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 2019-2020

Term 1

201950

Acceptance Deadline 12/16/19
Registration Deadline 01/06/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/10/20
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 03/09/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 03/13/20
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

Summer Semester 2020-2021

Term 1

202010

Acceptance Deadline 04/13/20
Registration Deadline 05/04/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 05/08/20
Student Course Access 05/04/20
Start Date 05/11/20
End Date 07/05/20
Final Grades Due 07/06/20
Summer Commencement 08/08/20

Term 2

202010

Acceptance Deadline 06/01/20
Registration Deadline 06/22/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 06/26/20
Student Course Access 06/22/20
Start Date 06/29/20
End Date 08/23/20
Final Grades Due 08/04/20
Summer Commencement 08/08/20

 


Fall Semester 2020-2021

Term 1

202030

Acceptance Deadline 07/27/20
Registration Deadline 08/17/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 08/21/20
Student Course Access 08/17/20
Start Date 08/24/20
End Date 10/18/20
Final Grades Due 10/19/20
Fall Commencement 12/12/20

 

Term 2

202030

Acceptance Deadline 09/21/20
Registration Deadline 10/12/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 10/16/20
Student Course Access 10/12/20
Start Date 10/19/20
End Date 12/11/20
Final Grades Due 12/12/20
Fall Commencement 12/12/20

 


Spring Semester 2020-2021

Term 1

202050

Acceptance Deadline 12/21/20
Registration Deadline 01/12/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/15/21
Student Course Access 01/12/21
Start Date 01/19/21
End Date 03/14/21
Final Grades Due 03/15/21
Spring Commencement 05/16/21

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 05/15/21
Final Grades Due 05/17/21
Spring Commencement 05/16/21
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