Academic Calendar

Summer 2024

EventDate
Practical experiences classes beginMon, May 13, 2024
First 7-week classes beginMon, May 13, 2024
12-week classes beginMon, May 20, 2024
3-week classes beginMon, May 20, 2024
First 6-week classes beginMon, May 20, 2024
8-week classes beginMon, May 20, 2024
Summer classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, May 20, 2024
Memorial Day (note 1)Mon, May 27, 2024
First 5-week classes beginTue, May 28, 2024
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for August 2024 graduationFri, May 31, 2024
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for August 2024 graduationFri, May 31, 2024
Summer classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, May 31, 2024
3-week classes endSun, Jun 9, 2024
Summer classes end for second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsThu, Jun 13, 2024
Juneteenth National Independence Day observed (note 1)Wed, Jun 19, 2024
Second 7-week classes beginMon, Jun 24, 2024
Summer classes end for first-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, Jun 28, 2024
First 5-week classes endSun, Jun 30, 2024
First 6-week classes endSun, Jun 30, 2024
First 7-week classes endSun, Jun 30, 2024
Second 5-week classes beginMon, Jul 1, 2024
Second 6-week classes beginMon, Jul 1, 2024
Summer final examinations for first-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon-Fri, Jul 1-12, 2024
Independence Day observed (note 1)Thu, Jul 4, 2024
8-week classes endSun, Jul 14, 2024
Second 5-week classes endSun, Aug 4, 2024
Summer commencementSat, Aug 10, 2024
Second 6-week classes endSun, Aug 11, 2024
Second 7-week classes endSun, Aug 11, 2024
Practical experience classes endSun, Aug 11, 2024
12-week classes endSun, Aug 11, 2024

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled and university offices are closed.

Fall 2024

EventDate
Fall international student orientationWed, Aug 14, 2024
Fall graduate student orientationThu, Aug 15, 2024
University convocationFri, Aug 16, 2024
KSU KickoffThu-Sun, Aug 15-18, 2024
Fall classes beginMon, Aug 19, 2024
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December 2024 graduationFri, Aug 23, 2024
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for December 2024 graduationFri, Aug 23, 2024
Labor Day (note 1)Mon, Sep 2, 2024
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May 2025 graduationSun, Sep 15, 2024
Fall Break (note 2)Thu-Sun, Oct 3-6, 2024
Fall classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, Oct 4, 2024
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, Oct 7, 2024
Fall classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, Nov 1, 2024
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon-Fri, Nov 4-15, 2024
Veterans Day observed (note 1)Mon, Nov 11, 2024
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, Nov 18, 2024
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsTue, Nov 26, 2024
Thanksgiving Break (note 2)Wed-Sun, Nov 27-Dec 1, 2024
Thanksgiving Day (note 1)Thu, Nov 28, 2024
Columbus Day observed (note 3)Fri, Nov 29, 2024
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon-Fri, Dec 2-13, 2024
Fall classes endSun, Dec 8, 2024
Fall final examinationsMon-Sun, Dec 9-15, 2024
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August 2025 graduationSun, Dec 15, 2024
Fall commencementFri-Sat, Dec 13-14, 2024
Holiday schedule (note 4)Tue-Wed, Dec 24, 2024-Jan 1, 2025
Presidents Day observed (note 5)Tue, Dec 24, 2024
Christmas Day observed (note 1)Wed, Dec 25, 2024
New Year’s Day observed (note 1)Wed, Jan 1, 2025

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes are scheduled during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Columbus Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed the day after Thanksgiving; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  4. Information about Kent State University's holiday closure schedule will be posted on the Human Resources website.
  5. Presidents Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed contiguous with Christmas Day; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.

Spring 2025

EventDate
Spring classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, Jan 6, 2025
Spring international student orientationThu, Jan 9, 2025
Spring graduate student orientationFri, Jan 10, 2025
Spring classes beginTue, Jan 13, 2025
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for May 2025 graduationFri, Jan 17, 2025
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for May 2025 graduationFri, Jan 17, 2025
Martin Luther King Jr Day (note 1)Mon, Jan 20, 2025
Spring classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, Jan 31, 2025
Summer classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, Feb 3, 2025
Spring break (note 2)Mon-Sun, Mar 10-16, 2025
Spring classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, Mar 14, 2025
Deadline for bachelor's degree candidates to apply for December 2025 graduationSat, Mar 15, 2025
Spring final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon-Fri, Mar 17-28, 2025
Summer classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon, Mar 31, 2025
Spring classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, May 2, 2025
Remembrance Day (note 3)Sun, May 4, 2025
Spring classes endSun, May 4, 2025
Spring final examinationsMon-Sun, May 5-11, 2025
Spring final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine studentsMon-Fri, May 5-16, 2025
Spring commencementsThu-Sun, May 8-11, 2025
Summer classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine studentsFri, May 9, 2025
Spring commencement for College of Podiatric MedicineTBA

Calendar Notes

  1. State-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Remembrance Day (May 4, 1970): no final exams, classes or parts of classes are scheduled from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.