Content | Navigation |

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Fall 2017 : Spring 2018 : Summer 2018

Fall 2017

DateDayDescription
Aug21MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Aug22TueFirst full day of classes
Aug29TueLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Aug30WedLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection* Permit needed after this date.
Aug30WedLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Aug30WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Aug30WedAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Aug30WedEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Sep4MonHOLIDAY — Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
Sep5TueFinancial aid applied to NDSU account balances
Sep6WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Sep11MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Sep15FriUndergraduate/Professional Fall Degree Applications due
Sep18MonLast Day to Add Full Semester Classes. Permit & Appeal needed after this date.
Sep27WedGraduate student Fall Intent to Graduate forms due
Sept29FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund* (full semester classes only).
OctFirstWeekSpring registration schedule available
Oct13FriGrades of 'Incomplete' convert to 'F'
Oct15SunLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Oct16Mon2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins
Oct29SunLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only).
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Oct30-Nov 19MonSpring registration begins online based on total credits completed
Nov9ThursLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Nov9ThursLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall
Nov10FriHOLIDAY — Veterans Day (no classes, offices closed)
Nov15WedLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Nov17FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation
Nov20MonOpen registration for spring
Nov23-24Thu-FriHOLIDAY — Thanksgiving (no classes, offices closed Thursday, offices open Friday)
Nov27MonFall Commencement Participation deadline
Dec4-8Mon-FriDead Week
Dec5TueGrade entry begins
Dec8FriLast day of Fall classes
Dec11-15Mon-FriFinal Examinations
Dec15FriLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Dec15FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for December graduation
Dec15FriCommencement ceremony (2:00 p.m. in Sanford Health Athletic Complex)
Dec19TueGrades due (12:00 p.m.)
Dec19TueFall grade access begins online (late evening)
Dec25MonHOLIDAY — Christmas Day Observed (offices closed)

Spring 2018

DateDayDescription
Jan1MonHOLIDAY — New Year's Day Observed (offices closed)
Jan8MonClasses begin at 4:00 p.m.
Jan9TueFirst full day of classes
Jan15MonHOLIDAY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jan17WedLast day for Campus Connection Wait Lists to run
Jan18ThuLast day to Add classes via Campus Connection* Permit needed after this date.
Jan18ThuLast day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Jan18ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund* (full semester classes only)
Jan18ThuAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jan18ThuEligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m.
Jan23TueFinancial aid applied to NDSU account balances
Jan24WedPayments due for NDSU account balances*
Jan29MonLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail
Feb2FriUndergraduate/Professional Spring and Summer Degree Applications due
Feb5MonLast day to Add full semester classes. Permit & Appeal needed after this date.
Feb16FriGraduate student Spring/Summer Intent to Graduate forms due
Feb19MonHOLIDAY — Presidents' Day (no classes, offices closed)
Feb19MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund* full semester classes only)
MarFirstWeekSummer/Fall schedule available
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.)
Mar22ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund* (full semester classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Mar26-Apr 15MonSummer/Fall registration begins online based on total credits completed
Mar30-Apr 2Fri-MonHOLIDAY -- Spring Recess (no classes, offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)
Apr6FriLast day to Drop classes with 'W' record*
Apr6FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Spring
Apr13FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for May graduation
Apr15SunLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
Apr17TueSpring Commencement Participation deadline
Apr 16MonOpen registration for summer/fall
Apr30-May 4Mon-FriDead Week
May1TueGrade entry begins
May4FriLast day of Spring classes
May7-11Mon-FriFinal Examinations
May11FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for May graduation
May12SatCommencement ceremonies (10:00 & 2:00 in Fargodome)
May15TueLate fees applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
May15TueGrades due (12:00 p.m.)
May15TueSpring grade access begins online (late evening)

Summer 2018

Full 12-week session:May 15 - August 3
Standard 4-week session:May 15 - June 8
Standard 8-week session:June 12 - August 3
All Sessions
DateDayDescription
May28MonHOLIDAY — Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)
May31ThuPayments due for NDSU Summer account balances*
Jun12TueUndergraduate/Professional Summer Degree Application due
Jun15FriAttempted credits calculated for financial aid SAP (11:59 p.m.)**
Jul4WedHOLIDAY — Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
Jul6FriGraduate student Initial Disquisition submission for August graduation
Aug3FriGraduate student Final Disquisition copy due for August graduation
Aug3FriLast day of Summer classes
Aug7TueGrades due (12:00 p.m.)
Aug7TueSummer grade access begins online (late evening)
Aug15WedLate fee applied to unpaid account balances (11:59 p.m.)
4-Week Session
Date
Day
Description
May15TueClasses begin for 4-week session
May15TueLast day for Wait Lists to run for 4-week session
May16WedEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. (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*
May16WedLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (4-week session classes only)
May18FriLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 4-week session
May22TueLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (4-week session classes only)
May22Tue4 week session - Last day to Add Summer courses (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
May28MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (4-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
May30WedFinancial aid applied to NDSU account balances (4-week session)
May31ThuLast day to Drop standard 4-week classes with 'W' record*
Jun8FriLast day of 4-week session classes
8-Week Session
Date
Day
Description
Jun12TueClasses begin for 8-week session
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*
Jun15FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (8-week session classes only)
Jun20WedFinancial aid applied to NDSU account balances (8-week session)
Jun20WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for 8-week session
Jun26Tue8 week session - Last day to Add Summer courses (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
Jun29FriLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (8-week session classes only)
Jul12ThuLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund (8-week session classes only)
No refunds issued for withdraw to zero credits after this date.
Jul18WedLast day to Drop standard 8-week classes with 'W' record*
12-Week Session
Date
Day
Description
May15TueClasses begin for 12-week session
May20SunLast day for Wait Lists to run for full 12-week session
May21MonEligible Pell/TEACH Grants based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. (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*
May21MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (12-week session classes only)
May30WedFinancial aid applied to NDSU account balances (12-week session)
May30WedLast day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail for full 12-week session
Jun11MonLast day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (full 12-week session classes only)
Jun12Tue12 week session - Last day to Add Summer courses (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)
Jul1SunLast 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.
Jul9MonLast day to Drop full 12-week session classes with 'W' record*
Jul9Mon12 week session - Last day to Add Summer courses (appeal needed after this date, contact Registration & Records)

* 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 One Stop 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.


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

Follow NDSU
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • Google Maps

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. 2801 / P.O. Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Office of Registration and Records

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:29:03 AM
Privacy Statement