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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 2003 -

Web Registration for Degree Students Begins Monday, March 24
In-Person Registration for Degree Students Begins Monday, April 14
Last Day to Request Readmission after Indefinite Suspension Monday, June 30 -
Tuesday, June 3
Non-Degree Registration Begins Monday, July 28
Last Day to Mail Payment Friday, August 15
Classes Begin Monday, August 25
Late Registration Begins ($100 Late fee begins) [1] Monday, August 25
Registration for Senior Citizens Begins (no late fee) Friday, August 29
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline Friday, August 29
Late Registration, Drop/Add, Change from Credit to Audit Ends Friday, August 29
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund Friday, August 29
Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee begins after this date) Friday, August 29
Saturday Classes Begin Saturday, August 30
Labor Day Observed (no classes) Monday, September 1
Last Day to Apply for Graduation Friday, September 19
Last Day to Withdraw from the University (all classes) with 25% Refund Friday, September 19
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty Friday, October 31
Veteranís Day Observed (no classes) Tuesday, November 11
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours for Graduation Friday, November 14
University Day (no classes) Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Observed (no classes) Thursday, November 27 -
Saturday, November 29
Last Day of Classes Saturday, December 6
Finals Begin Monday, December 8
Finals Ends/Last Day of Semester Friday, December 12
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness Friday, December 12
Commencement Sunday, December 14
Grades Due by Noon Monday, December 15
  1. State Tuition Waivers may be presented to the Office of the Registrar during this period without late registration fees.


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Florida Gulf Coast University reserves the right to repeal, change, or modify any calendar information at any time without advance notice.

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