Academic Calendar

Every effort has been made to make the academic calendars as accurate as possible. However, the important dates and deadlines are subject to change at any time.

Academic Calendar

 Fall 2019Spring 2020Summer 2020
Full Session
Summer 2020
Session One
Summer 2020
Session Two
Classes BeginWednesday, 8/28Monday, 1/6Monday, 5/11Monday, 5/11Monday, 6/29
Holiday - University ClosedMonday, 9/2 Monday, 5/25Monday, 5/25Friday, 7/3
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled Monday, 1/20   
Middle of SemesterWednesday, 10/16Wednesday, 2/26Friday, 6/26Wednesday, 6/3Wednesday, 7/22
Spring Break Monday, 3/2 - Friday, 3/6   
Holiday - University ClosedThursday, 11/28 - Friday, 11/29 Friday, 7/3  
Classes EndFriday, 12/6Friday, 4/24Thursday, 8/13Thursday, 6/25Thursday, 8/13
Final ExamsMonday, 12/9 - Friday, 12/13Monday, 4/27 - Friday, 5/1Last Class DayLast Class DayLast Class Day
CommencementsFriday, 12/13 - Saturday, 12/14Friday, 5/1 - Sunday, 5/3   
Holiday - University ClosedTuesday, 12/24 - Wednesday, 12/25    
Holiday - University ClosedTuesday, 12/31 - Wednesday, 1/1    
Important dates and deadlines, including end of tuition refund dates, for all sections can be found by clicking on the section number in the Schedule of Courses.

Other Important Dates

Enrollment Notification

3/12/2019
Notification of Enrollment e-mailed to students for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Enrollment by Appointment Begins

3/29/2019 - 4/11/2019
Enrollment by appointment time begins for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Open Enrollment Begins

4/12/2019
Open Enrollment begins for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Enrollment Deadline

6/9/2019
Undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students who have not enrolled for Fall 2019 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Enrollment System Not Available

6/10/2019 - 7/22/2019
Enrollment system is not available to returning undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students while New Student Orientation (NSO) is in progress.

Enrollment Deadline

7/19/2019
Graduate, graduate certificate, professional students, and teach interns, who have not enrolled for Fall 2019 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Tuition Billing Statements Available

7/20/2019
Initial tuition billing statements for Fall 2019 are available electronically on STUINFO (no paper bills are mailed).

Current Students & NSO Attendees May Adjust Schedules

7/23/2019
Current students and New students who have attended June/July New Student Orientation (NSO) programs may begin to adjust their Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 schedules.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

8/8/2019
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Fall 2019 - a late registration fee of $50 ($25 for amounts due of $0-$200) will be assessed after this date.

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (new students)

8/22/2019
New Freshmen and Transfer students attending an AUGUST orientation can move into residence halls beginning at 8 a.m. (should confirm arrival plans with hall manager prior to arrival).

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (new students)

8/24/2019 - 8/25/2019
New Freshmen and Transfer students who attended orientation in JUNE or JULY can move into residence halls beginning at 8 a.m. (should confirm specific move-in day and time at liveon.msu.edu).

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (returning students)

8/26/2019
Returning student can move into residence halls beginning at 8 a.m.

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

8/27/2019
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Classes Begin

8/28/2019
Classes begin for Fall semester 2019. Students should follow their Monday class schedule on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 2019 classes will meet as normally scheduled.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

8/28/2019
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Fall 2019 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Application for Graduation Deadline

8/30/2019
Degree candidates for Fall should apply for graduation by this date to ensure the listing of your name in the commencement program - https://reg.msu.edu.

Holiday - University Closed

9/2/2019
Holiday - University Closed

Open Add Period Ends

9/4/2019
Online open add period for Fall ends at 8 p.m.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

9/4/2019
Last day to change to or from CR/NC or Visitor for Fall - must be done in the Registrar's Office by 5 p.m.

Final Certification Forms Delivered

9/5/2019
Final certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Tuition Refund Period End

9/23/2019
End of tuition refund period for fall semester courses - no refund after this date. NOTE: Special Session refund dates can be found by clicking on the course section number in the web Schedule of Courses at: https://schedule.msu.edu/.

Final Degree Listings Distributed

9/24/2019
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.

Middle of Semester

10/16/2019
Middle of Fall semester 2019.

Enrollment Deadline

11/8/2019
Graduate, graduate certificate, professional students, and teacher interns, who have not enrolled for Spring 2020 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Enrollment Deadline

11/8/2019
Undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students who have not enrolled for Spring 2020 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Tuition Billing Statements Available

11/9/2019
Initial tuition billing statements for Spring 2020 are available electronically on STUINFO (no paper bills are mailed).

Holiday - University Closed

11/28/2019 - 11/29/2019
Holiday - University Closed

Classes End

12/6/2019
Classes end for Fall semester 2019.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

12/7/2019
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Spring 2020 - a late registration fee of $50 ($25 for amounts due of $0-$200) will be assessed after this date.

Online Grading Available

12/7/2019
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.). Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Final Exams

12/9/2019 - 12/13/2019
Final Exams for Fall semester 2019.

Commencements

12/13/2019 - 12/14/2019
Commencements for Fall semester 2019.

Final Certifications Due

12/13/2019
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Grades Due

12/17/2019
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Theses/Dissertaions Due

12/18/2019
Deadline for graduate degree candidates to turn in theses/dissertations to The Graduate School for Fall 2019.

ASUS Reports Ready

12/18/2019
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for access.

Holiday - University Closed

12/24/2019 - 12/25/2019
Holiday - University Closed

Holiday - University Closed

12/31/2019 - 1/1/2020
Holiday - University Closed

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

1/3/2020
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Classes Begin

1/6/2020
Classes begin for Spring semester 2020.

Final Certification Forms Delivered

1/6/2020
Final certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

1/6/2020
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Spring 2020 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Application for Graduation Deadline

1/10/2020
Degree candidates for Spring and Summer should apply for graduation by this date to ensure the listing of your name in the commencement program - https://reg.msu.edu/.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

1/10/2020
Last day to change to or from CR/NC or Visitor for Spring - must be done in the Registrar's Office by 5 p.m.

Open Add Period Ends

1/10/2020
Online open add period for Spring ends at 8 p.m.

Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

1/20/2020
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

Final Degree Listings Distributed

2/3/2020
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.

Middle of Semester

2/26/2020
Middle of Spring semester 2020.

Spring Break

3/2/2020 - 3/6/2020
Spring Break

Open Enrollment Begins

3/21/2020
Open Enrollment begins for Summer 2020.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

4/18/2020
Initial minimum tuition & fee payment due for Summer 2020.

Classes End

4/24/2020
Classes end for Spring semester 2020.

Online Grading Available

4/25/2020
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.). Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Final Exams

4/27/2020 - 5/1/2020
Final Exams for Spring semester 2020.

Commencements

5/1/2020 - 5/3/2020
Commencements for Spring semester 2020.

Final Certifications Due

5/1/2020
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Grades Due

5/5/2020
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Theses/Dissertations Due

5/6/2020
Deadline for graduate degree candidates to turn in theses/dissertations to The Graduate School for Spring 2020.

ASUS Reports Ready

5/6/2020
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Report ready for access.

Recess/Dismiss Lists

5/8/2020
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Late Enrollment Fee

5/11/2020 - 8/13/2020
Summer students who enroll on the first day of a class will be assessed a $50 late enrollment fee. (Enrollment after the middle of the course term of instruction will result in a late enrollment fee of $100.) NOTE: Summer Session Refund dates can be found by clicking on the course section number in the web Schedule of Courses at https://schedule.msu.edu/.

Classes Begin

5/11/2020
Classes begin for First Summer Session 2020.

Classes Begin

5/11/2020
Classes begin for Full Summer Session 2020.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

5/15/2020
Last day to change to or from CR/NC or Visitor for Full Summer Session - must be done in the Registrar's Office by 5 p.m

Holiday - University Closed

5/25/2020
Holiday - University Closed

Middle of Semester

6/3/2020
Middle of First Summer Session 2020.

Online Grading Available

6/20/2020 - 6/26/2020
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for First Summer Session.

Classes End

6/25/2020
Classes end for First Summer Session 2020.

Middle of Semester

6/26/2020
Middle of Full Summer Session 2020.

Classes Begin

6/29/2020
Classes begin for Second Summer Session 2020.

Grades Due

6/30/2020
All grades for First Summer Session courses are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Holiday - University Closed

7/3/2020
Holiday - University Closed

Middle of Semester

7/22/2020
Middle of Second Summer Session 2020.

Classes End

8/13/2020
Classes end for Full Summer Session 2020.

Classes End

8/13/2020
Classes end for Second Summer Session 2020.

Online Grading Available

8/14/2020
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for Full and Second Summer Sessions.

Grades Due

8/17/2020
All grades for Full and Second Summer Session courses are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

8/18/2020
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for access.