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Academic Calendar 2012-2013


Fall : Spring : Summer

Fall 2012

Date

Day

Description

Aug

20

Mon

New Student Orientation/Registration

Aug

20

Mon

Classes begin at 4:00 p.m.

Aug

21

Tue

First full day of classes

Aug

28

Tue

Last day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run

Aug

29

Wed

Last day to Add classes via Campus Connection*

Aug

29

Wed

Last day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund*

Aug

29

Wed

Last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund*

Aug

30

Thu

Attempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**

Aug

30

Thu

Eligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarship based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.

Sep

1

Sat

Financial aid applied to student accounts

Sep

3

Mon

HOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)

Sep

4-5

Tue-Wed

Fee Payment Event at Bison Connection

Sep

5

Wed

Payments due for NDSU account balances*

Sep

10

Mon

Last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail

Sep

14

Fri

Undergraduate Fall Graduation Applications due

Oct

12

Fri

Grades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'

Oct

15

Mon

Late fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)

Oct

15

Mon

2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins

Oct

22

Mon

Advising begins for Spring semester

Oct

29

Mon

Spring registration begins online

Oct

31

Wed

Graduate student Fall Commencement Application deadline

Nov

9

Fri

Last day to Drop classes with 'W' record*

Nov

9

Fri

Last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall

Nov

9

Fri

Graduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation

Nov

12

Mon

HOLIDAY — Veteran's Day observed (no classes, offices closed)

Nov

15

Thu

Late fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)

Nov

22-23

Thu-Fri

HOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)

Dec

3-7

Mon-Fri

Dead Week

Dec

7

Fri

Last day of Fall classes

Dec

10-14

Mon-Fri

Final Examinations

Dec

14

Fri

Late fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)

Dec

14

Fri

Graduate student Final Disquisition copies due for December graduation

Dec

14

Fri

Commencement ceremony — All degrees (4:00 p.m., Bison Sports Arena)

Dec

20

Thu

Fall grade access begins online

Dec

25

Tue

HOLIDAY — Christmas Day observed (offices closed)

Spring 2013

Date

Day

Description

Jan

1

Tue

HOLIDAY — New Year's Day observed (offices closed)

Jan

7

Mon

New Student Orientation/Registration

Jan

7

Mon

Classes begin at 4:00 p.m.

Jan

8

Tue

First full day of classes

Jan

16

Wed

Last day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run

Jan

17

Thu

Last day to Add classes via Campus Connection*  

Jan

17

Thu

Last day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* 

Jan

17

Thu

Last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund

Jan

18

Fri

Attempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**

Jan

18

Fri

Eligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.

Jan

20

Sun

Financial aid applied to student accounts

Jan

21

Mon

HOLIDAY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)

Jan

22-23

Tue-Wed

Fee Payment Event at Bison Connection

Jan

23

Wed

Payments due for NDSU account balances*

Jan

28

Mon

Last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail 

Feb

1

Fri

Undergraduate Spring Graduation Applications due

Feb

18

Mon

HOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)

Mar

1

Fri

Grades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'

Mar

4

Mon

2nd half (8-week session) of Spring semester begins

Mar

11-15

Mon-Fri

Spring Break Week (no classes, offices open)

Mar

15

Fri

Late fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)

Mar

15

Fri

Graduate student Spring Commencement Application deadline

Mar

18

Mon

Advising begins for Summer/Fall semesters

Mar

25

Mon

Summer/Fall registration begins online

Mar 29-Apr 1

Fri

HOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)

Apr

5

Fri

Last day to Drop classes with 'W' record*

Apr

5

Fri

Last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring

Apr

8

Mon

Graduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation

Apr

15

Mon

Late fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)

Apr 29-May 3

Mon-Fri

Dead Week

May

3

Fri

Last day of Spring classes

May

6-10

Mon-Fri

Final Examinations 

May

10

Fri

Graduate student Final Disquisition copies due for May graduation

May

11

Sat

Commencement ceremony (10:00 a.m., FargoDome)

May

16

Thu

Spring grade access begins online

Summer 2013

The full (12-week) summer session is May 14 - August 2.

Standard 4-week Session   

Date

Day

Description

May

14

Tue

Classes begin for 4-week and full 12-week sessions

May

14

Tue

Last day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session

May

15

Wed

Last day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 4-week session*

May

15

Wed

Last day for no-record Drop of 4-week session classes @ 100% refund*

May

17

Fri

Last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session

May

19

Sun

Last day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session

May

20

Mon

Last day to Add classes via Campus Connection for full 12-week session*

May

20

Mon

Last day for no-record Drop of full 12-week session classes @ 100% refund*

May

27

Mon

HOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)

May

29

Wed

Last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session

May

30

Thu

Last day to Drop standard 4-week classes with 'W' record*

Jun

7

Fri

Last day of 4-week session classes

Standard 8-week Session

Date

Day

Description 

Jun

11

Tue

Classes begin for 8-week session

Jun

11

Tue

Undergraduate Summer Graduation Application due

Jun

13

Thu

Last day for Wait Lists to run for 8-week session

Jun

14

Fri

Last day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 8-week session*

Jun

14

Fri

Last day for no-record Drop of 8-week session classes @ 100% refund*

Jun

15

Sat

Eligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.

Jun

18

Tue

Financial aid applied to student accounts

Jun

20

Thu

Last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session

Jun

21

Fri

Payments due for NDSU Summer account balances*

Jul

4

Thu

HOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)

Jul

5

Fri

Graduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation

Jul

8

Mon

Last day to Drop full 12-week session classes with 'W' record*

Jul

17

Wed

Last day to Drop standard 8-week classes with 'W' record*

Aug

2

Fri

Graduate student Final Disquisition copies due for August graduation

Aug

2

Fri

Last day of Summer classes

Aug

8

Thu

Summer grade access begins online

Aug

14

Wed

Late fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)


* Indicates transactions may be done online via Campus Connection until 11:59 p.m. All other transactions must be done in the respective office or at Bison Connection during business hours. 

** SAP = Satisfactory Academic Progress, which is calculated on completion of attempted credits, GPA and length of program to determine financial aid eligibility for all students.

Short Courses: Deadlines for courses shorter than the standard session are prorated based on length of course and start/end states (see the Variable Length Session Drop/Add Deadlines section of the Academic Dates & Deadlines page).

Holds: Registration may be prevented by certain holds. Holds may be viewed on Campus Connection. 

Students are responsible for registration activity, meeting deadlines and staying current with accounts. Check schedules and holds frequently and plan accordingly.


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