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Academic Calendar for NDSU 2023-2024: Important Dates

North Dakota State University (NDSU) is a public land-grant research university in Fargo, North Dakota. Founded in 1890 as the state’s land-grant university, NDSU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in Agriculture, Engineering, Science, Business, Education, and Human Sciences.

NDSU is known for its strong STEM programs, particularly in agriculture, engineering, and computer science. The university is also home to a thriving research community, with faculty and students working on projects that address challenges facing the region and the world.

Check out the North Dakota State University, NDSU Academic Calendar 2023-2024 for important dates and deadlines. We cover enrolment and registration deadlines, drop/add deadlines, exam dates, graduation dates, holidays, and other important dates.

The academic calendar at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is semester-based. The academic year is divided into two semesters, fall and spring, each of which lasts about 16 weeks, and a summer session that lasts about 12 weeks.

The fall semester typically begins in late August and ends in mid-December, with a one-week break in November for Thanksgiving. The spring semester usually begins in mid-January and ends in early May, with a one-week break in March for spring break.

The summer session is divided into two six-week sections. The first summer session typically begins in early May and concludes in mid-June, while the second summer session begins in late June and concludes in early August.

Labour Day, Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day are also observed by NDSU throughout the year.

NDSU academic calendar fall 2023

These are the essential dates and deadlines in the NDSU academic calendar for the Fall semester of 2023.

  1. NDSU Move-In Day 2023 is Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 8 am – 1 pm. Once you arrive, proceed to your hall’s designated check-in location. This is typically the hall office, but posted signage will confirm and offer additional instructions. Hall staff will provide you with your room key, student ID, parking permit, and check-in paperwork. Bring your photo ID for this step.
  2. NDSU Fall 2023 classes start date is Monday, August 21, 2023. It is the first day of fall classes. Classes begin at 4:00 p.m. The first full day of classes for the Fall semester is Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
  3. The last day to be added to Campus Connection Wait Lists is Monday, August 28, 2023.
  4. Wednesday, August 30, 2023 is the last day to Add classes via Campus Connection* Permit needed after this date.
  5. The last day for no-record Drop of classes @ 100% refund (full semester classes only) is Wednesday, August 30, 2023. It is also the last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 100% refund (full semester classes only) on the NDSU academic calendar.
  6. Attempted credits are calculated for financial aid SAP on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m.).
  7. Eligible Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m on Wednesday, August 30 2023.
  8. Labor Day Holiday is Monday, September 4, 2023 according to the NDSU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  9. Financial aid is applied to NDSU account balances on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
  10. Payments are due for NDSU account balances on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.
  11. Friday, September 8, 2023 is the last day to submit ND Resident Student Status Application for Fall 2023.
  12. Monday, September 11, 2023 is the last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail.
  13. Enrollment Census date is Monday, September 18, 2023.
  14. The last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 75% refund (full semester classes only) is Friday, September 29, 2023.
  15. Grades of ‘Incomplete’ convert to ‘F’ on Friday, October 13, 2023.
  16. Late fees are applied to unpaid account balances on Sunday, October 15, 2023 (11:59 p.m.).
  17. Undergraduate/Professional Fall Graduation Applications are due on Monday, October 16, 2023.
  18. 2nd half (8-week session) of Fall semester begins on Monday, October 16, 2023.
  19. Graduate student Intent to Graduate survey is on Monday, October 16, 2023.
  20. Sunday, October 29, 2023 is the last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits @ 50% refund(full semester classes only). No refunds are issued for withdrawal to zero credits after this date on NDSU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  21. The last day to Drop classes with ‘W’ record is Thursday, November 9, 2023. It is the last day to Withdraw to Zero Credits for Fall.
  22. Veterans Day holiday is Friday, November 10, 2023. School and offices are closed.
  23. Late fees are applied to unpaid account balances on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 (11:59 p.m.).
  24. Graduate student Initial Disquisition submission for December graduation is Friday, November 17, 2023.
  25. Fall Commencement Participation deadline is Friday, November 17, 2023.
  26. NDSU Thanksgiving break 2023 is from Wednesday, November 22, 2023, to Friday, November 24, 2023.
  27. NDSU Dead Week is from Monday, December 4, 2023 to Friday, December 8, 2023.
  28. Grade entry begins on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 on NDSU academic calendar.
  29. The last day of Fall classes 2023 is Friday, December 8, 2023.
  30. Final Examinations for fall 2023 is from Monday, December 11, 2023 to Friday, December 15, 2023.
  31. Late fees are applied to unpaid account balances on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
  32. Graduate student Final Disquisition copy is due for December graduation on Friday, December 15, 2023.
  33. Application for Graduate Degree forms for students not submitting a master’s paper, thesis, or dissertation is on Friday, December 15, 2023.
  34. The NDSU commencement or graduation ceremony 2023 will be held on Friday, December 15, 2023 in Sanford Health Athletic Complex at 2:00 p.m.
  35. NDSU Winter break 2023 is from Saturday, December 16, 2023, to Sunday, January 7, 2024.
  36. Fall grades are due on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 by 12:00 p.m.
  37. Fall grade access begins online (late evening) on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.
Also Check  RCC Academic Calendar 2023-2024

NDSU academic calendar spring 2024

These are the essential dates and deadlines in the NDSU academic calendar for the spring semester of 2024.

  1. New Year’s Day (offices closed) is on Monday, January 1, 2024.
  2. NDSU Spring 2024 Classes start at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2024. The first full day of classes is on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed) falls on Monday, January 15, 2024.
  4. The last day to be added to Campus Connection Wait Lists is on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
  5. Thursday, January 18, 2024, marks the last day to Add classes via Campus Connection, with a permit needed after this date.
  6. Students can withdraw or drop classes with a 100% refund until Thursday, January 18, 2024, for full-semester classes only.
  7. Attempted credits will be calculated for financial aid SAP by Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
  8. Pell/TEACH/ND Grants/Scholarships eligibility will be determined based on enrollment at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2024, according to NDSU academic calendar 2024.
  9. Financial aid will be applied to NDSU account balances starting on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.
  10. Payments for NDSU account balances are due on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
  11. The deadline for submitting the ND Resident Student Status Application for Spring 2024 is Friday, January 26, 2024.
  12. Monday, January 29, 2024, is the last day to submit requests to Audit, Pass/Fail.
  13. The Enrollment Census takes place on Monday, February 5, 2024.
  14. Summer registration begins online based on total credits on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.
  15. Presidents’ Day (no classes, offices closed) falls on Monday, February 19, 2024.
  16. Students can withdraw to zero credits with a 75% refund for full semester classes until Monday, February 19, 2024.
  17. The fall schedule becomes available during the first week of March 2024.
  18. Registration appointment times for fall become available during the second week of March 2024.
  19. Incomplete grades will convert to ‘F’ on Friday, March 1, 2024.
  20. NDSU Spring Break 2024 is from Monday, March 4, 2024 to Friday, March 8, 2024.
  21. The second half (8-week session) of the Spring semester begins on Monday, March 11, 2024.
  22. Undergraduate and Professional Spring and Summer Graduation Applications are due on Friday, March 15, 2024.
  23. The graduate student Intent to Graduate survey for the spring and summer semester is due on Friday, March 15, 2024.
  24. Late fees will be applied to unpaid account balances by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2024, according to NDSU academic calendar 2024.
  25. Thursday, March 21, 2024, is the last day to withdraw to zero credits with a 50% refund for full semester classes.
  26. The fall registration begins online based on total completed credits on Thursday, March 21, 2024.
  27. Spring Recess, with no classes and closed offices on Friday and open offices on Monday, occurs from March 29 to April 1, 2024.
  28. Students can drop classes with a ‘W’ record until Friday, April 5, 2024.
  29. The deadline for withdrawing to zero credits for the Spring semester is also Friday, April 5, 2024.
  30. The graduate student Oral Defense Deadline is Wednesday, April 10, 2024.
  31. The Spring Commencement Participation deadline is Friday, April 12, 2024.
  32. The graduate student Post-Defense Submission for Format Review is due on Friday, April 12, 2024.
  33. Late fees will be applied to unpaid account balances by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2024.
  34. Registration appointment times are no longer needed for Fall starting on Monday, April 15, 2024.
  35. Dead Week takes place from April 29 to May 3, 2024.
  36. Grade entry begins on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, according to NDSU academic calendar 2023-2024.
  37. The last day of Spring classes is on Friday, May 3, 2024.
  38. Final Examinations are scheduled from Monday, May 6, 2024, to Friday, May 10, 2024.
  39. The graduate student Final Degree Clearance Deadline is on Friday, May 10, 2024.
  40. Graduation Application and fee for Certificate and Plan C Students are due on Friday, May 10, 2024.
  41. Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. in Fargodome.
  42. Grades are due on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 12:00 p.m.
  43. Late fees will be applied to unpaid account balances by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, according to NDSU academic calendar 2024.
Also Check  UNH Academic Calendar 2023-2024

The above provides information on important registration, financial aid, and account payment dates and deadlines throughout the academic school year. For more information on NDSU academic calendar 2023-2024, visit the North Dakota State University registrar page.

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