Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

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

Melbourne Campus and Extended Studies

Note: Last updated 9/10/18

FALL 2018
Aug. 5  Last day for main campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2018 without late registration fee of $150
Aug. 13 Tuition and fees due for Fall Semester 2018
Aug. 20 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Aug. 24 Last day to register or add a class
Aug. 31 Last day to drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W
Sept. 3 Holiday (Labor Day) (NO CLASSES)
Sept. 7 Re-petition deadline for Fall Semester 2018 (for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer Semester 2018)
Sept. 14 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring Semester 2019 without a late fee
Oct. 5 Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
Oct. 8 Holiday (Columbus Day) (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 8–9 Fall Break (NO CLASSES)
Oct. 26 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
Nov. 5 Registration for Extended Studies Spring Semester 2019 begins
Nov. 12 Registration for Melbourne Campus Spring Semester 2019 begins (8 pm)
Nov. 12 Holiday (Veterans Day) (NO CLASSES)
Nov. 21–23 Holiday (Thanksgiving) (NO CLASSES)
Dec. 3 Last day to successfully complete graduate level defense and examination for Fall 2018 commencement
Dec. 7 Last day of classes
Dec. 10 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
Dec. 10–14 FINAL EXAMS
Dec. 15 Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 26 Last day for main campus returning students to register for Spring Semester 2019 without late registration fee of $150
SPRING 2019
Dec. 31 Tuition and fees due for Spring Semester 2019
Jan. 7 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 11 Last day to register or add a class
Jan. 11 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Summer Term 2019 without a late fee
Jan. 18 Last day to drop a class with full tuition refund and without receiving a grade of W
Jan. 21 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) (NO CLASSES)
Jan. 28 Registration for Melbourne Campus Summer Term 2019 begins
Jan. 28 Re-petition deadline for Spring Semester 2019 (for students who had petitioned for Fall Semester 2018)
Feb. 22 Midterm grading opens for faculty to enter midterm grades, 0000-, 1000- and 2000-level courses
March 4 Registration for Extended Studies Summer Term 2019 begins
March 4–8 Spring Break (NO CLASSES)
March 22 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W
March 22 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall Semester 2019 without a late fee
April 7 Registration for Melbourne Campus Fall Semester 2019 begins
April 22 Last day to successfully complete graduate level defense and examination for Spring 2019 commencement
April 24 Last day of classes
April 25–26 Study Days (NO CLASSES)
April 29–May 3 FINAL EXAMS
April 29 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
May 4 Spring Commencement Exercises
SUMMER 2019
April 29 Tuition and fees due for Summer Term 2019
May 6 First day of main campus classes, first 6-week term
May 13 First day of classes, 8-, 9- and 11-week* terms
May 17 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 27 Holiday (Memorial Day) (NO CLASSES)
June 10 Re-petition deadline for Summer Term 2019 (for students who had petitioned for Spring Semester 2019)
June 14 Last day of classes, first 6-week term
June 17 Registration for Extended Studies Fall Semester 2019 begins
June 17 First day of main campus classes, second 6-week term
June 21 Last day to withdraw from a class with a final grade of W, 8-, 9- and 11-week terms
July 4 Holiday (Independence Day) (NO CLASSES)
July 5 Last day of 8-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 12 Last day of 9-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 15 Last day to successfully complete graduate-level defense and examination for Summer 2019
July 22 Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs
July 26 Last day of second 6-week and 11-week classes (final exam on last scheduled class day)
July 27 Summer Commencement Exercises
Aug. 5 Last day for main campus returning students to register for Fall Semester 2019 without late registration fee of $150

*Extended Studies off-campus sites use 11-week term only.

Florida Tech Online Calendar (8-week terms)

The calendar below applies only to Florida Tech Online terms.

SUMMER 2–2018
Aug. 3 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1
Aug. 12 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Aug. 24 Last day for admissions eligibility for Summer 2
Aug. 26 Last day of classes (Sunday)
FALL 1–2018
Aug. 3 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 1
Aug. 15 Last day to register for Fall 2 without late fee
Aug. 16 First day to register for Fall 2
Aug. 22 Last day for Fall 1 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Aug. 27 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Sept. 2 Last day to withdraw from a class with a full refund
Sept. 3 Holiday (Labor Day)
Sept. 28 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2
Oct. 7 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Oct. 8 Holiday (Columbus Day)
Oct. 19 Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 1
Oct. 21 Last day of classes (Sunday)
FALL 2–2018
Aug. 16 First day to register for Fall 2
Sept. 28 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Fall 2
Oct. 10 Last day to register for Fall 2 without late fee
Oct. 11 First day to register for Spring 1
Oct. 17 Last day for Fall 2 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Oct. 22 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Oct. 28 Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Nov. 11 Holiday (Veterans Day)
Nov. 16 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1
Nov. 22 Holiday (Thanksgiving)
Dec. 2 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
Dec. 14 Last day for admissions eligibility for Fall 2
Dec. 15 Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 16 Last day of classes
SPRING 1–2019
Oct. 11 First day to register for Spring 1
Nov. 16 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 1
Dec. 26 Last day to register for Spring 1 without late fee
Dec. 26 First day to register for Spring 2
Jan. 2 Last day for Spring 1 confirmation of tuition or financial aid
Jan. 2 Last day to register for Spring 1 with late fee
Jan. 7 CLASSES BEGIN (Monday)
Jan. 13 Last day to withdraw from a class with full refund
Jan. 21 Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Feb. 8 Last day to Petition to Graduate for Spring 2
Feb. 17 Last day to withdraw from a class with a W and no refund
March 1 Last day for admissions eligibility for Spring 1
March 3 Last day of classes (Sunday)