Academic Calender

Overview of OU Academic Calendar 2023-2024

The academic calendar for the 2023-2024 academic year at the Open University (OU) is designed to provide students with a clear and organized schedule of important dates and events. The OU is a distance learning institution that offers flexible, accessible, and high-quality education to a wide range of students, including those who may have work or family commitments.

The academic calendar for the 2023-2024 academic year at the Open University includes key dates for registration, teaching periods, assessment periods, and breaks. It is important for students to be aware of these dates to plan their studies effectively and ensure they meet all deadlines.

The OU academic calendar for 2023-2024 includes registration dates, semester schedules, add/drop dates, and other important dates and deadlines. The University of Oklahoma uses a semester system consisting of Fall, Spring, and Summer.

OU academic calendar fall 2023

Check out the important dates and deadlines on the OU academic calendar fall 2023.

  1. Fall 2023 Advance Registration will occur from April 3 to 28, 2023.
  2. The final day to file a Graduation Application is May 1, 2023.
  3. The final day to submit the Master’s Degree Program of Study to the Graduate College is April 3, 2023.
  4. The final day to submit the Master Theses Topic and Committee Membership form to the Graduate College is April 3, 2023.
  5. Continuing Registration and Add/Drop period is from May 1 to August 20, 2023.
  6. The last day to register before classes begin is August 20, 2023.
  7. The cancellation deadline (no record of grade on the transcript) is also on August 20, 2023.
  8. OU Fall 2023 classes start on August 21, 2023. Classes are scheduled to begin, and it is the first day of classes for the semester.
  9. The first day for the late registration fee of $20.00 is August 21, 2023, according to the OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  10. There will be a 100% reduction of charges on complete withdrawals and dropped courses from August 21 to September 1, 2023.
  11. No grade record on dropped courses will be maintained from August 21 to September 1, 2023.
  12. An automatic grade of W will be assigned on complete withdrawal for Graduate students from August 21 to September 29, 2023.
  13. For undergraduate students, a grade of W on complete withdrawal will be assigned from August 21 to December 8, 2023.
  14. The final day to register or add a class without the instructor’s permission is August 25, 2023.
  15. The final day to apply for the Doctoral General Examination is September 1, 2023.
  16. The final day to submit a request for Degree Check (Thesis/Doctoral students only) is September 1, 2023.
  17. After September 1, 2023, no charges will be reduced on dropped courses.
  18. Undergraduate students have until September 1, 2023, to change from audit to credit and vice versa, According to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  19. September 4, 2023, is the Labor Day holiday, with no classes scheduled.
  20. For Graduate students, an automatic grade of W will be assigned for dropped courses from September 5 to 29, 2023.
  21. Undergraduate students will receive an automatic grade of W for dropped courses from September 5 to November 10, 2023.
  22. Fall 2023 Midterm Grades will be assigned from October 2 to 17, 2023.
  23. The final day to submit the Graduate Certificate Program Report Form is October 2, 2023.
  24. For Graduate students, a grade of W or F for dropped courses will be assigned from October 2 to 27, 2023.
  25. The same period, October 2 to December 8, 2023, will see a grade of W or F assigned on complete withdrawals for Graduate students.
  26. The final day to change from credit to audit for Graduate students is October 27, 2023.
  27. From October 30 to December 8, 2023, Graduate students can petition the Graduate College to drop courses.
  28. For Undergraduate students, the period to petition the College Dean to drop courses is from November 13 to December 8, 2023.
  29. The final day to submit the Report of Reading Copy Submission and Request for Authority to Defend (Thesis/Dissertation) is November 17, 2023, according to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  30. OU Thanksgiving Break 2023 is scheduled from November 22 to November 26, 2023.
  31. The final day to file a Graduation Application for Spring 2024 is on December 1, 2023, According to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  32. Also, on December 1, 2023, the final day for Thesis/Dissertation Defense will take place.
  33. A final exam preparation period is scheduled from December 3 to 10, 2023.
  34. Graduate students have until December 8, 2023, to complete the Doctoral General Examination.
  35. December 8, 2023, is also the final day for Non-Thesis Exam, according to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  36. The final day of full-term Fall classes is on December 8, 2023.
  37. On December 8, 2023, the final day to submit the Approval for Thesis/Dissertation Submission to SHAREOK will be.
  38. Similarly, the final day to submit the Thesis/Dissertation to SHAREOK is December 8, 2023.
  39. OU Fall 2023 Final Examinations will be held from December 11 to December 15, 2023.
  40. The final day to complete the work needed for graduation is December 15, 2023.
  41. OU Winter break 2023 or Christmas break will be observed from December 16, 2023, to January 15, 2024.
  42. The Winter Session part of Fall term classes will begin on December 18, 2023.
  43. Fall 2023 Final grades are due on December 19, 2023.
  44. The last day for a refund on Winter Session Dropped Courses is December 20, 2023.
  45. The final day to submit work needed (e.g., transfer work) for Graduation to Academic Records is January 9, 2024.
  46. The last day of the Winter Session part of Fall term classes is January 12, 2024.
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OU academic calendar spring 2024

Check out the important dates and deadlines on the OU academic calendar spring 2024.

  1. Advance Registration for Spring 2024 takes place from October 23 to November 17, 2023.
  2. The final day to file a graduation application is December 1, 2023.
  3. The deadline to submit the Master’s Degree Program of Study to the Graduate College is October 2, 2023.
  4. October 2, 2023, is the final day to submit the Master Theses Topic and Committee Membership form to the Graduate College.
  5. The continuing Registration and Add/Drop period extends from November 20, 2023, to January 15, 2024.
  6. January 15, 2024, is the last day to register before classes begin.
  7. January 15, 2024, also marks the cancellation deadline with no record of the grade on the transcript.
  8. Martin Luther King Day Holiday falls on January 15, 2024.
  9. OU Spring 2024 Classes start on January 16, 2024.
  10. January 16, 2024, is the first day for the late registration fee of $20.00.
  11. The period from January 16, 2024, to January 29, 2024, allows for a 100% reduction of charges on complete withdrawals.
  12. During the same period, January 16, 2024, to January 29, 2024, there is a 100% reduction of charges on dropped courses.
  13. From January 16, 2024, to January 29, 2024, there will be no record of a grade on dropped courses.
  14. Graduate students can receive an automatic grade of W on complete withdrawal from January 16, 2024, to February 23, 2024, According to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  15. Undergraduate students will receive a grade of W on complete withdrawal from January 16, 2024, to May 3, 2024.
  16. The final day to register or add a class without the permission of the instructor is January 19, 2024.
  17. January 26, 2024, is the final day to submit a request for a degree check for Thesis/Doctoral students.
  18. After January 29, 2024, there will be no reduction of charges on dropped courses.
  19. January 29, 2024, is also the final day for undergraduate students to change from audit to credit.
  20. January 29, 2024, is the final day for undergraduate students to change from credit to audit.
  21. January 29, 2024, is the final day for graduate students to change from audit to credit.
  22. From January 30, 2024, to February 23, 2024, graduate students will receive an automatic grade of W for dropped courses.
  23. Undergraduate students will receive an automatic grade of W for dropped courses from January 30, 2024, to April 12, 2024.
  24. Spring 2024 Midterm grades will be available from February 26, 2024, to March 12, 2024.
  25. From February 26, 2024, to March 29, 2024, graduate students will receive a grade of W or F for dropped courses.
  26. From February 26, 2024, to May 3, 2024, graduate students will receive a grade of W or F on complete withdrawals, assigned by the instructor.
  27. March 3, 2024, is the final day to submit the Graduate Certificate Program Report Form.
  28. OU Spring Break 2024 is from March 18, 2024, to March 22, 2024.
  29. Advance Registration for the next term(s) begins on April 1, 2024, according to OU academic calendar 2024-2025.
  30. March 29, 2024, is the final day for graduate students to change from credit to audit.
  31. Graduate students can petition the Graduate College to drop courses from April 1, 2024, to May 3, 2024.
  32. Undergraduate students can petition the College Dean to drop courses from April 15, 2024, to May 3, 2024.
  33. April 12, 2024, is the final day to submit the Report of Reading Copy Submission and Request for Authority to Defend for Thesis/Dissertation.
  34. The Final Exam Preparation Period is from April 28, 2024, to May 5, 2024.
  35. The final day for Thesis/Dissertation Defense is April 26, 2024.
  36. According to OU academic calendar 2023-2024, May 3, 2024, is the final day to complete the Doctoral General Examination.
  37. May 3, 2024, is also the final day for non-thesis exams.
  38. The final day of full-term Spring classes is on May 3, 2024.
  39. May 3, 2024, is the final day to submit approval for Thesis/Dissertation Submission to SHAREOK.
  40. May 3, 2024, is the final day to submit the Thesis/Dissertation to SHAREOK.
  41. Final Examinations for the Spring term are scheduled from May 6, 2024, to May 10, 2024.
  42. May 10, 2024, is the final day to complete the work needed for graduation.
  43. OU Commencement Weekend is from May 10, 2024, to May 12, 2024.
  44. Spring 2024 Final grades are due on May 14, 2024.
  45. May 26, 2024, is the final day to submit work needed, such as transfer work, for graduation to Academic Records, According to OU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  46. May 27, 2024, is the Memorial Day Holiday.
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For more on OU academic calendar 2023-2024, visit the University of Oklahoma office of the registrar website.

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