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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Summer Term 2016 - Session 1

Academic Calendar  > Summer Term 2016 - Session 1



  Application deadlines can be found on line at Admissions under the application process for your specific admission status: freshman, transfer, international, or graduate.
Enrollment   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 1, 2016 - Friday, July 8, 2016
  • Must apply via myUH account for graduation with non-refundable fee

Late Filing Period

  • Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016
  • Must apply via myUH account for graduation with non-refundable 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 and Graduation Application  and cap and gown  information in the Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements section of this catalog.



May 2016 25 Monday
Memorial Day Holiday.

June 2016 6 Monday
  • First day of classes.
  • In general, during Summer Session 1, 2016, classes meet either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
  7 Tuesday
Last day to add a class.
  9 Thursday
  • ORD - Official Reporting 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.

July 2016 4 Monday
Independence Day holiday.
  18 Monday
Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a ‘W’.

August 2016 10 Wednesday
Last day of class.
  11-13 Thursday - Saturday
Final examination period.
See: Current Final Exam Schedule
  13 Saturday
Official closing of Session 1