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2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018

August 19                   Residence Halls open for new/entering students
August 20                   Convocation
August 20 - 26            New Student Orientation
August 24                   Residence halls open for current/returning students
August 27                   First day of Fall 2018 semester
Aug 27 - Sept 2          Late registration (add/drop) week
September 2              Last day to add/drop fall classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
September 3              Labor Day - College closed
September 7              Certification rosters open for faculty
September 9              Rosh Hashanah - No evening classes (classes suspend at 4PM)
September 10, 11      Rosh Hashanah - College closed
September 14            Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a partial refund
September 18            Yom Kippur - No evening classes (classes suspend at 4PM)
September 19            Yom Kippur - College closed
September 27             Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
September 28             Census date
October 1                    Financial Aid (FAFSA) application available for 2019 -  2020 academic year
October 1- 5                Make-up examination period for spring 2018 incomplete grades
                                            October 1 - Related area exams
                                            October 2 - Major course exams
                                            October 3 - American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
                                            October 4 - English and Modern Language exams
                                            October 5 - Science and Math exams
October 15                   Financial Aid (FAFSA) submission priority deadline for spring admits
November 1                 Winter 2019 registration begins
November 5 - 9            Spring registration begins for currently enrolled, degree-seeking students
November 9                 Spring registration begins for re-admitted degree students
November 19               Spring registration begins for non-degree students
November 22 - 25       Thanksgiving Recess - College closed
November 26               Last day to submit fall Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
November 26               Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for fall 
December 1                 Graduation application priority deadline for May/August 2019 candidates
December 10               Final grade rosters open for faculty
December 11               Spring registration begins for newly-admitted students
December 11               Last day for Tuesday day classes
December 11-18          Students must vacate residence halls by 9AM on the day following their last final exam or by 12PM on Dec. 18, whichever is earlier
December 12               Last day for all Wednesday classes
December 13               Last day for all Thursday classes
December 14               Last day for all Friday classes
December 15               Last day for all Saturday classes
December 16               Last day for all Sunday classes
December 17               Last day for all Monday classes
December 17               Priority deadline for new students to accept Spring 2019 financial aid awards
December 18               Last day for Tuesday evening classes
December 19, 20         Emergency Make-Up Days
December 20               Last day of Fall 2018 semester
January 2                     Last day for faculty to submit final grades for fall

Winter 2019

January 1                    Residence halls open for students contracted for winter housing
January 2                    First day of Winter 2019 session
January 2, 3                Late registration (add/drop) period
January 3                    Last day to add/drop winter classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
January 4                    Certification rosters open for faculty
January 4                    Last day to withdraw from winter classes with a partial refund
January 8                    Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
January 9                    Census date
January 14                  Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms for winter (WD grades)
January 15                  FAFSA submission priority deadline for 2019 - 2020 academic year
January 15                  Final grade rosters open for faculty
January 18                  Last day of Winter 2019 session
January 21                  Martin Luther King Jr Day - College closed
January 22                  Last day for faculty to submit final grades for winter

Spring 2019

January 22                  Residence halls open for new/entering students
January 23 - 25           New student Orientation
January 24                  Convocation
January 26                  Residence halls open for current/returning students
January 28                  First day of Spring 2019 semester
Jan 28 - Feb 3             Late registration (add/drop) week
February 3                   Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
February 6                   Certification rosters open for faculty
February 15                 Last day to withdraw from spring classes with a partial refund
February 18                 Presidents Day - College closed
February 26                 Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
February 27                 Census date
March 4 - 8                  Make-up examination period for Fall 2018 Incomplete (IN) grades
                                             March 4 - Related area exams
                                             March 5 - Major course exams
                                             March 6 - American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
                                             March 7 - English and Modern Language exams
                                             March 8 - Science and Mathematics exams
March 28                      Summer 2019 registration begins for all students
March 31                      Graduation application must be received for student names to be listed in Commencement program
April 1 - 5                      Fall registration begins for currently enrolled, degree seeking students
April 5                           Fall registration begins for re-admitted degree students
April 15 - 21                  Spring Recess - No classes
April 19                         Good Friday - College closed
April 22                          Fall registration begins for non-degree students
May 1                            Graduation application priority deadline for December 2019/January 2020 candidates
May 3                            Last day to submit spring Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
May 3                            Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for spring
May 13                          Final grade rosters open for faculty
May 14 - 20                   Students must vacate residence halls by 9AM on the day following last final exam or by 5PM on May 20, whichever is earlier. Only students registered for Commencement can remain in the halls until May 23. 
May 14                          Fall registration begins for newly admitted Bachelor students
May 14                          Last Day for ALL Tuesday Classes
May 15                          Last Day for ALL Wednesday Classes
May 16                          Last Day for ALL Thursday Classes
May 17                          Last Day for ALL Friday Classes
May 18                          Last Day for ALL Saturday Classes
May 19                          Last Day for ALL Sunday Classes
May 20                          Last Day for ALL Monday Classes
May 21, 22                    Emergency Make-Up Days
May 22                          Last day of Spring 2019 semester
May 22                          Last day for faculty to submit final grades for spring
May 23                          Commencement
May 27                          Memorial Day - College closed

Summer 2019

May 28                         First day of Summer 1 session
May 28, 29                   Late registration for Summer 1 (add/drop period)
May 28                         Fall registration begins for newly admitted one-year AAS students
May 29                         Fall registration begins for newly admitted two-year AAS students
May 29                         Last day to add/drop Summer 1 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
May 30                         Last day to withdraw from Summer 1 with a partial refund
May 30                         Certification rosters for Summer 1 open for faculty
June 4                          Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 1
June 5                          Census date for Summer 1
June 18                        Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 1
June 26                        Summer 1 grade rosters open for faculty
July 1                            Last day of Summer 1 session
July 3                            Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1
July 4                            Independence Day - College closed
July 8                            First day of Summer 2 session
July 8, 9                        Late registration for Summer 2 (add/drop period)
July 9                            Last day to add/drop Summer 2 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
July 10                          Certification rosters for Summer 2 open for faculty
July 10                          Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 with a partial refund
July 15                          Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 2
July 16                          Census date for Summer 2
July 29                          Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 2
July 30                          Final grade rosters for Summer 2 open for faculty
August 1                       Last day of Summer 2 session
August 6                       Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 2

2018 - 2019 BOX CALENDARS (pdf)

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