Hiram College

Academic Calendar

The Official Three-Year Calendar

This is the official three-year academic calendar for traditional undergraduates, The Weekend College, community college partnerships, online degree programs, and graduate studies.

Summer

2016-2017 2017-2018 (preliminary) 2018-2019 (preliminary)
PGS Summer Session I begins May 15, 2017 May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019
New Student Orientation May 19, June 23, July 14
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 29, 2017 May 28, 2018 May 27, 2019
Alumni Weekend June 16-18, 2017
PGS Summer Session II begins June 19, 2017 June 18, 2018 June 17, 2019
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2017 July 4, 2018 July 4, 2019
Summer Session I ends July 9, 2017 July 8, 2018 July 7, 2019
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 19-20, 2017 July 18-19, 2018 July 17-18, 2019
Summer Session II ends August 13, 2017 August 12, 2018 August 11, 2019

 


Fall 12-Week Term

2017-18 2018-19
(Preliminary)
2019-20
(Preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 17, 2017 August 16, 2018 August 15, 2019
Opening Assembly August 18, 2017 August 17, 2018 August 16, 2019
MAIS Orientation August 19, 2017 August 18, 2018 August 17, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session I Begins August 21, 2017 August 20, 2018 August 19, 2019
New International Student Orientation August 21-24, 2017 August 20-23, 2018 August 19-22, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Begins August 24, 2017 August 23, 2018 August 22, 2019
First-Year Institute August 24-27, 2017 August 23-26, 2018 August 22-25, 2019
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 27, 2017 August 26, 2018 August 25, 2019
Fall 12-Week Classes Begin August 28, 2017 August 27, 2018 August 26, 2019
Opening Convocation August 31, 2017 August 30, 2018 August 29, 2019
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 4, 2017 September 3, 2018 September 2, 2019
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 8, 2017 September 7, 2018 September 6, 2019
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open September 8, 2017 September 7, 2018 September 6, 2019
Ethics Teach-In September 14, 2017 September 13, 2018 September 12, 2019
Board of Visitors Fall Meeting October 6, 2017
Fall Weekend October 6-8, 2017 October 5-7, 2018 October 4-6, 2019
Fall Midterm Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 9, 2017 October 8, 2018 October 7, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Ends October 14, 2017 October 13, 2018 October 12, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session I Ends October 15, 2017 October 14, 2018 October 13, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session II Begins October 16, 2017 October 15, 2018 October 14, 2019
Advising for Spring Registration Begins October 16, 2017 October 15, 2018 October 14, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Begins October 19, 2017 October 18, 2018 October 17, 2019
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 19-21, 2017 October 18-20, 2018 October 17-19, 2019
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting October 21, 2017
Homecoming October 21, 2017
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 26, 2017 October 25, 2018 October 24, 2019
Priority Registration for Spring Begins October 30, 2017 October 29, 2018 October 28, 2019
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” November 3, 2017 November 2, 2018 November 1, 2019
Fall 12-Week Classes End November 17, 2017 November 16, 2018 November 15, 2019
Final Exams November 20-22, 2017 November 19-21, 2018 November 18-20, 2019
Term Break November 23-28, 2017 November 22-27, 2018 Nov. 21 – Dec. 1, 2019

Fall 3-Week Term

2017-18 2018-19
(Preliminary)
2019-20
(Preliminary)
Fall 3-Week Classes Begin November 29, 2017 November 28, 2018 December 2, 2019
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 1, 2017 November 30, 2018 December 4, 2019
Fall 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 4, 2017 December 3, 2018 December 2, 2019
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature with a grade of “W” December 15, 2017 December 14, 2018 December 18, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Ends December 16, 2017 December 15, 2018 December 14, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session II Ends December 17, 2017 December 16, 2018 December 15, 2019
Fall 3-Week Classes End December 19, 2017 December 18, 2018 December 20, 2019
Final Exams December 20, 2017 December 19, 2018 December 21, 2019
Winter Break Dec. 21, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018 Dec. 20, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019 Dec. 22, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020
Fall 3-Week Grades Due by 8:00 a.m. December 27, 2017 December 27, 2018 December 27, 2019
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 27, 2017 December 27, 2018 December 27, 2019

Spring 12-Week Term

2017-18 2018-19
(Preliminary)
2019-20
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for Spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student January 7, 2018 January 6, 2019 January 12, 2020
Spring 12-Week Classes Begin January 8, 2018 January 7, 2019 January 13, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Begins January 8, 2018 January 7, 2019 January 6, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Begins January 11, 2018 January 10, 2019 January 9, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO CLASSES January 15, 2018 January 21, 2019 January 20, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 19, 2018 January 18, 2019 January 24, 2020
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses) January 19, 2018 January 18, 2019 January 24, 2020
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 25-27, 2018 January 24-26, 2019 January 23-25, 2020
Alumni Executive Board Winter Meeting TBD
Spring Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. February 19, 2018 February 18, 2019 February 24, 2020
PGS Make-up Weekend (if needed) March 1-3, 2018 February 28 – March 2, 2019 February 27 – 29, 2020
Board of Visitors Spring Meeting March 2, 2018
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Ends March 3, 2018 March 2, 2019 February 29, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Ends March 4, 2018 March 3, 2019 March 1, 2020
Spring Break March 5-9, 2018 March 4-8, 2019 March 9-13, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Begins March 12, 2018 March 11, 2019 March 9, 2020
Advising for Fall Registration Begins March 12, 2018 March 11, 2019 March 16, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 8 a.m. March 15, 2018 March 14, 2019 March 12, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Begins March 15, 2018 March 14, 2019 March 12, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” March 23, 2018 March 22, 2019 March 27, 2020
Priority Registration for Fall Begins March 26, 2018 March 25, 2019 March 30, 2020
Sugar Day – NO CLASSES March 29, 2018 March 28, 2019 March 26, 2020
Spring 12-Week Classes End April 6, 2018 April 5, 2019 April 10, 2020
Final Exams April 9-11, 2018 April 8-10, 2019 April 13-15, 2020
Term Break April 12-17, 2018 April 11-16, 2019 April 16-21, 2020

Spring 3-Week Term

2017-18 2018-19
(Preliminary)
2019-20
(Preliminary)
Spring 3-Week Classes Begin April 18, 2018 April 17, 2019 April 22, 2020
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 20, 2018 April 19, 2019 April 24, 2020
Spring 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. April 23, 2018 April 22, 2019 April 27, 2020
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W” May 4, 2018 May 3, 2019 May 8, 2020
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting TBD
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Ends May 5, 2018 May 4, 2019 May 9, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Ends May 6, 2018 May 5, 2019 May 10, 2020
Spring 3-Week Classes End May 8, 2018 May 7, 2019 May 12, 2020
Final Exams May 9, 2018 May 8, 2019 May 13, 2020
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 10-12, 2018 May 9-11, 2019 May 14-16, 2020
Commencement May 12, 2018 May 11, 2019 May 16, 2020
Spring 3-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020
PGS Summer Session I Begins May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020
Assessment Day May 15, 2018 May 14, 2019 May 19, 2020

Summer

2017-18 2018-19
(Preliminary)
2019-20
(Preliminary)
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 28, 2018 May 27, 2019 May 25, 2020
Alumni Weekend June 15-17, 2018
PGS Summer Session II Begins June 18, 2018 June 17, 2019 June 15, 2020
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2018 July 4, 2019 July 4, 2020
Summer Session I Ends July 8, 2018 July 7, 2019 July 5, 2020
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 18-19, 2018 July 17-18, 2019 July 15-16, 2020
Summer Session II Ends August 12, 2018 August 11, 2019 August 9, 2020
Fall 12-week Classes Begin August 27, 2018 August 26, 2019 August 31, 2020