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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 2014 - Official (Last Updated on 01/13/14)

Colleges submit Spring 2014 Course Schedule to Registrar Friday, June 28
Faculty Textbook Order Deadline for Spring 2014 Tuesday, October 15
Web Registration begins for Degree Students [1] Monday, October 21
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins [1] Tuesday, November 12
Request Reinstatement after Academic Dismissal Deadline Monday, November 18
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, November 18
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, December 9
Last Day to Mail Payment Friday, December 20
Classes Begin Monday, January 6
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Monday, January 6
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Monday, January 6
Registration for Senior Citizens (Audit mode only-no late fee) Tuesday, January 7
Term Waitlists Shut Down at 5 pm Wednesday, January 8
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) for Spring 2014 Friday, January 10
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends Friday, January 10
Payment Deadline Friday, January 10
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via GULFLINE (100% Refund) Friday, January 10
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline 5:00 pm Friday, January 10
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, January 11
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Monday, January 13
Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions Friday, January 17
MLK Holiday Observed (no classes) Monday, January 20
Commencement RSVP begins via GULFLINE Monday, January 27
Last Day to Withdraw from ALL CLASSES for 25% Refund Friday, February 7
Last day to RSVP for Spring 2014 Commencement Monday, February 10
Reinstatement with Full Payment Deadline 5:00 pm Monday, February 10
Spring Break (no classes) Monday, March 3 -
Saturday, March 8
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, March 28
Commencement Ticket Distribution begins Monday, April 7
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours (graduating seniors) [3] Friday, April 18
Last Day of Classes Monday, April 28
Reading Day Tuesday, April 29
Finals Begin Wednesday, April 30
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness [4] Friday, May 2
Finals End/Last Day of Semester Monday, May 5
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon Wednesday, May 7
Last Day to Pick Up Commencement Tickets Friday, May 9
Commencement Saturday, May 10
  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.


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