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Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

Important Dates This Week!

  • Monday, October 24 - Web Registration begins for Degree-seeking Graduate Students and Students receiving Veterans' Educational Benefits
  • Wednesday, October 26 - Current UG Students with earned credit hours at 110 and above, Honors Program Students, and Student-Athletes, ACE
  • Friday, October 28 - Current UG Seniors with earned credit hours at 90 and above, and Teacher Certification

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Important Dates Next Week!

  • Monday, October 31 - Faculty start Student Assessment of Instruction (SAI) process in their classes for Fall 2016
  • Monday, October 31 - Current UG Juniors with earned credit hours at 75 and above
  • Tuesday, November 1 - Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty for Fall 2016
  • Wednesday, November 2 - Current UG Juniors with earned credit hours at 60 and above
  • Friday, November 4 - Current UG Sophomores with earned credit hours at 45 and above

Spring 2010 - Official

Colleges submit draft Spring 2010 Course Schedule to Registrar Monday, July 6
Textbook Order Deadline for Spring 2010 Thursday, October 15
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: FGCU Honor Program Students, Graduate, UG Seniors, Student Athletes, Teacher Certification [1] Monday, October 19
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Juniors [1] Thursday, October 22
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Sophomores [1] Monday, October 26
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Freshmen, High School Dual Enrolled [1] Thursday, October 29
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins [1] Monday, November 9
Request Readmission After Indefinite Suspension Deadline Monday, November 9
Post-Bacalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, November 16
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, December 7
Last Day to Mail Payment Monday, December 28
Classes Begin Thursday, January 7
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Thursday, January 7
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Thursday, January 7
Registration for Senior Citizens (no late fee) Wednesday, January 13
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends Wednesday, January 13
Payment Deadline 5:00 pm (late fee assessed after this date) Wednesday, January 13
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline - Deadline 5:00 pm (100% Refund) Wednesday, January 13
Residency Reclassification for Tuition - Deadline 5:00pm Wednesday, January 13
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) - Payment Deadline Date Wednesday, January 13
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, January 16
MLK Holiday Observed (no classes) Monday, January 18
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Tuesday, January 19
Last Day to Withdraw from All Classes for 25% Refund Wednesday, January 27
Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions [3] Wednesday, February 3
Reinstatement with Full Payment - Deadline 5:00 pm Friday, February 19
Spring Break (no classes) [5] Monday, March 1 -
Saturday, March 6
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, March 19
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours (graduating seniors) Friday, April 2
Last Day of Classes for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday classes Wednesday, April 21
Last Day of Classes for Monday classes [6] Thursday, April 22
Spring 2010 Monday classes only meet Thursday, April 22
Reading Day Friday, April 23
Finals Begin Saturday, April 24
Finals End/ Last Day of Semester Friday, April 30
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness [4] Friday, April 30
Commencement (Projected) Sunday, May 2
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon Monday, May 3
  1. For priority group registration dates, go to Eagle Registration: FGCU Employees using Tuition Vouchers can use Eagle Registration according to their priority group.
  2. State Tuition Waivers may be presented to the Office of the Registrar during this period without late registration fees.
  3. Last day for undergraduate seniors to submit Grade Forgiveness forms if applying for graduation - see academic advisor for details.
  4. Grade Forgiveness applications are due from Seniors who have NOT applied for graduation, all Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen. Not applicable for graduate level students or Seniors who have applied for graduation - see footnote 3.
  5. Spring 2010 only - Saturday classes will meet March 6.
  6. This meeting day adjustment is to balance the semester long meeting dates for Mondays


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Academic Calendar Guidelines can be found here. (.PDF - 163 KB)