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 2021/2022 academic year on:

  • March 7, 2021 for online and graduate students

Registration opens for the Spring semester in the 2022/2023 academic year on:

  • October 4, 2021 for online and graduate students

Spring Semester 2021-2022

Term 1

202150

Acceptance Deadline 12/20/21
Registration Deadline 01/10/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/14/22
Student Course Access 01/10/22
Start Date 01/18/22
End Date 03/13/22
Final Grades Due 03/14/22
Spring Commencement 05/14/22

Term 2

202150

Acceptance Deadline 02/21/22
Registration Deadline 03/14/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/18/22
Student Course Access 03/14/22
Start Date 03/21/22
End Date 05/15/22
Final Grades Due 05/16/22
Spring Commencement 05/14/22

Summer Semester 2022-2023

Term 1

202210

Acceptance Deadline 04/18/22
Registration Deadline 05/09/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 05/13/22
Student Course Access 05/09/22
Start Date 05/16/22
End Date 07/10/22
Final Grades Due 07/11/22
Summer Commencement

Term 2

202210

Acceptance Deadline 06/06/22
Registration Deadline 06/28/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 07/01/22
Student Course Access 06/28/22
Start Date 07/05/22
End Date 08/28/22
Final Grades Due 08/29/22
Summer Commencement

Fall Semester 2022-2023

Term 1

202230

Acceptance Deadline 07/29/22
Registration Deadline 08/22/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 08/26/22
Student Course Access 08/22/22
Start Date 08/29/22
End Date 10/23/22
Final Grades Due 10/24/22
Fall Commencement

Term 2

202230

Acceptance Deadline 09/26/22
Registration Deadline 10/17/22
Financial Commitment Deadline 10/21/22
Student Course Access 10/17/22
Start Date 10/24/22
End Date 12/18/22
Final Grades Due 12/19/22
Fall Commencement

Spring Semester 2022-2023

Term 1

202250

Acceptance Deadline 12/19/22
Registration Deadline 01/09/23
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/13/23
Student Course Access 01/09/23
Start Date 01/17/23
End Date 03/12/23
Final Grades Due 03/13/23
Spring Commencement

Term 2

202250

Acceptance Deadline 02/21/23
Registration Deadline 03/13/23
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/17/23
Student Course Access 03/13/23
Start Date 03/20/23
End Date 05/14/23
Final Grades Due 05/15/23
Spring Commencement