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Important Dates for Students

May 26 – August 5, 2021

 

 

Ten Week Term

May 26 – August 5

First Five Week Term 

(Mini-Semester 1)

May 26 – June 30

Second Five Week Term 

(Mini-Semester 2)

July 1 – August 5

Eight Week Term 

(Mini-Semester 3)

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

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

July 6

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

August 10

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

July 26

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

University Holidays for Students

Memorial Day Holiday May 31
Independence Day Holiday 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

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” 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 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

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

October 15

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

December 15

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

University Holidays for Students

Labor Day Holiday September 6
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 – 26

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

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 16 – March 17
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
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 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 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
Final Grades Available

May 11

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

March 9

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

May 11

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

University Holidays for Students

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

May 11 – August 4, 2022

 

Ten Week Term

May 25 – August 4

First Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

May 25 – June 29

Second Five Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

June 30 – August 4

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 3)

May 11 – July 1

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 4)

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

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

August 9

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

August 9

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

August 9

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

August 9

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

University Holidays for Students

Memorial Day Holiday May 30
Independence Day Holiday July 4

 

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: August  – December , 2022

 

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

August – December 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

August  – October 

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

October  – December 

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) August  August  August 
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open August  August  August 
First Day of Classes August  August  October 
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature August  August  October 
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) August  – August  August  – August  October  – October 
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  August  August  October 
Degree Application Deadline (without a late fee) August  August  August 
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable August  August  August 
Residency Tuition Application Deadline September  September  September 
Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September  August  October 
Labor Day Holiday September  September  September 
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) September   Does not apply to Mini-Semesters Does not apply to Mini-Semesters
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming) 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 4:59 p.m. (no refund) December 

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

December 

Final Exams December  October  December 
Last Day of Classes December  October  December 
Commencement December  December  December 
Residence Halls Close December  December  December 
Final Grades Available

December 

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

December 

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

December 

(Only if the instructor of the course submits final grades)

University Holidays for Students

Labor Day Holiday September 
Thanksgiving Holiday November 

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: January  – May 2023

 

 

16 Week Term

(Full Term)

January  – May 

First Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 1)

January  – March 

Second Eight Week Term

(Mini-Semester 2)

March  – May 

Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable      
Residence Halls Open January  January  January 
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday January  January  January 
First Day of Classes January  January  March 
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January  January  March 
Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) January  January  January 
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) January  – February  January  – January  March  – March 
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  February  January  March 
Degree Application Deadline January  January  January 
Residency Tuition Application Deadline February  February  February 
Last Day to Cancel Registration (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) February  February  March 
President’s Holiday (Spring Break Make-up Day) February  February  February 
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) March  Does not apply to Mini-Semesters Does not apply to Mini-semesters
Spring Break Day March  March  March 
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) March  February  April 
Spring Holiday April  April  April 
Summer and Fall Registration Begins Registration Schedule Registration Schedule Registration Schedule
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) May 

March 

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS1 courses)

May 

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS2 courses)

Final Exams May  March  May 
Last Day of Classes May  March  May 
Commencement May  May  May 
Residence Halls Close May  May  May 
Final Grades Available May  May  May 

University Holidays for Students

Martin Luther King Holiday January 
 Spring Break Holiday February 
Spring Break Holiday March 
 Spring Holiday April 

Residency / In-State Tuition

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.