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Northwest Missouri State University


Academic Calendar

2013-14 | 2014-15 | 2015-16 | 2016-17

For all academic calendar events, visit the University Calendar.

Academic Year 2013-14

Fall 2013

Wednesday Aug. 21 University/College Meetings
Thursday Aug. 22 Department Planning/Development
Friday Aug. 23 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 24 General Registration
Monday Aug. 26 Classes begin
Monday Sept. 2
Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 11 First block ends (34 days)
Monday Oct. 14 Second block begins (36 days)
Friday Oct. 25 Walk-Out Day
Tuesday Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Dec. 2
Classes resume
Monday Dec. 9
Finals begin
Friday Dec. 13 Finals end
Friday Dec. 13 Commencement
Monday Dec. 16 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2014

Wednesday Jan. 8 University/College Meetings
Wednesday Jan. 8
Department Planning/Development
Thursday Jan. 9
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 10 General Registration
Monday Jan. 13
Classes begin
Monday Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday Feb. 28
First block ends (34 days)
Monday March 3
Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 21 Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday March 31
Classes resume
Monday April 28 Finals begin
Friday May 2
Finals end
Saturday May 3
Commencement
Monday May 5
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2014

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 12 First session begins and Registration
Monday May 26 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 6
First session ends
Monday June 9
Second session begins and Registration
Thursday July 3 Second session ends
Friday July 4 July 4 Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 7
Third session begins and Registration
Thursday July 31
Commencement
Friday Aug. 1
Third session ends
Monday Aug. 4
Fourth session begins and Registration
Monday Aug. 18 Fourth session ends
Tuesday Aug. 19
Grades due at 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on March 29, 2011 | Revised on Dec. 5, 2011

Academic Year 2014-15

Fall 2014

Wednesday Aug. 20 University/College Meetings
Thursday Aug. 21 Department Planning/Development
Friday Aug. 22 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 23 General Registration
Monday Aug. 25 Classes begin
Monday Sept. 1
Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 10 First block ends (34 days)
Monday Oct. 13 Second block begins (36 days)
Friday Oct. 17 Walk-Out Day
Tuesday Nov. 25 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Dec. 1
Classes resume
Monday Dec. 8
Finals begin
Friday Dec. 12 Finals end
Friday Dec. 12 Commencement
Monday Dec. 15 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2015

Wednesday Jan. 7 University/College Meetings
Thursday Jan. 8
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 9
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 9
General Registration
Monday Jan. 12
Classes begin
Monday Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday Feb. 27
First block ends (34 days)
Monday March 2
Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 20 Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday March 30
Classes resume
Monday April 27 Finals begin
Friday May 1
Finals end
Saturday May 2
Commencement
Monday May 4
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2015

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 11 First session begins and Registration
Monday May 25 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 5
First session ends
Monday June 8
Second session begins and Registration
Thursday July 2 Second session ends
Friday July 3 Staff holiday for July 4 -- no classes
Monday July 6
Third session begins and Registration
Thursday July 30
Commencement
Friday July 31
Third session ends
Monday Aug. 3
Fourth session begins and Registration
Monday Aug. 17 Fourth session ends
Tuesday Aug. 18
Grades due at 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on February 10, 2012

Academic Year 2015-16

Fall 2015

Wednesday Aug. 26 University/College Meetings
Thursday Aug. 27 Department Planning/Development
Friday Aug. 28 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 29 General Registration
Monday Aug. 31 Classes begin
Monday Sept. 7
Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 16
First block ends (34 days)
Monday Oct. 19 Second block begins (36 days)
Friday Oct. 23
Walk-Out Day
Tuesday Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Nov. 30
Classes resume
Monday Dec. 14 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 18 Finals end
Friday Dec. 18 Commencement
Monday Dec. 21
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2016

Wednesday Jan. 6
University College Meetings
Thursday Jan. 7
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 8
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 8 General Registration
Monday Jan. 11
Classes begin
Monday Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday Feb. 26
First block ends (34 days)
Monday Feb. 29
Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 18
Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday March 28 Classes resume
Monday April 25 Finals begin
Friday April 29
Finals end
Saturday April 30
Commencement
Monday May 2
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2016

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 9
First session begins and Registration
Monday May 30
Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 3
First session ends
Monday June 6 Second session begins and Registration
Friday July 1
Second session ends
Monday July 4 July 4 Holiday -- no classes
Tuesday July 5
Third session begins and Registration
Thursday July 28
Commencement
Friday July 29
Third session ends
Monday Aug. 1
Fourth session begins and Registration
Monday Aug. 15
Fourth session ends
Tuesday Aug. 16
Grades due at 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on March 13, 2013

Academic Year 2016-17

Fall 2016

Wednesday Aug. 24 University/College Meetings
Thursday Aug. 25 Department Planning/Development
Friday Aug. 26 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 27 General Registration
Monday Aug. 29
Classes begin
Monday Sept. 5
Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 14
First block ends (34 days)
Monday Oct. 17 Second block begins (36 days)
Friday Oct. 21
Walk-Out Day
Tuesday Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Nov. 28
Classes resume
Monday Dec. 12 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 16 Finals end
Friday Dec. 16 Commencement
Monday Dec. 19
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2017

Wednesday Jan. 4
University College Meetings
Thursday Jan. 5
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 6
Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 6
General Registration
Monday Jan. 9
Classes begin
Monday Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday Feb. 24
First block ends (34 days)
Monday Feb. 27
Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 17
Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday March 27 Classes resume
Monday April 24 Finals begin
Friday April 28
Finals end
Saturday April 29
Commencement
Monday May 1
Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2016

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 8
First session begins and Registration
Monday May 29
Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 2
First session ends
Monday June 5
Second session begins and Registration
Friday June 30
Second session ends
Monday July 3
Third session begins and Registration
Tuesday July 4
July 4 Holiday -- no classes
Thursday July 27
Commencement
Friday July 28
Third session ends
Monday July 31
Fourth session begins and Registration
Monday Aug. 14
Fourth session ends
Tuesday Aug. 15
Grades due at 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on February 7, 2014