Spring 2018 Academic Calendar
Note: Dates and times listed below are subject to change. Please refer to http://registrar.fsu.edu/registration_guide/spring/academic_calendar/ for the most up-to-date information.
Note: Panama City Campus students should convert times below to Central Time.
|Oct. 2, 2017||Spring 2018 Registration Guide available on FSU Web site http://registrar.fsu.edu.|
|Oct. 2, 2017||Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance begins.|
|Oct. 16, 2017–Dec. 8, 2017||Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”|
|Dec. 1, 2017–Jan. 19, 2018||Tuition and fee payment; View your account status at http://www.fees.fsu.edu.|
|Dec. 1, 2017||Last day for students to submit Spring 2018 FAMU/FSU Cooperative Program applications.|
|Dec. 20, 2017–Jan. 11, 2018||Registration for all new graduate students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”|
|Dec. 21, 2017||Last day to submit waivers or billings for Early Disbursement Financial Aid.|
|Jan. 1, 2018||Spring/Summer Health Insurance coverage begins.|
|Jan. 4, 2018||Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.|
|Jan. 5, 2018||Early Disbursement Financial Aid available from federal, private, and institutional aid via EFT. Please note that deposit processing time varies by bank and some banks might take an extra business day or two to make your direct deposit available to you.|
|Jan. 5, 2018||Last day to file for change in residency status.|
|Jan. 6-11, 2018||Drop/Add. (Includes Law School) Begins 12:00 a.m. on Jan. 6 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 11.|
|Jan. 8, 2018||Classes Begin.|
|Jan. 8–11, 2018||Late Registration ($100.00 late registration fee.)|
|Jan. 11, 2018||Fourth day of classes.
Last day to submit department waivers or billings.
Last day to add courses without academic dean’s permission.
Last day to cancel enrollment and have fees removed.
Last day to drop/add classes and have fees adjusted. Students are liable for all fees for courses remaining on their schedules at 11:59 p.m.
Drop/Add ends at 11:59 p.m.
|Jan. 12, 2018||Fifth day of classes.
Last day to request VA deferments from VA representative in the Student Veterans Center.
All financial aid students must check their financial aid status at https://financialaid.fsu.edu/.
|Jan. 15, 2018||Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance ends.|
|Jan. 15, 2018||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No Classes. University Administrative Offices closed.|
|Jan. 16-26, 2018||Spring 2018 Graduation Application Period. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.|
|Jan. 17, 2018||First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans.
Financial Aid available from fifth day disbursement of state aid via EFT. Please note that deposit processing time varies by bank and some banks might take an extra business day or two to make your direct deposit available to you.
|Jan. 19, 2018||Last day to pay or defer tuition and fees for all students, including veterans who are not using a veteran deferment, without a $100.00 late payment fee. Veterans should contact a VA representative with questions.|
|Jan. 26, 2018||Last day to apply for Spring 2018 Graduation. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.|
|Jan. 30, 2018||Last day to request change to or cancellation of purchase of Spring-Summer Student Health Insurance coverage.|
|Feb. 23, 2018||End of seventh week of semester.
Last day to submit form requesting S/U grading or to change S/U option back to regular grade.
Last day to reduce course load without 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 from school without receiving a grade.
Financial Aid deferments expire.
Final payment for installment contracts due.
Last day for doctoral students to take and pass their preliminary examination in order to add or convert dissertation hours for the current semester.
Last day to petition to reinstate class schedule cancelled for nonpayment of tuition.
|Feb. 26, 2018||Summer and Fall 2018 Registration Guides available. Summer and Fall 2018 course listings available on Course Lookup system.|
|Mar. 2, 2018||Open enrollment for Summer-only Health Insurance begins.Open enrollment for Fall 2018-only and 2018-2019 Annual Health Insurance coverage begins. (Open enrollment closes September 15, 2018.)|
|Mar. 5, 2018||Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 begins.|
|Mar. 12–16, 2018||Spring Break. Residence Halls close Mar. 10, 2018 at noon. Residence Halls reopen Mar. 18, 2018 at noon.|
|Mar. 26, 2018||Last day for doctoral students to submit their manuscript for initial format check.|
|Apr. 9, 2018||Last day for master’s students to submit their manuscript for initial format check.|
|Apr. 6, 2018||End of 12th week of classes. Deadline for late drop with dean’s permission.
Financial Aid Exit Interviews Deadline for all students with federal loans graduating, transferring, or taking less than six semester hours.
|Apr. 23, 2018||Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to submit revised, defended version of manuscript and all required forms.|
|Apr. 27, 2018||Last Day of Classes.
Last day to submit ServScript hours online.
Last day to petition Academic Dean for a reduction in course load (requires documentation of University-approved extenuating circumstances).
Last day to withdraw from the University.
Last day to apply for AA Degree at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400.
Veterans’ Deferments Expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
|April 30–May 4, 2018||Final Exam Week.|
|May 4, 2018||Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.
Last day to submit extensions for “incomplete” grades by 4:00 p.m.Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to receive clearance e-mail from the Manuscript Clearance Office.
|May 5, 2018||Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.
Diplomas dated this date. Residence halls close at noon.
|May 6, 2018||Panama City Commencement: Panama City Marina Civic Center, 1:30 p.m. Central Time.|
|May 8, 2018||Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.|
|May 9, 2018||Grades available online.Summer only Health Insurance plan coverage begins.|
|May 15, 2018||Open enrollment for Summer only Health Insurance ends.|
|June 10, 2018||Last day to request a change to or a cancellation of Summer only Health Insurance.|