Academic Calendar for Online Courses

The Houston Christian University academic school year consists of three (3) academic semesters – Summer, Fall, and Spring.  Within each semester, there are two 8-week terms in which students studying online may complete courses. (Few courses may be offered in 16-week terms; please refer to the University Catalog or inquire with your advisor.)

Registration opens for Summer and Fall semesters in the 2023/2024 academic year on February 15, 2023 for online and graduate students.

Registration opens for the Spring semester in the 2023/2024 academic year in September.

March 20—May 14, 2023

Acceptance Deadline 02/20/23
Registration Deadline 03/06/23
Financial Settlement Deadline 03/13/23 (2:00 PM CST)
Student Course Access 03/13/23
Start Date 03/20/23
Census Date; Last day to withdraw without a “W” 03/25/23
Last day to withdraw with a “W” 04/23/23
End Date 05/14/23
Final Grades Due 05/15/23
Spring Commencement 05/12/23