UTRGV Dates and Deadlines


Fall 2016 Term (August 29 – December 15)

Apr 18 Registration begins
Aug 24 Payment Due
Aug 26 Waitlist ends

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 100% refund

Aug 29 Fall classes begin
Sept 1 Last day to add or register for Fall classes
Aug 29 – Sept 2 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 75% refund
Sept 5 Labor Day Holiday, no classes
Sept 6 - Sept 12 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 75% refund
Sept 14 Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
Sept 13 - Sept 19 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 50% refund
Sept 20 - Sept 26 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 25% refund
Nov 17 Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
Nov 24 - Nov 25 Thanksgiving Holiday, no classes
Dec 8 Study Day, no classes
Dec 9 – Dec 15 Final Exams
Dec 16 - Dec 17 Commencement exercises
Dec 19 Grades due by 3:00 p.m.

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Spring 2017 Term (Jan 17 – May 11)

Nov 14 Registration begins
Jan 11 Payment Due
Jan 13 Waitlist ends

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 100% refund

Jan 16 Martin Luther King Holiday. No Classes
Jan 17 Spring classes begin
Jan 17 – Jan 23 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 75% refund
Jan 20 Last day to add or register for Spring classes
Jan 24 – Jan 30 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 75% refund
Jan 31 – Feb 6 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 50% refund
Feb 1 Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
Feb 7 – Feb 13 To withdraw (drop all Spring classes) for a 25% refund
Mar 13 – Mar 17 Spring Break, no classes
April 13 Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
Apr 14 – Apr 15 Easter Holiday, no classes
May 4 Study Day, no classes
May 5 – 11 Final Exams
May 12 - May 13 Commencement exercises
May 15 Grades due by 3:00 p.m.

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SUMMER 2017

Mini 2017 Term (May 15 – June 2)

Limited to special learning experiences such as study abroad/away, internships, research initiatives, service learning, etc.

No lecture courses will be offered during the miniterm.

Mar 27 Registration Opens
May 10 Payment Due
May 12 Waitlist ends

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for 100% refund

May 15 Mini-term classes begin

Last day to add a class or register for miniterm
Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 80% refund

May 16 Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
To withdraw (drop all classes) for a 50% refund
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday, no classes
May 30 Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
June 2 Final Exams
June 5 Grades due

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Summer I 2017 Term (June 5 – July 11)

Mar 27 (Mon.) Registration Begins
May 31 (Wed.)

Payment Due

Waitlist ends

June 2 (Fri.)

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 100% refund

June 5 (Mon.)

Summer I classes begin. Official first Class Day.

Day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 80% refund 

June 6 (Tues.) 

Last day to add a class or register for Summer I classes. 

Day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 50% refund

June 8 (Thurs.) Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
June 30 (Fri.) Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
July 4 (Tues.) Independence Day. No Classes.
July 10 (Mon.) Study Day. No Classes.
July 11 (Tues.) Final Exams
July 12 (Wed.) Grades due

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Summer II 2017 Term (July 13 – August 18)

Mar 27 Registration opens
July 10

Payment Due

Waitlist Ends

July 12 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 100% refund
July 13

Summer II classes begin. Official First Class Day.

Day to withdraw (drop all Summer II classes) for a 80% refund

July 14

Last day to add or register for Summer II classes

Day to withdraw (drop all Summer II classes) for a 50% refund

July 18 Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
Aug 8 Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
Aug 17 Study day (no classes)
Aug 18 Final Exams
Aug 21 Grades due
  No Commencement ceremony (Candidates enrolled in summer and within 6 hours of degree completion are invited to attend Spring commencement. Others will be invited to fall commencement.)

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Summer III 2017 session (June 5 – Aug 18)

Mar 27 Registration opens
May 31

Payment Due

Waitlist ends

June 2

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for a 100% refund

June 5 Summer III classes begin. Official First Class Day.
June 6 Last day to add or register for Summer III classes
June 5 – June 9 Period to withdraw (drop all Summer III classes) for a 80% refund
June 12 – June 16 Period to withdraw (drop all Summer III classes) for a 70% refund
June 20 Census day (last day to drop without it appearing on the transcript)
June 19 – June 23 Period to withdraw (drop all Summer III classes) for a 50% refund
June 26 – June 30 Period to withdraw (drop all Summer III classes) for a 25% refund
July 28 Last day to drop (DR grade) a class or withdraw (grade of W)
Aug 17 Study day (no classes)
Aug 18 Final Exams
Aug 21 Grades due
No Commencement ceremony (Candidates enrolled in summer and within 6 hours of degree completion are invited to attend Spring commencement. Others will be invited to fall commencement.)

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