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Academic Calendar 2014-2015


Fall 2014 : Spring 2015 : Summer 2015

Fall 2014

DateDayDescription
Aug25MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Aug26TueFirst full day of classes
Sep1MonHOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
Sep2TueLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Sep3WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*
Sep3WedLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Sep3WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Sep3WedAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Sep3WedEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarship based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Sep8MonFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Sep8-10Mon-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Sep10WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Sep15MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Sep19FriUndergraduate/Professional Fall Degree Applications due
Oct3FriGraduate student Fall Intent to Graduate forms due
Oct3FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund* (full semester classes only)
Oct15WedLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Oct17FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Oct20Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins
Oct27MonAdvising begins for Spring semester
Nov2SunLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only).
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Nov3MonSpring registration begins online
Nov11TueHOLIDAY — Veterans Day (no classes, offices closed)
Nov14FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Nov14FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall
Nov15SatLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Nov21FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation
Nov27-28Thu-FriHOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)
Dec1MonUndergraduate/Professional student Fall Commencement Participation deadline
Dec8-12Mon-FriDead Week
Dec12FriLast day of Fall classes
Dec15MonLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Dec15-19Mon-FriFinal Examinations
Dec19FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for December graduation
Dec19FriCommencement, Festival Concert Hall (11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.)
Dec25ThuHOLIDAY — Christmas Day (offices closed)
Dec26FriFall grade access begins online

Spring 2015

DateDayDescription
Jan1ThuHOLIDAY — New Year's Day (offices closed)
Jan12MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Jan13TueFirst full day of classes
Jan19MonHOLIDAY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jan21WedLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Jan22ThuLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*
Jan22ThuLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Jan22ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Jan22ThuAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jan22ThuEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Jan27TueFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jan27-28Tue-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Jan28WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Feb2MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Feb6FriUndergraduate/Professional Spring Degree Applications due
Feb15SunLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Feb16MonHOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)
Feb23MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund* (full semester classes only)
Feb27FriGraduate student Spring Intent to Graduate forms due
Mar6FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Mar9Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Spring semester begins
Mar15SunLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Mar16-20Mon-FriSpring Break Week (no classes, offices open)
Mar23MonAdvising begins for Summer/Fall semesters
Mar26ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Mar30MonSummer/Fall registration begins online
Apr3-6Fri-MonHOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)
Apr10FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Apr10FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring
Apr15WedLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Apr17FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation
Apr21TueUndergraduate/Professional student Spring Commencement Participation deadline
May4-8Mon-FriDead Week
May8FriLast day of Spring classes
May11-15Mon-FriFinal Examinations
May14ThuLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
May15FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for May graduation
May16SatCommencement ceremony (10:00 a.m.)
May21ThuSpring grade access begins online

Summer 2015

Full 12-week session:May 19 - August 7
Standard 4-week session:May 19 - June 12
Standard 8-week session:June 16 - August 7
DateDayDescription
May19TueClasses begin for 4-week and full 12-week sessions
May19TueLast day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session
May20WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 4-week session*
May20WedLast day for no-record Drop of 4-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May22FriLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session
May24SunLast day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session
May25MonHOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)
May25MonLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for full 12-week session*
May25MonLast day for no-record Drop of full 12-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May26TueLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (4-week session classes only)
Jun1MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (4-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Jun3WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session
Jun4ThuLast day to Drop standard 4-week classes with 'W' record*
Jun12FriLast day of 4-week session classes
Jun12FriGraduate student Summer Intent to Graduate forms due
Jun15MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (full 12-week session classes only)
Jun16TueClasses begin for 8-week session
Jun16TueUndergraduate/Professional Summer Degree Application due
Jun18ThuLast day for Wait Lists to run for 8-week session
Jun19FriLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 8-week session*
Jun19FriLast day for no-record Drop of 8-week session classes @ 100% refund*
Jun19FriAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jun19FriEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Jun24WedFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jun24WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session
Jun26FriPayments due for NDSU Summer account balances*
Jul3FriHOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jul3FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (8-week session classes only)
Jul5SunLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (full 12-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Jul10FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation
Jul13MonLast day to Drop full 12-week session classes with 'W' record*
Jul16ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (8-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Jul22WedLast day to Drop standard 8-week classes with 'W' record*
Aug7FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for August graduation
Aug7FriLast day of Summer classes
Aug13ThuSummer grade access begins online
Aug16SunLate 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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NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
Office of Registration and Records
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7981 / Toll Free: +1 (800) 608-6378 / Fax: (701) 231-8959
Campus address: Ceres Hall 110
Physical/delivery address: 1301 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5210 / P.O. Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Monday, December 15, 2014 3:49:19 PM