Ohio University

Summer Semester 2020–2021

Updated 9/30/20

May 10–August 14, 2021

Note: Deadlines are 5:00 p.m. Eastern on the date indicated (unless otherwise noted). However, online transactions may be processed beyond 5:00 p.m. Eastern if the online system is available. Deadlines are prorated for classes that do not meet for the full semester. Dates are subject to change at the discretion of Ohio University.

Summer Session I (First Summer Session May 10–June 26)

February 15, Monday

  • Summer semester registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

May 6, Thursday

  • International Student Orientation for new international students entering first summer session or full summer semester

May 7, Friday

  • Bobcat Student Orientation for new students entering first summer session and full summer semester
  • Last day to decrease or cancel meal plan for summer session
  • Residence halls open 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. for new and returning students

May 9, Sunday

  • Last day to cancel registration for first summer session or full summer semester (remove all courses and fees). Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.
  • First meal served on board plan (dinner)
  • Residence halls open 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. for returning students

May 10, Monday

  • First summer session opening – classes begin on all campuses

May 14, Friday

  • Last day to register for first summer session. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty for retroactive registration correction.*
  • Last day to add a first summer session class
  • Last day to apply for or change a grading option for first summer session class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail).
  • Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for first summer session (all first summer session courses removed from the student’s record)
  • Last day to remove (drop) a first summer session class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment. Note: From May 15–June 11, students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.
  • Last day to opt-out of Digital Course Materials for first summer session (remove digital content fees associated with Inclusive Access).

May 15, Saturday

  • Students may withdraw from one or more first summer session classes through June 11 (last day to withdraw from an individual class). Note: Course remains on the student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.
  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 60% housing/dining refund

May 21, Friday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due
  • Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30

May 22, Saturday

  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 40% housing/dining refund

May 28, Friday

  • Deadline to waive summer semester health insurance and/or Student Legal Service
  • Deadline to waive WellBeing Plan for non-OHIO Guarantee students

May 31, Monday

  • Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session). Note: Dining halls are closed.

June 11, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your first summer session schedule. Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.

June 21, Monday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due

June 25, Friday

  • Last day to change college/major for summer session I
  • Last day to withdraw (drop all first session classes) from the University for first summer session (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.
  • First summer session students planning to graduate summer semester should apply for graduation.
  • Last meal served on board plan for first summer session only (dinner)

June 26, Saturday

  • Last day of classes and closing date for first summer session. Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class.
  • First summer session residents only must vacate residence halls by 12:00 p.m.

June 30, Wednesday

  • Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for all first summer session grades

July 1, Thursday

  • First summer session grades available

July 3–5

  • Dining halls closed in observance of Independence Day. Sack meal service available on these days. Sign up at the checker stand.

July 5, Monday

  • Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 12, Monday

  • Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine to have their graduation application processed.*

July 21, Wednesday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due

August 21, Saturday

  • Summer probation status available

Summer Session II (Second Summer Session June 28–August 14)

February 15, Monday

  • Summer semester registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

May 21, Friday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due
  • Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30

May 28, Friday

  • Deadline to waive summer semester health insurance and/or Student Legal Service
  • Deadline to waive WellBeing Plan for non-OHIO Guarantee students

May 31, Monday

  • Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session). Note: Dining halls are closed.

June 21, Monday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due

June 25, Friday

  • Last day to change college/major for summer session II
  • Residence halls open 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. for students beginning second summer session

June 25–26

  • Bobcat Student Orientation for new students beginning second summer session (two-day overnight program)

June 27, Sunday

  • Last day to cancel registration for second summer session (remove all courses and fees). Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes.
  • First meal served on board plan for second summer session only (dinner)
  • Residence halls open 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. for returning students for second summer session

June 28, Monday

  • Second summer session opening date – classes begin on all campuses

July 2, Friday

  • Last day to register for second summer session. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty for retroactive registration correction.*
  • Last day to add a second summer session class
  • Last day to apply for or change a grading option for second summer session class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail).
  • Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for second summer session (all second summer session courses removed from the student’s academic record)
  • Last day to remove (drop) a second summer session class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment. Note: From July 3 – July 30, students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes, but the course will remain on academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.
  • Last day to opt-out of Digital Course Materials for second summer session (remove digital content fees associated with Inclusive Access).

July 3, Saturday

  • Students may withdraw from one or more second summer session classes through July 30 (last day to withdraw from an individual class). Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.
  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 60% housing/dining refund for second session

July 3–5

  • Dining halls closed in observance of Independence Day. Sack meal service available on these days. Sign up at the checker stand.

July 5, Monday

  • Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 10, Saturday

  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 40% housing/dining refund for second session

July 12, Monday

  • Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine to have their graduation application processed.*

July 21, Wednesday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due

July 30, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class for second summer session. Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment

August 13, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw (drop all second summer session classes) from the University for second summer
  • session (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s
  • academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment
  • Last meal served on second and full summer board plan (dinner)
  • Residence halls close at 8:00 p.m.

August 14, Saturday

  • Last day of classes for full summer session and second summer session. Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class
  • Second session and full summer semester closing date
  • Official degree conferral date. Note: Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester

August 18, Wednesday

  • Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for full summer semester and second session grades and pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates

August 19, Thursday

  • Full summer semester and second summer session grades available

August 21, Saturday

  • Summer probation status available

Full Summer Semester (May 10–August 14)

February 15, Monday

  • Summer semester registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

May 6, Thursday

  • International Student Orientation for new international students entering first summer session or full summer semester

May 7, Friday

  • Bobcat Student Orientation for new students entering first summer session and full summer semester
  • Last day to decrease or cancel meal plan for summer semester
  • Residence halls open 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. for new and returning students

May 9, Sunday

  • Last day to cancel registration for full summer semester (remove all courses and fees). Note: Cancellation of registration is defined as dropping all classes before the first day of classes
  • First meal served on board plan (dinner)
  • Residence halls open 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. for returning students

May 10, Monday

  • Full summer semester opening date – classes begin on all campuses

May 14, Friday

  • Last day to add a full summer semester class without instructor's approval

May 15, Saturday

  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 60% housing/dining refund

May 21, Friday

  • Last day to add a full summer semester class (instructor’s permission required)
  • Last day to register for full summer semester. Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a $150.00 penalty for retroactive registration correction*
  • Last day to apply for or change a grading option for full summer semester class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail).
  • Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for full summer (all full summer session courses removed from the student’s record)
  • Last day to remove (drop) a full summer semester class from student’s academic record with possible fee adjustment. Note: From May 22 – July 16, students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes, but the course will remain on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment.
  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due
  • Summer semester tuition and fees due for students registered by April 30
  • Last day to opt-out of Digital Course Materials for full summer session (remove digital content fees associated with Inclusive Access).

May 22, Saturday

  • Students may withdraw from one or more full summer semester classes through July 16 (last day to withdraw from an individual class). Note: Course remains on the student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.
  • Last day to check out of residence hall to receive 40% housing/dining refund

May 28, Friday

  • Deadline to waive summer semester health insurance and/or Student Legal Service
  • Deadline to waive WellBeing Plan for non-OHIO Guarantee students

May 31, Monday

  • Memorial Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session). Note: Dining halls are closed.

June 21, Monday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due

June 25, Friday

  • Last day to change college/major for full summer semester

July 3–5

  • Dining halls closed in observance of Independence Day. Sack meal service available on these days. Sign up at the checker stand.

July 5, Monday

  • Independence Day holiday observed (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

July 12, Monday

  • Last day to apply for graduation for summer semester. Note: Official degree conferral date is August 14. Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester. Students who want to graduate this semester but fail to apply for graduation must pay a $100.00 fine to have their graduation application processed.*

July 16, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on for full summer semester. Note: Course remains on student’s academic record with a withdrawn grade and no fee adjustment

July 21, Wednesday

  • Summer semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due

August 13, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw (drop all full summer semester classes) from the University for full summer semester (contact college or regional campus student services office). Note: Courses remain on student’s academic record with withdrawn grades and no fee adjustment.
  • Last meal served on second and full summer board plan (dinner)
  • Residence halls close at 8:00 p.m.

August 14, Saturday

  • Last day of classes for full summer session and second summer session. Note: Final examinations are scheduled for the last meeting time of each individual class.
  • Full summer semester and second session closing date
  • Official degree conferral date. Note: Commencement is held at the conclusion of fall semester

August 18, Wednesday

  • Deadline (12:00 p.m.) for full summer semester and second session grades and pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates.

August 19, Thursday

  • Full summer semester and second summer session grades available

August 21, Saturday

  • Summer probation status available

Note: Deadlines are 5:00 p.m. Eastern on the date indicated (unless otherwise noted). However, online transactions may be processed beyond 5:00 p.m. Eastern if the online system is available. Deadlines are prorated for classes that do not meet for the full semester. Dates are subject to change at the discretion of Ohio University.

*Approved by Board of Trustees 8/18/20