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Academic Calendar and Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

January 25 – 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 Bookstore November 13, 2020 November 13, 2020 November 13, 2020
Faculty Report January 21 January 21 March 17
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 21 – 22 January 21 – 22 January 21 – 22
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 17 January 17 January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday January 18 January 18 January 18
Convocation January 26 January 26 January 26
First Day of Classes January 25 January 25 March 19
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 26 January 26 March 22
Disenrollment (financial) January 26 January 26 January 26
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature February 3 January 28 March 25
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) February 12 February 3 March 31
President’s Holiday (Spring Break Make-up Day) February 15 February 15 February 15
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 29  January 29  January 29
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) March 5 Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) March 9 Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply to Mini-Semesters
Spring Break Day March 23 March 23 March 23
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) March 25 February 23 April 21
Spring Holiday April 2 April 2 April 2
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) May 7 March 11 May 7
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) May 7 March 11 May 7
Final Exams May 10 – 14 March 17 – 18 May 13 – 14
Last Day of Classes May 14 March 18 May 14
Commencement May 14 – 15 May 14 – 15 May 14 – 15
Residence Halls Close May 15 May 15 May 15
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 18 May 18 May 18

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr Day January 18
Spring Holiday April 2

May 26 – August 5, 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 Bookstore March 19 March 19 March 19 March 19
Faculty Report May 25 May 25 June 30 May 25
Residence Halls Open May 25 May 25 May 25 May 25
First Day of Class May 26 May 26 July 1 May 26
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature May 27 May 27 July 2 May 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 31 May 31 May 31 May 31
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 2 May 28 July 6 June 1
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Independence Day Holiday July 5 July 5 July 5 July 5
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 12 July 12 July 12 July 12
Disenrollment (financial) 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 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
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
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) July 6 June 15 July 21 June 25
Last day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July 29 June 23 July 29 July 14
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July 29 June 23 July 29 July 14
Final Exams August 3 – 5 June 30 August 5 July 20 – 21
Last Day of Classes August 5 June 30 August 5 July 21

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

Residence Halls Close

August 6 August 6 August 6 August 6
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) August 9 July 2 August 9 July 23

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 31
Independence Day July 5

August 18 – December 10, 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 Bookstore March 30 March 30 March 30
Disenrollment (financial) August 2 August 2 August 2
Faculty Report August 16 August 16 October 11
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open August 13 – 15 August 13 – 15 August 13 – 15
Convocation August 17 August 17 August 17
First Day of Class August 18 August 18 October 13
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor Signature August 19 August 19 October 14
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor Signature August 27 August 23 October 18
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 27 August 27 August 27
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 3 August 27 October 22
Labor Day Holiday September 6 September 6 September 6
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) September 24  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) September 28  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October 11 October 11 October 11
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) October 18 September 16 November 11
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 – 26

November 22 – 26

November 22 – 26
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) (no refund) December 3

October 5

December 3
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 3

October 5

December 3
Final Exams December 6 – 10 October 11 – 12 December 9 – 10
Last Day of Classes December 10 October 12 December 10
Commencement December 10 – 11 December 10 – 11 December 10 – 11
Residence Halls Close December 11 December 11 December 11
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December 14 October 14 December 14

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 6
Thanksgiving November 25-26
Winter Holiday December 24 – January 3

January 12 – May 6, 2022

  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 Bookstore October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021
Faculty Report January 6 January 6 March 14
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
Convocation January 11 January 11 January 11
First Day of Classes January 12 January 12 March 14
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
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 January 17
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 (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 22 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Spring Break March 7 – 11 March 7 – 11 March 7 – 11
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 17 February 10 April 12
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Spring Holiday April 15 April 15 April 15
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59 pm) (no refund) April 29 March 1 April 29
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) April 29 March 1 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 17 May 10

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

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

May 11 – August 4, 2022

  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)

Mini-Semester 4

(Eight Week Term)

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 23 May 23 June 28 May 9 June 10
Residence Halls Open May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24
First Day of Classes May 25 May 25 June 30 May 11 June 14
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 26 May 26 July 1 May 12 June 15
Memorial Day Holiday May 30 May 30 May 30 May 30 May 30
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 1 May 27 July 5 May 16 June 17
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June 8 June 1 July 7 May 20 June 23
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 July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) July 5 June 14 July 20 June 9 July 14
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 11 July 11 July 11 July 11 July 11
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July 28 June 22 July 28 June 24 July 28
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July 28 June 22 July 28 June 24 July 28
Final Exams August 2 – 4 June 29 August 4 June 30 – July 1 August 3 – 4
Last Day of Classes August 4 June 29 August 4 July 1 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.) August 8 July 1 August 8 July 6 August 8

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 30
Independence Day July 4

August 17 – December 9, 2022

  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 Bookstore March 18, 2022 March 18, 2022 March 18, 2022

Residence Halls Open

August 12 – 14 August 12 – 14 August 12 – 14
Faculty Report August 15 August 15 October 7
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 (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 September 5
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
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October 10 October 10 October 10
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October 13 September 15 November 9
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 21 – 25 November 21 – 25 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 9 – 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

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: January 11 – May 5, 2023

  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 Bookstore October XX, 2022 October XX, 2022 October XX, 2022
Faculty Report January 5 January 5  
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 5-6 January 5-6 January 5-6
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 8 January 8 January 8
Convocation January 10 January 10 January 10
First Day of Classes January 11 January 11 March 13
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 12 January 12 March 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 16 January 16 January 16
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 23 January 23 January 23
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January 23 January 17 March 16
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 27 January 23 March 22
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 17 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 21 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Spring Break March 6 – 10 March 6 – 10 March 6 – 10
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 16 February 10 April 12
Spring Holiday April 7 April 7 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) April 28 February 24 April 28
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) April 28 February 24 April 28
Final Exams May 1 – 5 March 2 – 3 May 4 – 5
Last Day of Classes May 5 March 3 May 5

Commencement

May 5 – 6 May 5 – 6 May 5 – 6
Residence Halls Close May 6 May 6 May 6
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 9 March 14 May 9

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr Day January 16
Spring Holiday April 7

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: May 10 – August 3, 2023

  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)

Mini-Semester 4

(Eight Week Term)

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February XX, 2023 February XX, 2023 February XX, 2023 February XX, 2023 February XX, 2023
Faculty Report May 22 May 22 June  May 10 June 
Residence Halls Open May 23 May 23 May 23 May 23 May 23
First Day of Classes May 24 May 24 June XX May 10 June 14
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 25 May 25 July XX May XX June XX
Memorial Day Holiday May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May 31 May XX July XX May XX June XX
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June 6 June XX July XX May XX June XX
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) July 3 June XX July XX June XX July XX
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 10 July 10 July 10 July 10 July 10
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July 27 June  July 27 June  July 27
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July 27 June XX July 27 June XX July 27
Final Exams August 1 – 3 June XX August 3 June 29 – 30 August 2 – 3
Last Day of Classes August 3 June XX August 3 June 30 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.) August 7 August 7 August 7 August 7 August 7

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 29
Independence Day July 4

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: August 16 – December 8, 2023

  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 Bookstore March XX, 2023 March XX, 2023 March XX, 2023

Residence Halls Open

August 11 – 13 August 11 – 13 August 11 – 13
Faculty Report August 14 August 14 October XX
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 25 October XX
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 1  August XX October XX
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September 4 September 4 September 4
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 25 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Indigenous Peoples Day October 9 October 9 October 9
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October 10 September XX November XX
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 20 – 24 November 20 – 24 November 20 – 24
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) (no refund) December  1 October XX December  1
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 1 October XX 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 December 12 December 12

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

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

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: January 10 – May 3, 2024

  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 Bookstore October XX, 2022 October XX, 2022 October XX, 2022
Faculty Report January 4 January 4 March 11
Curriculum Study and Improvement January 4 – 5 January 4 – 5 January 4 – 5
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open January 7 January 7 January 7
Convocation January 9 January 6 January 3
First Day of Classes January 10 January 10 March 13
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 11 January 11 March 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 15 January 15 January 15
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January XX January XX January XX
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January XX January XX March XX
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January XX January XX March XX
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February XX Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February XX Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Spring Break March 4 – 8 March 4 – 8 March 4 – 8
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March XX February XX April XX
Spring Holiday March 29 March 29 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) April XX March XX April XX
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) April 26 March XX April 26
Final Exams April 29 – May 3 April 30 – March 1 May 3
Last Day of Classes May 3 March 1 May 3

Commencement

May 3 – 4 May 3 – 4 May 3 – 4
Residence Halls Close May 4 May 4 May 4
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 7 May 7 May 7

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

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

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: May 8 – August 1, 2024

  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)

Mini-Semester 4

(Eight Week Term)

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore February XX, 2024 February XX, 2024 February XX, 2024 February XX, 2024 February XX, 2024
Faculty Report May XX May XX June XX May 6 June 10
Residence Halls Open May XX May XX May XX May XX May 
First Day of Classes May XX May XX June XX May 8 June 12
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May XX May XX July XX May 9 June 13
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June XX May XX July XX May XX June 
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June XX June XX July XX May XX June 
Memorial Day Holiday May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29
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 July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) July XX June XX July XX June XX July XX
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July XX July XX July XX July XX July XX
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) July XX June XX July XX June XX July XX
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) July XX July XX July XX July XX July XX
Final Exams July 30 – August 1 June XX August 1 June 27 – 28 July 31 – August 1
Last Day of Classes August 1 June XX August 1 June 28 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.) August 4 August 4 August 4 August 4 August 4

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 29
Independence Day July 4

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: August  – December , 2024

  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 Bookstore March XX, 2024 March XX, 2024 March XX, 2024

Residence Halls Open

August  August  August 
Faculty Report August  August  October 
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 (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September  August  October 
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September  September  September 
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.) September  Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Indigenous Peoples Day October  October  October 
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  November  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  December  December 

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 
Thanksgiving November 
Winter Holiday December  – January