Important Dates for Fall 2014

Here are some important dates to keep in mind so you can manage your semester successfully. However, this is not a complete list, and for the most accurate and comprehensive list of important dates and holiday breaks, please view the Academic Calendars.


Aug 18-22 Fall 2014 Orientation week
Aug 25            Fall Semester Begins
Aug 29 Last day to add classes on the web
Aug 29            Last day to drop courses with 100% Tuition Refund
Aug 29            Fall 2014 Tuition due
Sept 1            Labor Day holiday
Sept 4            Last day to submit Class Permit Forms (Blue Cards)
Oct 1            Midterm
Oct 17            Last Day to submit an Application for Graduation for Fall 2014 and appear in the printed Commencement program
Oct 22           

University Improvement Day

Classes meeting before 3:30pm are cancelled. Labs and classes meeting once per week meet as scheduled. Offices open.

Nov 4

General Election Day

Except for regularly scheduled classes, no Minnesota state college or university shall schedule an event between 6-8pm on the day that an election is held in any political subdivision in which the university or college is located.

Excerpt: 204C.03 Public meetings prohibited on election day, Subd. 2. State colleges and universities.

Copyright 2005 by the Office of Revisor of Statutes, State of MN.

Nov 5            Advising Period for Spring Semester begins
Nov 11            Veterans Day
Nov 17            General Registration for Spring 2015 begins
Nov 20            Last day for students to change the grade method for eligible Fall 2014 course
Nov 20           Last day to withdraw from Fall 2014 courses
Nov 26-30           Thanksgiving Holiday Day (No classes/offices closed Th-F)
Dec 8-11            Final Exams
Dec 12           Fall 2014 Commencement