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Academic Calendars

Calendars for the undergraduate programs are available through the University Registrar.

**Effective Fall 2021**

Full Semester: 700, 800, and 900 Level Graduate Courses

Fall (16 weeks; August - December), Winter (17 weeks; January - May), Summer I (8 weeks; May - July)

Note: 700 level courses are not offered in summer semesters.

Term I and Term II (each term is 8 weeks): 500 and 600 Level Graduate Courses

Fall (Term I: August - October; Term II: October - December), Winter (Term I: January - March; Term II: March - May), Summer I (Term I: May - July)  

ATTENTION  Ph.D. in Information Systems (DISS) & Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Management (DCM) students

  • Fall 2021 face to face on-campus sessions scheduled for August 25-27, 2021 will be virtual via Zoom.
  • For Zoom links and access to your online courses, please reference the course Syllabi, Canvas, or contact your individual course instructor.

Fall 2021 Doctoral Academic Schedule  

2020 - 2021 Academic Year

Open Registration Period

05/04/20 - 08/16/20

Late Registration Begins

08/07/20 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

08/17/20

Drop/Add Period

08/17/20 - 08/23/20

*Meeting Dates
(Ph.D. Students Only)

Mandatory (Virtual) Meeting Dates 

August 19, 2020 – August 21, 2020 

 

New Student Orientation(New Ph.D. Students Only)

Wednesday, 08/19/20 - 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

 

Class Meetings 

Wednesday, 08/19/20 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   

Thursday, 08/20/20 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.     

Friday, 08/21/20 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   

UPDATE: Fall 2020 face to face on-campus sessions scheduled for August 19 - 21, 2020 will be virtual. 

Doctoral Virtual Schedule PDF (revised 8/14/20)

Last Day to Withdraw from a course with final grade of W

11/15/20

Last Day to Request Incomplete:

11/22/20

Last Day of the Term

12/06/20

* Doctoral meeting dates are subject to change. 

Open Registration Period  

10/26/20 - 01/03/21

Late Registration Begins

12/25/20 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

01/04/21

Drop/Add Period

01/04/21 - 01/10/21

*Doctoral Meeting Dates
(Ph.D. Students Only)

Mandatory (Virtual) Meeting Dates

*January 06, 2021 - January 08, 2021 

 

New Student Orientation(New Ph.D. Students Only)

Wednesday, 01/06/21 - 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

 

Class Meetings

Wednesday, 01/06/21 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Thursday, 01/07/21 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.    

Friday, 01/08/21 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

 

NOTE: Please check class schedule for specific meeting times.  

ATTENTION Ph.D. Students: For the Winter 2021 term, please do not make travel arrangements. Face to face on-campus sessions scheduled for January 6 - 8, 2021 will be virtual via Zoom.

Doctoral Virtual Schedule PDF - (updated 12/16/20)

Last Day to Withdraw from
a course with final grade of W         

04/11/21

Last Day to Request Incomplete

04/18/21

Last Day of the Term

04/25/21

* Doctoral meeting dates are subject to change. 

Open Registration Period  

03/29/21 - 05/09/21

Late Registration Begins

04/30/21 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

05/10/21

Drop/Add Period

05/10/21 - 05/16/21

Last Day to Withdraw from a course

with final grade of W         

07/11/21

Last Day to Request Incomplete

07/18/21

Last Day of the Term

08/01/21

2021 - 2022 Academic Year 

Semester/Term Dates

Full Semester (16 weeks) 08/23/21 - 12/12/21
Term I (8 weeks) 08/23/21 - 10/17/21
Term II (8 weeks) 10/18/21 - 12/12/21

Open Registration Period

Full Semester 05/03/21 - 08/22/21
Term I 05/03/21 - 08/22/21
Term II 05/03/21 - 10/17/21

Late Registration Begins (Late Fees Applied)

Full Semester 08/13/21
Term I 08/13/21
Term II 10/08/21

Drop/Add Period

Full Semester 08/23/21 - 08/29/21
Term I 08/23/21 - 08/29/21
Term II 10/18/21 – 10/24/21

Last Day to Withdraw from a course with final grade of W

Full Semester 11/21/21
Term I 09/26/21
Term II 11/21/21

Last Day to Request Incomplete

Full Semester 11/28/21
Term I 10/03/21
Term II 11/28/21

Drop/ Withdraw Deadlines

100% Tuition Refund/Reversal (Drop/Add Week)

Full Semester August 23 – 29, 2021
Term I August 23 - 29, 2021
Term II October 18 - 24, 2021

75% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends September 5, 2021
Term I Ends September 5, 2021
Term II Ends October 31, 2021

50% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends September 12, 2021
Term I Ends September 12, 2021
Term II Ends November 7, 2021

25% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends September 19, 2021
Term I Ends September 19, 2021
Term II Ends November 14, 2021

Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund)

Full Semester November 21, 2021
Term I September 26, 2021
Term II November 21, 2021

No Refunds after September 19, 2021 for Full Semester and Term I.

No Refunds after November 14, 2021 for Term II.

Semester/Term Dates

Full Semester (17 weeks) 01/03/22 - 05/01/22
Term I (8 weeks) 01/03/22 - 03/06/22
Term II (8 weeks) 03/07/22 - 05/01/22

Open Registration Period

Full Semester 10/25/21 - 01/02/22
Term I 10/25/21 - 01/02/22
Term II 10/25/21 – 03/06/22

Late Registration Begins (Late Fees Applied)

Full Semester 12/24/21
Term I 12/24/21
Term II 02/25/22

Drop/Add Period

Full Semester 01/03/22 - 01/09/22
Term I 01/03/22 – 01/09/22
Term II 03/07/22 – 03/13/22

Spring Break

Full Semester 02/28/22 - 03/06/22
Term I 02/28/22 - 03/06/22

Last Day to Withdraw from a course with final grade of W

Full Semester 04/10/22
Term I 02/13/22
Term II 04/10/22

Last Day to Request Incomplete

Full Semester 04/17/22
Term I 02/20/22
Term II 04/17/22

Drop/ Withdraw Deadlines

100% Tuition Refund/Reversal (Drop/Add Week)

Full Semester January 3 – 9, 2022
Term I January 3 – 9, 2022
Term II March 7 – 13, 2022

75% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends January 16, 2022
Term I Ends January 16, 2022
Term II Ends March 20, 2022

50% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends January 23, 2022
Term I Ends January 23, 2022
Term II Ends March 27, 2022

25% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Full Semester Ends January 30, 2022
Term I Ends January 30, 2022
Term II Ends April 3, 2022

Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund)

Full Semester April 10, 2022
Term I February 13, 2022
Term II April 10, 2022

No Refunds after January 30, 2022 for Full Semester and Term I.

No Refunds after April 3, 2022 for Term II.

Semester/Term Dates

Term I (8 weeks) 05/09/22 - 07/03/22

Open Registration Period

Term I 03/28/22 - 05/08/22

Late Registration Begins (Late Fees Applied)

Term I 04/29/22

Drop/Add Period

Term I 05/09/22 - 05/15/22

Last Day to Withdraw from a course with final grade of W

Term I 06/12/22

Last Day to Request Incomplete

Term I 06/19/22

Drop/ Withdraw Deadlines

100% Tuition Refund/Reversal (Drop/Add Week)

Term I May 9 - 15, 2022

75% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Term I Ends May 22, 2022

50% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Term I Ends May 29, 2022

25% Tuition Refund/Reversal

Term I Ends June 5, 2022

Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund)

Term I June 12, 2022

No Refunds after June 5, 2022.

2021 Holiday Calendar

NSU Holiday Calendar

NSU administrative and academic offices/departments are closed on NSU observed holidays

HOLIDAY NSU OBSERVED DATE
Winter Closure 2020 End Friday, January 1, 2021; return Monday, January 4, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 18, 2021
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021 
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, 2021
Day after Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 26, 2021
*Winter Closure (2021-2022) * Subject to university president's discretion and approval

 

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