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Florida State University General Bulletin

Fall Registration Guide 2014

(Fall 2015 will be available March 2, 2015)

Fall 2014 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, 2014

Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance begins.

Mar. 17–Aug. 28, 2014

Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See "Enrollment Appointments."

Aug. 18, 2014

Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Fall 2014 Cooperative Program applications.

Aug. 20, 2014

Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.

Aug. 24, 2014

New Student Convocation, Civic Center, 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 25, 2014

Classes Begin.
Application window opens for Graduation Fall 2014. Apply online through Secure Apps at https://my.fsu.edu.
Last day to file for change in residency status.

Aug. 25–28, 2014

Drop/Add. (Includes College of Law.) 8:00 a.m.–11:59 p.m.

Aug. 25–28, 2014

Late Registration. ($100.00 late registration fee.)

Aug. 28, 2014

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. 29, 2014

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 in Registrar's Office.
Last day to submit waivers or billings.

Sept. 1, 2014

Labor Day. No Classes.

Sept. 1, 2014

First day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.

Sept. 2, 2014

Financial aid available via EFT in FSUCard accounts.
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. 5, 2014

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. 12, 2014

Last day to file for Fall 2014 Graduation. (Visit https://my.fsu.edu.)

Sept. 15, 2014

Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance ends.

Sept. 29, 2014

Spring 2015 Registration Guide available. Spring 2015 course listings available through Student Central at https://my.fsu.edu.

Oct. 3, 2014

Final payment for installment contracts due.
Financial Aid Deferments Expire.

Oct. 10, 2014

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. 13, 2014

Registration for Spring 2015 begins.

Oct. 20, 2014

Last day to submit doctoral dissertation or treatise for initial format review.

Nov. 3, 2014

Last day to submit master's thesis for initial format review.

Nov. 7, 2014

Homecoming: No classes after 1:10 p.m.

Nov. 11, 2014

Veterans' Day Holiday. No Classes.

Nov. 14, 2014

End of 12th week of semester.
Deadline for late drop with Dean's permission.

Nov. 17, 2014

Last day for submission of final defended version of thesis, dissertation or treatise and required forms.

Nov. 26–30, 2014

Thanksgiving Day Holiday. No classes.

Nov. 28, 2014

Financial Aid Exit Interview Deadline for all students with federal loans graduating, transferring, or taking less than six semester hours (visit https://my.fsu.edu and log on to Secure Apps).

Dec. 3, 2014

Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Spring 2015 Cooperative Program applications.
Official Thesis/Dissertation manuscript approval deadline, 408 Westcott.

Dec. 5, 2014

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
Last day for thesis, dissertation and treatise students to receive an email from Manuscript Clearance confirming final clearance in order to remain eligible for a degree this term

Dec. 8–12, 2014

Final Exam Week.

Dec. 10, 2014

Last day of classes for International Programs (IP) Fall Session.

Dec. 12, 2014

Semester Ends.
Last day to submit extensions for "incomplete" grades by 4:00 p.m.
Last day to turn in ServScript hours online.
Veterans' Deferments Expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
Commencement, Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
Diplomas dated this date.

Dec. 13, 2014

Residence Halls close at noon.
Commencement, Civic Center, 9:00 a.m.

Dec. 16, 2014

Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.

Dec. 17, 2014

Grades available online.