Ohio University

Applications and Deadlines

2017-2018 Calendar

When Who? What?
October 1, 2017 All Students
  • Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA
  • Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2017 using 2016 tax data.
November 1, 2017 All Students
December 1, 2017 2018 Incoming Freshmen
Upon Applying to OHIO 2018 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, 2018 All Students
  • Complete the 2018-2019 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 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
Early January 2018 All Athens Campus Students
Early January 2018 All Residential Students
  • Pay Housing Deposit
  • Pay the $200 housing deposit by May 1 to secure 2018-2019 residence hall placement.
January 15, 2018 All Students
  • OHIO's 2018-2019 First-Priority FAFSA Consideration Date
  • Priority financial aid awards are made to students whose FAFSA results are received at OHIO by January 15.
  • ACT/SAT Receipt Deadline
  • Scholarship awards are based on ACT/SAT scores received by January 15.
January 31, 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
  • Financial Aid Award Letters Mailed
  • Initial freshmen financial aid award letters are mailed to students by early-February.
February 1, 2018 Continuing Students
Early-March 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
April 1, 2018 Continuing and Transfer Students
May 1, 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
May 1, 2018 All Residential Students
Mid-May 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
Mid-May 2018 2018 Incoming Transfer Students
  • OHIO's 2018-2019 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 awards.
Mid-May 2018 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 2018 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 2018 2018 Incoming Freshmen
June 2018 2018 Incoming Transfer Students
July 2018 All Students
August 2018 All Residential Students
August 2018 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 27.