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Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

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 17 January 17 March 13
Disenrollment (financial) January 18 January 18 January 18
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature January 18 January 18 March 13
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature January 26 January 22 March 15
Last Day to Cancel Registration February 2 January 26 March 28
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College February 2 January 26 March 28
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online February 2 January 26 March 28
Census February 2 January 26 March 28
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 23  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 27  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 18
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) May 4 February 27 May 1
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 4 March 2 May 4
Last Day of Term May 11 March 9 May 11
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 15 March 13 May 15
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 16 August 16 October 10
Disenrollment (financial) August 17 August 17 August 17
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature August 17 August 17 October 11
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature August 25 August 21 October 13
Last Day to Cancel Registration September 1 August 25 October 19
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College September 1 August 25 October 19
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online September 1 August 25 October 19
Census September 1 August 25 October 19
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) September 22  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) 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 University November 10 September 27 November 28
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 1 October 6 December 1
Last Day of Term December 8 October 9 December 8
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 12 October 11 December 12