2019-2020 Academic Planning Calendar

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

(see tentative 2020-21 calendar below)

July 2019

6              Doctor of Ministry Summer Session Begins

August 2019

19-25     Stampede and New Students Move In  (Link to https://www.hsutx.edu/student-life/first-year-experience/)

20-23     Faculty Pre-session Conferences

24           Returning Students Move In

26           Fall Semester Classes Begin

HSU Online Fall Session 1 Begins

September 2019

2              Last Date to Register or Change Classes

4              Doctor of Ministry Summer Session Ends

5              Convocation

Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Fall Session 1 with Grade of “W”

17-20     Cornerstone Lectures

27           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

30           Doctor of Ministry Fall Session Begins

October 2019

1              Deadline to Apply for May Graduation (Student Self Service https://selfservice.hsutx.edu/Student/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fStudent%2f)

Academic Advising Begins for Spring Registration

8              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Fall Session 1

17-20     Homecoming

18           HSU Online Fall Session 1 Ends

21           HSU Online Fall Session 2 Begins

22           Midterm Grades (8th week) Due

25           Fall Break

31           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Fall Session 2 with Grade of “W”

November 2019

5              Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Seniors (90+ hours completed) and Graduate students)

7              Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Juniors (60+ hours completed)

11           Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Sophomores (30+ hours completed)

12           Midterm Grades (11th week) Due

13           Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Freshmen <30 hours completed)

25           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

27-29     Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes; offices closed)

29           Doctor of Ministry Fall Session Ends

December 2019

3              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Fall Session 2

9-12       Final Exams for Fall Semester

13           Commencement (10:00 AM and 2:00 PM) (Graduation Information: https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/registrars-office/)

Residence Halls Close

January 2020

6              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 1 Begins

12           Residence Halls Open

13           Spring Semester Classes Begin

HSU Online Spring Session 1 Begins

20           Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

21           Last Date to Register or Change Classes

27           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Spring Session 1 with Grade of “W”

February 2020

14           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

17           Academic Advising Begins for Summer and Fall Registration

25           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Spring Session 1

March 2020

1              Deadline to Apply for May Graduation (Student Self Service https://selfservice.hsutx.edu/Student/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fStudent%2f)

6              HSU Online Spring Session 1 Ends

Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 1 Ends

9-13       Spring Break (no classes; offices closed March 12-13)

16           HSU Online Spring Session 2 Begins

17           Midterm (8th Week) Grades Due

27           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Spring Session 2 with Grade of “W”

April 2020

6              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 2 Begins

7              Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Seniors (90+ hours completed) and Graduate students)

Midterm Grades (11th week) Due

9              Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Juniors (60+ hours completed)

10           Easter Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

13           Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Sophomores (30+ hours completed)

15           Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Freshmen <30 hours completed)

20           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

28           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Spring Session 2

May 2020

4-7          Final Exams

7              HSU Online Spring Session 2 Ends

8              Commencement (10:00 AM and 2:00 PM) (Graduation Information: https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/registrars-office/)

Residence Halls Close

11           Residence Halls Open for May Term

HSU Online Summer Session 1 Begins

12           May Term Classes Begin

14           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

21           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Summer Session 1 with Grade of “W”

22           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes

25           Memorial Day Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

29           Final Exams for May Term

Residence Halls Close for May Term

31           Residence Halls Open for Summer 1 (after 5:00 pm)

June 2020

1              Summer I Classes Begin

2              Last Date to Register or Change Classes for Summer I

5              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 2 Ends

8              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

17           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Summer Session 1

25           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes

26           HSU Online Summer Session 1 Ends

July 2020

2              Final Exams for Summer I

3              Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

5              Residence Halls open for Summer II (after 5:00 pm)

6              Summer II Classes Begin

HSU Online Summer Session 2 Begins

7              Last Date to Register or Change Classes for Summer II

13           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

16           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Summer Session 2 with Grade of “W”

30           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer II Classes

August 2020

6              Final Exams for Summer II

Residence Halls Close

12           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from HSU Online Summer Session 2

21           HSU Online Summer Session 2 Ends

August 2020

17-23     Stampede and New Students Move In  (Link to https://www.hsutx.edu/student-life/first-year-experience/)

18-21     Faculty Pre-session Conferences

23           Returning Students Move In

24           Fall Semester Classes Begin

HSU Online Fall Session 1 Begins

31           Last Date to Register or Change Classes

September 2020

3              Convocation

22-24     Cornerstone Lectures

25           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

28           Doctor of Ministry Fall Session Begins

October 2020

1              Deadline to Apply for May Graduation (Student Self Service https://selfservice.hsutx.edu/Student/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fStudent%2f)

5              Academic Advising Begins for Spring Registration

TBA        Homecoming

16           HSU Online Fall Session 1 Ends

19           HSU Online Fall Session 2 Begins

20           Midterm Grades (8th week) Due

TBA        Fall Break

November 2020

3              Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Seniors (90+ hours completed) and Graduate students)

5              Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Juniors (60+ hours completed)

9              Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Sophomores (30+ hours completed)

10           Midterm Grades (11th week) Due

11           Preregistration for Spring Semester Begins (Freshmen <30 hours completed)

23           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

27           Doctor of Ministry Fall Session Ends

25-29     Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes; offices closed)

December 2020

7-10       Final Exams for Fall Semester

11           Commencement (10:00 AM and 2:00 PM) (Graduation Information: https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/registrars-office/)

Residence Halls Close

January 2021

4              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 1 Begins

10           Residence Halls Open

11           Spring Semester Classes Begin

HSU Online Spring Session 1 Begins

18           Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

19           Last Date to Register or Change Classes

February 2021

12           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

15           Academic Advising Begins for Summer and Fall Registration

March 2021

1              Deadline to Apply for May Graduation (Student Self Service https://selfservice.hsutx.edu/Student/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fStudent%2f)

5              HSU Online Spring Session 1 Ends

Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 1 Ends

8-12       Spring Break (no classes; offices closed March 12-13)

15           HSU Online Spring Session 2 Begins

16           Midterm (8th Week) Grades Due

April 2021

2              Easter Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

5              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 2 Begins

6              Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Seniors (90+ hours completed) and Graduate students)

Midterm Grades (11th week) Due

8              Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Juniors (60+ hours completed)

12           Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Sophomores (30+ hours completed)

14           Preregistration for May, Summer and Fall Semesters Begins (Freshmen <30 hours completed)

16           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

May 2021

3-6          Final Exams

6              HSU Online Spring Session 2 Ends

7              Commencement (10:00 AM and 2:00 PM) (Graduation Information: https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/registrars-office/)

Residence Halls Close

10           Residence Halls Open for May Term

HSU Online Summer Session 1 Begins

11           May Term Classes Begin

13           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

24           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes

28           Final Exams for May Term

Residence Halls Close for May Term

31           Memorial Day Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

June 2021

1              Summer I Classes Begin

2              Last Date to Register or Change Classes for Summer I

4              Doctor of Ministry Spring Session 2 Ends

8              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

24           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes

July 2021

1              Final Exams for Summer I

2              HSU Online Summer Session 1 Ends

5              Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

6              Summer II Classes Begin

Residence Halls open for Summer II

HSU Online Summer Session 2 Begins

Doctor of Ministry Summer Session Begins

6              Last Date to Register or Change Classes for Summer II

13           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W” (Refund Policy: https://www.hsutx.edu/tuition-aid/business-office/refund-policy/) (Grading Policy page 24 of University Undergraduate Catalog https://www.hsutx.edu/academics/academic-resources/catalogs/)

29           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer II Classes

August 2021

5              Final Exams for Summer II

Residence Halls Close

23           Fall Semester Classes Begin

27           HSU Online Summer Session 2 Ends

September 2021

3              Doctor of Ministry Summer Session Ends