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


Current Academic Calendar


Official Academic Calendar 2016-17 (pdf)

Official Academic Calendar 2017-18 (pdf)


Approved Calendar

2016-17 Calendar  (pdf)

2017-18 Calendar (pdf)


Production Calendar

Production Calendar (for Faulty/Staff) (pdf)


Tentative Calendars for Future Years

2018-19 through 2023-24  (PDF)


Final Exam Schedule

Athens Campus
Final Examination Schedule for Classes NOT Having a Combined Sections Examination
Fall Semester 2016-17
Spring Semester 2016-17

Each examination period is two hours and examinations will be held in the regular classroom.

Athens Campus COMBINED Sections Examination Schedule
Fall Semester 2016-17
Spring Semester 2016-17

Courses listed will have a combined sections examination. Each examination period is two hours.
Instructors will notify classes of the room and will instruct students to bring clipboards, if the room does not have armchairs.

Regional Campuses
Regional Campuses Final Examination Schedule


Scheduling Dates and Deadlines

Fall Semester 2017-18
Spring Semester 2017-18
Summer Semester 2016-17


Dates for Prior Years

Opening and Closing prior dates for 1967-68 through 2015-16 (PDF)

Official Academic Calendars for Prior Years



Academic Year Definition

The academic year is the 365 day period that begins with the first day of the Fall Semester and ends with the day before the first day of the following Fall Semester. It comprises the Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters in sequential order, beginning with the Fall Semester. Regarding the completion of degree requirements, an academic year for a given student is the completion of two full semesters, normally Fall and Spring.

Holidays that result in closing of the University are listed on the Academic Calendar.
For a complete listing of all national, religious, ethnic, and other holidays, visit  https://diversity.missouri.edu/religions/holidays.php.


Office of the University Registrar
1 Ohio University
Chubb Hall
Athens, OH 45701-2979
tel: 740.593.4191
fax: 740.593.0216
email: registrar@ohio.edu