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Registration Guide Spring 2018

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.