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Fall Semester 2012-13 Calendar

 
Regional campus students should refer also to the section of the Schedule of Classes pertaining to their campus: Chillicothe, Eastern, Lancaster, Southern, Zanesville.

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.

By registering for classes, a student incurs a legal obligation to pay tuition and fees. This debt may be canceled only if the student officially cancels his/her registration BEFORE Monday, August 27, 2012.

TUESDAY, MAY 1
Last day for new students to withdraw from housing and receive a full housing deposit refund for the next academic year

MONDAY, MAY 7
Academic advising begins for fall semester registration for continuing students (contact advisor/college/department/school/regional campus student services office as appropriate)

DARS reports available for students enrolled spring quarter

Note: A DARS (Degree Audit Reporting System) report is issued to students each semester prior to priority registration. See General Information: Registration for method of distribution and location.


FRIDAY, MAY 11
Relocate Day for regional campus students planning to attend Athens campus fall semester


MONDAY, MAY 14
Fall semester priority registration begins


MONDAY, MAY 14 - MONDAY, JUNE 4

Online registration available for fall semester priority registration (see Registration Schedule). This is priority registration based on class rank.

Note: Continuing students can obtain registration material at the locations listed under General Information: Registration or at their regional campus student services offices. Re-enrolling students are mailed registration information upon receipt of their request to re-enroll.

Fee Information: The initial due date for fall fees is Tuesday, August 21, 2012. This includes registration charges incurred as of Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Account balance notifications for newly incurred charges are emailed at the beginning of each month and are due on the 21st of the month. Payments not received by the due date will incur a finance charge of 1.5%. See General Information: Fee Assessment Payment/Deadline-Bills for information on making payments.

Students may check their schedules anytime at My OHIO Student Center. See General Information: Schedules, Student for more information.


MONDAY, MAY 28
Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Last day for returning and transfer students to withdraw from housing and receive a full housing deposit refund for the next academic year.


TUESDAY, JUNE 5 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Registration available for fall semester drops and adds (see Registration Schedule)

Fee Information: The initial due date for fall fees is Tuesday, August 21, 2012. This includes registration charges incurred as of Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Account balance notifications for newly incurred charges are emailed at the beginning of each month and are due on the 21st of the month. Payments not received by the due date will incur a finance charge of 1.5%. See General Information: Fee Assessment Payment/Deadline-Bills for information on making payments.


THURSDAY, JULY 12 - FRIDAY, JULY 13
Bobcat Student Orientation for transfer students


MONDAY, JULY 16
Bobcat Student Orientation begins for first-year students

Note: Visit www.ohio.edu/orientation/first_year.cfm for details and to register


FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

International student orientation for graduate students


TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
Fall semester tuition and fees due for students registered by Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Reminder:
Fees must be paid by the due date. Students who have not paid their fees will not have classes canceled but will incur a finance charge of 1.5%. If you do not plan to attend fall semester, you must cancel all of your classes by accessing My OHIO Student Center or by calling the Office of the University Registrar, 740.593.4495, BEFORE Monday, August 27, 2012, the first day of classes.

Fee Information:
Account balance notifications for newly incurred charges are emailed at the beginning of each month and are due on the 21st of the month.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

Last day to decrease or cancel meal plan for academic year

International student orientation for undergraduate students


THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new students

First meal served on board plan (lunch)


FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
Bobcat Student Orientation for all new first-year and transfer students not attending summer orientation.

Note: New international undergraduate students must first attend orientation on August 22 and will be directed to attend Bobcat Student Orientation if eligible.

Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new students

Admissions, Bursar, Financial Aid, Housing, and Registrar offices open extended hours until 7:00 p.m.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new and returning students

Admissions, Bursar, Financial Aid, Housing, and Registrar offices open 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (limited services will be available)


SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

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

Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new and returning students



MONDAY, AUGUST 27
Fall semester opening date

Fall semester classes begin - Athens and regional campuses


FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
Last day to add a fall semester class without instructor's approval


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 80% housing/dining refund


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

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


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
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 8 - 14 $ 40
September 15 - 21 $ 60
September 22 - 28 $ 80
September 29 - October 5 $100

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

Last day to remove a fall semester class from student's academic record with possible fee adjustment
Note: September 8 - November 2 students may withdraw from one or more fall semester classes, but the course will remain on student's academic record with WP/WF 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 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)


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
Students may withdraw from one or more fall semester classes through November 2 (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.

Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 60% housing/dining refund


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Deadline to waive fall semester health insurance, WellBeing Fee, and/or Student Legal Service


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 40% housing/dining refund


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Parents Weekend


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 20% housing/dining refund


MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
Last day to apply for graduation for fall semester

Note: Official degree conferral date is December 15. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Homecoming


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due


MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
Academic advising begins for spring semester registration for continuing students (contact advisor/college/department/school/regional campus student services office as appropriate)

DARS reports available for students enrolled fall semester

Note: A DARS (Degree Audit Reporting System) report is issued to students each semester prior to priority registration and may be viewed online at anytime. See General Information: Registration for method of distribution and location.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
Relocate Day for regional campus students planning to attend Athens campus spring semester


MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

Spring semester priority registration begins


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

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.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Dads Weekend


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Veterans Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Thanksgiving Break begins - classes not in session


Fall Semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due


WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Thanksgiving Break - classes not in session

Note: Residence halls will remain open.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Thanksgiving Day holiday (University closed; classes not in session)


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Columbus Day holiday observed (University closed; classes not in session)


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Classes resume


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
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.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8
Last day of classes for fall semester


MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
Fall semester examination period

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
Last meal served on board plan (dinner)


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
Fall semester closing date

Residence halls close at 12:00 noon


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19
Deadline (12:00 noon) for all grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20
Fall semester grades available


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21
Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #4 due


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22
Fall semester probation status available


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 - TUESDAY, JANUARY 1
Winter Closure (University closed)


Holidays that result in closing of the University are listed above. Other religious holidays that occur during this quarter but for which the University is not closed are: September 16 at sundown - Rosh Hashanah begins; September 25 at sundown - Yom Kippur begins. For a complete listing of all national, religious, ethnic, and other holidays, visit www3.kumc.edu/diversity.

Dates are subject to change at the discretion of Ohio University.

Last updated by Tasha Hutchison on April 24, 2012

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