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

Date Scheduled Activity
August 13 All-Campus Opening Activities
August 14 Fall faculty meeting and Excel @ Teaching 2019 Conference
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 16 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
Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy classes begin
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
Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy classes end
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

Date Scheduled Activity
January 3 Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module I classes begin
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 Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module I classes end
March 13-14-15 Winter Weekend College, final meetings of session
March 20 Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module II classes begin
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 Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module II classes end
May 29-30-31 Spring Weekend College, final meetings of session

Summer Sessions 2020

Date Scheduled Activity
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 18-August 7
8 weeks May 25-July 19
6 weeks May 18-June 26
6 weeks June 29-August 7
Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (all cohorts)
June 5-July 31  
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.