University Registrar

Academic Calendar

Ohio State converted to semesters effective Summer 2012.

The calendar was last updated on October 2, 2013 and is subject to change. For questions, contact the University Registrar.

ACADEMIC YEAR (SEMESTERS)
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
AUTUMN SEMESTER
Autumn 2014
Autumn 2015
Autumn 2016
Autumn 2017
Autumn 2018
Autumn 2019

Initial Fee Due Date

 
Aug 20 (W)
Aug 18 (T)
Aug 16 (T)
Aug 15 (T)
Aug 14 (T)
Aug 13 (T)

Semester and first-session classes begin

 
Aug 27 (W)
Aug 25 (T)
Aug 23 (T)
Aug 22 (T)
Aug 21 (T)
Aug 20 (T)

Labor Day - no classes, offices closed

 
Sept 1 (M)
Sept 7 (M)
Sept 5 (M)
Sept 4 (M)
Sept 3 (M)
Sept 2 (M)

Enrollment Census Date (Semester & First Session)

 
Sept 10 (W)
Sept 8 (T)
Sept 6 (T)
Sept 5 (T)
Sept 4 (T)
Sept 3 (T)

Last day of regularly scheduled first-session classes

 
Oct 14 (T)
Oct 12 (M)
Oct 10 (M)
Oct 9 (M)
Oct 8 (M)
Oct 7 (M)

Final examinations for first-session classes (given during last class session unless other arrangements are made)

 

Oct 15-16

(W-R)

Oct 13-14

(T-W)

Oct 11-12

(T-W)

Oct 10-11

(T-W)

Oct 9-10

(T-W)

Oct 8-9

(T-W)

Autumn Break - no classes, offices open  
N/A

Oct 15-16

R-F

Oct 13-14

(R-F)

Oct 12-13

(R-F)

Oct 11-12

(R-F)

Oct 10-11

(R-F)

Second-session classes begin

 
Oct 17 (F)
Oct 19 (M)
Oct 17 (M)
Oct 16 (M)
Oct 15 (M)
Oct 14 (M)
Enrollment Census Date (Second Session)  
Oct 31 (F)
Nov 2 (M)
Oct 31 (M)
Oct 30 (M)
Oct 29 (M)
Oct 28 (M)

Veteran's Day observed - no classes, offices closed

 
Nov 11 (T)
Nov 11 (W)
Nov 11 (F)
Nov 10 (F)
Nov 12 (M)
Nov 11 (F)

Thanksgiving Break begins - no classes, offices open

 

Nov 26 (W)

Nov 25 (W)

Nov 23 (W)

Nov 22 (W)
Nov 21 (W)
Nov 27 (W)

Thanksgiving Day - no classes, offices closed

 

Nov 27 (R)

Nov 26 (R)

Nov 24 (R)

Nov 23 (R)
Nov 22 (R)
Nov 28 (R)
Columbus Day observed - no classes, offices closed  

Nov 28 (F)

Nov 27 (F)

Nov 25 (F)

Nov 24 (F)
Nov 23 (F)
Nov 29 (F)
Last day of regularly scheduled semester and second-session classes  

Dec 9 (T)

Dec 9 (W)

Dec 7 (W)

Dec 6 (W)
Dec 5 (W)
Dec 4 (W)

Final examinations for semester and second-session classes

 

Dec 11-17

(R-W)

Dec 11-17

(F-R)

Dec 9-15

(F-R)

Dec 8-14 (F-R)
Dec 7-13 (F-R)
Dec 6-12 (F-R)
Autumn Commencement  

Dec 21

(Sun)

Dec 20

(Sun)

Dec 18

(Sun)

Dec 17

(Sun)

Dec 16

(Sun)

Dec 15

(Sun)

President's Day Observed - offices closed

 
Dec 24 (W)
Dec 24 (R)
Dec 23 (F)
Dec 26 (T)
Dec 24 (M)
Dec 24 (T)

Christmas - offices closed

 

Dec 25 (R)

Dec 25 (F)

Dec 26 (M)

Dec 25 (M)
Dec 25 (T)
Dec 25 (W)
SPRING SEMESTER
 
Spring 2015
Spring 2016
Spring 2017
Spring 2018
Spring 2019
Spring 2020

New Year's Day - offices closed

 

Jan 1 (R)

Jan 1 (F)

Jan 2 (M)

Jan 1 (M)
Jan 1 (T)
Jan 1 (W)

Initial Fee Due Date

 

Jan 5 (M)

Jan 4 (M)

Jan 3 (M)

Jan 2 (T)
Jan 2 (W)
Jan 2 (R)

Semester and first-session classes begin

 

Jan 12 (M)

Jan 11 (M)

Jan 9 (M)

Jan 8 (M)
Jan 7 (M)
Jan 6 (M)

Martin Luther King Day - no classes, offices closed

 

Jan 19 (M)

Jan 18 (M)

Jan 16 (M)

Jan 15 (M)
Jan 21 (M)
Jan 20 (M)

Enrollment Census Date (Semester & First Session)

 

Jan 26 (M)

Jan 25 (M)

Jan 23 (M)

Jan 22 (M)
Jan 21 (M)
Jan 20 (M)

Last day of regularly scheduled first-session classes

 

Feb 27 (F)

Feb 26 (F)

Feb 24 (F)

Feb 23 (F)
Feb 22 (F)
Feb 21 (F)

Final examinations for first-session classes (given during last class session unless other arrangements are made)

 

Mar 2-3

(M-T)

Feb 29-Mar 1

(M-T)

Feb 27-28

(M-T)

Feb 26-27 (M-T)
Feb 25-26 (M-T)
Feb 24-25 (M-T)
Second-session classes begin
 

Mar 4 (W)

Mar 2 (W)

Mar 1 (W)

Feb 28 (W)
Feb 27 (W)
Feb 26 (W)

Spring Break

 

Mar 16-20

(M-F)

Mar 14-18

(M-F)

Mar 13-17

(M-F)

Mar 12-16 (M-F)
Mar 11-15 (M-F)
Mar 9-13 (M-F)
Enrollment Census Date (Second Session)  
Mar 18 (W)
Mar 16 (W)
Mar 15 (W)
Mar 14 (W)
Mar 13 (W)
Mar 11 (W)

Last day of regularly scheduled semester and second-session classes

 

April 27 (M)

April 25 (M)

April 24 (M)

April 23 (M)
April 22 (M)
April 20 (M)

Final examinations for semester and second-session classes

 

April 29-May 5

(W-T)

April 27-May 3

(W-T)

April 26-May 2

(W-T)

April 25-May 1 (W-T)
April 24-30 (W-T)
April 22-28 (W-T)
Spring Commencement
 

May10 (Sun)

May 8 (Sun)

May 7 (Sun)

May 6 (Sun)
May 5 (Sun)
May 3 (Sun)
SUMMER TERM
Summer 2014
Summer 2015
Summer 2016
Summer 2017
Summer 2018
Summer 2019
Summer 2020
Initial Fee Due Date
May 5 (M)
May 11 (M)
May 9 (M)
May 8 (M)
May 7 (M)
May 6 (M)
May 4 (M)

Summer Term and May Session Begin

May 5 (M)

May 11 (M)

May 9 (M)

May 8 (M)

May 7 (M)
May 6 (M)
May 4 (M)
Enrollment Census Date (Term & May Session)
May 19 (M)
May 25 (M)
May 23 (M)
May 22 (M)
May 21 (M)
May 20 (M)
May 18 (M)

Memorial Day - no classes, offices closed

May 26 (M)

May 25 (M)

May 30 (M)

May 29 (M)

May 28 (M)
May 27 (M)
May 25 (M)

May Session Ends 

May 30 (F)

June 5 (F)

June 3 (F)

June 2 (F)

June 1 (F)
May 31 (F)
May 29 (F)
Summer Session Begins
June 16 (M)
June 15 (M)
June 13 (M)
June 12 (M)
June 11 (M)
June 10 (M)
June 15 (M)
Enrollment Census Date (Summer Session)
June 30 (M)
June 29 (M)
June 27 (M)
June 26 (M)
June 25 (M)
June 24 (M)
June 29 (M)
Independence Day - no classes, offices closed
July 4 (F)
July 3 (F)
July 4 (M)
July 4 (T)
July 4 (W)
July 4 (R)
July 4 (F)
Last day of regularly scheduled summer term and summer session classes
Aug 1 (F)
July 31 (F)
July 29 (F)
July 28 (F)
July 27 (F)
July 26 (F)
July 31 (F)
Final examinations

Aug 4-6

(M-W)

Aug 3-5

(M-W)

Aug 1-3

(M-W)

July 31-Aug2

(M-W)

July 20-Aug 1 (M-W)
July 29-31 (M-W)
Aug 3-5 (M-W)

Summer Commencement

Aug 10 (Sun)

Aug 9 (Sun)

Aug 7 (Sun)

Aug 6 (Sun)

Aug 5 (Sun)
Aug 4 (Sun)
Aug 9 (Sun)