Academic Calendar

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 Academic Calendar 2013-2014

Florida Atlantic University Academic Calendar 2013 – 2014

 

2013 Fall

Semester

2014 Spring

Semester

2014 Summer

Term 1

2014 Summer

Term 2

2014 Summer

Term 3

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

Begins
November 11
for Spring 2014

Begins
March 17
for Summer/Fall 2014

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 19

December 6

April 11

April 11

Non-Degree registration; see myfau.fau.edu

August 19 – 30

Dec. 30 – Jan. 10

May 5 – 18

May 5 – 18

June 24 – 29

CLASSES BEGIN

August 24 (Sat.)

January 4 (Sat.)

May 12 (Mon.)

May 12 (Mon.)

June 24 (Tues.)

Freshman Convocation

August 25

Walk-in registration

August 26

January 6

May 12

May 12

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. * However, for students with Saturday or Sunday only classes in Summer 1, 2 or 3, the drop/add period extends to the following Sunday. This option may be used only through myfau.fau.edu

August 30 (Fri.)

January 10 (Fri.)

May 16 (Fri.)

* May 18 (Sun.)

May 16 (Fri.)

* May 18 (Sun.)

June 27 (Fri.)

* June 29 (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 31 – September 6

January 11 – 17

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

60+ Audit registration

September 3

January 13

May 19

May 19

July 1

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

September 3

January 13

May 19

May 19

July 1

Last Day to Submit Application for Degree

September 13

January 24

May 30

May 30

May 30

Parent/Family Weekend

TBA October

 

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 23

February 3

June 9

Policy does not apply to

Summer Term 2 or Summer Term 3.

 

Mid-term Grading available this week

October 7 – 11

February 17 – 21

Policy does not apply to summer terms.

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

October 18

February 28

June 20

May 30

July 14

Mid-Semester Break, no classes

March 3 – 9

Homecoming

Oct. 26 – Nov. 2

 

Last Day to Submit Doctoral Dissertation

November 12

March 31

July 7

Honors Convocation

April 16

Last Day to Submit Master’s Thesis

November 18

April 7

July 14

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

December 4

April 23

August 4

June 23

August 4

FINAL EXAMINATIONS

December 5 - 11

April 24 – 30

Three Commencement Ceremonies in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 on Thursday

Dec. 12 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

May 1 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

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

Two Commencement Ceremonies in Fall 2013 and Three in Spring 2014 on Friday

Dec. 13 –
9am & 1pm

May 2 –
9am, 1pm & 5pm

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

Three Ceremonies in Summer 2014

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

Semester Ends

December 13

May 2

August 5

June 23

August 5

* 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 2                     Labor Day

Winter Holiday (offices closed)
 December 24, 2013 January 1, 2014 

March 3 – 9          Spring Break (No classes; offices open)

November 11                   Veteran’s Day

May 26                 Memorial Day

November 28 – Dec. 1    Thanksgiving Recess

January 20                M.L. King Jr. Holiday

July 4                    Independence Day

Note: During the academic year, Saturdays are considered instructional days. This calendar subject to change by appropriate authority. Updated Sept. 26, 2013

 Last Modified 1/16/14