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Academic Calendar 2011-2012

Fall : Spring : Summer

Fall 2011

DateDayDescription
Aug22MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Aug23TueFirst full day of classes
Aug30TueLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Aug31WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*
Aug31WedLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund*
Aug31WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund*
Sep1ThuAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**
Sep1ThuEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.
Sep3SatFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Sep5MonHOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
Sep6-7 Tue-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Sep7WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Sep12MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Sep16FriUndergraduate Fall Graduation Applications due
Oct14FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Oct14FriLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Oct17Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins
Oct24MonAdvising begins for Spring semester
Oct30SunGraduate student Fall Commencement Application deadline
Oct31MonSpring registration begins online
Nov10ThuLast day to Drop classes with record (W)*
Nov10ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall
Nov10ThuGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation
Nov11FriHOLIDAY — Veteran's Day (no classes, offices closed)
Nov15TueLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Nov24-25Thu-FriHOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)
Dec5-9Mon-FriDead Week
Dec9FriLast day of Fall classes
Dec12-16Mon-FriFinal examinations
Dec15ThuLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Dec16FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for December graduation
Dec16FriCommencement ceremony — All degrees (4:00 p.m., Bison Sports Arena)
Dec22ThuFall grade access begins online
Dec26MonHOLIDAY — Christmas Day observed (offices closed)

Spring 2012

DateDayDescription
Jan2MonHOLIDAY — New Year's Day observed (offices closed)
Jan9MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Jan10TueFirst full day of classes
Jan16MonHOLIDAY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jan18WedLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Jan19ThuLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection*
Jan19ThuLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund*
Jan19ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund
Jan20FriAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (12:00 a.m.)**
Jan20FriEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 12:00 a.m.
Jan22SunFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jan23-25Mon-WedFee Payment Event at Bison Connection
Jan25WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Jan30MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Feb3FriUndergraduate Spring Graduation Applications due
Feb20MonHOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)
Mar2FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Mar5Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Spring semester begins
Mar12-16Mon-FriSpring Break Week (no classes, offices open)
Mar15ThuLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Mar15ThuGraduate student Spring Commencement Application deadline
Mar19MonAdvising begins for Summer/Fall semesters
Mar26MonSummer/Fall registration begins online
Apr5ThuLast day to Drop classes with record (W)*
Apr5ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring
Apr5ThuGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation
Apr6-9Fri-MonHOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)
Apr15SunLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Apr 30-May 4Mon-FriDead Week
May4FriLast day of Spring classes
May7-11Mon-FriFinal examinations
May11FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for May graduation
May11Fri

Graduate/Professional Commencement ceremony (4:00 p.m., FargoDome)

May12Sat

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

May17ThuSpring grade access begins online

Summer 2012

The full (12-week) summer session is May 15 - August 3.

Standard 4-week Session
DateDayDescription
May15TueClasses begin for 4-week and full 12-week sessions
May 15 Tue Last day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session
May16WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 4-week session*
May16WedLast day for no-record Drop of 4-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May18FriLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session
May20SunLast day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session
May21MonLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for full 12-week session*
May21MonLast day for no-record Drop of full 12-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May28MonHOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)
May30WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session
May31ThuLast day to Drop standard 4-week classes with record (W)*
Jun8FriLast day of 4-week classes
Standard 8-week Session
DateDayDescription
Jun12TueClasses begin for 8-week session
Jun12TueUndergraduate Summer Graduation Application due
Jun14ThuLast day for Wait Lists to run for 8-week session
Jun15FriLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 8-week session*
Jun15FriLast day for no-record Drop of 8-week session classes @ 100% refund*
Jun21ThuLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session
Jun22FriPayments due for NDSU Summer account balances*
Jul4WedHOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jul6FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation
Jul9MonLast day to Drop full 12-week session classes with record (W)*
Jul18WedLast day to Drop standard 8-week classes with record (W)*
Aug3FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copies due for August graduation
Aug3FriLast day of Summer classes
Aug9ThuSummer grade access begins online
Aug15WedLate 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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