Faculty Calendars

Fall 2018

Event Full Term (16 Weeks Mini Semester 1st 8 Weeks Mini Semester 2nd 8 weeks
Faculty textbook orders due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore March 30 March 30 March 30
First Day of Classes August 15 August 15 October 9
Disenrollment (financial) August 16 August 16 August 16
Last Day to add a class without instructor’s signature August 16 August 16 October 10
Last Day to add a class with instructor’s signature August 24 August 20 October 12
Last day to cancel registration August 31 August 24 October 18
Last day to drop/delete at a college August 31 August 24 October 18
Last day to drop/delete on-line August 31 August 24 October 18
Census August 31 August 24 October 18
Grading opens – Early performance (8 am) September 21 does not apply does not apply
Grading closes – Early performance (5 pm) September 25 does not apply does not apply
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a W October 12 September 13 November 7
Last day to withdraw from DACC (4:59 pm) November 30 September 26 November 27
Grading opens – final grading (5 pm) November 30 October 1 November 30
Last day of term December 7 October 8 December 7
Grading closes – final grading (5 pm) December 11 October 10 December 11

Spring 2019

Event Full Term (16 Weeks Mini Semester 1st 8 Weeks Mini Semester 2nd 8 weeks
Faculty textbook orders due to NMSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore November 1 November 1 November 1
First Day of Classes January 16 January 16 March 12
Disenrollment (financial) January 17 January 17 January 17
Last Day to add a class without instructor’s signature January 17 January 17 March 13
Last Day to add a class with instructor’s signature January 28 January 22 March 15
Last day to cancel registration February 1 January 28 March 21
Last day to drop/delete at a college February 1 January 28 March 21
Last day to drop/delete on-line February 1 January 28 March 21
Census February 1 January 28 March 21
Grading opens – Early performance (8 am) February 22 does not apply does not apply
Grading closes – Early performance (5 pm) February 28 does not apply does not apply
Last day to withdraw from a single course with a W March 15 February 14 April 16
Last day to withdraw from DACC (4:59 pm) May 3 February 27 April 30
Grading opens – final grading (5 pm) May 3 March 4 March 3
Last day of term May 10 March 11 May 10
Grading closes – final grading (5 pm) May 14 March 13 May 14

Student Calendars

Fall 2018

Event Date
Resident halls open August 10 – August 11
Apartment Communities open August 12
Faculty Report August 13
DACC Fall Convocation August 13
Instruction begins August 15
Late registration August 15
Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission August 16
Last day to add a course with instructor’s permission August 24
Labor Day holiday September 3
Window for early performance grades

September 21 – September 25

Last day to drop a course with a “W” October 12
Last day to withdraw from the university (4:59 pm) November 30
Thanksgiving holiday for students November 19 – 23
Exam week

December 3 – December 7

Last day of classes December 7
Campus housing closes December 8
Final grades due December 8

Spring 2019

Event Date
Faculty Report January 10
Campus housing opens January 13
DACC Spring Convocation January 14
New student orientation/registration January 15
Instruction begins January 16
Late registration January 16
Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission January 17
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 21
Deadline for filing degree application January 25
Last day to add a course with instructor’s permission January 28
Window for early performance grades January 28 – February 26
Last day to drop a course with a “W” March 15
Spring Break March 25 – March 29
Spring Holiday April 19
Last day to withdraw from the university (4:59 pm) May 3
Exam week May 6 – May 10
Last day of classes May 10
Commencement May 11
Campus housing closes May 11
Final grades due May 14