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Registration Guide Fall 2018

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.