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Fall 2014 Calendar

Full Semester 5 Week I (SU1) 5 Week II (SU2)
Classes Begin Aug 21 Aug 21  Oct 15
Campus Restriction (Students can only register at their primary campus.) Apr 10 – Aug 6
Campus Restriction Lifted (Students can register for courses not offered at their primary campus.)  Aug 7-22
Late Registration. A late fee of $25 will be assessed.  Aug 21-22  Aug 21-22  Oct 15-20
Degree Application Deadline  Aug 29  Aug 29  Aug 29
Last Day to Add a Course  Aug 22  Aug 22  Oct 20
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (Census Date). * If a course is dropped before the Census Date, the course will be removed from the class schedule. Students may drop themselves from courses through Census Date. After that, students must meet with an Academic Advisor.  Sep 5  Sep 2  Oct 24
 Labor Day Holiday  Sep 1  Sep 1
 Mid Semester Advising  Oct 8  Oct 8
 Late Degree Application Deadline  Oct 1  Oct 1  Oct 1
Last Day to Drop a Course with a “W.” * A grade of “W” is assigned to all courses for which a student officially withdraws after the census date.  Oct 21  Sep 19  Nov 10
Last Day to Withdraw from the University. 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.  Nov 14  Oct 2  Dec 2
Fall Break, Thanksgiving Holiday for Students  Nov 24-28  Nov 24-28  Nov 24-28
Thanksgiving Holiday (office closed)  Nov 27-28  Nov 27-28  Nov 27-28
Final Exam Week  Dec 8-12
Last Day of Classes  Dec 12  Oct 14 Dec 12

Spring 2015 Calendar

Spring Term 8-Week I (MS1) 8-Week II (MS2)
New Student Orientation. See front office to register.
Campus Restriction (Students can only register at their primary campus.) Nov 6 – Dec 31
Campus Restriction Lifted (Students can register for courses not offered at their primary campus.) Jan 1-27
Classes Begin Jan 15 Jan 15 Mar 11
Late Registration. A late fee of $25 will be assessed. Jan 15-27 Jan 15-21 Mar 11-16
Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission Jan 16 Jan 16 Mar 12
Martin Luther King Holiday (campus closed) Jan 19 Jan 19
Degree Application Deadline Jan 23 Jan 23 Jan 23
Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor’s permission required) Jan 27 Jan 21 Mar 16
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” (Census Date). * If a course is dropped before the Census Date, the course will be removed from the class schedule. Students may drop themselves from courses through Census Date. After that, students must meet with an Academic Advisor. Jan 30 Jan 27 Mar 20
Late Degree Application Deadline Mar 3 Mar 3 Mar 3
Mid-Semester Advising Mar 10 Mar 10 Mar 10
Last Day to Drop a Course with a “W.” * A grade of “W” is assigned to all courses for which a student officially withdraws after the census date. Mar 16 Feb 13 Apr 16
Spring Holiday (campus closed) Apr 3 Apr 3 Apr 4
Spring Break (Spring Break for NMSU Las Cruces is March 24-28) Apr 6-11 Apr 6-11 Apr 6-11
Last Day to Withdraw from the University. 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. Apr 17 Feb 26 Apr 29
Final Exam Week May 4-8
Last Day of Classes May 8 Mar 10 May 8
Commencement May 8, 6:00p May 8, 6:00p May 8, 6:00p