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Academic Calendars

NOTE: Holidays are subject to approval by The University of Texas System Board of Regents. University holidays can be found at the UT System website.

2018 - 2019

Academic Calendar for 2018-2019

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2018 Fall Semester

Classes begin August 27 and end December 7 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
18 August Welcome Weekend
20 August Orientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
24 August Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2018 (all students)
27 August Classes Begin – Fall 2018
3 September Labor Day Holiday - School Closed (No Classes)
5 September Chair's Council Meeting
11 September Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2018 (Census Date)
26 September Faculty Assembly
17 October Chair’s Council Meeting
7 November Chair’s Council Meeting
19 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Fall 2018
21 November Chair’s Council Meeting
22 - 23 November Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed (No Classes)
28 November Faculty Assembly
3 December Online Registration for Spring 2019 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
3 December Study Day – No Classes
4 - 7 December Final Examination Period
5 December Chair’s Council Meeting
7 December Last Day of Fall 2018 Semester (Diploma date - December 14, 2018)
10 December Holiday Recess begins for students to continue through January 7, 2019
14 December Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2018 (All Students)
24 - 28 December Winter Holiday - School Closed
31 December Winter Holiday - School Closed
1 January Winter Holiday - School Closed
2019 Spring Semester

Classes begin January 7 and end April 19 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
2 January Chair's Council Meeting
4 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines - Spring 2019 (all students)
7 January Classes Begin - Spring 2019
16 January Chair's Council Meeting
21 January Martin Luther King Day - School Closed
22 January Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2019 (Census Date)
23 January Faculty Assembly
6 February Chair’s Council Meeting
20 February Chair’s Council Meeting
6 March Chair’s Council Meeting
20 March Chair’s Council Meeting
11-15 March Spring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
18 March Classes Resume
27 March Faculty Assembly
1 April Online Registration for Summer 2019 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
1 April Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Spring 2019
3 April Chair’s Council Meeting
15 April Study Day – No Classes
16 - 19 April Final Examination Period
17 April Chair’s Council Meeting
19 April Last Day of Spring 2019 Semester (Diploma date – April 26, 2019)
26 April Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2019 (All Students)
2019 Summer Semester

Classes begin May 6 and end August 9 (14 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
1 May Chair's Council Meeting
3 May Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2019 (all students)
6 May Classes Begin – Summer 2019
15 May Chair's Council Meeting
21 May Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2019 (Census Date)
22 May Faculty Assembly
27 May Memorial Day - School Closed
5 June Chair’s Council Meeting
19 June Chair’s Council Meeting
3 July Chair’s Council Meeting
4 July Independence Day Holiday - School Closed
17 July Chair’s Council Meeting
24 July Faculty Assembly
29 July Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Summer 2019
1 August Online Registration for Fall 2019 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
5 August Study Day – No Classes
6 - 9 August Final Examination Period
7 August Chair’s Council Meeting
9 August Last Day of Summer 2019 Semester (Diploma date - August 16, 2019)
13 August Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2019 (Graduating Students)
16 August Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2019 (Continuing Students)
16 August Commencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2018, Spring 2019 & Summer 2019)
21 August Chair’s Council Meeting

Last updated: 10/19/18

2019 - 2020

Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

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2019 Fall Semester

Classes begin September 3 and end December 13 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
24 August Welcome Weekend
26 August Orientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
30 August Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2019 (all students)
3 September Classes Begin – Fall 2019
4 September Chair's Council Meeting
17 September Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2019 (Census Date)
18 September Chair’s Council Meeting
25 September Faculty Assembly
2 October Chair’s Council Meeting
16 October Chair’s Council Meeting
6 November Chair’s Council Meeting
20 November Chair’s Council Meeting
25 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Fall 2019
27 November Faculty Assembly
2 December Online Registration for Spring 2020 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
9 December Study Day – No Classes
10 - 13 December Final Examination Period
4 December Chair’s Council Meeting
13 December Last Day of Fall 2019 Semester (Diploma date - December 20, 2019)
16 December Holiday Recess begins for students to continue through January 3, 2020
18 December Chair’s Council Meeting
20 December Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2019 (All Students)
2020 Spring Semester

Classes begin January 6 and end April 24 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
1 January Chair’s Council Meeting
3 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2020 (all students)
6 January Classes Begin - Spring 2020
15 January Chair's Council Meeting
21 January Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2020 (Census Date)
22 January Faculty Assembly
5 February Chair’s Council Meeting
19 February Chair’s Council Meeting
4 March Chair’s Council Meeting
18 March Chair’s Council Meeting
16 - 20 March Spring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
23 March Classes Resume
25 March Faculty Assembly
1 April Online Registration for Summer 2020 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
6 April Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Spring 2020
1 April Chair’s Council Meeting
15 April Chair’s Council Meeting
20 April Study Day – No Classes
21 - 24 April Final Examination Period
24 April Last Day of Spring 2020 Semester (Diploma date – April 24, 2020)
1 May Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2020 (All Students)
2020 Summer Semester

Classes begin May 4 and end August 7 (14 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
1 May Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2020 (all students)
4 May Classes Begin – Summer 2020
6 May Chair's Council Meeting
19 May Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2020 (Census Date)
20 May Chair’s Council Meeting
27 May Faculty Assembly
3 June Chair’s Council Meeting
17 June Chair’s Council Meeting
1 July Chair’s Council Meeting
4 July Independence Day Holiday - School Closed
15 July Chair’s Council Meeting
20 July Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Summer 2020
22 July Faculty Assembly
3 August Online Registration for Fall 2020 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
3 August Study Day – No Classes
4 - 7 August Final Examination Period
5 August Chair’s Council Meeting
7 August Last Day of Summer 2020 Semester (Diploma date - August 21, 2020)
14 August Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2020 (All Students)
19 August Chair’s Council Meeting
21 August Commencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2019, Spring 2020 & Summer 2020)

Last updated10/18/18

2020 - 2021

Academic Calendar for 2020-2021

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2020 Fall Semester

Classes begin August 31 and end December 11 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
22 August Welcome Weekend
24 August Orientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
28 August Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2020 (all students)
31 August Classes Begin – Fall 2020
2 September Chair's Council Meeting
14 September Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2020 (Census Date)
16 September Chair’s Council Meeting
23 September Faculty Assembly
7 October Chair’s Council Meeting
21 October Chair’s Council Meeting
4 November Chair’s Council Meeting
18 November Chair’s Council Meeting
23 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Fall 2020
25 November Faculty Assembly
1 December Online Registration for Spring 2021 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
7 December Study Day – No Classes
8 - 11 December Final Examination Period
2 December Chair’s Council Meeting
11 December Last Day of Fall 2020 Semester (Diploma date - December 14, 2020)
14 December Holiday Recess begins for students to continue through January 5, 2021
16 December Chair’s Council Meeting
18 December Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2020 (All Students)
2021 Spring Semester

Classes begin January 6 and end April 23 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
5 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2021 (all students)
6 January Chair’s Council Meeting
6 January Classes Begin - Spring 2021
19 January Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2021 (Census Date)
20 January Chair’s Council Meeting
27 January Faculty Assembly
3 February Chair’s Council Meeting
17 February Chair’s Council Meeting
3 March Chair’s Council Meeting
15 - 19 March Spring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
17 April Chair’s Council Meeting
22 March Classes Resume
24 March Faculty Assembly
1 April Online Registration for Summer 2021 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
5 April Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Spring 2021
7 April Chair’s Council Meeting
19 April Study Day – No Classes
20 - 23 April Final Examination Period
21 April Chair’s Council Meeting
26 April Last Day of Spring 2021 Semester (Diploma date – April 26, 2021)
30 April Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2021 (All Students)
2021 Summer Semester

Classes begin May 3 and end August 6 (14 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
30 April Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2021 (all students)
1 May Chair's Council Meeting
3 May Classes Begin – Summer 2021
17 May Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2021 (Census Date)
19 May Chair’s Council Meeting
26 May Faculty Assembly
2 June Chair’s Council Meeting
16 June Chair’s Council Meeting
7 July Chair’s Council Meeting
19 July Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Summer 2021
21 July Chair’s Council Meeting
28 July Faculty Assembly
2 August Online Registration for Fall 2021 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
2 August Study Day – No Classes
3 - 6 August Final Examination Period
4 August Chair’s Council Meeting
6 August Last Day of Summer 2021 Semester (Diploma date - August 20, 2021)
13 August Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2021 (All Students)
18 August Chair’s Council Meeting
20 August Commencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2020, Spring 2021 & Summer 2021)

Last updated: 10/19/18

Past Calendars

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