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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.

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)
2 September Labor Day Holiday - School Closed
3 September Classes Begin – Fall 2019
4 September Chair's Council Meeting
18 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
11 November Veteran's Day - School Closed
20 November Chair’s Council Meeting
25 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2019
27 November Faculty Assembly
28 - 29 November Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
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)
23 - 31 December Winter Holiday - School Closed
2020 Spring Semester

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

Day Month Description
1 January New Year's Day - School Closed
3 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2020 (all students)
6 January Classes Begin - Spring 2020
15 January Chair's Council Meeting
20 January Martin Luther King Jr. Day - School Closed
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
17 February President's Day - School Closed
19 February Chair’s Council Meeting
4 March Chair’s Council Meeting
9 - 13 March Spring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
16 March Classes Resume
18 March Chair’s Council Meeting
25 March Faculty Assembly
1 April Online Registration for Summer 2020 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
1 April Chair’s Council Meeting
6 April Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Spring 2020
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
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
25 May Memorial Day - School Closed
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 updated: 08/29/19

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
7 September Labor Day - School Closed
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
11 November Veteran's Day - School Closed
18 November Chair’s Council Meeting
23 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2020
25 November Faculty Assembly
26 - 27 November Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
1 December Online Registration for Spring 2021 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
2 December Chair’s Council Meeting
7 December Study Day – No Classes
8 - 11 December Final Examination Period
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)
24 - 31 December Winter Holiday - School Closed
2021 Spring Semester

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

Day Month Description
1 January New Year's Day - School Closed
5 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2021 (all students)
6 January Chair’s Council Meeting
6 January Classes Begin - Spring 2021
18 January Martin Luther King Jr. Day - School Closed
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
15 February President's Day - School Closed
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 March 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
23 April Last Day of Spring 2021 Semester (Diploma date – April 23, 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
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
31 May Memorial Day - School Closed
2 June Chair’s Council Meeting
16 June Chair’s Council Meeting
4 July Independence Day Holiday - School Closed
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: 08/29/19

2021 - 2022

Academic Calendar for 2021-2022

Print 2021 - 2022 Calendar
2021 Fall Semester

Classes begin August 30 and end December 10 (15 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
13 July Orientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
27 August Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2021 (all students)
30 August Classes Begin – Fall 2021
1 September Chair's Council Meeting
13 September Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2021 (Census Date)
15 September Chair’s Council Meeting
22 September Faculty Assembly
6 October Chair’s Council Meeting
20 October Chair’s Council Meeting
3 November Chair’s Council Meeting
17 November Chair’s Council Meeting
22 November Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2021
24 November Faculty Assembly
1 December Online Registration for Spring 2022 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
1 December Chair’s Council Meeting
6 December Study Day – No Classes
7 - 10 December Final Examination Period
10 December Last Day of Fall 2020 Semester (Diploma date - December 17, 2021)
13 December Holiday Recess begins for students to continue through January 5, 2022
15 December Chair’s Council Meeting
18 December Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2021 (All Students)
24 - 31 December Winter Holiday - School Closed
2022 Spring Semester

Classes begin January 5 and end April 15 (14 weeks in length)

Day Month Description
5 January Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2022 (all students)
6 January Chair's Council Meeting
6 January Classes Begin - Spring 2022
19 January Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2022 (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 March Chair's Council Meeting
22 March Classes Resume
24 March Faculty Assembly
1 April Online Registration for Summer 2022 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
5 April Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Spring 2022
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 2022 Semester (Diploma date – April 23, 2022)
30 April Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2022 (All Students)
2022 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 2022
17 May Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2022 (Census Date)
19 May Chair’s Council Meeting
26 May Faculty Assembly
2 June Chair's Council Meeting
16 June Chair's Council Meeting
4 July Independence Day Holiday - School Closed
7 July Chair's Council Meeting
19 July Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Summer 2022
21 July Chair’s Council Meeting
28 July Faculty Assembly
2 August Online Registration for Fall 2022 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 2022 Semester (Diploma date - August 20, 2022)
13 August Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2022 (All Students)
18 August Chair’s Council Meeting
20 August Commencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2021, Spring 2022 & Summer 2022)

Last updated: 08/29/19

Past Calendars

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