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Important Dates for Students

Full Term

(16 Week Term)

January 17-May 11

Mini-Semester 1

(First Eight Week Term)

January 17-March 9

Mini-Semester 2

(Second Eight Week Term)

March 12-May 11

Classes Begin January 17 January 17 March 12
Late Registration ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) January 17-January 26 January 17-January 22 March 12-March 15
Last Day to Add Courses (Without Instructor Signature) January 18 January 18 March 13
Last Day to Add Courses (With Instructor Signature) January 26 January 22 March 15
Degree Application Deadline January 26 January 26 January 26
Residency Tuition Application Deadline January 31 January 31 January 31
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (100% refund) February 2 January 26 March 28
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) February 23 Does not apply to Mini-Semesters Does not apply to Mini-semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” March 16 February 14 April 18
Last Day to Withdraw from the University April 20 February 27 May 1
Last Day of Classes May 11 March 9 May 11
Final Grades Available May 16 May 16 May 16

University Holidays

  Spring Break March 19 – 23
  Spring Holiday March 30

Residency

The last day to submit a Residency Tuition Application is listed above. For further information concerning residency, please visit Residency for Tuition Purposes.

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for the Fall semester must apply online at MyNMSU by date listed above. A $25 late fee will be assessed for any application received after that date. Please visit Commencement for more information on degree application deadlines.

Full Ten-Week Term

May 23-August 2

First Five-Week Term (SU1)

May 23-June 27

Second Five-Week Term (SU2)

June 28-August 2

Eight Week Term (SU3)

May 23-July 18

Classes Begin May 23 May 23 June 28 May 23
Late Registration ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) May 23-May 30 May 23-May 25 June 28-July 2 May 23-May 29
Last Day to Add Courses (Without Instructor Signature) May 24 May 24 June 29 May 24
Last Day to Add Courses (With Instructor Signature) May 30 May 25 July 2 May 29
Degree Application Deadline  July 9 July 9 July 9 July 9
Residency Tuition Application Deadline
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (100% refund) June 6 May 30 July 5 June 4
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) Does not apply to the Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer/Mini-semesters Does not apply to Summer/Mini-semesters Does not apply to the Summer semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” July 2 June 12 July 18 June 22
Last Day to Withdraw from the University July 19 June 20 July 26 July 6
Last Day of Classes August 2 June 27 August 2 July 18
Final Grades Available August 7 August 7 August 7 August 7

University Holidays

Memorial Day Holiday May 28
Independence Day Holiday July 4

Full Term

(16 Week Term)

August 16 – December 8

Mini-Semester 1

(First Eight Week Term)

August 16 – October 9

Mini-Semester 2

(Second Eight Week Term)

October 10 – December 8

Classes Begin August 16 August 16 October 10
Late Registration ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) August 16 – August 25 August 16 – August 21 October 10 – October 13
Last Day to Add Courses (Without Instructor Signature) August 17 August 17 October 11
Last Day to Add Courses (With Instructor Signature) August 25 August 21 October 13
Degree Application Deadline (without a late fee) August 25 August 25 August 25
Residency Tuition Application Deadline August 30 August 30 August 30
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (100% refund) September 1 August 25 October 19
Early Performance Grades Available(100 & 200 level courses) September 26  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” October 16 September 14 November 8
Last Day to Withdraw from the University November 10 September 27 November 28
Last Day of Classes December 8 October 9 December 8
Final Grades Available December 13 December 13 December 13

University Holidays

  Labor Day September 4
  Thanksgiving Holiday November 20 – 24

Residency

The last day to submit a Residency Tuition Application is listed above. For further information concerning residency, please visit Residency for Tuition Purposes.

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for the Fall semester must apply online at MyNMSU by date listed above. A $25 late fee will be assessed for any application received after that date. Please visit Commencement for more information on degree application deadlines.

Schedule Changes

Add/drop forms with instructions for making schedule changes are available at your Dean’s Office or Advising Center.

Any schedule changes may affect your financial obligation to the University. Please visit University Accounts Receivable  for more information.

Students may drop their courses via the web up until the “Last Day Drop/Delete a Course.” After the drop/delete date has passed the official withdrawal procedures must be completed at your Deans’ Office, Advising Center, or the Registrar’s Office.

Note: Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the University and fail to attend classes may receive failing grades and will be liable for all tuition and fees. Students may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.