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Spring 2026 Semester Academic Calendar

Subject to change without notice. Last updated 4/30/2024.

Event Date Day
Early Advising Nov 3 - 7 (M-F)
Early Registration Begins Nov 10 (M)
Holiday: New Year's Jan 1 (W)
Orientation Jan 8 - 9 (R-F)
Last Day to Withdraw From Classes without Owing Tuition & Fees Jan 11 (Su)
Last Day to Register without $30 Late Fee Jan 11 (Su)
First Day of Instruction Jan 12 (M)
Holiday: Martin Luther King Day Jan 19 (M)
Last Day to Register or Add a Class Jan 20 (T)
Last day to withdraw from classes without owing tuition. Student fees will still be owed unless the student does a system-wide complete withdrawal from all campuses of the University of Hawai'i system on or before the last day of late registration (add period). Failure to withdraw may result in a financial obligation to the UH System and may result in "F" grades. Jan 20 (T)
Last Day to Submit a Change of Major Request to the Office of the Registrar (To request to change your major, visit the Change of Major page.) Jan 20 (T)
Last Day to Submit a Catalog Declaration Form to the Office of the Registrar (Please complete a Catalog Declaration form under our Graduation Forms page.) Jan 20 (T)
Final Deadline to Apply for Spring 2026 Graduation Jan 30 (F)
Last Day to Exercise Credit/No Credit Jan 30 (F)
Last Day to Submit Auditors Form Jan 30 (F)
"Last Day to Drop A Class Online without “W” (To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions page.) Feb 4 (W)
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 4 (W)
No refunds will be issued after this date Feb 4 (W)
Holiday: President's Day Feb 16 (M)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation to Committee Deadline Mar 16 (M)
Graduate Students ONLY (Masters and Doctoral Degrees): Deadline to Apply for Spring 2026 Graduation Mar 16 (M)
Spring Recess Mar 16 - 20 (M-F)
Holiday: Prince Kuhio Day Mar 26 (R)
"Last Day to Drop A Class Online with “W” (To drop all your UH Hilo classes, visit the Complete Withdrawal instructions page.) Mar 27 (F)
“I” Removal Deadline (for grades received in Fall 2025): Student to Instructor Apr 1 (W)
Last Day to Apply for Credit-By-Exam for Spring Apr 1 (W)
Priority Deadline to Apply for Summer & Fall 2026 Graduation Apr 1 (W)
Holiday: Good Friday Apr 3 (F)
Last Day to Submit Credit-By-Exam Results to the Office of the Registrar Apr 15 (W)
“I” Removal and Change of Grade Deadline (for grades received in Fall 2025): Instructor to Office of the Registrar Apr 15 (W)
Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Defense Deadline Apr 15 (W)
Last Day of Instruction May 6 (W)
Last Day to Completely Withdraw (from all UH Hilo classes) with a "W" May 6 (W)
Final Examinations May 11 - 15 (M-F)
Spring Semester Ends May 15 (F)
UH Hilo Commencement May 16 (Sa)
Final Grades Due in MyUH at 12 noon May 18 (M)
Graduate Form 3 for Spring Graduates: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion Deadline: Student to Graduate Division Jun 9 (T)
Graduate Form 3 for Spring Graduates: Thesis/Project/Dissertation and Degree Requirements Completion Deadline: Graduate Division to the Office of the Registrar. No Extensions. Jun 12 (F)
Final Deadline to Apply for Summer 2026 Graduation Jun 19 (F)