Miami University 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

The academic calendar comprises the following:

  • 15-Week Fall and Spring Semesters (14 instructional weeks + final exam week)
  • 3-Week Winter Term
  • 12-Week Summer Term

All information subject to change.

Updated November 15, 2019.

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Fall Semester 2020 

Fall Semester 2020 (202110)
Date Description
August 24 Mon Classes begin
26  Wed Registration/Change of Schedule via BannerWeb (ends 11:59 p.m.)
September 7 Mon Labor Day (no classes; campuses closed)
7 Mon ODHE subsidy cutoff date for Fall Semester - end of business day
28 Mon BannerWeb open for faculty to submit midterm grades
October 9-11 Fri–Sun Fall Break
16  Fri Deadline at noon for faculty to submit midterm grades; midterm grades available to students on BannerWeb
31 Sat Last day to apply for May graduation
November 24 Tue Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 10 p.m.
25 Wed Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; campuses open)
26-29 Thu-Sun Thanksgiving Holiday (campuses closed)
30 Mon Classes resume
December 4 Fri Last day to withdraw from University (5 p.m.)
5 Sat Classes end
5-6 Sat-Sun Study days for final examination week
7 Mon Final examination week begins
11 Fri December Commencement Ceremony
12 Sat Final exam week ends

 

Fall Semester 2020 Dates and Deadlines
Class Duration Classes Begin Last Day to Web Register (Add/Drop) in BannerWeb (11:59 p.m.) Last Day for Departments or Instructors to Add Students to a Course or Independent Work ** Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade;

Credit/No Credit Change Deadline

Last Day to Drop from a Course with "W";

Last Day to Change to/from Audit

Last Possible Day of Classes Final Examination Week Submit Grades by Noon Grades Viewable to Students (Subject to Change)
Full-Term Mon
Aug 24
Wed
Aug 26
Fri
Aug 28
Fri
Sep 11
Mon
Oct 26
Sat
Dec 5
Mon-Sat
Dec 7-12
Tue
Dec 15
Thu
Dec 17
Last 12 weeks
Q
Tue
Sep 8
Wed
Sep 9

Wed
Sep 9

Wed
Sep 23
Wed
Oct 28
Sat
Dec 5
Mon-Sat
Dec 7-12
Tue
Dec 15
Thu
Dec 17
First 6 weeks
T
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Tue
Sep 1
Tue
Sep 8
Wed
Sep 23
Mon
Oct 12
Tue-Mon
Oct 13-19
Thu
Oct 22
Fri
Oct 23
Last 6 weeks
U
Wed
Oct 21
Thu
Oct 22
Thu
Oct 22
Wed
Oct 28
Fri
Nov 13
Sat
Dec 5
Mon-Sat
Dec 7-12
Tue
Dec 15

Thu
Dec 17

First 8 weeks
V
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Tue
Sep 1
Thu
Sept 10
Thu
Oct 1
Mon
Oct 26
Tue-Mon
Oct 27-Nov 2
Thu
Nov 5
Fri
Nov 6
Last 8 weeks
W
Wed
Oct 7
Thu
Oct 8
Thu
Oct 8
Mon
Oct 19
Mon
Nov 9
Sat
Dec 5
Mon-Sat
Dec 7-12
Tue
Dec 15
Thu
Dec 17

**Independent work permits submitted after the Full Term deadline will be assigned to the next available sprint part of term

Winter Term 2021 

Important Note: While January 2-23 are the official term dates, classes meet at varying dates; consult the course syllabus and the course list.

Winter Term 2021 (202115)
Date Description
December 11 Fri December Commencement Ceremony
January 2 Sat First possible day of classes
4 Mon Registration/Change of Schedule through BannerWeb ends for all classes (11:59 p.m.)
18 Mon Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes; campuses closed)
23 Sat

Last possible day of classes

23 Sat January graduation date (no ceremony)

 

Winter Term 2021 Dates and Deadlines
Class Duration Classes Begin Last Day to Web Register (Add/Drop) in BannerWeb (11:59 p.m.) Last Day for Departments or Instructors to Add Students to a Course or Independent Work Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade;

Credit/No Credit Change Deadline

Last Day to Drop from a Course with "W";

Last Day to Change to/from Audit

Last Possible Day of Classes Final Examination Week Submit Grades by Noon Grades Viewable to Students (Subject to Change)
Full-Term Sat
Jan 2
Mon
Jan 4
Mon
Jan 4
Wed
Jan 7
Wed
Jan 13
Sat
Jan 23
See Syllabus Tue
Jan 26
Thu
Jan 28

 

Spring Semester 2021 

Spring Semester 2021 (202120)
Date Description
January 25 Mon Classes begin
27 Wed Registration/Change of Schedule via BannerWeb (ends 11:59 p.m.)
February 8 Mon ODHE subsidy cutoff date for Fall Semester - end of business day
28 Sun Last day to apply for August graduation
March 8 Mon BannerWeb open for faculty to submit midterm grades
19 Fri Deadline at noon for faculty to submit midterm grades; midterm grades available to students on BannerWeb
22–28 Mon–Sun Spring Break
29 Mon Classes resume
April 30 Fri Last day to apply for December & January graduation
May 7 Fri Last Day to withdraw from University (5 p.m.)
8 Sat Classes end
8-9 Sat-Sun Study days for final examination week
10 Mon Final examination week begins
15 Sat Final examination week ends
15 Sat May Commencement Ceremony
15–16 Sat–Sun Commencement Weekend

 

Spring 2021 Dates and Deadlines
Class Duration Classes Begin Last Day to Web Register (Add/Drop) in BannerWeb (11:59 p.m.) Last Day for Departments or Instructors to Add Students to a Course or Independent Work ** Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade;

Credit/No Credit Change Deadline

Last Day to Drop from a Course with "W";

Last Day to Change to/from Audit

Last Possible Day of Classes Final Examination Week Submit Grades by Noon Grades Viewable to Students (Subject to Change)
Full-Term Mon
Jan 25
Wed
Jan 27
Fri
Jan 29
Thu
Feb 11
Mon
Apr 5
Sat
May 8
Mon-Sat
May 10-15
Tue
May 18
Thu
May 20
Last 12 weeks
Q
Mon
Feb 8
Tue
Feb 9

Tue
Feb 9

Tue
Feb 23
Mon
Apr 5
Sat
May 8
Mon-Sat
May 10-15
Tue
May 18
Thu
May 20
First 6 weeks
T
Mon
Feb 1
Tue
Feb 2
Tue
Feb 2
Mon
Feb 8
Wed
Feb 24
Fri
Mar 12
Sat-Fri
Mar 13-19
Tue
Mar 23
Wed
Mar 24
Last 6 weeks
U
Mon
Mar 29
Tue
Mar 30
Tue
Mar 30
Mon
Apr 5
Wed
Apr 21
Sat
May 8
Mon-Sat
May 10-15
Tue
May 18

Thu
May 20

First 8 weeks
V
Mon
Feb 1
Tue
Feb 2
Tue
Feb 2
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Mar 4
Fri
Apr 2
Sat-Fri
Apr 3-9
Tue
Apr 13
Thu
Apr 15
Last 8 weeks
W
Mon
Mar 8
Tue
Mar 9
Tue
Mar 9
Wed
Mar 17
Thu
Apr 15
Sat
May 8
Mon-Sat
May 10-15
Tue
May 18
Thu
May 20

**Independent work permits submitted after the Full Term deadline will be assigned to the next available sprint part of term

Summer Term 2020 

Summer Term 2020 (202030)
Date Description
May 18 Tue Classes begin
20 Thu Registration/Change of Schedule via BannerWeb (ends 11:59 p.m.)
31 Mon Memorial Day (no classs; campuses closed)
July 5

Mon

Independence Day (no classes; campuses closed)
August 7 Sat Classes end
13 Fri Summer graduation date (no ceremony)

 

Summer 2020 Dates and Deadlines
Class Duration Classes Begin Last Day to Web Register (Add/Drop) in BannerWeb (11:59 p.m.) Last Day for Departments or Instructors to Add Students to a Course or Independent Work ** Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade;

Credit/No Credit Change Deadline

Last Day to Drop from a Course with "W";

Last Day to Change to/from Audit

Last Possible Day of Classes Final Examination Week Submit Grades by Noon Grades Viewable to Students (Subject to Change)
Full-Term Tue
May 18
Thu
May 20
Mon
May 24
Wed
Jun 2
Tue
Jul 6
Sat
Aug 7
* Tue
Aug 10
Thu
Aug 12
First 6 weeks
T
Tue
May 18
Wed
May 19

Wed
May 19

Tue
May 25
Thu
Jun 10
Sat
Jun 26
* Tue
Jun 29
Thu
Jul 1
Last 6 weeks
U
Mon
Jun 28
Tue
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 29
Tue
Jul 6
Wed
Jul 21
Sat
Aug 7
* Tue
Aug 10
Thu
Aug 12
First 8 weeks
V
Tue
May 18
Wed
May 19
Wed
May 19
Wed
May 26
Thu
Jun 17
Sat
Jul 10
* Tue
Jul 13

Thu
Jul 15

Last 8 weeks
W
Mon
Jun 14
Tue
Jun 15
Tue
Jun 15
Wed
Jun 23
Thu
Jul 15
Sat
Aug 7
* Tue
Aug 10
Thu
Aug 12
First 4 weeks
X
Tue
May 18
Wed
May 19
Wed
May 19
Fri
May 21
Wed
Jun 2
Sat
Jun 12
* Tue
Jun 15
Thu
Jun 17
Middle 4 weeks
Y
Mon
Jun 14
Tue
Jun 15
Tue
Jun 15
Thu
Jun 17
Mon
Jun 28
Sat
Jul 10
* Tue
Jul 13
Thu
Jul 15
Last 4 weeks
Z
Mon
Jul 12
Tue
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 13
Thu
Jul 15
Tue
Jul 27
Sat
Aug 7
* Tue
Aug 10
Thu
Aug 12

*Final exams held the last class meeting or per faculty syllabus

**Independent work permits submitted after the Full Term deadline will be assigned to the next available sprint part of term