Jul 02, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

**NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR** Fall 2021 Term / Spring 2022 Term / Summer 2022 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2021 Term / Spring 2022 Term / Summer 2022 Term

**This is NOT the Current Academic Year**

EVENTS/DEADLINES

Fall 2021

Spring 2022 Summer 2022*
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
  • days summer sessions meet
August 23, 2021
Monday
August 23, 2021
Monday
August 23, 2021
Monday
September 27, 2021 Monday October 18, 2021 Monday

November 1, 2021
Monday

December 20, 2021
Monday
January 18, 2022
Tuesday
January 18, 2022
Tuesday
January 18, 2022
Tuesday
February 21, 2022
Monday
March 21, 2022
Monday
April 4, 2022
Monday
May 16, 2022
Monday
June 6, 2022
Monday
June 6, 2022
Monday
June 6, 2022
Monday
July 11, 2022
Monday
Labor Day Holiday (Fall)
Martin Luther King Holiday (Spring)
Memorial Day Holiday (Summer)
September 6, 2021
Monday
January 17, 2022
Monday
May 30, 2022
Monday
Last Day to Add a Class or be enrolled from the Wait List August 30, 2021
Monday
August 25, 2021
Wednesday
August 25, 2021
Wednesday
September 29, 2021
Wednesday
October 20, 2021
Wednesday
November 3, 2021 Wednesday December   21, 2021
Tuesday
January 25, 2022
Tuesday
January 20, 2022
Thursday
January 20, 2022
Thursday
February 23, 2022
Wednesday
March 23, 2022
Wednesday
April 6, 2022
Wednesday
May 17, 2022
Tuesday
June 7, 2022
Tuesday
June 7, 2022
Tuesday
June 7, 2022
Tuesday
July 12, 2022
Tuesday

ORD - Official Reporting Day

(12th/4th class day)

dropping courses (undergraduate /graduate) or withdraw (undergraduate /graduate) without receiving agrade

Last day to drop a course without hours counting towards the Enrollment Cap for Texas Residents (undergrad) / 99-Hour Doctoral Cap (graduate)
NOTE: Tuition is higher for hours in excess of the cap
September 8, 2021
Wednesday
August 26, 2021
Thursday
August 26, 2021
Thursday

September 30, 2021
Thursday

October 21, 2021
Thursday
November 4, 2021 Thursday December 22, 2021
Wednesday
February 2, 2022
Wednesday
January 21, 2022
Friday
January 21, 2022
Friday
February 24, 2022 Thursday March 24, 2022 Thursday

April 7, 2022 Thursday

May 18, 2022
Wednesday
June 9, 2022
Thursday
June 9, 2022
Thursday
June 9, 2022
Thursday
July 14, 2022
Thursday
Spring Holiday (Spring);
Independence Day Holiday (Summer)
  March 14-19, 2022
Monday-Saturday
July 4, 2022
Monday
Last Day to Drop a Course or Withdraw with a ‘W’ November 4, 2021
Thursday
September 13, 2021
Monday
September 27, 2021
Monday
October 18, 2021
Monday
November 22, 2021
Monday
November 22, 2021
Monday
January 10, 2022
Monday
April 5, 2022
Tuesday
February 7, 2022
Monday
February 21, 2022
Monday
March 16, 2022
Monday
April 25, 2022
Monday
April 25, 2022
Monday
May 31, 2022
Tuesday
July 19, 2022
Tuesday
June 27, 2022
Monday
July 6, 2022
Wednesday
August 1, 2022
Monday
Thanksgiving Holiday (Fall) November 24-27, 2021
Wednesday-Saturday
   
Last Day of Class December 4, 2021
Saturday
September 23, 2021
Thursday
October 14, 2021
Thursday
October 28, 2021
Thursday
December 14, 2021
Tuesday
December 7, 2021
Tuesday
January 14, 2022
Friday
May 2, 2022
Monday
February  17, 2022
Thursday
March 10, 2022
Thursday
March 31, 2022
Thursday
May 11, 2022
Wednesday
May 5, 2022
Thursday
June 3, 2022
Friday
August 9, 2022
Tuesday
July 5, 2022
Tuesday
July 21, 2022
Thursday
August 8, 2022
Monday
Make Up Days for Class Days Officially Canceled by the University (if necessary) or Reading Period December 6, 2021
Monday
            May 3, 2022
Tuesday
                   
Final Examination Period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 7-15, 2021
Tuesday-Wednesday

September 24, 2021
Friday
October 15, 2021
Friday
October 29, 2021
Friday
December 15, 2021
Wednesday
December 8, 2021
Wednesday
January 15, 2022
Saturday
May 4-12, 2022
Wednesday-Thursday
February 18, 2022
Friday
March 11, 2022 Friday April 1, 2022
Friday
May 12, 2022
Thursday
May 6, 2022
Friday

June 4, 2022
Saturday

August 10-12, 2022
Wednesday-Friday
July 6-7, 2022
Wednesday-Thursday
July 25-26, 2022
Monday-Tuesday
August 9-10, 2022
Tuesday-Wednesday
Official Closing of the Session December 15, 2021
Wednesday
September 24, 2021
Friday
October 15, 2021
Friday
October 29, 2021
Friday
December 15, 2021
Wednesday
December 8, 2021
Wednesday
January 15, 2022
Saturday
May 12, 2022
Thursday
February 18, 2022
Friday
March 11, 2022 Friday April 1, 2022
Friday
May 12, 2022
Thursday
May 6, 2022
Friday
June 4, 2022
Saturday
August 12, 2022
Friday
July 7, 2022
Thursday
July 26, 2022
Tuesday
August 10, 2022
Wednesday
Deadline for Faculty to Post Final Grades in myUH December 20, 2021
Monday
September 28, 2021
Tuesday
October 19, 2021
Tuesday
November 2, 2021
Tuesday
December 20, 2021
Monday
December 13, 2021
Monday

January 15, 2022
Saturday

May 16, 2022
Monday
February 22, 2022
Tuesday
March 15, 2022
Tuesday
April 5, 2022
Tuesday
May 16, 2022
Monday
May 10, 2022
Tuesday
June 4, 2022
Saturday
August 16, 2022
Tuesday
July 11, 2022
Monday
August 1, 2022
Monday
August 15, 2022
Monday
Graduation Application:

Regular Filing Period

Fee is Non-Refundable

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

April TBD, 2021, Friday, through September TBD, 2021, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

November TBD, 2021, Friday, through February TBD, 2022, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

April TBD, 2022, Friday, through July TBD, 2022, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

Graduation Application:

Late Filing Period

Fee is Non-Refundable

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

September TBD, 2021, Saturday, through October TBD, 2021, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

February TBD, 2022, Saturday, through March TBD, 2022, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

July TBD, 2022, Saturday, through July TBD, 2022, Friday.

Fee is Non-Refundable

Deadline for completed submission and approval of master’s thesis or dissertation. December 20, 2021
Monday
May 16, 2022
Monday
August 16, 2022
Tuesday
College Commencements
Please also see Commencement below

December 17-19, 2021
Friday-Sunday
*see notes

May 13-15, 2022
Friday-Sunday

*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 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.
  • Commencements
    Information for some Colleges may also be found by searching “commencement” in the UH Events Calendar.
    See also: Graduation Application (undergrad  / graduate) and Cap and Gown (undergrad)  / Regalia (graduate) information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.

*Notes about 2022 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1
    • Monday/Wednesday classes will also meet Friday, June 10, and Friday, June 24.
    • Tuesday/Thursday classes will also meet Friday, June 17, and Friday, July 1.
  • Summer Session 2
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.
  • Summer Session 3
    • Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week. Finals will be scheduled Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26.
  • Summer Session 4
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.