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Northwest Missouri State University


Calendars and Dates

Summer 2015 | Fall 2015 | Academic Calendar

Summer 2015 Important Dates

June 8 Mon Degree Applications for Summer Graduation due in Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Aug 17 Mon Official Graduation Date (Trimester end)
Aug 18 Tue All Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 19 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 7 - May 11 Online Verification Available
May 8 Fri Textbook Pickup for preregistered students -- The Station from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
May 11 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 12 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May Session course
May 18 Mon Last date to place a May Session course on audit
Last date to place a May Session course on pass/fail
May 21 Thu Last date to drop a May session course
May 25 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
May 27 Wed Last date to withdraw from May Session
June 5 Fri May Session ends

Session 2 (June) Dates

May 7 - June 8 Online Verification Available
June 8 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 9 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June Session course
June 15 Mon Last date to place a June Session course on audit
Last date to place a June Session course on pass/fail
June 18 Thu Last date to drop a June Session course
June 23 Tue Last date to withdraw from June Session
July 2 Thu June Session ends

Session 3 (July) Dates

May 7 - July 6 Online Verification Available
July 6 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 7 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July Session course
July 13 Mon Last date to place a July Session course on audit
Last date to place a July Session course on pass/fail
July 16 Thu Last date to drop a July Session course
July 21 Tue Last date to withdraw from July Session
July 31 Fri July Session ends

Session 4 (August) Dates

May 7 - Aug 3 Online Verification Available
Aug 3 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 4 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 7 Fri Last date to drop a August Session course
Aug 11 Tue Last date to withdraw from August Session
Aug 17 Mon August Session ends

Session 1 and 2 (May/June) Date

May 7 - May 12 Online Verification Available
May 11 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 12 Tue Last date to enroll or add a May/June Session
May 13 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May/June Session
May 21 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 25 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 5 Fri Last date to drop a May/June Session course
June 16 Tue Last date to withdraw from May/June Session course
July 2 Thu May/June Session courses end

Session 2 and 3 (June/July) Dates

May 7 - June 9 Online Verification Available
June 8 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 9 Tue Last date to enroll or add a June/July Session course
June 10 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June/July Session course
June 18 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 2 Thu Last date to drop a June/July Session course
July 3 Fri Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 13 Mon Last date to withdraw from June/July Session course
July 31 Fri June/July Session courses end

Session 3 and 4 (July/August) Dates

May 7 - July 7 Online Verification Available
July 6 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 7 Tue Last date to enroll or add a July/August Session course
July 8 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July/August Session course
July 16 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 24 Fri Last date to drop a July/August Session course
July 31 Fri Last date to withdraw from July/August Session course
Aug 17 Mon July/August Session courses end

Session 1 - 3 (May through July) Dates

May 7 - May 14 Online Verification Available
May 11 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 14 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 22 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 25 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 19 Fri Last date to drop a May through July course
July 3 Fri Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 6 Mon Last date to withdraw from a May through July course
July 31 Fri Session 1 - 3 (May through July) ends

Trimester (May through August) Dates

May 7 - May 14 Online Verification Available
May 11 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 14 Thu Last date to enroll or add a trimester course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a trimester course
May 25 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
May 29 Fri Last date to place a trimester course on audit
June 22 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
June 29 Mon Last date to drop a trimester course
July 3 Fri Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 15 Wed Last date to withdraw from a trimester course
Aug 17 Mon Trimester ends
Aug 17 Mon Official Graduation Date

Fall 2015 Important Dates

Aug 20-31 Online Verification Available
Aug 28 Fri Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aug 29 Sat General Registration -- Administration Building, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aug 30 Sun Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 31 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
Sept 1 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Sept 4 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and receive 100% refund
Sept 6 Sun Late registration ends
Last day to add or enroll in a trimester course
Sept 7 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 10 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Sept 18 Fri Last date to change a trimester course to audit
Sept 23 Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Oct 12 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
Oct 12-16 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Oct 16 Fri First block ends
Oct 19 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Oct 20 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a second-block course
Oct 23 Fri Walkout Day
Oct 24 Sat Homecoming
Oct 26 Mon Last date to drop a trimester course
Oct 26 Mon Preregistration for Spring 2016 begins
Oct 29 Thu Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Nov 4 Wed Last date to withdraw from the University
Nov 12 Thu Last date to drop a second-block course
Nov 20 Fri Preregistration appointments for Spring 2016 end
Nov 24 Tue Thanksgiving recess begins 5 p.m.
Nov 30 Mon Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m.
Dec 11 Fri Classwork ends
Second Block ends
Dec 14-18 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Dec 18 Fri Trimester Ends
Commencement
Undergraduate delayed grades from Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 due in Registrar's Office
Dec 21 Mon Final grades due by 10 a.m.