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Northwest Missouri State University


Academic Calendar

For all academic calendar events, visit the University Calendar.




2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21

Academic Year 2018-19

Fall 2018

Wednesday Aug. 22 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Thursday Aug. 23 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 25 Registration
Monday Aug. 27 Classes begin
Monday Sept. 3 Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 12 First block ends (34 days)
Friday Oct. 12 Walk-Out Day -- no classes (subject to change per Homecoming date)
Monday Oct. 15 Second block begins (36 days)
Tuesday Nov. 20 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Nov. 26 Classes resume
Monday Dec. 10 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 14 Finals end
Friday Dec. 14 Commencement ceremonies
Monday Dec. 17 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2019

Wednesday Jan. 9 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Thursday Jan. 10 Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 11 Registration
Monday Jan. 14 Classes begin
Monday Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday March 1 First block ends (34 days)
Monday March 4 Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 22 Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday April 1 Classes resume
Monday April 29 Finals begin
Friday May 3 Finals end
Friday May 3 Commencement ceremony
Saturday May 4 Commencement ceremonies
Monday May 6 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2019

Monday May 13 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 1 (4-week); Block 1 & 2 (8-week); Full block (12-week)
Monday May 13 Online block 1 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Monday May 27 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 7 Campus block 1 classes end
Monday June 10 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 2 (4-week); Block 2 & 3 (8-week)
Friday June 28 Online block 1 classes end
Monday July 1 Online block 2 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Wednesday July 3 Campus classes end
Block 2; Block 1 & 2
Thursday July 4 Independence Day Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 8 Campus block 3 classes (4-week) begin and registration
Friday Aug. 2 Campus classes end
Block 3; Block 2 & 3; Full Block
Monday Aug. 5 Campus grades due by 10 a.m.
Friday Aug. 16 Online block 2 classes end
Monday Aug. 19 Online class grades due by 10 a.m.

Academic Year 2019-20

Fall 2019

Friday Aug. 16 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Friday Aug. 16 General Registration
Monday Aug. 19 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Tuesday Aug. 20 Academic Unit Planning andDevelopment Meetings
Wednesday Aug. 21 Fall campus classes begin
Wednesday Aug. 21 Online block 1 classes begins
Monday Sept. 2 Labor Day -- No classes
Friday Oct. 11 Campus block 1 classes end
Friday Oct. 11 Online block 1 classes end
Monday Oct. 14 Campus block 2 classes begin
Monday-Friday Oct. 14-18 Online Break -- No online classes
Monday Oct. 21 Online block 2 classes begins
Friday Oct. 25 Walk-Out Day -- no classes (*Proposed; subject to change per Homecoming date)
Monday-Friday Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (online classes still in session)
Monday Dec. 2 Campus classes resume
Friday Dec. 6 Campus classes end
Monday Dec. 9 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 13 Finals end
Friday Dec. 13 Online block 2 classes end
Friday Dec. 13 Commencement ceremonies
Monday Dec. 16 Grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Intersession

Monday Dec. 16 Online intersession classes begin
Friday Jan. 10 Online intersession classes end
Monday Jan. 13 Online intersession grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2020

Friday Jan. 10 General Registration
Friday Jan. 10 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Monday Jan. 13 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Tuesday Jan. 14 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Wednesday Jan. 15 Spring campus classes begin
Wednesday Jan. 15 Online block 1 classes begin
Monday Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday March 6 Campus block 1 classes end
Friday March 6 Online block 1 classes end
Monday-Friday March 9-13 Spring Break
Monday-Friday March 9-13 Online Break
Monday March 16 Campus classes resume
Monday March 16 Campus block 2 classes begin
Monday March 16 Online block 2 classes begin
Friday May 1 Campus classes end
Friday May 1 Online block 2 classes end
Monday May 4 Finals begin
Friday May 8 Finals end
Friday May 8 Commencement ceremony
Saturday May 9 Commencement ceremonies
Monday May 11 Grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2020

Tuesday May 12 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 1 (4-week); Block 1 & 2 (8-week); Full block (12-week)
Tuesday May 12 Online block 1 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Monday May 25 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 5 Campus block 1 classes end
Monday June 8 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 2 (4-week); Block 2 & 3 (8-week)
Friday June 26 Online block 1 classes end
Monday June 29 Online block 2 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Thursday July 2 Campus classes end
Block 2; Block 1 & 2
Friday July 3 Independence Day Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 6 Campus block 3 classes (4-week) begin and registration
Friday July 31 Campus classes end
Block 3; Block 2 & 3; Full Block
Monday Aug. 3 Campus grades due by 10 a.m.
Friday Aug. 14 Online block 2 classes end
Monday Aug. 17 Online class grades due by 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on June 22, 2018

Academic Year 2020-21

Fall 2020

Friday Aug. 14 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Friday Aug. 14 General Registration
Monday Aug. 17 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Tuesday Aug. 18 Academic Unit Planning andDevelopment Meetings
Wednesday Aug. 19 Fall campus classes begin
Wednesday Aug. 19 Online block 1 classes begins
Monday Sept. 7 Labor Day -- No classes
Friday Oct. 9 Campus block 1 classes end
Friday Oct. 9 Online block 1 classes end
Monday Oct. 12 Campus block 2 classes begin
Monday-Friday Oct. 12-16 Online Break -- No online classes
Monday Oct. 19 Online block 2 classes begins
Friday Oct. 23 Walk-Out Day -- no classes (*Proposed; subject to change per Homecoming date)
Monday-Friday Nov. 23-27 Thanksgiving Break (online classes still in session)
Monday Nov. 30 Campus classes resume
Friday Dec. 4 Campus classes end
Monday Dec. 7 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 11 Finals end
Friday Dec. 11 Online block 2 classes end
Friday Dec. 11 Commencement ceremonies
Monday Dec. 14 Grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Intersession

Monday Dec. 14 Online intersession classes begin
Friday Jan. 8 Online intersession classes end
Monday Jan. 11 Online intersession grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2021

Friday Jan. 8 General Registration
Friday Jan. 8 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Monday Jan. 11 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Tuesday Jan. 12 Academic Unit Planning and Development Meetings
Wednesday Jan. 13 Spring campus classes begin
Wednesday Jan. 13 Online block 1 classes begin
Monday Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday March 5 Campus block 1 classes end
Friday March 5 Online block 1 classes end
Monday-Friday March 8-12 Spring Break
Monday-Friday March 8-12 Online Break -- No online classes
Monday March 15 Campus classes resume
Monday March 15 Campus block 2 classes begin
Monday March 15 Online block 2 classes begin
Friday April 30 Campus classes end
Friday April 30 Online block 2 classes end
Monday May 3 Finals begin
Friday May 7 Finals end
Friday May 7 Commencement ceremony
Saturday May 8 Commencement ceremonies
Monday May 10 Grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2021

Tuesday May 11 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 1 (4-week); Block 1 & 2 (8-week); Full block (12-week)
Tuesday May 11 Online block 1 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Monday May 24 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 4 Campus block 1 classes end
Monday June 7 Campus classes begin and registration
Block 2 (4-week); Block 2 & 3 (8-week)
Friday June 25 Online block 1 classes end
Monday June 28 Online block 2 classes (7-week) begin and registration
Friday July 2 Campus classes end
Block 2; Block 1 & 2
Monday July 5 Independence Day Holiday -- no classes
Tuesday July 6 Campus block 3 classes (4-week) begin and registration
Friday July 30 Campus classes end
Block 3; Block 2 & 3; Full Block
Monday Aug. 2 Campus grades due by 10 a.m.
Friday Aug. 13 Online block 2 classes end
Monday Aug. 16 Online class grades due by 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on June 22, 2018