• Community college students and Weekend College students should refer to their separate calendars as appropriate.
  • Summer terms will be built into the summer calendar and disclosed at a later date by the Registrar’s Office.
  • For Freshman and Transfer Student Orientation dates, see Aggie Welcome and Orientation.
  • NMSU-Las Cruces campus official beginning and end dates are in italics.

 

  • August 21 – December 12, 2014

     Campus Housing Opens  Sunday, August 17
     Faculty Report Monday, August 18
     Fall Convocation  Tuesday, August 19
     Instruction Begins Thursday, August 21
     Late Registration Thursday, August 21
    Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Friday, August 22
     Deadline For Filing Degree Application
    (Students meeting requirements at end of fall)
    Friday, August 29
     Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 1
    Last Day to add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Tuesday, September 2
     Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
    (Except courses carrying designated dates)
    Tuesday, October 21
     Last Day to Withdraw from the University Friday, November 14
     Thanksgiving Holiday for Students Monday – Friday, November 24 – 28
     EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, December 8-12
     Last Day of Classes Friday, December 12
     Commencement Saturday, December 13
     Campus Housing Closes Saturday, December 13
     Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 16

     

  • January 15 – May 8, 2015

     Faculty Report Thursday, January 8
     Curriculum Study & Improvement of Instruction Thursday – Friday, January 8 – 9
     Campus Housing Opens Sunday, January 11
     Spring Convocation Tuesday, January 13
     Program/Registration for New Students Wednesday, January 14
     Instruction Begins Thursday, January 15
     Late Registration Thursday, January 15
     Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Friday, January 16
     Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 19
     Deadline for Filing Degree Application
    (Students meeting requirements at end of spring)
    Friday, January 23
    Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Tuesday, January 27
     Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
    (Except courses carrying designated dates)
    Monday, March 16
     Spring Break Monday – Friday, March 23-27
     Spring Holiday Friday, April 3
     Last Day to Withdraw from the University Friday, April 17
     EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, May 4 – 8
     Last Day of Classes Friday, May 8
     Commencement Saturday, May 9
     Campus Housing Closes Saturday, May 9
     Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 12

    Community college students and weekend college students should refer to their separate calendars as appropriate.

  • May 28 – August 6, 2015

     Memorial Day Holiday  Monday, May 25
     Campus Housing Opens Wednesday (noon), May 27
     Registration for New Students Wednesday, May 27
     Faculty Report Wednesday, May 27
     Instruction Begins Thursday, May 28
     Last day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Friday, May 29
     Last day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Wednesday, June 3
     Independence Day Holiday Friday, July 3
     Deadline for Filing Degree Application Monday, July 6
     Last Day to Drop Course with “W” Tuesday, July 7
     Last Day to Withdraw from the University Thursday, July 23
     Last Day of Classes Thursday, August 6
     Campus Housing Closes Friday, August 7
     Final Grades Due Monday, August 10

    Summer terms will be built into the summer calendar and disclosed at a later date by the Registrar’s Office. For 2014-2015 Freshman Orientation Program Dates: Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

 

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