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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2015-2016 Academic Calendar



Web registration/add/drop and Web payment are open until midnight on the last date indicated, unless another time is shown. (College offices close at 4:30 p.m. fall and spring and 5:00 p.m. summer.)

Unless a different time is shown or the College closes early, all other deadlines, except class dates, are effective at 4:30 p.m. on the last date indicated.

NOTE: Baccalaureate admissions and program application deadlines and procedures may vary. Contact the department for information.

Fall 2015

Financial Aid Deadline: Deadline for all required documents to be received by financial aid to ensure funding of tuition and fees at the beginning of the term. Required documents include, but are not limited to, official transcripts, tax returns, and other documents required for verification, as shown on any missing information letters. Students must be registered for classes before aid can be awarded.  July 27
Admission Application Deadline: Last day to submit an application for admission (new students and re-admits) for classes starting the first week of the term. Official high school transcripts must be on file, if applicable, for the student to be admitted/re-admitted to FGC. TRANSFER STUDENTS: All official transcripts must be received and evaluated by FGC in order to register and/or be considered for financial aid. Allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed.  Aug. 10
    •  International Applicants - Admission Application Deadline May 31
    •  International Transfer Applicants - Admission Application Deadline June 20
Graduation applications due  Sept. 28
Open Registration (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit May 18 - Aug. 18
Fees Due: Cancellations for nonpayment will begin daily. All class registrations not secured with full payment or financial aid will result in students having their entire class schedule cancelled in its entirety. All students registering for classes after this date must secure classes with full payment or financial aid on the day of registration.  Aug. 12
Faculty return  Aug. 13
Professional development days  Aug. 13 - 18
State employee fee waiver registration Aug. 14 - 25
Classes begin  Aug. 19
Add/Drop (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit. All fees are due daily. All students registering for classes must secure classes with full payment. Any class schedule not secured with full payment will be cancelled in its entirety.  Aug. 19 - 25
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in previous term(s). Unresolved “I” grades will change to “F”.  Sept. 14
Last day for withdrawal (The withdrawal deadline may differ for classes that do not span the full term. Please see your advisor.)  Oct. 22
Last day of classes before exams  Dec. 2
Final exams as scheduled  Dec. 3 - 9
Term Ends  Dec. 9
Grades due (12 noon fall and spring; 4:30 p.m. summer)  Dec. 10
Last faculty duty day  Dec. 11
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in this term.  Jan. 28
Commencement Ceremony  N/A
Summer work schedule begins  N/A
Summer work schedule ends  N/A
Term Holidays - No Classes  Sept. 7: Labor Day
Nov. 11: Veterans Day
Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving
Dec. 21-31: Winter Break

Spring 2016

Financial Aid Deadline: Deadline for all required documents to be received by financial aid to ensure funding of tuition and fees at the beginning of the term. Required documents include, but are not limited to, official transcripts, tax returns, and other documents required for verification, as shown on any missing information letters. Students must be registered for classes before aid can be awarded. Nov. 6
Admission Application Deadline: Last day to submit an application for admission (new students and re-admits) for classes starting the first week of the term. Official high school transcripts must be on file, if applicable, for the student to be admitted/re-admitted to FGC. TRANSFER STUDENTS: All official transcripts must be received and evaluated by FGC in order to register and/or be considered for financial aid. Allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed.  Dec. 11
     •  International Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Sept. 30
     •  International Transfer Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Oct. 31
Graduation applications due (*Names may not appear in the graduation program for graduation applications received after Feb. 28.)  Feb. 29
Open Registration (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit  Nov. 12 - Jan. 6
Fees Due: Cancellations for nonpayment will begin daily. All class registrations not secured with full payment or financial aid will result in students having their entire class schedule cancelled in its entirety. All students registering for classes after this date must secure classes with full payment or financial aid on the day of registration.  Dec. 16
Faculty return  Jan. 4
Professional development days  Jan. 4 - 6
State employee fee waiver registration  Jan. 4 - 13
Classes begin  Jan. 7
Add/Drop (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit. All fees are due daily. All students registering for classes must secure classes with full payment. Any class schedule not secured with full payment will be cancelled in its entirety.  Jan 7 - 13
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in previous term(s). Unresolved “I” grades will change to “F”.  Jan. 28
Last day for withdrawal (The withdrawal deadline may differ for classes that do not span the full term. Please see your advisor.)  Mar. 21
Last day of classes before exams  Apr. 25
Final exams as scheduled  Apr. 26 - May 2
Term Ends  May 2
Grades due (12 noon fall and spring; 4:30 p.m. summer)  May 3
Last faculty duty day  May 6
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in this term.  May 31
Commencement Ceremony  May 6
Summer work schedule begins  May 9
Summer work schedule ends  N/A
Term Holidays - No Classes

Jan. 1: Winter Break
Jan. 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb 15: President’s Day
Mar. 11-18: Spring Break 

Summer 2016

Financial Aid Deadline: Deadline for all required documents to be received by financial aid to ensure funding of tuition and fees at the beginning of the term. Required documents include, but are not limited to, official transcripts, tax returns, and other documents required for verification, as shown on any missing information letters. Students must be registered for classes before aid can be awarded.  Apr. 4
Admission Application Deadline: Last day to submit an application for admission (new students and re-admits) for classes starting the first week of the term. Official high school transcripts must be on file, if applicable, for the student to be admitted/re-admitted to FGC. TRANSFER STUDENTS: All official transcripts must be received and evaluated by FGC in order to register and/or be considered for financial aid. Allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed.  April 27
     •  International Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Feb. 28
     •  International Transfer Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Mar. 25
Graduation applications due (*Names may not appear in the graduation program for graduation applications received after Feb. 28.)  June 6*
Open Registration (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit  Apr. 6 - May 6
Fees Due: Cancellations for nonpayment will begin daily. All class registrations not secured with full payment or financial aid will result in students having their entire class schedule cancelled in its entirety. All students registering for classes after this date must secure classes with full payment or financial aid o the day of registration.  May 3
Faculty return  May 9
Professional development days  N/A
State employee fee waiver registration  May 4 - 11
Classes begin  May 9
Add/Drop (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit. All fees are due daily. All students registering for classes must secure classes with full payment. Any class schedule not secured with full payment will be cancelled in its entirety.  May 9 - 11
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in previous term(s). Unresolved “I” grades will change to “F”.  May 31
Last day for withdrawal (The withdrawal deadline may differ for classes that do not span the full term. Please see your advisor.)  June 30
Last day of classes before exams  Aug. 4
Final exams as scheduled  Aug. 8
Term Ends  Aug. 8
Grades due (12 noon fall and spring; 4:30 p.m. summer)  Aug. 8
Last faculty duty day  Aug. 8
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in this term. (*TBD: 3 weeks from first day of fall 2016 classes) TBD*
Commencement Ceremony  N/A
Summer work schedule begins  May 9
Summer work schedule ends  Aug. 12
Term Holidays - No Classes  May 30: Memorial Day
June 21-23: No Summer C classes
July 4: Independence Day

Summer A 2016

Financial Aid Deadline: Deadline for all required documents to be received by financial aid to ensure funding of tuition and fees at the beginning of the term. Required documents include, but are not limited to, official transcripts, tax returns, and other documents required for verification, as shown on any missing information letters. Students must be registered for classes before aid can be awarded. Apr. 4
Admission Application Deadline: Last day to submit an application for admission (new students and re-admits) for classes starting the first week of the term. Official high school transcripts must be on file, if applicable, for the student to be admitted/re-admitted to FGC. TRANSFER STUDENTS: All official transcripts must be received and evaluated by FGC in order to register and/or be considered for financial aid. Allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed.  April 27
     •  International Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Feb. 28
     •  International Transfer Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Mar. 25
Graduation applications due (*Names may not appear in the graduation program for graduation applications received after Feb. 28.)  June 6*
Open Registration (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit  Apr. 6 - May 6
Fees Due: Cancellations for nonpayment will begin daily. All class registrations not secured with full payment or financial aid will result in students having their entire class schedule cancelled in its entirety. All students registering for classes after this date must secure classes with full payment or financial aid on the day of registration.  May 3
Faculty return  May 9
Professional development days  N/A
State employee fee waiver registration  May 4 - 11
Classes begin  May 9
Add/Drop (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit. All fees are due daily. All students registering for classes must secure classes with full payment. Any class schedule not secured with full payment will be cancelled in its entirety.  May 9 - 11
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in previous term(s). Unresolved “I” grades will change to “F”. May 31
Last day for withdrawal (The withdrawal deadline may differ for classes that do not span the full term. Please see your advisor.)  June 1
Last day of classes before exams  June 16
Final exams as scheduled  June 20
Term Ends  June 20
Grades due (12 noon fall and spring; 4:30 p.m. summer)  June 20
Last faculty duty day  June 20
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in this term.  July 19
Commencement Ceremony  N/A
Summer work schedule begins  May 9
Summer work schedule ends  N/A
Term Holidays - No Classes  May 30: Memorial Day

Summer B 2016

Financial Aid Deadline: Deadline for all required documents to be received by financial aid to ensure funding of tuition and fees at the beginning of the term. Required documents include, but are not limited to, official transcripts, tax returns, and other documents required for verification, as shown on any missing information letters. Students must be registered for classes before aid can be awarded.  Apr. 4
Admission Application Deadline: Last day to submit an application for admission (new students and re-admits) for classes starting the first week of the term. Official high school transcripts must be on file, if applicable, for the student to be admitted/re-admitted to FGC. TRANSFER STUDENTS: All official transcripts must be received and evaluated by FGC in order to register and/or be considered for financial aid. Allow at least 4 weeks for this to be completed.  June 15
     •  International Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Feb. 28
     •  International Transfer Applicants - Admission Application Deadline Mar. 25
Graduation applications due (*Names may not appear in the graduation program for graduation applications received after Feb. 28.)  July 18*
Open Registration (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit  Apr. 6 - June 23
Fees Due: Cancellations for nonpayment will begin daily. All class registrations not secured with full payment or financial aid will result in students having their entire class schedule cancelled in its entirety. All students registering for classes after this date must secure classes with full payment or financial aid on the day of registration.  May 3
 
Faculty return  June 27
Professional development days  N/A
State employee fee waiver registration  June 21 - 29
Classes begin  June 27
Add/Drop (includes Dual Enrollment students), including registering for Audit. All fees are due daily. All students registering for classes must secure classes with full payment. Any class schedule not secured with full payment will be cancelled in its entirety. Jun. 27 - 29
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in previous term(s). Unresolved “I” grades will change to “F”.  July 19
Last day for withdrawal (The withdrawal deadline may differ for classes that do not span the full term. Please see your advisor.)  July 20
Last day of classes before exams  Aug. 4
Final exams as scheduled  Aug. 8
Term Ends  Aug. 8
Grades due (12 noon fall and spring; 4:30 p.m. summer)  Aug. 8
Last faculty duty day  Aug. 8
Last day to submit change of grade for incomplete (I) grades received in this term. (*TBD: 3 weeks from first day of fall 2016 classes)  TBD*
Commencement Ceremony  N/A
Summer work schedule begins  N/A
Summer work schedule ends  Aug. 12
Term Holidays - No Classes  July 4: Independence Day