2018–2019 Academic Calendar

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

Subject to revision through January 1, 2018

Fall Semester 2018

August 14

President’s Breakfast and All-Campus Opening Activities

August 15

Fall faculty meeting and faculty development workshops

August 15

Residence halls open for students attending New Student Registration on August 16

August 16

Final registration session for new students

August 16

Residence halls open for new students who registered in summer

August 17-19

New Student Orientation (Arch Ceremony on August 17)

August 18

Residence halls open for upperclassmen

August 20

Classes begin for standard semester session

August 24

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

August 27
Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester

August 27

Block I begins for online degree programs

September 3

Labor Day (No classes)

September 7-8-9

Fall Weekend College begins

October 15-16

Mid Fall Recess: No classes for standard semester sections

October 17

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

October 21

Block I ends for online degree programs

October 22

Block II begins for online degree programs

October 31

Last day to withdraw from standard semester session classes

November 16-17-18

Fall Weekend College, final meetings of session

November 21-25

Thanksgiving Recess (No classes)

December 7

Deadline for seniors to apply for May 2019 Graduation

December 7

Final class day for standard semester session

December 10-13

Final exams for standard semester session

December 16

Block II ends for online degree programs

December 19

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

Spring Semester 2019

January 4-5-6
Winter Weekend College begins

January 6

Residence Halls open

January 7

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

January 11

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

January 14

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

January 21

Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

March 3

Block I ends for online degree programs

March 4

Block II begins for online degree programs

March 4-8

Spring break for standard semester session classes

March 11

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

March 15-16-17

Winter Weekend College, final meetings of session

March 22-23-24

Spring Weekend College begins

March 25 Last day to withdraw from classes for standard semester session classes *

April 19-22

Easter Holiday (No classes)

April 26

Final class day for standard semester session

April 26
Deadline for seniors to apply for December 2019 graduation

April 28

Block II ends for online degree programs

April 29-May 2

Final exams for standard semester session

May 4

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

May 8

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

May 17-18-19

Spring Weekend College, final meetings of session

Summer Sessions 2019

 Block Online Degree Programs

Block I

May 6-June 30

Block II

July 1-August 25

Summer Day/Evening

12 weeks

May 6-July 28

8 weeks

May 27-July 21

6 weeks

May 6-June 16

6 weeks

June 17-July 28

Summer Weekend

June 7-8-9

beginning dates

July 19-20-21

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.