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    University of Houston
   
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Fall 2014 Term / Spring 2015 Term / Summer 2015 Term


Academic Calendar  > Fall 2014 Term / Spring 2015 Term / Summer 2015 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 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015

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

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First day of classes
*Please also see notes below regarding college-specific dates and days summer sessions meet

August 25, 2014
Monday

August 25, 2014
Monday

August 25, 2014
Monday

September 29, 2014
Monday

October 20, 2014
Monday

November 3, 2014
Monday

December 20, 2014
Saturday

January 20, 2015 Tuesday

January 20, 2015 Tuesday

January 20, 2015 Tuesday

February 24, 2015
Tuesday

March 24, 2015
Tuesday

April 7, 2015
Tuesday

May 16, 2015
Saturday

June 1,
2015 Monday

June 1,
2015 Monday

June 1,
2015
Monday

July 8,
2015 Wednesday

Martin Luther King holiday;
Labor Day holiday

 

September 1, 2014
Monday

September 1, 2014
Monday

September 1, 2014
Monday

 

 

 

 

January 19, 2015
Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last day to add a class

Last day to be added from Waitlist queue process.

September 2, 2014
Tuesday

August 27, 2014
Wednesday

August 27, 2014
Wednesday

October 1, 2014
Wednesday

October 22, 2014
Wednesday

November 5, 2014
Wednesday

December 21, 2014
Sunday

January 27, 2015 Tuesday

January 21, 2015
Wednesday

January 21, 2015
Wednesday

February 25, 2015
Wednesday

March 25, 2015
Wednesday

April 8,
2015
Wednesday

May 17, 2015
Sunday

June 2,
2015 Tuesday

June 2,
2015 Tuesday

June 2,
2015 Tuesday

July 9,
2015 Thursday

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 10, 2014 Wednesday

August 28, 2014
Thursday

August 28, 2014
Thursday

October 2, 2014
Thursday

October 23, 2014
Thursday

November 6, 2014
Thursday

December 23, 2014
Tuesday

February 4, 2015 Wednesday

January 23, 2015
Friday

January 23, 2015
Friday

February 27, 2015
Friday

March 27, 2015
Friday

April 10, 2015
Friday

May 18, 2015
Monday

June 4, 2015 Thursday

June 4, 2015 Thursday

June 4,
2015 Thursday

July 13,
2015 Monday

Graduation: Regular filing period to apply online for graduation - non-refundable $25 fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

April 4, 2014, Friday through October 3, 2014, Friday
Fee is non-refundable.

November 7, 2014, Friday through February 27, 2015, Friday
Fee is non-refundable.

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

Graduation: Late filing period to apply online for graduation - nonrefundable $50 fee
Go to myUH (Peoplesoft) to apply

October 4, 2014, Saturday through October 31, 2014, Friday
Fee is non-refundable.

February 28, 2015, Saturday through March 27, 2015, Friday
Fee is non-refundable.

July 4, 2015, Saturday, through July 17, 2015, Friday.
Fee is non-refundable.

Spring holiday; Memorial Day holiday; Independence Day holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 16- 21, 2015 Monday -Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

May 25,
2015
Monday

July 3-4, 2015
Friday, Saturday

July 3-4, 2015
Friday, Saturday

July 3-4,
2015
Friday, Saturday

 

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

October 31, 2014
Friday

September 14, 2014 Sunday

September 27, 2014
Saturday

October 17, 2014
Friday

November 25, 2014
Tuesday

November 21, 2014
Friday

January 8, 2015
Thursday

April 6,
2015 Monday

February 11, 2015
Wednesday

February 24, 2015
Tuesday

March 22, 2015
Sunday

April 25, 2015
Saturday

April 29, 2015
Wednesday

May 29, 2015
Friday

July 22,
2015 Wednesday

June 26, 2015
Friday

July 6,
2015
Monday

August 4, 2015 Tuesday

Thanksgiving holiday

November 26-29, 2014
Wednesday- Saturday

November 26-29, 2014
Wednesday- Saturday

 

 

November 26-29, 2014
Wednesday- Saturday

November 26-29, 2014
Wednesday- Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last day of class

December 6, 2014 Saturday

September 24, 2014 Wednesday

October 16, 2014
Thursday

October 28, 2014
Tuesday

December 15, 2014
Monday

December 8, 2014
Monday

January 17, 2015
Saturday

May 4,
2015 Monday

February 23, 2015
Monday

March 13, 2015
Friday

April 7, 2015
Tuesday

May 14, 2015
Thursday

May 11, 2015
Monday

June 4, 2015
Thursday

August 11, 2015 Tuesday

July 2, 2015 Thursday

July 16,
2015 Thursday

August 10, 2015 Monday

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

December 8, 2014 Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 5, 2015 Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final examination period
See: Current Final Exam Schedule

December 9-17, 2014 Tuesday-Wednesday

September 25, 2014 Thursday

October 17, 2014
Friday

October 29, 2014
Wednesday

December 16, 2014
Tuesday

December 9, 2014
Tuesday

January 18, 2015
Sunday

May 6 -14, 2015 Wednesday- Thursday

February 23, 2015
Monday

March 16, 2015
Monday

April 7, 2015
Tuesday

May 15, 2015
Friday

May 11, 2015
Monday

June 5, 2015
Friday

August 12-14,
2015 Wednesday-Friday

July 6-7, 2015 Monday-Tuesday

July 21-22, 2015 Tuesday-Wednesday

August 11-12,
2015 Tuesday-Wednesday

Official closing of the session

December 18, 2014 Thursday

September 26, 2014 Friday

October 18, 2014
Saturday

October 31, 2014
Friday

December 17, 2014
Wednesday

December 10, 2014
Wednesday

January 19, 2015
Monday

May 15, 2015
Friday

February 23, 2015
Monday

March 17, 2015
Tuesday

April 7, 2015
Tuesday

May 15, 2015
Friday

May 11, 2015
Monday

June 5, 2015
Friday

August 14, 2015
Friday

July 7, 2015 Tuesday

July 22,
2015 Wednesday

August 13, 2015 Thursday

Deadline for faculty to post Final Grades in myUH

December 22, 2014 Monday

September 26, 2014 Friday

October 18, 2014 Saturday

October 31, 2014 Friday

December 17, 2014 Wednesday

December 10, 2014
Wednesday

January 19, 2015
Monday

May 18, 2015
Monday

February 23, 2015
Monday

March 17, 2015
Tuesday

April 7, 2015
Tuesday

May 15, 2015
Friday

May 11, 2015
Monday

June 8, 2015
Monday

August 17, 2015
Monday

July 10, 2015
Friday

July 25,
2015
Saturday

August 17, 2015
Monday

Commencement Please also *see notes below

December 19, 2014, Friday
*see notes

May 15, 2015, Friday
*see notes

December 18. 2015, Friday
*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.
  • 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.

Notes about 2015 Summer Session Meeting Days:

  • Summer Session 1 (June 1 - August 14, 2015) - classes meet either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Summer Session 2 (June 1 - July 7, 2015) - classes meet Monday through Thursday, Friday, June 5.
  • Summer Session 3 (June 1 - July 22, 2015) - classes meet Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Summer Session 4 (July 8 - August 13, 2015) - classes meet Monday through Thursday, plus Friday, July 10, and Friday, July 17.