Academic and Student Affairs

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.

  • 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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    Fall 2020

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

    DayMonthDescription
    25AugustAll Schools Orientation
    26-28AugustOrientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
    28AugustRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2020 (all students)
    31AugustClasses Begin – Fall 2020
    7SeptemberLabor Day - School Closed
    14SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2020 (Census Date)
    11NovemberVeteran's Day - School Closed
    23NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2020
    26 - 27NovemberThanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
    1DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2021 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    7DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
    8 - 11DecemberFinal Examination Period
    11DecemberLast Day of Fall 2020 Semester (Diploma date - December 18, 2020)
    14DecemberHoliday Recess begins for students to continue through January 5, 2021
    18DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2020 (All Students)

    Date Updated: 20-APR-2021


    Spring 2021

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

    DayMonthDescription
    5JanuaryRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2021 (all students)
    6JanuaryClasses Begin - Spring 2021
    18JanuaryMartin Luther King Jr. Day - School Closed
    19JanuaryLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2021 (Census Date)
    15FebruaryPresident's Day - School Closed
    15 - 19MarchSpring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
    Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
    22MarchClasses Resume
    1AprilOnline Registration for Summer 2021 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    5AprilLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” – Spring 2021
    19AprilStudy Day – No Classes
    20 - 23AprilFinal Examination Period
    23AprilLast Day of Spring 2021 Semester (Diploma date – April 23, 2021)
    30AprilGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2021 (All Students)

    Date Updated: 20-APR-2021


    Summer 2021

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

    DayMonthDescription
    3MayClasses Begin – Summer 2021
    17MayLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2021 (Census Date)
    31MayMemorial Day - School Closed
    4JulyIndependence Day Holiday - School Closed
    19JulyLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Summer 2021
    2AugustOnline Registration for Fall 2021 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    2AugustStudy Day – No Classes
    3 - 6AugustFinal Examination Period
    6AugustLast Day of Summer 2021 Semester (Diploma date - August 13, 2021)
    10AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2021 (Graduating Students)
    13AugustCommencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2020, Spring 2021 & Summer 2021)
    13AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2021 (Continuing Students)

    Date Updated: 03-JUN-2021

  • 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

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    Fall 2021

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

    DayMonthDescription
    23-27AugustOrientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
    27AugustRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2021 (all students)
    30AugustClasses Begin – Fall 2021
    1SeptemberChair's Council Meeting
    13SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2021 (Census Date)
    15SeptemberChair’s Council Meeting
    22SeptemberFaculty Assembly
    6OctoberChair’s Council Meeting
    20OctoberChair’s Council Meeting
    3NovemberChair’s Council Meeting
    17NovemberChair’s Council Meeting
    22NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2021
    24NovemberFaculty Assembly
    1DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2022 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    1DecemberChair’s Council Meeting
    6DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
    7 - 10DecemberFinal Examination Period
    10DecemberLast Day of Fall 2021 Semester (Diploma date - December 17, 2021)
    13DecemberHoliday Recess begins for students to continue through January 4, 2022
    15DecemberChair’s Council Meeting
    18DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2021 (All Students)
    24 - 31DecemberWinter Holiday - School Closed

    Date Updated: 30-APR-2021


    Spring 2022

    Classes begin January 5 and end April 22 (14 weeks in length)

    DayMonthDescription
    5JanuaryRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2022 (all students)
    5JanuaryChair's Council Meeting
    6JanuaryClasses Begin - Spring 2022
    19JanuaryChair's Council Meeting
    20JanuaryLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2022 (Census Date)
    26JanuaryFaculty Assembly
    2FebruaryChair's Council Meeting
    16FebruaryChair's Council Meeting
    2MarchChair's Council Meeting
    14 - 18MarchSpring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
    Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
    16MarchChair's Council Meeting
    21MarchClasses Resume
    23MarchFaculty Assembly
    1AprilOnline Registration for Summer 2022 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    4AprilLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Spring 2022
    6AprilChair's Council Meeting
    18AprilStudy Day – No Classes
    19 - 22AprilFinal Examination Period
    20AprilChair's Council Meeting
    22AprilLast Day of Spring 2022 Semester (Diploma date – April 26, 2022)
    29AprilGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2022 (All Students)

    Date Updated: 30-APR-2021


    Summer 2022

    Classes begin May 2 and end July 29 (14 weeks in length)

    DayMonthDescription
    1MayRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2022 (all students)
    2MayClasses Begin – Summer 2022
    4MayChair’s Council Meeting
    16MayLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2022 (Census Date)
    18MayChair’s Council Meeting
    25MayFaculty Assembly
    1JuneChair's Council Meeting
    15JuneChair's Council Meeting
    6JulyChair's Council Meeting
    18JulyLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Summer 2022
    20JulyChair's Council Meeting
    25JulyStudy Day – No Classes
    27JulyFaculty Assembly
    26-29JulyFinal Examination Period
    29JulyLast Day of Summer 2022 Semester (Diploma date - August 20, 2022)
    1AugustOnline Registration for Fall 2022 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    3AugustChair’s Council Meeting
    12AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2022 (All Students)
    17AugustChair’s Council Meeting
    19AugustCommencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2021, Spring 2022 & Summer 2022)

    Date Updated: 30-APR-2021


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