Academic Dates and Deadlines

Summer/Fall 2015

 May 18    Summer Two-Week and Ten-Week Courses Begin
 May 18    Add/Drop for Two-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 May 22    Last Day to Withdraw Passing for Two-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 May 25    Memorial Day (No Classes)
 May 29    Final Exams for May Two-Week Courses
     
 June 1    First Four-Week and First Eight-Week Sessions Begin
 June 1    Add/Drop for Ten-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 June 5    Add/Drop for First Four-Week and First Eight-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 June 12    Last Day to Withdraw Passing First Four-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 June 26    Last Day to Withdraw Passing First Eight-Week and Ten-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 June 26    Final Exams First Four-Week Courses
 June 29    Second Four-Week Session Begins
     
 July 2    Add/Drop for Second Four-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 July 3    Independence Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)
 July 10    Last Day to Withdraw Passing Second Four-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 July 24    Final Exams for Second Four-Week Session

 
 August 3
 August Two-Week Courses Begin
 August 3     Add/Drop for August Two-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 August 7    Last Day to Withdraw Passing August Two-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 August 14    Final Exams for August Two-Week Courses
 August 15    Welcome Home- New Students
 August 15    First Eight-Week Session Begins
 August 17    Advising and Registration for New Students
 August 18    Advising and Registration for Returning Undergraduate Students (8 am-12 pm)
 August 19    Undergraduate Sixteen-Week Courses Begin (First Day of Fall Semester)
 August 28    Last Day for December Graduates to Apply for Graduation
 August 28    Last Day to Submit Special Studies Forms to Office of Academics
 August 28
 Add/Drop for Sixteen-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
     
 Sept. 7    Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
 Sept. 11    Last Day to Withdraw Passing from First Eight-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 Sept. 18    Counseling Guides for December Graduates due in Registrar's Office
     
 Oct. 3-9    Final Exams for First Eight-Week Courses
 Oct. 5    Spring 2016 Schedules Available
 Oct. 5-9    Mid-Term Week
 Oct. 9    Summer Incomplete and Mid-Term Grades due in Registrar's Office- 1 p.m.
 Oct. 10    Second Eight-Week Session Begins
 Oct. 12    Alpha Chi Induction- 5 p.m.
 Oct. 12    Last Day to Change or Declare a Major Prior to Advising/Registration for  Spring
 Oct. 12    Advising of Spring 2016 and January Two-Week Courses Begins
 Oct. 13-27    Students May Not Change or Declare a Major
 Oct. 16    Last Day to Withdraw Passing from a Fall 2015 Sixteen-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 Oct. 19    Seniors May Begin Registering for Spring 2016 Courses
 Oct. 21    Juniors May Begin Registering for Spring 2016 Courses
 Oct. 23    Sophomores May Begin Registering for Spring 2016 Courses
 Oct. 23    Add/Drop for Second Eight-Week Courses- 5 p.m.
 Oct. 27    Freshmen May Begin Registering for Spring 2016 Courses
     
 Nov. 6    Last Day to Withdraw Passing from Second Eight-Week Course- 5 p.m.
 Nov. 6    University Scholar's Day
 Nov. 13-14    FHU Homecoming
 Nov. 21-29    Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)
     
 Dec. 7-10    Final Exam Week
 Dec. 10    Graduation Rehearsal for Students- 5:30 p.m.
 Dec. 11    Graduation, Loyd Auditorium- 6 p.m.
 Dec. 12    Christmas and New Year's Holidays- Through January 3rd.