Hiram College

Academic Calendar

The Official Three-Year Calendar

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

Fall Term

  2021-22 2022-23
(Preliminary)
2023-24
(Preliminary)
MAIS Orientation August 14, 2021 August 13, 2022 August 12, 2023
New Faculty Orientation August 19, 2021 August 17 & 18, 2022 August 16 & 17, 2023
Opening Assembly for Faculty/Staff August 20, 2021 August 19, 2022 August 18, 2023
New International Student Orientation August 23-26, 2021 August 22-25, 2022 August 21-24, 2023
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 29, 2021 August 28, 2022 August 27, 2023
Fall 8-week Session I begins August 30, 2021 August 29, 2022 August 28, 2023
Fall 12-week classes begin August 30, 2021 August 29, 2022 August 28, 2023
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 6, 2021 September 5, 2022 September 4, 2023
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 10, 2021 September 9, 2022 September 8, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature &
no grade; 3-week course swap still open
September 10, 2021 September 9, 2022 September 8, 2023
Celebration of Experiential Learning September 28, 2021 Sept. 12-14, 2022 Sept. 11-13, 2023
Ethics Teach-In September 16, 2021 September 15, 2022 September 14, 2023
12-week Fall Weekend October 8-10,2021 October 7-9,2022 October 6-8, 2023
Fall 12-week midterm grades due by 8 a.m. October 11, 2021 October 10, 2022 October 9, 2023
Advising for spring registration begins October 18, 2021 October 17, 2022 October 16, 2023
Board of Trustees fall meeting October 21-23, 2021 October 20-22, 2022 October 19-21, 2023
Homecoming October 23, 2021 TBD TBD
Fall 8-Week Session I ends October 24, 2021 October 23, 2022 October 22, 2023
Fall 8-Week Session II begins October 25, 2021 October 24, 2022 October 23, 2023
Priority registration for spring begins November 1, 2021 October 31, 2022 October 30, 2023
Fall 8-week Session I grades due by 8 a.m. November 4, 2021 November 3, 2022 November 2, 2023
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” November 5, 2021 November 4, 2022 November 3, 2023
Fall 12-week classes end November 19, 2021 November 18, 2022 November 17, 2023
12-week Final Exams Nov. 22-24, 2021 Nov. 21-23, 2022 Nov. 20-22, 2023
12-week Term Break Nov. 25-30, 2021 Nov. 24-29, 2022 Nov. 23-28, 2023
Fall 3-week classes begin December 1, 2021 November 30, 2022 November 29, 2023
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 3, 2021 December 2, 2022 December 1, 2023
Fall 12-week grades due by 8 a.m. December 6, 2021 December 5, 2022 December 4, 2023
Fall 8-week Session II ends December 19, 2021 December 18, 2022 December 17, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean
signature with a grade of “W”
December 17, 2021 December 16, 2022 December 15, 2023
Fall 3-week classes end December 21, 2021 December 20, 2022 December 19, 2023
Fall 3-week Final Exams December 22, 2021 December 21, 2022 December 20, 2023
Winter Break Dec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 9, 2022 Dec. 22, 2022 – Jan. 8, 2023 Dec. 21, 2023 – Jan. 7, 2024
Fall 3-week grades due by 8 a.m. December 29, 2021 December 28, 2022 December 28, 2023
Fall 8-week Session II grades due by 8 a.m. December 29, 2021 December 28, 2022 December 28, 2023

Spring Term

  2021-22 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2023-24
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student  January 9, 2022 January 8, 2023 January 7, 2024
Spring 12-week classes begin January 10, 2022 January 9, 2023 January 8, 2024
Spring 8-week Session I begins January 10, 2022 January 9, 2023 January 8, 2024
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO CLASSES January 17, 2022 January 16, 2023 January 15, 2024
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 21, 2022 January 20, 2023 January 19, 2024
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature &
no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses)
January 21, 2022 January 20, 2023 January 19, 2024
Board of Trustees winter meeting January 27-29, 2022 January 26-28, 2023 January 25-27, 2024
Spring midterm grades due 8 a.m. February 21, 2022 February 20, 2023 February 19, 2024
8-week Session I make-up week (if needed) Feb. 28 – Mar. 5, 2022 Feb. 27 – Mar. 4, 2023 Feb. 26 – Mar. 2, 2024
Spring 8-week Session I ends March 6, 2022 March 5, 2023 March 3, 2024
Spring break March 7-13, 2022 March 6-12, 2023 March 4-10, 2024
Spring 8-week Session I grades due 8 a.m. March 14, 2022 March 13, 2023 March 11, 2024
Spring 8-week Session II begins March 14, 2022 March 13, 2023 March 11, 2024
Advising for fall registration begins March 14, 2022 March 13, 2023 March 11, 2024
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” March 25, 2022 March 24, 2023 March 22, 2024
Priority registration for fall begins March 28, 2022 March 27, 2023 March 25, 2024
Sugar Day – 12-week CLASSES WILL NOT MEET March 31, 2022 March 30, 2023 March 28, 2024
Spring 12-week classes end April 8, 2022 April 7, 2023 April 5, 2024
Final Exams April 11-13, 2022 April 10-12, 2023 April 8-10, 2024
Spring 12-week Term Break April 14-19, 2022 April 13-18, 2023 April 11-16, 2024
Spring 3-week classes begin April 20, 2022 April 19, 2023 April 17, 2024
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 22, 2022 April 21, 2023 April 19, 2024
Spring 12-week grades due by 8 a.m. April 25, 2022 April 24, 2023 April 22, 2024
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W” May 6, 2022 May 5, 2023 May 3, 2024
Spring 8-week Session II ends May 8, 2022 May 7, 2023 May 5, 2024
Spring 3-week classes end May 10, 2022 May 9, 2023 May 7, 2024
Spring 3-week Final Exams May 11, 2022 May 10, 2023 May 8, 2024
Board of Trustees spring meeting May 12-14, 2022 May 11-13, 2023 May 9-11, 2024
Commencement May 14, 2022 May 13, 2023 May 11, 2024
Spring 3-week grades due by 8 a.m. May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023 May 13, 2024
Spring 8-week Session II grades due by 8 a.m. May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023 May 13, 2024
Professional development days May 17-18, 2022 May 16-17, 2023 May 14-15, 2024

Summer Term

  2021-22 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2023-24
(Preliminary)
Summer Session I begins May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023 May 13, 2024
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 30, 2022 May 29, 2023 May 27, 2024
Alumni Weekend June 17-19, 2022 June 16-18, 2023 June 14-16, 2024
Summer Session II begins June 20, 2022 June 19, 2023 June 17, 2024
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2022 July 4, 2023 July 4, 2024
Summer Session I ends July 10, 2022 July 9, 2023 July 7, 2024
Board of Trustees summer retreat July 20-21, 2022 July 19-20, 2023 July 17-18, 2024
Summer Session II ends August 14, 2022 August 13, 2023 August 11, 2024
Fall 8-week Session I begins August 29, 2022 August 28, 2023 August 26, 2024
Fall 12-week classes begin  August 29, 2022 August 28, 2023 August 26, 2024