Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar 
    
2023-2024 Academic Calendar

Fall 2023 Term / Spring 2024 Term / Summer 2024 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2023 Term / Spring 2024 Term / Summer 2024 Term


Please be advised this calendar may be subject to change. Updated: 05JAN2024

EVENTS/DEADLINES
Fall 2023
Spring 2024
Summer 2024*

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

Regular Session
1

Session
2

Session
3

Session
4

Session
5

First Day of Classes
*Please also see notes below regarding

  • college-specific dates
  • days summer sessions meet

August 21, 2023
Monday

August 21, 2023
Monday

August 21, 2023
Monday

September 25, 2023
Monday

October 16, 2023
Monday

October 30, 2023
Monday

December 18, 2023
Monday

January 16, 2024
Tuesday

January 16, 2024
Tuesday

January 16, 2024
Tuesday

February 19, 2024
Monday

March 18, 2024
Monday

April 1, 2024
Monday

May 13, 2024
Monday

June 3, 2024
Monday

June 3, 2024
Monday

June 3, 2024
Monday

July 8, 2024
Monday

June 17, 2024
Monday
  • Labor Day Holiday (Fall)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Spring)
  • Memorial Day Holiday (Summer)

September 4, 2023
Monday

January 15, 2024
Monday

May 27, 2024
Monday

Last Day to Add a Class
or be enrolled from the Wait List

August 28, 2023
Monday

August 23, 2023
Wednesday

August 23, 2023
Wednesday

September 27, 2023
Wednesday

October 18, 2023
Wednesday

November 1, 2023
Wednesday

December 19, 2023
Tuesday

January 23, 2024
Tuesday

January 18, 2024
Thursday

January 18, 2024
Thursday

February 21, 2024
Wednesday

March 20, 2024
Wednesday

April 3, 2024
Wednesday
May 14, 2024
Tuesday
June 4, 2024
Tuesday
June 4, 2024
Tuesday
June 4, 2024
Tuesday
July 9, 2024
Tuesday
June 18, 2024 Tuesday

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

Last day to:

  1. withdraw without receiving a grade
    • undergraduate
    • graduate
  2. drop a course
    • undergraduate
    • graduate

Last day to drop a course without hours counting towards the:

  • Enrollment Cap for Texas Residents (Undergraduate)
  • 99-Hour Doctoral Cap (Graduate & Professional)

NOTE: Tuition is higher for hours in excess of the cap

September 6, 2023
Wednesday

August 24, 2023
Thursday

August 24, 2023
Thursday

September 28, 2023
Thursday

October 19, 2023
Thursday

November 2, 2023
Thursday

December 20, 2023
Wednesday

January 31, 2024
Wednesday

January 19, 2024
Friday

January 19, 2024
Friday

February 22, 2024
Thursday

March 21, 2024
Thursday

April 4, 2024
Thursday
May 15, 2024
Wednesday
June 6, 2024
Thursday
June 6, 2024
Thursday
June 6, 2024
Thursday
July 11, 2024
Thursday
June 20, 2024 Thursday
  • Spring Holiday (Spring)
  • Emancipation Day Holiday (Summer)
  • Independence Day Holiday (Summer)
 

March 11-16, 2024
Monday-Saturday

June 19, 2024, Wednesday

July 4, 2024, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Course or Withdraw with a ‘W’

November 15, 2023
Wednesday

September 11, 2023
Monday

September 25, 2023
Monday

October 16, 2023
Monday

November 20, 2023
Monday

November 20, 2023
Monday

January 8, 2024
Monday

April 17, 2024
Wednesday

February 5, 2024
Monday

February 19, 2024
Monday

March 18, 2024
Monday

April 22, 2024
Monday
April 22, 2024
Monday
May 28, 2024
Tuesday
July 16, 2024
Tuesday
June 24, 2024
Monday
July 2, 2024
Tuesday
July 29, 2024
Monday
July 10, 2024 Wednesday

Thanksgiving Holiday (Fall)

November 22-25, 2023
Wednesday-Saturday

 

 

Last Day of Class

December 2, 2023
Saturday

September 21, 2023
Thursday

October 12, 2023
Thursday

October 26, 2023
Thursday

December 12, 2023
Tuesday

December 5, 2023
Tuesday

January 12, 2024
Friday

April 29, 2024
Monday

February 15, 2024
Thursday

March 7, 2024
Thursday

March 28, 2024
Thursday

May 8, 2024
Wednesday
May 2, 2024
Thursday

May 31, 2024
Friday

August 7, 2024
Wednesday

July 2, 2024
Tuesday

July 24, 2024
Wednesday

August 5, 2024
Monday

July 17, 2024 Wednesday

Make-up Days for Class Days Officially Canceled by the University (if necessary) or Reading Period

December 4, 2023
Monday

           

April 30, 2024
Tuesday

         

 

 

 

 

 

Final Examination Period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 5-13, 2023
Tuesday-Wednesday

September 22, 2023
Friday

October 13, 2023
Friday

October 27, 2023
Friday

December 13, 2023
Wednesday

December 6, 2023
Wednesday

January 13, 2024
Saturday

May 1-7, 2024
Wednesday-Tuesday

February 16, 2024
Friday

March 8, 2024
Friday

March 29, 2024
Friday

May 9, 2024
Thursday
May 3, 2024
Friday
June 1, 2024 Saturday August 8-9, 2024
Thursday-Friday

July 3, 2024
Wednesday

July 25-26, 2024
Thursday-Friday

August 6-7, 2024
Tuesday-Wednesday

July 18-19, 2024 Thursday-Friday

Official Closing of the Session

December 13, 2023
Wednesday

September 22, 2023
Friday

October 13, 2023
Friday

October 27, 2023
Friday

December 13, 2023
Wednesday

December 6, 2023
Wednesday

January 13, 2024
Saturday

May 7, 2024
Tuesday

February 16, 2024
Friday
March 8, 2024
Friday
March 29, 2024
Friday
May 9, 2024
Thursday
May 3, 2024
Friday
June 1, 2024 Saturday August 9, 2024
Friday

July 3, 2024
Wednesday

July 26, 2024
Friday

August 7, 2024
Wednesday

July 19, 2024 Friday
Deadline for Faculty to Post Final Grades in myUH

December 18, 2023
Monday

September 26, 2023
Tuesday

October 17, 2023
Tuesday
October 31, 2023
Tuesday
December 18, 2023
Monday
December 11, 2023
Monday
January 16, 2024
Tuesday
May 13, 2024
Monday
February 20, 2024
Tuesday
March 13, 2024
Wednesday
April 4, 2024
Thursday
May 13, 2024
Monday
May 8, 2024
Wednesday
June  5, 2024
Wednesday
August 12, 2024
Monday
July  9, 2024
Tuesday
July  30, 2024
Tuesday
August 12, 2024
Monday
July 22, 2024 Monday
Graduation Application:
  1. Regular Filing Period
  2. Late Filing Period

Go to myUH (PeopleSoft) to apply

 

  1. April 5, 2023, Wednesday, through October 6, 2023, Friday
  2. October 7, 2023, Saturday, through November 3, 2023, Friday

Fee is Non-Refundable

 

  1. November 6, 2023, Monday, through March 1, 2024, Friday
  2. March 2, 2024, Saturday, through March 29, 2024, Friday

Fee is Non-Refundable

 

  1. April 1, 2024, Mon, through July 5, 2024, Friday
  2. July 6, 2024, Saturday, through July 19, 2024, Friday

Fee is Non-Refundable

Deadline for Completed Submission and Approval of Master’s Thesis or Dissertation December 18, 2023
Monday
May 13, 2024
Monday
August 12, 2024
Monday

College Commencements
*see notes below

December 15-17, 2023
Friday-Sunday

May 8-11, 2024
Wednesday-Saturday

For information about individual college ceremonies, visit the UH Commencement information page.

Commencement:

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

*Notes about 2024 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1
    • Monday/Wednesday classes will also meet on Fridays, June 7 and June 21.
    • Tuesday/Thursday classes will also meet on Fridays, June 14, June 28, and July 12.
  • 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 Thursday, July 25, and Friday, July 26.
  • Summer Session 4
    • Classes meet five days per week, Monday through Friday.