 9, 2019
Thursday

May 3,
2019
Friday

June 1, 2019
Saturday

August 7-9, 2019
Wednesday- Friday

July 2-3, 2019
Tuesday-Wednesday

July 23-24, 2019
Tuesday-Wednesday

August 6-7, 2019
Tuesday- Wednesday

Official closing of the session

December 12, 2018
Wednesday

September 21, 2018
Friday

October 12, 2018
Friday

October 26, 2018
Friday

December 7, 2018
Friday

November 30, 2018
Friday

January 12, 2019
Saturday

May 9, 2019
Thursday

February 15, 2019
Friday
March 8, 2019
Friday
March 29, 2019
Friday
May 9, 2019
Thursday
May 3,
2019
Friday

June 1, 2019
Saturday

August 9, 2019
Friday

July 3, 2019
Wednesday

July 24, 2019
Wednesday

August 7, 2019
Wednesday

Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH

December 17, 2018
Monday

September 25, 2018
Tuesday

October 16, 2018
Tuesday

October 30, 2018
Tuesday

December 11, 2018
Tuesday

December 4, 2018
Tuesday

January 12, 2019
Saturday

May 13, 2019
Monday

February 19, 2019
Tuesday

March 12, 2019
Tuesday

April 2, 2019
Tuesday

May 13, 2019
Monday

May 13,
2019
Monday

June 1, 2019
Saturday

August 12, 2019
Monday

July 8, 2019
Monday

July 29, 2019
Monday

August 12, 2019
Monday

Graduation Application:
  • Regular Filing Period
  • Late Filing Period
Fee is Non-Refundable
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply
  • April 6, 2018, Friday, through September 28, 2018, Friday.
  • September 29, 2018, Saturday, through October 26, 2018, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

  • November 02, 2018, Friday, through February 22, 2019, Friday.
  • February 23, 2019, Saturday, through March 22, 2019, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

  • April 05, 2019, Friday, through July 05, 2019, Friday.
  • July 6, 2019, Saturday, through July 19, 2019, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

College Commencements
Please also *see notes below

December 13-15, 2018
Thursday-Saturday

May 10-12, 2019, Friday-Sunday

See Fall 2019 Term Date

 

The following dates may vary by College; please check with your College as early as possible:

  • Deadline for submitting final draft of master’s thesis or dissertation to the committee
  • Deadline for submitting signed original and two copies of approved master’s thesis or dissertation for binding
  • Deadline for master’s and doctoral students to order caps and gowns.
  • 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.

Notes about 2019 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1
    • Monday/Wednesday classes will also meet on Friday, June 7, and Friday, June 21
    • Tuesday/Thursday classes will also meet on Friday, June 14, and Friday, June 28
  • Summer Session 2
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.
  • Summer Session 3
    • Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week plus Monday, July 22.
  • Summer Session 4
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.