Fall 2016 Important Dates

It's vital to keep up-to-date and informed.

July 25 - August 14
Enroll in a five month Payment Plan on NEST.
August 11
Insurance Waiver site opens. Only full-time students required to waive insurance www.firststudent.com.
August 15 - September 14
Enroll in a four month Payment Plan on NEST.
August 15
Tuition payments due date for fall 2016. View Billing Information.
Week of August 29
Golden Ticket to be emailed to resident students..
September 4
Move-in Day for incoming freshmen with Golden Ticket (No Classes).
September 5
Labor Day (No Classes).
September 6
Red Hawk Day! (No Classes).
September 6
Move-in Day for upperclassmen with Golden Ticket (No Classes).
September 7 First Day of Classes
September 12
Late Fee ($150.00) to be assessed on accounts with a fall balance.
September 14 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to drop a fall 2016 semester course(s) resulting in 100% refund/adjustment of tuition. Courses dropped at 100% may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. (Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy). 50% refund/adjustment will be issued between September 15 - October 5, 2016.
September 15 - October 14
Enroll in a three month Payment Plan on NEST.
September 20
Estimated disbursement of Financial Aid (varies for each student based on faculty attendance confirmation and completion of paperwork).
September 23
Refunds will begin to be processed (varies for each student based on disbursement of aid).
September 26
Health Insurance waiver deadline to be completed at www.firststudent.com
September 27
Deactivation of Enrollment for all students with an unresolved balance.
September 29
Pass/Fail and Audit Application deadline (to audit courses) for full term fall 2016 semester courses.
October 3
Students who do not satisfy their balance to be officially dropped from their classes. There will be no option to appeal.
October 5
Withdrawal deadline 50% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a Fall 2016 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and a 50% refund/adjustment of tuition. Withdrawals may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. No refund/adjustment issued after this date.
October 13
Deadline for submission of grade changes for Incompletes during Summer Sessions 2016.
October 22
Homecoming.
November 1
Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for January 2017 degrees and/or certificates
November 4
Pass/Fail Application rescind deadline for full term Fall 2016 semester courses.
November 16
Academic withdrawal deadline. Final day for students to withdraw from a Fall 2016 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD. No course withdrawal permitted after this date.
November 24 - November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes).
December 1
Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for May 2017 degrees and/or certificates - May 1 for August 2017
December 14
Wednesday designated as a Friday (for Friday day classes only; Wednesday day and evening classes do not meet)
December 15
Classes End.
December 16 - 22
Examination Period.
December 22
End of fall 2016 semester.