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

2017-18
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 28, 2018
New Student Orientation June 8, 2018
Alumni Weekend June 15-17, 2018
PGS Summer Session II Begins June 18, 2018
New Student Orientation June 23, 2018
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2018
Summer Session I Ends July 8, 2018
New Student Orientation July 13, 2018
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 18-19, 2018
Summer Session II Ends August 12, 2018

Fall 12-Week Term

2018-19 2019-20
(Preliminary)
2020-21
(Preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 16, 2018 August 15, 2019 August 13, 2020
Opening Assembly August 17, 2018 August 16, 2019 August 14, 2020
MAIS Orientation August 18, 2018 August 17, 2019 August 15, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session I Begins August 20, 2018 August 19, 2019 August 24, 2020
New International Student Orientation August 20-23, 2018 August 19-22, 2019 August 17-20, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Begins August 23, 2018 August 22, 2019 August 27, 2020
First-Year Institute August 23-26, 2018 August 22-25, 2019 August 20-23, 2020
Matriculation Convocation August 23, 2018 August 22, 2019 August 20, 2020
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 26, 2018 August 25, 2019 August 23, 2020
Fall 12-Week Classes Begin August 27, 2018 August 26, 2019 August 24, 2020
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 3, 2018 September 2, 2019 September 7, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 7, 2018 September 6, 2019 September 4, 2020
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open September 7, 2018 September 6, 2019 September 4, 2020
Ethics Teach-In September 13, 2018 September 12, 2019 September 10, 2020
Board of Visitors Fall Meeting TBD TBD TBD
Fall Weekend October 5-7, 2018 October 4-6, 2019 October 2-4, 2020
Fall Midterm Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 8, 2018 October 7, 2019 October 5, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Ends October 13, 2018 October 12, 2019 October 17, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session I Ends October 14, 2018 October 13, 2019 October 18, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session II Begins October 15, 2018 October 14, 2019 October 19, 2020
Advising for Spring Registration Begins October 15, 2018 October 14, 2019 October 12, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Begins October 18, 2018 October 17, 2019 October 22, 2020
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 18-20, 2018 October 17-19, 2019 October 15-17, 2020
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting TBD TBD TBD
Homecoming TBD TBD TBD
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 25, 2018 October 24, 2019 October 29, 2020
Priority Registration for Spring Begins October 29, 2018 October 28, 2019 October 26, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” November 2, 2018 November 1, 2019 October 30, 2020
Fall 12-Week Classes End November 16, 2018 November 15, 2019 November 13, 2020
Final Exams November 19-21, 2018 November 18-20, 2019 November 16-18, 2020
Term Break November 22-27, 2018 Nov. 21 – Dec. 1, 2019 Nov. 21 – 29, 2020

Fall 3-Week Term

2018-19 2019-20
(Preliminary)
2020-21
(Preliminary)
Fall 3-Week Classes Begin November 28, 2018 December 2, 2019 November 30, 2020
Last day to swap a 3-week course November 30, 2018 December 4, 2019 December 2, 2020
Fall 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 3, 2018 December 2, 2019 December 30, 2020
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature with a grade of “W” December 14, 2018 December 18, 2019 December 16, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Ends December 15, 2018 December 14, 2019 December 19, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session II Ends December 16, 2018 December 15, 2019 December 20, 2020
Fall 3-Week Classes End December 18, 2018 December 20, 2019 December 18, 2020
Final Exams December 19, 2018 December 21, 2019 December 19, 2020
Winter Break Dec. 20, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019 Dec. 22, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020 Dec. 20, 2020 – Jan. 10, 2021
Fall 3-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 27, 2018 December 27, 2019 December 28, 2020
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 27, 2018 December 27, 2019 December 23, 2020

Spring 12-Week Term

2018-19 2019-20
(Preliminary)
2020-21
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for Spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student January 6, 2019 January 12, 2020 January 10, 2021
Spring 12-Week Classes Begin January 7, 2019 January 13, 2020 January 11, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Begins January 7, 2019 January 6, 2020 January 11, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Begins January 10, 2019 January 9, 2020 January 14, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO CLASSES January 21, 2019 January 20, 2020 January 18, 2021
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 18, 2019 January 24, 2020 January 22, 2021
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses) January 18, 2019 January 24, 2020 January 22, 2021
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 24-26, 2019 January 23-25, 2020 January 21-23, 2021
Alumni Executive Board Winter Meeting TBD TBD TBD
Spring Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. February 18, 2019 February 24, 2020 February 22, 2021
PGS Make-up Weekend (if needed) February 28 – March 2, 2019 February 27 – 29, 2020 March 4-6, 2021
Board of Visitors Spring Meeting TBD TBD TBD
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Ends March 2, 2019 February 29, 2020 March 6, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Ends March 3, 2019 March 1, 2020 March 7, 2021
Spring Break March 4-8, 2019 March 9-13, 2020 March 8-12, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Begins March 11, 2019 March 9, 2020 March 8, 2021
Advising for Fall Registration Begins March 11, 2019 March 16, 2020 March 15, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Begins March 14, 2019 March 12, 2020 March 11, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Grades Due 8 a.m. March 14, 2019 March 12, 2020 March 18, 2021
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W” March 22, 2019 March 27, 2020 March 26, 2021
Priority Registration for Fall Begins March 25, 2019 March 30, 2020 March 29, 2021
Sugar Day – NO CLASSES March 26, 2019 March 31, 2020 March 30, 2021
Spring 12-Week Classes End April 5, 2019 April 10, 2020 April 9, 2021
Final Exams April 8-10, 2019 April 13-15, 2020 April 12-14, 2021
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Term Break April 11-16, 2019 April 16-21, 2020 April 15-20, 2021

Spring 3-Week Term

2018-19 2019-20
(Preliminary)
2020-21
(Preliminary)
Spring 3-Week Classes Begin April 17, 2019 April 22, 2020 April 21, 2021
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 19, 2019 April 24, 2020 April 23, 2021
Spring 12-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. April 22, 2019 April 27, 2020 April 26, 2021
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W” May 3, 2019 May 8, 2020 May 7, 2021
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting TBD TBD TBD
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Ends May 4, 2019 May 9, 2020 May 8, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Ends May 5, 2019 May 10, 2020 May 9, 2021
Spring 3-Week Classes End May 7, 2019 May 12, 2020 May 11, 2021
Final Exams May 8, 2019 May 13, 2020 May 12, 2021
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 9-11, 2019 May 14-16, 2020 May 13-15, 2021
Commencement May 11, 2019 May 16, 2020 May 15, 2021
Spring 3-Week Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021
PGS Summer Session I Begins May 13, 2019 May 18, 2020 May 17, 2021
Assessment Day May 14, 2019 May 19, 2020 May 18, 2021

Summer

2018-19 2019-20
(Preliminary)
2020-21
(Preliminary)
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSED May 27, 2019 May 25, 2020 May 31, 2021
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Alumni Weekend June 14-16, 2019 June 19-21, 2020 June 18-20, 2021
PGS Summer Session II Begins June 17, 2019 June 15, 2020 June 14, 2021
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2019 July 4, 2020 July 4, 2021
Summer Session I Ends July 7, 2019 July 5, 2020 July 11, 2021
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 17-18, 2019 July 15-16, 2020 July 21-22, 2021
New Student Orientation TBD TBD TBD
Summer Session II Ends August 11, 2019 August 9, 2020 August 8, 2021
Fall 12-Week Classes Begin August 26, 2019 August 24, 2020 August 30, 2021