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Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

Important Dates This Week!

  • Monday, January 16 - Martin Luther King Holiday Observed (no classes)
  • Tuesday, January 17 - Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins
  • Tuesday, January 17 - Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions

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Important Dates Next Week!

  • Monday, January 23 - Commencement RSVP begins via GULFLINE for Spring 2017

Fall 2011 - Official

Colleges submit Fall 2011Course Schedule to Registrar Monday, November 1
Web Registration begins for Degree Students [1] Thursday, March 17
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins [1] Monday, April 4
Textbook Order Deadline for Fall 2011 Thursday, April 14
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins Tuesday, June 14
Request Readmission after Indefinite Suspension Deadline Monday, June 27
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, July 25
Last Day to Mail Payment Friday, August 12
Classes Begin Monday, August 22
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Monday, August 22
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Monday, August 22
Registration for Senior Citizens (Audit mode only-no late fee) Tuesday, August 23
Payment Deadline Friday, August 26
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline (100% Refund) Friday, August 26
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline 5:00 pm Friday, August 26
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, August 27
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Monday, August 29
Labor Day Observed (no classes) Monday, September 5
Must withdraw from ALL Classes to receive a 25% Refund Friday, September 16
Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions Friday, September 16
Reinstatement with Full Payment Deadline 5:00 pm Tuesday, October 4
Fall Break (no classes) or Hurricane Make-up Days Monday, October 10 -
Tuesday, October 11
Last Day to Drop/ Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, November 4
Veteran's Day Observed (no classes) Friday, November 11
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours (graduating seniors) Monday, November 14
Thanksgiving Observed (no classes) Wednesday, November 23 -
Saturday, November 26
Regular Class Day Monday, December 5
Reading Days (no classes) Tuesday, December 6
Reading Days (no classes) Wednesday, December 7
Reading Days (no classes) Thursday, December 8
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 9
Finals Begin Saturday, December 10
Finals End/ Last Day of Semester Friday, December 16
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness [3] Friday, December 16
Commencement Saturday, December 17
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon Tuesday, December 20
  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 senior to submit Grade Forgiveness forms if applying for graduation. Grade Forgiveness applications are due from Seniors who have NOT applied for graduation, all Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen.


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