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Northwest Missouri State University


Academic Calendar

For all academic calendar events, visit the University Calendar.




2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

Academic Year 2017-18

Fall 2017

Wednesday Aug. 23 University/College Meetings
Thursday Aug. 24 Department Planning/Development
Friday Aug. 25 Department Planning/Development
Saturday Aug. 26 General Registration
Monday Aug. 28 Classes begin
Monday Sept. 4 Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 13 First block ends (34 days)
Monday Oct. 16 Second block begins (36 days)
Friday Oct. 20 Walk-Out Day
Tuesday Nov. 21 Thanksgiving Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday Nov. 27 Classes resume
Monday Dec. 11 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 15 Finals end
Friday Dec. 15 Commencement
Monday Dec. 18 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2018

Wednesday Jan. 3 University College Meetings
Wednesday Jan. 3 General Registration
Thursday Jan. 4 Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 5 Department Planning/Development
Friday Jan. 5 General Registration
Monday Jan. 8 Classes begin
Monday Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday Feb. 23 First block ends (34 days)
Monday Feb. 26 Second block begins (35 days)
Friday March 16 Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
Monday March 26 Classes resume
Monday April 23 Finals begin
Friday April 27 Finals end
Saturday April 28 Commencement
Monday April 30 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2018

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 7 First session begins and Registration
Monday May 28 Memorial Day -- no classes
Monday June 4 First session ends
Wednesday June 6 Second session begins and Registration
Tuesday July 3 Second session ends
Wednesday July 4 July 4 Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 9 Third session begins and Registration
Friday Aug. 3 Third session ends
Monday Aug. 6 Fourth session begins and Registration
Friday Aug. 17 Fourth session ends
Monday Aug. 20 Grades due at 10 a.m.

Approved by the Board of Regents on February 7, 2014

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 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
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 at 7 p.m.)
Saturday May 4 Commencement (ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
Monday May 6 Grades due at 10 a.m.
     

Summer 2019

Three four-week sessions, followed by one two-week session
Monday May 13 First session begins
Monday May 13 Registration
Monday May 27 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 7 First session ends
Monday June 10 Second session begins
Monday June 10 Registration
Wednesday July 3 Second session ends
Thursday July 4 July 4 Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 8 Third session begins
Monday July 8 Registration
Friday Aug. 2 Third session ends
Monday Aug. 5 Fourth session begins
Monday Aug. 5 Registration
Monday Aug. 19 Fourth session ends
Tuesday Aug. 20 Grades due at 10 a.m.

Academic Year 2019-20

Fall 2019

Friday Aug. 16 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Friday Aug. 16 General Registration
Monday Aug. 19 School/Department Planning/Development
Tuesday Aug. 20 School/Department Planning/Development
Wednesday Aug. 21 Fall classes begin
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 1 begins
Monday Sept. 2 Labor Day -- no classes
Friday Oct. 11 1st Block ends (37 days)
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 1 ends (37 days)
Monday Oct. 14 2nd Block begins
Monday-Friday Oct. 14-18 Online break -- No online classes
Monday Oct. 21 WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 begins
Friday Oct. 25 Walk-Out Day -- no classes (*Proposed; subject to change per Homecoming date)
Monday-Friday Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
WB/WO, Online Professional classes still in session
Monday Dec. 2 Classes resume
Friday Dec. 6 Classes end -- Fall 2nd Block (34 days)
Monday Dec. 9 Finals begin
Friday Dec. 13 Finals end
Friday Dec. 13 WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 ends
Friday Dec. 13 Commencement ceremonies
Monday Dec. 16 Grades due by 10 a.m.
     

Spring 2020

Monday Dec. 16 Online Intercession begins
Friday Jan. 10 Online Intercession ends
Friday Jan. 10 General Registration
Friday Jan. 10 University/Academic Unit Meetings
Monday Jan. 13 Online Intercession grades due 10 a.m.
Monday Jan. 13 School/Department Planning/Development
Tuesday Jan. 14 School/Department Planning/Development
Wednesday Jan. 15 Spring classes begin
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 1 begin
Monday Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day -- no classes
Friday March 6 1st Block ends (37 days)
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 1 ends (37 days)
Monday March 2 2nd Block begins (35 days)
Monday-Friday March 9-13 Spring Break
Online break -- No online classes
Monday March 16 Classes resume: 2nd block begins
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 begins
Friday May 1 Classes end -- Spring 2nd Block (35 days)
WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 ends (35 days)
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 Registration
Tuesday May 12 1st Block (4 week) begins
WB/WO, Online Profressional Block 1 begins
Monday May 25 Memorial Day -- no classes
Friday June 5 1st Block (4 week) ends
Monday June 8 Registration
Monday June 8 2nd Block (4 week) begins
3rd Block (8 week) begins
Friday June 26 WB/WO, Online Professional Block 1 ends (7 week)
Monday June 29 WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 begins
Thursday July 2 2nd block (4 week) ends
Friday July 3 Independence Day Holiday -- no classes
Monday July 6 Registration
Monday July 6 4th Block (4 week) begins
Friday July 31 3rd Block (8 week) ends
4th Block (4 week) ends
Monday Aug. 3 Grades due by 10 a.m.
Friday Aug. 14 WB/WO, Online Professional Block 2 ends (7 week)
Monday Aug. 17 WB/WO, Online Professional Grades due by 10 a.m.

Pending approval by the Board of Regents