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Registration Guide Fall 2020

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Note: Dates and times listed below are subject to change. Please refer to http://registrar.fsu.edu/registration_guide/fall/academic_calendar/ for the most up-to-date information.

Note: Panama City Campus students must convert all times listed to Central Time unless already noted.

Feb. 13, 2020

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

Mar. 9–May 1, 2020

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

July 16–July 31, 2020

Registration re-opens for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”

Aug. 1, 2020

Last day for community college and FSU students to submit Fall 2020 transient applications.

Aug. 15, 2020

Fall only/Annual Health Insurance coverage begins.
Last day to submit waivers or billings for Early Disbursement.

Aug. 18, 2020

Early Disbursement Financial Aid available via EFT.

Aug. 20, 2020

Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.

Aug. 22–27, 2020

Drop/Add. (Includes College of Law.) Begins 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 24 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 27.

Aug. 23, 2020

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

Aug. 24, 2020

Classes Begin.
Last day to file for change in residency status.

Aug. 24–27, 2020

Late Registration ($100.00 late registration fee).

Aug. 27, 2020

Fourth Day of Classes.
Last day to drop/add and have fees adjusted. Students are liable for all fees for courses remaining on their schedules at 11:59 p.m.
Last day to cancel enrollment and have fees removed.
Last day to add a course without academic dean’s permission.

Aug. 28, 2020

Fifth Day of Classes.
Last day to request VA deferment from VA representative at the Student Veterans Center.
Last day to submit waivers or billings.

Aug. 31–Sept. 11, 2020

Fall 2020 Graduation Application Period. Apply online at https://my.fsu.edu.

Sept. 1, 2020

First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans.

Sept. 4, 2020

Last day to pay or defer tuition, housing, or 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, 2020

Labor Day. No classes.

Sept. 11, 2020

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 Graduation. Apply online at https://my.fsu.edu.

Sept. 15, 2020

Last day to request change to or cancellation of Fall-only or Annual Student Health Insurance.

Sept. 15, 2020

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

Sept. 28, 2020

Spring 2021 Registration Guide available. Spring 2021 course listings available on Course Lookup system.
Open enrollment for Spring Health Insurance begins.

Oct. 9, 2020

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 from school without receiving a grade.
Last day to petition to reinstate class schedule cancelled for nonpayment of tuition.
Last day for doctoral students to take and pass their preliminary examination in order to add or convert dissertation hours for the current semester.
Financial Aid deferments expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
Final payment for installment contracts due.

Oct. 12, 2020

Registration for Spring 2021 begins.

Oct. 16-18, 2020

Family Weekend

Oct. 26, 2020

Last day to submit doctoral dissertation or treatise for pre-defense format review.

Nov. 6, 2020

End of 11th week of semester.
Deadline for FAMU-FSU College of Engineering late drop with dean’s permission.

Nov. 9, 2020

Last day to submit master’s thesis for pre-defense format review.

Nov. 11, 2020

Veterans’ Day observed. No Classes.

Nov. 13, 2020

End of 12th week of semester.
Deadline for late drop with dean’s permission.
Homecoming. No classes after 1:10 p.m.

Nov. 23, 2020

Last day for submission of the post-defense, content-approved thesis, dissertation, or treatise and required forms.

Nov. 25–29, 2020

Thanksgiving Day Holiday. No classes.

Dec. 1, 2020

Last day for community college and FSU students to submit Spring 2021 transient applications.

Dec. 4, 2020

Last Day of Classes.
Last day to petition academic dean for a reduction in course load.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University.
Last day to apply for AA Degree at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400.
Veteran’s Deferments expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.

Dec. 7–11, 2020

Final Exam Week.

Dec. 11, 2020

Semester Ends.
Last day to submit extensions for “incomplete” grades by 4:00 p.m.
Last day to turn in ServScript hours online.
Last day for thesis, dissertation, and treatise students to receive an email from the Manuscript Clearance Office confirming final clearance.
Commencement, Civic Center, 2:00 p.m.
Commencement, Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 12, 2020

Diplomas dated this date.
Residence Halls close at noon.

Dec. 15, 2020

Online Grades due by 4:00 p.m.

Dec. 16, 2020

Grades available online.