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Academic Calendars

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

All M.S. programs employ a three-term format:

Fall (16-week term starting in August), Winter (17-week term starting in January) and Summer (12-week term starting in May).

All Ph.D. programs employ two semesters a year:

Fall (16-week term starting in August) and Winter (17-week term starting in January).

The face to face on-campus sessions are held once a term over Wednesday to Friday at the Fort Lauderdale /Davie Campus.

ATTENTION PH.D. STUDENTS : 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)

Academic Year: 2020 - 2021 

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.

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

2020 Holiday Calendar

NSU Holiday Calendar

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

HOLIDAY NSU OBSERVED DATE
Winter Closure Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2020
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26, 2020
Day after Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 27, 2020
Winter Closure (2020-2021) *Subject to president’s discretion and approval

* Dates are subject to change

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