Academic Calendar

 

Academic Calendar by Semester

 
April 15 Registration for Fall Opens
August 10 Fall Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
August 28 Fall Term Begins
September 4 Labor Day Holiday
September 11 Take2 Term Begins
October 2 Registration for Spring and Winter Mini Term Opens
October 14 Second 8 Week Classes Begin
Nov. 22 - 24 Thanksgiving Holidays
Dec. 11 - Dec. 15  Final Exams
December 15 Fall Term Ends
December 17 Fall Commencement at Minute Maid Park
December 18 Winter Mini Term Begins
Dec. 21 - Jan. 1 Winter Break Holidays
January 4 Winter Mini Finals

 

October 2 Registration for Spring and Winter Mini Term Opens
January 4 Spring Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 16 Spring Term Begins 
January 29 Take2 Term Begins
February 8 College Community Day - No Day or Evening Classes
February 19  Registration for Summer Term Opens
March 11 - 17 Spring Break Holidays
March 18 Second 8 Week Classes Begin
March 29  Spring Holiday
May 6 - May 10 Final Exams
May 10 Spring Term Ends
May 10 Spring Commencement at NRG

 

February 19  Registration for Summer Term Opens
May 9 Summer Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
May 13  May Mini Term Begins
May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
May 31  May Mini Term Ends
June 3 First 5 Week Term Begins
June 19 Juneteenth Holiday
July 3  First 5 Week Ends 
July 4  Independence Day Holiday
July 8  Second 5 Week Term Begins
August 8  Second 5 Week Term Ends

 

April 1 Registration for Fall Opens
August 8 Fall Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
August 19 Fall Term Begins
September 2 Labor Day Holiday
September 3 Take2 Term Begins
September 30 Registration for Spring and Winter Mini Term Opens
October 14 /admissions/courses-registration/index.php
Nov. 25 - Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Holidays
Dec. 9 - Dec. 13  Final Exams
December 13 Fall Term Ends
December 13 Fall Commencement at Minute Maid Park
December 16 Winter Mini Term Begins
Dec. 23 - Jan. 1 Winter Break Holidays
January 2 Winter Mini Finals

 

September 30 Registration for Spring and Winter Mini Term Opens
January 2 Spring Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
January 13  Spring Term Begins
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 27 Take2 Term Begins
February 6 College Community Day - No Day or Evening Classes
February 17  Registration for Summer Term Opens
March 10 Second 8 Week Classes Begin
March 17 - 23 Spring Break Holidays
April 18  Spring Holiday
May 6 - May 9 Final Exams
May 9 Spring Term Ends
May 9 Spring Commencement at NRG

 

February 17  Registration for Summer Term Opens
May 8 Summer Payment Deadline / PAYGO begins
May 12  May Mini Term Begins
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday
May 30  May Mini Term Ends
June 2 First 5 Week Term Begins
June 19 Juneteenth Holiday
July 3  First 5 Week Ends 
July 4  Independence Day Holiday
July 7  Second 5 Week Term Begins
August 7 Second 5 Week Term Ends

 

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

16-week classes (full-length semester) will follow the Final Exam Schedule described below:

16-week classes that meet once a week - Faculty will give the final exam during normal class time during the 16th week.

16-week classes that meet twice a week - Faculty will choose from the three options below to meet the needs of their students.

  • Option 1: Students will take the final exam on Day 1 and class will not meet on Day 2.
  • Option 2: Students will take the final exam on Day 2. Faculty may schedule other class activities or give students a study day on Day 1.
  • Option 3: Students will take part 1 of the final exam on Day 1 and part 2 of the final exam on Day 2.

16-week classes that meet three time a week - Faculty will choose one of the two options below to meet the needs of their students.

  • Option 1: Faculty may hold class all three times during the 16th week to complete class activities and give the final exam.
  • Option 2: Faculty must hold class at least two times during the 16th week to complete class activities and give the final exam.

For all other parts of term, students will take the final exam on the last class meeting day.