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From academics to athletics, student activities to community events, there's always something going on at Florida Tech. Browse Florida Tech Happenings to for a glimpse at this month's things-to-do or scroll down to the Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines for students.

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Florida Tech Happenings

Poe’s Spooktacular Tales: From Page to Scream
Friday, November 1, 2019 – Evans Library, first floor – 6:30-8 p.m.    The School of Arts and Communication and Evans Library are hosting Reel Reads After Hours to keep the Halloween mood going.  Join us as we examine several clips from different film adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous stories, including “The Black [...]

Business Applied: Tourism Impacts on Brevard, Nov. 7, 2019
This 45-minute presentation by Mike Slotkin, Ph.D. will cover some of the key data points and results from an on-going, three-year contractual collaboration with the Space Coast Office of Tourism. Visitor expenditure and economic impacts, bed tax revenues accrued, lodging and travel logistics as well as other pertinent measures will be discussed. Connections to current [...]

Treat or Treat, Oct. 19, 2019
Treat-or-Treat is Florida Tech’s annual Halloween festival for families and kids of all ages across Brevard County. It is located on the university’s beautiful, safe and spacious campus in Melbourne, Florida. The event hosts a variety of theatrical, age-appropriately themed “haunted” houses, outdoor games, music, food, inflatables, vendors and—of course—lots of candy! Best of all, [...]

“Stranger Things’ Actress to Deliver Keynote at Gleason, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
 Salem Murphy, the Florida Tech alumna who played the principal of Hawkins High School in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, will offer the keynote speech on Friday, Oct. 4, at a free public event showcasing the university’s Gleason Performing Arts Center. The performance venue recently underwent a $225,000 upgrade that saw the installation of new, [...]

International Delegates Headed to Melbourne for Innovation Congress, Monday, Sept. 23
Florida Tech and the Harbor City can be added to that list of world-class locales as they become the first U.S. hosts to welcome the ISO 56000 Innovation Management World Congress and its cadre of international delegates. After a reception Sept. 23 on the Florida Tech campus where they will be welcomed by university President [...]

Lecture: Animal Cognition at the Zoo, Oct. 10, 2019
During this lecture hosted by Florida Tech’s Lifelong Scholar Society, Dr. Darby Proctor will discuss the collaboration between Florida Tech and Brevard Zoo and highlight the fascinating animal research. This includes lemurs using touchscreens, spider monkeys’ planning abilities and the recent renovation making Brevard Zoo a leader in studying animal cognition. Thursday, October 106:00 – [...]

Academic Calendar

The Florida Tech Online academic calendar differs from the Melbourne campus calendar and follows below.

Melbourne Campus and Education Centers

Note: Last updated 9/24/19

FALL 2019
March 22 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2019 without a late fee
April 7 Registration for Melbourne Campus begins at 8 pm
June 17 Registration for Education Centers begins
Aug. 5  Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2019 without late registration fee of $150
Aug. 12 Tuition and fees due for Fall Semester 2019
Aug. 19 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Aug. 28 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. 2 Holiday (Labor Day) (NO CLASSES)
Sept. 6 Re-petition deadline for Fall Semester 2019 (for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer Semester 2019)
Sept. 13 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring Semester 2020 without a late fee
Sept. 24 Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
Oct. 4 Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
Oct. 14 Holiday (Columbus Day) (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 14–15 Fall Break (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 28 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
Nov. 11 Registration for Melbourne Campus Spring Semester 2020 begins (8 pm)
Nov. 11 Registration for Education Centers Spring Semester 2020 begins
Nov. 11 Holiday (Veterans Day) (NO CLASSES)
Nov. 27–29 Holiday (Thanksgiving) (NO CLASSES)
Dec. 2 Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Fall 2019 commencement
Dec. 6 Last day of classes
Dec. 9 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
Dec. 9–13 FINAL EXAMS
Dec. 14 Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 30 Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Spring Semester 2020 without late registration fee of $150
SPRING 2020
Jan. 6 Tuition and fees due for Spring Semester 2020
Jan. 13 CLASSES BEGIN  (Monday)
Jan. 20 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Jan. 22 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. 31 Re-petition deadline for Spring Semester 2020 (for students who had petitioned for Fall Semester 2019)
Feb. 7 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer Term 2020 without a late fee
Feb. 10 Registration for Melbourne Campus Summer Term 2020 begins
Feb. 18 Termination of F-1 immigration status deadline
Feb. 28 Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
March 9 Registration for Education Centers begins
March 9–13 Spring Break (NO CLASSES)
March 20 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2020 without a late fee
March 27 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
April 5 Registration for Melbourne Campus Fall Semester 2020 begins
April 27 Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Spring 2020 commencement
April 29 Last day of classes
April 30–May 1 Study Days (NO CLASSES)
May 4 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
May 4–8 FINAL EXAMS
May 9 Spring Commencement Exercises
SUMMER 2020
May 4 Tuition and fees due for Summer Term 2020
May 11 First day of Melbourne Campus classes, first 6-week term
May 18 First day of classes, 8-, 9- and 11-week* terms
May 22 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 25 Holiday (Memorial Day) (NO CLASSES)
June 8 Re-petition deadline for Summer Term 2020 (for students who had petitioned for Spring Semester 2020)
June 15 Registration for Education Centers begins
June 19 Last day of classes, first 6-week term
June 22 First day of Melbourne Campus classes, second 6-week term
June 26 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 8-, 9- and 11-week terms
July 3 Holiday (Independence Day, observed) (NO CLASSES)
July 10 Last day of 8-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 17 Last day of 9-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 20 Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Summer 2020
July 27 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs
July 31 Last day of 11-week and second 6-week (final exam on last scheduled class day)
Aug. 1 Summer Commencement Exercises
Aug. 3 Last day for Melbourne Campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2020 without late registration fee of $150
*Education Centers use the 11-week term only.

Florida Tech Online Calendar (8-week terms)

The calendar below applies only to Florida Tech Online terms.

SUMMER 1–2019
Feb. 21  First day to register for Summer 1–2019 
April 5  Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1–2019 
April 17  Last day to register for Summer 1–2019 without late fee 
April 18 First day to register for Sumer 2–2019
April 24 Last day for Summer 1–2019 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
April 24 Last day to register for Summer 1–2019 with late fee
April 29 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
May 5  Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund 
May 27  Holiday (Monday, Memorial Day) 
May 31  Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2–2019 
June 9  Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund 
June 21  Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 1–2019 
June 23  Last day of classes (Sunday) 
SUMMER 2–2019  
April 18  First day to register for Summer 2–2019 
May 31  Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 2–2019 
June 19  Last day to register for Summer 2–2019 without late fee 
June 20  First day to register for Fall 1–2019 
June 26  Last day for Summer 2–2019 confirmation of tuition or financial aid 
June 26  Last day to register for Summer 2–2019 with late fee 
July 1  CLASSES BEGIN (Monday) 
July 4  Holiday (Thursday, Independence Day) 
July 7  Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund 
July 27  Summer Commencement Exercises (Saturday) 
Aug. 2  Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1–2019 
Aug. 11  Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund 
Aug. 23 Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 2–2019
Aug. 25 Last day of classes (Sunday)
FALL 1–2019
June 20 First day to register for Fall 1–2019
Aug. 2 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1–2019
Aug. 15 First day to register for Fall 2–2019
Aug. 21 Last day to register and confirm payment for Fall 1–2019
Aug. 26 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Sept. 1 Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Sept. 2 Holiday (Labor Day)
Sept. 27 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2–2019
Oct. 6 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct. 14 Holiday (Columbus Day)
Oct. 18 Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 1–2019
Oct. 20 Last day of classes (Sunday)
FALL 2–2019
Aug. 15 First day to register for Fall 2–2019
Sept. 27 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2–2019
Oct. 10 First day to register for Spring 1–2020
Oct. 16 Last day to register and confirm payment for Fall 2–2019
Oct. 21 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Oct. 27 Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Nov. 11 Holiday (Veterans Day)
Nov. 15 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1–2020
Nov. 27 Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 1 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec. 13 Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 2–2019
Dec. 14 Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 15 Last day of classes (Sunday)
SPRING 1–2020
Oct. 10 First day to register for Spring 1–2020
Nov. 22 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1–2020
Jan. 2 First day to register for Spring 2–2020
Jan. 8 Last day to register and confirm payment for Spring 1–2020
Jan. 13 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 19 Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Jan. 20 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Feb. 14 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2–2020
Feb. 23 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
March 6 Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 1–2020
March 8 Last day of classes (Sunday)
SPRING 2–2020
Jan. 2 First day to register for Spring 2–2020
Feb. 14 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2–2020
Feb. 27 First day to register for Summer 1–2020
March 4 Last day to register and confirm payment for Spring 2–2020
March 9 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
March 13 Holiday (Spring Break)
March 15 Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
April 10 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer 1–2020
April 19 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
May 1 Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 2–2020
May 3 Last day of classes (Sunday)
May 9 Spring Commencement Exercises (Saturday)