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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 2011 - Official (Last Updated 10/06/2009)

Colleges submit Spring 2011 Course Schedule to Registrar Monday, July 5
(Faculty) Textbook Order Deadline for Spring 2011 Friday, October 15
Web Registration begins for Degree Students: Graduate, Teacher Certification, UG Seniors, Student Athletes, & Honors Program [1] Monday, October 25
Web Registration begins for Degree Students: Junior Thursday, October 28
Web Registration begins for Degree Students: Sophomores Monday, November 1
Web Registration begins for Degree Students: Freshmen, High School Dual Enrolled Thursday, November 4
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins [1] Monday, November 8
Request Readmission after Indefinite Suspension Deadline Monday, November 15
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, November 15
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, December 6
Last Day to Mail Payment Monday, December 27
Classes Begin Monday, January 10
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Monday, January 10
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Monday, January 10
Registration for Senior Citizens (Audit mode only-no late fee) Friday, January 14
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends Friday, January 14
Payment Deadline Friday, January 14
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline (100% Refund) Friday, January 14
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline 5:00 pm Friday, January 14
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) - Payment Deadline Date Friday, January 14
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, January 15
MLK Holiday Observed (no classes) Monday, January 17
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Tuesday, January 18
Last Day to Withdraw from ALL CLASSES for 25% Refund Friday, February 4
Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions Friday, February 4
Reinstatement with Full Payment Deadline 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 22
Spring Break (no classes) Monday, March 7 -
Saturday, March 12
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, March 25
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours (graduating seniors) Friday, April 1
Last Day of Classes Monday, April 25
Finals Begin Tuesday, April 26
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness [3] Friday, April 29
Finals End/Last Day of Semester Saturday, April 30
Commencement Sunday, May 1
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon Tuesday, 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. 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.


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