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Spring 2016 Semester Academic Calendar

Event Date Day
Holiday: New Year’s Jan 1 (F)
Orientation, Advising and Registration Jan 7-9 (R-S)
Last Day to Withdraw From Classes Without Owing Tuition & Fees Jan 10 (Su)
Last Day to Register without $30 Late Fee Jan 10 (Su)
First Day of Instruction Jan 11 (M)
Last Day to Register or Add a Class Jan 15 (F)
Holiday: Martin Luther King Day Jan 18 (M)
Late Add with Permission Only Jan 16-22 (Sa-F)
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 Note: Student activity fees are not refunded unless the student is completely withdrawn from all campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi system on or before the last day of late registration (add period) as established at each institution.
Jan 22 (F)
Final Deadline to Apply for Spring 2016 Graduation Jan 29 (F)
Last Day to Exercise Credit/No Credit Jan 29 (F)
Last Day to Submit Auditors Form Jan 29 (F)
Last Day to Drop A Class Online without “W”.
(To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions page. )
Feb 1 (M)
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.)
Feb 1 (M)
No refunds will be issued after this date Feb 1 (M)
Last Day to Submit Approved Fall 2016 Curriculum Documents to Registrar Feb 15 (M)
Holiday: President’s Day Feb 15 (M)
Last Day to Drop A Class Online with “W”.
(To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions
Mar 4 (F)
Spring Recess Mar 21-25 (M-F)
Holiday: Prince Kuhio Day Mar 25 (F)
Holiday: Good Friday Mar 25 (F)
“I” Removal Deadline (for grades received in Fall 2015): Student to Instructor Apr 1 (F)
Last Day to Apply For Credit-by-Exam for Spring Apr 1 (F)
Priority Deadline to Apply for Summer & Fall 2016 Graduation Apr 1 (F)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation to Committee Deadline Apr 1 (F)
Last Day to Submit Credit-by-Exam Results to the Office of the Registrar Apr 15 (F)
“I” Removal and Change of Grade Deadline (for grades received in Fall 2015): Instructor to Office of the Registrar Apr 15 (F)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Defense Deadline Apr 15 (F)
Last Day of Instruction May 4 (W)
Last Day to Completely Withdraw (from all classes) with a ”W” May 4 (W)
Final Examinations May 9-13 (M-F)
Spring Semester Ends May 13 (F)
UH Hilo Commencement May 14 (Sa)
Final Grade Due in MyUH portal at 12 noon May 16 (M)
Graduate Form 3: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion due to Library & Graduate Division June 7 (T)
Graduate Form 3: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion due to the Office of the Registrar. No extensions June 10 (F)
Final Deadline to Apply for Fall 2016 Classified Admission July 2 (Sa)
Final Deadline to Apply for Summer 2016 Graduation July 8 (F)

Last updated 4/18/16 Subject to change


Early Registration for Fall 2016: TBA

Summer 2016 Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Deadlines:

Event Date Day
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation to Committee Deadline June 3 (F)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Defense Deadline June 17 (F)
Graduate Form 3: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion due to Library & Graduate Division August 2 (T)
Graduate Form 3 for Summer Graduates: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion due to the Office of the Registrar. No extensions. August 5 (F)

Subject to Change Without Notice Last Updated 4/18/2016