Hiram College

Academic Calendar

Graduate Studies Calendar

Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program follows a weekend schedule to allow adults to get their master's degree while continuing to work. Courses are held alternating Saturdays during the fall and spring semesters, with courses also available over the summer.

Students take one class (either four or six hours) per semester. 

Weekend College Academic Calendar Spring 2019 thru Summer 2020

Spring Eight-Week Blended Session I, 2019

  • January 7, 2019 – March 3, 2019 (In-class make up weekend, if needed for classes cancelled due to weather, February 28 – March 2)
    • Online courses January 7 thru March 3
    • Blended: Monday courses meet in the classroom: January 7, 21, February 4, 18
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: January 10, 24, February 7, 21
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: January 11, 25, February 8, 22
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: January 12, 26, February 9, 23

Spring Eight-Week Blended Session II, 2019

  • March 11, 2019 – May 5, 2019
    • Blended: Monday courses meet in the classroom: March 11, 25, April 8, 22
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: March 14, 28, April 11, 25
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: March 15, 29, April 12, 26
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: March 16, 30, April 13, 27

Summer I, 2019

  • May 13, 2019 – July 7, 2019
    • Monday courses meet in the classroom: May 13, 27, June 10, 24
    • Tuesday courses meet in the classroom: May 14, 28, June 11, 25
    • Wednesday courses meet in the classroom: May 15, 29, June 12, 26
    • Thursday courses meet in the classroom: May 16, 30, June 13, 27
    • Friday courses meet in the classroom: May 17, 31, June 14, 28
    • Saturday courses meet in the classroom: May 18, June 1, 15, 29

Summer II, 2019

  • June 17, 2019  -August 11, 2019
    • Monday courses meet in the classroom: June 17, July 1, 15, 29
    • Tuesday courses meet in the classroom: June 18, July 2, 16, 30
    • Wednesday courses meet in the classroom: June 19, July 3, 17, 31
    • Thursday courses meet in the classroom: June 20, July 4, 18, August 1
    • Friday courses meet in the classroom: June 21, July 5, 19, August 2
    • Saturday courses meet in the classroom: June 22, July 6, 20, August 3

Weekend College Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

Fall Eight-Week Session I, 2019

  • August 19, 2019 – October 13, 2019
    • Online courses August 19 thru October 13
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: August 22, September 5, 19, October 3
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: August 23, September 6, 20, October 4
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: August 24, September 7, 21, October 5

Fall Eight-Week Blended Session II, 2019

  • October 14, 2019 – December 15, 2019 (No classroom meetings November 25-December 1 in observance of the holiday)
    • Online courses October 14 thru December 15
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: October 17, 31, November 14, December 5
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: October 18, November 1, 15, December 6
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: October 19, November 2, 16, December 7

Spring Eight-Week Blended Session I, 2020

  • January 13, 2020 – March 8, 2020 (In-class make up weekend, if needed for classes cancelled due to weather, March 5, March 6, March 7)
    • Online courses January 13 thru March 8
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: January 16, 30, February 13, 27
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: January 17, 31, February 14, 28
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: January 18, February 1, 15, 29

Spring Eight-Week Blended Session II, 2020

  • March 16, 2020 – May 10, 2020
    • Online courses March 16 thru May 10
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: March 19, April 2, 16, 30
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: March 20, April 3, 17, May 1
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: March 21, April 4, 18, May 2

Commencement

  • Saturday, May 16, 2020

Summer I, 2020

  • May 18, 2020 – July 12, 2020
    • Online courses May 18, 2020 – July 12, 2020
    • Blended: Monday courses meet in the classroom: May 18, June 1, 15, 29
    • Blended: Tuesday courses meet in the classroom: May 19, June 2, 16, 30
    • Blended: Wednesday courses meet in the classroom: May 20, June 3, 17 , July 1
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: May 21, June 4, 18, July 2
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: May 22, June 5, 19, July 3
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: May 23, June 6, 20, July 4

Summer II, 2020

  • June 22, 2020 – August 16, 2020
    • Online courses June 22, 2020 – August 16, 2020
    • Blended: Monday courses meet in the classroom: June 22, July 6, 20, August 3
    • Blended: Tuesday courses meet in the classroom: June 23, July 7, 21, August 4
    • Blended: Wednesday courses meet in the classroom: June 24, July 8, 22, August 5
    • Blended: Thursday courses meet in the classroom: June 25, July 9, 23, August 6
    • Blended: Friday courses meet in the classroom: June 26, July 10, 24, August 7
    • Blended: Saturday courses meet in the classroom: June 27, July 11, 25, August 8