Ohio University

Applications and Deadlines

2020-2021 Calendar

When Who? What?
October 1, 2019 All Students
  • Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA
  • Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2019 using 2018 tax data.
November 1, 2019 All Students
November 15, 2019 2020 Incoming Freshmen
Upon Applying to OHIO 2020 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, 2020 All Students
  • Complete the 2020-2021 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 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
Early January 2020 All Athens Campus Students
Early January 2020 All Residential Students
  • Pay Housing Deposit
  • Pay the $200 housing deposit by May 1 to secure 2020-2021 residence hall placement.
January 15, 2020 All Students
  • OHIO's 2020-2021 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.
February 1, 2020 Continuing Students
February 19, 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
  • Financial Aid Award Letters Mailed
  • Initial freshmen financial aid award letters are mailed to students beginning in mid-February.
Early-March 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
April 1, 2020 Continuing and Transfer Students
May 1, 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
May 1, 2020 All Residential Students
Mid-May 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
Mid-May 2020 2020 Incoming Transfer Students
  • OHIO's 2020-2021 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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 2020 Incoming Freshmen
June 2020 2020 Incoming Transfer Students
July 2020 All Students
August 2020 All Residential Students
August 2020 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 24.