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Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

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)
Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore November 8, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 8, 2019
First day of classes January 22 January 22 March 16
Disenrollment (financial) January 23 January 23 January 23
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature January 23 January 23 March 17
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature January 31 January 27 March 19
Last Day to Cancel Registration February 7 January 31 April 1
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College February 7 January 31 April 1
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online February 7 January 31 April 1
Census February 7 January 31 April 1
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 28 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) March 3 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a “W” March 19 February 19 April 22
Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:59 pm) May 8 March 6 May 8
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 pm) May 8 March 6 May 8
Last day of term May 15 May 13 May 15
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 pm) May 19 March 17 May 19

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)
Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020
First Day of Classes May 27 May 27 July 1 May 27
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 28 May 28 July 2 May 28
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 3 May 29 July 6 June 1
Last Day to Cancel Registration June 9 June 2 July 8 June 5
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College June 9 June 2 July 8 June 5
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online June 9 June 2 July 8 June 5
Census June 9 June2 July 8 June 5
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters Does not apply to Summer semesters
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” July 6 June 15 July 21 June 25
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) July 30 June 23 July 30 July 14
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) July 30 June 23 July 30 July 14
Last Day of Term August 6 June 30 August 6 July 21
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) August 10 July 2 August 10 July 23

August 19 – December 11, 2020

  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 20, 2020 March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020
First day of classes August 19 August 19 October 13
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 20 August 20 October 14
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 28 August 24 October 16
Last Day to Cancel Registration September 4 August 28 October 22
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College September 4 August 28 October 22
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online September 4 August 28 October 22
Census September 4 August 28 October 22
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) September 25 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) September 29 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 November 11
Last day to withdraw from the university by 4:59pm December 4 October 5 December 4
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 4 October 5 December 4
Last Day of Term December 11 October 12 December 11
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 15 October 14 December 15

January 20 – May 14, 2021

  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 13, 2020 November 13, 2020 November 13, 2020
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

 

May 27 – August 10, 2021

  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 19, 2021 March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021