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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

August 24 - 28         Orientation
August 31                First day of classes
Aug 31 - Sep 4         Late registration (add/drop)
September 2            Waitlist closed for Fall 2015 classes
September 4            Last day to add/drop courses in person at Registrar
September 6            Last day to add/drop courses online through MyFIT
September 7            Labor Day - College closed
September 8            Online certification rosters available in MyFIT
September 14 ,15    Rosh Hashanah - College closed
September 18          Last day to withdraw from fall courses with a partial refund
September 22          Yom Kippur - No evening classes
September 23          Yom Kippur - College closed
September 28          Last day to submit online certification rosters
October 2                Census date
October 5 - 9           Make-up examination period for Spring 2015 incomplete grades
    October 5 Related area
    October 6 Major courses
    October 7 American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Sciences
    October 8 English and Modern Languages
    October 9 Science and Mathematics
October 29               Winter registration begins
November 2 - 6         Spring 2016 registration begins for degree-seeking students
November 9             Spring 2016 registration begins for non-degree students
November 26 - 29     Thanksgiving Recess College closed
November 30            Last day to withdraw from classes with a WD grade
December 1             Graduation Application priority deadline for May and August 2016 graduates
December 14           Final grade rosters open for fall
December 15           Registration for newly admitted Spring 2016 students
December 15           Last day for Tuesday day classes
December 16           Last day for all Wednesday classes
December 17           Last day for all Thursday classes
December 18           Last day for all Friday classes
December 19           Last day for all Saturday classes
December 20           Last day for all Sunday classes
December 21           Last day for all Monday classes
December 22           Last day for Tuesday evening classes
December 23           Waitlist closed for Winter 2016 classes
January 5                Last day to submit final grade rosters for fall

FIT will be closed December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016.

WINTER 2016

January 4               First day of classes
January 4, 5           Late registration (add/drop). See fees
January 5               Online certification rosters available in MyFIT
January 6               Last day to withdraw from winter courses with a partial refund
January 7               Last day to submit online certification rosters
January 8               Census date
January 8               Last day to withdraw from courses with a WD grade
January 15             Final grade rosters for winter available
January 18             Martin Luther King, Jr. Day College closed
January 20             Last day of winter semester.
January 22             Last day to submit final grade rosters for winter

SPRING 2016

January 21, 22       Orientation
January 25             First day of classes
January 25             Waitlist for Spring 2016 classes will close
January 25 - 29       Late registration (add/drop)
January 29             Last day to add/drop courses in person at the Registrar
January 31             Last day to add/drop courses online through MyFIT
February 8             Online certification rosters available in MyFIT
February 12           Last day to withdraw from spring courses with a partial refund
February 15           Presidents Day - College closed
February 19           Last day to submit online certification rosters
February 23           Census date
Feb 29 - March 4    Make-up examination period for Fall 2015 incomplete grades
     February 29 Related area
     March 1 Major courses
     March 2 American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Sciences
     March 3 English and Modern Languages
     March 4 Science and Mathematics
March 21 - 27         Spring Recess
March 25               Good Friday College closed
March 31               Summer registration begins
March 31               Graduation application must be received for name to be listed in Commencement book
April 4 - 8              Fall 2016 registration begins for degree students
April 18                 Fall 2016 registration begins for non-degree students
April 22                 Passover - No classes
April 29                 Last day to withdraw from courses with a WD grade for spring
April 29                 Last day to submit College Withdrawal for spring
May 1                   Graduation Application priority deadline for Dec 2016 and Jan 2017 graduates
May 9                   Final grade rosters for spring available
May 10                 Last day for all Tuesday classes
May 11                  Last day for all Wednesday classes
May 12                  Last day for all Thursday classes
May 14                  Last day for all Saturday classes
May 15                  Last day for all Sunday classes
May 16                  Last day for all Monday classes
May 17                  Friday classes meet - Last day for all Friday classes
May 19                  Commencement
May 20                  Last day to submit final grade rosters for spring

FIT will be closed on the following Fridays during summer 2016:
May 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12

SUMMER 2016

May 23                 First day of Summer 1 session
May 23, 24            Late registration for Summer 1 (add/drop). See fees
May 30                 Memorial Day - College closed
May 31                 Last day to withdraw from Summer 1 courses with a WD grade
May 31                 Last day to submit online certification rosters for Summer 1
May 31                 Fall 2016 registration begins for newly admitted 1-Yr AAS & Bachelor students
June 1                  Fall 2016 registration begins for newly admitted 2-Yr AAS students
June 1                  Census date for Summer 1
June 23                Final grade rosters for Summer 1 available online
June 27                Last day of Summer 1 session
June 28                First day of Summer 2 session
June 28, 29           Late registration for Summer 2 (add/drop)
June 29                Last day to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1 session
June 30                Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 with a partial refund 
June 30                Summer 2 online certification rosters available in MyFIT
July 4                   Independence Day - College closed
July 5                   Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 courses with a WD grade
July 5                   Last day to submit online certification rosters for Summer 2
July 6                   Census date for Summer 2
July 21                 Final grade rosters for Summer 2 available
July 26                 Last day of Summer 2 session
July 28                 Last day to submit final grade rosters for Summer 2         

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