Oct 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall 2019 Term / Spring 2020 Term / Summer 2020 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2019 Term / Spring 2020 Term / Summer 2020 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 |

 

Please be advised this calendar may be subject to change. Created: 17JUN2019

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EVENTS/DEADLINES

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

***All final exams will be held online.***

Summer 2020
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 19, 2019
Monday
August 19, 2019
Monday
August 19, 2019
Monday
September 23, 2019
Monday
October 14, 2019
Monday
October 28, 2019
Monday
December 16, 2019
Monday
January 13, 2020
Monday

January 13, 2020
Monday

January 13, 2020
Monday
February 17, 2020 Monday March 23, 2020 Monday March 30, 2020 Monday May 11, 2020
Monday
June 1, 2020
Monday
June 1, 2020
Monday
June 1, 2020
Monday
July 6, 2020
Monday

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

September 2, 2019
Monday
January 20, 2020
Monday
May 25, 2020
Monday

Last day to add a class

Last day to be added from Waitlist queue process.

August 26, 2019
Monday
August 21, 2019
Wednesday
August 21, 2019
Wednesday
September 25, 2019
Wednesday

October 16, 2019
Wednesday

October 30, 2019
Wednesday
December 17, 2019 Tuesday January 21, 2020 Tuesday January 15, 2020 Wednesday January 15, 2020 Wednesday February 19, 2020 Monday March 25, 2020 Wednesday April 1, 2020 Wednesday May 12, 2020 Tuesday June 2, 2020 Tuesday June 2, 2020 Tuesday June 2, 2020 Tuesday July 7, 2020 Tuesday

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 Enrollment Cap for Texas Residents
NOTE: Tuition is higher for hours in excess of the cap

September 4, 2019
Wednesday
August 22, 2019
Thursday
August 22, 2019
Thursday
September 26, 2019
Thursday
October 17, 2019
Thursday
October 31, 2019
Thursday
December 18, 2019 Wednesday January 29, 2020
Wednesday
January 16, 2020 Thursday January 16, 2020 Thursday February 20, 2020 Thursday March 26, 2020 Thursday April 2, 2020 Thursday May 13, 2020 Wednesday June 4, 2020 Thursday June 4, 2020 Thursday June 4, 2020 Thursday July 9, 2020 Thursday
Spring holiday (Spring);
Independence Day holiday (Summer)
  March 9-14, 2020
Monday-Saturday
July 3-4, 2020
Friday-Saturday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’ October 31, 2019
Thursday
September 9, 2019
Monday
September 23, 2019
Monday
October 14, 2019
Monday
November 18, 2019
Monday
November 18, 2019
Monday
January 6, 2020 Monday April 10, 2020
Friday
February 3, 2020 Monday February 17, 2020 Monday March 16, 2020 Monday April 20, 2020 Monday April 20, 2020 Monday May 26, 2020 Tuesday July, 14 2020 Tuesday June 22, 2020 Monday July 6, 2020 Monday July 27, 2020 Monday
Thanksgiving holiday (Fall) November 27-30, 2019
Wednesday-Saturday
   
Last day of class November 26, 2019
Tuesday
September 19, 2019
Thursday
October 10, 2019
Thursday
October 24, 2019
Thursday
December 5, 2019
Thursday
November 25, 2019
Monday
January 10, 2020
Friday
April 27, 2020
Monday
February 13, 2020 Thursday March 5, 2020 Thursday March 26, 2020 Thursday May 5, 2020 Tuesday April 30, 2020 Thursday May 29, 2020
Friday
August 4, 2020
Tuesday
June 29, 2020
Monday
July 16, 2020
Thursday
August 3, 2020
Monday
Make up days for class days officially canceled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period December 2, 2019
Monday
                                 

Final examination period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 3-11, 2019
Tuesday-Wednesday
September 20, 2019
Friday
October 11, 2019
Friday

October 25, 2019
Friday

December 6, 2019
Friday
November 26, 2019
Tuesday
January 11, 2020
Saturday

April 28 - May 6, 2020
Tuesday-Wednesday

***All final exams will be held online.***

February 14, 2020 Friday March 6, 2020 Friday March 27, 2020 Friday

May 6, 2020 Wednesday

***All final exams will be held online.***

May 1, 2020 Friday

***All final exams will be held online.***

May 30, 2020
Saturday
August 5-7, 2020
Wednesday- Friday
Jun 30-July 1, 2020
Tuesday-Wednesday
July 20-21, 2020
Monday-Tuesday
August 4-5, 2020
Tuesday-Wednesday
Official closing of the session December 11, 2019
Wednesday
September 20, 2019
Friday
October 11, 2019
Friday
October 25, 2019
Friday
December 6, 2019
Friday
November 26, 2019 Tuesday January 11, 2020
Saturday
May 6, 2020
Wednesday
February 14, 2020 Friday March 6, 2020 Friday March 27, 2020 Friday May 6, 2020 Wednesday May 1, 2020 Friday May 30, 2020 Saturday August 7, 2020 Friday July 1, 2020 Wednesday July 21, 2020 Tuesday August 5, 2020 Wednesday
Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH December 16, 2019
Monday
September 24, 2019
Tuesday
October 15, 2019
Tuesday
October 29, 2019
Tuesday
December 10, 2019
Tuesday
December 3, 2019
Tuesday
January 11, 2020 Saturday May 11, 2020 Monday February 18, 2020 Tuesday March 10, 2020 Tuesday March 31, 2020 Tuesday May 11, 2020 Monday May 5, 2020 Tuesday May 30, 2020 Saturday August 10, 2020 Monday July 6, 2020 Monday July 27, 2020
Monday
August 10, 2020 Monday
Graduation Application: Regular filing period to apply online for graduation - non-refundable fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply
April 5, 2019, Friday, through September 27, 2019, Friday. 
Fee is non-refundable.
November 4, 2019, Monday, through February 21, 2020, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.
April 3, 2020, Friday, through July 3, 2020, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.
Graduation Application: Late filing period to apply online for graduation - non-refundable fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply
September 28, 2019, Saturday, through October 25, 2019, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.
February 22, 2020, Saturday, through May 31, 2020, Sunday (extended).
Fee is non-refundable.
July 4, 2020, Saturday, through July 17, 2020, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

College Commencements
Please also *see notes below

December 12-15, 2019
Thursday-Sunday

*see notes
Postponed until late summer/early fall.
*see notes
For information about individual college ceremonies, visit the UH Commencement website.
*see notes

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

  • Deadline for submitting final draft of thesis to the committee
  • Deadline for submitting signed original and two copies of approved thesis for binding
  • Deadline for students to order caps and gowns.
  • College Commencements
    • Information for some Colleges may also be found by searching “commencement” in the UH Events Calendar.
  • See also: Graduation  and Cap and Gown  information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.

Notes about 2020 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1
    • Monday/Wednesday classes will also meet on Friday, June 5, and Friday, June 19.
    • Tuesday/Thursday classes will also meet on Friday, June 12, and Friday, June 26.
  • Summer Session 2
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.
  • Summer Session 3
    • Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week. Finals will be scheduled Monday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 21.
  • Summer Session 4
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.