Academic Calendar

SPRING 2021

  • Tue, Oct 27

    Spring 2021 Registration Begins - Graduates & Special Populations

  • Thu, Oct 29

    Spring 2021 Registration Begins - Seniors & Post-Baccalaureates

  • Thu, Oct 29

    Spring 2021 Graduation Application Opens

  • Tue, Nov 3

    Spring 2021 Registration Begins - Juniors

  • Tue, Nov 10

    Spring 2021 Registration Begins - Sophomores

  • Tue, Nov 17

    Spring 2021 Registration Begins - Freshmen

  • Tue, Jan 5

    Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. for all Spring terms & sessions. Registration Payment Deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedule.

  • Wed, Jan 6

    Regular Registration Opens, 10:00 a.m.

  • Wed, Jan 6 - Fri, Jan 8

    Long Spring & 7WK1 Regular Registration Period (1/06 - 1/08). No late fees assessed.

  • Thu, Jan 7

    Waitlists close, 10:00 a.m.

  • Fri, Jan 8

    Long Spring & 7WK1 Regular Registration closes. Payment deadline for all registered sessions, 6:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Jan 8

    Long Spring & 7WK1 last day to withdraw and receive full refund, minus matriculation fee

  • Sat, Jan 9

    Long Spring & 7WK1 Late Registration opens.

  • Sat, Jan 9 - Thu, Jan 14

    Long Spring & 7WK1 Late registration period (1/9 - 1/14). Late fee assessed.

  • Mon, Jan 11

    Long Spring & 7WK1 First day of classes

  • Wed, Jan 13

    Spring 7WK1 Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 80% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Jan 14

    Long Spring & 7WK1 Late registration period ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations will be allowed after this date. Payment deadline for all registered sessions, 6:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Jan 14

    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.

  • Fri, Jan 15

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

  • Fri, Jan 15

    Spring 7WK1 Census Date

  • Fri, Jan 15

    Spring 7WK1 Payment Deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedules.

  • Mon, Jan 18

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - University Closed

  • Tue, Jan 19

    Spring 7WK1 Last day to withdraw from the University and receive 50% of the refundable amount of tuition and fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Jan 25

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

  • Wed, Jan 27

    Long Spring Census Date

  • Wed, Jan 27

    Spring Payment Deadline, 6:00 p.m. Payments not received will result in deletion of class schedule.

  • Wed, Jan 27

    Long Spring 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 27

    May 2021 Graduation Application Deadline (August graduates, excluding Ph.D. candidates, desiring to participate in the May commencement ceremony must apply by this deadline).

  • Mon, Feb 1

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

  • Mon, Feb 8

    Long Spring Early Alert Grading opens

  • Mon, Feb 8 - Mon, Feb 22

    Long Spring Early Alert Grading Period: 2/8 - 2/22

  • Mon, Feb 8

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

  • Fri, Feb 12

    Spring 7WK-1 last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University. No refund.

  • Mon, Feb 22

    Early Alert Grading closes, 5:00 p.m.

  • Mon, Feb 22

    Spring 7WK1 grading opens.

  • Fri, Feb 26

    Spring 7WK1 last day of the session.

  • Fri, Mar 5

    Spring 7WK1 grades due.

  • Mon, Mar 8 - Sat, Mar 13

    Spring Break (no classes, University open)

  • Thu, Mar 11

    Spring 7WK2 Waitlists close.

  • Fri, Mar 12

    Spring 7WK2 Regular Registration ends. Payment deadline for new registrations, 6:00 p.m.

  • Fri, Mar 12

    Spring 7WK2 last day to withdraw and receive full refund, minus matriculation fee

  • Sat, Mar 13

    Spring 7WK2 Late Registration opens.

  • Sat, Mar 13 - Tue, Mar 16

    Spring 7WK2 Late registration period (3/13-3/16). Late fee assessed.

  • Mon, Mar 15

    Long Spring classes resume.

  • Mon, Mar 15

    Spring 7WK2 first day of classes.

  • Tue, Mar 16

    Spring 7WK2 Late Registration ends, 5:00 p.m. No new registrations for Spring 7WK will be allowed after this date.

  • Wed, Mar 17

    Spring 7WK2 last day to withdraw from the University and receive 80% of the refundable amount of tuition & fees, 5:00 p.m.

  • Thu, Mar 18

    Spring 7WK2 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, Mar 19

    Spring 7WK2 Census Date. Courses dropped by this date will not appear on the transcript and will not count twoards 6-drop rule for undergraduates.

  • Fri, Mar 19

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

  • Tue, Mar 30

    Summer & Fall 2021 Registration begins for Graduate Students & Special Populations

  • Thu, Apr 1

    Summer & Fall 2021 Registration begins for Seniors

  • Thu, Apr 1

    Summer 2021 - Graduation Application opens

  • Fri, Apr 2

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

  • Tue, Apr 6

    Summer & Fall 2021 Registration begins for Juniors

  • Fri, Apr 9

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

  • Fri, Apr 9

    Rollover deadline to move graduation date to a future semester

  • Tue, Apr 13

    Summer & Fall 2021 Registration begins for Sophomores

  • Fri, Apr 16

    Spring 7WK2 last day to drop a class or withdraw from the University, 5:00 p.m. No Refund.

  • Tue, Apr 20

    Summer & Fall 2021 Registration begins for Freshmen

  • Wed, Apr 28

    Final Grading Opens - Long Spring & Spring 7WK2

  • Wed, Apr 28 - Mon, May 10

    Final Grading Period - Long Spring & Spring 7WK-2 (4/28 - 5/10)

  • Fri, Apr 30

    Long Spring last day of classes

  • Fri, Apr 30

    Spring 7WK2 last day of the session.

  • Sat, May 1 - Thu, May 6

    Long Spring Final Examinations Period (5/1 - 5/6)

  • Fri, May 7 - Sat, May 8

    May Commencement Ceremonies - Denton Campus, Pioneer Hall. Schedule assignments published in late February.

  • Sun, May 9

    Houston Commencement Ceremony - TBD

  • Mon, May 10

    Final Grades due, 5:00 p.m.

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