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Florida State University General Bulletin

Fall Registration Guide 2016

(Fall 2017 will be available February 27, 2017)


Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

Note: Dates and times listed below are subject to change. Please refer to http://registrar.fsu.edu/dir_class/fall/acad_cal.htm for the most up-to-date information.

Note: Panama City Campus students must convert all times listed to Central Time unless already noted.

Mar. 2, 2016 Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance begins.
Open enrollment for the annual dental plan opens.
Mar. 14–April 22, 2016 Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”
July 11–Aug. 5, 2016 Registration re-opens for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”
Aug. 1, 2016 Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Fall 2016 Cooperative Program applications.
Aug. 23, 2016 Early Disbursement Financial Aid available via EFT.
Aug. 24, 2016 Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 27–Sept. 1, 2016 Drop/Add. (Includes College of Law.) 8:00 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
Late Registration. ($100.00 late registration fee)
Aug. 28, 2016 New Student Convocation, Civic Center, 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 29, 2016 Classes Begin.
Application window opens for Graduation Fall 2016. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.
Last day to file for change in residency status.
Sept. 1, 2016 Fourth Day of Classes.
Last day to Drop/Add and have fees adjusted.
Last day to cancel enrollment and have fees removed.
Last day to add a course without Academic Dean’s permission.
Last day to submit waivers or billings.
Sept. 2, 2016 Fifth Day of Classes.
Last day to request VA deferment from VA representative.
Sept. 5, 2016 Labor Day. No classes.
Sept. 5, 2016 First day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.
Sept. 6, 2016 First day to apply for financial aid deferments.
Sept. 9, 2016 Last day to pay or defer tuition, housing, or fees for all students, including veterans who are not using a veteran deferment, without a $100.00 late fee. Veterans should contact a VA representative with questions.
Sept. 14, 2016 Last day to request change to or cancellation of Fall only or Annual Student Health Insurance via e-mail to healthcompliance@fsu.edu.
Sept. 15, 2016 Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance and annual dental plan ends.
Sept. 16, 2016 Last day to file for Fall 2016 Graduation. (Visit https://www.my.fsu.edu.)
Sept. 26, 2016 Spring 2017 Registration Guide available.
Spring 2017 course listings available through Student Central at https://my.fsu.edu.
Sept. 30, 2016 Parent’s weekend
Oct. 14, 2016 End of seventh week of semester.
Last day to submit form requesting S/U grading or to change S/U option back to a regular grade.
Last day to reduce course load without the permission of Academic Dean. Dean’s permission required to drop below twelve semester hours.
Last day to drop a course without receiving a grade.
Last day to withdraw without receiving a grade.
Last day for doctoral students to take and pass their preliminary examination in order to add or convert dissertation hours for the current semester.
Financial Aid Deferments expire.
Final payment for installment contracts due.
Homecoming: No classes after 1:10 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2016 Registration for Spring 2017 begins.
Oct. 31, 2016 Last day to submit doctoral dissertation or treatise for initial format review.
Nov. 11, 2016 Veterans’ Day. No Classes.
Nov. 14, 2016 Last day to submit master’s thesis for initial format review.
Nov. 18, 2016 End of 12th week of semester.

Deadline for late drop with Dean’s permission.
Nov. 23–27, 2016 Thanksgiving Day Holiday. No classes.
Nov. 28, 2016 Last day for submission of final defended thesis, dissertation, or treatise and required forms.
Dec. 1, 2016 Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Spring 2016 Cooperative Program applications.
Dec. 9, 2016 Last Day of Classes.
Last day to reduce course load, if permitted, by the Academic Dean.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University.
Last day to apply for AA Degree at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400
Last day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.
Dec. 12–16, 2016 Final Exam Week.
Dec. 16, 2016 Semester Ends.

Last day to submit extensions for “incomplete” grades by 4:00 p.m. Last day to turn in ServScript verification forms.
Last day for thesis, dissertation, and treatise students to receive clearance email from the Manuscript Clearance Office.
Veterans’ Deferments expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
Commencement, Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 17, 2016 Residence Halls close at noon.
Commencement, Civic Center, 9:00 a.m.
Diplomas dated this date.
Dec. 20, 2016 Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 21, 2016 Grades available online.