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Academic Calendar

May
1 Friday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year applicants
June
1 Monday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
July
1 Wednesday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's applicants
15 Wednesday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's applicants
August
14 Friday  
  • Application deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
  • Final day to apply to change residency status for Fall semester
17 Monday  
  • Fall Semester faculty reporting date
20 Thursday  
  • All residence halls open, except Canada and Sierra
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception
21 Friday  
  • Fall Semester fees due (last day to pay without late fee assessment)
  • First payment due for those students on payment plan
  • Last day for initial registration
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Canada and Sierra residence halls open
22 Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
24 Monday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
28 Friday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor
September
2 Wednesday  
  • Final day to add or swap classes with instructor approval
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university; 50% refunds for complete withdrawal begin
  • Final day to change a course from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
7 Monday  
  • Labor Day (no classes; campus closed)
21 Monday  
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
October
1 Thursday  
  • Deadline for December graduation applications
2 Friday  
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
21 Wednesday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
28 Wednesday  
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a "W"
  • No dropping of individual classes after this date
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
30 Friday  
  • Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed)
November
11 Wednesday  
  • Veterans Day (no classes; campus closed)
18 Wednesday  
  • Notice of Completion due from doctoral students being hooded at December Commencement
26 Thursday  
  • Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed)
27 Friday  
  • Family Day (no classes; campus closed)
December
4 Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation
5 Saturday  
  • COMMENCEMENT
9 Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
10 Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins
16 Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
21 Monday  
  • Final grades filed posted in My Nevada by 5 p.m.
  • Fall semester ends-last day faculty are on campus for fall semester
25 Friday  
  • Christmas (campus closed)

Fall Semester 2015

Number of Class Days (Monday, Aug. 24, through Wednesday, Dec. 16): 16 Mondays, 17 Tuesdays, 16 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 14 Fridays = 78 days.

January
19 Tuesday  
  • First day of instruction
March
19 Saturday  
  • Start of Spring Break
27 Sunday  
  • End of Spring Break
May
4 Wednesday  
  • Prep Day
11 Wednesday  
  • Last day of instruction
13-14 Friday-Saturday  
  • Commencement
May
16 Monday  
  • START OF MINI TERM
June
3 Friday  
  • LAST DAY OF MINI TERM
6 Monday  
  • START OF FIRST TERM
July
8 Friday  
  • END OF FIRST TERM
11 Monday  
  • START OF SECOND TERM
August
1 Thursday  
  • END OF SECOND TERM
August
29 Monday  
  • FIRST DAY OF INSTRUCTION
December
10 Saturday  
  • Commencement
14 Wednesday  
  • Prep Day
21 Wednesday  
  • LAST DAY OF INSTRUCTION

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