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 2017Spring 2018Summer 2018
Full Session
Summer 2018
Session One
Summer 2018
Session Two
Classes BeginWednesday, 8/30Monday, 1/8Monday, 5/14Monday, 5/14Monday, 7/2
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled Monday, 1/15   
Holiday - University ClosedMonday, 9/4 Monday, 5/28Monday, 5/28Wednesday, 7/4
Middle of SemesterWednesday, 10/18Wednesday, 2/28Friday, 6/29Wednesday, 6/6Wednesday, 7/25
Spring Break Monday, 3/5 - Friday, 3/9   
Holiday - University ClosedThursday, 11/23 - Friday, 11/24 Wednesday, 7/4  
Classes EndFriday, 12/8Friday, 4/27Thursday, 8/16Thursday, 6/28Thursday, 8/16
Final ExamsMonday, 12/11 - Friday, 12/15Monday, 4/30 - Friday, 5/4Last Class DayLast Class DayLast Class Day
CommencementsFriday, 12/15 - Saturday, 12/16Friday, 5/4 - Sunday, 5/6   
Holiday - University ClosedMonday, 12/25 - Tuesday, 12/26    
Holiday - University ClosedMonday, 1/1 - Tuesday, 1/2    
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

3/14/2017
Notification of Enrollment e-mailed to students for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Enrollment by Appointment Begins

3/31/2017 - 4/21/2017
Enrollment by appointment time begins for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Open Enrollment Begins

5/6/2017
Open Enrollment begins for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Enrollment Deadline

6/9/2017
Undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students who have not enrolled for Fall 2017 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Enrollment System Not Available

6/12/2017 - 7/24/2017
Enrollment system is not available to returning undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students while Academic Orientation Program (AOP) is in progress.

Enrollment Deadline

7/21/2017
Graduate, graduate certificate, professional students, and teacher interns, who have not enrolled for Fall 2017 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Tuition Billing Statements Available

7/22/2017
Initial tuition billing statements for Fall 2017 are available electronically on STUINFO (no paper bills are mailed).

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

8/10/2017
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Fall 2017 – 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)

8/26/2017
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)

8/27/2017
New Freshmen and Transfer students who attended orientation in JUNE or JULY can move into residence halls beginning at 8 a.m. (should confirm arrival plans with hall manager prior to arrival).

AOP Students May Adjust Schedules

8/28/2017
Summer Academic Orientation Program (AOP) students may begin to adjust their Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 schedules.

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (returning students)

8/28/2017
Returning students can move into residence halls beginning at 8 a.m.

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

8/29/2017
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Classes Begin

8/30/2017
Classes begin for Fall semester 2017.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

8/30/2017
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Fall 2017 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Application for Graduation Deadline

9/1/2017
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

9/4/2017
Holiday - University Closed

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

9/6/2017
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.

Open Add Period Ends

9/6/2017
Online open add period for Fall ends at 8 p.m.

Deficiency Lists and Final Certification Forms Delivered

9/7/2017
Deficiency Lists and Final Certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Tuition Refund Period Ends

9/25/2017
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

9/26/2017
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.

Reporting Completion of I-Incomplete Due

10/18/2017
Final date to report completion of I-incomplete from Spring 2017 and Summer 2017.

Middle of Semester

10/18/2017
Middle of Fall semester 2017; 8 p.m. – deadline to drop full-semester courses for the fall semester with no grade reported (drop deadlines for courses with non-standard meeting dates are available in Schedule of Courses). NOTE: Special Session Middle of the Term dates are calculated separately. See web Schedule of Courses at https://schedule.msu.edu/.

Late Enrollment Fee ($200) Begins

10/19/2017
Late enrollment fee ($200) for Fall 2017 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Deficiency Lists Due

11/3/2017
Deficiency Lists for bachelor and medical degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Enrollment Deadline

11/10/2017
Graduate, graduate certificate, professional students, and teacher interns, who have not enrolled for Spring 2018 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Enrollment Deadline

11/10/2017
Undergraduate, Agricultural Technology, and Veterinary Technology students who have not enrolled for Spring 2018 by 8 p.m. are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Tuition Billing Statements Available

11/11/2017
Initial tuition billing statements for Spring 2018 are available electronically on STUINFO (no paper bills are mailed).

Holiday - University Closed

11/23/2017 - 11/24/2017
Holiday - University Closed

Classes End

12/8/2017
Classes end for Fall semester 2017.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

12/8/2017
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Spring 2018 – a late registration fee of $50 ($25 for amounts due of $0-$200) will be assessed after this date.

Online Grading Available

12/9/2017
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Final Exams

12/11/2017 - 12/15/2017
Final Exams for Fall semester 2017.

Final Certifications Due

12/15/2017
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Commencements

12/15/2017 - 12/16/2017
Commencements for Fall semester 2017.

Grades Due

12/19/2017
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

12/20/2017
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for pickup.

Theses/Dissertations Due

12/20/2017
Deadline for graduate degree candidates to turn in theses/dissertations to The Graduate School for Fall 2017.

Holiday - University Closed

12/25/2017 - 12/26/2017
Holiday - University Closed

Holiday - University Closed

1/1/2018 - 1/2/2018
Holiday - University Closed

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

1/5/2018
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrars Office.

Classes Begin

1/8/2018
Classes begin for Spring semester 2018.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

1/8/2018
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Spring 2018 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Deficiency Lists and Final Certification Forms Delivered

1/11/2018
Deficiency Lists and Final Certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Application for Graduation Deadline

1/12/2018
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

1/12/2018
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

1/12/2018
Online open add period for Spring ends at 8 p.m.

Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

1/15/2018
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

Tuition Refund Period Ends

2/2/2018
End of tuition refund period for Spring 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

2/5/2018
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.

Middle of Semester

2/28/2018
Middle of Spring semester 2018; 8 p.m. – deadline to drop full-semester courses for the spring semester with no grade reported (drop deadlines for courses with non-standard meeting dates are available in Schedule of Courses). NOTE: Special Session Middle of the Term dates are calculated separately. See web Schedule of Courses at https://schedule.msu.edu/.

Reporting Completion of I-Incomplete Due

2/28/2018
Final date to report completion of I-incomplete from Fall 2017.

Late Enrollment Fee ($200) Begins

3/1/2018
Late enrollment fee ($200) for Spring 2018 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Spring Break

3/5/2018 - 3/9/2018
Spring Break

Enrollment by Appointment Begins

3/12/2018
Enrollment by appointment time begins for Summer 2018.

Deficiency Lists Due

3/16/2018
Deficiency Lists for Spring bachelor and medical degree candidates are due in the Registrars Office.

Open Enrollment Begins

3/26/2018
Open Enrollment begins for Summer 2018.

Tuition Billing Statements Available

4/14/2018
Initial tuition billing statements for Summer 2018 are available electronically on STUINFO (no paper bills are mailed).

Classes End

4/27/2018
Classes end for Spring semester 2018.

Online Grading Available

4/28/2018
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

Final Exams

4/30/2018 - 5/4/2018
Final Exams for Spring semester 2018.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

5/1/2018
Initial minimum tuition & fee payment due for Summer 2018.

Commencements

5/4/2018 - 5/6/2018
Commencements for Spring semester 2018.

Grades Due

5/8/2018
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

5/9/2018
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for pickup.

Final Certifications Due

5/9/2018
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office

Theses/Dissertations Due

5/9/2018
Deadline for graduate degree candidates to turn in theses/dissertations to The Graduate School for Spring 2018.

Classes Begin

5/14/2018
Classes begin for First Summer Session 2018.

Classes Begin

5/14/2018
Classes begin for Full Summer Session 2018.

Late Enrollment Fee

5/14/2018 - 8/16/2018
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/.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

5/18/2018
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.

Open Add Period Ends

5/18/2018
Online open add period ends at 8 p.m. for Full Summer Session courses.

Deficiency Lists and Final Certification Forms Delivered

5/24/2018
Deficiency Lists and Final Certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

5/25/2018
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Holiday - University Closed

5/28/2018
Holiday - University Closed

Middle of Semester

6/6/2018
Middle of First Summer Session 2018.

Classes End

6/28/2018
Classes end for First Summer Session 2018.

Middle of Semester

6/29/2018
Middle of Full Summer Session 2018.

Online Grading Available

6/29/2018
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for First Summer Session.

Classes Begin

7/2/2018
Classes begin for Second Summer Session 2018.

Grades Due

7/3/2018
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

7/4/2018
Holiday - University Closed

Deficiency Lists Due

7/6/2018
Deficiency Lists for bachelor and medical degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Deficiency Lists and Final Certification Forms Delivered

7/16/2018
Deficiency Lists and Final Certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Middle of Semester

7/25/2018
Middle of Second Summer Session 2018.

Classes End

8/16/2018
Classes end for Full Summer Session 2018.

Classes End

8/16/2018
Classes end for Second Summer Session 2018.

Online Grading Available

8/17/2018
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for Full and Second Summer Sessions.

Grades Due

8/20/2018
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

8/21/2018
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for pickup.

Final Certifications Due

8/21/2018
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Final Degree Listings Distributed

8/21/2018
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.