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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
University of Houston
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Fall 2017 Term / Spring 2018 Term / Summer 2018 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2017 Term / Spring 2018 Term / Summer 2018 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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EVENTS/DEADLINES
Fall 2017
Spring 2018
Summer 2018

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 college-specific dates and days summer sessions meet
August 21, 2017
Monday
August 21, 2017
Monday
August 21, 2017
Monday
September 25, 2017
Monday
October 16, 2017
Monday
October 30, 2017
Monday
December 18, 2017
Monday
January 16, 2018
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
Tuesday

February 20, 2018
Tuesday

March 19, 2018
Monday
April 3, 2018
Tuesday
May 14, 2018
Monday
June 4, 2018
Monday
June 4, 2018
Monday
June 4, 2018
Monday
July 9, 2018
Monday

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

September 4, 2017
Monday
January 15, 2018
Monday
May 28, 2018
Monday

Last day to add a class

Last day to be added from Waitlist queue process.

September 5, 2017
Tuesday

August 23, 2017
Wednesday
August 23, 2017
Wednesday
September 27, 2017
Wednesday
October 18, 2017
Wednesday
November 1, 2017
Wednesday
December  19, 2017
Tuesday
January 23,
2018
Tuesday
January 18,
2018
Thursday
January
18, 2018
Thursday
February 22, 2018
Thursday
March 21, 2018
Wednesday
April 5, 2018
Thursday
         

ORD - Official Reporting Day
(12th/4th class day)

Last day to Drop  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 8, 2017 Friday August 24, 2017
Thursday
August 24, 2017
Thursday
September 28, 2017
Thursday
October 19, 2017
Thursday
November 2, 2017
Thursday
December 20, 2017
Wednesday
January 31, 2018
Wednesday
January 19,
2018
Friday
January 19, 2018
Friday
February 23, 2018
Friday
March 22,
2018
Thursday
April 6, 2018
Friday
         

Graduation: Regular filing period to apply online for graduation - non-refundable fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

April 7, 2017, Friday, through September 29, 2017, Friday. 
Fee is non-refundable.

November 6, 2017, Monday, through February 23, 2018, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

April 06, 2018, Friday, through July 06, 2018, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

Graduation: Late filing period to apply online for graduation -
non-refundable fee

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

September 30, 2017, Saturday, through October 27, 2017, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.
February 24, 2018, Saturday, through March 23, 2018, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.
July 07, 2018, Saturday, through July 20, 2018, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

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

  March 12-17, 2018
Monday-Saturday
July 4, 2018
Wednesday

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

October 31, 2017
Tuesday
September 11, 2017
Monday
September 25, 2017
Monday
October 16, 2017
Monday
November 20, 2017
Monday
November 20, 2017
Monday
January 8, 2018
Monday
April 3, 2018
Tuesday
February 7, 2018
Wednesday
February 19, 2018
Monday
March 19,
2018
Monday
April 23,
2018
Monday
April 25,
2018
Wednesday
         

Thanksgiving holiday

November 22-25, 2017
Wednesday - Saturday
   
Last day of class
December 2, 2017
Saturday
September 21, 2017
Thursday
October 12, 2017
Thursday
October 26, 2017
Thursday
December 7, 2017
Thursday
November 30, 2017
Thursday
January 12, 2018
Friday
April 30, 2018
Monday
February 17, 2018
Saturday
March 9,
2018
Friday
March 31,
2018
Saturday
May 9, 2018
Wednesday
May 5,
2018
Saturday
June 1, 2018
Friday
August 7, 2018
Tuesday
July 2, 2018
Monday
July 23, 2018
Monday
August 6, 2018
Monday

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

December 4, 2017
Monday
            May 1, 2018
Tuesday
                   

Final examination period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 5-13, 2017
Tuesday-Wednesday
September 22, 2017
Friday
October 13, 2017
Friday
October 27, 2017
Friday
December 8, 2017
Friday
December 1, 2017
Friday
January 13, 2018
Saturday
May 2-10, 2018
Wednesday-Thursday
February 19, 2018
Monday
March 10, 2018
Saturday
April 2, 2018
Monday
May 10, 2018
Thursday
May 7,
2018
Monday
June 2, 2018
Saturday
August 8- 10, 2018
Wednesday- Friday
July 3, 5, 2018
Tuesday, Thursday
July 24- 25, 2018
Tuesday-Wednesday
August 7- 8, 2018
Tuesday- Wednesday

Official closing of the session

December 13, 2017
Wednesday
September 22, 2017
Friday
October 13, 2017
Friday
October 27, 2017
Friday
December 8, 2017
Friday
December 1, 2017
Friday
January 13, 2018
Saturday
May 10, 2018
Thursday
February 19, 2018
Monday
March 10, 2018
Saturday
April 2, 2018
Monday
May 10, 2018
Thursday
May 7,
2018
Monday
         
Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH December 18, 2017
Monday
September 26, 2017
Tuesday
October 17, 2017
Tuesday
October 31, 2017
Tuesday
December 12, 2017
Tuesday
December 5, 2017
Tuesday
January 13, 2018
Saturday
May 14, 2018
Monday
February 21, 2018
Wednesday
March 12, 2018
Monday
April 4,
2018
Wednesday
May 14,
2018
Monday
May 14,
2018
Monday
June 2, 2018
Saturday
August 13, 2018
Monday
    August 13, 2018
Monday
Deadline for completed submission and approval of master’s thesis or dissertation December 18, 2017
Monday
May 14, 2018
Monday
August 13, 2018
Monday

College Commencements Please also *see notes below

December 14-15, 2017, Thursday-Friday
*see notes
May 10-13, 2018,Thursday-Saturday
*see notes
See Fall 2018 Term Date
*see notes

 

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.
  • College Commencements
    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 2018 Summer Session Meeting Days: