Office of the Registrar

Fall 2020 Semester Academic Calendar

Subject to change without notice. Last updated 5/18/2020

Event Date Day
Early Advising Mar 30 - Apr 3 (M-F)
Early Registration Begins Apr 6 (M)
Holiday: Statehood Day Aug 21 (F)
Orientation Aug 19 - 22 (W-Sa)
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes without Owing Tuition & Fees Aug 23 (Su)
Last Day to Register without $30 late fee Aug 23 (Su)
First day of Instruction Aug 24 (M)
Last day to Register or Add Classes Sep 1 (T)
Last Day to Withdraw From Classes Without Owing Tuition. Student fees are still owed. (If you register and decide to not attend, you must officially withdraw by this date. Failure to withdraw will result in a financial obligation to the UH System and may result in an “F” for the class(es) not attended.) Note: Student activity fees are not refunded unless the student is completely withdrawn from all campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi system on or before the last day of late registration (add period) as established at each institution. Sep 1 (T)
Holiday: Labor Day Sep 7 (M)
Final Deadline to Apply for Fall 2020 Graduation Sep 11 (F)
Last Day to Exercise Credit/No Credit Sep 11 (F)
Last Day to Submit Auditors Form Sep 11 (F)
"Last Day to Drop A Class Online without “W” (To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions page.) Sep 15 (T)
"Last Day to Receive 50% Refund of Tuition for Complete Withdrawals (If you have not yet paid for your tuition, your account will be charged for 50% of the tuition and all fees.)" Sep 15 (T)
No Refunds will be issued after this date. Sep 15 (T)
Priority Deadline to Apply for Spring 2021 Graduation Oct 1 (R)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation to Committee Deadline Oct 15 (R)
Graduate Students ONLY (Masters and Doctoral Degrees): Deadline to Apply for Fall 2020 Graduation Oct 15 (R)
"Last Day to Drop A Class Online with “W” (To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions page.) Nov 2 (M)
“I” Removal Deadline (for grades received in Spring or Summer 2020): Student to Instructor Nov 2 (M)
Last Day to Apply for Credit-by Exam for Fall Nov 2 (M)
Holiday: Election Day Nov 3 (T)
Holiday: Veteran's Day Nov 11 (W)
“I” Removal and Change of Grade Deadline (for grades received in Spring or Summer 2020): Instructor to the Office of the Registrar Nov 16 (M)
Last day to Submit Credit-By Exam Results to Office of the Registrar Nov 16 (M)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Defense Deadline Nov 16 (M)
Holiday: Thanksgiving Day Nov 26 (R)
Non-Instructional Day Nov 27 (F)
Last Day of Instruction Dec 10 (R)
Last day to Completely Withdraw (from all classes) with a "W" Dec 10 (R)
Final Examinations Dec 14 - 18 (M-F)
Fall Semester Ends Dec 18 (F)
UH Hilo Commencement Dec 19 (Sa)
Final Grades Due in MyUH at 12 noon Dec 21 (M)
Graduate Form 3 for Fall Graduates: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion Deadline: Student to Graduate Division Jan 12 (T)
Graduate Form 3 for Fall Graduates: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion Deadline: Graduate Division to the Office of the Registrar . No Extensions. Jan 15 (F)