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General Catalog 2014/2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Calendar



Registrar & Calendars http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?Registrar&Calendars

Revised* FAMU Official University Calendar Summer, 2014*

Activity Term (A)
May 7, 2014-
June 17, 2014
Term (B)
June 25, 2014-
August 1, 2014
Term (C)
May 7, 2014-
August 1, 2014
In-State Residency Re-Classification Period Mar 17-Apr 11 Mar 17-Apr 11 Mar 17-Apr 11
Regular Registration Mar 24-May 6 Mar 24-May 6 Mar 24-May 6
Open enrollment for on-line registration begins for Fall, 2014 Apr 12-Aug. 24 Apr 12-Aug. 24 Apr 12-Aug. 24
FAMU/FSU Co-Op & Non-Degree-Seeking Student Applications Due April 25 June 13 April 25
Residence Halls Open May 6 June 16 May 6
New Student Orientation May 6 June 17-19 May 6
Complete “Student Intent To Graduate Form on Registrar’s website May 6 June 25 May 6
Begin to apply for graduation on-line via iRattler May 6 N/A May 6
Registration for State/FAMU Employees Non-Degree Seeking May 6 June 25 May 6
First class meeting May 7 June 25 May 7
Late Registration. A $100 late fee will be assessed to your account May 7 June 25 May 7
Last day to apply on-line for graduation (Apply through iRattler) May 14 June 25 May 14
Last day to pay 100% of all fees without a late penalty of $100 May 13 July 1 May 13
Last day for add/drop of classes May 13 July 1 May 13
Last day to Appeal: Repeat Course Charge; Academic appeals (Late add/drop requests) May 16 July 3 May 16
Holiday-University closed for Memorial Day May 26 N/A May 26
Holiday-University closed for Independence Day N/A July 4 July 4
       
Last day to withdraw (Course/University) fee liable June 2 July 18 June 27
       
Last day of classes June 13 July 30 July 30
Final Exams June 16-17 July 31 July 31
Residence halls close at 9 a.m. June 18 Aug 2 Aug 2
Last day to submit “I,” “N,” DIS grade or name change June 17 July 31 July 31
       
Last day to submit Final Grades before 5:00 p.m. June 19 Aug 4 Aug 4
Grades available for students to view June 20 Aug 5 Aug 5
Last day to conduct master’s and doctoral defenses June 27 June 27 June 27
       
Last day to submit doctoral dissertations July 7 July 7 July 7
Last day to submit master’s theses July 14 July 14 July 14
Commencement @ Lawson Center, 6:00 p.m. (Degree Conferred Date) Aug 1 Aug 1 Aug 1
Deadline to submit Degree Certifications to the Registrar’s Office Aug 8 Aug 8 Aug 8

. *FAMU Law School’s calendar is different and is listed separately.

** FAMU/FSU College of Engineering students. Your FSU classes may begin May 12, 2014. Go to your college website for more information. FAMU Law School’s calendar is different and is listed separately.

FAMU Official University Calendar Fall, 2014*

April 7-11, 2014 Fall 2014 on-line Registration begins (By Appointment ONLY)
April 12 - August 24, 2014 Regular Registration (Open Enrollment)
May 12, 2014 Last day to apply for admission for Fall 2014
June 30 - August 1, 2014 In-State Residency Re-classification Period
July 25, 2014 Non-Degree Seeking and CO-OP Student Applications Are Due

August 20 -22, 2014

Opening for Housing Residents

August 20, 2014

FAMU Village Gibbs, Paddyfote, Sampson, Truth and  Young ONLY

August 21, 2014

Palmetto South and Phase III ONLY

August 22, 2014

ALL Facilities

August 25, 2014

Late Registration. $100 late fee will be assessed
Begin add/drop

August 25, 2014 1st Class Meeting
August 25 - August 29, 2014

Registration for State/FAMU Employees and Non-Degree Seeking Students

August 29, 2014 Complete “Student Intent to Graduate” form.
Begin to apply for graduation on-line
August 29, 2014

Last day to pay 100% of all fees Without a late fee ($100):

End of add/drop

September 1, 2014 Holiday - University Closed in observance of Labor Day
September 2, 2014

Last day to appeal:

- Repeat Course Charges
- Academic appeals/adjustments

September 19, 2014 Last day to apply on-line for graduation
October 27, 2014 Spring 2015 on-line Registration (By appointment ONLY) begins
November 1 - January 6, 2015 Spring 2015 Regular on-line Registration
November 7, 2014 Last Day to Withdraw (Course/Term)
Last day to conduct master’s and doctoral defense
November 11, 2014 Holiday - University Closed in observance of Veterans Day
November 14, 2014 Last day to submit master’s thesis
Last day to submit doctoral dissertations
November 27-28, 2014 Holiday - University Closed in observance of Thanksgiving
December 5, 2014 Last day for instructors to submit “I”, “N”, or a “DIS”  grade or title change
December 5, 2014 Last day of classes
December 8-12, 2014 Final Exams
December 12, 2014 Commencement held at the Alfred Lawson Multipurpose Teaching Gym @
6:00 p.m. [Degree Conferred Date]
December 13, 2014 Residence Halls close @ 9:00 a.m.
December 8-16, 2014 Submit Final Grades before 5:00 p.m.
December 17, 2014 Grades available for students to view
December 19, 2014 Deadline for degree Certification

*Dates and times subject to change.  Refer to the Registrar’s website http://www.famu.edu\Registrar. College of Law calendar is separate.

FAMU Official University Calendar Spring, 2015*

October 27 - October 31, 2014 Early 2015 Spring Registration by Appointment (By Appointment ONLY)
November 1, 2014 - 
January 6, 2015
Regular Registration (Open Enrollment)
November 14, 2014 Last day to apply for admission for Spring 2015
November 17 - 
December 12,  2014
In-State Residency Re-Classification Period
 
November 24 - 
December 12, 2014
Non-Degree Seeking, State Employees and FAMU/FSU CO-OP Student Applications Due
December 15,  2014 Begin submitting completed “Student Intent to Graduate” form for Spring 2015 to Advisor
January 2 Resident Halls Open
January 5 New Student Orientation
January 2 Registration Points
January 7 - 9 Late Registration begins  ($100 late fee will be assessed) Add/drop
January 7 1st Class Meeting
January 9 Intent to Graduate - Advisors place service indicators (ETA) on iRattler. Students may
begin to apply for graduation on-line
January 5 - 9 Registration for Non-Degree Seeking, State/FAMU Employees and FAMU/FSU CO-OP
January 13 Last day to pay 100% of all fees Without a late fee ($100): End of Add/drop
January 16

Last day to appeal:

-  Repeat Course Charge
-  Academic appeals/Late add/drop requests

January 19 Holiday - (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
February 6 Last day to apply on-line for graduation (Apply on-line through iRattler)
March 9 - 13 SPRING BREAK
March 27 Last day to withdraw: course/university (100% Fee Liable)
Last day to conduct master’s and doctoral defenses
April 6 - 10 Early Fall 2015 on-line Registration (By appointment ONLY) begins
April 11, 2014 - August 23, 2015 Regular Fall 2015 Regular on-line Registration
April 10 Last day to submit master’s thesis
Last day to submit doctoral dissertations
April 24 Last day for instructors to submit “I”, “N”,  or a “DIS”  grade or title change
April 24 Last day of classes
April 27-May 1, 2015 Final Examinations
April 29 - May 4 Submit Final Grades before 5:00 p.m.
May 2, 2015 Commencement held at the Alfred Lawson Multi-Purpose Teaching Gym @ 9:00 a.m.,
2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Degree Conferred Date)
May 3 Residence Halls close @ 9:00 a.m.
May  5 Grades available for students to view
May 8 Deadline for Degree Certification

*Dates and times subject to change.  Refer to the Registrar’s website http://www.famu.edu\Registrar. College of Law calendar is separate.

Florida A&M University College of Law
Academic Calendar - 2014-2015

Fall Semester, 2014 (14 Weeks)

First-Year Orientation August 4-8 Monday-Friday
Classes Begin August 11 Monday
Last day to add or drop classes August 15 Friday
Labor Day Holiday September 1 Monday
Veteran’s Day Holiday November 11 Tuesday
Last day to withdraw from a course without
receiving a failing grade
November 12 Wednesday
Labor Day make-up November 17 Monday
Veteran’s Day Make-up/ Classes End November 18 Tuesday
Reading Period November 19-30 Wednesday-Sunday
Thanksgiving Holiday November 27-28 Thursday-Friday
Exams Begin December 1 Monday
Exams End December 12 Friday
University Commencement TBA TBA

Spring Semester, 2015 (14 Weeks)

Classes begin January 5 Monday
Last day to add or drop classes January 9 Friday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday January 19 Monday
Spring Break March 9-13 Monday-Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course without
receiving a failing grade
April 13 Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day make-up; classes end April 20 Monday
Reading Period April 21-26 Tuesday-Sunday
Exams Begin April 27 Monday
University Commencement May 2 Saturday
Exams End May 8 Friday
College of Law Hooding Ceremony May 9 Saturday

Summer Semester 2015 (10 Weeks of Instruction)

Classes begin May 13 Wednesday
Last day to add or drop classes May 20 Wednesday
Memorial Day holiday May 25 Monday
Independence Day holiday July 2 Thursday
Last day to withdraw from a course without
receiving a failing grade
July 16 Thursday
Memorial Day make-up with Monday schedule July 22 Wednesday
Independence Day Make-up July 23 Thursday
Classes End July 23 Thursday
Reading Period July 24-26 Friday-Sunday
Exams Begin July 27 Monday
Exams End July 31 Friday
University Commencement July 31 Friday