Department of Honors Program

Calendar of Events

Fall 2019

August

           22           Dorms Open
                       
          
26           First Day of Class           

          
           29           Honors Center Full-body/

                          Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting

                          Meek-Eaton Black Archives Room 105, 5:30 pm

          
           30            First Strike Fair
                          
Gaither Gymnasium 12:00 pm

           30            Add/Drop Ends 

September

  
            
2            Labor Day Holiday
                           All classes are cancelled

           
            4-5         Graduate Feeder Conference and Recruitment Fair

           
10           Honors Center Induction Ceremony
                            The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 6:00 pm

          

            12           Big Bend Heart Walk Image result for heart images
                           
Cascades Park, 6:00 pm
 

            13  
         PRESIDENT'S CONVOCATION
                            All University, Gaither Gym 10:10 a.m.
           

            14           2019 Fall Preview
                         
   The Grand Ballroom, 9:00 am

            14           First Home Football Game
                           FAMU vs. Fort Valley State
                          
Bragg Memorial Stadium, 6:00 pm

           
17           Last day to submit Fall Honors Course Contracts 

            18           Fall Career & Internship Expo
                            Lawson Center, 9:30 am
          

October
 


            3             Founders’ Day Observance
(October 3, 1887)
                           Wreath Laying Ceremony
                            Quad/ Eternal Flame, 10:10 am
           
           
4            
Homecoming Convocation
                           All University
                           
The Lawson Center, 10:10 am

           
5            
Homecoming Football Game
                          
FAMU vs. North Carolina Central
                          
Bragg Memorial Stadium, 2:00 pm

           12            2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's
                          
Cascades Park, 8:00 am
       

          
18             Honors APP Workshop
                           
Presentation
                           
University Honor House, 11:00 am
   

           20              MAKing Strides Against     
                                             
                             Breast Cancer (MSABC) Leon
                              Cascades park, 3:00 pm               

                                                                                             
        21-26           Spring 2020 Online Registration (By appointment only)

                             

November 

                            
     A
ll month       Spring 2020 Academic Advisement all month
 

        
             1              Last Day to submit Abstracts/Proposals for 
                              Honors Fall Extravaganza
                             
Research Presentations, Honors-Got-Talent
 
        
            

           6-9             The National Association of African American
                               Honors Programs Conference (NAAAHP)
                              
Southern University and A&M College
                               "Eyes on the Prize: A 400 Year Quest for Humanity, Equality, and Civility"
                              
New Orleans, Louisiana
                               

             8               Last Day to Withdraw

            11              Holiday--University Closed in Observance of Veterans Day        

        

                                    13              Honors Center Fall Extravaganza and Graduate School Workshop
                               The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 11:00 am

                                 27-28            Thanksgiving Holiday
                                    (University closed in observance)
 

December 

   
     All month        
Spring 2020 Academic Advisement all month
 

          
          
7                  Last day to submit entries for the
                               Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC) Conference Fine Arts Contest

    
     
        9-13                Final Exam Week


     

          13                  Last day to submit research proposals the
                                Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC) Conference


       13-14               Fall Commencement
                               
The Lawson Center, 9:00 am

          15                  Residence Halls close at 9:00 am
                                

Spring 2020

January 

          
           3                 
Residence Halls open at 9:00 am
         

           3                  Last day to submit entries for the
                               Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC) Conference Writing Contest

           6                   First Day of Class

         

          16                  DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY CONVOCATION
                               
All University
                                Gaither Gymnasium, 10:10 am


          16                  Honors Center Full-body/

                                Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting
                               
The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 5:30 pm
         

          
20                  Holiday- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
                                 (University closed in observance)
                  
 
               27                  Last day to submit Spring Honors Course Contracts 
              
           
February 

            1                   APP Workshop
                                 Abstract/Proposal Writing

                                 
University Honor House, 10:00 am
   
         
7-9                  Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference (FCHC)
                                
"SoFloMind: Reclaiming Hope and Change"
                                  Jupiter, Florida


           13                   BLACK HISTORY MONTH TOWN HALL
                                  All University,
Lee Hall Auditorium, 10:10 am

          
18                   Heart-to-Heart with Art by the Honor Student Association (HSA)
                                  
The Benjamin L. Perry Building room 210, 6:30 p.m.

           
           22                   The 2020 Harambee Festival
                                   Cascades Park, 8:00 a.m.

March

           
            6                    Last day to submit proposals for the

                                  Florida A&M University
                                  Undergraduate Honors Conference


         16-20                Spring Break
 

         19-21                The Southern Regional Honors Council Conference
                                   "Negotiating Change"
                                  
Birmingham, Alabama

         23-27                HONORS WEEK 2020
              
                                 
Honors Spirit and Paraphernalia Day (All week)

        
24-25                2020 Honors Conference

                                  The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 11:00 a.m.
           
  
          26                  Spring Induction and Culminating Seminar
                                  The Meek-Eaton Black Archives, 6:30 p.m.
           
              
            

            28                   2020 Spring Preview
                                  
The Lawson Center, 8:30 a.m.                               

 April
         
    All month            
Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 Academic Advisement

           TBD               "Game Day" at the Honor House
                                    
University Honor House, 2:00 pm

            1-5                 Honor Student Association (HSA) Officer Elctions Begin

            
4                    Walk for Muscular Sclerosis (MS)
                                    Lake Ella, 8 a.m.

April 27-May 1         Final Exams


May                  

              2                    Spring Commencement
                                   
Lawson Center, 9:00 am

             
3                    Residence Halls close at 12:00 pm
                             

 

 

 

 

 


 

              
 
 



 
 


Contact Info

1523 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
University Honor House
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850.599.3540
F: 850.561.2125

E: honorsprogram@famu.edu