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    University of Houston
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall 2015 Term/ Spring 2016 Term / Summer 2016 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2015 Term/ Spring 2016 Term / Summer 2016 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 2015
Spring 2016
Summer 2016

Regular Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Winter Mini Session

Regular Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Summer Mini Session

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Subscribe to 2015-2016 iCal Session 1 iCal Session 2 iCal Session 3 iCal Session 4 iCal Session 5 iCal Session 6 iCal Winter iCal Session 1 iCal Session 2 iCal Session 3 iCal Session 4 iCal Session 5  iCal Session 6 iCal Summer Mini iCal Session 1 iCal Session 2 iCal Session 3 iCal Session 4 iCal
First day of classes
*Please also see notes below regarding college-specific dates and days summer sessions meet

August 24, 2015
Monday

August 24, 2015
Monday

August 24, 2015
Monday

September 28, 2015
Monday
October 19, 2015
Monday
November 2, 2015
Monday

December 18, 2015 Friday

January 19, 2016
Tuesday

January 19, 2016
Tuesday
January 19, 2016
Tuesday
February 23, 2016 Tuesday March 21, 2016
Monday
April 5, 2016 Tuesday

May 16, 2016
Monday

June 6,
2016
Monday

June 6,
2016
Monday

June 6,
2016
Monday

July 11,
2016
Monday

Martin Luther King holiday; Labor Day holiday

September 7, 2015
Monday

September 7, 2015
Monday

September 7, 2015
Monday

 

 

 

 

January 18, 2016
Monday

January 18, 2016
Monday
January 18, 2016
Monday
     

 

 

 

 

 

Last day to add a class

Last day to be added from Waitlist queue process.

September 1, 2015
Tuesday

August 26, 2015
Wednesday
August 26, 2015
Wednesday
September 30, 2015
Wednesday
October 21, 2015
Wednesday
November 4, 2015
Wednesday

December 19, 2015 Saturday

January 26, 2016
Tuesday

January 20, 2016 Wednesday January 20, 2016 Wednesday February 24, 2016 Wednesday March 22, 2016 Tuesday April 6, 2016 Wednesday May 17, 2016
Tuesday

June 7,
2016
Tuesday

June 7,
2016 Tuesday

June 7,
2016 Tuesday

July 12,
2016
Tuesday

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

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 9, 2015 Wednesday

August 27, 2015
Thursday
August 27, 2015
Thursday
October 1, 2015
Thursday
October 22, 2015
Thursday
November 5, 2015
Thursday

December 21, 2015 Monday

February 3, 2016 Wednesday

January 22, 2016
Friday
January 22, 2016
Friday
February 26, 2016
Friday
March 24, 2016 Thursday April 8, 2016 Friday

May 18, 2016
Wednesday

June 9,
2016
Thursday

June 9,
2016
Thursday

June 9,
2016
Thursday

July 14,
2016
Thursday

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

April 3, 2015, Friday, through October 2, 2015, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

November 6, 2015, Friday, through February 26, 2016, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

April 1, 2016, Friday, through July 8, 2016, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

Graduation: Late filing period to apply online for graduation - nonrefundable fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

October 3, 2015, Saturday, through October 30, 2015, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

February 27, 2016, Saturday, through March 25, 2016, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

July 9, 2016, Saturday, through July 22, 2016, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

Spring holiday; Memorial Day holiday; Independence Day holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 14- 19, 2016
Monday -Saturday

         

 

July 4, 2016, Monday

July 4, 2016, Monday

July 4, 2016, Monday

 

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

October 30, 2015
Friday

September 14, 2015
Monday
September 28, 2015
Monday
October 19, 2015
Monday
November 23, 2015
Monday
November 23, 2015
Monday

January 7, 2016 Thursday

April 1, 2016 Friday

February 10, 2016 Wednesday February 22, 2016
Monday
March 21, 2016
Monday
April 25, 2016 Monday April 27, 2016 Wednesday

May 30, 2016
Monday

July 18, 2016
Monday

June 27, 2016
Monday

July 7, 2016
Thursday

August 1, 2016
Monday

Thanksgiving holiday

November 25-28, 2015
Wednesday- Saturday

      November 25-28, 2015
Wednesday- Saturday
November 25-28, 2015
Wednesday- Saturday

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

Last day of class

December 5, 2015 Saturday

September 24, 2015
Thursday
October 15, 2015
Thursday
October 29, 2015
Thursday
December 10, 2015
Thursday
December 3, 2015
Thursday

January 15, 2016
Friday

May 2, 2016 Monday

February 22, 2016
Monday
March 12, 2016 Saturday April 4, 2016 Monday May 12, 2016 Thursday May 9, 2016 Monday

June 3, 2016
Friday

August 10, 2016 Wednesday

July 7,
2016
Thursday

July 21,
2016
Thursday

August 11, 2016
Thursday

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

December 7, 2015
Monday

         

 

May 3, 2015 Tuesday

         

 

 

 

 

 

Final examination period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 8-16, 2015 Tuesday-Wednesday

September 25, 2015
Friday
October 16, 2015
Friday
October 30, 2015
Friday
December 11, 2015
Friday
December 4, 2015
Friday

January 16, 2016
Saturday

May 4-12, 2016 Wednesday- Thursday

February 22, 2016
Monday
March 12, 2016 Saturday April 4, 2016 Monday May 13, 2016 Friday May 9, 2016 Monday

June 4, 2016
Saturday

August 11-13,
2016
Thursday-Saturday

July 8-9, 2016
Friday-Saturday

July 25-26, 2016
Monday-Tuesday

August 12-13,
2016
Friday-Saturday

Close of the session

December 17, 2015
Thursday

September 25, 2015
Friday
October 16, 2015
Friday
October 30, 2015
Friday
December 11, 2015
Friday
December 4, 2015
Friday
January 18, 2016
Monday

May 13, 2016 Friday

February 22, 2016
Monday
March 12, 2016 Saturday April 4, 2016 Monday May 13, 2016 Friday May 9, 2016 Monday

June 4, 2016
Saturday

August 13, 2016
Saturday

July 9,
2016

Saturday

July 26,
2016 Tuesday

August 13, 2016
Saturday

Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH December 21, 2015
Monday
September 28, 2015
Monday
October 19, 2015
Monday
November 2, 2015
Monday
December 14, 2015
Monday
December 7, 2015
Monday
January 18, 2016
Monday
May 16, 2016
Monday
February 22, 2016
Monday
March 15, 2016 Tuesday April 4, 2016 Monday May 13, 2016 Friday May 13, 2016 Friday June 7, 2016
Tuesday
August 16, 2016
Tuesday
July 12, 2016
Tuesday
July 29, 2016
Friday
August 16, 2016
Tuesday

Commencement Please also *see notes below

December 18, 2015, Friday
*see notes

May 13-14, 2016, Friday - Saturday
*see notes

December 16, 2016, Friday

 

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.
  • 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  and cap and gown  information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.

Notes about 2016 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1 (June 6 - August 14, 2016) - in general, classes meet either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Summer Session 2 (June 6 - July 10, 2016) - classes meet Monday through Thursday, plus Friday, June 10 and 24.
  • Summer Session 3 (June 6 - July 27, 2016) - classes meet Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Summer Session 4 (July 11 - August 14, 2016) - classes meet Monday through Thursday, plus Friday, July 15.