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 2019/2020 academic year on:

  • March 4, 2019 for online and graduate students

Registration opens for the Spring semester in the 2019/2020 academic year on:

  • October 7, 2019 for online and graduate students

Spring Semester 2018-2019

Term 1

201850

Acceptance Deadline 12/17/18
Registration Deadline 01/02/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/07/19
Student Course Access 01/11/19
Start Date 01/14/19
End Date 03/08/19
Final Grades Due 03/11/19
Spring Commencement 05/11/19

Term 2

201850

Acceptance Deadline 02/18/19
Registration Deadline 03/06/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/11/19
Student Course Access 03/15/19
Start Date 03/18/19
End Date 05/10/19
Final Grades Due 05/13/19
Spring Commencement 05/11/19

Summer Semester 2019-2020

Term 1

201910

Acceptance Deadline 04/15/19
Registration Deadline 05/01/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 05/06/19
Student Course Access 05/10/19
Start Date 05/13/19
End Date 07/05/19
Final Grades Due 07/08/19
Summer Commencement 08/10/19

Term 2

201910

Acceptance Deadline 06/03/19
Registration Deadline 06/19/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 06/24/19
Student Course Access 06/28/19
Start Date 07/01/19
End Date 08/23/19
Final Grades Due 08/26/19
Summer Commencement 08/10/19

 


Fall Semester 2019-2020

Term 1

201930

Acceptance Deadline 07/29/19
Registration Deadline 08/14/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 08/19/19
Student Course Access 08/23/19
Start Date 08/26/19
End Date 10/18/19
Final Grades Due 10/21/19
Fall Commencement 12/14/19

 

Term 2

201930

Acceptance Deadline 09/23/19
Registration Deadline 10/09/19
Financial Commitment Deadline 10/14/19
Student Course Access 10/18/19
Start Date 10/21/19
End Date 12/13/19
Final Grades Due 12/16/19
Fall Commencement 12/14/19

 


Spring Semester 2019-2020

Term 1

201950

Acceptance Deadline 12/16/19
Registration Deadline 01/02/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/06/20
Student Course Access 01/10/20
Start Date 01/13/20
End Date 03/06/20
Final Grades Due 03/09/20
Spring Commencement 05/09/20

Term 2

201950

Acceptance Deadline 02/17/20
Registration Deadline 03/04/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/09/20
Student Course Access 03/13/20
Start Date 03/16/20
End Date 05/08/20
Final Grades Due 05/11/20
Spring Commencement 05/09/20
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