University Registrar

Academic Calendar

Ohio State's conversion to semesters began in Summer 2012.

The calendar was last updated on March 18, 2011 and is subject to change. For questions, contact the Office of the University Registrar.

ACADEMIC YEAR (SEMESTERS)
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
AUTUMN SEMESTER
Autumn 2012
Autumn 2013
Autumn 2014
Autumn 2015
Autumn 2016

Initial Fee Due Date

Aug 15 (W)
Aug 14 (W)
Aug 20 (W)
Aug 19 (W)
Aug 17 (W)

Semester and first-session classes begin

Aug 22 (W)
Aug 21 (W)
Aug 27 (W)
Aug 26 (W)
Aug 24 (W)

Labor Day - no classes, offices closed

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

Enrollment Census Date

Sept 5 (W)
Sept 4 (W)
Sept 10 (W)
Sept 9 (W)
Sept 7 (W)

Last day of regularly scheduled first-session classes

Oct 9 (T)
Oct 8 (T)
Oct 14 (T)
Oct 13 (T)
Oct 11 (T)

Final examinations for first-session classes

Oct 10-11

(W-R)

Oct 9-10

(W-R)

Oct 15-16

(W-R)

Oct 14-15

(W-R)

Oct 12-13

(W-R)

Second-session classes begin

Oct 12 (F)
Oct 11 (F)
Oct 17 (F)
Oct 16 (F)
Oct 14 (F)

Veteran's Day observed - no classes, offices closed

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

Thanksgiving Break begins - no classes, offices open

Nov 21 (W)

Nov 27 (W)

Nov 26 (W)

Nov 25 (W)

Nov 23 (W)

Thanksgiving Day - no classes, offices closed

Nov 22 (R)

Nov 28 (R)

Nov 27 (R)

Nov 26 (R)

Nov 24 (R)

Columbus Day observed - no classes, offices closed

Nov 23 (F)

Nov 29 (F)

Nov 28 (F)

Nov 27 (F)

Nov 25 (F)

Last day of regularly scheduled semester and second-session classes

Dec 4 (T)

Dec 3 (T)

Dec 9 (T)

Dec 8 (T)

Dec 6 (T)

Final examinations for semester and second-session classes

Dec 6-12

(R-W)

Dec 5-11

(R-W)

Dec 11-17

(R-W)

Dec 10-16

(R-W)

Dec 8-14

(R-W)

Autumn Commencement
Dec 16 (Sun)
Dec 15 (Sun)
Dec 21 (Sun)
Dec 20 (Sun)
Dec 18 (Sun)

President's Day Observed - offices closed

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

Christmas - offices closed

Dec 25 (T)

Dec 25 (W)

Dec 25 (R)

Dec 25 (F)

Dec 26 (M)

SPRING SEMESTER
Spring 2013
Spring 2014
Spring 2015
Spring 2016
Spring 2017

New Year's Day - offices closed

Jan 1 (T)

Jan 1 (W)

Jan 1 (R)

Jan 1 (F)

Jan 2 (M)

Initial Fee Due Date

Dec 31, 2012 (M)

Jan 2 (R)

Jan 5 (M)

Jan 4 (M)

Jan 3 (M)

Semester and first-session classes begin

Jan 7 (M)

Jan 6 (M)

Jan 12 (M)

Jan 11 (M)

Jan 9 (M)

Martin Luther King Day - no classes, offices closed

Jan 21 (M)

Jan 20 (M)

Jan 19 (M)

Jan 18 (M)

Jan 16 (M)

Enrollment Census Date

Jan 21 (M)

Jan 20 (M)

Jan 26 (M)

Jan 25 (M)

Jan 23 (M)

Last day of regularly scheduled first-session classes

Feb 22 (F)

Feb 21 (F)

Feb 27 (F)

Feb 26 (F)

Feb 24 (F)

Final examinations for first-session classes

Feb 25-26

(M-T)

Feb 24-25

(M-T)

Mar 2-3

(M-T)

Feb 29-Mar 1

(M-T)

Feb 27-28

(M-T)

Second-session classes begin

Feb 27 (W)

Feb 26 (W)

Mar 4 (W)

Mar 2 (W)

Mar 1 (W)

Spring Break

Mar 11-15

(M-F)

Mar 10-14

(M-F)

Mar 16-20

(M-F)

Mar 14-18

(M-F)

Mar 13-17

(M-F)

Last day of regularly scheduled semester and second-session classes

April 22 (M)

April 21 (M)

April 27 (M)

April 25 (M)

April 24 (M)

Final examinations for semester and second-session classes

April 24-30

(W-T)

April 23-29

(W-T)

April 29-May 5

(W-T)

April 27-May 3

(W-T)

April 26-May 2

(W-T)

Spring Commencement

May 5 (Sun)

May 4 (Sun)

May10 (Sun)

May 8 (Sun)

May 7 (Sun)

SUMMER TERM
Summer 2013
Summer 2014
Summer 2015
Summer 2016
Summer 2017

Summer Term and May Session Begin

May 6 (M)

May 5 (M)

May 11 (M)

May 9 (M)

May 8 (M)

Memorial Day - no classes, offices closed

May 27 (M)

May 26 (M)

May 25 (M)

May 30 (M)

May 29 (M)

May Session Ends 

May 31 (F)

May 30 (F)

June 5 (F)

June 3 (F)

June 2 (F)

Initial Fee Due Date
June 3(M)
May 5 (M)
June 8 (M)
June 6 (M)
Jun 5 (M)
Summer Session Begins
June 10 (M)
June 16 (M)
June 15 (M)
June 13 (M)
June 12 (M)
Enrollment Census Date
June 24 (M)
June 30 (M)
June 29 (M)
June 27 (M)
June 26 (M)
Independence Day - no classes, offices closed
July 4 (R)
July 4 (F)
July 3 (F)
July 4 (M)
July 4 (T)
Last day of regularly scheduled summer term and summer session classes
July 26 (F)
Aug 1 (F)
July 31 (F)
July 29 (F)
July 28 (F)
Final examinations

July 29-31

(M-W)

Aug 4-6

(M-W)

Aug 3-5

(M-W)

Aug 1-3

(M-W)

July 31-Aug2

(M-W)

Summer Commencement

Aug 4 (Sun)

Aug 10 (Sun)

Aug 9 (Sun)

Aug 7 (Sun)

Aug 6 (Sun)