Calendars

Important Dates and Deadlines

Because dates are subject to change due to interdependence, below is the most up-to-the-minute edition maintained by the Office of the Registrar. Critical dates such as term start and end, registration periods and school holidays are updated when changes occur. Other deadlines for faculty, university administrators and staff are also included.

Academic Calendar Dates for 2020-21 and beyond are pending approval from the University Calendar Committee and the University Board of Trustees. Dates and times listed below are subject to change.  Future dates will be posted as they are available.

Academic Calendars are available in students' respective catalogs

By Semester

FALL 2019

SPRING 2020

SUMMER 2020

FALL 2020 (tentative)

SPRING 2021 (tentative)

SUMMER 2021 (tentative)

FALL 2021 (tentative)

SPRING 2022 (tentative)

SUMMER 2022 (tentative)

 

Fall 2019

August 2 Summer 2019 session B classes end (End of Term)
August 3 Tampa Commencement
August 4 St. Petersburg Commencement
August 6 CANVAS closes; Summer 2019 final eGrades submission deadline
August 9 Summer 2019 grades visible on OASIS
August 12 Non-degree student Fall 2019 registration begins
August 23 Last day to register for Fall 2019 classes without late registration fee penalty
August 26 First day of Fall 2019 classes; drop/add week begins
August 30

Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline

Last day to submit Fall 2019 residency reclassification applications

Senior citizen audit application deadline Fall 2019

 
September 2 Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
September 3 Senior citizen audit registration Fall 2019
September 23 Fall 2019 graduation application deadline
 
October 7 Midterm grading opens
October 18 Midterm grading closes
 
November 2 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty for Fall 2019
November 4 Registration for degree-seekers begins for Spring 2020
November 11 Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
November 18 Canvas opens for final grades
November 25 Non-Degree seeking students registration begins
November 28 & 29 Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
 
December 4 Fall semester 2019 classes end
December 5 & 6 Reading Days
December 7 Final 2019 final exams begin
December 12 Final 2019 exams ends (End of Term)
December 13 & 14 Tampa Commencement
December 15 St. Petersburg Commencement
December 16

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement 

Start of intersession registration

December 17 Canvas close for Fall 2019 final e-grade submission
December 20 Grades visible in OASIS
December 23 - 31 Winter Break; No classes & USF offices closed
December 24 Deadline to withdraw from intersession

Spring 2020

January 1 New Years Day; No classes & USF offices closed
January 9 State employee registration for Fall 2020 at 5 p.m.
January 10

Last day to register for Spring 2020 classes without late registration fee penalty

Last day of class for intersession

January 13 First day of Spring 2020 classes; drop/add week begins
January 17 Drop/Add ends; fee liability/tuition payment deadline; last day to submit Spring 2020 residency reclassification applications
January 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
 
February 10 Spring 2020 graduation application deadline
 
March 16 - 22 Spring Break 2020
March 28 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty for Spring 2020
March 30 Registration for degree-seekers begins for Summer/Fall 2020
 
April 29 Spring semester 2020 last day of classes
April 30 Reading Day
 
May 1 Reading Day
May 2 Final exams begins
May 7 Spring 2020 final exams end (End of Term)
May 7-9 Tampa Commencement
May 10 St. Petersburg Commencement
May 11 Sarasota-Manatee Commencement
May 15 Spring 2020 grades visible on OASIS
May 18 First day of classes for Sessions A & C; drop/add week begins
May 22

Drop/Add ends, fee liability/tuition payment deadline 

Graduation certification deadline for Spring 2020

Last day to submit Summer 2020 residency reclassification applications

May 25 Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed

Summer 2020

June 6 Last day to drop with "W"; no refund & no academic penalty from Session A
June 26

Summer Session A classes end

Session B deadline to register w/o late fee

June 27 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty from Session C classes
June 29 Summer 2020 Session B first day of classes
 
July 3 Independence Day Holiday (observed); No classes & USF offices closed
July 6 End of drop/add & last day to drop w/o fee liability for Session B
July 18 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty Session B
July 24 Summer 2020 Session C classes end

fall 2020

 
August 7 Summer 2020 Session B classes end (End of Term) (tentative)
August 8 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
August 9 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
August 24 Fall 2020 classes begin (tentative)
   
September 7 Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
November 11 Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
November 26 & 27 Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
December 10 Fall 2020 End of Term (tentative)
December 11 & 12 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
December 13 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
December 14

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative)

December 25 Christmas Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)

spring 2021

 
January 1 New Years Day; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
January 11 Spring 2021 classes begin (tentative)
January 18 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
March 15-21 Spring Break (tentative)
   
May 6 Spring 2021 End of Term (tentative)
May 6-8 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
May 9

St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)

May 10 Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative)
May 17 Sessions A & C classes begin (tentative)
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)

summer 2021

 
June 25 Summer Session A classes end (tentative)
June 28 Summer Session B classes begin (tentative)
   
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (observed); No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
July 23 Summer Session C classes end (tentative)
   
August 6 Summer Session B classes end (End of Term) (tentative)
August 7 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
August 8 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)

FALL 2021

 
August 6 Summer 2021 Session B classes end (End of Term) (tentative)
August 7 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
August 8 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
August 23 Fall 2021 classes begin (tentative)
   
September 6 Labor Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
November 11 Veteran's Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
November 25 & 26 Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
December 9 Fall 2021 End of Term (tentative)
December 10 & 11 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
December 12 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
December 13 Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative)
December 25 Christmas Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)

Spring 2022

 
January 1 New Years Day; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
January 10 Spring 2022 classes begin (tentative)
January 17 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
   
March 14-20 Spring Break (tentative)
   
May 5 Spring 2022 End of Term (tentative)
May 5-7 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
May 8 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)
May 9 Sarasota-Manatee Commencement (tentative)
May 16 Sessions A & C classes begin (tentative)
May 30  Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)

summer 2022

 
June 24 Summer Session A classes end (tentative)
June 27 Summer Session B classes start (tentative)
   
July 4 Independence Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed (tentative)
July 22 Summer Session C classes end (tentative)
   
August 5 Summer Session B classes end (End of Term) (tentative)
August 6 Tampa Commencement (tentative)
August 7 St. Petersburg Commencement (tentative)

Academic Calendar Dates for 2020-21 and beyond are pending approval from the University Calendar Committee and the University Board of Trustees.  Note: Dates and times listed above are subject to change.  Future dates will be posted as they become available.

If you have any questions about this calendar please contact asktheregistrar@usf.edu.