Students

Important Dates

Check out some of the important dates to be aware of each semester. You can also find the First Year Guide for important to-do items for students on the Tampa campus here.

A full list of university dates is available here

By Semester

Summer B
Fall
Spring



SUMMER B 

June 2020

June 26

Session B deadline to register without late registration fee

First Fifty Days begins
June 29
First day of classes for Summer B

July 2020

July 3

Independence Day Holiday: No classes & USF offices closed

Last day to drop/add Summer B courses. Registration this week and after will incur $100 late payment fees

July 6
Summer B tuition payment due (unless you have FLPP). Payments made after this week will incur a $100 late payment fee and courses may be canceled
July 17

Deferment tuition payment due. Payments made after this date may incur a $100 late payment fee

Deadline for Immunization waivers. Confirm compliance on OASIS

July 25
Last day to withdrawal from a Summer B course with no refund & no academic penalty

August 2020

August 7

Summer B last day of class

Last day to submit Summer residency initial classification to the Office of Admissions.


FALL SEMESTER

August 2020

August 20

Week of Welcome (WOW)/First Fifty Days begins

Fall semester meal plan begins

August 21

Last day to register for fall classes without late registration fee

International student deadline to submit medical insurance or payment

August 24
First day of classes for fall
August 28

Last day to drop/add Fall courses. Registration this week and after will incur $100 late registration fee

Last day to submit Fall residency reclassification applications to the Office of the Registrar

Fall tuition payment due (unless you have a financial aid deferment or FLPP). Payments made after will incur a $100 late payment fee and courses may be cancelled.

Fall meal plan payment due for those without a tuition deferment

September 2020

September 7
Labor Day Holiday: No classes and USF offices closed

October 2020

October 1
FASFA 2021-2022 academic year application opens
October 4 - 11
USF Homecoming 
October 9

Deferment tuition payment due. Payments made after this date may incur a $100 late payment fee.

Final day to pay remaining FLPP balance

Fall housing payment due for those with a tuition deferment.

Fall meal plan payment due for those with a tuition deferment.

October 9-11
Family & Friends Weekend
October 31
Last day to withdrawal from a Fall course with no refund & no academic penalty.

 

November 2020

November 2
Spring registration for degree-seeking students begins
November 11
Veterans Day Holiday: No classes & USF offices closed
November 25
Last day of classes on campus
November 26 & 27
Thanksgiving Holiday: No classes & USF offices closed
November 30
Classes begin online

December 2020

December 4

Last day of online classes

December 5-10

Fall final exams (online only)

December 10

Fall semester ends

December 11
Fall meal plan ends
December 18

International students submit Spring medical insurance documents or payments

Fall grades visible in OASIS

SPRING SEMESTER

January 2021

January 1
Priority FAFSA deadline 2021-2022 academic year

New Years Day holiday; no classes and USF offices closed
January 8

Last day to register for Spring courses without late registration fee

Last day for International students submit Spring medical insurance documents or payments

January 11
First day of classes for Spring
January 15

Last day to drop/add Spring courses. Registration this week and after will incur $100 late registration fees.

Last day to submit Spring residency reclassification applications to the Office of the Registrar

Spring tuition payment due (unless you have a financial aid deferment or FLPP). Payments made after this week will icur a $100 late payment fee and courses may be cancelled.

Spring meal plan payment due for those without a tuition deferment

January 18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: No classes and USF offices closed

February 2021

February 8 Spring graduation application deadline
February 22

Spring midterm grading opens

February 26

Final day to pay remaining FLPP balance

Deferment tuition payment due. Payments made after this date may incur a $100 late payment fee.

Spring housing payment due for those with a tuition deferment

Spring meal plan payment due for those with a tuition deferment

March 2021

March 5
Spring midterm grading closes
March 15
Spring final grading opens
March 27
Last day to withdrawal from a Spring course with no refund & no academic penalty
March 29
Summer and Fall 2021 course registration begins

April 2021

April 12-18 Spring Break
April 26 Maymester non-degree registration begins
April 26-30
Test Free Week
April 30
Last day of classes

May 2021

May 1 - 6
Spring Final Exams
May 3
Non-degree registration begins for Summer
May 6
Last Day of Spring Term
May 6-10

Spring Commencement

May 7
Spring Meal plan ends
May 10

Maymester begins; add/drop begins

May 11

Canvas closes for Spring final grades

May 13

Maymester add/drop ends

May 14

Spring grades visible on OASIS

Last day to register for Summer Sessions A & C without late fee