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Registration Guide Spring 2021

Spring 2021 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 must convert all times listed to Central Time unless already noted.

Sep. 28, 2020

Spring 2021 Registration Guide available on FSU Web site http://registrar.fsu.edu.

Oct. 2, 2020

Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance begins.

Oct. 26, 2020–Dec. 4, 2020

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

Nov. 29, 2020–Jan. 15, 2021

Tuition and fee payment; View your account status at https://fees.fsu.edu.

Dec. 1, 2020

Last day for students to submit Spring 2021 FAMU/FSU Cooperative Program applications.

Dec. 16, 2020–Jan. 11, 2021

Registration for all new graduate students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”

Dec. 18, 2020

Last day to submit waivers or billings for Early Disbursement Financial Aid.

Jan. 1, 2021

Spring/Summer Health Insurance coverage begins.

Jan. 4, 2021

Residence Halls open at 5:00 p.m.Last day to file for change in residency status.

Jan. 5, 2021

Drop/Add. (Includes Law School) Begins 6:00 p.m. on Jan. 5 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 11.

Jan. 6, 2021

Classes Begin. 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. 6, 2021

Late Registration ($100.00 late registration fee.)

Jan. 11, 2021

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, 2021

Fifth day of classes. Last day to request VA deferments from VA representative in Student Veterans Affairs. All financial aid students must check their financial aid status at https://financialaid.fsu.edu/.

Jan. 13–29, 2021

Spring 2021 Graduation Application Period. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.

Jan. 14, 2021

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. 15, 2021

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. 15, 2021

Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance ends.

Jan. 18, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No Classes. University Administrative Offices closed.

Jan. 29, 2021

Last day to apply for Spring 2021 Graduation. Apply online through Course Quicklinks at https://my.fsu.edu.

Jan. 31, 2021

Last day to request change to or cancellation of purchase of Spring-Summer Student Health Insurance coverage.

Feb. 19, 2021

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.

Mar. 2, 2021

Open enrollment for Summer-only Health Insurance begins. (Open enrollment closes May 15, 2021.)Open enrollment for Fall 2021-only and 2021-2022 Annual Health Insurance coverage begins. (Open enrollment closes September 15, 2021.)

Mar. 8, 2021

Summer and Fall 2021 Registration Guides available. Summer and Fall 2021 course listings available on Course Lookup system.

Mar. 15, 2021

Registration for Summer and Fall 2021 begins.Last day to submit doctoral dissertation or treatise for pre-defense format review.

Mar. 19, 2021

Engineering Late Drop Deadline

Mar. 22, 2021

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

Mar. 26, 2021

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.

April 5, 2021

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

April 9, 2021

Homecoming. No classes after 12:00 p.m.

April 16, 2021

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 17, 2021

Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.

April 18, 2021

Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.

April 18, 2021

Financial Aid Exit Interviews Deadline for all students with federal loans graduating, transferring, or taking less than six semester hours.

April 19–23, 2021

Final Exam Week.

April 23, 2021

Semester Ends.
Last day for thesis, dissertation, and treatise students to receive an email from Manuscript Clearance confirming final clearance.
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.

April 24, 2021

Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.
Diplomas dated this date.
Residence halls close at noon.

April 24, 2021

Panama City Commencement: Tommy Oliver Stadium, Panama City, Florida, 6:00 p.m. Central Time.

April 27, 2021

Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.

April 28, 2021

Grades available online.

May 10, 2021

Summer only Health Insurance plan coverage begins.

May 15, 2021

Open enrollment for Summer only Health Insurance ends.

May 31, 2021

Memorial Day Observed. University Closed.

June 9, 2021

Last day to request a change to or a cancellation of Summer only Health Insurance.

*All dates are subject to change based on University policy.