Fall 2018 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.
|Mar. 2, 2018||Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance begins.|
|Mar. 5–April 27, 2018||Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”|
|July 9–Aug. 3, 2018||Registration re-opens for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”|
|Aug. 1, 2018||Last day for community college and FSU students to submit Fall 2018 transient applications.|
|Aug. 15, 2018||Fall only/Annual Health Insurance coverage begins.|
|Aug. 21, 2018||Early Disbursement Financial Aid available via EFT.|
|Aug. 22, 2018||Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.|
|Aug. 25–30, 2018||Drop/Add. (Includes College of Law.) Begins 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 25 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 30.|
|Aug. 26, 2018||New Student Convocation, Civic Center, 1:30 p.m.|
|Aug. 27, 2018||Classes Begin. Last day to file for change in residency status.|
|Aug. 27-30, 2018||Late Registration ($100.00 late registration fee).|
|Aug. 30, 2018||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. 31, 2018||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.
|Sept. 3, 2018||Labor Day. No classes.|
|Sept. 3-17, 2018||Fall 2018 Graduation Application Period. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.|
|Sept. 5, 2018||First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans.|
|Sept. 7, 2018||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. 14, 2018||Last day to request change to or cancellation of Fall only or Annual Student Health Insurance.|
|Sept. 17, 2018||Last day to apply for Fall 2018 Graduation. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu. Open enrollment for Fall-only and Annual Health Insurance ends.|
|Sept. 21-22, 2018||Parents’ Weekend|
|Oct. 1, 2018||Spring 2019 Registration Guide available. Spring 2019 course listings available on Course Lookup system.Open enrollment for Spring Health Insurance begins.|
|Oct. 15, 2018||Registration for Spring 2019 begins.|
|Oct. 19, 2018 (Rescheduled from Oct. 12, 2018 due to Hurricane Michael)||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. 19, 2018||Homecoming. No classes after 1:10 p.m.|
|Oct. 22, 2018||Last day to submit doctoral dissertation or treatise for pre-defense format review.|
|Nov. 5, 2018||Last day to submit master’s thesis for pre-defense format review.|
|Nov. 12, 2018||Veterans’ Day observed. No Classes.|
|Nov. 16, 2018||End of 12th week of semester.
Deadline for late drop with dean’s permission.
|Nov. 19, 2018||Last day for submission of the post-defense, content-corrected thesis, dissertation or treatise and required forms.|
|Nov. 21–25, 2018||Thanksgiving Day Holiday. No classes.|
|Dec. 1, 2018||Last day for community college and FSU students to submit Spring 2019 transient applications.|
|Dec. 7, 2018||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. 10–14, 2018||Final Exam Week.|
|Dec. 14, 2018||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 Manuscript Clearance confirming final clearance.
Commencement, Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
|Dec. 15, 2018||Commencement, Civic Center, 9:00 a.m.
Diplomas dated this date.
Residence Halls close at noon.
|Dec. 18, 2018||Online Grades due by 4:00 p.m.|
|Dec. 19, 2018||Grades available online.|