Academic Calendar

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 commencements Fri-Sat, May 8-9, 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.

Summer 2020

Event Date
Summer classes begin for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, May 18, 2020
Summer intersession classes begin Thu, May 14, 2020
Memorial Day (note 1) Mon, May 25, 2020
Summer classes begin for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Tue, May 26, 2020
Summer classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, May 29, 2020
Summer intersession classes end Wed, Jun 3, 2020
Summer I classes begin Thu, Jun 4, 2020
Summer II classes begin Thu, Jun 4, 2020
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for August 2020 graduation Fri, Jun 12, 2020
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for August 2020 graduation Fri, Jun 12, 2020
Summer classes end for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jun 12, 2020
Summer classes end for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Thu, Jul 2, 2020
Independence Day observed (note 1) Fri, Jul 3, 2020
Summer final examinations for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Mon, Jul 6-13, 2020
Summer I classes end Wed, Jul 8, 2020
Summer III classes begin Thu, Jul 9, 2020
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for August 2020 graduation Fri, Jul 10, 2020
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for August 2020 graduation Mon, Jul 27, 2020
Summer II classes end Wed, Jul 29, 2020
Summer III classes end Wed, Aug 12, 2020
Summer commencement Sat, Aug 15, 2020

Calendar Notes

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

Fall 2020

Event Date
Fall international student orientation Wed, Aug 19, 2020
Fall graduate student orientation Thu-Fri, Aug 20-21, 2020
University convocation Mon, Aug 24, 2020
KSU Kickoff Mon-Wed, Aug 24-26, 2020
Fall classes begin Thu, Aug 27, 2020
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December 2020 graduation Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for December 2020 graduation Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Labor Day (note 1) Mon, Sep 7, 2020
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May 2020 graduation Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Fall classes end for third- and fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Oct 2, 2020
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Oct 5-16, 2020
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 5, 2020
Fall break (note 2) Thu-Sun, Oct 15-18, 2020
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Veterans Day observed (note 1) Wed, Nov 11, 2020
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for December 2020 graduation Fri, Nov 6, 2020
Thanksgiving break (note 3) Wed-Sun, Nov 25-29, 2020
Thanksgiving Day (note 1) Thu, Nov 26, 2020
Columbus Day observed (note 4) Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for December 2020 graduation Mon, Nov 30, 2020
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Nov 30-Dec 11, 2020
Fall classes end Sun, Dec 13, 2020
Fall final examinations Mon-Sun, Dec 14-20, 2020
Fall commencements Fri-Sat, Dec 18-19, 2020
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August 2020 graduation Tue, Dec 15, 2020
Holiday schedule (note 5) TBA
Presidents Day observed (note 6) Thu, Dec 24, 2020
Christmas day (note 1) Fri, Dec 25, 2020
New Year’s Day (note 1) Fri, 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.