Academic Calendar

SPRING 2017

  • Tue, Nov 1

    Spring 2017 Early Registration Begins - Graduates & Special Populations

  • Thu, Nov 3

    Spring 2017 Early Registration Begins - Seniors

  • Thu, Nov 3

    Spring 2017 Graduation Application Opens

  • Tue, Nov 8

    Spring 2017 Early Registration Begins - Juniors

  • Tue, Nov 15

    Spring 2017 Early Registration Begins - Sophomores

  • Tue, Nov 22

    Spring 2017 Early Registration Begins - Freshmen

  • Tue, Jan 10

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

  • Wed, Jan 11

    Regular Registration Opens, 10:00 a.m.

  • Wed, Jan 11 - Fri, Jan 13

    Regular Registration Period (1/11 - 1/13). No late fees assessed.

  • Wed, Jan 11

    Residence halls open for new students only at 2:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Jan 12

    Waitlists close, 10:00 a.m.

  • Fri, Jan 13

    Regular Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. Regular Registration Payment Deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedule and payment of late fees to register again.

  • Fri, Jan 13

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

  • Sun, Jan 15

    Residence halls open for current/returning students at 10:00 a.m.

  • Mon, Jan 16

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - University Closed

  • Tue, Jan 17

    First day of classes

  • Tue, Jan 17

    Late Registration opens 10:00 a.m.

  • Tue, Jan 17 - Fri, Jan 20

    Late registration period (1/17 - 1/20). Late fee assessed.

  • Fri, Jan 20

    Late registration period ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations for Spring will be allowed after this date. Late registration payment deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedule.

  • Fri, Jan 20

    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.

  • Mon, Jan 23

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

  • Mon, Jan 30

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

  • Wed, Feb 1

    Census Date

  • Wed, Feb 1

    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, Feb 1

    May 2017 Graduation Application Deadline (August graduates, excluding Ph.D. candidates, desiring to participate in the May commencement ceremony must apply by this deadline).

  • Thu, Feb 2

    Official roster verifications open for faculty submission

  • Mon, Feb 6

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

  • Mon, Feb 13

    Official roster verifications due, 8:00 a.m.

  • Mon, Feb 13

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

  • Mon, Feb 13

    Early Alert Grading Opens

  • Fri, Feb 24

    Last day to drop a class or withdraw from the University without academic penalty, 5:00 p.m. No Refund.

  • Mon, Feb 27

    Early Alert Grading Closes

  • Wed, Mar 1

    Emergency Loans Due

  • Fri, Mar 10

    Residence Halls close for Spring Break, 7:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Mar 13 - Sat, Mar 18

    Spring Break (no classes, University open)

  • Sun, Mar 19

    Residence Halls open, 10:00 a.m.

  • Mon, Mar 20

    Classes resume

  • Fri, Mar 24

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

  • Fri, Mar 24

    Rollover deadline to move graduation date to a future semester.

  • Tue, Mar 28

    Summer and Fall 2017 Early Registration begins for Graduate Students & Special Populations

  • Tue, Apr 4

    Summer & Fall 2017 Early Registration begins for Seniors

  • Tue, Apr 4

    Summer 2017 - Graduation Application opens

  • Fri, Apr 7

    Last day to drop a class or withdraw from the University, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Apr 7

    Last day to file theses and dissertations for students completing degree requirements in Spring 2017

  • Tue, Apr 11

    Summer & Fall 2017 early registration begins for Juniors

  • Tue, Apr 18

    Summer & Fall 2017 early registration begins for Sophomores

  • Tue, Apr 25

    Summer & Fall 2017 early registration begins for Freshmen

  • Wed, May 3

    Final Grading Opens

  • Fri, May 5

    Last day of classes

  • Sat, May 6 - Thu, May 11

    Final Examinations Period (5/6 - 5/11)

  • Fri, May 12 - Sat, May 13

    May Commencement Ceremonies - Denton Campus

  • Fri, May 12

    Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m. for all students not partcipating in commencement ceremonies.

  • Sat, May 13

    Residence halls close at 7:00 p.m. for graduating students and those participating in commencement ceremonies.

  • Sun, May 14

    Houston May Commencement Ceremony - 2:00 p.m. (Woodlands Waterway Marriott)

  • Mon, May 15

    Final Grades due, 5:00 p.m.

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