• Community college students and Weekend College students should refer to their separate calendars as appropriate.
  • 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

  • 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

    For 2014-2015 Freshman Orientation Program Dates: Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

 

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