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Academic Calendar 2012-2013


Fall : Spring : Summer

Fall 2012

DateDayDescription
Aug20MonNew Student Orientation/Registration
Aug20MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Aug21TueFirst full day of classes
Aug28TueLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Aug29WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*
Aug29WedLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund*
Aug29WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund*
Aug30ThuAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**
Aug30ThuEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarship based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.
Sep1SatFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Sep3MonHOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
Sep4-5Tue-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Sep5WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Sep10MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Sep14FriUndergraduate Fall Graduation Applications due
Oct12FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Oct15MonLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Oct15Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins
Oct22MonAdvising begins for Spring semester
Oct29MonSpring registration begins online
Oct31WedGraduate student Fall Commencement Application deadline
Nov9FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Nov9FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall
Nov9FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation
Nov12MonHOLIDAY — Veteran's Day observed (no classes, offices closed)
Nov15ThuLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Nov22-23Thu-FriHOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)
Dec3-7Mon-FriDead Week
Dec7FriLast day of Fall classes
Dec10-14Mon-FriFinal Examinations
Dec14FriLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Dec14FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for December graduation
Dec14FriCommencement ceremony — All degrees (4:00 p.m., Bison Sports Arena)
Dec20ThuFall grade access begins online
Dec25TueHOLIDAY — Christmas Day observed (offices closed)

Spring 2013

DateDayDescription
Jan1TueHOLIDAY — New Year's Day observed (offices closed)
Jan7MonNew Student Orientation/Registration
Jan7MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Jan8TueFirst full day of classes
Jan16WedLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Jan17ThuLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*  
Jan17ThuLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* 
Jan17ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund
Jan18FriAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**
Jan18FriEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.
Jan20SunFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jan21MonHOLIDAY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jan22-23Tue-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Jan23WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Jan28MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail 
Feb1FriUndergraduate Spring Graduation Applications due
Feb18MonHOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)
Mar1FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Mar4Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Spring semester begins
Mar11-15Mon-FriSpring Break Week (no classes, offices open)
Mar15FriLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Mar15FriGraduate student Spring Commencement Application deadline
Mar18MonAdvising begins for Summer/Fall semesters
Mar25MonSummer/Fall registration begins online
Mar 29-Apr 1FriHOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)
Apr5FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Apr5FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring
Apr8MonGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation
Apr15MonLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Apr 29-May 3Mon-FriDead Week
May3FriLast day of Spring classes
May6-10Mon-FriFinal Examinations 
May10FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for May graduation
May11Sat

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

May16ThuSpring grade access begins online

Summer 2013

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

Standard 4-week Session   
DateDayDescription
May14TueClasses begin for 4-week and full 12-week sessions
May14TueLast day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session
May15WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 4-week session*
May15WedLast day for no-record Drop of 4-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May17FriLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session
May19SunLast day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session
May20MonLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for full 12-week session*
May20MonLast day for no-record Drop of full 12-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May27MonHOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)
May29WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session
May30ThuLast day to Drop standard 4-week classes with 'W' record*
Jun7FriLast day of 4-week session classes
Standard 8-week Session
DateDayDescription 
Jun11TueClasses begin for 8-week session
Jun11TueUndergraduate Summer Graduation Application due
Jun13ThuLast day for Wait Lists to run for 8-week session
Jun14FriLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 8-week session*
Jun14FriLast day for no-record Drop of 8-week session classes @ 100% refund*
Jun15SatEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.
Jun18TueFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jun20ThuLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session
Jun21FriPayments due for NDSU Summer account balances*
Jul4ThuHOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jul5FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation
Jul8MonLast day to Drop full 12-week session classes with 'W' record*
Jul17WedLast day to Drop standard 8-week classes with 'W' record*
Aug2FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for August graduation
Aug2FriLast day of Summer classes
Aug8ThuSummer grade access begins online
Aug14WedLate 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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