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2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


Melbourne Campus and Education Centers

Calendars are subject to change. For updated information, see the Office of the Registrar’s online academic calendar.

Fall 2023

Mar 7   Last day to petition to graduate for fall semester 2023 without a late fee
Apr 9   Registration for Melbourne campus and Education Centers begins at 8 p.m.
Aug 14   Tuition and fees due for fall semester 2023
Aug 21   Classes begin (Monday)
Aug 21   Last day for Melbourne campus returning students to register for fall semester 2023 without late registration fee of $150
Aug 30   Last day to register or add a class, or drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W (Wednesday noon)
Sep 1   Re-petition deadline for fall semester 2023 (for students who had petitioned for spring/sSummer semester 2023)
Sep 4   Holiday (Labor Day) - No classes
Sep 8   Last day to petition to graduate for Spring semester 2024 without a late fee
Sep 29   Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
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 5   Registration for Melbourne campus and Education Centers spring semester 2024 begins (8 p.m.)
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 2023 commencement
Dec 8   Last day of classes
Dec 11   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
Dec 11–15   Final exams
Dec 16   Fall commencement exercises

Spring 2024

Jan 3   Tuition and fees due for spring semester 2024
Jan 8   Classes begin (Monday)
Jan 8   Last day for Melbourne campus returning students to register for apring semester 2024 without late registration fee of $150
Jan 15   Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) - No classes
Jan 17   Last day to register, add a class or drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W (Wednesday noon)
Jan 26   Re-petition deadline for spring semester 2024 (for students who had petitioned for fall semester 2023)
Feb 2   Last day to petition to graduate for summer term 2024 without a late fee
Feb 5   Registration for Melbourne campus and Education Centers Summer term 2024 begins
Feb 16   Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
Feb 23   Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
Mar 15   Last day to petition to graduate for fall semester 2024 without a late fee
Mar 15   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
Mar 25–29   Spring Break - No classes
Apr 7   Registration for Melbourne campus and Education Center fall semester 2024 begins
Apr 22   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for spring 2024 commencement
Apr 24   Last day of classes
Apr 25-26   Study Days - No classes
Apr 29   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
Apr 29–May 3   Final exams
May 4   Spring commencement exercises

Summer 2024

May 6   Tuition and fees due for summer term 2024
May 13   First day of classes, 6-, 8- and 11-week* terms
May 17   Last day to register, add a class, or drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W, 6-, 8- and 11-week terms
May 27   Holiday (Memorial Day) - No classes
May 31   Re-petition deadline for summer term 2024 (for students who had petitioned for spring semester 2024)
Jun 7   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 6-week term
Jun 19   Holiday (Juneteenth) - No classes
Jun 21   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 8- and 11-week terms
Jun 21   Last day of classes, 6-week term (final exam on last scheduled date)
Jul 4   Holiday (Independence Day) - No classes
Jul 5   Last day of classes, 8-week term (final exam on last scheduled class day)
Jul 15   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for summer 2024
Jul 22   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
Jul 26   Last day of classes, 11-week term (final exam on last scheduled class day)
Jul 27   Graduation date (no commencement ceremony)

*Education Centers use the 11-week term only.

Florida Tech Online

Calendars are subject to change. For updated information see the Office of the Registrar’s online academic calendar.

Fall 1 – 2023

Jun 22   First day to register for fall 1 – 2023
Aug 4   Last day to petition to graduate for fall 1 – 2023
Aug 17   First day to register for fall 2 – 2023
Aug 23   Last day to register and confirm payment for fall 1 – 2023 
Aug 28   Classes begin (Monday)
Sep 3   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Sep 4   Holiday (Monday, Labor Day)
Sep 29   Last day to petition to graduate for fall 2 – 2023
Oct 8   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct 9   Holiday (Monday, Columbus Day)
Oct 18   Last day for admissions eligibility for fall 2 – 2023
Oct 22   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Fall 2 - 2023

Aug 17   First day to register for fall 2 – 2023
Sep 29   Last day to petition to graduate for fall 2 – 2023
Oct 12   First day to register for spring 1 – 2024
Oct 18   Last day to register and confirm payment for fall 2 – 2023
Oct 23   Classes begin (Monday)
Oct 29   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Nov 10   Holiday (Friday, Veterans Day)
Nov 17   Last day to petition to graduate for spring 1 – 2024
Nov 22   Holiday (Wednesday, Thanksgiving)
Nov 23   Holiday (Thursday, Thanksgiving)
Nov 24   Holiday (Friday, Thanksgiving)
Dec 3   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec 16   Fall commencement exercises (Saturday)
Dec 17   Last day of classes (Sunday)
Jan 4    Last day for admissions eligibility for spring 1 – 2024

Spring 1 – 2024

Oct 12   First day to register for spring 1 – 2024
Nov 17   Last day to petition to graduate for spring 1 – 2024
Dec 28   First day to register for spring 2 – 2024
Jan 3   Last day to register and confirm payment for spring 1 – 2024
Jan 4   Last day for admissions eligibility for spring 1 – 2024
Jan 8   Classes begin (Monday)
Jan 14   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Jan 15   Holiday (Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Feb 9   Last day to petition to graduate for spring 2 – 2024
Feb 18   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Mar 1   Last day for admissions eligibility for spring 2 – 2024
Mar 3   Last day of classes

Spring 2 – 2024

Dec 28   First day to register for spring 2 – 2024
Feb 9   Last day to petition to graduate for spring 2 – 2024
Feb 22   First day to register for summer 1 – 2024
Feb 28   Last day to register and confirm payment for spring 2 – 2024 
Mar 4   Classes begin (Monday)
Mar 10   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Mar 22   Holiday (Friday, spring break)
Apr 5   Last day to petition to graduate for summer 1 – 2024
Apr 14   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Apr 26   Last day for admissions eligibility for summer 1 – 2024
Apr 28   Last day of classes (Sunday)
May 4   Spring commencement exercises (Saturday)

Summer 1 - 2024

Feb 22   First day to register for summer 1 – 2024
Apr 5   Last day to petition to graduate for summer 1 – 2024
Apr 18   First day to register for summer 2 – 2024
Apr 24   Last day to register and confirm payment for summer 1 – 2024 
Apr 29   Classes begin (Monday)
May 5   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
May 27   Holiday (Monday, Memorial Day)
May 31   Last day to petition to graduate for summer 2 – 2024
Jun 9   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Jun 21   Last day for admissions eligibility for summer 2 – 2024
Jun 23   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Summer 2–2024

Apr 18   First day to register for summer 2 – 2024
May 31   Last day to petition to graduate for summer 2 – 2024
Jun 20   First day to register for fall 1 – 2024
Jun 26   Last day to register and confirm payment for summer 2 – 2024 
Jul 1   Classes begin (Monday)
Jul 4   Holiday (Thursday, Independence Day)
Jul 7   Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Aug 2   Last day to petition to graduate for fall 1 – 2024
Aug 11   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Aug  23    Last day for admissions eligibility for fall 1 – 2024
Aug 25   Last day of classes (Sunday)