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Current Academic Calendar


Official Academic Calendar 2016-17 (pdf)

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.

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.

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

Approved Calendars

2016-17 Calendar  (pdf)


Production Calendar (for Faculty/Staff) (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 2016-17
Summer Semester 2016-17


Tentative Calendars for Future Years

2017-18 through 2023-24



Official Academic Calendars for Prior Years



Opening and Closing Dates for Prior Years

1967-68 through 2015-16 (PDF)




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.


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