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Important Dates for Students

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
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 27 August 27 August 27
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable August 29 August 29 August 29
Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 3 August 27 October 22
Residency Tuition Application Deadline September 3 September 3 September 3
Labor Day Holiday September 6 September 6 Does not apply to MS2
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 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 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

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) TBD TBD TBD
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 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
Last Day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature January 24 January 18 March 17
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 24 January 24 January 24
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 28 January 24 March 23
Residency Tuition Application Deadline January 28 January 28 January 28
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 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
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, Jr. Holiday January 17
 Spring Break March 7 – 11
 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

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
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 11 May 25 May 25 June 14 June 30
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 12 May 26 May 26 June 15 July 1
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) May 13 – May 16 May 27 – June 1 May 27 June 16 – June 17 July 5
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
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
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
Residency Tuition Application Deadline June 8 June 8 June 8 June 8 June 8
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

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
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
Final Grades Available

July 7

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

August 9

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

July 5

(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

 

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 

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) TBD TBD  TBD 
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open August 12 -14 August 12 -14 August 12 – 14
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
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) August 19 – August 26  August 19 – August 22 October 13 – October 14
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  August 26 August 22 October 14
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term August 26 August 26 August 26
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD  TBD
Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) September 2 August 26 October 20
Residency Tuition Application Deadline September 2 September 2 September 2
Labor Day Holiday September 5 September 5 Does not apply to MS2
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) September 23 – 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 4:59 p.m. (no refund) 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
Final Grades Available

December 14

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

October 13

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

December 14

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

University Holidays for Students

Labor Day Holiday September 5
Thanksgiving Holiday November 21 – 25

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

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance  (financial) TBD TBD TBD
New Student Orientation and Registration Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule Aggie Welcome & Orientation Schedule
Residence Halls Open TBD TBD TBD 
First Day of Classes January 11 January 11 March 13
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s Signature January 12 January 12  March 14 
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) January 13 – 23 January 13 – 17 March 15 – 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 16 January 16 Does not apply to MS2
Last day to Add a Class With Instructor’s Signature  January 23 January 17  March 16 
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term January 23 January 23  January 23 
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Cancel Registration WITHOUT W (Drop online or with Advisor / College) (100% refund) January 27 January 23  March 22 
Residency Tuition Application Deadline January 27 January 27 January 27
Early Performance Grades Available (100 & 200 level courses) February 17 – 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 4:59pm) (no refund) April 28

February 24

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS1 courses)

April 28

(date ONLY applies if registered for all MS2 courses)

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
Final Grades Available May 10 March 8 May 10 

University Holidays for Students

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 16
 Spring Break March 6 – 10
 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

Disenrollment Due to Prior Balance (financial) TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
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 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
First Day of Classes May 10 May 24 May 24 June 14 June 29
Last Day to Add a Class Without Instructor’s signature May 11 May 25 May 25 June 15 July 30
Late Registration Begins (Instructor Signature Required to Add a Class) ($25.00 Late Fee Assessed) May 12 – 15 May 26 – 31 May 26 June 16 – 19 July 3
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
Last Day to Enroll in Payment Plan with University Accounts Receivable TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
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
Residency Tuition Application Deadline June 7 June 7 June 7 June 7 June 7
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
Last Day to Withdraw from a Single Course With a “W” (no refund) June 8 July 3 June 13 July 13 July 19
Deadline to File a Degree Application for Current Term July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3 July 3
Independence Day Holiday

Does not apply to MS3

July 4

Does not apply to MS1

July 4 July 4
Last day to Withdraw from the University (by 4:59pm) (no refund) 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
Final Grades Available

July 6

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

August 8

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

July 3

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

August 8

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

August 8

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

University Holidays for Students

Memorial Day Holiday May 29
Independence Day Holiday July 4

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.