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Academic Calendar 2016-2017


Fall 2016 : Spring 2017 : Summer 2017

Fall 2016

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* (full semester classes only)
Aug31WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Aug31WedAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Aug31WedEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarship based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Sep5MonHOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
Sep6TueFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Sep6-7Tue-WedFee Payment Event at One Stop
Sep7WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Sep12MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Sep16FriUndergraduate/Professional Fall Degree Applications due
Sep19MonLast Day to Add Full Semester Classes (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
Sep23FriGraduate student Fall Intent to Graduate forms due
Sept30FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund* (full semester classes only).
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Oct14FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Oct15SatLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Oct17Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins
Oct24MonAdvising begins for Spring semester
Oct30SunLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only).
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Oct31MonSpring registration begins online
Nov10ThursLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Nov10ThursLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall
Nov11FriHOLIDAY — Veterans Day (no classes, offices closed)
Nov15TueLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Nov18FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation
Nov24-25Thu-FriHOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)
Dec2FriFall Commencement Participation deadline
Dec5-9Mon-FriDead Week
Dec6TueGrade entry begins
Dec9FriLast day of Fall classes
Dec12-16Mon-FriFinal Examinations
Dec15ThursLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Dec16FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for December graduation
Dec16FriCommencement ceremony
Dec20TueGrades due (12:00 p.m.)
Dec21WedFall grade access begins online
Dec26MonHOLIDAY — Christmas Day Observed (offices closed)

Spring 2017

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* (full semester classes only)
Jan19ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Jan19ThuAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jan19ThuEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Jan24TueFinancial aid applied to student accounts
Jan24-25Tue-WedFee Payment Event at One Stop
Jan25WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Jan30MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Feb3FriUndergraduate/Professional Spring and Summer Degree Applications due
Feb6MonLast day to Add full semester classes (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
Feb10FriGraduate student Spring Intent to Graduate forms due
Feb20MonHOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)
Feb20MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund*full semester classes only)
Mar3FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Mar6Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Spring semester begins
Mar13-17Mon-FriSpring Break Week (no classes, offices open)
Mar15WedLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Mar20MonAdvising begins for Summer/Fall semesters
Mar23ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Mar27MonSummer/Fall registration begins online
Apr7FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Apr7FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring
Apr14-17Fri-MonHOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)
Apr14FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation
Apr15SatLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Apr18TueSpring Commencement Participation deadline
May1-5Mon-FriDead Week
May2TueGrade entry begins
May5FriLast day of Spring classes
May8-12Mon-FriFinal Examinations
May12FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for May graduation
May13SatCommencement ceremonies (10:00 & 2:00 in Fargodome)
May15MonLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
May16TueGrades due (12:00 p.m.)
May18ThuSpring grade access begins online

Summer 2017

Full 12-week session:May 16 - August 4
Standard 4-week session:May 16 - June 9
Standard 8-week session:June 13 - August 4
DateDayDescription
May16TueClasses begin for 4-week and full 12-week sessions
May16TueLast day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session
May17WedEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. (4-week session)
May17WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 4-week session*
May17WedLast day for no-record Drop of 4-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May17WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (4-week session classes only)
May19FriLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session
May21SunLast day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session
May22MonEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. (full 12-week session)
May22MonLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for full 12-week session*
May22MonLast day for no-record Drop of full 12-week session classes @ 100% refund*
May22MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (12-week session classes only)
May23TueLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (4-week session classes only)
May29MonHOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)
May29MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (4-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
May31WedFinancial aid applied to student accounts (4-week and 12-week sessions)
May31WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session
Jun1ThuLast day to Drop standard 4-week classes with 'W' record*
Jun1ThuPayments due for NDSU Summer account balances*
Jun9FriLast day of 4-week session classes
Jun9FriGraduate student Summer Intent to Graduate forms due
Jun12MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (full 12-week session classes only)
Jun13TueClasses begin for 8-week session
Jun13TueUndergraduate/Professional Summer Degree Application due
Jun15ThuLast day for Wait Lists to run for 8-week session
Jun16FriLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection for 8-week session*
Jun16FriLast day for no-record Drop of 8-week session classes @ 100% refund*
Jun16FriAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jun16FriEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. (8-week session)
Jun16FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (8-week session classes only)
Jun21WedFinancial aid applied to student accounts (8-week session)
Jun21WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session
Jun30FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (8-week session classes only)
Jul2SunLast 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.
Jul4TuesHOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jul7FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation
Jul10MonLast day to Drop full 12-week session classes with 'W' record*
Jul10MonLast day to Add Summer courses (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
Jul13ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (8-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Jul15TuesLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Jul19WedLast day to Drop standard 8-week classes with 'W' record*
Aug4FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for August graduation
Aug4FriLast day of Summer classes
Aug10ThuSummer grade access begins online
Aug15TuesLate 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
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