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Florida International University College of Law

Academic Calendar Fall 2017 – Summer 2018

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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 - 16Registration by appointment times
June 14-16Open registration, visiting students register
June 16Initial Fall Registration ends at midnight
August 3Fall 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 21Operate a Tuesday class schedule
November 23 - 24Thanksgiving recess - University closed
November 28Operate a Thursday class schedule
November 30Classes end
December 1 - 5Reading Period
December 6Exams begin
December 16Exams end
January 4Final grades due to Registrar by Noon
January 4Full grade report release to students by 2:00 pm
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 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