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Northwest Missouri State University


Calendars and Dates

Spring 2016 | Summer 2016 | Fall 2016 | Academic Calendar

Spring 2016 Important Dates

Dec 23, 2015 -
Jan 11, 2016
ONLINE VERIFICATION AVAILABLE
Jan 8 Fri Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan 8 Fri General Registration (1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
Jan 10 Sun Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 11 Mon Classes begin
Textbook Pickup - The Station - 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Degree applications (Spring) to be filed with Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office 
Petitions to Supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Jan 12 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Jan 15 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and
receive 100% refund
Jan 17 Sun Late registration ends
Last date to add or enroll in a trimester course
Jan 18 Mon Martin Luther King Day, no classes
Jan 21 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Jan 29 Fri Last date to change a trimester course to audit

Feb 3

Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Feb 22 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
Feb 22-26 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Feb 26 Fri First block ends
Feb 29 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due to Registrar by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Mar 1 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a second-block course
Mar 4 Fri Last date to drop a trimester course
Mar 9 Wed Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Mar 14 Mon Preregistration for Summer and Fall 2016 begins
Mar 15 Tue Last date to withdraw from the University
Mar 21-25 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 30 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Apr 22 Fri Classwork ends
Second block ends
Apr 25-29 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Apr 29 Fri Undergraduate incomplete grades from Fall 2015 due in Registrar's Office
Last date to return textbooks to Textbook Services
Apr 30 Sat Trimester Ends
Commencement
May 2 Mon Final grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

Summer 2016 Important Dates

June 6 Mon Degree Applications for Summer Graduation due in Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Aug 15 Mon Official Graduation Date (Trimester end)
Aug 16 Tue All Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 17 Wed Target Date for Posting ALL Summer Grades to Transcripts

Off Schedule Class Dates

Dropping Courses: A student may drop designated Off-Schedule Course during the first half of the length of the Off-Schedule Course.  Off-Schedule Courses must be dropped by completing forms in the Registrar's Office.  Off-Schedule Courses cannot be dropped on CatPAWS once the course has started.

Withdrawal: If a student is only enrolled in one course that is designated as Off-Schedule, the student may withdraw from the University before two-thirds of the length of the course has expired.  A "W" will be recorded on the transcript for the Off-Schedule course.

Refunds for Off-Schedule Courses: Off-Schedule and varying length course drop and withdrawal refund dates are prorated according to the actual length of the course and do not follow the schedules below.

Session 1 (May) Dates

May 5 - May 9 Online Verification Available
May 6 Fri Textbook Pickup for preregistered students -- The Station from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
May 9 Mon Session 1 (May) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Last date to enroll or add a May Session course
May 10 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May Session course
May 16 Mon Last date to place a May Session course on audit
Last date to place a May Session course on pass/fail
May 19 Thu Last date to drop a May session course
May 24 Tue Last date to withdraw from May Session
May 30 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 3 Fri May Session ends

Session 2 (June) Dates

May 5 - June 6 Online Verification Available
June 6 Mon Session 2 (June) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Last date to enroll or add a June Session course
June 7 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June Session course
June 13 Mon Last date to place a June Session course on audit
Last date to place a June Session course on pass/fail
June 16 Thu Last date to drop a June Session course
June 21 Tue Last date to withdraw from June Session
July 1 Fri June Session ends

Session 3 (July) Dates

May 5 - July 5 Online Verification Available
July 5 Tue Session 3 (July) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede  (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Last date to enroll or add a July Session course
July 6 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July Session course
July 12 Tue Last date to place a July Session course on audit
Last date to place a July Session course on pass/fail
July 18 Mon Last date to drop a July Session course
July 20 Wed Last date to withdraw from July Session
July 29 Fri July Session ends

Session 4 (August) Dates

May 5 - Aug 1 Online Verification Available
Aug 1 Mon Session 4 (August) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Last date to enroll or add a August Session course
Aug 2 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a August Session course
Last date to place a August Session course on audit
Last date to place a August Session course on pass/fail
Aug 5 Fri Last date to drop a August Session course
Aug 9 Tue Last date to withdraw from August Session
Aug 15 Mon August Session ends

Session 1 and 2 (May/June) Date

May 5 - May 10 Online Verification Available
May 9 Mon Session 1 and 2 (May/June) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 10 Tue Last date to enroll or add a May/June Session
May 11 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May/June Session
May 19 Thu Last date to place a May/June Session course on audit
Last date to place a May/June Session course on pass/fail
May 30 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 3 Fri Last date to drop a May/June Session course
June 14 Tue Last date to withdraw from May/June Session course
July 1 Fri May/June Session courses end

Session 2 and 3 (June/July) Dates

May 5 - June 7 Online Verification Available
June 6 Mon Session 2 and 3 (June/July) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
June 7 Tue Last date to enroll or add a June/July Session course
June 8 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June/July Session course
June 16 Thu Last date to place a June/July Session course on audit
Last date to place a June/July Session course on pass/fail
July 1 Fri Last date to drop a June/July Session course
July 4 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 12 Tue Last date to withdraw from June/July Session course
July 29 Fri June/July Session courses end

Session 3 and 4 (July/August) Dates

May 5 - July 6 Online Verification Available
July 5 Tue Session 3 and 4 (July/August) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
July 6 Wed Last date to enroll or add a July/August Session course
July 7 Thu Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July/August Session course
July 14 Thu Last date to place a July/August Session course on audit
Last date to place a July/August Session course on pass/fail
July 25 Mon Last date to drop a July/August Session course
Aug 1 Mon Last date to withdraw from July/August Session course
Aug 15 Mon July/August Session courses end

Session 1 - 3 (May through July) Dates

May 5 - May 12 Online Verification Available
May 9 Mon Session 1 - 3 (May through July) begins
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 12 Thu Last date to enroll or add a May through July course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May through July course
May 20 Fri Last date to place a May through July course on audit
Last date to place a May through July course on pass/fail
May 30 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 17 Fri Last date to drop a May through July course
July 1 Fri Last date to withdraw from a May through July course
July 4 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 29 Fri Session 1 - 3 (May through July) ends

Trimester (May through August) Dates

May 5 - May 12 Online Verification Available
May 9 Mon Trimester begins (Full Summer Session - May through August)
Registration begins in Admissions Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 12 Thu Last date to enroll or add a trimester course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a trimester course
May 27 Fri Last date to place a trimester course on audit
May 30 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 20 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
June 27 Mon Last date to drop a trimester course
July 4 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 13 Wed Last date to withdraw from a trimester course
Aug 15 Mon Trimester ends
Aug 15 Mon Official Graduation Date

Fall 2016 Important Dates

Aug 18-29 Online Verification Available
Aug 26 Fri Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aug 27 Sat General Registration -- Administration Building, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aug 28 Sun Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 29 Mon Classes begin
Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Degree applications (December) to be filed with Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Aug 30 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Sept 2 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and receive 100% refund
Sept 4 Sun Late registration ends
Last day to add or enroll in a trimester course
Sept 5 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 8 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Sept 16 Fri Last date to change a trimester course to audit
Sept 21 Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Oct 10 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
Oct 10-14 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Oct 14 Fri First block ends
Oct 17 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Oct 18 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a second-block course
Oct 21 Fri Walkout Day
Oct 22 Sat Homecoming
Oct 24 Mon Last date to drop a trimester course
Oct 24 Mon Preregistration for Spring 2017 begins
Oct 27 Thu Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Nov 2 Wed Last date to withdraw from the University
Nov 10 Thu Last date to drop a second-block course
Nov 18 Fri Preregistration appointments for Spring 2017 end
Nov 22 Tue Thanksgiving recess begins 5 p.m.
Nov 28 Mon Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m.
Dec 9 Fri Classwork ends
Second Block ends
Dec 12-16 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Dec 16 Fri Trimester Ends
Commencement
Undergraduate delayed grades from Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 due in Registrar's Office
Dec 19 Mon Final grades due by 10 a.m.