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Summer 2024**

Apr 10 - May 10
Open Registration
TBD Sponsorship Authorization Forms
(Recommended Submission Date)
May 17 Payment Deadline
(Balance after this date is subject
to a $50.00 late payment fee)
May 20 Summer Semester Begins
May 20 - 23 Late Registration
May 20 - 23 Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; registered students only)
May 24 - Jul 19 Drop with WP or WF grade (need to use add/drop form)
May 27 Memorial Day Holiday University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
Jun 19 Juneteenth Holiday University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
Jul 12
Last day to petition for defense
for Summer 2024 graduation
Jul 26
Last day to hold defense
for Summer 2024 graduation
Aug 9
Last day to submit final thesis
and all exit forms to Office of Academic Affairs -
students who miss this deadline will be
required to register for Fall 2024
Aug 9 Last day of classes
Aug 12 - 15 Final Exams
Aug 15 End of Summer Semester

**Subject to change

Fall 2024**

Jul 10 - Aug 16
Open Registration
TBD Sponsorship Authorization Forms
(Recommended Submission Date)
TBD Payment Deadline
(Balance after this date is subject
to a $50.00 late payment fee)
Aug 26 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 26 - 30 Late Registration
Aug 26 - Sept 11 Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; registered students only)
TBD Drop with WP or WF grade (need to use add/drop form)
Sept 2 Labor Day Holiday University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
Nov 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
TBD
Last day to petition for defense
for Fall 2024 graduation
TBD
Last day to hold defense
for Fall 2024 graduation
TBD
Last day to submit final thesis
and all exit forms to Office of Academic Affairs -
students who miss this deadline will be
required to register for Spring 2025
Dec 6 Last day of classes
Dec 9 - 13 Final Exams
Dec 13 End of Fall Semester

**Subject to change

Spring 2025**

TBD Open Registration
TBD Sponsorship Authorization Forms
(Recommended Submission Date)
TBD Payment Deadline
(Balance after this date is subject
to a $50.00 late payment fee)
Jan 13 Spring Semester Begins
Jan 13 - 17 Late Registration
Jan 13 - 29 Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; registered students only)
TBD Spring I tutorial begins
Jan 20 Martin Luther King Holiday-University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
TBD Drop with WP or WF grade (must use add/drop/withdrawal form)
TBD Spring I tutorial ends
TBD Spring II tutorial begins
Mar 10 - 14 Spring Break (no classes scheduled; consult with advisor regarding attendance for rotations/research)
TBD Last day to petition for defense
for Spring 2025 graduation
TBD*** Last day to hold defense
for Spring 2025 graduation
TBD***
Last day to submit final thesis
and all exit forms to Office of Academic Affairs -
students who miss this deadline will be
required to register for Summer 2025
May 2 Last Day of Classes
May 5 9 Final Exams
TBD End of Spring Semester
TBD Spring II tutorial ends

**Subject to change

***These deadlines may not apply to students in the Genetic Counseling Program. These students should consult with their Program for specific deadlines