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Florida International University College of Law

Academic Calendar Fall 2017 – Summer 2018

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Spring 2018
September 4 - October 5Spring and Summer 2017 graduates apply for graduation at: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/apply-graduation-2/
October 25Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
October 30 - November 8Registration by appointment times. Registration closes at 4:30 pm on November 8 for PantherSoft upgrades. The system will be unavailable until November 13.
November 13Registration resumes
November 15 - 17Open registration continues. Visiting students may register.
November 17Initial Spring Registration ends at midnight. Reopens January 3.
January 4Spring drop/add resumes
January 5Last day to pay tuition and fees to avoid cancellation of classes. All classes added after this day must be paid for immediately to avoid a $100 late payment charge. You must also be registered by this date to avoid a $100 late registration fee.
January 8Classes begin
January 12Drop/add ends. Last day to drop/add without financial liability
January 15Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
March 12 - 17Spring Break
March 18Return to Title IV deadline for financial aid recipients
April 23Classes end
April 24 - 29Reading Period
April 30Exams begin
May 11Exams end
May 18Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
May 18Full grade report released to students by 2:00 pm
May 25Graduation Ceremony for all 2017-2018 Graduates
Summer 2018
April 4Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
April 9 - 17Registration by appointment times
April 18-20Open registration, visiting students register
April 20Initial Summer Registration ends at midnight
May 14Summer drop/add resumes
May 18Last day to pay tuition and fees to avoid cancellation of classes. All classes added after this day must be paid for immediately to avoid a $100 late payment charge. You must also be registered by this date to avoid a $100 late registration fee.
May 21Classes begin
May 21Last day to change residency
May 25Drop/add ends. Last day to drop/add without financial liability
May 28Memorial Day Observed. (University Closed)
July 4Independence Day (University Closed)
July 4Return to Title IV deadline for financial aid recipients
July 24Classes end. Operate a Wednesday class schedule
July 25-29Reading Period
July 30Exams begin
August 2Exams end
August 9Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
August 9Full grade report released to students by 2:00pm
Important Dates for Fall 2018/2019 Academic Year
August 9 - 10Orientation Fall 2018 Class
August 13
Fall 2018 classes begin