Fall Semester 2008 Academic Calendar

August 13 - Enrollment Deadline. Pre-enrolled classes will be dropped from the Student Schedule if enrollment is not finalized on TigerEnroll by 11:59 p.m. CST.

August 20 - Begin release of available financial assistance funds to students meeting eligibility and enrollment deadlines. Fund release dates are dependent on the selected refund option choice in the TigerEnrollment payment process.

August 25 - Classes begin
Final day for undergraduate student to declare an Intent to Graduate. 

August 31 - Final day for 100% refund for full semester or arranged courses.

September 1- Labor Day Holiday - University closed

September 2 - Classes resume.

September 7 - Final day for 60% refund for full semester or arranged courses.
Final day to add or enroll in a full semester Virtual College course with instructor permission.

September 8 - Final day for graduate students to declare an Intent to Graduate--notify Graduate School.

September 14 - Final day for 40% refund for full semester or arranged courses.

September 22 - Final day for 25% refund for full semester or arranged courses.
Final day to add a course or to enroll in a regular full-semester, on-campus course or on-campus arranged course
Fees for courses withdrawn do not apply to courses added after this date
20th day of classes

September 26 - Oktoberfest.
Classes held through 12:20 pm (The end of classes which begin at 11:30 am)

September 27- Homecoming

September 28 - Final day for 10% refund for full semester or arranged courses.
Final date to withdraw a course without transcript record.

September 29 - Transcript record begins
COURSES ARE PERMITTED TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM SEPTEMBER 29 THROUGH NOVEMBER 2 (SEE WITHDRAWAL POLICY STATEMENT). A grade of "W" will be recorded.

October 6 - Final day for graduate students to sign for comprehensive examinations.

October 17 - Midsemester

October 20 - Mid-semester grade entry deadline, NOON (No mid-semester grade reporting for Virtual College classes)
Last 8-week courses begin

October 23- Make appointment with advisor to receive mid-semester grades

October 28 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Graduates, Postgraduates, Seniors N-Z

October 29 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Graduates, Postgraduates, Seniors A-M

October 30 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Juniors N-Z

November 2 - Final day to withdraw from a course with transcript record of "W." NO WITHDRAWALS ALLOWED AFTER THIS DATE.

November 3 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Juniors A-M

November 5 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Sophomores N-Z

November 6 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Sophomores A-M

November 8 - Tiger Day (Prospective students)

November 8- FHSU Family Weekend (Current students)

November 10 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Freshmen N-Z
Final day for graduate students to submit approved titles for Master's Thesis or Specialist's Field Study

November 12 - Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2009, Freshmen A-M

November 24 - Final day for graduate students to have their comprehensive exams returned by departments to the Graduate School

November 24-28 - Fall Break (University closed Nov 27-28)

December 1 - Classes resume
Final day for graduate students to submit approved Master's Thesis or Specialist's Field Study and Oral Examination Report

December 13, 15-19 - Final examinations

December 19 - Semester ends

December 22 - Final grade entry deadline, NOON

December 23 - Grades available at TigerTracks

January 15 - Fall semester undergraduate/graduate degree candidates must have all requirements for a degree completed and on record in the Registrar's Office by 4:30 pm

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