Dates and Deadlines

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Dates and Deadlines Changes Starting Spring 2020

Starting with the Spring 2020 semester, distance education dates and deadlines will be the same as main campus. This will affect add/drop process, refunds and how late fees are assessed. Make sure to review the Academic Dates and Deadlines schedule below.

Spring 2020 Semester: Tuesday, January 20, 2020 – Friday, May 15, 2020

  • Registration without Permission numbers via Joe’SS ends Monday, January 20
    Late fee assessed for registration after this date
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (university holiday)  — Monday, January 20
  • Classwork begins 8:00 A.M  — Tuesday, January 21
  • **Add via Joe’SS with permission required — Tuesday, January 21
  • Drop via Joe’SS — Tuesday, January 21
  • Last day for 100% refund for dropped courses via Joe’SS — Monday, January 27
  • Last day to change pass/fail grading option — Monday, February 3
  • **Last day to add courses (excluding X099, X000, X040, X050) — Monday, February 3
  • **Last day to register (excluding X099, X000, X040, X050) — Monday, February 3
  • Enrollment Verification Survey Open to Departments (Class Rosters) — Wednesday, February 5
  • Enrollment Verification Survey Closed — Friday, February 14 
  • Last day to apply for graduation for May 2020 (Major, Minor or Emphasis) — Monday, February 17
  • Last day for 50% refund of fees 4:30 P.M. — Monday, February 17 
  • Spring Career Fair — Tuesday, February 18
  • Last day to drop without a 'WD' showing on transcript — Monday, March 2
  • Last day to change to HEARER status — Monday, March 2
  • Mid-semester grade entry opens to instructors — Thursday, March 5 
  • Spring recess begins 8:00 A.M. — Thursday, March 12 
  • Mid-semester — Saturday, March 14 
  • Last day for 25% refund of fees 4:30 P.M. — Monday, March 16 
  • Spring recess ends 8:00 A.M. — Monday, March 16
  • Mid-semester grade entry closes to instructors — Tuesday, March 17
  • Advising week for Summer and Fall 2020 — Mon.-Fri., March 16-20 
  • Spring break begins 8:00 A.M. — Sunday, March 22
  • Mid-semester grades available to students via Joe’SS — Monday, March 23
  • Spring break ends 8:00 A.M. — Monday, March 30 
  • Joe’SS appointments for Summer and Fall registration begin 8:00 A.M. — Monday, March 30 
  • Last day for dropping a course — Friday, April 17 
  • Last day for withdrawing from school — Friday, April 17
  • Final grade entry opens to instructors — Wednesday, May 6
  • Last class day — Friday, May 8
  • Final examinations begin 8:00 A.M. — Monday, May 11 
  • Final examinations end 6:00 P.M. — Friday, May 15
  • Spring semester closes 6:00 P.M. — Friday, May 15
  • Friday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement ceremony 6:00P.M. — Friday, May 15 
  • Saturday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement ceremony 10:00A.M. — Saturday, May 16
  • Saturday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement ceremony 3:30 P.M. — Saturday, May 16 
  • Final grade entry closes to instructors. — Tuesday, May 19 
  • Final grades available to students via Joe’SS — Friday, May 22

 

 *Permission Numbers required for first two weeks via Joe’SS

**After two weeks from start of semester only classes eligible to add are Special Problems, Research, Seminar or Oral Exam. 

* Add/Drop Policy for Distance Students

Summer 2019 Semester: Monday, June 3 - Friday, July 26, 2019

FOUR-WEEK SESSION

  • Summer and Fall Advising Week: Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22
  • Joe'SS appointments for summer and fall begins: Monday, April 1
  • Last day to register for summer via Joe'SS ends: Sunday, June 2
  • Summer classes begin: Monday, June 3
  • Last day to register for a course: Wednesday, June 5
  • Last day to add* courses: Friday, June 7
  • Last day to drop* with 100% refund (No refund after this date): Friday, June 7
  • Last day to change to HEARER status: Wednesday, June 12
  • Last day to drop* without WD showing on transcript: Wednesday, June 12
  • Last day to drop* a course: Friday, June 21
  • Last day to withdraw* from school: Friday, June 21
  • Four-week session closes: Friday, June 28
  • Final grades available to students via Joe'SS: Monday, August 5

EIGHT-WEEK SESSION

  • Summer and Fall Advising Week: Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22
  • Joe'SS appointments for summer and fall begins: Monday, April 1
  • Last day to register for summer via Joe'SS ends: Sunday, June 2
  • Summer classes begin: Monday, June 3
  • Last day to register for a course: Friday, June 7
  • Last day to add* courses: Friday, June 7
  • Last day to notify Registrar of intent to graduate in summer: Friday, June 14
  • Last day to drop* with 100% refund (no refund after this date): Friday, June 14
  • Last day to change to HEARER status: Friday, June 21
  • Last day to drop* a course without WD showing on transcript: Friday, June 21
  • Independence Day Holiday - no classes: Thursday, July 4
  • Last day to drop* a course: Monday, July 15
  • Last day to withdraw* from school: Monday, July 15
  • Final Exams: Thursday, July 25 - Friday, July 26
  • Eight-week session closes: Friday, July 26
  • Final grades available to students via Joe'SS: Monday, August 5

* Add/Drop Process & Refund Policy
Main campus students: Registrar’s Office requires that on-campus students requesting to drop a distance course provide a physical drop slip with signatures and turn that into the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu, if you need to drop an on-campus course.

Fall 2019 Semester: Monday, August 19 - Friday, December 13, 2019

  • Joe'SS registration appointments for Fall begins: Monday, April 1
  • Last day to register for fall via Joe'SS: Sunday, August 18
  • Fall classes begin: Monday, August 19
  • Last day to register for a course: Friday, August 30
  • Last day to add* a course: Friday, August 30
  • Labor Day Holiday - no classes: Monday, September 2
  • Last day to drop* with 100% refund (No refund after this date): Monday, September 9
  • Last day to notify Registrar of intent to graduate in fall: Tuesday, September 17
  • Last day to change to HEARER status: Monday, September 30
  • Last day to drop* without WD showing on transcript: Monday, September 30
  • Mid-semester: Saturday, October 12
  • Mid-semester grades available to students via Joe'SS: Monday, October 21
  • Advising Week for Spring 2020: Monday, October 21 - Friday, October 25
  • Joe'SS registration appointments for Spring 2020 begins: Monday, October 28
  • Last day to drop* a course: Friday, November 8
  • Last day to withdraw* from school: Friday, November 8
  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No classes: Monday, November 25 to Friday, November 29
  • Last day of fall classes: Friday, December 6
  • Final exams: Monday, December 9 - Friday, December 13
  • Graduate Commencement Ceremonies: Saturday, December 14
  • Grades will be posted and available to students via Joe'SS: Saturday, December 21

* Add/Drop Process & Refund Policy
Main campus students: Registrar’s Office requires that on-campus students requesting to drop a distance course provide a physical drop slip with signatures and turn that into the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu, if you need to drop an on-campus course.

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