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.

Fall 12-Week Term

  2019-20 2020-21
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 15, 2019 August 13, 2020 August 19, 2021
Opening Assembly August 16, 2019 August 14, 2020 August 20, 2021
MAIS Orientation August 17, 2019 August 15, 2020 August 14, 2021
CAS Fall 8-week Session I begins August 19, 2019 August 24, 2020 August 23, 2021
New International Student Orientation August 19-22, 2019 August 17-20, 2020 August 23,-26, 2021
First-Year Institute August 22-25, 2019 August 20-23, 2020 August 26-29, 2021
Matriculation Convocation August 22, 2019 August 20, 2020 August 26, 2021
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 25, 2019 August 23, 2020 August 29, 2021
Fall 12-Week Classes Begin August 26, 2019 August 24, 2020 August 30, 2021
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 2, 2019 September 7, 2020 September 6, 2021
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 6, 2019 September 4, 2020 September 10, 2021
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open September 6, 2019 September 4, 2020 September 10, 2021
Celebration of Experiential Learning September 9-11, 2019 September 7-9, 2020 September 6-8, 2021
Campus Day/Ethics Teach-In – NO CLASSES September 12, 2019 September 10, 2020 September 9, 2021
Fall Weekend October 4-6, 2019 October 2-4, 2020 October 8-10, 2021
Fall midterm grades due by 8 a.m. October 7, 2019 October 5, 2020 October 11, 2021
CAS Fall 8-week Session I ends October 13, 2019 October 18, 2020 October 17, 2021
CAS Fall 8-week Session II begins October 14, 2019 October 19, 2020 October 18, 2021
Advising for spring registration begins October 14, 2019 October 12, 2020 October 18, 2021
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 17-19, 2019 October 15-17, 2020 October 21-23, 2021
CAS Fall 8-week Session I grades due by 8 a.m. October 24, 2019 October 29, 2020 October 28, 2021
Board of Visitors Fall Meeting October 25, 2019 TBD TBD
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting October 26, 2019 TBD TBD
Homecoming October 26, 2019 TBD TBD
Priority registration for spring begins October 28, 2019 October 26, 2020 November 1, 2021
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” November 1, 2019 October 30, 2020 November 5, 2021
Fall 12-week classes end November 15, 2019 November 13, 2020 November 19, 2021
Final Exams November 18-20, 2019 November 16-18, 2020 November 22-24, 2021
Term Break Nov. 21 – Dec. 1, 2019 Nov. 19-29, 2020 No. 25-30, 2021

Fall 3-Week Term

  2019-20 2020-21
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Fall 3-Week Classes Begin December 2, 2019 November 30, 2020 December 1, 2021
Fall 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 2, 2019 November 30, 2020 December 6, 2021
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 4, 2019 December 2, 2020 December 3, 2021
December Graduation December 14, 2019 December 5, 2020 December 18, 2021
CAS Fall 8-week Session II ends December 15, 2019 December 20, 2020 December 19, 2021
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature with a grade of “W” December, 18, 2019 December 16, 2020 December 17, 2021
Fall 3-Week Classes End December 20, 2019 December 18, 2020 December 21, 2021
Final Exams December 21, 2019 December 19, 2020 December 22, 2021
Winter Break Dec. 22, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020 Dec. 20, 2020 – Jan. 10, 2021 Dec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 9, 2022
Fall 3-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 27, 2019 December 28, 2020 December 29, 2021
CAS Fall 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 27, 2019 December 28, 2020 December 29, 2021

Spring 12-Week Term

  2019-20 2020-21
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for Spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student January 12, 2020 January 10, 2021 January 9, 2022
Spring 12-Week Classes Begin January 13, 2020 January 11, 2021 January 10, 2022
CAS Spring 8-Week Session I Begins January 13, 2020 January 11, 2021 January 10, 2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO CLASSES January 20, 2020 January 18, 2021 January 17, 2022
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 24, 2020 January 22, 2021 January 21, 2022
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses) January 24, 2020 January 22, 2021 January 21, 2022
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 23-25, 2020 January 21-23, 2021 January 27-29, 2022
Alumni Executive Board Winter Meeting February 1, 2020 TBD TBD
Spring Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. February 24, 2020 February 22, 2021 February 21, 2022
 CAS Make-up Weekend (if needed) March 5-7, 2020 March 4-6, 2021 March 3-5, 2022
CAS Spring 8-Week Session I Ends March 8, 2020 March 7, 2021 March 6, 2022
Spring Break March 9-13, 2020 March 8-12, 2021 March 7-11, 2022
CAS Spring 8-week Session I grades due by 8 a.m. March 12, 2020 March 15, 2021 March 14, 2022
CAS Spring 8-Week Session II Begins March 16, 2020 March 8, 2021 March 7, 2022
Advising for fall registration begins March 16, 2020 March 15, 2021 March 14, 2022
Board of Visitors Spring Meeting March 27, 2020 TBD TBD
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” March 27, 2020 March 26, 2021 March 25, 2022
Priority registration for fall begins March 30, 2020 March 29, 2021 March 28, 2022
Scholars Day – NO CLASSES April 2, 2020 April 1, 2021 March 31, 2022
Spring 12-week classes end April 10, 2020 April 9, 2021 April 8, 2022
Final Exams April 13-15, 2020 April 12-14, 2021 April 11-13, 2022
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Term Break April 16-21, 2020 April 15-20, 2021 April 14-19, 2022

Spring 3-Week Term

  2019-20 2020-21
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Spring 3-Week Classes Begin April 22, 2020 April 21, 2021 April 20, 2022
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 24, 2020 April 23, 2021 April 22, 2022
Spring 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. April 27, 2020 April 26, 2021 April 25, 2022
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W” May 8, 2020 May 7, 2021 May 6, 2022
CAS Spring 8-Week Session II Ends May 10, 2020 May 9, 2021 May 8, 2022
Spring 3-Week Classes End May 12, 2020 May 11, 2021 May 10, 2022
Final Exams May 13, 2020 May 12, 2021 May 11, 2022
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 14-16, 2020 May 13-15, 2021 May 12-14, 2022
Commencement May 16, 2020 May 15, 2021 May 14, 2022
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting May 16, 2020 TBD TBD
Spring 3-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022
CAS Spring 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022
CAS Summer Session I Begins May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022
Professional Development Days May 18-19, 2020 May 17-18, 2021 May 16-17, 2022

Summer

  2019-20 2020-21
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 25, 2020 May 31, 2021 May 30, 2022
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Alumni Weekend June 19-21, 2020 Jule 18-20, 2021 June 17-19, 2022
CAS Summer Session II Begins June 22, 2020 June 21, 2021 June 20, 2022
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2020 July 4, 2021 July 4, 2022
Summer Session I Ends July 12, 2020 July 11, 2021 July 10, 2022
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 15-16, 2020 July 21-22, 2021 July 20-21, 2022
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Summer Session II Ends August 16, 2020 August 15, 2021 August 14, 2022
CAS Fall 8-week Session I begins August 24, 2020 August 23, 2021 August 22, 2022
Fall 12-Week Classes Begin August 24, 2020 August 30, 2021 August 29, 2022