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Academic Calendars

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

Graduate Program Format 

The academic year is divided into three (3) semesters: Fall, Winter, and Summer. 

Five 8-week terms per academic year: 
  • Fall 
    • Term 1: August - October 
    • Term 2: October - December
  • Winter 
    • Term 1: January - February 
    • Term 2: March - May
  • Summer 
    • Term 1: May - July 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Doctoral Research and Dissertation are offered in full semesters: Fall and Winter (16 Weeks) and Summer (12 Weeks).

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.

16-week Semester: 700, 800, & 900-level courses
FULL SEMESTER 
Semester Dates (16 weeks) January 3, 2022 – May 1, 2022
Open Registration October 25, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Late Registration (Late Fees Applied) December 24, 2021 - January 9, 2022

Winter 2022 Mandatory Meeting Dates

Doctoral Cluster (Virtual)

January 5 - January 7, 2022

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

New Ph.D. Student Orientation 

(New DISS & DCM Ph.D. Students Only) 

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Class Meetings

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 

  • Session 1: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
  • Session 2: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Thursday, January 6, 2022 

  • Session 1: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
  • Session 2: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Friday, January 7, 2022 

  • Session 1: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
  • Session 2: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

NOTE: Students please check your class schedule for specific class meeting times.

For Zoom links and access to your online courses, please reference the course Syllabi, Canvas, or contact your individual course instructor.

 

Drop/Add Week January 3, 2022 – January 9, 2022
Spring Break February 28, 2022 – March 6, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw April 10, 2022
Last Day to Request Incomplete April 17, 2022
8-week Terms: 500 & 600-level courses
TERM 1
Term Dates (8 weeks) January 3, 2022 – February 27, 2022
Open Registration October 25, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Late Registration (Late Fees Applied) December 24, 2021 – January 9, 2022
Drop/Add Week January 3, 2022 – January 9, 2022
Spring Break February 28, 2022 – March 6, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw February 6, 2022
Last Day to Request Incomplete February 20, 2022
Term 2
Term Dates (8 weeks) March 7, 2022 – May 1, 2022
Open Registration October 25, 2021 – March 6, 2022
Late Registration (Late Fees Applied) February 25, 2022 – March 13, 2022
Drop/Add Week March 7, 2022 – March 13, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw April 10, 2022
Last Day to Request Incomplete April 17, 2022
Drop/Withdraw Deadlines
FULL SEMESTER:   700, 800, & 900-level Courses
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) January 3 - January 9, 2022
75% Refund January 10 - January 16, 2022
50% Refund January 17 - January 23, 2022
25% Refund January 24 - January 30, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) April 10, 2022
TERM 1:   500 & 600-level courses
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) January 3 - January 9, 2022
75% Refund January 10 - January 16, 2022
50% Refund January 17 - January 23, 2022
25% Refund January 24 - January 30, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) February 6, 2022
Term 2:   500 & 600-level courses
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) March 7 – March 13, 2022
75% Refund March 14 - March 20, 2022
50% Refund March 21 - March 27, 2022
25% Refund March 28 - April 3, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) April 10, 2022
No Refunds after January 30, 2022 for Full Semester and 1stTerm.
No Refunds after April 3, 2022 for 2nd Term.
12-week Semester: 800 & 900-level courses
full Semester 
Term Dates (12 weeks) May 9 - July 31, 2022
Open Registration Period March 28 - May 8, 2022
Late Registration Begins (Late Fees Applied) April 29 - May 15, 2022
Drop/Add Period May 9 - May 15, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) June 6 - June 12, 2022
Last Day to Request Incomplete June 19, 2022
8-week Term: 500 & 600-level courses
term 1 
Term Dates (8 weeks) May 9 - July 3, 2022
Open Registration Period March 28 - May 8, 2022
Late Registration Begins (Late Fees Applied) April 29 - May 15, 2022
Drop/Add Period May 9 - May 15, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) June 6 - June 12, 2022
Last Day to Request Incomplete June 19, 2022
Drop/Withdraw Deadlines
Full Semester and Term 1
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) May 9 - May 15, 2022
75% Refund May 16 - May 22, 2022
50% Refund May 23 - May 29, 2022
25% Refund May 30 - June 5, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) June 6 - June 12, 2022

No Refunds after June 5, 2022.

2022 - 2023 Academic Year 

Registration Dates 
Full Semester (16 Weeks) April 11, 2022 - August 21, 2022   (Late registration starts 8/12/2022)
Term 1 (8 Weeks) April 11, 2022 - August 21, 2022   (Late registration starts 8/12/2022)
Term 2 (8 Weeks) April 11, 2022 - October 16, 2022  (Late registration starts 8/12/2022)
Term Dates 
Full Semester (16 Weeks) August 22, 2022 - December 11, 2022
Term 1 (8 Weeks) August 22, 2022 - October 16, 2022
Term 2 (8 Weeks) October 17, 2022 - December 11, 2022
Drop/Withdraw Deadlines
FULL SEMESTER
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) August 22, 2022 - August 28, 2022
75% Refund August 29, 2022 - September 4, 2022
50% Refund September 5, 2022 - September 11, 2022
25% Refund September 12, 2022 - September 18, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) September 19, 2022 - November 20, 2022
TERM 1
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) August 22, 2022 - August 28, 2022
75% Refund August 29, 2022 - September 4, 2022
50% Refund September 5, 2022 - September 11, 2022
25% Refund September 12, 2022 - September 18, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) September 19, 2022 - September 25, 2022
TERM 2
100% Refund (Drop/Add Week) October 17, 2022 - October 23, 2022
75% Refund October 24, 2022 - October 30, 2022
50% Refund October 31, 2022 - November 6, 2022
25% Refund November 7, 2022 - November 13, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) November 14, 2022 - November 20, 2022

No Refunds after September 18, 2022 for Term 1.

No Refunds after November 13, 2022 for Term 2.

2022 Holiday Calendar

NSU Holiday Calendar

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

HOLIDAY NSU OBSERVED DATE
Winter Closure 2021 End Friday, December 24, 2021 through Sunday, January 2, 2022; return Monday, January 3,2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 17, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022 
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2022
Day after Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 25, 2022 
*Winter Closure (2022-2023) * Subject to university president's discretion and approval

 

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