Calendars

Academic Calendars

Because dates are subject to change due to interdependence, below is the most up-to-the-minute edition maintained by University Registrar personnel. Critical items such as semesters' start and end, registration periods and school holidays are corrected dynamically whenever changes occur. Other deadlines for faculty, university administrators and staff are also integrated.

 USF Schedule by Month and by Semester

 
By Semester By Month for 2018 By Month for 2019 

SPRING, 2018

MAYMESTER, 2018

SUMMER, 2018

FALL, 2018

SPRING, 2019

MAYMESTER, 2019

SUMMER, 2019

FALL, 2019

January, 2018

February, 2018

March, 2018

April, 2018

May, 2018

June, 2018

July, 2018

August, 2018

September, 2018

October, 2018

November, 2018

December, 2018

January, 2019

February, 2019

March, 2019

April, 2019

May, 2019

June, 2019

July, 2019

August, 2019

September, 2019

October, 2019

November, 2019

December, 2019

Full USF Schedule

Spring, 2018

January, 2018

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

January 1 Monday New Year's Day Holiday; USF offices closed
January 4 Thursday State employee tuition waiver registration for Spring 2018 begins at 5:00 pm
January 5 Friday

 Last day to register for Spring 2018 classes without late registration fee

January 8 Monday

First day of Spring 2018 classes; drop/add week begins

Graduation certification deadline for Fall 2017

January 12 Friday

Benchmark – Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

Last day to submit Spring 2018 residency reclassification applications

January 15 Monday Martin Luther King JR. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
January 16 Tuesday Senior Audit Program Spring 2018 registration
January 30 Tuesday Fall 2017 degrees awarded file due

February, 2018

Date

Day

Event

February 1 Thursday Contact COM regarding AGD for 201808 MD Students
February 2 Friday Spring 2018 graduation application deadline
February 19 Monday CANVAS opens for Spring 2018 midterm eGrade submissions

March, 2018

Date

Day

Event

 March 12 – 18  Monday – Sunday Spring Break 2018
March 22 Thursday CANVAS closes for Spring 2018 midterm eGrade submissions
March 24 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Spring 2018
March 26 Monday Benchmark – Registration for degree-seekers begins for Summer/Fall 2018

April, 2018

Date

Day

Event

April 16 Monday CANVAS opens for Spring 2018 final eGrade submissions
April 23 Monday Registration Opens at 8:00am for Non-Degree Seeking Students
 April 25  Wednesday Spring semester 2018 last day of classes
April 26 & 27 Thursday & Friday Designated reading days
 April 28  Saturday  Final exams begin

Maymester, 2018

May, 2018

May 3 Thursday Spring 2018 final exams end (End of Term)
May 7 Monday First day of Maymester 2018 classes; drop/add week begins
May 10 Thursday Drop/Add Deadline for Maymester student  
May 11 Friday Non-USF (Maymester students) student tuition due 
May 15 Tuesday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Maymester, 2018
May 25 Friday Maymester 2018 - last day of classes

Summer, 2018

May, 2018

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

May 3 Thursday

Spring 2018 final exams end (End of Term)

 May 3 - 6 Thursday-Sunday  Tampa Commencement
 May 6  Sunday

St. Petersburg Commencement

 May 7  Monday

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement

First day of Maymester 2018 classes; drop/add week begins

May 8 Tuesday

CANVAS closes for Spring 2018 final eGrade submissions

May 9 Wednesday Academically dismissed students cancelled from Summer & Fall 2018 courses
May 10 Thursday

State employee tuition waiver registration begins at 5:00 pm for Summer semester

Drop/Add Deadline for Maymester student

May 11 Friday

Last day to register for Summer session A & C and W & Y classes without late registration

Spring 2018 grades visible on OASIS

Non-USF (Maymester students) student tuition due

May 14 Monday First day of classes for sessions A & C and W & Y; drop/add week begins
May 15 Tuesday

Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Maymester, 2018

May 18 Friday

Benchmark - Drop/Add ends for A & C and W & Y classes, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

Last day to request Summer 2018 residency reclassification

May 21 Monday Senior Audit Program Summer 2018 registration
May 25 Friday

Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2018 - College Certification reports due to Registrar's Office

Maymester 2018 - last day of classes

May 28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
May 29 Tuesday CANVAS opens for Summer 2018 session A midterm eGrade submissions

JUNE, 2018

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

June 6 Wednesday CANVAS closes for Summer 2018 session A midterm eGrade submissions
June 8 Friday Summer 2018 graduation application deadline
June 9 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session A classes
June 12 Tuesday CANVAS opens for Summer 2018 session A Final eGrade submissions
June 18 Monday CANVAS opens for Summer 2018 session C midterm eGrade submissions
June 22 Friday

Summer 2018 session A & W classes end

End of session B & Y registration

Last day to register without late fee

June 25 Monday First day of classes for session B & Y
June 26 Tuesday

CANVAS closes for Summer 2018 session A final eGrade submissions

CANVAS closes for Summer 2018 session C midterm eGrade submissions

June 29 Friday

Benchmark – Session B & Y Drop/Add ends; fee liability/tuition payment deadline

Spring 2018 degrees awarded file due

June 30 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session C/G classes

JULY, 2018  

 Date

Day

Scheduled Event 

July 4 Wednesday 4th of July Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
July 9 Monday

CANVAS opens for Summer 2018 session C final eGrades submission

CANVAS opens for Summer 2018

Session B midterm eGrade submissions

July 19 Thursday CANVAS closes for Summer 2018 session B midterm eGrade submissions
July 20 Friday Summer 2018 session C/G classes end
July 21 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session B/Y classes
July 23  Monday  CANVAS opens for all remaining Summer 2018 eGrades submission
July 24 Tuesday CANVAS closes for Summer 2018 session C final eGrade submissions

August, 2018

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

August 3 Friday

Summer 2018 session B & Y classes end (End of Term)

August 4 Saturday Tampa Commencement
August 5 Sunday St. Petersburg Commencement
August 7 Tuesday CANVAS closes; Summer 2018 final eGrades submission deadline

Fall, 2018

August, 2018

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

August 9

Thursday Academically dismissed students cancelled from Fall 2018 courses
August 10 Friday Summer 2018 grades visible on OASIS
August 13 Monday Non-degree student Fall 2018 registration begins 8 am
August 16 Thursday State employee tuition waiver registration begins at 5:00 pm for Fall semester
August 17 Friday Last day to register for Fall 2018 classes without late registration fee penalty
August 20 Monday First day of Fall 2018 classes; drop/add week begins
August 24  Friday

Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

last day to submit Fall 2018 residency reclassification applications

Graduation certification deadline for Summer 2018 - College Certification reports due to Registrar's Office

August 27 Monday

Senior Audit Program Fall 2018 registration

September, 2018

Date

Day 

Event 

September 3 Monday Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
September 21 Friday Fall 2018 Graduation application deadline

October, 2018

 Date

 Day

Event 

October 8 Monday  CANVAS opens for Fall 2018 midterm eGrade submissions
October 23 Tuesday CANVAS closes for Fall 2018 midterm eGrade submissions
October 27 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Fall 2018
October 29  Monday  Benchmark – Registration for degree-seekers begins for Spring 2019

November, 2018

 Date

Day 

Event 

November 12 Monday Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
November 19 Monday CANVAS opens for Fall 2018 final eGrade submissions
November 22 & 23 Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
November 29 & 30 Thursday & Friday Reading Days
November 30  Friday  Fall semester 2018 classes end

December, 2018

 Date

Day 

Event 

December 1 Saturday Final 2018 final exams begin
December 6 Thursday Final 2018 exams ends (End of Term)
December 7 -10 Friday -Monday Tampa Commencement
December 9 Sunday St. Petersburg Commencement
December 10 Monday

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement

OASIS open at 8:00 am for Non-degree registration

First day of classes for Winter Session

December 11 Tuesday CANVAS closes at 11:59 PM for Fall 2018 final eGrade submissions
December 13 Thursday Last Day of Drop/Add for Winter Session
December 14 Friday  Fall 2018 grades visible on OASIS
December 18 Tuesday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Winter Session
December 24 - January 1 Monday - Tuesday  USF offices closed

Spring, 2019 (Tentative)

January, 2019

Dec 31 – January 1 Monday & Tuesday USF offices closed
January 3 Thursday State employee tuition waiver registration for Spring 2019 begins at 5:00 pm
January 4 Friday

Last day to register for Spring 2019 classes without late registration fee penalty.

Last day of class for Winter Session

January 7 Monday First day of Spring 2019 classes; drop/add week begins
January 11 Friday Benchmark – Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline Last day to submit Spring 2019 residency reclassification applications
January 14 Monday Senior Audit Program Spring 2019 registration
January 18 Friday

Graduation certification deadline for Fall 2018

January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
January 31 Thursday  Contact COM regarding AGD for 201908 MD Student

February, 2019

Date

Day

Event

February 1 Friday Spring 2019 graduation application deadline
February 5 Tuesday Fall 2018 degrees awarded file due
February 18 Monday CANVAS opens for Spring 2019 midterm eGrade submissions

March, 2019

Date

Day

Event

March 11 – 17 Monday – Sunday Spring Break 2019
March 12 Tuesday CANVAS closes for Spring 2019 midterm eGrade submissions
March 23 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Spring 2019
March 25 Monday Benchmark – Registration for degree-seekers begins for Summer/Fall 2019

April, 2019

Date

Day

Event

April 15 Monday CANVAS opens for Spring 2019 final eGrade submissions
April 25 & 26 Thursday & Friday Reading Days
April 26 Friday Spring semester 2019 last day of classes
April 27 Saturday Final exams begin

Maymester, 2019

May, 2019

Date

Day

Event

May 1-2 Wednesday -Thursday Spring 2019 final exams end (End of Term)
May 3 & 4 Friday - Saturday Tampa Commencement
May 5 Sunday St. Petersburg Commencement
May 6 Monday

Non-degree student Summer 2019 registration via OASIS begins at 8:00 am

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement

First day of classes for Maymester

May 7 Tuesday CANVAS closes for Spring 2019 final eGrade submissions
May 9 Thursday

State employee tuition waiver registration begins at 5:00 pm for Summer 2019

Last Day of Drop/Add for Maymester

May 10 Friday Spring 2019 grades visible on OASIS
May 13 Monday

Last day to submit Summer 2019 residency reclassification applications

First day of classes for sessions A & C and W & Y; drop/add week begins

May 14 Tuesday

Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Maymester, 2019

May 17 Friday

Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

Last day to submit Summer 2019 residency reclassification applications

May 20 Monday Senior Audit Program Summer 2019 registration
May 24 Friday Last Day of Class for Maymester, 2019
May 26 Sunday Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2019
May 27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

SUMMER, 2019 (Tentative)

June, 2019

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

June 3 Monday CANVAS opens for Summer 2019 session A eGrade submissions
June 7 Friday Summer 2017 graduation application deadline
June 8 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session A
June 21 Friday

Summer sessions A & W classes end

Session B deadline to register w/o late fee

June 24 Monday Summer 2019 sessions B & Y first day of classes
June 29 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session C & G classes

July, 2019

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

July 4 Thursday 4th of July Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
July 5 Friday Spring 2019 degrees awarded file due
July 8 Monday

Benchmark – end of drop/add & last day to drop w/o fee liability for session B

CANVAS opens for Summer alternative calendar & session C eGrades

July 19 Friday Summer 2019 session C classes end
July 20 Saturday Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty session B
July 22 Monday CANVAS opens for all remaining Summer 2019 eGrades submission

August, 2019

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

August 2 Friday

Summer 2019 session B classes end (End of Term)

St. Petersburg Commencement

August 3   Tampa Commencement (tentative)
August 6 Tuesday

CANVAS closes; Summer 2019 final eGrades submission deadline

August 9 Friday Summer 2019 grades visible on OASIS

FALL, 2019 (Tentative)

August 26  Monday First day of Fall 2018 classes; drop/add week begins

 September, 2019

 Date

 Day

 Scheduled Event

September 2 Monday Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

November, 2019

November 11 Monday Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
November 28 & 29 Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

December, 2019

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

December 5 & 6 Thursday & Friday Reading Days
December 6 Friday Fall semester 2019 classes end
December 7 Saturday
Final 2019 final exams begin
December 12  Thursday  Final 2019 exams ends (End of Term)
December 13 & 14 Friday & Saturday Tampa Commencement (tentative)
December 15   St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
December 16   Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative)
December 25   USF offices closed

January, 2020

Date

Day

Scheduled Event

January 1 Wednesday New Years Day; No classes & USF offices closed
January 13 Monday First day of Spring 2020 classes; drop/add week begins
January 20 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

If you have any questions about this calendar please contact Norma Bedell, M.A., Assistant University Registrar