Ferris State University Big Rapids MI College

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Important Dates as a Glance

If you are taking classes at your local community college, check their academic guide for important dates! Full academic calendars are available.

Registration Dates Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Early registration opens Nov 2, 2015 Jan 18 March 28 Oct 31, 2016
Late registration Jan 6-8 May 16 Aug 24-26 Jan 4-6
First day of classes Jan 11 May 17 Aug 29 Jan 9 
Drop/Add week
(closes at 5pm on last day)
Jan 11-14 May 17-20 Aug 29-Sept 1 Jan 9-12 
Last day to drop classes Jan 14 May 20 Sept 1 Jan 12 
Mid-term grades due March 7 n/a Oct 17 March 6 
Last day to withdraw
(full semester)
March 23 July 7 Nov 3 March 23 
Last day of classes April 29 Aug 10 Dec 9 April 28 
Examination week begins May 2 n/a Dec 12 May 1 
Examination week ends May 6 n/a Dec 16 May 5 
Commencement May 6, 7 n/a Dec 17 May 5, 6 
Final grades available May 10 Aug 16 Dec 20  May 9
Payment Dates Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Employer Tuition Reimbursement paperwork due Dec 17, 2015 May 12 Aug 11 tbd
Tuition due (50% or 25% or 33.33%) Dec 17, 2015 May 12 Aug 11 tbd
Direct bookstore charges
(charge books to bookstore)
Jan 5-15 May 9-20 Aug 22 - Sept 2 tbd
Book advance available Jan 8 May 13 Aug 26 tbd
Tuition due (25% or 33.33%) Jan 8 June 16 Sept 27 tbd
Tuition due (25% or 33.34%) Feb 18 July 14 Oct 20 tbd
Tuition due (25%) March 17 n/a Nov 17 n/a
Other Important Dates Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Financial Aid Refunds - Direct Deposit   May 31 Sept 15 tbd
Consortium Student Refunds (all sites)   June 17 Sept 30 tbd

Last updated: 2/23/2016. Information presented is subject to change.

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410 Oak Street ALU 113
Big Rapids MI 49307

(800) 562-9130
statewide@ferris.edu
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