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.

Commencement dates for USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee are here.

Final exam dates for Tampa may be found via a link on the Schedule Search page here.

DATE                               DAY                                         EVENT

JANUARY 2017

January 5                     Thursday                      State employee tuition waiver registration for Spring 2017 begins at 5:00 pm

January 6                     Friday                           Last day to register for Spring 2017 Classes without late registration fee

January 9                    Monday                        Benchmark – First day of Spring 2017 classes; drop/add week begins

January 13                   Friday                           Benchmark – Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline                                                                            Last day to submit Spring 2017 residency reclassification applications

January 16                   Monday                        No classes & USF offices closed

January 17                   Tuesday                       Senior Audit Program Spring 2017 registration

January 20                   Friday                          Graduation certification deadline for Fall 2016

January 31                   Tuesday                       Fall 2016 degrees awarded file due

FEBRUARY 2017

February 3                    Friday                          Spring 2017 graduation application deadline; 

February 10                  Friday                           Spring 2017 preliminary SIF file due

February 20                  Monday                        CANVAS opens for Spring 2017 midterm eGrade submissions

MARCH 2017

March 7                        Tuesday                         CANVAS closes for Spring 2017 midterm eGrade submissions

March 13 – 18              Monday – Saturday     Spring Break 2017

March 25                      Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Spring 2017

March 27                      Monday                         Benchmark – Registration for degree-seekers begins for Summer/Fall 2017

APRIL 2017

April 17                         Monday                        CANVAS opens for Spring 2017 final eGrade submissions

April 26                        Wednesday                 Spring semester 2017 last class day

April 27 & 28                Thursday & Friday        Designated reading days

April 29                         Saturday                       Final exams begin

MAY 2017

May 4                           Thursday                     Spring 2017 final exams end; 

May 5 & 6                    Friday & Saturday        Tampa Commencement

May 7                          Sunday                         St. Petersburg Commencement

May 8                           Monday                       Sarasota-Manatee Commencement;                                                                                                                                Non-degree registration in OASIS at 8 :00am

May 9                          Tuesday                       CANVAS closes for Spring 2017 final eGrade submissions

May 11                         Thursday                      State employee tuition waiver Summer registration begins at 5:00pmr

May 12                          Friday                         Last day to register for Summer session A & C classes without late registration fee

May 12                          Friday                         Spring 2017 grades visible on OASIS

May 15                        Monday                       Benchmark –First day of classes for sessions A & C; drop/add week begins

May 19                         Friday                          Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, Fee liability/tuition payment deadline; Last day to                                                                           submit Summer 2017 residency reclassification applications

May 22                         Monday                        Senior Audit Program Summer 2017 registration

May 26                         Friday                           Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2017

May 29                         Monday                         Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

May 30                         Tuesday                        CANVAS opens for session A midterm eGrade submissions

JUNE 2017

June 6                          Tuesday                       CANVAS closes for session A midterm eGrade submissions

June 9                          Friday                           Summer 2017 graduation application deadline

June 10                        Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; No refund & no academic penalty from session A classes

June 13                        Tuesday                       CANAS opens for session A final eGrade submissions

June 19                        Monday                        CANVAS opens for session C midterm eGrade submissions

June 23                        Friday                         End of Summer session B regular registration; last day to register without late fee

June 23                       Friday                         Summer session A classes end

June 26                       Monday                      Summer session B first day of classes

June 27                       Tuesday                      Deadline to submit session A final eGrade submissions                                                                             CANVAS closes for session C midterm eGrade submissions

June 30                        Friday                          Benchmark – end of drop/add & last day to drop w/o fee liability for session B

June 30                        Friday                          Spring 2017 degrees awarded file due

JULY 2017

July 1                           Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session C classes

July 4                           Tuesday                       4th of July Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

July 10                         Monday                        CANVAS opens for session C final eGrade and session B midterm eGrade                                                                              submissions

July 21                        Friday                         Summer session C classes end and CANVAS closes for session B midterm                                                                             eGrade submissions

July 22                         Saturday                     Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty session B

July 25                         Tuesday                      Deadline to submit session C final eGrade submissions

July 31                         Monday                       CANVAS opens for all remaining Summer eGrade submissions

AUGUST 2017

August 4                       Friday                        Summer session B classes end; 

August 5                       Saturday                      Tampa Commencement

August 8                      Tuesday                     Final deadline to submit Summer eGrade submissions by 11:59 pm

August 11                     Friday                           Summer 2017 grades visible on OASIS

August 14                     Monday                        Non-degree student Fall 2017 registration begins 8 a.m.

August 17                     Thursday                     State employee tuition waiver Fall 2017 registration begins at 5:00 pm

August 18                     Friday                          Last day to register Fall 2017 without late registration fee penalty.

August 21                     Monday                        Benchmark – First day of Fall 2017 classes; drop/add week begins

August 25                     Friday                         Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline                                                                                      Last day to submit Fall 2017 residency reclassification applications

August 28                     Monday                       Senior Audit Program Fall 2017 registration

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 1                 Friday                           Graduation certification deadline for Summer 2017

September 4                 Monday                        Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

September 22               Friday                          Fall 2017 Graduation application deadline; 

OCTOBER 2017

October 9                     Monday                        CANVAS opens for Fall 2017 midterm eGrade submissions

October 24                   Tuesday                       CANVAS closes for Fall 2017 midterm eGrade submissions

October 28                   Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Fall 2017

October 30                   Monday                         Benchmark - Registration for degree-seekers begins for Spring 2018

NOVEMBER 2017

November 10                Friday                         Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

November 20               Monday                       CANVAS opens for Fall 2017 final eGrade submissions

November 23 - 24        Thursday & Friday      Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

November 29 & 30      Wednesday & Thursday  Designated reading days

DECEMBER 2017

December 1                 Friday                          Fall semester 2017 last class day

December 2                  Saturday                       Final exams begin

December 7                 Thursday                        Fall 2017 final exams end

December 8 & 9          Friday & Saturday         Tampa Commencement

December 10              Sunday                          St. Petersburg Commencement

December 11                Monday                       Sarasota-Manatee  Commencement                                                                                                                                  OASIS open 8:00 for Non-degree registration

December 12               Tuesday                       CANVAS closes at 11:59 PM for Fall 2017 final eGrade submissions

December 15                Friday                           Fall 2017 grades visible on OASIS

December 25 – Jan 1    Monday - Monday       USF offices closed (tentative)

JANUARY 2018

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                        Last day to submit Spring 2018 residency reclassification applications

January 8                    Monday                       Benchmark – First day of Spring 2018 classes; drop/add week begins

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 19                   Friday                           Graduation certification deadline for Fall 2017

January 30                   Tuesday                       Fall 2017 degrees awarded file due

FEBRUARY 2018

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

March 12 – 17             Monday – Saturday    Spring Break 2018

March 13                       Tuesday                       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

April 16                         Monday                       CANVAS opens for Spring 2018 final eGrade submissions

April 25                        Wednesday                Spring semester 2018 last day of classes

April 26 & 27                 Thursday & Friday      Designated reading days

April 28                         Saturday                     Final exams begin

MAY 2018

May 3                           Thursday                   Spring 2018 final exams end

May 4 & 5                     Friday & Saturday     Tampa Commencement (tentative)

May 6                           Sunday                       St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)

May 7                           Monday                      Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative);                                                                                                                        OASIS opens 8:00 for Non-degree registration

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

May 11                          Friday                          Last day to register for Summer session A & C classes without late registration fee

May 11                          Friday                          Spring 2018 grades visible on OASIS

May 14                         Monday                        Last day to submit Summer 2018 residency reclassification applications

May 14                        Monday                        Benchmark –First day of classes for sessions A & C; drop/add week begins;                                                                            Last reclassification applications

May 18                         Friday                           Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

May 21                         Monday                        Senior Audit Program Summer 2018 registration

May 25                         Friday                           Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2018

May 28                         Monday                        Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

JUNE 2018

June 4                          Monday                        CANVAS opens for Summer 2018 session A 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 22                       Friday                          Summer 2018 session A classes end

June 29                        Friday                           Benchmark – end of session B  registration; last day to register without late fee

June 29                        Friday                           Spring 2018 degrees awarded file due

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

JULY 2018

July 2                          Monday                       Summer 2018 session B first day of classes

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

July 9                           Monday                        CANVAS opens for Summer alternative calendar & session C eGrades submission

July 9                           Monday                        Benchmark – end of drop/add & last day to drop w/o fee liability for session B

July 20                        Friday                          Summer 2018 session C classes end

July 28                         Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session B classes

AUGUST 2018

August 6                       Monday                         CANVAS opens for all remaining Summer 2018 eGrades submission

August 10                     Friday                         Summer 2018 session B classes end; 

August 11                     Saturday                       Tampa Commencement (tentative)

August 14                    Tuesday                      CANVAS closes; Summer 2018 final eGrades submission deadline

August 16                     Thursday                      Academically dismissed students cancelled from Fall 2018 courses

August 17                     Friday                           Summer 2018 grades visible on OASIS

August 20                     Monday                        Non-degree student Fall 2018 registration begins 8 a.m.

August 23                     Thursday                     State employee tuition waiver Fall 2018 registration begins at 5:00 pm

August 24                     Friday                          Last day to register for Fall 2018 classes without late registration fee penalty

August 27                    Monday                      Benchmark – First day of Fall 2018 classes; drop/add week begins

August 31                     Friday                          Benchmark - Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline                                                                                             Last day to submit Fall 2018 residency reclassification applications

August 31                     Friday                          Graduation certification deadline for Summer 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018

September 3                 Monday                        Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

September 4                 Tuesday                       Senior Audit Program Fall 2018 registration

September 21               Friday                           Fall 2018 Graduation application deadline; 

OCTOBER 2018

October 8                     Monday                        CANVAS opens for Fall 2018 midterm eGrade submissions

October 23                   Tuesday                       CANVAS closes for Fall 2018 midterm eGrade submissions

November 3                  Saturday                      Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty for Fall 2018

NOVEMBER 2018

November 5                  Monday                        Benchmark – Registration for degree-seekers begins for Spring 2019

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

DECEMBER 2018

December 7                 Friday                          Fall semester 2018 classes end

December 8                  Saturday                     Final exams begin

December 13                Thursday                    Fall 2018 final exams end

December 14 & 15       Friday & Saturday       Tampa Commencement (tentative)

December 16               Sunday                        St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)

December 17                Monday                       Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative);                                                                                                                      OASIS open 8:00 for Non-degree registration

December 18               Tuesday                    CANVAS closes at 11:59 PM for Fall 2018 final eGrade submissions

December 21                Friday                           Fall 2018 grades visible on OASIS

December 24 – Jan 1    Monday - Tuesday        USF offices closed (tentative)

JANUARY 2019 tentative

Dec 31 – January 1       Monday & Tuesday       USF offices closed (tentative)

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.

January 7                     Monday                        Last day to submit Spring 2019 residency reclassification applications

January 7                    Monday                       Benchmark – 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 Students

FEBRUARY 2019 tentative

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 tentative

March 11 – 16              Monday – Saturday         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 tentative

April 15                         Monday                        CANVAS opens for Spring 2019 final eGrade submissions

April 26                        Friday                          Spring semester 2019 classes end

April 27                         Saturday                       Final exams begin

MAY 2019 tentative

May 3                           Friday                           Spring 2019 final exams end 

May 6                           Monday                        Non-degree student Summer 2019 registration via OASIS begins at 8:00 a.m.

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

May 10                          Friday                          Last day to register for Summer sessions A & C classes without late registration fee

May 10                         Friday                           Spring 2019 grades visible on OASIS

May 13                         Monday                        Last day to submit Summer 2019 residency reclassification applications

May 13                        Monday                        Benchmark – First day of classes for sessions A & C; drop/add week begins

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 26                         Friday                           Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2015

May 27                         Monday                         Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

JUNE 2019 tentative

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 classes

June 21                       Friday                          Summer 2017 session A classes end

June 28                        Friday                           End of session B regular registration; last day to register without late registration fee

June 29                        Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from session C classes

JULY 2019 tentative

July 1                          Monday                       Summer 2019 session B first day of classes

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

July 8                           Monday                        CANVAS opens for Summer alternative calendar & session C eGrades submission

July 19                        Friday                          Summer 2019 session C classes end

July 27                         Saturday                       Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty session B

July 29                         Monday                         CANVAS opens for all remaining Summer 2019 eGrades submission

AUGUST 2019 tentative

August 9                       Friday                         Summer 2019 session B classes end

August 13                    Tuesday                      CANVAS closes; Summer 2019 final eGrades submission deadline

August 16                     Friday                           Summer 2019 grades visible on OASIS