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Important Dates – Faculty & Staff

January 12 – May 16, 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
First Day of Classes January 12 January 12 March 16
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 13 January 13 March 17
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January 24 January 18 March 21
Last Day to Cancel Registration January 28 January 24 March 25
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College January 28 January 24 March 25
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online January 28 January 24 March 25
Census January 28 January 24 March 25
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
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a “W” March 21 February 11 April 13
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59 pm) April 29 March 1 April 29
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 pm) April 29 March 1 April 29
Last Day of Term May 6 March 15 May 6
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 pm) May 10 March 17 May 10

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
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
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 1 May 27 July 5 May 16 June 17
Last Day to Cancel Registration June 8 June 1 July 7 May 20 June 23
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College June 8 June 1 July 7 May 20 June 23
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online June 8 June 1 July 7 May 20 June 23
Census June 8 June1 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
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” July 5 June 14 July 20 June 9 July 14
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) July 28 June 22 July 28 June 24 July 28
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) July 28 June 22 July 28 June 24 July 28
Last Day of Term August 4 June 29 August 4 July 1 August 4
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) August 8 July 1 August 8 June 6 August 8

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
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
Last day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 26 August 22 October 14
Last Day to Cancel Registration September 2 August 26 October 20
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College September 2 August 26 October 20
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online September 2 August 26 October 20
Census September 2 August 26 October 20
Disenrollment (financial) TBD TBD TBD
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
Last day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” October 13 September 15 November 9
Last Day to Withdraw From the University ( by 4:59pm) December 2 October 3 December 2
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 2 October 3 December 2
Last Day of Term December 9 October 10 December 9
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 13 October 12 December 13

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
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
Last Day to Cancel Registration February 12 February 3 March 31
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College February 12 February 3 March 31
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online February 12 February 3 March 31
Census February 12 February 3 March 31
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
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” March 25 February 23 April 21
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) May 7 March 11 May 7
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 7 March 11 May 7
Last Day of Term May 14 March 18 May 14
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) May 18 May 18 May 18

 

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
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
Disenrollment (financial) May 27 May 27 May 27 May 27
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 2 May 28 July 6 June 1
Last Day to Cancel Registration June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Census June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
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” July 6 June 15 July 21 June 25
Last day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) July 29 June 23 July 29 July 14
Grading Opens – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) July 29 June 23 July 29 July 14
Last Day of Term August 5 June 30 August 5 July 21
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) August 9 July 2 August 9 July 23

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
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
Last Day to Cancel Registration September 3 August 27 October 22
Last Day to Drop/Delete at a College

September 3

August 27 October 22
Last Day to Drop/Delete Online September 3 August 27 October 22
Census September 3 August 27 October 22
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
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course with a “W” October 18 September 16 November 11
Last Day to Withdraw from University (by 4:59 p.m.) December 3

October 5

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

October 5

December 3
Last Day of Term December 10 October 12 December 10
Grading Closes – Final Grading (5:00 p.m.) December 14 October 14 December 14