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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

Fall 2008 - Official

Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: FGCU Honor Program Students, Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, UG Seniors, Student Athletes, Teacher Certification [1] Monday, March 24
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Juniors [1] Thursday, March 27
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Sophomores [1] Monday, March 31
Web Registration begins for the following Degree Students: Freshmen, High School Dual Enrolled [1] Thursday, April 3
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins [1] Monday, April 7
Last Day to Request Readmission After Indefinite Suspension Monday, June 23
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, July 21
Last Day to Mail Payment Friday, August 15
Classes Begin Monday, August 25
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Monday, August 25
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Monday, August 25
Registration for Senior Citizens (no late fee) Friday, August 29
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends Friday, August 29
Payment Deadline 5:00 pm (late fee assessed after this time) Friday, August 29
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline Deadline 5:00pm (100% Refund) Friday, August 29
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline 5:00pm Friday, August 29
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, August 30
Labor Day Observed (no classes) Monday, September 1
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Tuesday, September 2
Last Day to Withdraw from All Classes for 25% Refund Friday, September 19
Last Day to Apply for Graduation [3] Friday, September 19
Reinstatement with Full Payment Deadline 5:00pm Friday, October 3
Fall Break (no classes) or Hurricane Make-up Days Monday, October 13 -
Tuesday, October 14
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, November 7
Veteran's Day Observed (no classes) Tuesday, November 11
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours (graduating seniors) Friday, November 14
University Day (no classes) Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Observed (no classes) Thursday, November 27 -
Saturday, November 29
Last Day of Classes Tuesday, December 9
Reading Days/Hurricane make-Up Days Wednesday, December 10
Finals Begin (Sat exams for Sat classes only) Thursday, December 11
Finals End/ Last Day of Semester Wednesday, December 17
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness [4] Wednesday, December 17
Commencement Saturday, December 20
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon Sunday, December 21
  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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Academic Calendar Guidelines can be found here. (.PDF - 163 KB)