Full Term

Term Dates

Sep 22 - Dec 10

Priority Registration Phase 1
(Waitlist Not Available)

May 16 - Jun 2

Priority Registration Phase 2
(Waitlist Available)

Jun 3 - Oct 3

Classes Begin

Sep 22

Last Day To:

Add a Course Online
without Department Approval

Oct 3

Drop a Course
(100% Tuition Refund)

Oct 3

Audit a Course

Oct 4 - Oct 8 by 5pm

Add a Course Online
with Department Approval

Oct 10

Withdraw from a Course
(50% Tuition Refund)

Oct 17

Change the Grading Basis of a Course

Nov 12 by noon

Withdraw from a Course
(No Refunds Available)

Nov 12

Withdraw from Term

Dec 3

Apply for Graduation
(Graduate Students Only)

Dec 3

Classes End

Dec 3

Finals Week

Dec 6 - Dec 10

Fall Term Ends

Dec 10

Grades Available Online

Dec 15
Full Term

Term Dates

Sep 21 - Dec 9

Priority Registration Phase 1
(Waitlist Not Available)

May 15 - Jun 1

Priority Registration Phase 2
(Waitlist Available)

Jun 2 - Oct 2

Classes Begin

Sep 21

Last Day To:

Add a Course Online
without Department Approval

Oct 2

Drop a Course
(100% Tuition Refund)

Oct 2

Audit a Course

Oct 3 - Oct 7 by 5pm

Add a Course Online
with Department Approval

Oct 9

Withdraw from a Course
(50% Tuition Refund)

Oct 16

Change the Grading Basis of a Course

Nov 10 by noon

Withdraw from a Course
(No Refunds Available)

Nov 10

Withdraw from Term

Dec 2

Apply for Graduation
(Graduate Students Only)

Dec 2

Classes End

Dec 2

Finals Week

Dec 5 - Dec 9

Fall Term Ends

Dec 9

Grades Available Online

Dec 14
Non-traditional Courses

OSU offers non-traditional courses whose learning experiences do not follow the regular (full) 11-week term.

View deadlines for non-traditional courses.

  • Term Extension: 2-week pre-term courses attached to a regular 11-week term, but occur between regular term dates
  • Term 5A - 1st 5 Weeks: Courses taught only in the 1st 5 weeks of the regular term
  • Term 5B - 2nd 5 Weeks: Courses taught only in the 2nd 5 weeks of the regular term
  • Super Term: Courses spanning a regular term length, plus the approved extension for that term (12 weeks)

A submission time of 11:55pm applies to all registration deadlines, unless stated otherwise.

Additional Academic Calendar Visuals
  1. A Visualization of all the sessions in an academic year and how they intersect can be found below:
  2. OSU's 4-year calendar defines the start and end dates of each term for the next four years.
  3. Subscribe to the Academic Calendar through Outlook or Gmail.
Student Billing Deadlines

Visit the Student Billing page for important dates and deadlines. For a printable calendar, go to the Student Account Services Calendar section on the Student Billing page.

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