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Term Information

Fall 2018

Official - Last Updated on 10/4/2018


Colleges submit Course Schedules for Fall 2018 to RegistrarMonday, 02 October 2017
First day to Apply for 2018 Fall GraduationFriday, 15 December 2017
Canvas course creation beginsThursday, 01 March 2018
Web Registration begins for Degree Students for Fall 2018 [1]Monday, 19 March 2018
Faculty Textbook Order Deadline for Fall 2018Friday, 13 April 2018
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2018 Graduation, No Exceptions [3]Sunday, 15 April 2018
Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Registration Begins for Fall 2018Monday, 18 June 2018
Deadline for Requests for Reinstatement after Academic Dismissal Deadline for Fall 2018Saturday, 23 June 2018
Non-Degree Registration Begins for Fall 2018 [1]Monday, 23 July 2018
Last Day to Mail Payment - Fall 2018Friday, 03 August 2018
Last Day to Register in Waitlist ModeSunday, 19 August 2018
State Employee Registration Begins for Fall 2018 [2]Monday, 20 August 2018
Late Registration Begins for Fall 2018 (late fee assessment begins)Monday, 20 August 2018
Faculty to confirm students' academic activity in each class using CanvasMonday, 20 August 2018 - Sunday, 26 August 2018
Classes Begin for Fall 2018Monday, 20 August 2018
Registration for Senior Citizens for Fall 2018 (Audit mode only-no late fee)Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Term Waitlists Shut Down at 5 p.m.Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Late Registration, Drop/Add and Change to Audit Ends for Fall 2018 at 5 p.m.Friday, 24 August 2018
Payment Deadline 5:00 pm for Fall 2018 (late fee assessed after this time)Friday, 24 August 2018
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw via Gulfline for Fall 2018 (100% Refund)Friday, 24 August 2018
Residency Reclassification for Tuition Deadline for Fall 2018, 5:00 pmFriday, 24 August 2018
Deadline to submit Fee Waivers (F.S. 1009.26) and Fee Exemptions (F.S. 1009.25) for Fall 2018Friday, 24 August 2018
Saturday Classes Begin for Fall 2018Saturday, 25 August 2018
Cancellation for Non-Payment Begins for Fall 2018Monday, 27 August 2018
Labor Day Observed (no classes)Monday, 03 September 2018
Fall 2018 Commencement RSVP begins via GULFLINETuesday, 04 September 2018
MUST Withdraw from ALL CLASSES to Receive a 25% Refund for Fall 2018Friday, 14 September 2018
Reinstatement with Full Payment for Fall 2018; Deadline 5:00 p.m.Friday, 21 September 2018
Last day to RSVP for Fall 2018 CommencementMonday, 24 September 2018
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw without Academic Penalty for Fall 2018 at 5 p.m. (if within 3/2 Withdrawal Rule, see note #4) [4]Friday, 02 November 2018
Fall 2018 Commencement Ticket Distribution beginsTuesday, 06 November 2018
Fall 2018 Graduating Student Survey OpensTuesday, 06 November 2018
Veteran's Day Observed (no classes)Monday, 12 November 2018
Last Day to Submit Service Learning Hours for Fall 2018 (for graduating seniors)Saturday, 17 November 2018
Study Day (no classes)Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Thanksgiving Observed (no classes)Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Saturday, 24 November 2018
Last Day of ClassesWednesday, 05 December 2018
Study Day (no classes or exams)Thursday, 06 December 2018
Finals Begin for Fall 2018Friday, 07 December 2018
Last Day to Pick Up Fall 2018 Commencement TicketsFriday, 07 December 2018
Unclaimed Commencement Ticket DistributionMonday, 10 December 2018 - Friday, 14 December 2018
Finals End for Fall 2018Thursday, 13 December 2018
Last Day of the SemesterThursday, 13 December 2018
Last Day to Apply for Grade Forgiveness for Fall 2018Thursday, 13 December 2018
Fall 2018 CommencementSunday, 16 December 2018
Grades Due from Faculty by Noon for Fall 2018Monday, 17 December 2018
Fall 2018 Graduating Student Survey EndsSaturday, 05 January 2019

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

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