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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

 

Fall Semester 2015

August 19 – December 11, 2015
 Campus Housing Opens  Sunday, August 16
 Faculty Report Monday, August 17
 Fall Convocation Tuesday, August 18
 Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 19
 Late Registration Wednesday, August 19
Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, August 20
 Last Day to add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Friday, August 28
Deadline For Filing Degree Application
(Students meeting requirements at end of fall)
Friday, August 28
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 7
 Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
(Except courses carrying designated dates)
Monday, October 19
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University Friday, November 13
 Thanksgiving Holiday for Students Monday – Friday,  November 23 – 27
 EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, December 7-11
 Last Day of Classes Friday, December 11
 Commencement Saturday, December 12
 Campus Housing Closes Saturday, December 12
 Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 15

 

Spring Semester 2016

January 20 – May 13, 2016
 Faculty Report Thursday, January 14
 Curriculum Study & Improvement of Instruction  Thursday – Friday, January 14 – 15
 Campus Housing Opens Sunday, January 17
 Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 18
 Spring Convocation Tuesday, January 19
 Program/Registration for New Students Tuesday, January 19
 Instruction Begins Wednesday, January 20
 Late Registration Wednesday, January 20
 Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, January 21
Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Friday, January 29
 Deadline for Filing Degree Application
(Students meeting requirements at end of spring)
Friday, January 29
Spring Break Monday – Friday, March 14-18
 Spring Holiday Friday, March 25
  Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
(Except courses carrying designated dates)
Monday, March 28
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University Friday, April 22
 EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, May 9 – 13
 Last Day of Classes Friday, May 13
 Commencement Saturday, May 14
 Campus Housing Closes Saturday, May 14
 Final Grades Due  Tuesday, May 17