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 2019-20 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

MAYMESTER 2019

SUMMER 2019

FALL 2019

SPRING 2020

SUMMER 2020

FALL 2020

 

Maymester 2019

Date Event
April 27 - May 2 Spring, Final Exams
May 2 - 4 Tampa Commencement
May 5 St. Petersburg Commencement
May 6

First day of classes for Maymester

Sarasota-Manatee Commencement

May 7

CANVAS closes for Spring 2019 final eGrade submissions

May 9

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

Last Day of Drop/Add for Maymester

May 10 Spring 2019 grades visible on OASIS
May 13 First day of classes for Sessions A & C; drop/add week begins
May 14 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty for Maymester 2019
May 17

End of drop/add & first day to drop for Sessions A & C w/o fee liability

Tuition payment deadline for Summer

Last day to submit Summer 2019 residency reclassification applications

May 20 Senior Audit Program Summer 2019 registration
May 24

Last Day of Class for Maymester 2019

Spring certification final deadline

May 27 Memorial Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
May 28 CANVAS opens for Summer 2019 Session A mid-term eGrade submissions

Summer 2019

June 4 CANVAS closes for Summer 2019 Session A mid-term eGrade submissions
June 8 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty from Session A
June 10 Summer 2019 graduation application deadline
June 18 CANVAS opens for Summer 2019 Session C mid-term eGrade submissions
June 21

Summer Session A classes end

Session B deadline to register w/o late fee

June 24 Summer 2019 Session B first day of classes
June 25 CANVAS closes for Summer 2019 Session C mid-term eGrade submissions
June 28

End of drop/add & last day to drop w/o fee liability for Session B 

Deadline to pay tuition & fees for Session B

June 29

Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty from Session C

Senior citizen audit application deadline Summer B

 

July 1 Senior citizen audit registration Session B
July 4 Independence Day Holiday; No classes & USF offices closed
July 9 CANVAS opens for Summer 2019 Session B mid-term eGrade submissions
July 16 CANVAS closes for Summer 2019 Session B mid-term eGrade submissions
July 19 Summer 2019 Session C classes end
July 20 Last day to withdraw; no refund & no academic penalty Session B
July 22 CANVAS opens for all remaining final Summer 2019 eGrades submission

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 24 Deadline to withdraw from intersession
December 25 USF offices closed

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 deadine 

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
 
August 7 Summer 2020 Session B classes end (End of Term)
August 8 Tampa Commencement
August 9 St. Petersburg Commencement
August 14 Summer 2020 grades visible in OASIS
August 24 First day of Fall 2020 classes; drop/add week begins (tentative)

Academic Calendar Dates for 2019-20 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.