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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

University Calendar

Opening and Closing Dates

Fall August 29—December 16
Homecoming October 14
Spring January 9—May 5
Spring Break March 13—March 17
Summer 2017
12 Week Session (A) May 15—August 4
First 6 Week Session (B) May 15—June 23
Second 6 Week Session (C) June 26—August 4
First 8 Week Session (F–Law) May 8—June 30

For extended dates, see the Extended Calendar available online at

Legal Holidays (No Classes)

Labor Day Monday, September 5
Veteran's Day Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24
Friday after Thanksgiving Friday, November 25
Christmas Day Sunday, December 25
New Year's Day Sunday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16
Memorial Day Monday, May 29
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4

For registration dates, see the Registration Guide available online at

Admission/Readmission/Non-Degree/Transient Application Deadlines*

Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
Freshman January 13 The University does not ordinarily accept freshman applications in the Spring. January 18
Transfer June 1 November 1 March 1
Graduate1 July 1 November 1 March 1
Undergraduate August 1 December 1 April 1
Graduate1 July 1 November 1 March 1
Undergraduate August 1 December 1 April 1
Graduate August 1 December 1 April 1
Transient Student      
Undergraduate2 August 1 December 1 April 1
Graduate August 1 December 1 April 1

1 Many graduate programs have earlier deadlines than the University-wide published dates. Contact the individual program or department for the applicable admission deadline. Programs that use the University-wide dates may have earlier deadlines for financial-award consideration.

2 Includes the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University/Florida State University Interinstitutional Registration Program.

*All information used to make an admission decision must be received by the published deadline. If the University deadline falls on a weekend, applicants have until the following Monday to submit applications and all supporting documents. Additionally, the University reserves the right to close admission earlier if warranted by enrollment limitations. Deadlines for applications and supporting documents at the FSU Panama City Campus are typically one month prior to the start of each term. Further information on the Panama City campus is available at