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 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
FALL 2021 Part of Term 1
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 2
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 3
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction August 23 September 27 November 1
Last day to add August 24 September 28 November 2
Last day for 100% refund August 24 September 28 November 2
Last day to drop a course without a "W" August 30* October 4* November 8*
Last day for 50% refund August 30* October 4* November 8*
Holiday: Labor Day September 6
Holiday: Veterans Day November 11
Last day to withdraw September 10 October 15 November 23
Holiday: Thanksgiving November 25
Holiday: Non-Instructional Day November 26
Last day of instruction September 24 October 29 December 9**
Last day of Part of Term (POT) September 24 October 29 December 9**
Last day for faculty to submit grades September 26 11:59PM October 31 11:59PM December 12 11:59PM

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

**Term extended to 26 days because of the holidays (updated 06/04/2020)