Academic Calendar

  • The 10 University of Hawaiʻi campuses begin each semester on the same date and observe the same holidays.
  • If taking classes at more than one UH campus, students should check the academic calendar for that campus. Deadlines may vary at different campuses.
  • UH Online programs are offered either in full-term (semester-long) format or 5-weeks part of term format.

Full-Term Calendar

Part-of-Term Calendar

SPRING 2020 Part of Term 1
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 2
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 3
(5 Weeks)
Holiday: Presidents' Day February 17
First day of instruction January 13 February 18 March 30
Last day to add January 14 February 19 March 31
Last day for 100% refund January 14 February 19 March 31
Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 20
Last day to drop a course without a "W" January 20 February 24 April 6
Last day for 50% refund January 20 February 24 April 6
Holiday: Good Friday April 10
Last day to withdraw January 31 March 11 April 17
Spring Break March 16-20
Holiday: Prince Kuhio Day March 26
Last day of instruction February 14 March 27 May 1
Last day of Part of Term (POT) February 14 March 27 May 1
Last day for faculty to submit grades February 16 11:59PM
or February 17 11:59PM
March 29 11:59PM May 3 11:59PM
SUMMER SESSION I 2020 Part of Term
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction May 26
Last day to add May 27
Last day for 100% refund May 27
Last day to drop a course without a "W" June 1
Last day for 50% refund June 1
Holiday: King Kamehameha I Day June 11
Last day to withdraw June 15
Last day of instruction June 26
Last day of Part of Term (POT) June 26
Last day for faculty to submit grades June 28 11:59PM
SUMMER SESSION II 2020 Part of Term
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction July 6
Last day to add July 7
Last day for 100% refund July 7
Last day to drop a course without a "W" July 13
Last day for 50% refund July 13
Last day to withdraw July 24
Last day of instruction Aug 7
Last day of Part of Term (POT) Aug 7
Last day for faculty to submit grades Aug 9 11:59PM
FALL 2020 Part of Term 1
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 2
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 3
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction August 24 September 28 November 2
Holiday: Election Day November 3
Last day to add August 25 September 29 November 3
Last day for 100% refund August 25 September 29 November 3
Last day to drop a course without a "W" August 31 October 5 November 9
Last day for 50% refund August 31 October 5 November 9
Holiday: Veterans Day November 11
Holiday: Labor Day September 7
Last day to withdraw September 11 October 16 November 24
Holiday: Thanksgiving November 26
Holiday: Non-Instructional Day November 27
Last day of instruction September 25 October 30 December 11
Last day of Part of Term (POT) September 25 October 30 December 11
Last day for faculty to submit grades September 27 11:59PM November 1 11:59PM December 13 11:59PM
SPRING 2021 Part of Term 1
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 2
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 3
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction January 11 February 16 March 29
Last day to add January 12 February 17 March 30
Last day for 100% refund January 12 February 17 March 30
Holiday: Good Friday April 2
Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 18
Last day to drop a course without a "W" January 18* February 22 April 5
Last day for 50% refund January 18* February 22 April 5
Last day to withdraw January 29 March 9 April 16
Spring Break March 15-19
Last day of instruction February 12 March 25 April 30
Last day of Part of Term (POT) February 12 March 25 April 30
Holiday: Prince Kuhio Day March 26
Last day for faculty to submit grades February 14 11:59PM March 28 11:59PM May 2 11:59PM

*The calculated date for this deadline falls on the weekend, so the deadline is set for the following business day.

SUMMER SESSION I 2021 Part of Term
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction May 24
Last day to add May 25
Last day for 100% refund May 25
Last day to drop a course without a "W" May 31*
Last day for 50% refund May 31*
Holiday: Memorial Day May 31
Holiday: King Kamehameha I Day June 11
Last day to withdraw June 11
Last day of instruction June 25
Last day of Part of Term (POT) June 25
Last day for faculty to submit grades June 27 11:59PM

*The calculated date for this deadline falls on the weekend, so the deadline is set for the following business day.

SUMMER SESSION II 2021 Part of Term
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction July 6
Last day to add July 7
Last day for 100% refund July 7
Last day to drop a course without a "W" July 12
Last day for 50% refund July 12
Last day to withdraw July 27
Holidays/Non-instructional days None
Last day of instruction August 6
Last day of Part of Term (POT) August 6
Last day for faculty to submit grades Sun, August 8 11:59PM