Academic Calendar and Important Dates




January 12 – May 6, 2022


 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 12 – May 6

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 12 – March 4

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 14 – May 6

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021
Faculty Report January 6 January 6 March 10
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 6 – 7 January 6 – 7 January 6 – 7
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 9 January 9 January 9
Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) January 10 January 10 January 10
Convocation January 11 January 11 January 11
First Day of Classes January 12 January 12 March 14
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 13 January 13 March 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 17 January 17 Does not apply to MS2
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 24 January 24 January 24
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January 24 January 18 March 17
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 28 January 24 March 23
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 18

Does not apply to mini-semesters

Does not apply to mini-semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 23

Does not apply to mini-semesters

Does not apply to mini-semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) March 1

March 1

March 1
Spring Break March 7 – 11 Does not apply to MS1 Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 31 February 17 April 19
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Spring Holiday April 15 Does not apply to MS1 April 15
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59 pm) (no refund) April 29 February 25 April 29
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) April 29 February 25 April 29
Final Exams May 2 – 6 March 3 – 4 May 5 – 6
Last Day of Classes May 6 March 4 May 6

Commencement

May 6 – 7 May 6 – 7 May 6 – 7
Residence Halls Close May 7 May 7 May 7
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 10 March 8 May 10

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 17
Spring Holiday April 15

 

May 11 – August 4, 2022


 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3) 

May 11 – July 1

Ten Week Term                               

 

May 25 – August 4

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

May 25 – June 29

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 4)

June 14 – August 4

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

June 30 – August 4

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February 25, 2022 February 25, 2022 February 25, 2022 February 25, 2022 February 25, 2022
Faculty Report May 9 May 23 May 23 June 10 June 28
Residence Halls Open May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24
First Day of Classes May 11 May 25 May 25 June 14 June 30
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 12 May 26 May 26 June 15 July 1
Memorial Day Holiday May 30 May 30 May 30

Does not apply 

to MS4

Does not apply 

to MS2

Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May 16 June 1 May 27 June 17 July 5
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) May 20 June 8 June 1 June 23 July 7
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Independence Day Holiday

Does not apply 

to MS3

July 4

Does not apply 

to MS1

July 4 July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) June 9 July 5 June 14 July 13 July 20
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 5 July 5 July 5 July 5 July 5
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) June 24 July 28 June 22 July 28 July 28
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) June 24 July 28 June 22 July 28 July 28
Final Exams June 30 – July 1 August 2 – 4 June 29 August 3 – 4 August 4
Last Day of Classes July 1 August 4 June 29 August 4 August 4
Commencement Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Residence Halls Close August 5 August 5 August 5 August 5 August 5
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July 6 August 8 July 1 August 8 August 8

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 30
Independence Day July 4



 

August 17 – December 9, 2022


 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August 17 – December 9

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August 17 – October 10

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October 11 – December 9

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore March 18, 2022 March 18, 2022 March 18, 2022

Residence Halls Open

August 13 – 14 August 13 – 14 August 13 – 14
Faculty Report August 15 August 15 October 7
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Convocation August 16 August 16 August 16
First day of classes August 17 August 17 October 11
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 18 August 18 October 12
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 26 August 26 August 26
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 26 August 22 October 14
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 2 August 26 October 20
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September 5 September 5 Does not apply to MS2
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) September 23 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) September 27 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) October 3 October 3 October 3
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October 10 October 10 Does not apply to MS2
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October 14 September 15 November 9
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 21 – 25 Does not apply to MS1 November 21 – 25
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) (no refund) December 2 October 3 December 2
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 2 October 3 December 2
Final Exams December 5 – 9 October 7 – 10 December 8 – 9
Last Day of Classes December 9 October 10 December 9
Commencement December 9 – 10 December 9 – 10 December 9 – 10
Residence Halls Close December 10 December 10 December 10
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December 13 October 12 December 13

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 5
Thanksgiving November 24 – 25
Winter Holiday December 23 – January 2

January 18 – May 12, 2023

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 18 – May 12

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 18 – March 10

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 20 – May 12

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore October 15, 2022 October 15, 2022 October 15, 2022
Faculty Report January 12 January 12 March 16
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 12-13 January 12-13 January 12-13
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 15 January 15 January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 16

Does not apply to full term

January 16

Does not apply to MS1

January 16

Does not apply to MS2

Convocation January 17 January 17 January 17
First Day of Classes January 18 January 18 March 20
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 19 January 19 March 21
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 27 January 27 January 27
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature (late fee applies) January 27 January 23 March 23
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) February 3 January 27 March 29
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 24 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 28 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) March 1 March 1 March 1
Spring Break March 13 – 17 Does not apply to MS1 Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 23 February 16 April 19
Spring Holiday April 7 Does not apply to MS1 April 7
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59 pm) (no refund) May 5 March 3 May 5
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) May 5 March 3 May 5
Final Exams May 8 – 12 March 9 – 10 May 11 – 12
Last Day of Classes May 12 March 10 May 12

Commencement

May 12 – 13 May 12 – 13 May 12 – 13
Residence Halls Close May 13 May 13 May 13
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 16 March 14 May 16

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 16
Spring Holiday April 7

May 17 – August 3, 2023

 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May 17 – July 10

Ten Week Term                               

 

May 24 – August 3

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

May 24 – June 28

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 4)

June 14 – August 3

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

June 29 – August 3

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February 15, 2023 February 15, 2023 February 15, 2023 February 15, 2023 February 15, 2023
Faculty Report May 15 May 22 May 22 June 12 June 27
Residence Halls Open May 23 May 23 May 23 May 23 May 23
First Day of Classes May 17 May 24 May 24 June 14 June 29
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 18 May 25 May 25 June 15 June 30
Memorial Day Holiday May 29 May 29 May 29

Does not apply 

to MS4

Does not apply 

to MS2

Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May 22 May 31 May 26 June 19 July 3
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) May 26 June 7 May 31 June 23 July 6
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) June 15 July 3 June 13 July 13 July 19
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3
Independence Day Holiday

July 4

July 4

Does not apply

to MS1

July 4 July 4
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July 3 July 27 June 21 July 27 July 27
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July 3 July 27 June 21 July 27 July 27
Final Exams July 7 & 10 August 1 – 3 June 28 August 2 – 3 August 3
Last Day of Classes July 10 August 3 June 28 August 3 August 3
Commencement Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Residence Halls Close  August 4 August 4  August 4 August 4 August 4
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July 12 August 7 June 30 August 7 August 7

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 29
Independence Day July 4

August 16 – December 8, 2023

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August 16 – December 8

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August 16 – October 10

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October 11 – December 8

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore March 15, 2023 March 15, 2023 March 15, 2023

Residence Halls Open

August 12 – 13 August 12 – 13 August 12 – 13
Faculty Report August 14 August 14 October 9
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Convocation August 15 August 15 August 15
First day of classes August 16 August 16 October 11
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 17 August 17 October 12
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 25 August 25 August 25
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 25 August 21 October 16
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 1  August 25 October 20
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September 4 September 4 Does not apply to MS2
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) September 22 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) September 26 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) October 2 October 2 October 2
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October 9 October 9 Does not apply to MS2
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October 16 September 15 November 8
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 20 – 24 Does not apply to MS1 November 20 – 24
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) (no refund) December  1 October 3 December  1
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 1 October 3 December 1
Final Exams December 4 – 8 October 9 – 10 December 7 – 8
Last Day of Classes December 8 October 10 December 8
Commencement December 8 – 9 December 8 – 9 December 8 – 9
Residence Halls Close December 9 December 9 December 9
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December 12 October 12 December 12

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 4
Thanksgiving November 23-24
Winter Holiday December 22 – January 1

January 17 – May 10, 2024

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 17 – May 10

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 17 – March 8

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 18 – May 10

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore October 15, 2023 October 15, 2023 October 15, 2023
Faculty Report January 11 January 11 March 14
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 11 – 12 January 11 – 12 January 11 – 12
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 14 January 14 January 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 15

Does not apply to Full Term

January 15

Does not apply to MS1

January 15

Does not apply to MS2

Convocation January 16 January 16 January 16
First Day of Classes January 17 January 17 March 18
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 18 January 18 March 19
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 26 January 26 January 26
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature (late fee applies) January 26 January 22 March 21
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) February 2 January 26 March 27
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
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) March 1 March 1 March 1
Spring Break March 11 – 15 Does not apply to MS1 Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 21 February 14 April 17
Spring Holiday March 29 Does not apply to MS1 March 29
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59 pm) (no refund) May 3 March 1 May 3
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) May 3 March 1 May 3
Final Exams May 6 – 10 March 7 – 8 May 9 – 10
Last Day of Classes May 10 March 8 May 10

Commencement

May 10 – 11 May 10 – 11 May 10 – 11
Residence Halls Close May 11 May 11 May 11
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 14 March 12 May 14

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 15
Spring Holiday March 29

May 15 – August 1, 2024

 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May 15 – July 8

Ten Week Term                               

 

May 22 – August 1

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

May 22 – June 26

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 4)

June 12 – August 1

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

June 27 – August 1

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024
Faculty Report May 13 May 20 May 20 June 10 June 25
Residence Halls Open May 21 May 21 May 21 May 21 May 21
First Day of Classes May 15 May 22 May 22 June 12 June 27
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 16 May 23 May 23 June 13 June 28
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May 20 May 29 May 24 June 17 July 1
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) May 24 June 5 May 29 June 21 July 3
Memorial Day Holiday May 27 May 27 May 27

Does not apply

to MS4

Does not apply

to MS2

Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1
Independence Day Holiday

July 4

July 4

Does not apply

to MS1

July 4 July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) June 13 July 1 June 11 July 10 July 17
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July 1 July 25 June 19 July 25 July 25
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July 1 July 25 July 19 July 25 July 25
Final Exams July 5 & 8 July 30 – August 1 June 26 July 31 – August 1 August 1
Last Day of Classes July 8 August 1 June 26 August 1 August 1
Commencement Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Residence Halls Close August 2 August 2 August 2 August 2 August 2
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July 10 August 5 June 28 August 5 August 5

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 27
Independence Day July 4

August – December 2024 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August – December

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August – October

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October – December

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore March March  March 

Residence Halls Open

August  August  August 
Faculty Report August August October
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Convocation August August August
First day of classes August August October
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August August October
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August  August  August
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August  August October
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September August October
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September  September  Does not apply to MS2
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) September  Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) October  Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed) October  October  October 
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October October  Does not apply to MS2
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October September November
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November  Does not apply to MS1 November 
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) (no refund) December  October December
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December  October  December
Final Exams December  October  December 
Last Day of Classes December  October December 
Commencement December  December  December 
Residence Halls Close December December  December
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December  October  December 

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 
Thanksgiving November 
Winter Holiday TBD

January – May 2025 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January – May

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January – March

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March – May

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore TBD TBD TBD
Faculty Report January January March
Curriculum Study and Improvement January  January January 
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January January  January 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January January  Does not apply to MS2
Convocation January January  January 
First Day of Classes January January  March 
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January  January  March 
Disenrollment (financial) January  January  January 
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature February  January  March 
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) February  February  March 
President’s Holiday (Spring Break Make-up Day) February  February  February 
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January   January   January 
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) March  Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) March  Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed)      
Spring Break Day March  March  March 
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) March  February  April 
Spring Holiday April  Does not apply to MS1 April 
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) May March  May 
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) May March 11 May 7
Final Exams May  March  May 
Last Day of Classes May  March  May 
Commencement May  May  May 
Residence Halls Close May  May  May 
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May  May  May 

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 
Spring Holiday April 

May – August 2025 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May – June

Ten Week Term                               

 

May  – August 

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

May  – June 

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 4)

June  – August 

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

June  – August 

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February 2024 February 2024 February 2024 February 2024 February 2024
Faculty Report May  May  May  June  June 
Residence Halls Open May  May  May  May  May 
First Day of Classes May May  May  June  June 
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May  May  May  June  June 
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May  May  May  June  July 
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) May  June  May  June  July 
Memorial Day Holiday May  May  May 

Does not apply

to MS4

Does not apply

to MS2

Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Independence Day Holiday

Does not apply 

to MS3

July 

Does not apply

to MS1

July  July 
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) June  July  June  July  July 
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July  July  July  July  July 
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) June  July  June  July  July 
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) June  July  July 19 July 25 July 25
Final Exams June  July – August June  July  – August  August 
Last Day of Classes June  August  June  August  August 
Commencement Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester Does not apply to Summer semester
Residence Halls Close August  August  August  August  August 
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July  August  June  August  August 

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 
Independence Day July 

August – December 2025 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August  – December 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August  – October 

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October  – December 

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore March  March  March 
Disenrollment (financial) August  August  August 
Faculty Report August  August  October 
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open August  August  August 
Convocation August  August  August 
First Day of Class August  August  October 
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor Signature August  August  October 
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor Signature August  August  October 
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August  August  August 
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September  August  October 
Labor Day Holiday September  September  Does not apply to MS2
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) September   Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) September   Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee ($50 Late Fee Assessed) October  October  October 
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term with Late Fee Assessed ($50 Late Fee Assessed)      
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October  October  Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” by 4:59 p.m. (no refund)   extended to provide flexibility due to ongoing COVID situation December  October  December 
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November  Does not apply to MS1 November 
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) (no refund) December 

October 

December 
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 

October 

December 
Final Exams December  October  December 
Last Day of Classes December  October  December 
Commencement December  December  December 
Residence Halls Close December  December  December 
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December  October  December 

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 
Thanksgiving November 
Winter Holiday December – January