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    Ohio University
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


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Academic Calendar 2015–16                                           

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For additional academic calendar information, visit http://www.ohio.edu/registrar/.
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 2015-16                                          

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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 – Athens and regional 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 penalty for retroactive registration correction according to the following schedule:
September 5 – 11

$40

September 12 – 18

$60

September 19 – 25

$80

September 26 – October 2

$100

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: 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 WP/WF 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 audit grading option for fall semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for fall semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to 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 to change college/major for fall semester (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

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 grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) 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 is December 12. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.

October 2, Friday

Fall Semester Reading Day (classes not in session; University is open)

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 WP/WF 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 – 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 WP/WF 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. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.

December 16, Wednesday

Deadline (12:00 noon) 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 Closure (University closed)

Spring Semester 2015-16                                         

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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 – Athens and regional 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, Thursday

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 penalty for retroactive registration correction according to the following schedule:

January 23 – 29

$40

January 30 – February 5

$60

February 6 – 12

$80

February 13 – 19

$100

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 25 students may withdraw from one or more spring semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with WP/WF 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 audit grading option for spring semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for spring semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to 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 to change college/major for spring semester (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

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 25 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) 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 date is April 29 (graduate), April 30 (undergraduate), April 30 (medical). Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester (April 29 – graduate commencement; April 30 – undergraduate commencements; May 7 – Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine commencement).
Summer semester registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

February 28 – March 5

Spring Break – classes not in session

March 7, Monday

Classes resume

March 25, Friday

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

April 22, 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 WP/WF grades and no fee adjustment.

April 23, Saturday

Last day of classes for spring semester

April 25 – 29

Spring semester examination period

April 29, Friday

Annual Graduate Commencement
Official degree conferral date for graduate degrees

April 30, Saturday

Spring semester closing date

Annual Undergraduate Commencements

Official degree conferral date for undergraduate and Osteopathy degrees

May 4, Wednesday

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

May 5, Thursday

Spring semester grades available

May 7, Saturday

Annual Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement
Spring semester probation status available

Summer Semester 2015-16                                          

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Summer Session I (first summer session)                                         

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May 8, 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 9, Monday

First summer session opening date – classes begin – Athens and regional campuses

May 13, Friday

Last day to register for first summer session

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 14 – June 10 students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with WP/WF 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 audit grading option for first summer session class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for first summer session class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to 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)

Last day to change college/major for first summer session (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

May 14, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes through June 10 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

May 21, Saturday

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

May 30, Monday

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

May 31, Tuesday

First summer session students planning to graduate summer semester should apply for graduation.
Note: Official degree conferral date is August 13; final deadline for applying is July 11. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.

June 10, 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 WP/WF grade and no fee adjustment.

June 24, Friday

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 WP/WF grades and no fee adjustment.

June 25,  Saturday

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

First summer session closing date

June 29,  Wednesday

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

June 30, Thursday

First summer session grades available

July 4, Monday

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

August 20, Saturday

Summer probation status available

Summer Session II (second summer session)                                        

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May 21, Saturday

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

June 26, 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 27, Monday

Second summer session opening date – classes begin – Athens and regional campuses

July 1, Friday

Last day to register for second summer session

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 2 – 29 students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with WP/WF 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 audit grading option for second summer session class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for second summer session class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to 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)

Last day to change college/major for second summer session (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

July 2, Saturday

Students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes through July 29 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

July 4, Monday

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

July 11, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester.
Note: Official degree conferral date is August 13. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.

July 29, 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 WP/WF grade and no fee adjustment.

August 12, 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 WP/WF grades and no fee adjustment.

August 13, Saturday

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

Second summer session closing date

August 17, Wednesday

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

August 18, Thursday

Second summer session grades available

August 20, Saturday

Summer probation status available 

Full Summer Semester 2015-16                                        

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May 8, 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 9, Monday

Full summer semester opening date – classes begin – Athens and regional campuses

May 13, Friday

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

May 20, Friday

Last day to register for full summer semester

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 21 – July 15 students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with WP/WF 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 audit grading option for full summer semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for full summer semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

Last day to 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)

Last day to change college/major for full summer semester (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)

May 21, Saturday

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

Students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes through July 15 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

May 30, Monday

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

July 4, Monday

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

July 11, Monday

Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester.
Note: Official degree conferral date is August 13. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.

July 15, 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 WP/WF grade and no fee adjustment.

August 12, 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 WP/WF grades and no fee adjustment.

August 13, Saturday

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

Full summer semester closing date

August 17, Wednesday

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

August 18, Thursday

Full summer semester grades available

August 22, Saturday

Summer probation status available

 

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