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Spring 2024**

Nov 15 - Dec 15 Open Registration
Dec 22 Sponsorship Authorization Forms
(Recommended Submission Date)
Jan 5 Payment Deadline
(Balance after this date is subject
to a $50.00 late payment fee)
Jan 8 Spring Semester Begins
Jan 8 - 12 Late Registration
Jan 8 - 24 Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; registered students only)
Jan 8 Spring I tutorial begins
Jan 15 Martin Luther King Holiday-University Closed (UTHealth Houston)
Jan 25 - Mar 8 Drop with WP or WF grade (must use add/drop/withdrawal form)
Mar 8 Spring I tutorial ends
Mar 11 Spring II tutorial begins
Mar 18 -22 Spring Break (no classes scheduled; consult with advisor regarding attendance for rotations/research)
Mar 29 Last day to petition for defense
for Spring 2024 graduation
Apr 12*** Last day to hold defense
for Spring 2024 graduation
Apr 26***
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 2024
Apr 26 Last Day of Classes
Apr 29 - May 3 Final Exams
May 3 End of Spring Semester
May 10 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 

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)
TBD 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 Summer 2024
Aug 9 Last day of classes
Aug 12 - 15 Final Exams
Aug 15 End of Summer Semester

**Subject to change

Fall 2024**

TBD

Open Registration

TBD

Sponsorship Authorization Forms
(Recommended Submission Date)

Sept 2

Labor Day Holiday- University Closed (UTHealth Houston)

Aug 23

Payment Deadline
(Balance after this date is subject
to a $50.00 late payment fee)

Aug 26 

Fall Semester Begins

Aug 26 - Aug 30

Late Registration

Aug 26 - Sept 11

Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; only for students enrolled as of Aug 30)

TBD

Fall tutorial begins

TBD

Drop with WP or WF grade (need to use add/drop form)

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

December 9 - 13

Final Exams

TBD

Fall tutorial ends

End of Fall Semester

**Subject to change