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Important Dates

Below are deadline dates specific to NMSU-Alamogordo; for a listing of University-wide semester deadlines, see the Important Dates page on the NMSU Registrar’s Office web page.

Residency

The last day to submit completed petitions to Registrar’s Office for resident tuition or tuition waivers is January 31, 2018. For further information concerning residency please visit the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Degree/Certificate Application

Students completing degree requirements for Spring 2018 must apply online at MyNMSU by January 26, 2018. Beginning January 27, 2018, a $25 late fee will be assessed. No degree applications for Spring 2018 will be accepted after March 2, 2018.

The deadline for certificate applications is March 2, 2018

Students should contact their Academic Advisor prior to the graduating semester to ensure all degree requirements have been met.

Schedule Changes

Drop/add forms with instructions for making schedule changes are available at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Any schedule changes may affect your financial obligation to the University. Schedule changes may affect your Financial Aid awards.

Students may drop their courses via the web * through dates listed on the Important Dates page. After this date official withdrawal procedures must be completed at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Withdrawing From the University

Withdrawing begins at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office located in the Student Services Building.

Please see Important Dates for last day to withdraw from the university.

Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the university and fail to attend class(es) may receive failing grades and will be liable for all tuition and fees. Students may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.

VA, Financial Aid, DVR, and any other aid recipients must contact their sponsoring agency prior to dropping a class or withdrawing from the University.

If you choose not to attend NMSU-A, you must officially withdraw from NMSU-A for that specific term.

Residency

The last day to submit completed petitions to Registrar’s Office for resident tuition or tuition waivers is August 30, 2017. For further information concerning residency please visit the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for Fall 2017 must apply online at MyNMSU by August 25, 2017. Beginning August 26, 2017, a $25 late fee will be assessed. No degree applications for Fall 2017 will be accepted after (To Be Determined – usually early October).

Students should contact their Academic Advisor prior to the graduating semester to ensure all degree requirements have been met.

Schedule Changes

Drop/add forms with instructions for making schedule changes are available at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Any schedule changes may affect your financial obligation to the University. Schedule changes may affect your Financial Aid awards.

Students may drop their courses via the web * through dates listed on the Important Dates page. After this date official withdrawal procedures must be completed at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

WithDrawing From the University

Withdrawing begins at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office located in the Student Services Building.

Please see Important Dates for last day to withdraw from the University.

Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the university and fail to attend class(es) may receive failing grades and WILL BE LIABLE FOR ALL TUITION AND FEES. Students may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.

VA, Financial Aid, DVR, and any other aid recipients must contact their sponsoring agency PRIOR to dropping a class or withdrawing from the University.

If you choose not to attend NMSU-A, you must officially withdraw from NMSU-A for that specific term.

Fall Important DatesFull Session
(8/16 - 12/8)
1st 8 weeks
(8/16 - 10/9)
2nd 8 weeks
(10/10 - 12/8)
First Day of ClassesAugust 16August 16October 10
Late Registration
(A late fee of $25 will be assessed.)
August 16 - 25August 16 - 21October 10 - 13
Last Day to Add a Course (Without Instructor's Signature) August 17August 17October 11
Last Day to Add a Course (With Instructor's Signature)August 25August 21October 13
Dis-enrollment (past debts) Deadline
(Students with a balance due for any term prior to Fall 2017 may have their courses for Fall 2017 cancelled if they have not made payment arrangements)
August 17 (5pm MDT)August 17 (5pm MDT)August 17 (5pm MDT)
Degree Application DeadlineAugust 25August 25August 25
In-District Tuition classification petition file deadlineAugust 30August 30August 30
Last Day to Drop/Cancel a Class (with 100% refund) September 1August 25October 19
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 4September 4N / A
Tuition Payment Deadline
(Payment plan information found at http://uar.nmsu.edu/payment-plans/)
September 15September 15September 15
Early Performance Grades Available (100 + 200 level courses)September 26N / AN / A
Late degree application deadline (carries $25 late fee) / Certificate Application DeadlineOctober 2October 2October 2
Last Day to Withdraw From a Single Course with a "W" (except courses carrying designated dates)October 16September 14November 8
Last day to withdraw from the University
Note: Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the University and fail to attend classes may receive failing grades and will be liable for all tuition and fees. Student may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.
November 10September 27November 28
Thanksgiving Holiday (faculty and students)Monday ‑ Friday
November 20‑24
NAMonday ‑ Friday
November 20‑24
Final ExamsDecember 4 - 7Last day of classesLast day of classes
Last day of ClassesDecember 8October 9December 8
Final Grades DuesTuesday, December 12Tuesday, December 12Tuesday, December 12
Final Grades AvailableDecember 13December 13December 13

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for Summer 2017 must apply online at myNMSU by July 10, 2017.

Students should contact their Academic Advisor prior to the graduating semester to ensure all degree requirements have been met.

Schedule Changes

Drop/add forms with instructions for making schedule changes are available at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Any schedule changes may affect your financial obligation to the University. Schedule changes may affect your Financial Aid awards.

Students may drop their courses via the web * through dates listed on the Important Dates page. After this date official withdrawal procedures must be completed at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

WITHDRAWING FROM THE UNIVERSITY

Withdrawing begins at the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office located in the Student Services Building.

Please see important Dates for last day to withdraw from the university.

Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the university and fail to attend class(es) may receive failing grades and WILL BE LIABLE FOR ALL TUITION AND FEES. Students may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.

VA, Financial Aid, DVR, and any other aid recipients must contact their sponsoring agency PRIOR to dropping a class or withdrawing from the University.

If you choose not to attend NMSU-A, you must officially withdraw from NMSU-A for that specific term.

Summer Important DatesFull Session
(5/24 - 8/3)
1st 5 weeks
(5/24 - 6/28)
2nd 5 weeks
(6/29 - 8/3)
First Day of ClassesMay 24May 24June 29
Late Registration
(A late fee of $25 will be assessed.)
May 24 - 31May 24 - 26June 29 - July 3
Last Day to Add a Course (Without Instructor's Permission) May 25May 25June 30
Last Day to Add a Course (With Instructor's Permission)May 31May 26July 3
Dis-enrollment (past debts) Deadline
(Students with a balance due for any term prior to Summer 2017 may have their courses for Summer 2017 cancelled if they have not made payment arrangements)
May 25May 25May 25
Degree/Certificate Application DeadlineJuly 10July 10July 10
Last Day to Drop/Cancel a Class (with 100% refund) June 9May 31July 6
Tuition Payment Deadline
(Payment plan information found at http://uar.nmsu.edu/payment-plans/)
June 15June 15June 15
Drop individual course with a "W" deadline (except courses carrying designated dates)July 3June 13July 19
Last day to withdraw from the University
Note: Students who do not officially withdraw from a course or from the University and fail to attend classes may receive failing grades and will be liable for all tuition and fees. Student may be required to repay a portion or all financial aid received.
July 20June 21July 27
Memorial Day HolidayMay 29May 29
Independence Day HolidayJuly 4July 4
Last day of ClassesAugust 3June 28August 3
Final Grades DueAugust 7August 7August 7
Final Grades AvailableAugust 8August 8August 8