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January 13, Monday

  • Spring semester opening date
  • Spring semester classes begin – Athens and regional campuses

January 17, Friday

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

January 20, Monday

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday (University offices officially closed; classes not in session)

January 21, Tuesday

  • Spring semester tuition and fees due for students registered by December 31
  • Spring semester monthly payment plan installment #1 due

January 24, Friday

  • Last day to register for spring semester

Note: Students who are in attendance by this date but fail to complete any registration procedures must pay a penalty for retroactive registration correction according to the following schedule:

January 25 – 31

$40

February 1 – 7

$60

February 8 – 14

$80

February 15 – 21

$100

  • Last day to add a spring semester class (instructor's permission required)
  • Last day to remove (drop) a spring semester class from student's academic record with possible fee adjustment
    Note: January 25 – March 28 students may withdraw from one or more spring semester classes, but the course will remain on student's academic record with WP/WF grade and no fee adjustment.
  • Last day to receive partial fee adjustment (80%) of registration fees for complete withdrawal from the University for spring semester (all spring semester courses removed from the student's academic record)
  • Last day to apply for pass/fail grading option for spring semester class (apply at your college student services office or regional campus student services office)
  • Last day to change a grading option for spring semester class (credit to audit, audit to credit, pass/fail to regular grade option, or regular grade option to pass/fail)
  • Last day to change college/major for spring semester (contact your college student services office or regional campus student services office)
  • Last day for removing Incomplete grades incurred during last enrollment (if not removed, I grade will change to F)

January 25, Saturday

  • Students may withdraw from one or more spring semester classes through March 28 (last day to withdraw from an individual class)
    Note: Course remains on student's academic record with grade of WP (withdrawn passing) or WF (withdrawn failing) and continues to be used in the calculation of tuition and fees. Corrected registration that results in increased hours could increase tuition.

January 31, Friday

  • Deadline to waive spring semester health insurance, WellBeing Plan, and/or Student Legal Service

February 17, Monday

  • Last day to apply for graduation for spring semester
  • Summer semester registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

February 21, Friday

  • Spring semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due

March 2 – 8

  • Spring Break – classes not in session

March 10, Monday

  • Classes resume

March 17, Monday

  • Academic advising begins for fall semester registration for continuing students (contact advisor/college/department/school/regional campus student services office as appropriate)

March 21, Friday

  • Spring semester monthly payment plan installment #3 due
  • Relocate Day for regional campus students planning to attend Athens campus fall semester

March 24, Monday

  • Fall semester priority registration begins

March 28, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from (drop) an individual class on your spring semester schedule
    Note: Course remains on student's academic record with WP/WF grade and no fee adjustment.

April 21, Monday

  • Spring semester monthly payment plan installment #4 due

April 25, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) from the University for spring semester (contact college or regional campus student services office)
    Note: Courses remain on student's academic record with WP/WF grades and no fee adjustment.

April 26, Saturday

  • Last day of classes for spring semester

April 28 – May 2

  • Spring semester examination period

May 2, Friday

  • Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony at Ohio University Southern

May 3, Saturday

  • Spring semester closing date

May 7, Wednesday

  • Deadline (12:00 noon) for all grades, including pending grades from previous terms for degree candidates

May 8, Thursday

  • Spring semester grades available