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Florida International University College of Law

Academic Calendar Spring 2017 – Summer 2018

Spring 2017
September 6 - October 15Spring and Summer 2017 graduates apply for graduation at: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/apply-
November 2Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
November 7 - 18Registration by appointment times
November 16-18Open registration, visiting students register
November 18Initial Spring Registration ends at midnight
January 4Spring drop/add resumes
January 6Last day to pay tuition and fees to avoid cancellation of classes. All classes added after this daye 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.
Janaury 9Classes begin
Janaury 13Drop/add ends. Last day to drop/add without financial liability
Janaury 16Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
March 13 - 18Spring Break
March 20Return to Title IV deadline for financial aid recepients
April 24Classes end
April 25 - 30Reading Period
May 1 Exams begin
May 12Exams end
May 19Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
May 19Full grade report released to students by 2:00 pm
May 26Graduation Ceremony for all 2016-2017 Graduates

Summer 2017
April 3Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
April 10 - 21Registration by appointment times
April 19-21Open registration, visiting students register
April 21Initial Summer Registration ends at midnight
May 15Summer drop/add resumes
May 19Last 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 22Classes begin
May 25Drop/add ends. Last day to drop/add without financial liability
May 29Memorial Day Observed. University closed
July 4Independence Day (University Closed)
July 6Return to Title IV deadline for financial aid recepients
July 25Classes end
July 26 - 30Reading Period
July 31Exams begin
August 3Exams end
August 10Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
August 10Full grade report released to students by 2:00pm

Fall 2017
April 1 - April 28Fall 2017 graduates apply for graduation at
https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/apply-graduation-2/
May 31Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
June 5 - 13Registration by appointment times
June 14-16Open registration, visiting students register
June 16Initial Fall Registration ends at midnight
August 4Fall drop/add resumes
August 10 - 11College of Law Orientation Class of 2017
August 11Last 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
August 14Classes begin
August 18Drop/add ends. Last day to drop/add without financial liability
September 4Labor Day Holiday (University Closed)
September 6 - October 6Spring and Summer 2018 graduates apply for graduation
October 25Return to Title IV deadline for financial aid recipients
November 10Veteran's Day Observed. (University Closed)
November 21Classes end operate a Friday class schedule
November 22 - 28Reading Period
November 23 -26Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
November 29Exams begin
December 12Exams end
January 3Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
January 3Full grade report released to students by 2:00 pm

Spring 2018
September 5 - October 6Spring and Summer 2017 graduates apply for graduation at
https://law.fiu.edu/academics/registrar/apply-graduation-2/
November 1Registration appointment times available in PantherSoft
November 6 - 17Registration by appointment times
November 18 - 20Open registration, visiting students register
November 20Initial Spring Registration ends at midnight
January 3Spring 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 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 2017 Class
August 13
Fall 2018 classes begin