Academic Calendar

Summer 2019

Event Date
Kent Campus steam shutdown (6 p.m. to 6 p.m.) Sun-Sun, May 12-19, 2019
Summer classes begin for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, May 13, 2019
Summer intersession classes begin Mon, May 20, 2019
Memorial Day (note 1) Mon, May 27, 2019
Summer classes begin for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Tue, May 28, 2019
Summer classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, May 31, 2019
Fall classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Jun 3, 2019
Summer intersession classes end Fri, Jun 7, 2019
Summer classes end for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jun 7, 2019
Summer I classes begin Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Summer II classes begin Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Fall classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for August 2019 graduation Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for August 2019 graduation Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Independence Day (note 1) Thu, Jul 4, 2019
Summer classes end for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jul 5, 2019
Summer final examinations for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Mon, Jul 8-15, 2019
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for August 2019 graduation Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Summer I classes end Sat, Jul 13, 2019
Summer III classes begin Mon, Jul 15, 2019
Summer II classes end Sat, Aug 3, 2019
Fall classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Aug 5, 2019
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for August 2019 graduation Mon, Aug 5, 2019
Summer III classes end Sat, Aug 17, 2019
Summer commencement Sat, Aug 17, 2019

Calendar Notes

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

Fall 2019

Event Date
Fall international student orientation Wed, Aug 14, 2019
Fall graduate student orientation Thu-Fri, Aug 15-16, 2019
University convocation Mon, Aug 19, 2019
KSU Kickoff Mon-Wed, Aug 19-21, 2019
Fall classes begin Thu, Aug 22, 2019
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December 2019 graduation Fri, Aug 30, 2019
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for December 2019 graduation Fri, Aug 30, 2019
Labor Day (note 1) Mon, Sep 2, 2019
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May 2019 graduation Sun, Sep 15, 2019
Fall classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Sep 27, 2019
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Sep 30-Oct 11, 2019
Fall classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Oct 4, 2019
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 7, 2019
Fall break (note 2) Thu-Sun, Oct 10-13, 2019
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 14, 2019
Veterans Day observed (note 1) Mon, Nov 11, 2019
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for December 2019 graduation Fri, Nov 8, 2019
Thanksgiving break (note 3) Wed-Sun, Nov 27-Dec 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Day (note 1) Thu, Nov 28, 2019
Columbus Day observed (note 4) Fri, Nov 29, 2019
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Nov 29, 2019
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for December 2019 graduation Mon, Nov 25, 2019
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Dec 2-13, 2019
Fall classes end Sun, Dec 8, 2019
Fall final examinations Mon-Sun, Dec 9-15, 2019
Fall commencements Fri-Sat, Dec 13-14, 2019
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August 2020 graduation Sun, Dec 15, 2019
Holiday schedule (note 5) TBA
Presidents Day observed (note 6) Tue, Dec 24, 2019
Christmas day (note 1) Wed, Dec 25, 2019
New Year’s Day (note 1) Wed, Jan 1, 2020

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Thanksgiving break: no classes are scheduled Wednesday through Sunday; offices are closed Thursday and Friday.
  4. Columbus Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed the day after Thanksgiving; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  5. Kent State may operate on a holiday schedule during the last part of December. When that occurs, information will be communicated to faculty and staff by the Division of Human Resources.
  6. Presidents Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed contiguous with Christmas Day; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.

Spring 2020

Event Date
Spring classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Jan 6, 2020
Spring international student orientation Thu, Jan 9, 2020
Spring graduate student orientation Fri, Jan 10, 2020
Spring classes begin Mon, Jan 13, 2020
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for May 2020 graduation Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for May graduation Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr Day (note 1) Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Spring classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jan 31, 2020
Summer classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Feb 3, 2020
Spring classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Feb 7, 2020
Spring final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Feb 10-21, 2020
Summer classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Mar 2, 2020
Deadline for bachelor's degree candidates to apply for December 2020 graduation Sun, Mar 15, 2020
Spring break (note 2) Mon-Sun, Mar 23-29, 2020
Spring classes resume Mon, Mar 30, 2020
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for May 2020 graduation Fri, Apr 3, 2020
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for May 2020 graduation Mon, Apr 20, 2020
Spring classes end Tue, Apr 28, 2020
Reading Day Wed, Apr 29, 2020
Spring final examinations Thu-Thu, Apr 30-May 7, 2020
Spring classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, May 1, 2020
Remembrance Day (note 3) Mon, May 4, 2020
Spring final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, May 4-15, 2020
Summer classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Sat, May 9, 2020
Spring commencement Sat, May 9, 2020
Spring commencement for College of Podiatric Medicine Fri, May 15, 2020

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed 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 or classes are scheduled for the day.