Academic Calendar


2017-2018


Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

Fall Dates

Fall April 2017 Dates
DateDescription
April 7, Friday Application Deadline for First Year Applicants
Fall June 2017 Dates
DateDescription
June 1, Thursday Deadline for August graduation applications
June 15, Thursday New Transfer Student Orientation 
June 19-20, Mon-Tues New Undergraduate Student Orientation
June 22-23, Thurs-Fri New Undergraduate Student Orientation
June 26, Monday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
June 28, Wednesday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
June 30, Friday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
Fall July 2017 Dates
DateDescription
July 1, Saturday Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's Applicants
July 6, Thursday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 8, Saturday New Transfer Student Orientation
July 10-11, Mon-Tues New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 13-14, Thurs-Fri New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 17, Monday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 19, Wednesday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 21, Friday New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 24-25, Mon-Tue New Undergraduate Student Orientation
July 31, Monday New Transfer Student Orientation
Fall August 2017 Dates
DateDescription
August 11, Friday Deadline for submitting thesis/dissertation and Notice of Completion with Grad School for August graduation
August 18, Friday
  • Application Deadline for Non-Degree/Graduate Special Applicants
  • Final day to apply for change of residency for Fall Semester
August 21, Monday Fall Semester Faculty reporting date
August 24, Thursday
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception
  • All residence halls open at 10:00 a.m., except Canada and Sierra
August 25, Friday
  • Final day for initial registration
  • Fall Semester fees due; final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees
  • First payment due for those students on payment plan
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Canada and Sierra residence halls open at 10:00 a.m.
August 26, Saturday Late fees assessed
August 28, Monday FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Fall September 2017 Dates
DateDescription
September 1, Friday Final day to add or swap classes without permission from instructor
September 4, Monday Labor Day (no classes, campus closed)
September 7, Thursday
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university
  • Final day to change from a letter grade to S/U or S/U to a letter grade or audit to credit
  • Final day to add or swap classes with permission from instructor
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university; 50% refund for complete withdrawal begins
September 25, Monday Second fee payment due for those on payment plan

Fall October 2017 Dates
DateDescription
October 1, Sunday Deadline for December graduation applications
October 6, Friday Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
October 25, Wednesday Final fee payment due for those on payment plan
October 27, Friday Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed)

Fall November 2017 Dates
DateDescription
November 2, Thursday
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a "W"
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
  • No dropping of individual classes after this deadline
November 10, Friday Veteran's Day observed (no classes; campus closed)
November 22, Wednesday Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during December commencement
November 23, Thursday Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed)
November 24, Friday Family Day (no classes; campus closed)

Fall December 2017 Dates
DateDescription
December 8, Friday Final day for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation
December 9, Saturday COMMENCEMENT
December 13, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
December 14, Thursday Final class meeting week begins
December 20, Wednesday INSTRUCTION ENDS
December 22, Friday Fall semester ends - last day faculty on campus for fall semester
December 25, Monday Christmas Holiday (campus closed)
December 26, Tuesday Faculty to post final grades in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.

FALL SEMESTER 2017

Number of Class Days (Monday, Aug. 28 , through Wednesday, Dec 20. ): 16 Mondays, 17 Tuesdays, 16 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 13 Fridays = 77 days.

Spring Dates

Spring November 2017 Dates
DateDescription
November 1, Wednesday Enrollment for Wintermester and Spring 2018 begins

Spring December 2017 Dates
DateDescription
December 15, Friday Application Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor's Applicants
December 29, Friday Wintermester fees due (without late fee); bills will not be sent

Spring January 2018 Dates
DateDescription
January 1, Monday New Year's Day (campus closed)
January 2, Tuesday Wintermester Instruction begins; late registration begins
January 3, Wednesday
  • Final day to receive a full refund for Wintermester classes
  • Final Day to add Wintermester classes
  • Final Day to change Wintermester classes from audit to credit, letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade
  • Final Day to receive 100% refund of Wintermester classes
January 4, Thursday Final Day to receive a 50% refund for Wintermester classes; a "W" will appear on transcripts
January 11, Thursday
  • Final Day to drop Wintermester classes and receive a "W" 
  • Final Day to change Wintermester classes from credit to audit
  • Final Day to withdraw from Wintermester classes
January 12, Friday
  • Application Deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special Applicants
  • Final Day to apply for change of residency for the spring semester
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King Day (campus closed)
January 16, Tuesday Spring Semester faculty reporting date
January 18, Thursday New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception
January 19, 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
  • Wintermester instruction ends
  • New Student Orientation
January 20, Saturday Late fees assessed
January 21, Sunday Residence Halls open
January 22, Monday
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
  • Final grades for Wintermester due in MyNevada by 5:00 p.m.
January 26, Friday Final day to add classes without permission from the instructor
January 31, Wednesday
  • 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% refund for complete withdrawal begins
  • Final day to add or swap classes with the permission from the instructor
  • Final day to change a course from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit

Spring February 2018 Dates
DateDescription
February 1, Thursday
  • Priority deadline for WUE consideration for Fall 2018 semester
  • Priority deadline for Nevada Advantage consideration for Fall 2018 semester
February 19, Monday
  • President's Day (no classes; campus closed)
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan

Spring March 2018 Dates
DateDescription
March 1, Thursday Deadline for May graduation applications
March 2, Friday Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
March 17-25 Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
March 19, Monday Final fee payment due for those on payment plan
March 26, Monday Summer Session registration begins

Spring April 2018 Dates
DateDescription
April 2, Monday Fall 2018 registration begins 
April 3, 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
April 7, Saturday Application Deadline for Fall 2018 for First Year applicants

Spring May 2018 Dates
DateDescription
May 4, Thursday Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during May Commencement
May 9, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
May 10, Thursday Final class meeting week begins
May 11, Friday Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for May graduation
May 15, Tuesday "Honor the Best" Celebration
May 16, Wednesday INSTRUCTION ENDS
May 17, Thursday

COMMENCEMENT - 5:00 p.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:

Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.

May 18, Friday

COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:

Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.

COMMENCEMENT - 5:00 p.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:

Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.

May 19, Saturday

COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle for the following colleges:

Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees will be awarded at this ceremony.

May 21, Monday
  • Faculty to post final grades in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
  • Spring semester ends-last day faculty on campus for spring semester
May 28, Monday Memorial Day (campus closed; no classes)


SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Number of Class Days (Tuesday, Jan. 22 , through Wednesday, May 16 ): 15 Mondays, 16 Tuesdays, 15 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 15 Fridays = 76 days.

Summer Dates

Summer May 2018 Dates
DateDescription
May 18, Friday Final day to pay all Mini-session tuition & regular session fees before late registration fees are assessed
May 21, Monday MINI-SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
May 22, Tuesday
  • Final day to add mini-session classes 
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for mini-session classes
  • Final day to change a mini-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
May 23, Wednesday Final day to drop mini-session classes and receive a 50% refund
May 28, Monday Memorial Day (no classes; campus closed)
May 31, Thursday
  • Final day to withdraw from classes and receive a "W"
  • Final day to change mini-session from credit to audit

Summer June 2018 Dates
DateDescription
June 1, Friday Deadline for August graduation applications
June 8, Friday
  • MINI-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
  • Final day to pay all 1st session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed
June 11, Monday
  • Faculty to post final grades for mini-session in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
  • FIRST-SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
June 13, Wednesday
  • Final day to receive 100% refund 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
June 15, Friday Final day to drop first-session classes and receive a 50% refund
June 28, Thursday
  • Final day to change first-session from credit to audit
  • Final day to withdraw from classes and receive a "W"

Summer July 2018 Dates
DateDescription
July 1, Sunday Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor's applicants
July 4, Wednesday Independence Day observed (no classes; campus closed)
July 13, Friday
  • FIRST-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
  • Final day to pay all 2nd session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed
July 16, Monday
  • Faculty to post final grades for first-session in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
  • SECOND SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
July 18, Wednesday
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for second-session classes
  • Final day to add second-session classes
  • Final day to change a second-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
July 20, Friday Final day to drop second-session classes and receive a 50% refund

Summer August 2018 Dates
DateDescription
August 2, Thursday
  • Final day to change second-term from credit to audit
  • Final day to withdraw from classes and receive a "W"
August 16, Thursday SECOND SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
August 17, Friday
  • Application deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
  • Faculty to post final grades for second session in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
August TBA New Undergraduate Student Orientation sessions

2018-2019


Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Important Notice: These dates may be subject to change.

Fall Dates

Fall 2018 Dates
DateDescription
August 27, Monday First Day of Classes
December 8, Saturday Commencement
December 12, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
December 19, Wednesday Instruction Ends

Spring Dates

Spring 2019 Dates
DateDescription
January 22, Tuesday First Day of Classes
March 16-24 Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
May 8, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
May 15, Wednesday Instruction Ends
May 16, Thursday Commencement
May 17, Friday Commencement
May 18, Saturday Commencement

Summer Dates

Summer 2019 Dates
DateDescription
May 20, Monday Mini-Session Classes Begin
June 7, Friday Mini-Session Instruction Ends
June 10, Monday First-Session Classes Begin
July 12, Friday First-Session Instruction Ends
July 15, Monday Second-Session Classes Begin
August 15, Thursday Second-Session Instruction Ends

2019-2020


Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Important Notice: These dates may be subject to change.

Fall Dates

Fall 2019 Dates
DateDescription
August 26, Monday First Day of Classes
December 7, Saturday Commencement
December 11, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
December 18, Wednesday Instruction Ends

Spring Dates

Spring 2020 Dates
DateDescription
January 21, Tuesday First Day of Classes
March 14-22 Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
May 6, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
May 13, Wednesday Instruction Ends
May 14, Thursday Commencement
May 15, Friday Commencement
May 16, Saturday Commencement

Summer Dates

Summer 2020 Dates
DateDescription
May 18, Monday Mini-Session Classes Begin
June 5, Friday Mini-Session Instruction Ends
June 8, Monday First-Session Classes Begin
July 10, Friday First-Session Instruction Ends
July 13, Monday Second-Session Classes Begin
August 14, Thursday Second-Session Instruction Ends

2020-2021


Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021

Important Notice: These dates may be subject to change.

Fall Dates

Fall 2020 Dates
DateDescription
August 24, Monday First Day of Classes
December 5, Saturday Commencement
December 9, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
December 16, Wednesday Instruction Ends

Spring Dates

Spring 2021 Dates
DateDescription
January 19, Tuesday First Day of Classes
March 13-21 Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
May 5, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
May 12, Wednesday Instruction Ends
May 13, Thursday Commencement
May 14, Friday Commencement
May 15, Saturday Commencement

Summer Dates

Summer 2021 Dates
DateDescription
May 17, Monday Mini-Session Classes Begin
June 4, Friday Mini-Session Instruction Ends
June 7, Monday First-Session Classes Begin
July 9, Friday First-Session Instruction Ends
July 12, Monday Second-Session Classes Begin
August 13, Friday Second-Session Instruction Ends

2021-2022


Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022

Important Notice: These dates may be subject to change.

Fall Dates

Fall 2021 Dates
DateDescription
August 23, Monday First Day of Classes
December 4, Saturday Commencement
December 8, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
December 15, Wednesday Instruction Ends

Spring Dates

Spring 2022 Dates
DateDescription
January 18, Tuesday First Day of Classes
March 12-20 Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
May 4, Wednesday Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
May 11, Wednesday Instruction Ends
May 12, Thursday Commencement
May 13, Friday Commencement
May 14, Saturday Commencement

Summer Dates

Summer 2022 Dates
DateDescription
May 16, Monday Mini-Session Classes Begin
June 3, Friday Mini-Session Instruction Ends
June 6, Monday First-Session Classes Begin
July 8, Friday First-Session Instruction Ends
July 11, Monday Second-Session Classes Begin
August 12, Friday Second-Session Instruction Ends