Calendar of Events and Important Dates for FSU
Here is where you can find a list of events and important dates for students and parents of the Florida State University. We can’t list everything so here is the official FSU calendar of events.
April 18, 2019 – President’s Ring Ceremony
April 20, 2019 – VEGAN Mac-n-cheese Bake-Off at The Plant–517 W Gaines Street
April 24, 2019 – Education & Library Career Fair – Ogelsby Union Ballrooms, 12-2:30 pm
April 26, 2019 – Last day of Classes
April 26, 2019 at 7 PM @ Donald L. Tucker Civic Center – Songs For The Saints – Kenny Chesney
April 29 through May 3, 2019 – Final Exam Week
May 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – Graduation for Motion Pictures Arts, Social Work, Arts and Sciences
May 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – Graduation for Dedman School of Hospitality, Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, Business
May 4, 2019 @ 9 am – Graduation for Applied Studies, The Grad School (Materials Science Graduates only), Engineering, Social Science & Public Policy, Nursing, Criminology and Criminal Justice
May 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – Graduation for Medicine (Bachelors and PhD degrees only), Communication and information, Music, Human Sciences, Education
May 15, 2019 – Open enrollment for summer only Health insurance ends
August 10-17, 2019 – Sorority Spirit Week
August 17, 2019 – PNM orientation (for sorority rush)
August 17 – 25, 2019 – Sorority Rush
August 25, 2019 – Bid day
January 1, 2019: Spring/Summer Health Insurance coverage begins
January 3, 2019: Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m
January 4, 2019: Last day to file for a change in residency status.
January 5-10, 2019:Drop/Add. (Includes Law School) Begins at 12:00 a.m. on Jan. 5 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 10.
January 7, 2019: Early Disbursement Financial Aid available from federal, private, and institutional aid via EFT. Please note that deposit processing time varies by bank and some banks might take an extra business day or two to make your direct deposit available to you.
January 7, 2019: Classes begin
January 14, 2019: Open enrollment for Spring-Summer Health Insurance ends
January 14-January 25, 2019: Spring 2019 Graduation application period
January 15, 2019: First day to apply for financial aid deferments and delayed delivery loans
January 21, 2019: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes and University administrative offices closed
January 25, 2019: Last day to apply for Spring 2019 Graduation
February 22, 2019: End of seventh week of semester. Last day to submit form requesting S/U grading or to change S/U option back to regular grade. Last day to reduce course load without permission of the academic dean. Dean’s permission required to drop below twelve semester hours. Last day to drop a course without receiving a grade. Last day to withdraw from school without receiving a grade. Financial Aid deferments expire. Final payment for installment contracts due. Last day for doctoral students to take and pass their preliminary examination in order to add or convert dissertation hours for the current semester. Last day to petition to reinstate class schedule canceled for nonpayment of tuition.
March 4, 2019:Summer and Fall 2019 course listings available on Course lookup system
March 11, 2019:Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 begins
March 18-March 22, 2019:Spring Break. Residence Halls close Mar. 16, 2019 at noon. Residence Halls reopen Mar. 24, 2019 at noon.
April 26, 2019:Last Day of Classes. Last day to submit ServScript hours online. Last day to petition Academic Dean for a reduction in course load (requires documentation of University-approved extenuating circumstances). Last day to withdraw from the University. Last day to apply for AA Degree at the Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCA 3400. Veterans’ Deferments Expire. Full tuition payment must be received to avoid a late payment fee.
April 29-May 3, 2019: Final Exam Week.
May 3, 2019:Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.
May 4, 2019:Commencement: Civic Center, visit http://registrar.fsu.edu/graduation/seating to view the ceremony schedule.
Diplomas dated this date. Residence halls close at noon.
May 7, 2019: Online grades due by 4:00 p.m.
May 8, 2019: Grades available online
May 27, 2019: Memorial Day Observed. University Closed.