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
    13SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2021 (Census Date)
    22NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2021
    1DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2022 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    6DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
    7 - 10DecemberFinal Examination Period
    10DecemberLast Day of Fall 2021 Semester (Diploma date - December 17, 2021)
    13DecemberWinter Holiday - School Closed for students through January 4, 2022
    17DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2021 (All Students)

    Date Updated: 01-JUL-2021


    Spring 2022

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

    DayMonthDescription
    4JanuaryRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2022 (all students)
    5JanuaryClasses Begin - Spring 2022
    20JanuaryLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2022 (Census Date)
    14 - 18MarchSpring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday)
    Spring Break holiday dates may vary for students in clinical affiliation experiences from the published Spring Break dates.
    21MarchClasses Resume
    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
    18AprilStudy Day – No Classes
    19 - 22AprilFinal Examination Period
    22AprilLast Day of Spring 2022 Semester (Diploma date – April 26, 2022)
    29AprilGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2022 (All Students)

    Date Updated: 01-JUL-2021


    Summer 2022

    Classes begin May 9 and end August 12 (13 weeks in length)

    DayMonthDescription
    6MayRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2022 (all students)
    9MayClasses Begin – Summer 2022
    23MayLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2022 (Census Date)
    29JulyLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Summer 2022
    1AugustOnline Registration for Fall 2022 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    8AugustStudy Day – No Classes
    9-12AugustFinal Examination Period
    12AugustLast Day of Summer 2022 Semester (Diploma date - August 19, 2022)
    16AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2022 (Graduating Students)
    19AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2022 (Returning Students)
    19AugustCommencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2021, Spring 2022 & Summer 2022)

    Date Updated: 01-JUL-2021


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