COVID-19 Info: UHCL courses will return to their scheduled instructional modality on January 31, 2022. More info.

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: 281-226-7230
    Email: registrar@uhcl.edu

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

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