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    University of Houston
  Feb 19, 2018
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall Semester 2013

Academic Calendar  > Fall Semester 2013



  Application deadlines can be found on line at Admissions under the application process for your specific admission status: freshman, transfer, international, or graduate.

April 2013    

Enrollment   To be announced. 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 Financial Services.
Graduation Application Deadlines   Regular filing period: Friday, April 5, 2013 through Friday, October 4, 2013 (non-refundable $25.00 fee).

Late filing period: Saturday, October 5, 2013 through Friday, November 1, 2013 (non-refundable $50.00 fee).

Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.

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
    • submitting signed original and two copies of approved master’s thesis or dissertation for binding
    • ordering caps and gowns
  2. 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 Application  and Cap and Gown  information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.

August 2013 26 Monday
First day of classes.

September 2013 2 Monday
Labor Day holiday.
  3 Tuesday
Last day to add a class.
  11 Wednesday
ORD - Official Reporting Day
(12th 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.

October 2013 4 Friday
End of regular filing period to apply online for Fall 2013 graduation with non-refundable $25 fee. Go to AccessUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.
  5 Saturday
Beginning of late filing period to apply online for Fall 2013 graduation with non-refundable $50 fee. Go to AccessUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.

November 2013 1 Friday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

End of late filing period to apply online for Fall 2013 graduation with non-refundable $50 fee. Go to AccessUH (Peoplesoft) to apply.

  2 Saturday
Beginning of regular filing period to apply online for Spring 2014 graduation with non-refundable $25 fee. Go to (Peoplesoft) to apply.
  27-30 Wednesday - Saturday
Thanksgiving holiday.

December 2013 7 Saturday
Last day of classes.
  9-10 Monday - Tuesday
Make up days for class days officially cancelled by the university (if necessary) or Reading Period.
  11-19 Wednesday - Thursday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  20 Friday
Official closing of the fall semester.

See notes above re: commencement / convocation