Oct 27, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21

Academic Calendar


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Academic Calendar 2020-21                                        

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For additional academic calendar information, visit https://calendar.ohio.edu/site/academiccalendar.
Dates are subject to change at the discretion of Ohio University.

Note: Deadlines are 5:00 p.m. EST on the date indicated (unless otherwise noted). However, online transactions may be processed beyond 5:00 p.m. EST if the online system is available. Deadlines are prorated for classes that do not meet for the full semester.

Fall Semester 2020-21

August 24 - December 12, 2020                                         

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August 21, Friday

Fall semester tuition and fees due for students registered by July 31

August 23, Sunday

Last day to cancel registration for fall semester (remove all courses and fees)
Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.

August 24, Monday

Fall semester opening date – classes begin on all campuses

August 28, Friday

Last day to add a fall semester class without instructor’s approval

September 4, Friday

Last day to register for fall semester. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150 penalty* for retroactive registration correction. *Pending Board of Trustees approval                                     

Last day to add a fall semester class (instructor’s permission required)

Last day to remove (drop) a fall semester class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment.
Note: From September 5 - October 30, students may withdraw from one or more fall semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for fall semester (all fall semester courses removed from the student’s academic record)

Last day to apply for or change a grading option for fall semester class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)

Last day for removing Incomplete grades incurred during last enrollment (if not removed, I grade will change to F)

September 5, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more fall semester classes through October 30, (last day to withdraw from an individual class).
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

September 7, Monday

Labor Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

September 28, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for fall semester. Note: Official degree conferral date and fall commencement are December 12. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine* to have their graduation application processed. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

October 2, Friday

Fall Break (classes not in session; University is open)

October 9, Friday

Last day to change college/major for fall semester

October 30, Friday

Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your fall semester schedule.
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

November 11, Wednesday

Veterans Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

November 25, Wednesday

Thanksgiving Break begins - classes not in session

November 25 – November 29

Thanksgiving Break - classes not in session

November 26, Thursday

Thanksgiving Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

November 27, Friday

Columbus Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

November 30, Monday

Classes resume

December 4, Friday

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) from the University for fall semester (contact college or regional campus student services offices)
Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.

December 5, Saturday

        Last day of classes for fall semester

December 7 – 12

Fall semester examination period

December 12, Saturday

Fall semester closing date
Official degree conferral date
Fall Commencement

December 16, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates

December 17, Thursday

Fall semester grades available

December 19, Saturday

Fall semester probation status available

December 25 - January 1

Winter Break Closure (University closed)

Spring Semester 2020-21

January 11 - May 1, 2021                                        

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January 10, Sunday

Last day to cancel registration for spring semester (remove all courses and fees).
Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.

January 11, Monday

Spring semester opening date – classes begin on all campuses

January 15, Friday

Last day to add a spring semester class without instructor’s approval

January 18, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

January 21, Tuesday

Spring semester tuition and fees due for students registered by December 31

January 22, Friday

Last day to register for spring semester. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty* for retroactive registration correction. *Pending Board of Trustees approval  

Last day to add a spring semester class (instructor’s permission required)

Last day to remove (drop) a spring semester class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment.
Note: January 23 – March 26, students may withdraw from one or more spring semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for spring semester (all spring semester courses removed from the student’s academic record)

Last day to apply for or change a grading option for spring semester class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)

Last day for removing Incomplete grades incurred during last enrollment (if not removed, I grade will change to F)

January 23, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more spring semester classes through March 26 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

February 15, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for spring semester. Note: Official degree conferral dates and spring commencements are: April 30 (graduate), May 1 (undergraduate), May 8 (Osteopathic Medicine). Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine* to have their graduation application processed. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

February 26, Friday

Last day to change college/major for spring semester

March 7 – 13

Spring Break – classes not in session

March 15, Monday

Classes resume

March 26, Friday

Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your spring semester schedule
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

April 23, Friday

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) from the University for spring semester (contact college or regional campus student services office)
Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.

April 24, Saturday

Last day of classes for spring semester

April 26 – April 30

Spring semester examination period

April 30, Friday

Spring Graduate Commencement
Official degree conferral date for graduate degrees

May 1, Saturday

Spring semester closing date

Spring Undergraduate Commencement

Official degree conferral date for undergraduate degrees

May 5, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates

May 6, Thursday

Spring semester grades available

May 8, Saturday

Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement and official degree conferral date
Spring semester probation status available
 

Summer Semester 2020-21

May 10 - August 14, 2021                                        

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Summer Session I (First Summer Session May 10 - June 26)                                         

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May 9, Sunday

Last day to cancel registration for first summer session (remove all courses and fees)
Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.

May 10, Monday

First summer session opening date – classes begin on all campuses

May 14, Friday

Last day to register for first summer session. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty* for retroactive registration correction. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

Last day to add a first summer session class

Last day to remove (drop) a first summer session class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment
Note: May 15 – June 11, students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for first summer session (all first summer session courses removed from the student’s academic record)

Last day to apply for or change a grading option for first summer session class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)

May 15, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes through June 11 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of withdrawn and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

May 21, Friday

Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30

May 31, Monday

Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

June 11, Friday

Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your first summer session schedule.
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

June 25, Friday

Last day to change college/major for summer session I

Last day to withdraw (drop all first session classes) from the University for first summer session (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.

First summer session students planning to graduate summer semester should apply for graduation.
Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester.

June 26, Saturday

Last day of classes and closing date for first summer session
Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class.

June 30, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all first summer session grades

July 1, Thursday

First summer session grades available

July 5, Monday

Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 12, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine* to have their graduation application processed. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

August 21, Saturday

Summer probation status available

Summer Session II (Second Summer Session June 28 - August 14)                                        

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May 21, Friday

Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30

June 25, Friday

Last day to change college/major for summer session II

June 27, Sunday

Last day to cancel registration for second summer session (remove all courses and fees)
Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.

June 28, Monday

Second summer session opening date – classes begin on all campuses

July 2, Friday

Last day to register for second summer session. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty* for retroactive registration correction. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

Last day to add a second summer session class

Last day to remove (drop) a second summer session class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment
Note: July 3– July 30, students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for second summer session (all second summer session courses removed from the student’s academic record)

Last day to apply for or change a grading option for second summer session class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)

July 3, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes through July 30 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of withdrawn and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

July 5, Monday

Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 12, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine* to have their graduation application processed. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

July 30, Friday

Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your second summer session schedule
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

August 13, Friday

Last day to withdraw (drop all second summer session classes) from the University for second summer session (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.

August 14, Saturday

Last day of classes and closing date for second summer session
Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class.

Official degree conferral date for summer sessions and full summer semester
Note: Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester

August 18, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all second summer session grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates.

August 19, Thursday

Second summer session grades available

August 21, Saturday

Summer probation status available 

Full Summer Semester 2020-21

May 10 - August 14, 2021                                     

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May 9, Sunday

Last day to cancel registration for full summer semester (remove all courses and fees)
Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.

May 10, Monday

Full summer semester opening date – classes begin on all campuses

May 14, Friday

Last day to add a full summer semester class without instructor’s approval

May 21, Friday

Last day to register for full summer semester. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty* for retroactive registration correction. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

Last day to add a full summer semester class (instructor’s permission required)

Last day to remove (drop) a full summer semester class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment
Note: May 22 – July 16 students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for full summer semester (all full summer semester courses removed from the student’s academic record)

Last day to apply for or change a grading option for full summer semester class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)

Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30

May 22, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes through July 16 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of withdrawn and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

May 31, Monday

Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

June 25, Friday

Last day to change college/major for full summer semester

July 5, Monday

Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 12, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine* to have their graduation application processed. *Pending Board of Trustees approval

July 16, Friday

Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your full summer semester schedule
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

August 13, Friday

Last day to withdraw (drop all full summer semester classes) from the University for full summer semester (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.

August 14, Saturday

Last day of classes  and closing date for full summer semester.
Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class.

Official degree conferral date for summer sessions and full summer semester

August 18, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all full summer semester grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates.

August 19, Thursday

Full summer semester grades available

August 21, Saturday

Summer probation status available
 

 

 

 

 

 

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