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Florida State University General Bulletin

Spring Registration Guide 2015

(Spring 2016 will be available September 28, 2015)


Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

Note: Dates and times listed below are subject to change. Please refer to http://registrar.fsu.edu/dir_class/spring/acad_cal.htm for the most up-to-date information.

Note: Panama City Campus students should convert times below to Central Time.

Sept. 29, 2014

Spring 2015 Registration Guide available on FSU Web site http://registrar.fsu.edu.

Oct. 1, 2014

Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance begins.

Oct. 13, 2014–Jan. 12, 2015

Registration for currently enrolled and readmitted degree-seeking students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”

Dec. 1, 2014

Last day for community college, FSU, and FAMU students to submit Spring 2015 Cooperative Program applications.

Dec. 8, 2014–Jan. 9, 2015

Tuition and fee payment; View your account status at http://www.fees.fsu.edu.

Dec. 17, 2014–Jan. 12, 2015

Registration for all new graduate students. See “Enrollment Appointments.”

Jan. 1, 2015

Spring/Summer Health Insurance coverage begins.

Jan. 4, 2015

Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m.

Jan. 6, 2015

Last day to file for change in residency status.

Jan. 7, 2015

Classes Begin.
Application window opens for Spring 2015 Graduation. Apply online through Secure Apps at https://my.fsu.edu.

Jan. 7–12, 2015

Drop/Add. (Includes Law School) Begins 8:00 a.m. on Jan. 7 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 12.
Late Registration ($100.00 late registration fee.)

Jan. 9, 2015

Third day of classes.
Last day to submit department waivers or billings.

Jan. 12, 2015

Fourth day of classes.
Last day to add courses without academic dean’s permission.
Last day to cancel enrollment and have fees removed.
Last day to drop/add classes and have fees adjusted. Students are liable for all fees for courses remaining on their schedules at 11:59 p.m.
Drop/Add ends at 11:59 p.m.

Jan. 12, 2015

Financial aid available via EFT in FSUCard accounts.
First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans.
All financial aid students must check their financial aid status at http://www.ais.fsu.edu/finaid.

Jan. 13, 2015

Fifth day of classes.
Last day to request VA deferments from VA representative in Office of the Registrar.
Registration for state employees (non-FSU employees) using State Employee Fee Waivers (see ‘State Employee Registration’ in “Registration Information” for instructions).

Jan. 16, 2015

Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance ends.
Last day to pay or defer tuition and fees for all students, including veterans who are not using a veteran deferment, without a $100.00 late payment fee. Veterans should contact a VA representative with questions.

Jan. 19, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No Classes. University Administrative Offices closed.

Jan. 23, 2015

Last day to apply for Spring 2015 Graduation. Apply online through Secure Apps at https://my.fsu.edu.

Jan. 30, 2015

Last day to request change to or cancellation of purchase of Spring-Summer Student Health Insurance coverage.

Feb. 13, 2015

Final payment for installment contracts due.

Feb. 16, 2015

Financial Aid Deferments Expire.

Feb. 20, 2015

End of seventh week of semester.
Last day to submit form requesting S/U grading or to change S/U option back to regular grade.
Last day to reduce course load without permission of academic dean. Dean’s permission required to drop below twelve semester hours.
Last day to drop a course without receiving a grade.
Last day to withdraw from school without receiving a grade.
Last day for doctoral students to take and pass their preliminary examination in order to add or convert dissertation hours for the current semester.
Last day to petition to reinstate class schedule cancelled for nonpayment of tuition.

Mar. 2, 2015

Open enrollment for Summer-only Health Insurance begins.
Open enrollment for Fall 2015-only and 2015-2016 Annual Health Insurance coverage begins. (Open enrollment closes September 14, 2015.)

Mar. 2, 2015

Last day community college students can apply for Summer 2015 Cooperative Program registration.
Summer and Fall 2015 Registration Guides available.
Summer and Fall 2015 course listings available on Course Lookup system.

Mar. 7, 2015

Residence Halls close Mar. 7, 2015 at noon. Residence Halls reopen Mar. 15, 2015 at noon.

Mar. 9–13, 2015

Spring Break.
Residence Halls close Mar. 7, 2015 at noon. Residence Halls reopen Mar. 15, 2015 at noon.

Mar. 16, 2015

Registration for Summer and Fall 2015 begins.

Mar. 23, 2015

Last day for doctoral students to submit their manuscript for initial format check.

Apr. 3, 2015

End of 12th week of classes.
Deadline for late drop with dean’s permission.

Apr. 6, 2015

Last day for master’s students to submit their manuscript for initial format check.

Apr. 10, 2015

Financial Aid Exit Interviews Deadline for all students with federal loans graduating, transferring, or taking less than six semester hours. Visit https://my.fsu.edu and log on to Secure Apps.

Apr. 20, 2015

Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to submit revised, defended version of manuscript and all required forms.

Apr. 24, 2015

Last Day of Classes.
Last day to submit ServScript hours online.
Last day to reduce course load, if permitted by the academic dean.
Last day to withdraw from the University.
Last day to apply for AA Certificate at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400.
Veterans’ Deferments Expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.

Apr. 27–May 1, 2015

Final Exam Week.

May 1, 2015

Semester Ends. Commencement: Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.
Last day to submit extensions for “incomplete” grades by 4:00 p.m.
Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to receive clearance e-mail from the Manuscript Clearance Office.

May 2, 2015

Commencement: Civic Center, 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Diplomas dated this date.
Residence halls close at noon.

May 3, 2015

Panama City Commencement: Panama City Marina Civic Center, 1:30 p.m. Central Time.

May 5, 2015

Online Grades Due by 4:00 p.m.

May 6, 2015

Grades available online.

May 10, 2015

Summer only Health Insurance plan coverage begins.

May 15, 2015

Open enrollment for Summer only Health Insurance ends.