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Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

Full Term (10 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Five Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Five Week Term) Mini–Semester 3 (Eight Week Term)
Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore March 30 March 30 March 30 March 30
First Day of Class May 23 May 23 June 28 May 23
Disenrollment (financial) May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature May 24 May 24 June 29 May 24
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature May 30 May 25 July 2 May 29
Last Day to Cancel Registration June 6 May 30 July 5 June 4
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College June 6 May 30 July 5 June 4
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online June 6 May 30 July 5 June 4
Census June 6 May 30 July 5 June 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” July 2 June 12 July 18 June 22
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) July 26 June 20 July 26 July 6
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) July 26 June 20 July 26 July 11
Last Day of Term August 2 June 27 August 2 July 18
Grading Closes – Final Grades Due (5:00 p.m.) August 6 June 29 August 6 July 20
Full Term (16 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Eight Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Eight Week Term)
Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore March 30 March 30 March 30
First Day of Class August 15 August 15 October 9
Disenrollment (financial) August 16 August 16 August 16
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature August 16 August 16 October 10
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature August 24 August 20 October 12
Last Day to Cancel Registration August 31 August 24 October 18
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College August 31 August 24 October 18
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online August 31 August 24 October 18
Census August 31 August 24 October 18
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) September 21  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) September 25  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” October 12 September 13 November 7
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) November 30 September 26 November 27
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) November 30 October 1 November 30
Last Day of Term December 7 October 8 December 7
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 11 October 10 December 11
Full Term (16 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Eight Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Eight Week Term)
Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore November 1 November 1 November 1
First Day of Class January 16 January 16 March 12
Disenrollment (financial) January 17 January 17 January 17
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature January 17 January 17 March 13
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature January 28 January 22 March 15
Last Day to Cancel Registration February 1 January 28 March 21
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College February 1 January 28 March 21
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online February 1 January 28 March 21
Census February 1 January 28 March 21
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 22  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 26  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” March 15 February 14 April 16
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) May 3 February 27 April 30
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 3 March 4 March 3
Last Day of Term May 10 March 11 May 10
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 14 March 13 May 14