Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

M State's academic calendar is available to assist with your academic planning. A full calendar listing of M State events and important dates is also available.


2018-19 Academic Calendar at a glance


August 27: Fall semester begins
August 29: Last day to add courses for fall semester
August 31: Last day to drop courses for fall semester


September 3: Labor Day COLLEGE CLOSED
September 17: Constitution Day observed
September 21: Application deadline for fall commencement ceremony


October 15: Spring 2019 registration begins
October 18-19: Fall break No Classes/College Open


November 12: Veterans Day observed COLLEGE CLOSED
November 22-23: Thanksgiving break COLLEGE CLOSED
November 28: Last day to withdraw from full-term fall semester courses


December 17-21: Final exams
December 21: Fall commencement for all campuses; 1 p.m. ceremony in Moorhead
December 21: Fall semester ends
December 24-January 11: Semester break No Classes/College Open
December 25: Christmas COLLEGE CLOSED


January 1: New Year's Day COLLEGE CLOSED
January 14: Spring semester begins
January 16: Last day to add courses for spring semester
January 18: Last day to drop courses for spring semester
January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day COLLEGE CLOSED


February 8: Application deadline for spring graduates/spring commencement ceremony
February 18: Presidents Day COLLEGE CLOSED

MARCH 2019

March 4: Summer/fall 2019 registration opens
March 8: Application deadline for summer graduates/spring commencement ceremony
March 11-15: Spring break No Classes/College Open

APRIL 2019

April 10: No Classes/College Open
April 17: Last day to withdraw from full-term spring semester courses

MAY 2019

May 6-10: Final exams
May 9: Fergus Falls campus commencement, 3 p.m. in Spartan Gym
May 9: Detroit Lakes campus commencement, 7 p.m. at Detroit Lakes High School
May 10: Moorhead campus commencement, 1 p.m. at Concordia College
May 10: Wadena campus commencement, 5:30 p.m. at Wadena-Deer Creek School
May 10: Spring semester ends
May 14: Summer term begins
May 27: Memorial Day COLLEGE CLOSED

JUNE 2019

June 3: Summer term general education/online courses begin

JULY 2019

July 4: Independence Day COLLEGE CLOSED
July 26: Summer term ends

Last modified: January 2nd, 2019 at 09:33am