Academic Calendar 2022 – 2023

Community college students and Weekend College students should refer to their separate calendars as appropriate. NMSU-Las Cruces campus official beginning and end dates are in italics.

 

August 17 – December 9, 2022

Event Date
Campus Housing Opens Friday, August 12 - Sunday, August 14
Faculty Report Monday, August 15
Fall Convocation Tuesday, August 16
Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 17
Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission  Thursday, August 18
Late Registration (late fee applies) Friday, August 19
Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor’s Permission  Friday, August 26
Deadline For Filing Degree Application
(Students meeting requirements at end of Fall)
Friday, August 26
Last Day to Drop Course without “W” (refund) Friday, September 2
Labor Day Holiday (no classes scheduled) Monday, September 5
Window for early performance grades Friday – Tuesday, September 23-26
Indigenous Peoples Day (special programming)       Monday, October 10
Last Day to Drop Course with “W” (no refund) Thursday, October 13
Thanksgiving Holiday for Students Monday – Friday, November 21 – 25
Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Friday, December 2
EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, December 5-9
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 9
Commencement Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10
Campus Housing Closes Saturday, December 10
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (by 5:00 p.m.) Tuesday, December 13

January 18 – May 12, 2023

Event Date
Faculty Report Thursday, January 12
Curriculum Study & Improvement of Instruction Thursday – Friday, January 12-13
Residence Halls Opens Sunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 16
Spring Convocation Tuesday, January 17
Instruction Begins Wednesday, January 18
Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission  Thursday, January 19
Late Registration (late fee applies) Friday, January 20
Deadline for Filing Degree Application
(Students meeting requirements at end of spring)
Friday, January 27
Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Friday, January 27
Last Day to Drop Course without “W” (refund) Friday, February 3
Window for early performance grades Friday – Tuesday, February 24 – 28
Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
(no refund)
Thursday, March 16
Spring Break (no classes scheduled) Monday – Friday, March 20-24
Summer and Fall registration begins Register for Classes
Spring Holiday (no classes scheduled) Friday, April 7
Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Friday, May 5
EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, May 8-12
Last Day of Classes Friday, May 12
Commencement Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13
Campus Housing Closes Saturday, May 13
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (by 5:00 p.m.) Tuesday, May 16

May 24 – August 3, 2023

Event Date
Campus Housing Opens Tuesday (noon), May 23
Faculty Report Tuesday, May 23
Instruction Begins Wednesday, May 24
Last day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, May 25
Late Registration (late fee applies) Friday, May 28
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes scheduled) Monday, May 29
Last day to Add a Course with Instructor’s Permission Wednesday, May 31
Last Day to Drop Course without “W” (refund) Tuesday, June 6
Last Day to Drop Course with “W” (no refund) Monday, July 3
Independence Day Holiday (no classes scheduled) Tuesday, July 4
Deadline for Filing Degree Application Monday, July 10
Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Thursday, July 27
Last Day of Classes Thursday, August 3
Campus Housing Closes Friday, August 4
Faculty Deadline to Submit Final Grades (by 5:00 p.m.) Monday, August 7

For 2023-2024 Freshman Orientation Program Dates: Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

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