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Term Information

Fall 2017

Official - Last Updated on 10/17/2017


Colleges submit Course Schedules for Fall 2017 to RegistrarFriday, 07 October 2016
First day to Apply for 2017 Fall GraduationThursday, 15 December 2016
Canvas course creation beginsWednesday, 01 March 2017
Web Registration begins for Degree Students for Fall 2017 [1]Monday, 20 March 2017
Faculty Textbook Order Deadline for Fall 2017Friday, 14 April 2017
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins for Fall 2017Monday, 19 June 2017
Deadline for Requests for Reinstatement after Academic Dismissal Deadline for Fall 2017Friday, 23 June 2017
Non-Degree Registration Begins for Fall 2017 [1]Monday, 24 July 2017
Last Day to Mail Payment for Fall 2017Friday, 28 July 2017
Last Day to Register in Waitlist ModeSunday, 20 August 2017
State Employee Registration Begins for Fall 2017 [2]Monday, 21 August 2017
Late Registration Begins for Fall 2017 (late fee assessment begins)Monday, 21 August 2017
Faculty to confirm students' academic activity in each class using CanvasMonday, 21 August 2017 - Sunday, 27 August 2017
Classes Begin for Fall 2017Monday, 21 August 2017
Registration for Senior Citizens for Fall 2017 (Audit mode only-no late fee)Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Term Waitlists Shut Down at 5 p.m. (Fall 2017)Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends for Fall 2017 at 5 p.m.Friday, 25 August 2017
Payment Deadline 5:00 pm for Fall 2017 (late fee assessed after this time)Friday, 25 August 2017
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline for Fall 2017 (100% Refund)Friday, 25 August 2017
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline for Fall 2017, 5:00 pmFriday, 25 August 2017
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) for Fall 2017Friday, 25 August 2017
Saturday Classes Begin for Fall 2017Saturday, 26 August 2017
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins for Fall 2017Monday, 28 August 2017
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2017 Graduation, No Exceptions [3]Friday, 01 September 2017
Labor Day Observed (no classes)Monday, 04 September 2017
Reinstatement with Full Payment for Fall 2017; Deadline 5:00 p.m.Friday, 22 September 2017
MUST Withdraw from ALL CLASSES to Receive a 25% Refund for Fall 2017 by 5 p.m.Thursday, 28 September 2017
Fall 2017 Commencement RSVP begins via GULFLINEMonday, 09 October 2017
Last day to RSVP for Fall 2017 CommencementMonday, 23 October 2017
Fall 2017 Graduating Student Survey OpensMonday, 06 November 2017
Veteran's Day Observed (no classes)Friday, 10 November 2017
Fall 2017 Commencement Ticket Distribution beginsTuesday, 14 November 2017
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours for Fall 2017 (for graduating seniors)Friday, 17 November 2017
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty for Fall 2017 at 5 p.m. (if within 3/2 Withdrawal Rule, see note #4) [4]Friday, 17 November 2017
Study Day (no classes)Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Thanksgiving Observed (no classes)Thursday, 23 November 2017 - Saturday, 25 November 2017
Last Day for Fall 2017 Saturday ClassesSaturday, 09 December 2017
Last Day to Pick Up Fall 2017 Commencement TicketsFriday, 15 December 2017
Fall 2017 CommencementSaturday, 16 December 2017
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness for Fall 2017Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Last Day of ClassesTuesday, 19 December 2017
Finals Begin for Fall 2017Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Finals End for Fall 2017 [5]Thursday, 21 December 2017
Last Day of the Semester at noonSaturday, 23 December 2017
Grades due by Faculty at noonTuesday, 02 January 2018
Fall 2017 Graduating Student Survey EndsFriday, 05 January 2018

1.For priority group registration dates, go to Eagle Registration: FGCU Employees using Tuition Vouchers can use Eagle Registration according to their priority group.
2.State Tuition Waivers may be presented to the Office of the Registrar during this period without late registration fees.
3.Last day for undergraduate seniors to submit Grade Forgiveness forms if applying for graduation - see academic advisor for details.
4.For more details on the 3/2 Withdrawal Rule, go to
5.Except for School of Nursing

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