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Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

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  • Monday, April 03, 2017 - Commencement Ticket Distribution begins
  • Monday, April 03, 2017 - Spring 2017 - Graduating Student Survey Opens

Spring 2016 - Official (Last Updated on 09/25/2014)

Colleges submit Spring 2016 Course Schedule to Registrar Friday, June 26, 2015
First day to Apply for 2016 Spring Graduation Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Faculty Textbook Order Deadline for Spring 2016 Thursday, October 15, 2015
Web Registration begins for Degree Students [1] Monday, October 26, 2015
Request Reinstatement after Academic Dismissal Deadline Monday, November 16, 2015
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Non-Degree Registration Begins [1] Monday, December 07, 2015
Last Day to Mail Payment Friday, December 18, 2015
Last Day to Register in Waitlist Mode Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 06, 2016
State Employee Registration Begins [2] Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Late Registration Begins (late fee assessment begins) Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Registration for Senior Citizens (Audit mode only-no late fee) Thursday, January 07, 2016
Term Waitlists Shut Down at 5 p.m. Friday, January 08, 2016
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, January 09, 2016
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Payment Deadline, Late Payment Begins after 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via GULFLINE (100% Refund) [5] Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) for Spring 2016 Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Last Day to Apply for Graduation, No Exceptions Friday, January 15, 2016
MLK Holiday Observed (no classes) Monday, January 18, 2016
Commencement RSVP begins via GULFLINE for Spring 2016 Monday, January 25, 2016
Last Day to Complete a Term Withdrawal (ALL Classes) to receive a 25% Refund [5] Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Last day to RSVP for Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies Friday, February 05, 2016
Reinstatement with Full Payment Deadline 5:00 pm Friday, February 12, 2016
Spring Break (no classes) Monday, March 07, 2016 -
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Last Day to Withdraw from a course or the term without Academic Penalty [5] Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Commencement Ticket Distribution begins Monday, April 04, 2016
Spring 2016 - Graduating Student Survey Opens Monday, April 04, 2016
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours for Spring 2016 (graduating seniors) [3] Friday, April 15, 2016
Last Day of Classes for Spring 2016 Monday, April 25, 2016
Finals Begin for Spring 2016 Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness for Spring 2016 [4] Friday, April 29, 2016
Last day to Pick Up Spring 2016 Commencement Tickets Friday, April 29, 2016
Finals End/ Last Day of Spring 2016 Semester Saturday, April 30, 2016
Spring 2016 Commencement Sunday, May 01, 2016
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon for Spring 2016 Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Spring 2016 - Graduating Student Survey Ends Monday, June 06, 2016
  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. For Office of the Registrar forms, go to


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