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Florida State University General Bulletin

Fall Registration Guide 2015

(Fall 2016 will be available February 29, 2016)


Fall 2015 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, 2015 Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance begins. Open enrollment for the annual dental plan opens.
Mar. 16–April 24, 2015 Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”
July 13–Aug. 7, 2015 Registration re-opens for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”
Aug. 1, 2015 Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Fall 2015 Cooperative Program applications.
Aug. 19, 2015 Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 20, 2015 Early Disbursement Financial Aid available via EFT.
Aug. 22–27, 2015 Drop/Add. (Includes College of Law.) 8:00 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
Aug. 23, 2015 New Student Convocation, Civic Center, 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 24, 2015 Classes Begin.
Application window opens for Graduation Fall 2015. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.
Last day to file for change in residency status.
Aug. 24–27, 2015 Late Registration. ($100.00 late registration fee.)
Aug. 27, 2015 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.
Aug. 28, 2015 Fifth Day of Classes.
Registration for state employees (non-FSU employees) using State Employee Fee Waivers (see ‘State Employee Fee Registration’ in “Registration Information” for instructions).
Last day to request VA deferment from VA representative.
Last day to submit waivers or billings.
Aug. 31, 2015 First day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.
Financial aid available via EFT in FSUCard accounts on or before this day.
First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans.
All financial aid students must check their financial aid status at http://my.fsu.edu.
Sept. 4, 2015 Last day to pay or defer 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. 7, 2015 Labor Day. No classes.
Sept. 11, 2015 Last day to file for Fall 2015 Graduation. (Visit https://www.my.fsu.edu.)
Sept. 15, 2015 Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance and annual dental plan ends.
Sept. 22, 2015 Last day to request change to or cancellation of Fall only or Annual Student Health Insurance via e-mail to healthcompliance@fsu.edu.
Sept. 28, 2015 Spring 2016 Registration Guide available. Spring 2016 course listings available through Student Central at https://my.fsu.edu.
Oct. 3, 2015 Final payment for installment contracts due.
Financial Aid Deferments Expire.
Oct. 9, 2015 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.
Oct. 12, 2015 Registration for Spring 2016 begins.
Oct. 19, 2015 Last day for doctoral students to submit their manuscripts for initial format check.
Oct. 30, 2015 Parent’s weekend
Nov. 2, 2015 Last day for master’s students to submit their manuscript for initial format check.
Nov. 11, 2015 Veterans’ Day Holiday. No Classes.
Nov. 13, 2015 End of 12th week of semester.
Deadline for late drop with Dean’s permission.
Homecoming: No classes after 1:10 p.m.
Nov. 16, 2015 Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to submit revised, defended version of manuscript and all required forms.
Nov. 25–29, 2015 Thanksgiving Day Holiday. No classes.
Nov. 27, 2015 Financial Aid Exit Interview Deadline for all students with federal loans graduating, transferring, or taking less than six semester hours (visit https://www.my.fsu.edu and log on to Secure Apps).
Dec. 1, 2015 Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Spring 2016 Cooperative Program applications.
Dec. 4, 2015 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 Certificate at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400
Veterans’ Deferments Expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
Dec. 7–11, 2015 Final Exam Week.
Dec. 9, 2015 Last day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.
Dec. 11, 2015 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 all doctoral and master’s students to receive clearance email from the Manuscript Clearance Office.
Commencement, Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2015 Residence Halls close at noon.
Commencement, Civic Center, 9:00 a.m.
Diplomas dated this date.
Dec. 15, 2015 Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 16, 2015 Grades available online.