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    University of North Texas Health Science Center
  Nov 22, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

SPH Academic Calendar (16 Week and Summer)

16 Week Fall & Spring and 8 Week Summer Dates

  Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018


Regular Registration Apr 3 - Jul 23 Oct 9- Nov 26 Feb 26- Apr 22
Late Registration ($25 fee) Jul 24 - Aug 13 Nov 27- Jan 7 Apr 23- May 28

Important Class Days

New International Student Orientation Aug 9 N/A N/A
New Student Orientation Aug 8 - 10 Online Online
First day of class Aug 14 Jan 8 May 29
Census date Aug 29 Jan 24 June 5
Final Exams Nov 27- Dec 1 Apr 30 - May 4 Jul 16- Jul 20
Last day of Term Dec 1 May 4 Jul 20
Grades Due to Registrar Dec 6 May 9 Jul 25

Schedule Changes

Last day to Add/Drop (Schedule Revision).  This is the last day to add a course to the existing schedule  Aug 18 Jan 12 May 29
Courses dropped after this date will appear on transcripts.  (Those who withdraw from all courses in a session are subject to the complete withdrawal refund schedule) Aug 29 Jan 24 Jun 5
Last day to receive an automatic "W" for dropped courses.  After this date, a grade of "WF" may be recorded Sep 22 Feb 16 Jun 15

From this date forward, Instructors may assign "WF" for dropped courses. 

Sep 25 Feb 19 Jun 18
Last day to drop a course with consent of the instructor or withdraw from UNTHSC Nov 24 Apr 27 Jul 13

Tuition/Fee Payments and Courses Refunds

Last Day to pay Tuition and Fees* Aug 13 Jan 7 May 28
Last Day to pay Tuition and Fees for course adjustments and Add/Drops* Aug 18 Jan 12 May 29
All students with a balance due will be dropped for non-payment ** Aug 29 Jan 24 Jun 5
Last Day for refund for dropped courses (those who withdraw from all courses are subject to the refund schedule at the bottom of the page). Aug 29 Jan 24 Jun 5


Deadline to Submit Intent to Graduate Aug 4 Dec 1 Mar 9
Deadline for degree candidates to submit all graduation requirements to SPH Office of Academic Services (EAD-719) Nov 10 Apr 6 Jul 20
Commencement Ceremony --- TBD ---

Complete Withdrawal Refund Schedule

Last Day to withdraw for 100% refund Aug 13 Jan 7 May 28
Last Day to withdraw for 80% refund Aug 18 Jan 12 May 31
Last Day to withdraw for 70% refund Aug 25 Jan 22 N/A
Last Day to withdraw for 50% refund Sep 1 Jan 29 Jun 5
Last Day to withdraw for 25% refund Sep 11 Feb 5 N/A

Holidays and Special Events

Labor Day Sep 4
Thanksgiving Break Nov 23- Nov 24
Winter Break Dec 2- Jan 7
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan 15
Spring Break Mar 12- Mar 16
Memorial Day May 28
Independence Day (Observed) Jul 4

* Bills for courses added during the regular and late registration periods are due the day before those courses begin. Schedule changes and course adjustments made during the Add/Drop period that result in an additional bill must be paid by the last day of the Add/Drop period.

** Students with an approved payment plan are exempt from this deadline.