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    Florida Tech
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Academic Calendar


Main Campus and Extended Studies

Calendars are subject to change. For more current information see http://www.fit.edu/registrar and select “Academic Calendar” from the left navigation pane.

Fall 2017

March 24   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2017 without a late fee
April 7   Registration for Main Campus and Extended Studies begins at 8 pm
Aug. 6   Last day for main campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2017 without late registration fee of $150
Aug. 14   Tuition and fees due for Fall Semester 2017
Aug. 21   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Aug. 25   Last day to register or add a class
Sept. 1   Last day to drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W
Sept. 4   Holiday (Labor Day) (NO CLASSES)
Sept. 8   Re-petition deadline for Fall Semester 2017 (for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer Semester 2017)
Sept. 15   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring Semester 2018 without a late fee
Oct. 6   Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
Oct. 9   Holiday (Columbus Day) (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 9–10   Fall Break (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 27   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
Nov. 10   Registration for Spring Semester 2018 begins (8 pm)
Nov. 10   Holiday (Veterans Day) (NO CLASSES)
Nov. 22–24   Holiday (Thanksgiving) (NO CLASSES)
Dec. 4   Last day to successfully complete graduate level defense and examination for Fall 2017 commencement
Dec. 6   Last day of classes
Dec. 7–8   Study Days (NO CLASSES)
Dec. 11   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
Dec. 11–15   FINAL EXAMS
Dec. 16   Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 26   Last day for main campus returning students to register for Spring Semester 2018 without late registration fee of $150

Spring 2018

Jan. 1   Tuition and fees due for Spring Semester 2018
Jan. 8   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 12   Last day to register or add a class
Jan. 12   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer Term 2018 without a late fee
Jan. 15   Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) (NO CLASSES)
Jan. 19   Last day to drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W
Jan. 29   Registration for main campus Summer Term 2018 begins
Jan. 29   Re-petition deadline for Spring Semester 2018 (for students who had petitioned for Fall Semester 2017)
Feb. 19   Holiday (Presidents Day) (NO CLASSES)
Feb. 23   Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
March 5–9   Spring Break (NO CLASSES)
March 16   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
March 23   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2018 without a late fee
April 6   Registration for main campus Fall Semester 2018 begins
April 23   Last day to successfully complete graduate level defense and examination for Spring 2018 commencement
April 25   Last day of classes
April 26–27   Study Days (NO CLASSES)
April 30–May 4   FINAL EXAMS
April 30   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
May 5   Spring Commencement Exercises

Summer 2018

April 30   Tuition and fees due for Summer Term 2018
May 7   First day of main campus classes, first 6-week term
May 14   First day of classes, 8-, 9- and 11-week* terms
May 18   Last day to register, add a class, or drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W, 8-, 9- and 11-week terms
May 28   Holiday (Memorial Day) (NO CLASSES)
June 11   Re-petition deadline for Summer Term 2018 (for students who had petitioned for Spring Semester 2018)
June 15   Last day of classes, first 6-week term
June 18   First day of main campus classes, second 6-week term
June 22   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 8-, 9- and 11-week terms
July 4   Holiday (Independence Day) (NO CLASSES)
July 6   Last day of 8-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 13   Last day of 9-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 16   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Summer 2018
July 23   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
July 27   Last day of second 6-week and 11-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 28   Summer Commencement Exercises
Aug. 6   Last day for main campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2018 without late registration fee of $150

*Extended Studies off-campus sites use 11-week term only.

Florida Tech Online

Calendars are subject to change. For more current information see online.fit.edu/calendar.php.

Fall 1 – 2017

June 22   First day to register for Fall 1 – 2017
Aug. 4   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1 – 2017
Aug. 16   Last day to register for Fall 1 – 2017 without late fee
Aug. 17   First day to register for Fall 2 – 2017
Aug. 23   Last day for Fall 1 – 2017 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Aug. 23   Last day to register for Fall 1 – 2017 with late fee
Aug. 28   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Sept. 3   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Sept. 4   Holiday (Labor Day)
Sept. 29   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2 – 2017
Oct. 8   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct. 9   Holiday (Columbus Day)
Oct. 20   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 1 – 2017
Oct. 22   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Fall 2 – 2017

Aug. 17   First day to register for Fall 2 – 2017
Sept. 29   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2 – 2017
Oct. 11   Last day to register for Fall 2 – 2017 without late fee
Oct. 12   First day to register for Spring 1 – 2018
Oct. 18   Last day for Fall 2 – 2017 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Oct. 18   Last day to register for Fall 2 – 2017 with late fee
Oct. 23   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Oct. 29   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Nov. 11   Holiday (Veterans Day)
Nov. 17   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1 – 2018
Nov. 23   Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 3   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec. 15   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 2 – 2017
Dec. 16   Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 17   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Spring 1 – 2018

Oct. 12   First day to register for Spring 1 – 2018
Nov. 16   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1 – 2018
Dec. 26   Last day to register for Spring 1 – 2018 without late fee
Dec. 26   First day to register for Spring 2 – 2018
Jan. 3   Last day for Spring 1 – 2018 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Jan. 3   Last day to register for Spring 1 – 2018 with late fee
Jan. 8   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 14   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Jan. 15   Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Feb. 9   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2 – 2018
Feb. 18   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Feb. 19   Holiday (Presidents Day)
March 2   Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 1 – 2018
March 4   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Spring 2 – 2018

Dec. 26   First day to register for Spring 2 – 2018
Feb. 9   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2 – 2018
Feb. 21   Last day to register for Spring 2 – 2018 without late fee
Feb. 22   First day to register for Summer 1 – 2018
Feb. 28   Last day for Spring 2 – 2018 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Feb. 28   Last day to register for Spring 2 – 2018 with late fee
March 5   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
March 11   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
April 6   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1 – 2018
April 15   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
April 27   Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 2 – 2018
April 29   Last day of classes (Sunday)
May 5   Spring Commencement Exercises (Saturday)

Summer 1 – 2018

Feb. 22   First day to register for Summer 1 – 2018
April 6   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1 – 2018
April 18   Last day to register for Summer 1 – 2018 without late fee
April 19   First day to register for Summer 2 – 2018
April 25   Last day for Summer 1 – 2018 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
April 25   Last day to register for Summer 1 – 2018 with late fee
April 30   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
May 6   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
May 28   Holiday (Memorial Day)
June 1   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2 – 2018
June 10   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
June 22   Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 1 – 2018
June 24   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Summer 2 – 2018

April 19   First day to register for Summer 2 – 2018
June 1   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2 – 2018
June 20   Last day to register for Summer 2 – 2018 without late fee
June 21   First day to register for Fall 1 – 2018
June 27   Last day for Summer 2 – 2017 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
June 27   Last day to register for Summer 2 – 2018 with late fee
July 2   Classes Begin (Monday)
July 4   Holiday (Independence Day)
July 8   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Aug. 3   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1 – 2018
Aug. 12   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Aug. 24   Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 2 – 2018
Aug. 26   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Fall 1 – 2018

June 21   First day to register for Fall 1 – 2018
Aug. 3   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1 – 2018
Aug. 15   Last day to register for Fall 1 – 2018 without late fee
Aug. 16   First day to register for Fall 2 – 2018
Aug. 22   Last day for Fall 1 – 2018 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Aug. 22   Last day to register for Fall 1 – 2018 with late fee
Aug. 27   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Sept. 2   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Sept. 3   Holiday (Labor Day)
Sept. 28   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2 – 2018
Oct. 7   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct. 8   Holiday (Columbus Day)
Oct. 19   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 1 – 2018
Oct. 21   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Fall 2 – 2018

Aug. 16   First day to register for Fall 2 – 2018
Sept. 28   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2 – 2018
Oct. 10   Last day to register for Fall 2 – 2018 without late fee
Oct. 11   First day to register for Spring 1 – 2018
Oct. 17   Last day for Fall 2 –2018 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Oct. 17   Last day to register for Fall 2 – 2018 with late fee
Oct. 22   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Oct. 28   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Nov. 11   Holiday (Veterans Day)
Nov. 16   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1 – 2019
Nov. 22   Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 2   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec. 14   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 2 – 2018
Dec. 15   Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 16   Last day of classes (Sunday)