2019–2020 Academic Calendar

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

Subject to revision through January 1, 2019

Fall Semester 2019

August 13

President’s Breakfast and All-Campus Opening Activities

August 14

Fall faculty meeting and faculty development workshops

August 14

Residence halls open for students attending New Student Registration on August 15

August 15

Final registration session for new students

August 15

Residence halls open for new students who registered in summer

August 16-18

New Student Orientation (Arch Ceremony on August 16)

August 17

Residence halls open for upperclassmen

August 19

Classes begin for standard semester session

August 23

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

August 26
Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester session *

August 26

Block 1 begins for online degree programs

September 2

Labor Day (No classes)

September 6-7-8

Fall Weekend College begins

October 7-8

Mid Fall Recess: No classes for standard semester sections

October 16

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

October 20

Block I ends for online degree programs

October 21

Block II begins for online degree programs

October 30

Last day to withdraw from standard semester session classes

November 15-16-17

Fall Weekend College, final meetings of session

November 27-Dec. 1

Thanksgiving Recess (No classes)

December 6

Deadline for seniors to apply for May 2020 Graduation

December 6

Final class day for standard semester session

December 9-12

Final exams for standard semester session

December 15

Block II ends for online degree programs

December 18

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

Spring Semester 2020

January 3-4-5
Winter Weekend College begins

January 5

Residence Halls open

January 6

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

January 10
Last day to add a class or section for standard semester session *

January 13

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

January 20

Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

March 1

Block I ends for online degree programs

March 2

Block II begins for online degree programs

March 2-6

Spring break for standard semester session classes

March 9

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

March 13-14-15

Winter Weekend College, final meetings of session

March 20-21-22
Spring Weekend College begins

March 23

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

April 10-13

Easter Holiday (No classes)

April 24

Final class day for standard semester session

April 24
Deadline for seniors to apply for December 2020 graduation

April 26

Block II ends for online degree programs

April 27-30

Final exams for standard semester session

May 2

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

May 6

Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

May 29-30-31

Spring Weekend College, final meetings of session

Summer Sessions 2020

Block Online Degree Programs

Block I

May 4-June 28

Block II

June 29-August 23

Summer Day/Evening

No Classes Held on Memorial Day or July 4th

12 weeks

May 4-July 26

8 weeks

May 25-July 19

6 weeks

May 4-June 14

6 weeks

June 15-July 26

Summer Weekend

June 5-6-7

 beginning dates

July 17-18-19

 final meetings of session

Notes: Operations during inclement weather are reported at https://www.findlay.edu/offices/student-affairs/safety-security/Campus-Alerts.

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.