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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

University Calendar

Opening and Closing Dates

Fall August 24–December 11
Homecoming October 18–24
Spring January 6–April 30
Spring Break March 15–March 19
Summer 2021
12 Week Session (A) May 10–July 30
First 6 Week Session (B) May 10–June 18
Second 6 Week Session (C) June 21–July 30
8 Week Session (F) May 10–July 2
Law 8 Week Session (LW8) May 3–June 25

For extended dates, see the Extended Calendar available online at

Legal Holidays (No Classes)

Labor Day Monday, September 7
Veteran's Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26
Friday after Thanksgiving Friday, November 27
Christmas Day Friday, December 25
New Year's Day Friday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 18
Memorial Day Monday, May 31
Independence Day Sunday, July 4

For registration dates, see the Registration Guide available online at

Admission/Readmission/Non-Degree/Transient Application Deadlines*

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
Freshman November 1 The University does not typically accept first year in college applications for the Spring term. November 1
Transfer June 1 November 1 March 1
Graduate1 July 1 November 1 March 1
Undergraduate June 1 November 1 March 1
Graduate1 July 1 November 1 March 1
Undergraduate August 1 December 1 April 1
Graduate August 1 December 1 April 1
Transient Student
Undergraduate2 August 1 December 1 April 1
Graduate August 1 December 1 April 1

1 Many graduate programs have earlier deadlines than the University-wide published dates. Contact the individual program or department for the applicable admission deadline. Programs that use the University-wide dates may have earlier deadlines for financial-award consideration.

2 Includes the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University/Florida State University Interinstitutional Registration Program.

*All information used to make an admission decision must be received by the published deadline. If the University deadline falls on a weekend, applicants have until the following Monday to submit applications and all supporting documents. Additionally, the University reserves the right to close admission earlier if warranted by enrollment limitations. Deadlines for applications and supporting documents at the FSU Panama City Campus are typically one month prior to the start of each term. Further information on the Panama City campus is available at