2021–2022 Academic Calendar

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

Subject to revision through January 1, 2021

Fall Semester 2021

Date Scheduled Activity
August 10 All-Campus Opening Activities
August 10 Residence halls open for students attending New Student Registration on August 11
August 11 Fall faculty meeting and faculty development workshops
August 11 Final registration session for new students
August 12 Residence halls open for new students who registered in summer
August 13-15 New Student Orientation (Arch Ceremony on August 13)
August 14 Residence halls open for upperclassmen
August 16 Classes begin for standard semester session
August 20 Last day to add a class or section for standard semester session *
August 23 Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester session *
August 23 Block 1 begins for online degree programs
September 6 Labor Day (No classes)
September 10 Doctor of Occupational Therapy classes begin
September 10-11-12 Fall Weekend College begins
October 4-5 Mid Fall Recess: No classes for standard semester sections
October 13 Report grades less than “C” in standard semester session classes
October 17 Block I ends for online degree programs
October 18 Block II begins for online degree programs
October 27 Last day to withdraw from standard semester session classes
November 19 Doctor of Occupational Therapy classes end
November 19-20-21 Fall Weekend College, final meetings of session
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Recess (No classes)
December 3 Deadline for seniors to apply for May 2022 Graduation
December 3 Final class day for standard semester session
December 6-9 Final exams for standard semester session
December 12 Block II ends for online degree programs
December 15 Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am

Spring Semester 2022

Date Scheduled Activity
January 7 Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module I classes begin
January 7-8-9 Winter Weekend College begins
January 8 Residence Halls open
January 10 Classes begin for standard semester session and Block I of online degree programs
January 14 Last day to add a class or section for standard semester session *
January 17 Martin Luther King Day (No classes)
January 18 Last day to drop a class or section for standard semester session *
Feb. 28-March 4 Spring break for standard semester session classes 
March 6 Block I ends for online degree programs
March 7 Block II begins for online degree programs
March 14 Report grades less than “C” in standard semester session classes
March 18 Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module I classes end
March 18-19-20 Winter Weekend College, final meetings of session
March 25 Traditional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module II classes begin
March 25-26-27 Spring Weekend College begins
March 28 Last day to withdraw from classes for standard semester session classes *
April 15-18 Easter Holiday (No classes)
April 29 Final class day for standard semester session
April 29 Deadline for seniors to apply for December 2022 graduation
May 1 Block II ends for online degree programs
May 2-5 Final exams for standard semester session
May 7 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement
May 11 Final grades due for all sessions by 9 am
June 3 Doctor of Occupational Therapy Spring Module II classes end
June 3-4-5 Spring Weekend College, final meetings of session

Summer Sessions 2022

Date Scheduled Activity
Block Online Degree Programs
Block I May 30-July 24
Summer Day/Evening
No Classes Held on Memorial Day or July 4th
12 weeks May 16-August 5
10 weeks
May 30-August 5
8 weeks May 30-July 24
6 weeks May 16-June 24
6 weeks June 27-August 5
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (all cohorts)
June 10-August 5  
Summer Weekend
June 10-11-12  beginning dates
July 22-23-24  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.