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Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

January 16 – May 10, 2019

  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 March 4 May 3
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 3 March 4 May 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

May 22 – August 1, 2019

  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 22 May 22 June 27 May 22
Disenrollment (financial) May 23 May 23 May 23 May 23
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature May 23 May 23 June 28 May 23
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature May 29 May 24 July 1 May 28
Last Day to Cancel Registration June 5 May 29 July 3 June 3
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College June 5 May 29 July 3 June 3
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online June 5 May 29 July 3 June 3
Census June 5 May 29 July 3 June 3
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” July 1 June 11 July 17 June 21
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) July 25 June 19 July 25 July 5
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) July 25 June 19 July 25 July 10
Last Day of Term August 1 June 26 August 1 July 17
Grading Closes – Final Grades Due (5:00 p.m.) August 5 June 28 August 5 July 19

August 21 – December 13, 2019

  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 21 August 21 October 15
Disenrollment (financial) August 22 August 22 August 22
Last Day to Add a Class – W/O Instructor Signature August 22 August 22 October 16
Last Day to Add a Class – W/ Instructor Signature August 30 August 26 October 18
Last Day to Cancel Registration September 6 August 30 October 24
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College September 6 August 30 October 24
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online September 6 August 30 October 24
Census September 6 August 30 October 24
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) September 27  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) October 1  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” October 18 September 19 November 13
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) December 6

October 7

December 6
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 6 October 7 December 6
Last Day of Term December 13 October 14 December 13
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 17 October 16 December 17

January 22 – May 15, 2020

  Full Term (16 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Eight Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Eight Week Term)
First day of classes January 22, 2020 January 22, 2020 March 16, 2020
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature January 23, 2020 January 23, 2020 March 17, 2020
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature January 31, 2020 January 27, 2020 March 19, 2020
Last day to drop without a “W” February 7, 2020 January 31, 2020 April 1, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a “W” March 19, 2020 February 19, 2020 April 22, 2020
Last day to withdraw from the university by 4:59pm May 8, 2020 March 6, 2020 May 8, 2020
Last day of classes May 15, 2020 May 13, 2020 May 15, 2020
Final grades available May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020

May 27 – August 6, 2020

  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)
First day of classes May 27, 2020 May 27, 2020 July 1, 2020 May 27, 2020
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature May 28, 2020 May 28, 2020 July 2, 2020 May 28, 2020
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature June 3, 2020 May 29, 2020 July 6, 2020 June 1, 2020
Last day to drop without a “W” June 9, 2020 June 2, 2020 July 8, 2020 June 5, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a “W” July 6, 2020 June 15, 2020 July 21, 2020 June 25, 2020
Last day to withdraw from the university by 4:59pm July 30, 2020 June 23, 2020 July 30, 2020 July 14, 2020
Last day of classes August 6, 2020 June 30, 2020 August 6, 2020 July 21, 2020
Final grades available August 11, 2020 August 11, 2020 August 11, 2020 August 11, 2020

August 19 – December 11, 2020

  Full Term (16 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Eight Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Eight Week Term)
First day of classes August 19, 2020 August 19, 2020 October 13, 2020
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 20, 2020 August 20, 2020 October 14, 2020
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 28, 2020 August 24, 2020 October 16, 2020
Last day to drop without a “W” September 4, 2020 August 28, 2020 October 22, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a “W” October 16, 2020 September 17, 2020 November 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw from the university by 4:59pm December 4, 2020 October 5, 2020 December 4, 2020
Last day of classes December 11, 2020 October 12, 2020 December 11, 2020
Final grades available December 16, 2020 December 16, 2020 December 16, 2020

January 20 – May 14, 2021

  Full Term (16 Week Term) Mini–Semester 1 (First Eight Week Term) Mini–Semester 2 (Second Eight Week Term)
First day of classes January 20, 2021 January 20, 2021 March 15, 2021
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature January 21, 2021 January 21, 2021 March 16, 2021
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature January 29, 2021 January 25, 2021 March 18, 2021
Last day to drop without a “W” February 5, 2021 January 29, 2021 March 31, 2021
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a “W” March 18, 2021 February 17, 2021 April 21, 2021
Last day to withdraw from the university by 4:59pm May 7, 2021 March 5, 2021 May 7, 2021
Last day of classes May 14, 2021 May 12, 2021 May 14, 2021
Final grades available May 19, 2021 May 19, 2021 May 19, 2021