Academic Calendar Fall 2023

Registration dates are indicated in bold.
Date Event
March 21
Class Availability posted; Registration Assignments viewable in STAR GPS
April 10
Registration assignments begin: Continuing Classified (currently enrolled, internal transfers and returnees with 30+ credits)
May 22 Registration assignments begin: Incoming Classified (Graduate, Law, Post-Baccalaureate Cert)
May 29 HOLIDAY: Memorial Day (non-instructional day)
June 26
Registration assignments begin: Incoming Classified (newly accepted freshmen, external transfers, internal transfers with 0-29.99 credits)
June 30
Registration begins: All Unclassified (non-degree seeking students)
August 1 Fall 2023 Application for Graduation Opens
August 17
  • Payment Receipt Deadline
  • Health Clearances due for International Students
August 18 HOLIDAY: Statehood Day (non-instructional day)
August 21
  • Semester begins
  • Late registration begins (single $30 system-wide late fee)
  • UH Employee faculty & staff registration begins
August 29
by 4:00 p.m. (HST)
Deadline to:

  • Register for a course
  • Register to audit a course
  • Change course grading mode & variable credit
  • Drop a course for 100% tuition refund
  • Submit Change of Major requests for Fall 2023
September 4 HOLIDAY: Labor Day (non-instructional day)
September 8 Fall 2023 Graduates: deadline to file Application for Graduation
September 12
by 4:00 p.m. (HST)
Deadline to:

  • Drop a course without a “W” grade
  • Drop a course for 50% tuition refund
  • Submit UH Employee tuition waivers
September 13 to October 30 Restricted Withdrawal period (with “W” grade) via STAR GPS
September 25 to December 1 Online registration opens for the Fall 2023 commencement ceremony:
October 30
by 4:00 p.m. (HST)
Deadline to drop a course with a “W” grade
November 1
  • Deadline for instructors to submit an “I” grade removal for Spring 2023 & Summer 2023
  • Deadline to apply for Credit by Examination
November 3 Theses and Dissertations due to Graduate Division
November 10 HOLIDAY: Veterans Day (non-instructional day)
November 23 HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving (non-instructional day)
November 24 Non-Instructional day
December 7 Last day of instruction
December 8-9 Study Period
December 11-15 Final Examination Period
December 15 Semester ends
December 16 Commencement: Please see Commencement website for ceremony information
December 19
by 4:00 p.m. (HST)
Faculty Grade Submission Deadline
December 20 Grades available via STAR GPS
December 25 HOLIDAY: Christmas Day (non-instructional day)

Some dates are tentative and subject to change. If certain dates are not available, please check back at a later time for updates.

Colleges/Schools may have other dates specific to their programs. Please check with your department or program for these deadlines. Graduate students may check with
Graduate Division.

Academic dates for Outreach College may not coincide with this Academic Calendar.  Please visit Outreach College for extension term dates and deadlines.