Aug 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Florida Tech Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Florida Tech Catalog

Academic Calendars


Melbourne Campus and Education Centers

Calendars are subject to change. For updated information see https://www.fit.edu/registrar/academic-calendar/

Fall 2020

April 3   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2020 without a late fee
April 19   Registration for Melbourne Campus begins at 8 pm
June 15   Registration for Education Centers begins
Aug. 3   Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2020 without late registration fee of $150
Aug. 10   Tuition and fees due for Fall Semester 2020
Aug. 17   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Aug. 26   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)
Sept. 4   Re-petition deadline for Fall Semester 2020 (for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer Semester 2020)
Sept. 7   Holiday (Labor Day)(NO CLASSES)
Sept. 11   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring Semester 2021 without a late fee
Sept. 25   Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
Oct. 2   Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
Oct. 23   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
Nov. 8   Registration for Melbourne Campus Spring Semester 2021 begins (8 pm)
Nov. 11   Registration for Education Centers Spring Semester 2021 begins
Nov. 11   Holiday (Veterans Day) (NO CLASSES)
Nov. 25–27   Holiday (Thanksgiving) (NO CLASSES)
Nov. 30   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Fall 2020 commencement
Dec. 2   Last day of classes
Dec. 3-4   Study Days (NO CLASSES)
Dec. 7   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
Dec. 7–11   FINAL EXAMS
Dec. 12   Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 28   Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Spring Semester 2021 without late registration fee of $150

Spring 2021

Jan. 4   Tuition and fees due for Spring Semester 2021
Jan. 11   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 18   Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) (NO CLASSES)
Jan. 20   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)
Jan. 29   Re-petition deadline for Spring Semester 2021 (for students who had petitioned for Fall Semester 2020)
Feb. 1   Registration for Melbourne Campus Summer Term 2021 begins
Feb. 5   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer Term 2021 without a late fee
Feb. 19   Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
Feb. 26   Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
March 8–12   Spring Break (NO CLASSES)
March 9   Registration for Education Centers begins
March 19   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2021 without a late fee
March 26   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
April 4   Registration for Melbourne Campus Fall Semester 2021 begins
April 26   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Spring 2021 commencement
April 28   Last day of classes
April 29–30   Study Days (NO CLASSES)
May 3   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
May 3–7   FINAL EXAMS
May 8   Spring Commencement Exercises

Summer 2021

May 3   Tuition and fees due for Summer Term 2021
May 10   First day of main campus classes, first 6-week term
May 17   First day of classes, 8-, 9- and 11-week* terms
May 21   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 31   Holiday (Memorial Day) (NO CLASSES)
June 7   Re-petition deadline for Summer Term 2021 (for students who had petitioned for Spring Semester 2021)
June 15   Registration for Education Centers begins
June 18   Last day of classes, first 6-week term
June 21   First day of Melbourne Campus classes, second 6-week term
June 25   Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 8-, 9- and 11-week terms
July 5   Holiday (Independence Day, observed) (NO CLASSES)
July 9   Last day of 8-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 16   Last day of 9-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 19   Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Summer 2021
July 26   Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
July 30   Last day of 11-week and second 6-week (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 31   Summer Commencement Exercises
Aug. 9   Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2021 without late registration fee of $150

*Education Centers use the 11-week term only.

Florida Tech Online

Calendars are subject to change. For updated information see https://www.fit.edu/registrar/academic-calendar/

Fall 1 – 2020

June 25   First day to register for Fall 1–2020
Aug. 7   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1–2020
Aug. 20   First day to register for Fall 2–2020
Aug. 26   Last day to register and confirm payment for Fall 1–2020
Aug. 31   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Sept. 6   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Sept. 7   Holiday (Labor Day)
Oct. 2   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2–2020
Oct. 11   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct. 12   Holiday (Columbus Day)
Oct. 23   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 1–2020
Oct. 25   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Fall 2 – 2020

Aug. 20   First day to register for Fall 2–2020
Oct. 2   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2–2020
Oct. 15   First day to register for Spring 1–2021
Oct. 21   Last day to register and confirm payment for Fall 2–2020
Oct. 26   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Nov. 1   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Nov. 11   Holiday (Veterans Day)
Nov. 20   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1–2021
Nov. 25–27   Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 6   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec. 12   Fall Commencement Exercises  
Dec. 18   Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 2–2020
Dec. 20   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Spring 1 – 2021

Oct. 15   First day to register for Spring 1–2021
Nov. 20   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1–2021
Dec. 31   First day to register for Spring 2–2021
Jan. 6   Last day to register and confirm payment for Spring 1–2021
Jan. 11   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 17   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Jan. 18   Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Feb. 12   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2–2021
Feb. 21   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
March 5   Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 1–2021
March 7   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Spring 2 – 2021

Dec. 31   First day to register for Spring 2–2021
Feb. 12   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2–2021
Feb. 25   First day to register for Summer 1–2021
March 3   Last day to register and confirm payment for Spring 2–2021
March 8   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
March 12   Holiday (Spring Break)
March 14   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
April 9   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1–2021
April 18   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
April 30   Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 2–2021
May 2   Last day of classes (Sunday)
May 8   Spring Commencement Exercises

Summer 1 - 2021

Feb. 24   First day to register for Summer 1–2021
April 9   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1–2021
April 22   First day to register for Summer 2–2021
April 28   Last day to register and confirm payment for Summer 1–2021
May 3   CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
May 9   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
May 31   Holiday (Memorial Day)
June 4   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2–2021
June 13   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
June 25   Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 1–2021
June 27   Last day of classes (Sunday)

Summer 2–2021

April 22   First day to register for Summer 2–2021
June 4   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2–2021
June 24   First day to register for Fall 1–2021
June 30   Last day to register and confirm payment for Summer 2–2021
July 5   Holiday (Independence Day, observed)
July 5    CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
July 11   Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
July 31   Summer Commencement Exercises (Saturday)
Aug. 6   Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1–2021
Aug. 15   Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Aug. 27   Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 2–2021
Aug. 29   Last day of classes (Sunday)