Academic Calendar

2017 Fall Semester  
   
August 21 - December 15, 2017 Fall Semester
September 4, 2017 Labor Day, No Classes
October 9 - 10, 2017 Fall Break, No Classes
November 10, 2017 Veterans Day (Observed), No Classes
November 22 - 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break, No Classes
December 8, 2016 Last Day of Classes
December 11 - 15, 2017 Exam Week
December 15, 2017 (Friday) BGSU Fall Grad/Undergrad Commencement
December 16, 2017 (Saturday) BGSU Fall Undergraduate Commencement
   
2018 Spring Semester  
   
January 8 through May 4, 2018 Spring Semester
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, No Classes
March 5 through March 9, 2018 Spring Break, No Classes
April 27, 2018 (Friday) Last Day of Classes
April 30 through May 4, 2018 Exam Week
May 4, 2018 BGSU Spring Graduate Commencement
May 5, 2018 BGSU Spring Undergraduate Commencement
May 5, 2018 BGSU Firelands Commencement
   
2018 Summer Session  
   
May 15 through August 4, 2017 Summer Sessions
May 15, 2017  - June 23, 2017 First 6-Week Session
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day, No Classes
June 12, 2017 - August 4, 2017 8-Week Session
June 26, 2017 - August 4, 2017 Second 6-Week Session
July 4, 2017 (Tuesday) Independence Day, No Classes
August 5, 2017 (Saturday) BGSU Summer Commencement

IMPORTANT DATES

February 27, 2017 Schedule of Classes Available on the web
  Enrollment Appointments posted to MyBGSU
April 7 - August 27, 2017 Open Enrollment for Fall 2017 classes
August 21, 2017 Fall classes begin.
  100% refund of fees for dropped classes
August 27, 2017 Last day to add classes without college permission
August 28, 2017 Late registration fee in effect.
  80% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 1, 2017 Last day to apply for December graduation, undergraduate students
September 3, 2017 Last day to drop or change grading options without college permission
September 4, 2017 Labor day, No Classes
  60% refund of fees for dropped classes
  Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on Transcripts
September 11, 2017 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 18, 2017 Last day to apply for December graduation, graduate students
  0% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 9 - 10, 2017 Fall Break, No Classes
November 10, 2017 Veteran's Day (Observed), No Classes
  Last day to withdraw and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission
  Last day to withdraw and change grading option, graduates with coordinator and college permission
November 22 - 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break, No Classes
December 8, 2017 Last day of classes
December 11 - 15, 2017 Final exam week
December 15 - 16, 2016 BGSU Commencement (No commencement on the BGSU Firelands campus)
October 28, 2017 - January 15, 2018 Open enrollment for Spring 2018 classes
January 8, 2018 Spring classes begin. 100 % refund for dropped classes
January 15, 2018 Last day to add classes without college permission
January 16, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, No Classes
  80% refund of fees for dropped classes
  Late registration fee in effect
January 20, 2018 Last day to apply for May graduation, undergraduates
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop or change grading option without College Permission
January 23, 2018 60% refund of fees for dropped classes
  Students dropping a class on or after this date receive “W” grade on transcript
January 26, 2018 Last day to apply for May graduation, graduate stduents
January 30, 2018 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
February 6, 2018 0% refund of fees for dropped classes
March 5 - 9, 2018 Spring Recess, No Classes
April 7, 2018 Last day to drop and change grading option, with college permission
April 27, 2018 Last day of classes
April 30 - May 4, 2018 Final Exam Week
May 4 - 5, 2018 BGSU Commencement 
May 5, 2018 BGSU Commencement
  BGSU Firelands Commencement
BGSU Firelands 2017 Summer Sessions Dates

** Schedule of Classes available on the web on Friday, January 20, 2017 **

** Registration for Summer 2017 begins Monday February 13, 2017 **

Regular Academic Session (05/15/17 - 08/04/17) code - 1

Last day to add 05/17/17
Last day to drop 05/19/17

6 Week First Session (05/15/17 - 06/23/17) code - 6W1

Last day to add 05/17/17
Last day to drop 05/19/17

6 Week Second Session (06/26/17 - 08/04/17) code - 6W2

Last day to add 06/28/17
Last day to drop 06/30/17

8 Week Summer Session (06/12/17 – 08/04/17) code - 8WS

Last day to add 06/14/17
Last day to drop 06/16/17

Please use these session dates to determine the session code for each class.

  • A class cannot begin before the session start date.
  • If the class falls outside these dates, use the session closest to the class begin date.
  • When trying to determine sessions, review the "last day to add and drop" dates.