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Northwest Missouri State University


Calendars and Dates

Spring 2018 | Summer 2018 | Fall 2018 | Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 Important Dates

Dec 20, 2017 -
Jan 8, 2018
ONLINE VERIFICATION AVAILABLE
Jan 5 Fri Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan 5 Fri General Registration (1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
Jan 7 Sun Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 8 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 9 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Jan 12 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and
receive 100% refund
Jan 14 Sun Late registration ends
Last date to add or enroll in a semester course
Jan 15 Mon Martin Luther King Day, no classes
Jan 18 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Jan 26 Fri Last date to change a semester course to audit
Feb 5 Mon 4-Week Grade Assessment due by 10 a.m.
Feb 14 Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Feb 19 Mon Last date to place a semester course on pass/fail
Feb 19-23 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Feb 23 Fri First block ends
Feb 26 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due to Registrar by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Feb 27 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a second-block course
Mar 7 Wed Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Mar 12 Mon Preregistration for Summer and Fall 2018 begins
Mar 19-23 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Apr 2 Mon Last date to drop a semester course
Apr 2 Mon Last date to withdraw from the University
Apr 11 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Apr 20 Fri Classwork ends
Second block ends
Apr 23-27 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Apr 27 Fri Undergraduate incomplete grades from Fall 2017 due in Registrar's Office
Last date to return textbooks to Textbook Services
Apr 28 Sat Semester Ends
Commencement
Apr 30 Mon Final grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

Summer 2018 Important Dates

June 4 Mon Degree Applications for Summer Graduation due in Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Aug 17 Fri Official Graduation Date (Semester end)
Aug 20 Mon All Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 21 Tue 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 80% 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 80% 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 3 - May 7 Online Verification Available
May 4 Fri Textbook Pickup for preregistered students -- The Station from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
May 7 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 8 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May Session course
May 11 Fri Last date to place a May Session course on audit
Last date to place a May Session course on pass/fail
May 28 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
May 29 Tue Last date to drop a May session course
May 29 Tue Last date to withdraw from May Session
June 4 Mon May Session ends

Session 2 (June) Dates

May 3 - June 6 Online Verification Available
June 6 Wed 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 Thu Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June Session course
June 12 Tue Last date to place a June Session course on audit
Last date to place a June Session course on pass/fail
June 27 Wed Last date to drop a June Session course
June 27 Wed Last date to withdraw from June Session
July 3 Tue June Session ends

Session 3 (July) Dates

May 3 - July 9 Online Verification Available
July 9 Mon 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 10 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July Session course
July 13 Fri Last date to place a July Session course on audit
Last date to place a July Session course on pass/fail
July 30 Mon Last date to drop a July Session course
July 30 Mon Last date to withdraw from July Session
Aug 3 Fri July Session ends

Session 4 (August) Dates

May 3 - Aug 6 Online Verification Available
Aug 6 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 7 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 15 Wed Last date to drop a August Session course
Aug 15 Wed Last date to withdraw from August Session
Aug 17 Fri August Session ends

Session 1 and 2 (May/June) Date

May 3 - May 8 Online Verification Available
May 7 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 8 Tue Last date to enroll or add a May/June Session
May 9 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May/June Session
May 16 Wed Last date to place a May/June Session course on audit
Last date to place a May/June Session course on pass/fail
May 28 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 21 Thu Last date to drop a May/June Session course
June 21 Thu Last date to withdraw from May/June Session course
July 3 Tue May/June Session courses end

Session 2 and 3 (June/July) Dates

May 3 - June 7 Online Verification Available
June 6 Wed 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 Thu Last date to enroll or add a June/July Session course
June 8 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June/July Session course
June 15 Fri Last date to place a June/July Session course on audit
Last date to place a June/July Session course on pass/fail
July 4 Wed Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 24 Tue Last date to drop a June/July Session course
July 24 Tue Last date to withdraw from June/July Session course
Aug 3 Fri June/July Session courses end

Session 3 and 4 (July/August) Dates

May 3 - July 10 Online Verification Available
July 9 Mon 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 10 Tue Last date to enroll or add a July/August Session course
July 11 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July/August Session course
July 18 Wed Last date to place a July/August Session course on audit
Last date to place a July/August Session course on pass/fail
Aug 9 Thu Last date to drop a July/August Session course
Aug 9 Thu Last date to withdraw from July/August Session course
Aug 17 Fri July/August Session courses end

Session 1 - 3 (May through July) Dates

May 3 - May 10 Online Verification Available
May 7 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 10 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 18 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 28 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
July 4 Wed Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 18 Wed Last date to drop a May through July course
July 18 Wed Last date to withdraw from a May through July course
Aug 3 Fri Session 1 - 3 (May through July) ends

Semester (May through August) Dates

May 3 - May 10 Online Verification Available
May 7 Mon Semester 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 10 Thu Last date to enroll or add a semester course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a semester course
May 25 Fri Last date to place a semester course on audit
May 28 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 19 Tue Last date to place a semester course on pass/fail
July 4 Wed Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 30 Mon Last date to drop a semester course
July 30 Mon Last date to withdraw from a semester course
Aug 17 Fri Semester ends
Aug 17 Fri Official Graduation Date

Fall 2018 Important Dates

Aug 22-27 Online Verification Available
Aug 24 Fri Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aug 24 Fri General Registration -- Administration Building, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Aug 26 Sun Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 27 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 28 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Aug 31 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and receive 100% refund
Sept 2 Sun Late registration ends
Last day to add or enroll in a semester course
Sept 3 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 6 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Sept 14 Fri Last date to change a semester course to audit
Sept 24 Mon 4-Week Grade Assessments due by 10 a.m.
Oct 3 Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Oct 8 Mon Last date to place a semester course on pass/fail
Oct 8-12 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Oct 12 Fri First block ends
Oct 12 Fri Walkout Day
Oct 13 Sat Homecoming
Oct 15 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Oct 16 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a second-block course
Oct 22 Mon Preregistration for Spring 2019 begins
Oct 24 Wed Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Nov 14 Wed Last date to drop a semester course
Nov 14 Wed Last date to withdraw from the University
Nov 16 Fri Preregistration appointments for Spring 2019 end
Nov 20 Tue Thanksgiving recess begins 5 p.m.
Nov 26 Mon Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m.
Nov 28 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Dec 7 Fri Classwork ends
Second Block ends
Dec 10-14 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Dec 14 Fri Semester Ends
Commencement
Undergraduate incomplete grades from Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 due in Registrar's Office
Dec 17 Mon Final grades due by 10 a.m.