skip to main content

Academic Calendar

January
1 Thursday  
  • New Year's Day (campus closed)
5 Monday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor's Applicants
9 Friday  
  • Accept Admissions Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor's Applicants
  • Application Deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special Applicants
  • Final day to apply for change of residency for the spring semester
12 Monday  
  • Spring Semester faculty reporting date
15 Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception
16 Friday  
  • Spring Semester fees due; final day to pay without incurring late payment fees
  • First payment due for those students on a payment plan
  • Final day for initial registration for spring
  • New Student Orientation
17 Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
18 Sunday  
  • Residence Halls open
19 Monday  
  • Martin Luther King Day (campus closed)
20 Tuesday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
26 Monday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from the instructor
29 Thursday  
  • Final day to add or swap classes with the permission from the instructor
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university
  • Final day to change a course from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
30 Friday  
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university; 50% refund for complete withdrawal begins
February
1 Sunday  
  • Priority deadline for WUE consideration for Fall 2015 semester
  • Priority deadline for scholarship consideration for Fall 2015
16 Monday  
  • President's Day (no classes; campus closed)
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
27 Friday  
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
March
1 Sunday  
  • Deadline for May graduation applications
16 Monday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
14-22  
  • Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
25 Wednesday  
  • Summer Session registration begins
31 Tuesday  
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a "W"
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
  • No dropping of individual classes after this date
May
1 Friday  
  • Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during May Commencement
6 Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
7 Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins
8 Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for May graduation
TBA  
  • "Honor the Best" Celebration
13 Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
15 Friday  
  • COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:
    • College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources;
    • College of Business;
    • Division of Health Sciences.
    Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.
  • COMMENCEMENT - 4:55 p.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:
    • College of Engineering;
    • College of Science.
    Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.
16 Saturday  
  • COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:
    • College of Education;
    • College of Liberal Arts;
    • Reynolds School of Journalism.
    Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.
18 Monday  
  • Final grades posted in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
  • Spring semester ends-last day faculty on campus for spring semester
25 Monday  
  • Memorial Day (campus closed; no classes)

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

Number of Class Days (Tuesday, Jan. 20, through Wednesday, May 13): 14 Mondays, 16 Tuesdays, 15 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 15 Fridays = 75 days.

May
1 Friday  
  • Application Deadline for Fall 2015 for First Year applicants
15 Friday  
  • Final day to pay all Mini-session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed
18 Monday  
  • MINI-SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
19 Tuesday  
  • Final day to register for mini-session classes
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for mini-session classes
  • Final day to add classes for mini-session
  • Final day to change a mini-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
20 Wednesday  
  • Final day to drop mini-session classes and receive a 50% refund
25 Monday  
  • Memorial Day (no classes; campus closed)
28 Thursday  
  • Final day to withdraw without a grade being recorded
  • Final day to change mini-session from credit to audit
June
1 Monday  
  • Deadline for August graduation applications
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
5 Friday  
  • MINI-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
  • Final day to pay all 1st session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed
8 Monday  
  • Final grades for mini-session posted on MyNEVADA by 5:00 p.m.
  • FIRST-SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
10 Wednesday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for first-session classes
  • Final day to register for first-session classes
  • Final day to add classes for first-session
  • Final day to change a first-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
12 Friday  
  • Final day to drop first-session classes and receive a 50% refund
27 Saturday  
  • Final day to change first-session from credit to audit
  • Final day to withdraw without a grade being recorded
July
1 Wednesday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's applicants
3 Friday  
  • Independence Day observed (no classes; campus closed)
10 Friday  
  • FIRST-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
  • Final day to pay all 2nd session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed
13 Monday  
  • Final grades for first-session posted in MyNEVADA by 5:00 p.m.
  • SECOND SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
15 Wednesday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's applicants
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for second-session classes
  • Final day to register for second-session classes
  • Final day to add classes for second-session
  • Final day to change a second-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
17 Friday  
  • Final day to drop second-session classes and receive a 50% refund
24 Friday  
  • Final day to change second-term from credit to audit
31 Friday  
  • Final day to withdraw without a grade being recorded
August
14 Friday  
  • SECOND SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
15 Saturday  
  • Application deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
17 Monday  
  • Final grades for second session posted in MyNEVADA by 5 p.m.
TBA  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation sessions
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
15 Saturday  
  • 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

Take the next step...