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Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Check back frequently for updates as the schedule changes in response to the pandemic.

  • General Calendar Dates
  • Apr. 6-16, 2020
    Early Registration
  • Apr. 17 - Aug. 21, 2020
    Open Registration 
  • Aug. 17, 2020
    Financial Aid Disbursements Begin 
  • Aug. 21, 2020
    Fee Payment Deadline for Early/Open Registration 5 p.m.
  • Aug. 24 - Sept. 23, 2020
    Online Graduation Application Available
  • Sept. 3, 2020
    Late Registration Ends
  • Sept. 4, 2020
    Due to Hurricane Laura, the late registration payment deadline has been extended to 5 p.m., Friday, September 4, 2020 for all payment methods. If payment is not received there will be an additional late payment fee of $50 added to the student account. 
  • Sept. 24 - Oct. 23, 2020
    Online Late Graduation Application Available 
  • Dec. 5-12, 2020

    100% Online Courses May Schedule Finals (those courses that do not have a meeting time)

    For courses that meet online at a specified time, please see the Final Exam Schedule

  • Dec. 7-12, 2020
    Regular Session Finals Week
  • Dec. 12, 2020
    Degree Conferral Date 
  • Dec. 12, 2020
    Official Closing of Fall Semester 
  • TBD
    Commencement Ceremony
  • Dec. 18, 2020
    Grades Available Over E-Services Online 
  • Holidays
  • Sept. 7, 2020
    University Holiday (Labor Day) 
  • Nov. 25, 2020
    First Day of Student Thanksgiving Holidays 

By Sessions

  • Regular Session (15-Weeks)
  • Aug. 24, 2020
    First Class Day
  • Sept. 9, 2020
    Census Date
  • Nov. 9, 2020
    Last Day to Drop/Withdraw
  • Dec. 5, 2020
    Last Class Day
  • Dec. 15, 2020
    Grades Due by 5 p.m.
  • First Eight-Week Session
  • Aug. 24, 2020
    First Class Day
  • Aug. 31, 2020
    Census Day
  • Sept. 28, 2020
    Last Day to Drop/Withdraw
  • Oct. 17, 2020
    Last Class Day and Final Exam
  • Oct. 22, 2020
    Grades Due by 5 p.m.
  • Second Eight-Week Session
  • Oct. 19, 2020
    First Class Day
  • Oct. 26, 2020
    Census Day
  • Nov. 23, 2020
    Last Day to Drop/Withdraw
  • Dec. 12, 2020
    Last Day of Class and Final Exam
  • Dec. 15, 2020
    Grades Due by 5 p.m.

Online Course Evaluation Schedule

Session Session Begin Date Session End Date  Census Date Online Evaluations Begin Online Evaluations End
Regular Session (15 weeks) 8/24/20 12/12/20 09/09/20 11/21/20 12/05/20
First Eight-Week Session 8/24/20 10/17/20 08/31/20 10/03/20 10/10/20
Second Eight-Week Session 10/19/20 12/12/20 10/26/20 11/28/20 12/05/20

 

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Contact
  • Office of the Registrar

    Phone: 281-283-2525
    Fax: 281-283-2530
    Email: registrar@uhcl.edu

    NII1200
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 86
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.