Academic Calendar

FALL 2021

  • Tue, Mar 30

    Summer and Fall 2021 - Registration Begins - Graduates & Special Priority Groups

  • Thu, Apr 1

    Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Begins - Seniors

  • Tue, Apr 6

    Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Begins - Juniors

  • Tue, Apr 13

    Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Begins - Sophomores

  • Tue, Apr 20

    Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Begins - Freshmen

  • Mon, Jun 21

    December 2021 Graduation Application Opens

  • Mon, Aug 16

    Residence Halls Open

  • Tue, Aug 17

    Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. Payment Deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedule.

  • Wed, Aug 18

    Regular Registration opens, 10:00 a.m.

  • Wed, Aug 18 - Fri, Aug 20

    Regular Registration period (8/18 - 8/20). No late fees assessed.

  • Thu, Aug 19

    Waitlists close, 10:00 a.m.

  • Fri, Aug 20

    Long Fall & 7wk-1 session: Regular Registration ends.

  • Fri, Aug 20

    Long Fall & 7wk-1 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive a full refund minus the matriculation fee.

  • Fri, Aug 20

    All Fall Sessions: Payment deadline 6:00 p.m.

  • Sat, Aug 21 - Tue, Aug 24

    7wk-1 session: Late Registration period (08/21 - 08/24). Late fee assessed.

  • Sat, Aug 21 - Thu, Aug 26

    Long Fall session: Late Registration period (08/21 - 08/26). Late fee assessed.

  • Mon, Aug 23

    First day of classes, Long Fall & 7wk-1 session

  • Tue, Aug 24

    7wk-1 session: Late registration period ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations for wk-1 session will be allowed after this date.

  • Wed, Aug 25

    7wk-1 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 80% of the refundable amount of tuition & fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Aug 26

    Long Fall session: Late registration period ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations for Long Fall session will be allowed after this date. Late registration payment deadline, 6:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Aug 26

    All Fall sessons: Last day to submit Request for Reduced Tuition Rate (Code 3) to the Graduate School or all other rate changes to the Registrar's Office, 5:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Aug 26

    7wk-1 session: Last day to drop a class, but not withdraw from the University, and receive a refund for the amount of the course, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Aug 27

    Long Fall last day to withdraw from the University and receive 80% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Aug 27

    7wk-1 session: Census Date. Courses dropped by this date will not appear on the transcript and will not count towards 6-drop rule for undergraduates.

  • Mon, Aug 30

    7wk-1 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 50% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Sep 3

    Long Fall last day to withdraw from the University and receive 70% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Sep 6

    Labor Day Holiday - University Closed

  • Wed, Sep 8

    Long Fall: Census Date. Courses dropped by this date will not appear on the transcript and will not count towards 6-drop rule for undergraduates.

  • Wed, Sep 8

    Long Fall last day to drop a class, but not withdraw from the University, and receive a refund for the amount of the course, 5:00 p.m. Courses dropped by this date will not appear on the official transcript and will not count towards the 6-drop limit.

  • Wed, Sep 8

    December 2021 Graduation Application Deadline

  • Mon, Sep 13

    Long Fall last day to withdraw from the University and receive 50% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Sep 20

    Long Fall Early Alert Grading opens

  • Mon, Sep 20 - Mon, Oct 4

    Long Fall Early Alert Grading Period: 9/20 - 10/4

  • Mon, Sep 20 - Tue, Sep 21

    Long Fall last day to withdraw from the University and receive 25% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Sep 24

    7wk-1 session: Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. No refund.

  • Mon, Oct 4

    Early Alert Grades due, 5:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Oct 4

    7wk-1 session: Final Grading Opens

  • Fri, Oct 8

    7wk-1 session: Last day of the term.

  • Thu, Oct 14

    7wk-2 session: Waitlists Close, 10:00 a.m.

  • Fri, Oct 15

    7wk-1 session: Final Grading Deadline

  • Fri, Oct 15

    7-wk-2 session: Regular Registration ends. Payment deadline, 6:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Oct 15

    7-wk-2 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive a full refund minus the matriculation fee, 5:00 p.m.

  • Sat, Oct 16 - Tue, Oct 19

    7wk-2 session: Late Registration period (10/16- 10/19). Late fee assessed.

  • Mon, Oct 18

    7wk-2 session: First day of classes

  • Tue, Oct 19

    7wk-2 session: Late Registration period ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations for Fall 7W2 will be allowed after this date.

  • Wed, Oct 20

    7wk-2 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 80% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Oct 21

    7wk-2 session: Last day to drop a class, but not withdraw from the University, and receive a refund for the amount of the course, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Oct 22

    7wk-2 session: Census date. Courses dropped by this date will not appear on the transcript and will not count towards 6-drop rule for undergraduates.

  • Fri, Oct 22

    Deadline to submit defended thesis or dissertation to department chair for approval.

  • Mon, Oct 25

    7wk-2 session: Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 50% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Tue, Oct 26

    Spring 2022 - Registration Begins - Graduates & Special Priority Groups

  • Thu, Oct 28

    Spring 2022 Registration begins for Seniors

  • Thu, Oct 28

    Spring 2022 - Graduation Application Opens

  • Tue, Nov 2

    Spring 2022 Registration begins for Juniors

  • Fri, Nov 5

    Long Fall last day to drop a class or withdraw from the University, 5:00 p.m. No refund.

  • Tue, Nov 9

    Spring 2022 Registration begins for Sophomores

  • Fri, Nov 12

    Last day to file theses and dissertations for students completing degree requirements in Fall 2021

  • Fri, Nov 12

    Rollover deadline to move graduation date to a future semester

  • Tue, Nov 16

    Spring 2022 Registration begins for Freshmen

  • Fri, Nov 19

    7wk-2 session: Last day to drop a class or withdraw from the University, 5:00 p.m. No refund.

  • Thu, Nov 25 - Sat, Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Break - University Closed

  • Wed, Dec 1

    Long Fall & 7wk-2 session: Final Grading Opens

  • Wed, Dec 1 - Mon, Dec 13

    Long Fall & Fall 7wk-2 session Final Grading Period (12/1 - 12/13)

  • Fri, Dec 3

    Long Fall last day of classes

  • Fri, Dec 3

    Fall 7wk-2 session last day of the term

  • Sat, Dec 4 - Thu, Dec 9

    Final Examination Period

  • Wed, Dec 8

    Houston Commencement Ceremony - Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 7:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 11

    Denton December Commencement Ceremonies (schedule assignments announced early October)

  • Fri, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 11

    Residence Halls Close

  • Mon, Dec 13

    Long Fall, 7wk-2 session Final Grades due, 5:00 p.m.

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