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Fall Semester 2013-14 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 26, 2013.

MONDAY, MARCH 18
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 semester

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, MARCH 22
Relocate Day for regional campus students planning to attend Athens campus fall semester


MONDAY, MARCH 25

Fall semester priority registration begins


MONDAY, MARCH 25 - FRIDAY, APRIL 12

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

Note: Continuing students can obtain DARS reports 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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013. This includes registration charges incurred as of ednesday, July 31, 2013. 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.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Registration available for fall semester drops and adds (see Registration Schedule)

Fee Information: The initial due date for fall fees is Wednesday, August 21, 2013. This includes registration charges incurred as of Wednesday, July 31, 2013. 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 11 - FRIDAY, JULY 12
Bobcat Student Orientation for transfer students


MONDAY, JULY 15 - SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
Bobcat Student Orientation begins for first-year students

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
International student orientation for graduate students

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
Fall semester tuition and fees due for students registered by July 31

Last day to decrease or cancel meal plan for academic year

International student orientation for undergraduate students


THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new students

First meal served on board plan (lunch)


FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
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 21 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 24
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 25
Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m. for new and returning students

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.


MONDAY, AUGUST 26
Fall semester opening date

Fall semester classes begin - Athens and regional campuses


FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
Last day to add a fall semester class without instructor's approval


SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 80% housing/dining refund


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
Labor Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
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 7 - 13 $ 40
September 14 - 20 $ 60
September 21 - 27 $ 80
September 28 - October 4 $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 7 - November 1 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 fallsemester (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 7
Students may withdraw from one or more fall semester classes through November 1 (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 13
Deadline to waive fall semester health insurance, WellBeing Plan, and/or Student Legal Service


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

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


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due

Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 20% housing/dining refund


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Last day to apply for graduation for fall semester

Note: Official degree conferral date is December 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of spring semester


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

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 25
Relocate Day for regional campus students planning to attend Athens campus spring semester


MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

Spring semester priority registration begins


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1
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.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Veterans Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Thanksgiving Break begins - classes not in session


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
Thanksgiving Break - classes not in session

Note: Residence halls will remain open.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Thanksgiving Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Columbus Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)


MONDAY, DECEMBER 2
Classes resume


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
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 7
Last day of classes for fall semester


MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
Fall semester examination period

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13
Last meal served on board plan (dinner)


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
Fall semester closing date

Residence halls close at 12:00 noon


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Deadline (12:00 noon) for all grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Fall semester grades available


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

Fall semester probation status available


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



Holidays that result in closing of the University are listed above. Other religious holidays that occur during this semester but for which the University is not closed are: September 4 at sundown - Rosh Hashanah begins; September 13 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 February 12, 2013

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