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 2021Spring 2022Summer 2022
Full Session
Summer 2022
Session One
Summer 2022
Session Two
Classes BeginWednesday, 9/1Monday, 1/10Monday, 5/16Monday, 5/16Tuesday, 7/5
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled Monday, 1/17   
Holiday - University ClosedMonday, 9/6 Monday, 5/30Monday, 5/30 
Holiday - University Closed  Monday, 7/4  
Middle of SemesterWednesday, 10/20Wednesday, 3/2Friday, 7/1Wednesday, 6/8Wednesday, 7/27
Break DaysMonday, 10/25 - Tuesday, 10/26    
Spring Break Monday, 3/7 - Friday, 3/11   
Holiday - University ClosedThursday, 11/25 - Friday, 11/26    
Classes EndSunday, 12/12Sunday, 5/1Thursday, 8/18Thursday, 6/30Thursday, 8/18
Final ExamsMonday, 12/13 - Friday, 12/17Monday, 5/2 - Friday, 5/6Last Class DayLast Class DayLast Class Day
Holiday - University ClosedFriday, 12/24 - Monday, 12/27    
CommencementsFriday, 12/17 - Saturday, 12/18Friday, 5/6 - Sunday, 5/8   
Holiday - University ClosedFriday, 12/31 - Monday, 1/3    
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

3/16/2021
Notification of Enrollment e-mailed to students for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022.

Enrollment by Appointment Begins

4/2/2021
Enrollment by appointment time begins for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022.

Open Enrollment Begins

4/21/2021
Open Enrollment begins for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022.

Tuition Billing Statements Available

7/20/2021
Initial tuition billing statements for Fall 2021 are available electronically.

Enrollment Deadline

7/21/2021
Graduate, graduate certificate, professional students, and teach interns, who have not enrolled for Fall 2021 by 7/20/2021 are subject to a $50 late enrollment fee (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

8/1/2021
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Fall 2021.

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (new international students)

8/23/2021 - 8/29/2021
New international students can move in anytime on or after Monday, August 23. If arriving between August 23 and August 25, they will be charged the daily housing rate for their stay and will be able to pay for individual meals at the dining halls.

Residence Halls Move-in Begins (new & returning students)

8/26/2021 - 8/29/2021
New and returning, arriving to campus must sign-up for a move-in time between August 26-29. Time slots are first come first serve and can be changed if openings are available. Students can sign-up using their MSU email. Most current students will move in on August 26 or 27, and most incoming students will move in on August 28 or 29.

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

8/31/2021
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

9/1/2021
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Fall 2021 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Classes Begin

9/1/2021
Classes begin for Fall semester 2021. Students should follow their Monday class schedule on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Thursday, September 2 and Friday, September 3, 2021 classes will meet as normally scheduled.

Application for Graduation Deadline

9/3/2021
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

9/6/2021
Holiday - University Closed

Open Add Period Ends

9/8/2021
Online open add period for Fall ends at 8 p.m.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

9/8/2021
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

9/9/2021
Final certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Tuition Refund Period End

9/27/2021
End of tuition refund period for fall semester courses - no refund after this date.

Final Degree Listings Distributed

9/28/2021
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester

Middle of Semester

10/20/2021
Middle of Fall semester 2021.

Break Days

10/25/2021 - 10/26/2021
University Open - Classes Cancelled

Tuition Billing Statements Available

11/20/2021
Initial tuition billing statements for Spring 2022 are available electronically.

Holiday - University Closed

11/25/2021 - 11/26/2021
Holiday - University Closed

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

12/1/2021
Initial minimum tuition and fee payment due for Spring 2022.

Final Certifications Due

12/10/2021
Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Classes End

12/12/2021
Classes end for Fall semester 2021.

Final Exams

12/13/2021 - 12/17/2021
Final Exams for Fall semester 2021.

Online Grading Available

12/13/2021
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.). Grades are available to students the following business day.

Commencements

12/17/2021 - 12/18/2021
Commencements for Fall semester 2021.

Grades Due

12/21/2021
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

12/22/2021
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for access.

Holiday - University Closed

12/24/2021 - 12/27/2021
Holiday - University Closed

Holiday - University Closed

12/31/2021 - 1/3/2022
Holiday - University Closed

Recess/Dismiss Lists Due

1/7/2022
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Late Enrollment Fee ($100) Begins

1/10/2022
Late enrollment fee ($100) for Spring 2022 begins (fee waived for newly admitted and readmitted students).

Classes Begin

1/10/2022
Classes begin for Spring semester 2022.

Application for Graduation Deadline

1/14/2022
Degree candidates for Spring and Summer should apply for graduation by this date to ensure that listing of your name in the commencement program - https://reg.msu.edu.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

1/14/2022
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

1/14/2022
Online open add period for Spring ends at 8 p.m.

Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

1/17/2022
Holiday - University Open, Classes Cancelled

Final Certification Forms Delivered

1/20/2022
Final certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Tuition Refund Period End

2/4/2022
End of tuition refund period for spring - no refund after this date.

Final Degree Listings Distributed

2/7/2022
Final Degree Listings distributed for previous semester.

Middle of Semester

3/2/2022
Middle of Spring semester 2022.

Spring Break

3/7/2022 - 3/11/2022
Spring Break

Enrollment By Appointment Begins

3/14/2022
Enrollment by appointment time begins for Summer 2022.

Open Enrollment Begins

4/2/2022
Open Enrollment begins for Summer 2022.

Tuition Billing Statements Available

4/20/2022
Initial tuition billing statements for Summer 2022 are available electronically.

Final Certifications Due

4/29/2022
Spring 2022 Final Certifications for graduate degree candidates are due in the Registrar's Office.

Minimum Tuition and Fee Payment Due

5/1/2022
Initial minimum tuition & fee payment due for Summer 2022.

Classes End

5/1/2022
Classes end for Spring semester 2022.

Final Exams

5/2/2022 - 5/6/2022
Final Exams for Spring semester 2022.

Online Grading Available

5/2/2022
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.). Grades are available to students the following business day.

Commencements

5/6/2022 - 5/8/2022
Commencements for Spring semester 2022.

Grades Due

5/10/2022
All grades are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students on STUINFO the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

5/11/2022
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for access.

Recess/Dimiss Lists

5/13/2022
Recess/Dismiss lists from last semester due from Associate/Assistant Deans to the Registrar's Office.

Late Enrollment Fee

5/16/2022 - 8/18/2022
Summer students who enroll on the first day of 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).

Classes Begin

5/16/2022
Classes begin for First Summer Session 2022.

Classes Begin

5/16/2022
Classes begin for Full Summer Session 2022.

CR/NC or Visitor Change Deadline

5/20/2022
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.

Final Certification Forms Delivered

5/26/2022
Final certification forms for non-Degree Audit programs delivered to colleges.

Holiday - University Closed

5/30/2022
Holiday - University Closed

Middle of Semester

6/8/2022
Middle of First Summer Session 2022.

Classes End

6/30/2022
Classes end for First Summer Session 2022.

Middle of Semester

7/1/2022
Middle of Full Summer Session 2022.

Online Grading Available

7/1/2022
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for First Summer Session.

Holiday - University Closed

7/4/2022
Holiday - University Closed

Classes Begin

7/5/2022
Classes begin for Second Summer Session 2022.

Grades Due

7/8/2022
All grades for First Summer Session courses are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students the following business day.

Middle of Semester

7/27/2022
Middle of Second Summer Session 2022.

Classes End

8/18/2022
Classes end for Full Summer Session 2022.

Classes End

8/18/2022
Classes end for Second Summer Session 2022.

Online Grading Available

8/19/2022
Online grading available to instructors (by 10 a.m.) for Full and Second Summer Sessions.

Grades Due

8/22/2022
All grades for Full and Second Summer Session courses are due by 4 p.m. Grades are available to students the following business day.

ASUS Reports Ready

8/23/2022
Academic Standing of Undergraduate Students (ASUS) Reports ready for access.