Important Dates and Deadlines Fall 2014

Residency

The last day to submit completed petitions to Registrar’s Office for resident tuition or tuition waivers is September 3, 2014. For further information concerning residency please visit the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office.

Degree Application

Students completing degree requirements for Fall 2014 must apply online at MyNMSU by August 29, 2014. Beginning August 30, 2014, a $25 late fee will be assessed. No degree applications for FALL 2014 will be accepted after October 1, 2014.

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.

The last day to WITHDRAW FROM ALL COURSES IS November 14, 2014. Check with the NMSU-A Admissions and Records Office for short class withdrawal deadlines.

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 2014 Important DatesFull Session
(August 21 - December 12)
1st Eight Week Session
(August 21 - October 14)
2nd Eight Week Session
(October 15 - December 12)
Faculty ReportAugust 19, 2014August 19, 2014August 19, 2014
First Day of ClassesAugust 21, 2014August 21, 2014October 15, 2014
Late Registration
(A late fee of $25 will be assessed.)
August 21-September 2August 21-26October 15-20
Last day to Add a Course Without Instructor's PermissionAugust 22, 2014August 22, 2014October 16, 2014
Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor's Permission Required)September 2, 2014August 26, 2014October 20, 2014
Disenrollment (past debts) Deadline (Students with a balance due from any term prior to Fall 2014 may have their courses for Fall 2014 cancelled if they have not made payment arrangements for pervious term debts by this deadline.)August 22; 5 p.m. MDTAugust 22; 5 p.m. MDTAugust 22; 5 p.m. MDT
Last day to change grading optionAugust 22, 2014August 22, 2014October 16, 2014
Degree Application DeadlineAugust 29, 2014August 29, 2014August 29, 2014
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 1, 2014September 1, 2014NA
In-District tuition classification petition file deadline.September 3, 2014September 3, 2014September 3, 2014
Last Day to Drop/Cancel a Class
(with 100% refund)
September 5, 2014September 2, 2014October 24, 2014
Change admission status deadlineSeptember 5, 2014September 2, 2014October 24, 2014
Tuition Payment Deadline
(Payment plan information found at http://uar.nmsu.edu/payment-plans/)
September 15, 2014September 15, 2014September 15, 2014
Late degree application deadline (carries additional $25 late fee)October 1, 2014October 1, 2014October 1, 2014
Certificate application deadlineOctober 1, 2014October 1, 2014October 1, 2014
Drop Individual Course with a "W" Deadline (except courses carrying designated dates)October 21, 2014September 19, 2014November 12, 2014
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 14, 2014October 2, 2014December 2, 2014
Thanksgiving HolidayMonday - Friday, November 24-28NAMonday - Friday, November 24-28
Final ExamsDecember 8-12, 2014Last day of classesLast day of classes
Last day of ClassesDecember 12, 2014October 14, 2014December 12, 2014
Final Grades DuesTuesday, December 16, 2014Tuesday, December 16, 2014Tuesday, December 16, 2014