Academic Calendar for Graduate Courses

The Houston Baptist University academic school year consists of three (3) academic semesters; Summer, Fall, and Spring. The dates listed on this calendar are for residential graduate students.

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

  • March 2, 2020 for residential graduate students

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

  • October 5, 2020 for residential graduate students

*Scholarship deadlines may vary by scholarship. Please see our Scholarships page for more information about specific scholarship deadlines.

Summer Semester 2020-2021

Scholarship Deadline* 04/15/20
Application Deadline 05/01/20
Registration Deadline 06/05/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 05/25/20
Start Date 06/01/20
End Date 08/07/20
Final Grades Due 08/10/20
Summer Commencement Postponed

Fall Semester 2020-2021

Scholarship Deadline* 07/01/20
Application Deadline 08/01/20
Registration Deadline 08/28/20
Financial Commitment Deadline 08/17/20
Start Date 08/24/20
End Date 12/11/20
Final Grades Due 12/14/20
Fall Commencement 12/12/20

Spring Semester 2020-2021

Scholarship Deadline* 11/01/20
Application Deadline 01/01/21
Registration Deadline 01/22/21
Financial Commitment Deadline 01/12/20
Start Date 01/19/21
End Date 05/14/21
Final Grades Due 05/17/21
Spring Commencement 05/15/21