January Term Registration and Deadlines

Course Load Policy

Due to the intensive format of January Term, ALL students are limited to registering for one* course and a maximum of 4 credits.

*One Course Exception: Students may register for more than one course provided the courses DO NOT meet concurrently and the total credits DO NOT exceed the 4 credit maximum.

Deadlines January Term 2021

  • October 19: Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. No RAC, instructor or advisor signature required.
    Students without Webcat accounts must register by phone or email registrars.office@unh.edu.
    Payment due at time of registration for non-degree students; degree students will be billed.
  • December 23: Noon deadline for students without Webcat accounts registering for any courses beginning Dec 28. Must register by phone or email registrars.office@unh.edu.
  • December 24 - January 1: Offices closed. Regular business hours resume Jan 4.
  • December 28: Online courses begin.
  • January 4: LAST DAY to ADD or DROP classes on Webcat. Webcat registration closes at 11:59 pm.
  • January 4: LAST DAY to DROP with REFUND. Full tuition and fees refunded. Refund policies may vary for a study away course.
  • January 7: LAST DAY to DROP without petition. No refund available. Send email to registrars.office@unh.edu and copy your instructor.
    Note: Courses dropped between January 7-8 by approved petition will result in a 'W' on transcript.
  • January 8: Mid-semester. Note: Courses dropped by approved petitions after this date will result in a 'WP' (passing) or 'WF' (failing) grade. 'WF' does affect GPA.
  • January 22: Classes end.
  • February 5: Faculty grade submission deadline at Noon.

Registration instructions

Note: Pass/Fail option is available for degree students only. 
pass/fail form
Auditing a course is not permitted during January Term.

UNH Students
Register online via WEBCAT.
Study abroad permission form if applicable

Non-UNH Students (students without a Webcat account)

In-Person: Office of the Registrar, 11 Garrison Ave., Stoke Hall, Room 180, Durham.

Phone: (603) 862-2015 or 1-800-313-5327

Payment Methods & Information