2017–2018 Academic Calendar

Includes start/stop dates for standard semester, online programs, and weekend college schedules.

Subject to revision through January 1, 2017

Fall Semester 2017

August 15

President’s Breakfast and All-Campus Opening Activities

August 16

Fall faculty meeting and faculty development workshops

August 16

Residence halls open for students attending New Student Registration on August 17

August 17

Final registration session for new students

August 17

Residence halls open for new students who registered in summer

August 18-20

New Student Orientation (Arch Ceremony on August 18)

August 19

Residence halls open for upperclassmen

August 21

Classes begin for standard semester session

August 25

Last day to add a class or section for standard semester session *

August 28
Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester

August 28

Block I begins for online degree programs

September 4

Labor Day (No classes)

September 8-9-10

Fall Weekend College begins

October 16-17

Mid Fall Recess: No classes for standard semester sections

October 18

Report grades less than “C” in standard semester session classes

October 22

Block I ends for online degree programs

October 23

Block II begins for online degree programs

November 1

Last day to withdraw from standard semester session classes

November 17-18-19

Fall Weekend College, final meetings of session

November 22-26

Thanksgiving Recess (No classes)

December 8

Deadline for seniors to apply for May 2018 Graduation

December 8

Final class day for standard semester session

December 11-14

Final exams for standard semester session

December 17

Block II ends for online degree programs

December 20

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

Spring Semester 2018

January 5-6-7
Winter Weekend College begins

January 7

Residence Halls open

January 8

Classes begin for standard semester session and Block I of online degree programs

January 12

Last day to add a class or section for standard semester session

January 15

Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

January 16

Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester session

March 4

Block I ends for online degree programs

March 5

Block II begins for online degree programs

March 5-9

Spring break for standard semester session classes

March 12

Report grades less than “C” in standard semester session classes

March 16-17-18

Winter Weekend College, final meetings of session

March 26

Last day to withdraw from classes for standard semester session classes *

March 23-24-25

Spring Weekend College begins

March 30-April 2

Easter Holiday (No classes)

April 27

Final class day for standard semester session

April 27
Deadline for seniors to apply for December 2018 graduation

April 29

Block II ends for online degree programs

April 30-May 3

Final exams for standard semester session

May 5

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

May 9

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

May 18-19-20

Spring Weekend College, final meetings of session

Summer Sessions 2018

 Block Online Degree Programs

Block I

May 7-July 1

Block II

July 2-August 26

Summer Day/Evening

12 weeks

May 7-July 29

8 weeks

May 28-July 22

6 weeks

May 7-June 17

6 weeks

June 18-July 29

Summer Weekend

June 8-9-10

beginning dates

July 20-21-22

final meetings of session

Notes: Operations during inclement weather are reported at https://www.findlay.edu/offices/student/safety-security/Pages/Campus-Alerts/Weather-Related-Information.aspx.

In most instances, inclement weather does not interrupt online class delivery.

*Withdrawals from a course after the session has started may incur financial liability. It is the student's responsibility to review the Tuition Refund Policy prior to withdrawal.