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Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar displays registration dates, deadlines, & University holidays.


Dates listed reflect Parts of Term 1-3 for the Fall and Spring semesters, and Parts of Term 1-4 for the Summer semester. See Understanding Parts of Term for more information, and to find which Part of Term your course is in.

Fall 2020

Academic Calendar 2020-2021 (.pdf)

April

13 Advanced Registration begins
20 Open Registration begins (excludes Non-degree registration)
27 Non-degree Graduate & State Employee Tuition Waiver Registration begins

May

11 Non-degree Undergraduate Registration begins

June

8 Fall Graduation application period opens

August

21 Waitlists are turned off 
24

First Day of Class for Parts of Term 1 & 2 

Drop/Add Period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 begins

Late Registration for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ($100 late registration fee)

30

Drop/Add period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ends

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

September

7 Labor Day- Campus Closed
18

Fall Graduation Application period closes

20

Withdrawal deadline for ALL courses with partial refund; automatic grade of “W”

October

4

Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 2; automatic grade of "W"

16

Last day of Classes for Part of Term 2
Waitlists are turned off for Part of Term 3

19

First Day of Classes for Part of Term 3

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3 begins

Late Registration for Part of Term 3 ($100 late registration fee)

25

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3 ends

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

November

11 Veteran's Day- Campus Closed
16 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 1; automatic grade of "W"
29 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 3; automatic grade of "W
26/27

Thanksgiving Holiday- Campus Closed

30

 Grade Forgiveness opt-out deadline

December 

7

Final Exams begin

12

Final Exams end

Fall Commencement Ceremony

15 Grades Due - 9:00 AM (central time)
24 Winter break begins- Campus Closed

January

4 Campus resumes normal hours

*The Academic Calendar is subject to change and is regulated by the Florida Board of Governors: BOG Policy 8.001, University Calendars

The University of West Florida Events Calendar provides University event information, please visit the University's Events Calendar.

 

Spring 2021

Academic Calendar 2020-2021 (.pdf)

September

21 Spring Graduation Application period opens

October

November

2 Advanced Registration begins
9 Open Registration begins (excludes Non-degree registration)
16 Non-degree Graduate & State Employee Registration begins
30 Non-degree Undergraduate Registration begins

January

8 Waitlists are turned off for Parts of Term 1 & 2
 11

First Day of Class for Parts of Term 1 & 2 

Drop/Add Period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 begins

Late Registration for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ($100 late registration fee)

17

Drop/Add Period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ends

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

18 Martin Luther King's Birthday- Campus Closed

February

5

Spring Graduation Application period closes

7

Withdrawal deadline for ALL courses with partial refund; automatic grade of "W"

21 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 2; automatic grade of "W"

March

5

Last day of class for Part of Term 2

7-13

Spring Break 

12

Waitlists are turned off for Part of Term 3

15

First Day of Classes for Part of Term 3

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3 begins

Late Registration for Part of Term 3 ($100 late registration fee)

21

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3 ends

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

April

12 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 1: automatic grade of "W"
23 Grade Forgiveness opt-out deadline
25 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 3: automatic grade of "W"

May

3

Final Exams begin

7

Incomplete grade change from previous term deadline

 8

Final Exams end
Spring Commencement Ceremony

11 Grades Due - 9:00 AM (central time)

*The Academic Calendar is subject to change and is regulated by the Florida Board of Governors: BOG Policy 8.001, University Calendars

The University of West Florida Events Calendar provides University event information, please visit the University's Events Calendar.

 

Summer 2021

Academic Calendar 2020-2021 (.pdf)

February

8 Summer Graduation application period opens

March

29 Advanced Registration begins

April

5 Open Registration begins (excludes Non-degree registration)
12 Non-degree Graduate & State Employees Registration begins
19 Non-degree Undergraduate Registration begins

May

14 Waitlists are turned off 
17

First Day of Class for Parts of Term 1 & 2 

Drop/Add Period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 begins

Late Registration for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ($100 late registration fee)

23

Drop/Add Period for Parts of Term 1 & 2 ends

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

31 Memorial Day- Campus Closed

June

4

Summer Graduation application period closes

13

Withdrawal deadline for ALL courses with a partial refund; automatic grade of “W”

19

Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 2; automatic grade of “W” 

21

First Day of Classes for Part of Term 4

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 4 begins

Late Registration for Part of Term 4 ($100 late registration fee)

27 Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 4 ends
29

Last day of class for Part of Term 2

Waitlists are turned off for Part of Term 3

July

1

First Day of Classes for Part of Term 3

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3 begins

Late Registration for Part of Term 3 ($100 late registration fee)

 

5

Independence Day- Campus Closed

7

Drop/Add Period for Part of Term 3

Fee Payment Deadline ($100 late payment fee charged if fees not paid)

23 Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 1; automatic grade of "W"
26 Grade Forgiveness opt-out deadline

August

1

Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 4; automatic grade of "W"

3

Withdrawal deadline for Part of Term 3; automatic grade of "W"

 13

Last Day of Class for Parts of Term 1, 3 & 4

17 Grades Due - 9:00 AM (central time)

*The Academic Calendar is subject to change and is regulated by the Florida Board of Governors: BOG Policy 8.001, University Calendars

The University of West Florida Events Calendar provides University event information, please visit the University's Events Calendar.

 

Previous Editions of Academic Calendars