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Make all travel plans with these dates in mind.  Check for final exam conflicts early and if you have questions about exam scheduling, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.

2024 Spring

January

15

Mon

Martin Luther King (Holiday)

January

16

Tue

First day of classes 

January

23

Tue

Last day to add a course

February

1

Thu

July 2024 Texas Bar Exam Timely Filing Deadline

January

31

Wed

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without receiving a grade and receive a full refund

March

1

Fri

Timely filing deadline for May 2024 Graduation ($25 fee)

March

11-16

Mo-Sat

SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY

March

22

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

March

29

Fri

Late filing deadline for May 2024 Graduation ($50 fee)

April

1

Mo

July 2024 Texas Bar Exam Late Filing Deadline ($150 late fee assessed)

April

17

Wed

Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a “W” by 5 pm

April

26

Fri

Last Day of Classes

May

1

Wed

July 2024 Texas Bar Exam Final Filing Deadline ($300 late fee assessed)

April

27-30

Sat – Tue

Reading Days

April

30

Tue

Make up day for any classes cancelled by UH

May

1-9

Wed - Thu

Final exam period; Make-up exams may be given on May 10th if needed

May

10

Fri

First Year Mini-MBE Exam

May

11

Sat

Law Commencement Ceremony

2024 Summer Mini Session

May 

13

Mon

First day of class

May

14

Tue

Last day to add a course 

May

15

Wed

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without a grade and receive a full refund 

May 

27

Mon

Holiday - MEMORIAL DAY 

May

28

Tue

Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ by 3pm

May

31

Fri

Last day of classes

June

1

Sat

Final Exams

2024 Summer Session 1 (Entire Summer)

June 

3

Mon

First day of class

June

4

Tue

Last day to add a course 

June

6

Thu

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without a grade and receive a full refund 

June

19

Wed

Holiday - EMANCIPATION DAY

July 

4

Thu

Holiday - INDEPENDENCE DAY 

July

12

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2024 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

July 

12

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

July

16

Tue

Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ by 3pm

July

26

Fri

Late filing deadline for August 2024 Graduation ($50 filing fee)

August

7

Wed

Last day of classes

August

8-9

Thu-Fri

Final Exams

2024 Summer Session 2 (1st 5-week session)

June 

3

Mon

First day of class

June

4

Tue

Last day to add a course 

June

6

Thu

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without a grade and receive a full refund 

June

19

Wed

Holiday - EMANCIPATION DAY

June

24

Mon

Last day to drop a course with a “W” by 3 pm

July 

2

Tue

Last day of class

July

3

Wed

Final Exams

2024 Summer Session 3 (9-week session)

June 

3

Mon

First day of class

June

4

Tue

Last day to add a course 

June

6

Thu

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without a grade and receive a full refund 

June

19

Wed

Holiday - EMANCIPATION DAY

July

2

Tues

Last day to drop a course with a “W” by 3 pm

July

4

Thu

Holiday - INDEPENDENCE DAY

July

12

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2024 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

July 

12

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

July 

24

Wed

Last day of class

July

25-26

Thu-Fri

Final Exams

2024 Summer Session 4 (2nd 5-week session)

July

8

Mon

First day of classes

July

9

Tue

Last day to add a course

July

11

Thu

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without receiving a grade and receive a full refund

July

12

Fri

Timely filing deadline for August 2024 Graduation ($25 filing fee)

July

12

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

July

26

Fri

Late filing deadline for August 2024 Graduation ($50 filing fee)

July

29

Mon

Last day to drop a course with a “W” by 3 pm

August

5

Mon

Last day of classes

August

6-7

Tue-Wed

Final exams

August

8

Thu

First-year Part-time Mini MBE Exam

2024 Fall

August

19

Mon

First day of classes

August 

26

Mon

Last day to add a course

September

1

Sun

February 2025 Texas Bar Exam Timely Filing Deadline

September

2

Mon

Labor Day Holiday

September 

4

Wed

Last day to drop a course, but not withdraw, without receiving a grade and receive a full refund

October

1

Tue

2024 Entering Class: Declaration of Intention Application filing deadline

October

4

Fri

Timely filing deadline for December 2024 Graduation ($25 fee)

November 

1

Fri

Late filing deadline for December 2024 Graduation ($50 fee)

November

1

Fri

February 2024 Texas Bar Exam Late Filing Deadline ($150 late fee assessed)

November 

8

Fri

Last day to notify Student Services of a final exam conflict

November 

20

Wed

Last day to drop a course or withdraw with a “W” by 3 pm

November

25

Mon

Last day of classes

November

26

Tue

Make-up day: no regular class sessions allowed

November

27-30

Wed-Sat

Thanksgiving Holiday

December

1

Sun

February 2024 Texas Bar Exam Final Filing Deadline ($300 late fee assessed)

December

2

Mon

Reading Day

December

3-12

Tue-Thu

Final exam period.

December

13

Fri

Make-up exams may be given on December 13 if needed

Make all travel plans with these dates in mind. Check for final exam conflicts early and if you have questions about exam scheduling, please contact the Office of Student Services.