Academic Calendar

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 Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Florida Atlantic University Academic Calendar 2018 – 2019

             

 

2018 Fall Semester

2019 Early Spring

2019 Spring
Semester

2019 Summer
Term 1

2019 Summer
Term 2

2019 Summer
Term 3

Registration begins for
enrolled degree-seeking students only;
see myfau.fau.edu.

Begins October 29 for Spring 2019

Begins October 29 for Early Spring 2019

Begins March 25 for Summer/Fall 2019

Priority Application Deadline – Freshman

January 15

January 15

Application Deadline–Freshman students*

April 15

April 15

February 15

Application Deadline–Transfer & Returning students*

July 1

November 15

April 15

International App. Deadline–Freshman & Transfer

April 1

October 1

February 15

Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status.

July 20

December 7

April 12

April 12

Non-Degree Registration; see myfau.fau.edu

August 13–24

December 10–17

Dec. 31–Jan. 11

May 6–17

May 6–17

June 17–28

CLASSES BEGIN

August 18 (Sat.)

Dec. 15 (Sat.)

January 5 (Sat.)

May 11 (Sat.)

May 11 (Sat.)

June 22 (Sat.)

Freshman Convocation

August 19

 

Walk-in Registration

August 20

December 17

January 7

May 13

May 13

June 24

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.

August 24 (Fri.)

Dec. 17 (Mon.)

January 11 (Fri.)

May 17 (Fri.)

May 17 (Fri.)

June 28 (Fri.)

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 25–31

January 12–18

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

60+ Audit Registration

August 27

January 14

May 20

May 20

July 1

Last day to pay tuition and fees: Online by 11 pm, drop box by 5 pm (Boca campus), USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: state-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**

August 27

December 18

January 14

May 20

May 20

July 1

Last day to submit application for degree.

September 7

January 25

January 25

May 31

May 31

May 31

**State-mandated or departmental waiver deferment: Last day to pay tuition and fees.

September 10

December 18

January 28

June 3

June 3

July 15

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

September 17

February 4

June 10

Policy does not apply to
Summer Term 2 or Summer Term 3.

Mid-term grading available

October 1–5

February 18–22

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

Parent/Family Weekend

October 5–7

 

**Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment: Last day to pay tuition and fees.

October 17

March 6

March 6

July 19

July 19

July 19

Homecoming

November 5-9

 

Last day to submit doctoral dissertation.

November 13

April 1

July 8

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

November 16

December 27

April 5

July 29

June 17

July 29

Last day to submit master’s thesis.

November 19

April 8

July 15

Honors Convocation

April 17

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

Dec. 1 (Sat.)

January 4 (Fri.)

April 22 (Mon.)

August 2 (Fri.)

June 21 (Fri.)

August 2 (Fri.)

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

December 3–5

April 23–24

FINAL EXAMINATIONS

December  6–12

April 25–May 1

Three Commencement Ceremonies in Fall 2018
and Spring 2019 on Thursday

December 13 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

May 2 – 9am, 1pm & 5pm

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

Two Commencement Ceremonies in Fall 2018 and Three in Spring 2019 on Friday

December 14 –
9am & 1pm

May 3 – 9am, 1pm & 5 pm

 

Three Commencement Ceremonies in Summer 2019

August 6 (Tues.) – 9am, 1pm & 5pm

Semester ends

December 14

January 4

May 3

August 6

June 21

August 6

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

Dec. 17 (Mon.)

Jan. 7 (Mon.)

May 6 (Mon.)

August 7 (Wed.)

June 24 (Mon.)

August 7 (Wed.)

* Departmental deadlines may also apply. Consult the Academic Programs sections of the University Catalog for further information.

OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS (OFFICES CLOSED, NO CLASSES)

September 3                                  Labor Day

Winter Holiday
December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019

March 4–10             Spring Break  (No classes; offices open)

November 12 (Mon., observed)     Veteran’s Day

 

May 27                       Memorial Day

November 22 – 25                         Thanksgiving Recess

January 21    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

July 4 (Thurs.)            Independence Day

Note: During the academic year, Saturdays are considered instructional days. This calendar is subject to change by appropriate authority.     Updated August 6, 2018

 

 

 Last Modified 8/8/18