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2019–2020 Academic Calendar

2019 Fall Semester : 2020 Spring Semester : 2020 Summer Session

Check the online Calendar for the most updated version.

2019 Fall Semester

*Orientation/academic advising/registration for continuing, new, and unclassified students
Visit manoa.hawaii.edu/graduate for deadline information as graduate admission deadlines vary by program. The Graduate Division begins processing applications around August 1 for the following fall semester.

 

August 16 (F) Holiday: Statehood Day
August 26 (M) First day of instruction
September 1 (Su) **Spring admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students; final deadline for second bachelor’s degree students and international undergraduate students
September 2 (M) Holiday: Labor Day (non-instructional day)
September 3 (Tu) *Last day to register/add courses/change grading option
September 13 (F) Last day for undergraduates to file application for graduation for fall
Last day for classified graduate students to file application for graduation for fall
September 17 (Tu) *Last day to drop courses
October 1 (Tu) **Spring admission application final deadline for undergraduate students
Last day for returning classified graduate students to file for spring readmission
November 1 (F) Last day for instructors to submit “I” removal grades for spring and summer to the Office of the Registrar
Last day to apply for credit by examination for fall semester
November 4 (M) *Last day for restricted withdrawals
November 8 (F) Theses and dissertations due in Graduate Division
November 11 (M) Holiday observed: Veterans’ Day (non-instructional day)
November 27 (W) Last day for examinations before finals
November 28 (Th) Holiday: Thanksgiving Day (non-instructional day)
November 29 (F) Non-Instructional Day
December 12 (Th) Last day of instruction
December 13-14 (F-Sa) Study days
December 16-20 (M-F) Final examinations
December 21 (Sa) Spring admission application deadline for post-baccalaureate unclassified students
Commencement; semester ends
December 25 (W) Holiday: Christmas Day

2020 Spring Semester

*Orientation/academic advising/registration for continuing, new, and unclassified students
Visit manoa.hawaii.edu/graduate for deadline information as graduate admission deadlines vary by program. The Graduate Division begins processing applications around May 1 for the following spring semester.

January 1 (W) Holiday: New Year’s Day
January 5 (Su) **Fall admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students; final deadline for second bachelor’s degree students and international undergraduate students
January 13 (M) First day of instruction
January 20 (M) Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (non-instructional day)
January 21 (Tu) *Last day to register/add courses/change grade option
January 31 (F) Last day for undergraduates to file application for graduation for spring
Last day for classified graduate students to file application for graduation for spring
Last day to file application for graduation for summer for spring commencement exercise on May 16, 2020.
February 5 (W) *Last day to drop courses
Feburary 17 (M) Holiday: Presidents’ Day (non-instructional day)
March 1 (Su) **Fall admission application final deadline for undergraduate students
Last day for returning classified graduates to file for summer readmission
March 16-20 (M-F) Spring recess
March 26 (Th) Holiday: Kuhio Day (non-instructional day)
March 27 (F) *Last day for restricted withdrawals
April 1 (W) Last day for instructors to submit “I” removal grades for fall to the Office of the Registrar.
Last day to apply for credit by examination for spring semester.
Last day for returning classified graduate students to file for fall readmission
April 3 (F) Theses and dissertations due in Graduate Division
April 10 (F) Holiday: Good Friday (non-instructional day)
April 22 (W) Last day for examinations before finals
May 7 (Th) Last day of instruction
May 8-9 (F-Sa) Study days
May 11-15 (M-F) Final examinations
May 16 (Sa) Commencement; semester ends

2020 Summer Session

May 25 (M) Holiday: Memorial Day (non-instructional day)
May 26 (Tu) First day of instruction (first session)
May 29 (F) Last day for undergraduates to file application for graduation for summer
Last day for classified graduate students to file application for graduation for summer
Last day to file application for graduation for summer for fall commencement exercise on December 19, 2020.
May 31 (Su) Last day to file petition for admission to doctoral program (only by Manoa campus master’s candidates who graduated in the spring)
June 11 (Tu) Holiday: Kamehameha Day (non-instructional day)
July 2 (Th) First session ends
July 3 (F) Holiday: Independence Day (non-instructional day)
July 6 (M) First day of instruction (second session)
July 10 (F) Theses and dissertations due in Graduate Division
July 31 (F) Fall admission application deadline for post-baccalaureate unclassfied students
August 14 (F) Second session ends