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Fax  850.561.2125

Department of Honors Program
1523 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
University Honor House
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

 Calendar of Events

Fall 2016

            17           ALL DORMS OPEN
20         Honor Student Association (HSA) helps freshmen move in
                                 The Florida A&M University Village, 8:30 a.m.
                22            First Day of Class

23        President's Convocation (University-wide)  
Gaither Gymnasium, 9:30 a.m.
25         Honors Center Full-body/ 
                           Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting
                                  The Palmetto Phase III Activity room, 5:30 p.m. 
            27          Big Bend Heart Walk
Cascades Park, 8:00 a.m.

                            Experience Tallahassee
Cascades Park, 4:00 p.m.

5                 Labor Day Holiday
                                     All classes are cancelled

             8              Honors Fall "Mixer"
                             University Honor House, 5:30 p.m.

           8-9             Graduate Feeder Conference and Recruitment Fair
              8             Graduate Feeder Workshops
              9             Graduate Feeder Recruitment Fair
The Grand Ballroom, 9:00 a.m.
                                     Last day to submit Fall Honors Course Contracts
              10            Honors APP Workshop
                               Abstract/Proposal Writing
                                       University Honor House, 10:00 a.m.
              13            Honors Center Induction Ceremony 
                              The School of Journalism and Graphic Communication,6:00 p.m.
              24             2016 Fall Preview
                             The Grand Ballroom, 9:00 a.m.
                               First Home Football Game
                             FAMU vs. South Carolina State University (Parents’ Day),
                             Bragg Memorial Stadium, 6:00 p.m.
   3               Founders’ Day Convocation
                               Lee Hall Auditorium, 10:10 a.m.

  15              Honors Presentation Workshop
                               University Honor House, 10:30 a.m.
  21             Last Day to submit Abstracts/Proposals for
                                  Honors Fall Extravaganza

                                Presentations, Oratorical Contest, Debate, Quiz Bowl,

               21              Homecoming Convocation
                                           Gaither Gymnasium, 10:10 a.m.
               22               HOMECOMING
                                  FAMU vs. Hampton
                                  Bragg Memorial Stadium, 3:00 p.m.

               23               Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Leon 
Cascades park, 1:00 p.m.

   24                 Spring 2017 on-line Registration begins

October 29-Nov. 1     The National Association of African American Honors Programs Conference
Nashville, Tennessee
Celebrating 25 Sterling Years of Distinction

All month       Spring 2017 Academic Advisement
 11                    Veterans’ Day Holiday
                               (University closed in observance)
16                    Honors Center Fall Extravaganza
                                 University Honor House, 10:00 a.m.
            24-25               Thanksgiving Holiday
                               (University closed in observance)
          All month         Spring 2017 Academic Advisement
              1                    Last day to submit proposals for the 
Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference
            5-9                  Finals Week
             10                    Resident Halls Closures
Campus-wide, 9:00 a.m.
Spring 2017
             5                     First Day of Class

12                Honors Center Full-body/
                       Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting

            13                    Dr. Matin Luther King, Jr. Covocation
Gaither Gymnasium 10:10 am—12:10 pm
            16                    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
                                                 (All classes are cancelled)
20                    Last Day to Submit Spring Honors Course Contracts
23                   Abstract/Proposal Writing Workshop
                             University Honor House, 10:30 a.m.

            4                     HSA/ FAMU Basketball Game Night
  Al Lawson Center, 6:00 p.m.

            6                     Honor Student Association (HSA) Meeting
Perry-Paige Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.                        

            10                    Black History Convocation
    Gaither Gymnasium, 10:10 a.m.
24-26               Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference
                                              Jacksonville, Florida                                                
             29                   Last day to submit proposals for the
                                                              Florida A&M University
                                                 Undergraduate Honors Conference
            6-10                        Spring Break
            20                             Honor Student Association (HSA) Officer Elections Begin
         25                       Florida A&M University Spring Preview
Al Lawson Center, 8:00 a.m.

       March 27-31             HONORS WEEK 2017
            24                    Recruitment Day: Honors “On the Set”
                                               The FAMU Set, 11:00 a.m.
            27                    Honors Spirit and Paraphernalia Day
                                    Honor Student Association (HSA) Kickball Game
                                                FAMU Intramural Complex, 5:00 p.m.
            28-29              2017 Honors Conference
                                               Perry Paige Auditrium, 1:00 p.m
                  30                        Spring Induction and Culminating Seminar
                                                University Honor House, 6:30 p.m.
              31                  Mannequin Challenge Victory Celebration
The Rattlers Den, 3:00 p.m.            

             All Month       Summer 2017 and Fall 2018 Academic Advisement

Walk for Muscular Sclerosis (MS)
                                                  Lake Ella8:00 a.m.
     24-28            Final Exams

                     29              Resident Hall Closures
Campus-wide, 9:00 a.m.