Academic Calendar

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Florida Atlantic University
Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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Fall 2018 Early Spring 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 (Term 1, Term 2, Term 3)

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Fall 2018
 
January 15
Monday
Priority application deadline – freshman students
 
March 26
Monday
Fall 2018 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
April 1
Sunday
Application deadline – international freshman and international transfer students*
 
April 15
Sunday
Application deadline – freshman students*
 
July 1
Sunday
Application deadline – transfer and returning students*
 
July 20
Friday
Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status
 
August 13
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends August 24)
 
August 18
Saturday
Classes begin
 
August 19
Sunday
Freshman Convocation
 
August 20
Monday
Walk-in registration
 
August 24
Friday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
August 27
Monday
60+ Audit registration
 
August 27
Monday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: State-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
August 31
Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving a “W” in the course
 
September 3
Monday
No classes, Labor Day holiday, offices closed
 
September 7
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
September 10
Monday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
September 17
Monday
Last day to withdraw from all courses in the current term and receive a 25 percent tuition adjustment
 
October 1 – 5
Monday – Friday
Mid-term grading available
 
October 5 – 7
Friday – Sunday
Parent/Family Weekend
 
October 17
Wednesday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment
 
November 5 – 9
Monday – Friday
Homecoming
 
November 12
Monday
No classes, Veteran’s Day holiday (observed), offices closed
 
November 13
Tuesday
Last day to submit doctoral dissertation
 
November 16
Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
November 19
Monday
Last day to submit master’s thesis
 
November 22 – 25
Thursday – Sunday
No classes, Thanksgiving Break, offices closed
 
December 1
Saturday
Last day of classes
 
December 3 – 5
Monday – Wednesday
Reading days (in case of emergency, may be used as class time)
 
December 6 – 12
Thursday – Wednesday
Final exams
 
December 13
Thursday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm**
 
December 14
Friday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm**
 
December 14
Friday
Semester ends
 
December 17
Monday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am
 
December 24 –
January 1
Monday – Tuesday
Winter holiday, offices closed
* Departmental deadlines may also apply. Consult the Academic Programs section of the University Catalog for further information.
** No classes or exams are scheduled on Commencement days.
This calendar is subject to change by appropriate authority.

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Early Spring 2019
 
October 29, 2018
Monday
Early Spring 2019 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
December 10, 2018
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends December 17)
 
December 15, 2018
Saturday
Classes begin
 
December 17, 2018
Monday
Walk-in registration
 
December 17, 2018
Monday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
December 18, 2018
Tuesday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: State-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
December 18, 2018
Tuesday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
December 27, 2018
Thursday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
January 4
Friday
Last day of classes; semester ends
 
January 7
Monday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am
 
January 25
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
March 6
Wednesday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment

 

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Spring 2019
 
January 15, 201
Monday Priority application deadline - freshman students
 
April 15, 2018
Sunday
Application deadline – freshman students*
 
October 1, 2018
Monday
Application deadline – international freshman and international transfer students*
 
October 29, 2018
Monday
Spring 2019 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
November 15, 2018
Thursday
Application deadline – transfer and returning students*
 
December 7, 2018
Friday
Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status
 
December 31, 2018
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends January 11)
 
January 5
Saturday
Classes begin
 
January 7
Monday
Walk-in registration
 
January 11
Friday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
January 14
Monday
60+ Audit registration
 
January 14
Monday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: State-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
January 18
Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving a “W” in the course
 
January 21
Monday
No classes, Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, offices closed
 
January 25
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
January 28
Monday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
February 4
Monday
Last day to withdraw from all courses in the current term and receive a 25 percent tuition adjustment
 
February 18 – 22
Monday – Friday
Mid-term grading available
 
March 4 – 10
Monday – Sunday
No classes, Spring Break, offices open
 
March 6
Wednesday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment
 
April 1
Monday
Last day to submit doctoral dissertation
 
April 5
Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
April 8
Monday
Last day to submit master’s thesis
 
April 17
Wednesday
Honors Convocation
 
April 22
Monday
Last day of classes
 
April 23 – 24
Tuesday – Wednesday
Reading days (in case of emergency, may be used as class time)
 
April 25 – May 1
Thursday – Wednesday
Final exams
 
May 2
Thursday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm**
 
May 3
Friday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm**
 
May 3
Friday
Semester ends
 
May 6
Monday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am
* Departmental deadlines may also apply. Consult the Academic Programs section of the University Catalog for further information.
** No classes or exams are scheduled on Commencement days.
This calendar is subject to change by appropriate authority.

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Summer 2019 - Term 1
 
January 15
Tuesday
Priority application deadline – freshman students
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – freshman students*
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – international freshman and international transfer students*
 
March 25
Monday
Summer 2019 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
April 12
Friday
Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status
 
April 15
Monday
Application deadline – transfer and returning students*
 
May 6
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends May 17)
 
May 11
Saturday
Classes begin
 
May 13
Monday
Walk-in Registration
 
May 17
Friday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
May 20
Monday
60+ Audit registration
 
May 20
Monday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: State-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
May 27
Monday
No classes, Memorial Day holiday, offices closed
 
May 31
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
June 3
Monday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
June 10
Monday
Last day to withdraw from all courses in the current term and receive a 25 percent tuition adjustment; to receive this tuition adjustment for Summer 1, all summer courses (Terms 1, 2, 3) must be dropped.
 
July 4
Thursday
No classes, Independence Day holiday, offices closed
 
July 8
Monday
Last day to submit doctoral dissertation
 
July 15
Monday
Last day to submit master’s thesis
 
July 19
Friday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment
 
July 29
Monday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
August 2
Friday
Last day of classes
 
August 6
Tuesday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm
 
August 6
Tuesday
Semester ends
 
August 7
Wednesday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am

 

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Summer 2019 - Term 2
 
January 15
Tuesday
Priority application deadline – freshman students
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – freshman students*
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – international freshman and international transfer students*
 
March 25
Monday
Summer 2019 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
April 12
Friday
Last day to apply for a reclassification of residency status
 
April 15
Monday
Application deadline – transfer and returning students*
 
May 6
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends May 17)
 
May 11
Saturday
Classes begin
 
May 13
Monday
Walk-in registration
 
May 17
Friday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
May 20
Monday
60+ Audit registration
 
May 20
Monday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: State-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
May 27
Monday
No classes, Memorial Day holiday, offices closed
 
May 31
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
June 3
Monday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
June 17
Monday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
June 21
Friday
Last day of classes; semester ends
 
June 24
Monday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am
 
July 19
Friday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment
 
August 6
Tuesday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm

 

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Summer 2019 - Term 3
 
January 15
Tuesday
Priority application deadline – freshman students
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – freshman students*
 
February 15
Friday
Application deadline – international freshman and international transfer students*
 
March 25
Monday
Summer 2019 registration begins for enrolled degree-seeking students only
 
April 15
Monday
Application deadline – transfer and returning students*
 
May 31
Friday
Last day to submit application for degree
 
June 17
Monday
Non-degree registration begins (ends June 28)
 
June 22
Saturday
Classes begin
 
June 24
Monday
Walk-in registration
 
June 28
Friday
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences: In person by 5 pm (Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses), online by 11:59 pm; courses are fee liable after this date; $100 late registration fee after this date
 
July 1
Monday
60+ Audit registration
 
July 1
Monday
Last day to pay tuition and fees: Drop box by 5 pm (Boca Raton campus), online by 11 pm, USPS postmarked by this date; $100 late payment fee assessed if paid after this date. (See deadlines below if receiving deferments: state-mandated or departmental waiver and Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans. Same time deadlines and submission methods apply.)**
 
July 4
Thursday
No classes, Independence Day holiday, offices closed
 
July 15
Monday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with state-mandated or departmental waiver deferment
 
July 19
Friday
**Last day to pay tuition and fees for students with Florida Prepaid, Financial Aid or Veterans deferment
 
July 29
Monday
Last day to withdraw from a course without receiving an “F” in the course
 
August 2
Friday
Last day of classes
 
August 6
Tuesday
Commencement ceremonies: 9 am, 1 pm, 5 pm**
 
August 6
Tuesday
Semester ends
 
August 7
Wednesday
Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9 am
* Departmental deadlines may also apply. Consult the Academic Programs section of the University Catalog for further information.
** No classes or exams are scheduled on Commencement days.
This calendar is subject to change by appropriate authority.
Updated: Oct 11, 2018