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

FALL 2019 Part of Term 1
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 2
(5 Weeks)
Part of Term 3
(5 Weeks)
First day of instruction August 26 September 30 November 4
Last day to add August 27 October 1 November 5
Last day for 100% refund August 27 October 1 November 5
Holiday: Labor Day September 2
Holiday: Veterans Day November 11
Last day to drop a course without a "W" September 3* October 7* November 12*
Last day for 50% refund September 3* October 7* November 12*
Last day to withdraw September 13 October 18 November 27
Holiday: Thanksgiving November 28
Holiday: Non-Instructional Day November 29
Last day of instruction September 27 November 1 December 13
Last day for faculty to submit grades September 29 11:59PM November 3 11:59PM December 15 11:59PM
*The calculated date for this deadline falls on the weekend, so the deadline is set for the following business day.
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 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 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 for faculty to submit grades Aug 9 11:59PM