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Academic Calendar and Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

January 25 – May 14, 2021

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 25 – May 14

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 25 – March 18

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 19 – May 14

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 Does not apply to MS2
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 WITHOUT W (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 Does not apply to MS1 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

  Ten Week Term

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

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

Does not apply 

to MS2

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 WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Independence Day Holiday July 5

Does not apply 

to MS1

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

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August 18 – December 10

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August 18 – October 12

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October 13 – December 10

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 8
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 WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 3 August 27 October 22
Labor Day Holiday September 6 September 6 Does not apply to MS2
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 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 3 October 5 December 3
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule

Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 – 26 Does not apply to MS1 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

 

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
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 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 22

Does not apply to mini-semesters

Does not apply to mini-semesters
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 17 February 10 April 12
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 12 – 14 August 12 – 14 August 12 – 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
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 11 – May 5, 2023

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 11 – May 5

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 11 – March 3

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 13 – May 5

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore October 15, 2022 October 15, 2022 October 15, 2022
Faculty Report January 5 January 5 March 9
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 TBD TBD TBD
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 Does not apply to MS2
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 WITHOUT W (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 Does not apply to MS1 Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 16 February 10 April 12
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) 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 TBD TBD TBD
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) May 9 March 7 May 9

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

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

May 10 – August 3, 2023

 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May 10 – June 30

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 8 May 22 May 22 June 12 June 27
Residence Halls Open May 8 May 8 May 8 May 8 May 8
First Day of Classes May 10 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 11 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 15 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 19 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 8 July 3 June 13 July 13 July 19
Independence Day Holiday

Does not apply

to MS3

July 4

Does not apply

to MS1

July 4 July 4
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) June  23 July 27 June 21 July 27 July 27
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) June 23 July 27 June 21 July 27 July 27
Final Exams June 29 – 30 August 1 – 3 June 28 August 2 – 3 August 3
Last Day of Classes June 30 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 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July 5 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

TBD TBD TBD
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
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 TBD TBD TBD
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 10 – May 3, 2024

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January 10 – May 3

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January 10 – March 1

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March 11 – May 3

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore October 15, 2023 October 15, 2023 October 15, 2023
Faculty Report January 4 January 4 March 7
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 TBD TBD TBD
Convocation January 9 January 9 January 9
First Day of Classes January 10 January 10 March 11
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 11 January 11 March 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 15 January 15 Does not apply to MS2
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 22 January 22 January 22
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January 22 January 16 March 14
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 26 January 22 March 20
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 am) February 16 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 pm) February 20 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Spring Break March 4 – 8 Does not apply to MS1 Does not apply to MS2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” (no refund) March 14 February 8 April 10
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) April 26 February 23 April 26
Grading Opens (5:00 pm) April 26 February 23 April 26
Final Exams April 29 – May 3 April 30 – March 1 May 2 – 3
Last Day of Classes May 3 March 1 May 3

Commencement

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

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

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

May 8 – August 1, 2024

 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May 8 – June 28

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 6 May 20 May 20 June 10 June 25
Residence Halls Open TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
First Day of Classes May 8 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 9 May 23 May 23 June 13 June 28
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature May 13 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 17 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
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 6 July 1 June 11 July 10 July 17
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1 July 1
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) June 21 July 25 June 19 July 25 July 25
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) June 21 July 25 July 19 July 25 July 25
Final Exams June 27 – 28 July 30 – August 1 June 26 July 31 – August 1 August 1
Last Day of Classes June 28 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 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) July 2 August 5 June 28 August 5 August 5

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Memorial Day May 27
Independence Day July 4

August 21 – December 13, 2024

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August 21 – December 13

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August 21 – October 15

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October 16 – December 13

Faculty Textbook Orders Due to NMSU Bookstore March 15, 2024 March 15, 2024 March 15, 2024

Residence Halls Open

TBD TBD  TBD 
Faculty Report August 19 August 19 October 14
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Convocation August 20 August 20 August 20
First day of classes August 21 August 21 October 16
Last day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 22 August 22 October 17
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 30 August 30 August 30
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 30 August 26 October 21
CENSUS – Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 6 August 30 October 25
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday September 2 September 2 Does not apply to MS2
Grading Opens – Early Performance (8:00 a.m.) September 27 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Grading Closes – Early Performance (5:00 p.m.) October 1 Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters Does Not Apply To Mini-Semesters
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) October 14 October 14 Does not apply to MS2
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) October 21 September 20 November 13
Spring Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Thanksgiving Holiday November 25 – 29 Does not apply to MS1 November 25 – 29
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) (no refund) December  6 October 8 December 6
Grading Opens (5:00 p.m.) December 6 October 8 December 6
Final Exams December 9 – 13 October 14 – 15 December 12 – 13
Last Day of Classes December 13 October 15 December 13
Commencement December 13 – 14 December 13 – 14 December 13 -14 
Residence Halls Close TBD TBD TBD
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (5:00 p.m.) December 17 October 17 December 17

Administrative Holidays

Offices Closed in Observance

Labor Day September 2
Thanksgiving November 26 – 27
Winter Holiday December 24 – January 1