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2016-2017 Academic Calendar

FALL 2016

August 22 - 26        New Student Orientation
August 26               Last day to Waitlist fall classes
August 29               First day of fall semester
Aug 29 - Sep 2       Late registration (add/drop)
September 2           Last day to add/drop classes in person (Registrar's Office closes at 4:45pm)
September 4           Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:00pm)
September 5           Labor Day - College closed
September 6           Online certification rosters available to faculty
September 16         Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a partial refund
September 26         Last day to submit online certification rosters
Sept 26 - 30            Make-up examination period for spring 2016 incomplete grades
Sep 26                        Related area exams
Sep 27                        Major course exams
Sep 28                        American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
Sep 29                        English and Modern Language exams
Sep 30                        Science and Math exams
September 27           Census date
October 3 - 4             Rosh Hashanah - College closed
October 11                Yom Kippur - No evening classes (classes suspend at 4pm)
October 12                Yom Kippur - College closed
October 27                Winter 2017 registration begins
Oct 31 - Nov 4           Spring priority registration begins for degree-seeking students
November 14            Spring registration begins for non-degree students
November 24 - 27     Thanksgiving Recess - College closed
November 28             Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a WD grade
December 1               Graduation application priority deadline for May/August 2017 applicants
December 12             Final grade rosters for fall available to faculty
December 13             Registration begins for newly admitted spring students
December 13             Last Tuesday day classes
December 14             Last day for all Wednesday classes
December 15             Last day for all Thursday classes
December 16             Last day for all Friday classes
December 17             Last day for Saturday classes
December 18             Last day for all Sunday classes
December 19             Last day for all Monday classes
December 20             Last Tuesday evening classes
December 20             Last day of fall semester
January 3                   Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for fall

FIT will be closed December 23, 2016 through January 2, 2017.

WINTER 2017

January 3                  First day of winter session
January 3, 4              Late registration (add/drop)
January 5                  Online certification rosters available to faculty
January 5                  Last day to withdraw from winter classes with a partial refund
January 9                  Last day to withdraw from winter classes with a WD grade
January 9                  Last day to submit online certification rosters
January 10                Census date
January 16                Martin Luther King Jr Day - College closed
January 17                Final grade rosters for winter available to faculty
January 19                Last day of winter session
January 23                Last day for faculty to submit final grades for winter

SPRING 2017

January 25 - 27          New Student Orientation
January 26                 Spring Convocation
January 27                 Last day to Waitlist spring classes
January 30                 First day of spring semester
Jan 30 - Feb 3            Late registration (add/drop)
February 3                  Last day to add/drop classes in person (Registrar's Office closes at 4:45pm)
February 5                  Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:00pm)
February 8                  Online certification rosters available to faculty
February 17                Last day to withdraw from spring classes with a partial refund
February 20                 Presidents Day - College closed
February 28                 Last day to submit online certification rosters
March 1*                      Census date
March 6 - 10                Make-up examination period for fall 2016 incomplete grades
March 6                             Related area exams
March 7                             Major course exams
March 8                             American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
March 9                             English and Modern Language exams
March 10                           Science and Mathematics exams
March 30                       Summer 2017 registration begins
March 31                       Graduation application must be received for name to be listed in Commencement book
April 3 - 7                       Fall priority registration begins for current degree-seeking students
April 10 - 16                   Spring Recess - Classes are not in session
April 14                          Good Friday - College closed
April 17                          Fall registration begins for non-degree students and readmitted degree students
May 1                             Graduation application priority deadline for Dec 2017 & Jan 2018 applicants
May 5                             Last day to withdraw from spring classes with a WD grade
May 15                           Final grade rosters for spring available to faculty
May 22                           Last day of spring semester
May 24                           Last day for faculty to submit final grades for spring
May 25                           Commencement
May 29                           Memorial Day - College closed

SUMMER 2017

May 30                         First day of Summer 1 session
May 30, 31                   Late registration (add/drop) for Summer 1
May 31                         Fall 2017 registration begins for newly admitted 1-Yr AAS & Bachelor students
June 1                          Fall 2017 registration begins for newly admitted 2-Yr AAS students
June 1                          Summer 1 online certification rosters available to faculty
June 1                          Last day to withdraw from Summer 1 with a partial refund
June 6                          Last day to withdraw from Summer 1 classes with a WD grade
June 6                          Last day to submit online certification rosters for Summer 1
June 7                          Census date for Summer 1
June 28                        Final grade rosters open for Summer 1
July 3                            Last day of Summer 1 session
July 4                            Independence Day - College closed
July 5                            First day of Summer 2 session
July 5, 6                        Late registration (add/drop) for Summer 2
July 6                            Last day to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1
July 10                          Summer 2 online certification rosters available to faculty
July 10                          Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 with a partial refund
July 12                          Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 classes with a WD grade
July 12                          Last day to submit online certification rosters for Summer 2
July 13                          Census date for Summer 2
July 27                          Final grade roster open for Summer 2
August 1                        Last day of Summer 2 session
August 3                        Last day to submit final grade rosters for Sumer 2
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*Census date changed due to college closing on 2/9/17

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