USFSM operates on a semester system. Fall semester begins in August and spring semester begins in January. The summer semester has three sessions beginning in May and June. Visit the Academic Calendar website for appropriate dates.

FALL SEMESTER, 2019

August 23 Last day to register for Fall 2019 classes without late registration fee penalty
August 26 First day of classes
August 30 Last day to drop and receive full refund of registration fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
August 30 Last day to add courses – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
August 30 Last day for late registration – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
August 30 Last day to pay fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
August 30 Last day to submit Fall 2019 residency reclassification applications – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
September 2 Labor Day; USF offices closed
September 23 Fall 2019 graduation application deadline
November 2 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”; no refund & no academic penalty – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
November 4 Registration for degree-seekers begins for Spring 2020
November 11 Veterans’ Day Holiday; USF offices closed
November 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday; USF offices closed
December 2 Non-degree registration begins for Spring 2020
December 4 Last day of classes
December 5-6 Designated reading days
December 7-12 Final exams
December 16 Fall Commencement (Sarasota-Manatee)
December 20 Final grades visible in OASIS
December 25 Christmas Day; USF offices closed

SPRING SEMESTER, 2020

January 1 New Year’s Day; USF offices closed
January 10 Last day to register for Spring 2020 without late registration fee penalty
January 13 First day of classes
January 17 Last day to drop and receive full refund of registration fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
January 17 Last day to add courses – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
January 17 Last day for late registration – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
January 17 Last day to pay fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
January 17 Last day to submit Spring 2020 residency reclassification applications – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
January 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; USF offices closed
February 10 Spring 2019 graduation application deadline
March 16-22 Spring Break
March 28 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”; no refund & no academic penalty – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
March 30 Registration for degree-seekers begins for Summer/Fall 2020
April 29 Last day of classes
April 30-May 1 Designated reading days
May 2-May 7 Final exams
May 11 Spring Commencement (Sarasota-Manatee)
May 15 Final grades visible in OASIS

SUMMER TERM, 2020

Session A (First Six-week Session)

May 15 Last day to register for Summer 2020 session A classes without late registration fee penalty
May 18 Summer A first day of classes
May 22 Last day to drop and receive full refund of registration fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day to add courses – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day for late registration – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day to pay fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day to submit Summer 2020 Residency Reclassification Applications – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 25 Memorial Day; USF offices closed
June 6 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”; no refund & no academic penalty – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
June 7 Summer 2020 graduation application deadline
June 26 Summer A classes end
July 7 Final grades visible in OASIS

Session B (Second Six-week Session)

June 7 Summer 2020 graduation application deadline
June 26 Last day to register for Summer 2020 session B classes without late registration fee penalty
June 29 Summer B classes begin
July 4 Independence Day; USF offices closed
July 6 Last day to drop and receive full refund of registration fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
July 6 Last day to add courses – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
July 6 Last day for late registration – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
July 6 Last day to pay fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
July 18 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”; no refund & no academic penalty – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
August 7 Summer B classes end
August 17 Final grades visible in OASIS

Session C (Ten-week Session)

May 15 Last day to register for Summer 2020 session C classes without late registration fee penalty
May 18 Summer C classes begins
May 22 Last day to drop and receive full refund of registration fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day to add courses – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day for late registration – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 22 Last day to pay fees – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
May 25 Memorial Day; USF offices closed
June 7 Summer 2020 graduation application deadline
June 27 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”; no refund & no academic penalty – Deadline: 5:00 p.m.
July 4 Independence Day; USF offices closed
July 24 Summer C classes end
August 3 Final grades visible in OASIS

Dates are subject to change. Please refer to the Registrar’s website for current information.