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

  2020-21 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 20 & 21, 2020 August 19, 2021 August 18, 2022
Opening Assembly August 28, 2020 August 20, 2021 August 19, 2022
MAIS Orientation August 15, 2020 August 14, 2021 August 13, 2022
CAS Fall 8-week Session I begins August 24, 2020 August 23, 2021 August 22, 2022
New International Student Orientation   August 23-26, 2021 August 22-25, 2022
First-Year Institute August 26-30, 2020 August 26-29, 2021 August 25-28, 2022
Matriculation Convocation N/A August 26, 2021 August 25, 2022
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 30, 2020 August 29, 2021 August 28, 2022
Fall 12-week classes begin August 31, 2020 August 30, 2021 August 29, 2022
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 7, 2020 September 6, 2021 September 5, 2022
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 11, 2020 September 10, 2021 September 9, 2022
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open September 11, 2020 September 10, 2021 September 9, 2022
Celebration of Experiential Learning N/A September 6-8, 2021 September 5-7, 2022
Campus Day/Ethics Teach-In – NO CLASSES N/A September 9, 2021 September 8, 2022
Fall Weekend N/A October 8-10,2021 October 7-9,2021
Fall midterm grades due by 8 a.m. October 12, 2020 October 11, 2021 October 10, 2022
CAS Fall 8-Week Session I ends October 18, 2020 October 17, 2021 October 16, 2022
CAS Fall 8-Week Session II begins October 19, 2020 October 18, 2021 October 17, 2022
Advising for spring registration begins October 19, 2020 October 18, 2021 October 17, 2022
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 15-17, 2020 October 21-23, 2021 October 20-22, 2022
CAS Fall 8-week Session I grades due by 8 a.m. October 29, 2020 October 28, 2021 October 27, 2022
Board of Visitors Fall Meeting TBD TBD TBD
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting October 17, 2020 TBD TBD
Homecoming October 17, 2020 TBD TBD
Priority registration for spring begins November 2, 2020 November 1, 2021 October 31, 2022
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” November 6, 2020 November 5, 2021 November 4, 2022
Fall 12-week classes end November 20, 2020 November 19, 2021 November 18, 2022
Final Exams November 23-24, 2020 November 22-24, 2021 November 21-23, 2022
CAS Term Break Nov. 23-29, 2020 Nov. 22-28, 2021 Nov. 21-27, 2022
TC Term Break Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2020 Nov. 25 – 30, 2021 Nov. 24-29, 2022

Fall 3-Week Term

  2020-21 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Fall 3-week classes begin December 2, 2020 December 1, 2021 November 30, 2022
Fall 12-week grades due by 8 a.m. December 2, 2020 December 6, 2021 December 5, 2022
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 4, 2020 December 3, 2021 December 2, 2022
December Graduation December 5, 2020 December 18, 2021 December 17, 2022
CAS Fall 8-week Session II ends December 20, 2020 December 19, 2021 December 18, 2022
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature with a grade of “W” December 16, 2020 December 17, 2021 December 16, 2022
Fall 3-week classes end December 18, 2020 December 21, 2021 December 20, 2022
Final Exams December 19, 2020 December 22, 2021 December 21, 2022
Winter Break Dec. 20, 2020 – Jan. 10, 2021 Dec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 9, 2022 Dec. 22, 2022 – Jan. 8, 2023
Fall 3-week grades due by 8 a.m. December 28, 2020 December 29, 2021 December 28, 2022
CAS Fall 8-week Session II grades due by 8 a.m. December 28, 2020 December 29, 2021 December 28, 2022

Spring 12-Week Term

  2020-21 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student  January 10, 2021 January 9, 2022 January 8, 2023
Spring 12-week classes begin January 11, 2021 January 10, 2022 January 9, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session I begins January 11, 2021 January 10, 2022 January 9, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO CLASSES January 18, 2021 January 17, 2022 January 16, 2023
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 22, 2021 January 21, 2022 January 20, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses) January 22, 2021 January 21, 2022 January 20, 2023
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 21-23, 2021 January 27-29, 2022 January 26-28, 2023
Alumni Executive Board Winter Meeting February 6, 2021 TBD TBD
Spring midterm grades due 8 a.m. February 22, 2021 February 21, 2022 February 20, 2023
CAS Make-up Weekend (if needed) March 4-6, 2021 March 3-5, 2022 March 2-4, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session I ends March 7, 2021 March 6, 2022 March 5, 2023
Spring Break March 8-12, 2021 March 7-11, 2022 March 6-10, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session I grades due 8 a.m. March 15, 2021 March 14, 2022 March 13, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session II begins March 8, 2021 March 7, 2022 March 6, 2023
Advising for fall registration begins March 15, 2021 March 14, 2022 March 13, 2023
Board of Visitors Spring Meeting TBD TBD TBD
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” March 26, 2021 March 25, 2022 March 24, 2023
Priority registration for fall begins March 29, 2021 March 28, 2022 March 27, 2023
Scholars Day – NO CLASSES April 1, 2021 March 31, 2022 March 30, 2023
Spring 12-week classes end April 9, 2021 April 8, 2022 April 7, 2023
Final Exams April 12-14, 2021 April 11-13, 2022 April 10-12, 2023
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Term Break April 15-20, 2021 April 14-19, 2022 April 13-18, 2023

Spring 3-Week Term

  2020-21 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Spring 3-week classes begin April 21, 2021 April 20, 2022 April 19, 2023
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 23, 2021 April 22, 2022 April 21, 2023
Spring 12-week grades due by 8 a.m. April 26, 2021 April 25, 2022 April 24, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W” May 7, 2021 May 6, 2022 May 5, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session II ends May 9, 2021 May 8, 2022 May 7, 2023
Spring 3-week classes end May 11, 2021 May 10, 2022 May 9, 2023
Final Exams May 12, 2021 May 11, 2022 May 10, 2023
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 13-15, 2021 May 12-14, 2022 May 11-13, 2023
Commencement May 15, 2021 May 14, 2022 May 13, 2023
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting May 15, 2021 TBD TBD
Spring 3-week grades due by 8 a.m. May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023
CAS Spring 8-week Session II grades due by 8 a.m. May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023
CAS Summer Session I begins May 17, 2021 May 16, 2022 May 15, 2023
Professional Development Days May 17-18, 2021 May 16-17, 2022 May 15-16, 2023

Summer

  2020-21 2021-22
(Preliminary)
2021-22
(Preliminary)
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 31, 2021 May 30, 2022 May 29, 2023
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Alumni Weekend June 18-20, 2021 June 17-19, 2022 June 16-18, 2023
CAS Summer Session II begins June 21, 2021 June 20, 2022 June 19, 2023
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2021 July 4, 2022 July 4, 2023
Summer Session I ends July 11, 2021 July 10, 2022 July 9, 2023
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 21-22, 2021 July 20-21, 2022 July 19-20, 2023
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Summer Session II ends August 15, 2021 August 14, 2022 August 13, 2023
CAS Fall 8-week Session I begins August 23, 2021 August 22, 2022 August 21, 2023
Fall 12-week classes begin  August 30, 2021 August 29, 2022 August 28, 2023