Spring Semester 2012 Academic Calendar

January 4 - Enrollment Deadline. Pre-enrolled classes will be dropped from the Student Schedule if enrollment is not finalized on TigerEnroll by 11:59 p.m. CT.

January 10 - 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.

January 16 - Martin Luther King Holiday - University Closed

January 17 - Classes begin
Final day for undergraduate student to declare an Intent to Graduate--notify Registrar's Office. Go to TigerTracks.

January 23- Final day for 100% refund for full semester or arranged courses
See Fee Refund/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule.
Final day for graduate students to declare an Intent to Graduate--notify Graduate School. Go to TigerTracks.

January 30 - Final day for 60% refund for full semester or arranged courses
See Fee Refund/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule.
Final day to add or enroll in a full semester Virtual College course with instructor permission
See Add Policy for Virtual College Courses 

February 6 - Final day for 40% refund for full semester or arranged courses
See Fee Refund/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule.

February 10-12 - FHSU Family Weekend (current students)

February 13 - Final day for 25% refund for full semester or arranged courses
See Fee Refund/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule.
Final day to add a course or to enroll in a regular full-semester, on-campus course or on-campus arranged course--see Add Policy Statement and Schedule
Fees for courses withdrawn do not apply to courses added after this date
20th day of classes

February 20 - Final day for 10% refund for full semester or arranged courses
See Fee Refund/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule.
Final date to withdraw a course without transcript record.
Final day for graduate students to sign for comprehensive examinations.

February 21 - Transcript record begins
COURSES ARE PERMITTED TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM FEBRUARY 21 THROUGH MARCH 26 (SEE WITHDRAWAL POLICY STATEMENT). A grade of "W" will be recorded.

March 2 - Midsemester

March 5 - Mid-semester grade entry deadline, NOON (No mid-semester grade reporting for Virtual College classes)
Last 8-week courses begin

March 8 - Make appointment with advisor to receive mid-semester grades.

March 19-25 - Spring Break

March 26 - Classes resume
Final day to withdraw from a course with transcript record of "W."" NO WITHDRAWALS ALLOWED AFTER THIS DATE.
Pre-enrollment for Summer 2012, Graduates and Seniors – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

March 27 - Pre-enrollment for Summer 2012, Juniors – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

March 28 – Pre-enrollment for Summer 2012, Sophomores – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

March 29 – Pre-enrollment for Summer 2012, Freshmen – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 2 -  Final day for graduate students to submit approved titles for Master's Thesis or Specialist's Field Study 
Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Graduates and Seniors – VIRTUAL COLLEGE STUDENTS AND VIRTUAL COLLEGE CLASSES ONLY

April 3 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Juniors – VIRTUAL COLLEGE STUDENTS AND VIRTUAL COLLEGE CLASSES ONLY

April 4 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Sophomores – VIRTUAL COLLEGE STUDENTS AND VIRTUAL COLLEGE CLASSES ONLY

April 5 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Freshmen – VIRTUAL COLLEGE STUDENTS AND VIRTUAL COLLEGE CLASSES ONLY

April 9 - Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Graduates and Seniors, A-M – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 11 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Graduates and Seniors, N-Z – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 12 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Juniors, A-M – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 16 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Juniors N-Z – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)
Final day for graduate students to have their comprehensive exams returned by departments to the Graduate School

April 18 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Sophomores A-M – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 19 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Sophomores N-Z – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 20 – Pre-enrollment for Fall 2012, Freshmen A-Z – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (On-Campus and Virtual)

April 21 - Pre-Enrollment for Summer/Fall 2012 new freshmen

April 23 - Pre-Enrollment for Summer/Fall 2012 transfer students
Final day for graduate students to submit approved Master's Thesis or Specialist's Field Study and Oral Examination Report

April 24 - Pre-Enrollment for Summer/Fall 2012 transfer students April 28 - Pre-Enrollment for Summer/Fall 2012 new freshmen.

April 30 - Pre-Enrollment for Summer/Fall 2012 new freshmen.

May 5, 7-11 - Final examinations

May 5 - KAMS Completion Ceremony, 3 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom

May 11 - Semester ends
Graduate School Commencement, 7 p.m., Gross Memorial Coliseum

May 12 – Undergraduate Commencement – 10:00 a.m., Gross Memorial Coliseum

May 14 - Final grade entry deadline, NOON

May 15 - Grades available at TigerTracks 

May 28– Memorial Day Holiday - University Closed

May 31- Spring semester undergraduate/graduate degree candidates must have all requirements for a degree completed and on record in the Registrar's Office by 5:30 pm

 Dates subject to change