Long Session 2000-2001

The Academic Calendar of the University of Texas at Austin


 
  • Fall Semester 2000
        First class day
        Labor Day holiday
        Thanksgiving holidays
        Last class day
        Final exams
  • Spring Semester 2001
        Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
        First class day
        Spring break
        Last class day
        Final exams
        Commencement and graduation exercises

  • JULY 25 TUESDAY. Registration fee bills for the fall semester mailed to students.
    AUGUST 16 WEDNESDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the fall semester by July 21. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
    AUGUST 18 FRIDAY. International student orientation--new students only.
    AUGUST 22 TUESDAY. Orientation and testing begin.

    Graduate student orientation--new students only.

    Fall Semester 2000

    AUGUST 24-25 THURSDAY-FRIDAY. Registration for the fall semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered; to complete registration, fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm on August 29.
    AUGUST 25 FRIDAY. University residence halls open at 9:00 am.
    AUGUST 27 SUNDAY. Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their fees by August 16.
    AUGUST 28 MONDAY. Registration for the fall semester for continuing students who have not yet registered; to complete registration, fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm on August 29.

    University Health Services benefits become available to all students.

    AUGUST 29 TUESDAY. Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their fees by August 16.

    Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia for the fall semester.

    Fee bills for students who registered after July 21 due no later than 5:00 pm.

    AUGUST 30 WEDNESDAY. Classes begin.
    SEPTEMBER 4 MONDAY. Labor Day holiday.
    SEPTEMBER 5 TUESDAY. Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration require the approval of the chairman and usually the student's dean. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

    Last day undergraduate students may register without the approval of the registrar.

    Last day graduate students may register and pay fees without the approval of the graduate dean.

    SEPTEMBER 15 FRIDAY. Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.

    Last day an undergraduate student may add a course except for rare and extenuating circumstances.

    Payment for added courses (add bill) due.

    Last day to drop a course for a possible refund. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

    Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a course.

    SEPTEMBER 18 MONDAY. Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
    SEPTEMBER 27 WEDNESDAY. Last day to drop a course without a possible academic penalty. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

    Second tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.

    SEPTEMBER 30 SATURDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the spring semester.
    OCTOBER 1 SUNDAY. Application deadline for Study Abroad Program for the spring semester.
    OCTOBER 7 SATURDAY. International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship competition for the spring semester begins.
    OCTOBER 18 WEDNESDAY. Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
    OCTOBER 25 WEDNESDAY. Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a course except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.

    Last day a student may change registration in a course to or from the pass/fail or credit/no credit basis.

    Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.

    Last day an undergraduate student or a law student may register in absentia.

    OCTOBER 26-27, OCTOBER 30- NOVEMBER 1 THURSDAY-FRIDAY, MONDAY-WEDNESDAY. Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
    OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 11 MONDAY-SATURDAY (two weeks, excluding Sunday). Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
    NOVEMBER 1 WEDNESDAY. Final tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
    NOVEMBER 14 TUESDAY. Registration fee bills for the spring semester mailed to students.
    NOVEMBER 17 FRIDAY. Deadline for master's degree candidates to have all incompletes removed from their Programs of Work; grade change forms must be submitted by instructors to the Office of Graduate Studies by this date.
    NOVEMBER 23-25 THURSDAY-SATURDAY. Thanksgiving holidays.
    DECEMBER 8 FRIDAY. Last class day.

    Last day to submit master's report, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.

    Last day a graduate student may, with the approval of the instructor, the graduate advisor, and the graduate dean, drop a course.

    DECEMBER 8-10 FRIDAY-SUNDAY. Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
    DECEMBER 9 SATURDAY. Reading day in the School of Law.
    DECEMBER 11-12, 17 MONDAY-TUESDAY, SUNDAY. No-class days.
    DECEMBER 11-16, 18-23 MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-SATURDAY. Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
    DECEMBER 13 WEDNESDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the spring semester. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
    DECEMBER 13-16, 18-19 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
    DECEMBER 19-21 TUESDAY-THURSDAY. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their fees.
    DECEMBER 20 WEDNESDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
    DECEMBER 22 FRIDAY. Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
    DECEMBER 23 SATURDAY. Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

    Spring Semester 2001

    JANUARY 5 FRIDAY. International student orientation--new students only.
    JANUARY 5, 8 FRIDAY, MONDAY. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their fees.
    JANUARY 7 SUNDAY. New student orientation begins.

    University residence halls open at 9:00 am.

    JANUARY 8 MONDAY. Credit by exam and required placement testing begins.
    JANUARY 9 TUESDAY. Registration for the spring semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered; to complete registration, fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm on January 12.

    Graduate student orientation--new students only.

    JANUARY 10-11 WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY. Registration for the spring semester for continuing students who have not yet registered; to complete registration, fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm on January 12.
    JANUARY 11 THURSDAY. University Health Services benefits become available to all students.
    JANUARY 12 FRIDAY. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who registered and paid their fees by December 13.

    Fee bills for students who registered after November 11 due no later than 5:00 pm.

    JANUARY 15 MONDAY. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
    JANUARY 16 TUESDAY. Classes begin.
    JANUARY 19 FRIDAY. Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration require the approval of the chairman and usually the student's dean. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

    Last day undergraduate students may register without the approval of the registrar.

    Last day graduate students may register and pay fees without the approval of the graduate dean.

    JANUARY 31 WEDNESDAY. Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.

    Last day an undergraduate student may add a course except for rare and extenuating circumstances.

    Payment for added courses (add bill) due.

    Last day to drop a course for a possible refund. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

    Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a course.

    FEBRUARY 1 THURSDAY. Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
    FEBRUARY 3 SATURDAY. International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship competition for the summer session and the fall semester begins.
    FEBRUARY 12 MONDAY. Last day to drop a course without a possible academic penalty. (See General Information,chapter 4, for required approvals.)
    FEBRUARY 14 WEDNESDAY. Second tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
    FEBRUARY 15 THURSDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the summer session.
    MARCH 1 THURSDAY. Application deadline for Study Abroad Program for the summer session and the fall semester.
    MARCH 9 FRIDAY. Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
    MARCH 12-17 MONDAY-SATURDAY. Spring break.
    MARCH 21 WEDNESDAY. Final tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
    MARCH 26 MONDAY. Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a course except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.

    Last day a student may change registration in a course to or from the pass/fail or credit/no credit basis.

    Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.

    Last day an undergraduate student or a law student may register in absentia.

    MARCH 31 SATURDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the fall semester.
    APRIL 11-13, 16-20 WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
    APRIL 13 FRIDAY. Deadline for master's degree candidates to have all incompletes removed from their Programs of Work; grade change forms must be submitted by instructors to the Office of Graduate Studies by this date.
    APRIL 16-21 MONDAY-SATURDAY. Registration for the summer session for continuing and readmitted students.
    APRIL 23-MAY 5 MONDAY-SATURDAY (two weeks, excluding Sunday). Registration for the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
    APRIL 24 TUESDAY. Registration fee bills for the summer session mailed to students.
    APRIL 30 MONDAY. Last class day in the School of Law.
    MAY 1 TUESDAY. Reading day in the School of Law.

    Institute of International Education (IIE) Fulbright and other grants competition for the 2001-2002 academic year begins.

    MAY 2-5, 7-12, 14-15 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
    MAY 4 FRIDAY. Last class day except in the School of Law.

    Last day to submit master's report, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.

    Last day a graduate student may, with the approval of the instructor, the graduate adviser, and the graduate dean, drop a course.

    MAY 7-8, 13 MONDAY-TUESDAY, SUNDAY. No-class days.
    MAY 9-12, 14-15 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
    MAY 15 TUESDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
    MAY 16 WEDNESDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am (except for graduating students).
    MAY 18 FRIDAY. Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
    MAY 18-19 FRIDAY-SATURDAY. Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
    MAY 19 SATURDAY. Commencement (official graduation date).
    MAY 20 SUNDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am for graduating students.

    The University of Texas at Austin
    Office of the Registrar
    Official Publications
    September 1, 1999
    Revised November 17, 2000

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