Academic Calendar

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 Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Florida Atlantic University Academic Calendar 2014 – 2015

 

2014 Fall

Semester

2015 Spring

Semester

2015 Summer

Term 1

2015 Summer

Term 2

2015 Summer

Term 3

Advance Registration Begins
(enrolled degree-seeking students only);
see myfau.fau.edu

Begins
November 3
for Spring 2015

Begins March 23 for Summer/Fall 2015

Priority Application Deadline – Freshman

February 15

Application Deadline – Freshman students*

May 1

February 15

Application Deadline – Transfer students*

July 1

November 15

April 15

International Application Deadline – Freshman and Transfer students

April 1

October 1

February 15

Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status

July 18

December 5

April 10

April 10

Non-Degree registration; see myfau.fau.edu

August 11 – 23

Dec. 29 – Jan. 10

May 4 – 17

May 4 – 17

June 16 – 28

New Student Convocation

August 17

CLASSES BEGIN

August 18 (Mon.)

January 5 (Mon.)

May 11 (Mon.)

May 11 (Mon.)

June 23 (Tues.)

Walk-in registration

August 18

January 5

May 11

May 11

June 23

Last day at 5 p.m. to drop/add courses without consequences; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date. *However, for students with Saturday only classes in Fall and Spring, the drop/add period extends to Saturday.**For students with Saturday or Sunday only classes in Summer 1, 2 or 3, the drop/add period extends to Sunday. These options may be used only through myfau.fau.edu.

August 22 (Fri.)
*August 23 (Sat.)

January 9 (Fri.)
*January 10(Sat.)

May 15 (Fri.)
** May 17 (Sun.)

May 15 (Fri.)
** May 17 (Sun.)

June 26 (Fri.)
** June 28 (Sun.)

Grace period – Students responsible for payment of tuition & fees; no “W” for dropped courses; drops noted on student records as “W” after this period.

August 24 – 30

January 11 – 17

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

60+ Audit registration

August 25

January 12

May 18

May 18

June 29

Last day to pay tuition & fees: Online until 11:00 pm, mail in (must be postmarked on or before last day to pay), drop box (Boca Raton campus); $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date

August 25

January 12

May 18

May 18

June 29

Last Day to Submit Application for Degree

September 5

January 23

May 29

May 29

May 29

Last day to do a complete withdrawal and receive a 25% tuition adjustment; to receive this tuition adjustment for Summer 1, all summer courses (1, 2, & 3 terms) must be dropped

September 15

February 2

June 8

Policy does not apply to

Summer Term 2 or Summer Term 3.

Mid-term Grading available this week

Sept. 29 – Oct. 3

February 16 – 20

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

Last day to drop a course or withdraw without receiving an "F" in each course

October 10

February 27

June 19

May 29

July 13

Parent/Family Weekend

TBA October

 

Homecoming

TBA November

 

Last Day to Submit Doctoral Dissertation

November 10

March 30

July 6

Last Day to Submit Master’s Thesis

November 17

April 6

July 13

Honors Convocation

April 15

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

November 26

April 20

August 3

June 22

August 3

READING DAYS
(In case of emergencies, may be used as class time.)

December 1 – 3

April 21 – 22

FINAL EXAMINATIONS

December 4 - 10

April 23 – 29

Three Commencement Ceremonies in
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 on Thursday

Dec. 11 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

April 30 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

Note: No classes or exams will be scheduled on Commencement days in any semester.

Two Commencement Ceremonies in
Fall 2014 and Three in Spring 2015 on Friday

Dec. 12 –
9am & 1pm

May 1 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

Three Ceremonies in Summer 2015

August 4 (Tues.) - 9am, 1pm, & 5pm

Semester Ends

December 12

May 1

August 4

June 22

August 4

Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9 a.m.

Dec. 15 (Mon.)

May 4 (Mon.)

August 5 (Wed.)

June 23 (Tues.)

August 5 (Wed.)

* Departmental deadlines may also apply. Consult the "Degree Program" section of the University Catalog for further information.
 

OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS (OFFICES CLOSED, NO CLASSES)

September 1                     Labor Day

Winter Holiday
 TBA 

March 2 – 8          Spring Break (No classes; offices open)

November 11                   Veteran’s Day

May 25                 Memorial Day

November 27 – 30    Thanksgiving Recess

January 19                M.L. King Jr. Holiday

July 3                    Independence Day

Note: During the academic year, Saturdays are considered instructional days. This calendar subject to change by appropriate authority. Updated March 25, 2014

 Last Modified 8/18/14