Long Session 2004-2005

The Academic Calendar of the University of Texas at Austin

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JULY 20 TUESDAY. Registration fee bills for the fall semester mailed to students.
AUGUST 11 WEDNESDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the fall semester by July 16. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
AUGUST 13 FRIDAY. Orientation for new international students.
AUGUST 15 SUNDAY. Orientation begins for new undergraduate students who are twenty-five years of age and older.
AUGUST 18 WEDNESDAY. Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.

Fall Semester 2004

AUGUST 19-20 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 24.
AUGUST 20 FRIDAY. University residence halls open at 9:00 am.
AUGUST 22 SUNDAY. Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their fees by August 11.
AUGUST 23

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 24.

University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.

AUGUST 24

TUESDAY. Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their fees by August 11.

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

Fee bills for students who registered after July 16 due no later than 5:00 pm.

AUGUST 25

WEDNESDAY. Classes begin.

International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship competition for the spring semester begins.

AUGUST 30

MONDAY. Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

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

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

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

SEPTEMBER 6 MONDAY. Labor Day holiday.
SEPTEMBER 10

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 or a law student may, with the required approvals, add a course.

SEPTEMBER 13 MONDAY. Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
SEPTEMBER 22 WEDNESDAY. Last day to drop a course without a possible academic penalty. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)
SEPTEMBER 24 FRIDAY. Second tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
SEPTEMBER 30 THURSDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the spring semester.
OCTOBER 1 FRIDAY. Application deadline for study abroad programs for the spring semester. Application deadline for International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship for study abroad programs.
OCTOBER 13 WEDNESDAY. Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
OCTOBER 20

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 or a law degree.

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

OCTOBER 21-22, 25-27 THURSDAY-FRIDAY, MONDAY-WEDNESDAY. Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
OCTOBER 22 FRIDAY. Final tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
OCTOBER 25-30, NOVEMBER 1-5 MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
NOVEMBER 9 TUESDAY. Registration fee bills for the spring semester distributed to students.
NOVEMBER 25-27 THURSDAY-SATURDAY. Thanksgiving holidays.
DECEMBER 3

FRIDAY. Last class day.

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

Last day a graduate student or a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a course or withdraw from the University.

DECEMBER 3-5 FRIDAY-SUNDAY. Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
DECEMBER 4 SATURDAY. Reading day in the School of Law.
DECEMBER 6-7, 12 MONDAY-TUESDAY, SUNDAY. No-class days.
DECEMBER 6-11, 13-17 MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
DECEMBER 8-11, 13-14 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
DECEMBER 15 WEDNESDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
DECEMBER 17 FRIDAY. Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
DECEMBER 18 SATURDAY. Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

Spring Semester 2005

JANUARY 5 WEDNESDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the spring semester. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
JANUARY 7 FRIDAY. Orientation for new international students.
JANUARY 9

SUNDAY. Orientation begins for new undergraduate students who are twenty-five years of age and older.

University residence halls open at 9:00 am.

JANUARY 10 MONDAY. Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
JANUARY 10-11 MONDAY-TUESDAY. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their fees.
JANUARY 12 WEDNESDAY. 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 14.
JANUARY 13

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 14.

University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.

JANUARY 14

FRIDAY. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who registered and paid their fees by January 5.

Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students not yet registered; to complete registration, fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm.

JANUARY 17 MONDAY. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
JANUARY 18

TUESDAY. Classes begin.

International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship competition for the summer session and the fall semester begins.

JANUARY 21

FRIDAY. Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)

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

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

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

FEBRUARY 2

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 or a law student may, with the required approvals, add a course.

FEBRUARY 3 THURSDAY. Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
FEBRUARY 14 MONDAY. Last day to drop a course without a possible academic penalty. (See General Information, chapter 4, for required approvals.)
FEBRUARY 15 TUESDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the summer session.
FEBRUARY 18 FRIDAY. Second tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
MARCH 1

TUESDAY. Application deadline for study abroad programs for the summer session and the fall semester.

Application deadline for International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship for study abroad programs.

MARCH 11 FRIDAY. Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
MARCH 14-19 MONDAY-SATURDAY. Spring break.
MARCH 25 FRIDAY. Final tuition installment payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
MARCH 28

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 or a law degree.

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

MARCH 31 THURSDAY. Priority date for student financial aid applications for the fall semester.
APRIL 13-15, 18-22 WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
APRIL 18-23, 25-29 MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-FRIDAY. Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
MAY 1 SUNDAY. Institute of International Education (IIE) Fulbright and other grants competition for the 2006-2007 academic year begins.
MAY 2

MONDAY. Last class day in the School of Law.

Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a course or withdraw from the University.

MAY 3

TUESDAY. Reading day in the School of Law.

Registration fee bills for the summer session distributed to students.

MAY 4-7, 9-14, 16-17 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
MAY 6

FRIDAY. Last class day except in the School of Law.

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

Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, drop a course or withdraw from the University.

MAY 9-10, 15 MONDAY-TUESDAY, SUNDAY. No-class days.
MAY 11-14, 16-17 WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, MONDAY-TUESDAY. Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
MAY 18 WEDNESDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am (except for graduating students).
MAY 19 THURSDAY. Payment deadline for students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
MAY 20 FRIDAY. Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
MAY 20-22 FRIDAY-SUNDAY. Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
MAY 21 SATURDAY. Commencement (official graduation date).
MAY 22 SUNDAY. University residence halls close at 9:00 am for graduating students.

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University of Texas at Austin

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