2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

Fall 2023

August 1                            Fall tuition is due
August 19, 20                 Residence halls open for new students contracted for fall housing
August 21                         Convocation
August 21- 25                 New Student Orientation
August 26, 27                 Residence halls open for returning students contracted for fall housing
August 27                         Last day to receive 100% refund for fall
August 28                         First day of fall semester
Aug 28 - Sept 3              Late registration (add/drop) week
September 1                    Fall financial aid refunds distributed
September 3                   Last day to add/drop fall classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
September 3                   Last day to receive 75% refund for fall tuition
September 4                   Labor Day - College closed
September 10                 Last day to receive 50% refund for fall
September 15                 Rosh Hashanah - Classes suspend at 4pm
September 16, 17          Rosh Hashanah - College closed
September 17                 Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a partial refund (25%)
September 18-26         Fall certification rosters open to faculty
September 24                Yom Kippur - Classes suspend at 4pm
September 25                Yom Kippur - College closed
September 26                 Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
September 27                 Census date
October 1                           Financial Aid (FAFSA) application available for 2024 - 2025 academic year
October 2-6                     Make-up examination period for spring 2023 incomplete grades
November 2                     Winter registration begins
November 2                     Spring registration begins for the School of Graduate Studies
November 6-10              Spring registration begins for currently enrolled, degree-seeking students
November 10                   Spring registration begins for re-admitted degree students
November 20                  Spring registration begins for non-degree students
November 23 - 26         Thanksgiving Recess - College closed
November 27                    Last day to submit fall Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
November 27                    Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for fall term
December 1                       Graduation application priority deadline for May & August candidates
December 1                        Winter tuition is due 
December 5                       Final grade rosters open for faculty
December 5                       Last day for all Tuesday classes
December 6                       Last day for all Wednesday classes
December 12                     Friday evening classes meet to make-up for 9/15
December 12                     Spring registration begins for students admitted Spring 2024
Dec 13 - 18                          All residents must vacate residence halls by 9:00 am on the day following their last final exam
December 14                     Last day for all Thursday classes
December 15                     Last day for all Friday classes
December 16                     Last day for all Saturday classes
December 17                     Last day for all Sunday classes
December 18                     Last day for all Monday classes
December 19, 20            Emergency Make-Up Days
December 20                    Official last day of fall semester 

>>  The College will be closed for winter recess from December 22, 2023 through January 1, 2024.

Winter 2024


January 1                  Spring 2024 tuition is due 
January 1                  New Year's Day -  college Closed
January 1                  Residence halls open for students contracted for winter housing
January 1                   Last day to receive 100% refund for winter tuition
January 2                  Last day for faculty to submit final grades for fall
January 2                  Last day to receive 75% refund for winter tuition
January 2                  First day of Winter term
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 3                  Last day to receive 50% refund for winter tuition
January 4, 5             Winter certification rosters open to faculty
January 4                  Last day to receive 25% refund for winter tuition
January 8                  Census date
January 12                Last day to submit winter Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
January 15                Financial Aid (FAFSA) submission priority deadline for Fall 2024 applicants
January 15                Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - College closed
January 18                Winter grade rosters open for faculty
January 18                Last day of winter session  
January 22               Last day for faculty to submit final grades for winter

Spring 2024 

January 23                    Residence halls open for new students contracted for spring housing
January 24, 25            New Student Orientation
January 25                    Convocation
January 28                    Residence halls open for returning students contracted for spring housing
January 28                    Last day to receive 100% refund for spring tuition
January 29                    First day of spring semester
Jan 29 - Feb  4            Late registration (add/drop) week
February 2                     Spring financial aid refunds distributed
February 4                     Last day to add/drop spring classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
February 4                     Last day to receive 75% refund for spring tuition
February 11                    Last day to receive 50% refund for spring tuition
February 15-26           Spring certification rosters open to faculty
February 18                   Last day to receive partial (25%) refund for spring tuition
February 19                   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 2023 Incomplete (IN) grades
March 31                         Graduation application must be received to be listed in Commencement program
March 25 - 31               Spring Break - No classes
March 29                        Good Friday - College closed
April 11                              Summer registration begins for all students
April 12                             Fall registration begins continuing students in the School of Graduate Studies
April 15-19                      Fall registration begins for currently enrolled, degree seeking undergraduate students
April 19                             Fall registration begins for re-admitted degree students
April 19                             Fall registration begins for newly admitted students in the School of Graduate Studies
April 29                            Fall registration begins for non-degree students
May 1                                 Graduation application priority deadline for December & January 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 7                                 Summer tuition is due
May 11                                Last day for all Saturday Classes
May 12                               Last day for all Sunday Classes
May 14                               Spring grade rosters open for faculty
May 14                               Last day for all Tuesday Classes
May 15                               Last day for all Wednesday Classes
May 16 - 20                     All residents must vacate residence halls by 9:00 am on the day following their last final exam.  Only students registered  for Commencement can remain in the halls on Commencement day.
May 16                               Last day for all Thursday Classes
May 17                               Last day for all Friday Classes
May 20                              Last day for all Monday Classes
May 21                               Master's Hooding Ceremony
May 21, 22                       Emergency Make-Up Days
May 22                              Last day of spring semester
May 22                              Last day for faculty to submit final grades for spring
May 22, 23                      Commencement 

Summer 2024 

May 24                    Residence halls open to students contracted for summer housing
May 27                     Last day to receive 100% refund for Summer 1 tuition
May 27                     Memorial Day - College Closed
May 28                     Last day to receive 75% refund for Summer 1 tuition
May 28                     First day of Summer 1  and Full Summer
May 28, 29             Late registration for Summer 1 (add/drop)
May 29                     Last day to add/drop Summer 1 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
May 29                     Last day to receive 50% refund for Summer 1 tuition
May 30                     Last day to receive 25% refund for Summer 1 tuition
May 30 - June 3       Summer 1 certification rosters open to faculty
June 3                      Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 1
June 4                      Census date for Summer 1
June 18                    Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 1
June 19                    Juneteenth - College closed
July 2                         Last day of Summer 1 session
July 2                         Summer 1 grade rosters open for faculty
July 4                         Independence Day - College closed
July 7                         Last day to receive 100% refund for Summer 2
July 8                         Last day to receive 75% refund for Summer 2
July 8                         Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1
July 8                         First day of Summer 2 session
July 8, 9                    Late registration for Summer 2 (add/drop)
July 9                         Last day to add/drop Summer 2 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
July 9                         Last day to receive 50% refund for Summer 2
July 10                       Last day to receive 25% refund for Summer 2
July 10, 11                 Summer 2 certification rosters open to faculty
July 11                         Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 2
July 15                        Census date for Summer 2
July 29                        Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 2
August 1                     Final grade rosters for Summer 2 open for faculty
August 1                     Last day of Summer 2 and Full Summer 
August 6                    Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 2

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