Academic Calendar

SPRING 2018

  • Tue, Oct 31

    Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins - Graduates & Special Populations

  • Thu, Nov 2

    Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins - Seniors

  • Thu, Nov 2

    Spring 2018 Graduation Application Opens

  • Tue, Nov 7

    Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins - Juniors

  • Tue, Nov 14

    Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins - Sophomores

  • Tue, Nov 21

    Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins - Freshmen

  • Tue, Jan 9

    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 10

    Regular Registration Opens, 10:00 a.m.

  • Wed, Jan 10 - Fri, Jan 12

    Regular Registration Period (1/10 - 1/12). No late fees assessed.

  • Thu, Jan 11

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

  • Thu, Jan 11

    Waitlists close, 10:00 a.m.

  • Fri, Jan 12

    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 12

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

  • Mon, Jan 15

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

  • Mon, Jan 15

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - University Closed

  • Tue, Jan 16

    First day of classes

  • Tue, Jan 16

    Late Registration opens 10:00 a.m.

  • Tue, Jan 16 - Tue, Jan 23

    Late registration period (1/16 - 1/23). Late fee assessed.

  • Fri, Jan 19

    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 22

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

  • Tue, Jan 23

    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.

  • Mon, Jan 29

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

  • Wed, Jan 31

    Census Date

  • Wed, Jan 31

    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, Jan 31

    May 2018 Graduation Application Deadline (August graduates, excluding Ph.D. candidates, desiring to participate in the May commencement ceremony must apply by this deadline).

  • Thu, Feb 1

    Official roster verifications open for faculty submission

  • Mon, Feb 5

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

  • Mon, Feb 12

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

  • Mon, Feb 12

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

  • Mon, Feb 12

    Early Alert Grading opens

  • Fri, Feb 23

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

  • Mon, Feb 26

    Early Alert Grading closes

  • Thu, Mar 1

    Emergency Loans Due

  • Fri, Mar 9

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

  • Mon, Mar 12 - Fri, Mar 16

    Spring Break (no classes, University open)

  • Sun, Mar 18

    Residence Halls open at 12:00 noon.

  • Mon, Mar 19

    Classes resume

  • Fri, Mar 23

    Deadline to submit thesis or dissertation to department chair for approval

  • Fri, Mar 23

    Rollover deadline to move graduation date to a future semester

  • Tue, Mar 27

    Summer and Fall 2018 Early Registration begins for Graduate Students & Special Populations

  • Tue, Apr 3

    Summer & Fall 2018 Early Registration begins for Seniors

  • Tue, Apr 3

    Summer 2018 - Graduation Application opens

  • Fri, Apr 6

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

  • Tue, Apr 10

    Summer & Fall 2018 early registration begins for Juniors

  • Fri, Apr 13

    Last day to file theses and dissertations for students completing degree requirements in Spring 2018

  • Tue, Apr 17

    Summer & Fall 2018 early registration begins for Sophomores

  • Tue, Apr 24

    Summer & Fall 2018 early registration begins for Freshmen

  • Wed, May 2 - Mon, May 14

    Final Grading Opens

  • Fri, May 4

    Last day of classes

  • Sat, May 5 - Thu, May 10

    Final Examinations Period (5/5 - 5/10)

  • Fri, May 11 - Sat, May 12

    May Commencement Ceremonies - Denton Campus, Pioneer Hall

  • Fri, May 11

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

  • Sat, May 12

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

  • Sun, May 13

    Houston May Commencement Ceremony - Woodlands Waterway Marriott

  • Mon, May 14

    Final Grades due, 5:00 p.m.

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