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Important Dates for Students

January 25 – May 14, 2021

 

 

Full Term

(16 Week Term)

January 25 – May 14

Mini-Semester 1 (MS1)

(First 8 Week Term)

January 25 – March 18

Mini-Semester 2 (MS2)

(Second 8 Week Term)

March 19 – May 14

Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable      
Residence Halls Open January 17 January 17 January 17
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday January 18 January 18 January 18
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 Due to Prior Balance (financial) January 26 January 26 January 26
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) January 27 – February 3 January 27 – January 28 March 24 – March 25
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  February 3 January 28 March 25
Degree Application Deadline January 29 January 29 January 29
Residency Tuition Application Deadline February 12 February 12 February 12
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
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) March 5 – 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
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) May 7

March 11

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS1 courses)

May 7

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS2 courses)

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
Final Grades Available May 19 May 19 May 19

University Holidays for Students

Martin Luther King Holiday January 18
 Spring Break Holiday February 15
Spring Break Holiday March 23
 Spring Holiday April 2

May 26 – August 5, 2021

 

 

10 Week Term

May 26 – August 5

First 5 Week Term (SU1)

May 26 – June 30

Second 5 Week Term (SU2)

July 1 – August 5

8 Week Term (SU3)

May 26 – July 21

New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open May 25 May 25 May 25 May 25
First Day of Classes 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
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) May 28 – June 2 May 28 July 6 May 28 – June 1
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  June 2 May 28 July 6 June 1
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable June 6 June 6 June 6 June 6
Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) Does not apply to the Summer semester Does not apply to the Summer semester Does not apply to the Summer semester Does not apply to the Summer semester
Residency Tuition Application Deadline June 9 June 9 June 9 June 9
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (100% refund) June 9 June 2 July 8 June 7
Degree Application Deadline July 12 July 12 July 12 July 12
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) Does not apply to the Summer semester Does not apply to Summer/Mini-semester Does not apply to Summer/Mini-semester Does not apply to the Summer semester
Independence Day Holiday July 5 July 5 July 5 July 5
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
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
Final Grades Available August 10 July 6 August 10 July 26

University Holidays for Students

Memorial Day Holiday May 31
Independence Day Holiday July 5

August 18 – December 10, 2021

 

 

Full Term

(16 Week Term)

August 18 – December 10

Mini-Semester 1 (MS1)

(First 8 Week Term)

August 18 – October 12

Mini-Semester 2 (MS2)

(Second 8 Week Term)

October 13 – December 10

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) August 2 August 2 August 2
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
First Day of Classes August 18 August 18 October 13
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature August 19 August 19 October 14
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) August 20 – August 27 August 20 – August 23 October 15 – October 18
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  August 27 August 23 October 18
Degree Application Deadline (without a late fee) August 27 August 27 August 27
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable August 29 August 29 August 29
Residency Tuition Application Deadline September 3 September 3 September 3
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
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) September 24 – 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 the University by 4:59 p.m. (no refund) December 3

October 5 (date ONLY applies if registered for all MS1 courses)

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
Final Grades Available December 15 December 15 December 15

University Holidays for Students

Labor Day Holiday September 6
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 – 26

January 12 – May 6, 2022

 

Full Term

(16 Week Term)

January 12 – May 6

Mini–Semester 1 (MS1)

(First 8 Week Term)

January 12 – March 4

Mini–Semester 2 (MS2)

(Second 8 Week Term)

March 14 – May 6

Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable      
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
First Day of Classes January 12 January 12 March 14
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD
Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 13 January 13 March 15
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) January 14 – January 24 January 14 – January 18 March 18 – March 21
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
Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 28 January 24 March 23
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) February 18 – 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
Final Exams May 2 – 6 March 14 – 15 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
Final Grades Available May 11 May 11 May 11

University Holidays for Students

Martin Luther King Holiday January 17
 Spring Break March 7 – 11
 Spring Holiday April 15

May 11 – August 4, 2022

 

10 Week Term

May 25 – August 4

First 5 Week Term (SU1)

May 25 – June 29

Second 5 Week Term (SU2)

June 30 – August 4

First 8 Week Term (SU3)

May 11 – July 1

Second 8 Week Term (SU4)

June 14 – August 4

New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
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 Due to Prior Balance (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
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) May 27 – June 1 May 27 July 5 May 13 – May 16 June 16 – June 17
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature June 1 May 27 July 5 May 16 June 17
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) June 8 June 1 July 7 May 20 June 23
Early Performance Grades Available(100 & 200 level courses) 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
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
Final Grades Available August 9 August 9 August 9 August 9 August 9

University Holidays for Students

Memorial Day Holiday May 30
Independence Day Holiday July 4

 

Residency

The last day to submit a Residency Tuition Application is listed above. For further information concerning residency, please visit Residency for Tuition Purposes.

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for the Fall semester must apply online at MyNMSU by date listed above. A $25 late fee will be assessed for any application received after that date. Please visit Commencement for more information on degree application deadlines.

Schedule Changes

Change of Schedule forms, with instructions for making schedule changes, are available on the forms page of the University Student Records website.

Any schedule changes may affect your financial obligation to the University. Please visit University Accounts Receivable  for more information.

Students may drop their courses via the web up until the “Last Day Drop a Course without a “W”.” After that date has passed, the official withdrawal procedures must be completed at your Deans’ Office, Advising Center, or University Student Records Office.

Note: Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the University and fail to attend classes may receive failing grades and will be liable for all tuition and fees. Students may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.