Academic Calendar for Online Courses

The Houston Baptist University academic school year consists of three (3) academic semesters; Summer, Fall, and Spring.  Within each semester, there are two 8-week terms in which students studying online may complete courses.

Registration opens for Summer and Fall semesters in the 2020/2021 academic year on:

  • March 2, 2020 for online and graduate students

Registration opens for the Spring semester in the 2020/2021 academic year on:

  • October 5, 2020 for online and graduate students

Spring Semester 2020-2021

Term 1

202050

Acceptance Deadline 12/21/20
Registration Deadline 01/11/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/15/21
Student Course Access 01/11/21
Start Date 01/18/21
End Date 03/14/21
Final Grades Due 03/15/21
Spring Commencement 05/15/21

Term 2

202050

Acceptance Deadline 02/22/21
Registration Deadline 03/15/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/19/21
Student Course Access 03/15/21
Start Date 03/22/21
End Date 05/16/21
Final Grades Due 05/17/21
Summer Commencement 05/15/21

 


Summer Semester 2021-2022

Term 1

202110

Acceptance Deadline 04/19/21
Registration Deadline 05/10/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 05/14/21
Student Course Access 05/10/21
Start Date 05/17/21
End Date 07/11/21
Final Grades Due 07/12/21
Summer Commencement 08/07/21

 

Term 2

202110

Acceptance Deadline 06/07/21
Registration Deadline 06/28/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 07/02/21
Student Course Access 06/28/21
Start Date 07/05/21
End Date 08/29/21
Final Grades Due 08/30/21
Summer Commencement 08/07/21

 


Fall Semester 2021-2022

Term 1

202130

Acceptance Deadline 07/26/21
Registration Deadline 08/16/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 08/20/21
Student Course Access 08/16/21
Start Date 08/23/21
End Date 10/17/21
Final Grades Due 10/18/21
Fall Commencement 12/11/21

Term 2

202130

Acceptance Deadline 09/20/21
Registration Deadline 10/11/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 10/15/21
Student Course Access 10/11/21
Start Date 10/18/21
End Date 12/12/21
Final Grades Due 12/13/21
Fall Commencement 12/11/21