Ohio University

Applications and Deadlines

2021-2022 Calendar

When Who? What?
October 1, 2020 All Students
  • Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA
  • Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2020 using 2019 tax data.
November 1, 2020 All Students
November 15, 2020 2021 Incoming Freshmen
  • Early Action Admission Deadline
  • Students must have submitted a complete admissions application by November 15 for priority scholarship consideration. Extended to March 1!
Upon Applying to OHIO 2021 Incoming Freshmen
  • Activate your OHIO ID
  • Activate your OHIO ID to access your OHIO e-mail and the housing contract. Your birth date and personal identification (PID) number are all you need to activate your online OHIO access.
January 1, 2021 All Students
  • Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA, if not previously completed.
  • Complete the FAFSA beginning October 1. FAFSA results should be received by OHIO's first-priority consideration date of January 15.
Early January 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
Early January 2021 All Athens Campus Students
Early January 2021 All Residential Students
  • Pay Housing Deposit
  • Pay the $200 housing deposit by May 1 to secure 2021-2022 residence hall placement.
January 15, 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
  • OHIO's 2021-2022 First-Priority FAFSA Consideration Date
    • Priority financial aid offers are provided to students whose FAFSA results are received at OHIO by January 15.
  • ACT/SAT Receipt Deadline Extended to March 1!
    • Scholarship awards are based on ACT/SAT scores received by January 15. Extended to March 1!
February 1, 2021

Continuing Students

Late-February 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
  • Financial Aid Offers Mailed
  • Initial freshmen Financial Aid Offers are mailed to students beginning in late-February.
March 1, 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
  • Extended Early Action Admission Deadline
  • Extended ACT/SAT Receipt Deadline
Early-March 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
Late-March 2021 Continuing and Transfer Students

May 1, 2021

2021 Incoming Freshmen

May 1, 2021

All Residential Students
Mid-May 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
Mid-May 2021 2021 Incoming Transfer Students
  • OHIO's 2021-2022 First Priority FAFSA Consideration Date - Transfer Students
  • Incoming transfer students must be admitted and complete the FAFSA by May 15 to be considered for first-priority financial aid.
Mid-May 2021 All Students
  • Review Student To-Do List
  • All students should review the To-Do List on the OHIO Student Center and complete any requirements listed.
June 2021 All Students
  • Review Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog
  • All students must review the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog annually to stay up-to-date on University policies.
  • Review Student Code of Conduct
  • All students must review the Student Code of Conduct annually.
  • Review Financial Aid Resources
  • Make sure to review the Consumer Information to be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a student. Student loan borrowers review the Student Loan Code of Conduct.
June 2021 2021 Incoming Freshmen
June 2021 2021 Incoming Transfer Students
July 2021 All Students
August 2021 All Residential Students
August 2021 All Students
  • Fall Semester Account Balance Due Date
  • Student financial account balances are due August 21. Any unpaid balances are charged a 1.5% late fee assessed on the balance remaining each month after the 21st.
  • Fall Semester Opening
  • Fall Semester begins Monday, August 23.