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Northwest Missouri State University


Calendars and Dates

Spring 2017 | Summer 2017 | Fall 2017 | Academic Calendar

Spring 2017 Important Dates

Dec 21, 2016 -
Jan 9, 2017
ONLINE VERIFICATION AVAILABLE
Jan 6 Fri Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan 6 Fri General Registration (1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
Jan 8 Sun Textbook Pickup - The Station 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan 9 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 10 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Jan 13 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and
receive 100% refund
Jan 15 Sun Late registration ends
Last date to add or enroll in a trimester course
Jan 16 Mon Martin Luther King Day, no classes
Jan 19 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Jan 27 Fri Last date to change a trimester course to audit
Feb 1 Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Feb 6 Mon 4-Week Grade Assessment due by 10 a.m.
Feb 20 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
Feb 20-24 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Feb 24 Fri First block ends
Feb 27 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due to Registrar by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Feb 28 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a second-block course
Mar 3 Fri Last date to drop a trimester course
Mar 8 Wed Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Mar 13 Mon Preregistration for Summer and Fall 2017 begins
Mar 14 Tue Last date to withdraw from the University
Mar 20-24 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 29 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Apr 21 Fri Classwork ends
Second block ends
Apr 24-28 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Apr 28 Fri Undergraduate incomplete grades from Fall 2016 due in Registrar's Office
Last date to return textbooks to Textbook Services
Apr 29 Sat Trimester Ends
Commencement
May 1 Mon Final grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

Summer 2017 Important Dates

June 5 Mon Degree Applications for Summer Graduation due in Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Aug 14 Mon Official Graduation Date (Trimester end)
Aug 15 Tue All Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 16 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 4 - May 8 Online Verification Available
May 5 Fri Textbook Pickup for preregistered students -- The Station from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
May 8 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 9 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May Session course
May 15 Mon Last date to place a May Session course on audit
Last date to place a May Session course on pass/fail
May 18 Thu Last date to drop a May session course
May 23 Tue Last date to withdraw from May Session
May 29 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 2 Fri May Session ends

Session 2 (June) Dates

May 4 - June 5 Online Verification Available
June 5 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 6 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June Session course
June 12 Mon Last date to place a June Session course on audit
Last date to place a June Session course on pass/fail
June 15 Thu Last date to drop a June Session course
June 20 Tue Last date to withdraw from June Session
June 30 Fri June Session ends

Session 3 (July) Dates

May 4 - July 3 Online Verification Available
July 3 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 4 Tue Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 5 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July Session course
July 11 Tue Last date to place a July Session course on audit
Last date to place a July Session course on pass/fail
July 17 Mon Last date to drop a July Session course
July 19 Wed Last date to withdraw from July Session
July 28 Fri July Session ends

Session 4 (August) Dates

May 4 - Jul 31 Online Verification Available
Jul 31 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 1 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 4 Fri Last date to drop a August Session course
Aug 8 Tue Last date to withdraw from August Session
Aug 14 Mon August Session ends

Session 1 and 2 (May/June) Date

May 4 - May 9 Online Verification Available
May 8 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 9 Tue Last date to enroll or add a May/June Session
May 10 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a May/June Session
May 18 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 29 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 2 Fri Last date to drop a May/June Session course
June 13 Tue Last date to withdraw from May/June Session course
June 30 Fri May/June Session courses end

Session 2 and 3 (June/July) Dates

May 4 - June 6 Online Verification Available
June 5 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 6 Tue Last date to enroll or add a June/July Session course
June 7 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a June/July Session course
June 15 Thu Last date to place a June/July Session course on audit
Last date to place a June/July Session course on pass/fail
June 30 Fri Last date to drop a June/July Session course
July 4 Tue Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 11 Tue Last date to withdraw from June/July Session course
July 28 Fri June/July Session courses end

Session 3 and 4 (July/August) Dates

May 4 - July 5 Online Verification Available
July 3 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 4 Tue Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 5 Wed Last date to enroll or add a July/August Session course
July 6 Thu Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a July/August Session course
July 13 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 Mon Last date to drop a July/August Session course
July 31 Mon Last date to withdraw from July/August Session course
Aug 14 Mon July/August Session courses end

Session 1 - 3 (May through July) Dates

May 4 - May 11 Online Verification Available
May 8 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 11 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 19 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 29 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 16 Fri Last date to drop a May through July course
June 30 Fri Last date to withdraw from a May through July course
July 4 Tue Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 28 Fri Session 1 - 3 (May through July) ends

Trimester (May through August) Dates

May 4 - May 11 Online Verification Available
May 8 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 11 Thu Last date to enroll or add a trimester course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a trimester course
May 26 Fri Last date to place a trimester course on audit
May 29 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 19 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
June 26 Mon Last date to drop a trimester course
July 4 Tue Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 12 Wed Last date to withdraw from a trimester course
Aug 14 Mon Trimester ends
Aug 14 Mon Official Graduation Date

Fall 2017 Important Dates

Aug 17-28 Online Verification Available
Aug 25 Fri Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aug 26 Sat General Registration -- Administration Building, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Aug 27 Sun Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Aug 28 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 29 Tue Last date to add or enroll in a first-block course
Sept 1 Fri Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and receive 100% refund
Sept 3 Sun Late registration ends
Last day to add or enroll in a trimester course
Sept 4 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 7 Thu Last date to place a first-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block course to audit
Sept 15 Fri Last date to change a trimester course to audit
Sept 25 Mon 4-Week Grade Assessments due by 10 a.m.
Oct 4  Wed Last date to drop a first-block course
Oct 9 Mon Last date to place a trimester course on pass/fail
Oct 9-13 Mon-Fri Mid-term examinations
Oct 13 Fri First block ends
Oct 16 Mon Mid-term deficiency grades due by 10 a.m.
Second block begins
Oct 17 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a second-block course
Oct 20 Fri Walkout Day
Oct 21 Sat Homecoming
Oct 23 Mon Preregistration for Spring 2018 begins
Oct 26 Thu Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Nov 15 Wed Last date to drop a trimester course
Nov 15 Wed Last date to withdraw from the University
Nov 17 Fri Preregistration appointments for Spring 2018 end
Nov 21 Tue Thanksgiving recess begins 5 p.m.
Nov 27 Mon Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m.
Nov 29 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Dec 8 Fri Classwork ends
Second Block ends
Dec 11-15 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Dec 15 Fri Trimester Ends
Commencement
Undergraduate delayed grades from Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 due in Registrar's Office
Dec 18 Mon Final grades due by 10 a.m.