Sep 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


Other dates and deadlines may apply for 14-week and dynamically dated (non-standard) courses. Please refer to MyNIU for course-specific dates.

2022 FALL UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FULL SEMESTER

FIRST HALF-SEMESTER

SECOND HALF-SEMESTER

  Aug. 22 - Dec. 10 Aug. 22 - Oct. 16 Oct. 17 - Dec. 10
Classes begin Aug. 22, Monday Aug. 22, Monday Oct. 17, Monday
Last day to add or drop course(s) via self-service in MyNIU Aug. 28, Sunday Aug. 28, Sunday Oct. 23, Sunday
Last day to apply for Fall graduation via self-service in MyNIU Sept. 1, Thursday Sept. 1, Thursday Sept. 1, Thursday
Last day to add a course with approval from the offering department Sept. 4, Sunday Sept. 4, Sunday Oct. 30, Sunday
Last day to drop a course through advisor Sept. 4, Sunday Aug. 28, Sunday Oct. 23, Sunday
Labor Day (university closed) Sept. 5, Monday Sept. 5, Monday N/A
Last day to make up a grade of Incomplete from the Spring 2022 semester Sept. 13, Tuesday Sept. 13, Tuesday Sept. 13, Tuesday
Last day to change a course from credit to audit or from audit to credit Sept. 9, Friday Sept. 9, Friday Nov. 4, Friday
Last day to request a course withdrawal or semester withdrawal through advisor Oct. 28, Friday Sept. 23, Friday Nov. 18, Friday
General Election Day (university closed) Nov. 8, Tuesday N/A Nov. 8, Tuesday
Thanksgiving break Nov. 23, Wednesday - Nov. 27, Sunday N/A Nov. 23, Wednesday - Nov. 27, Sunday
Classes resume after Thanksgiving break Nov. 28, Monday N/A Nov. 28, Monday
Last day to change or declare a major to be effective for the fall semester Nov. 28, Monday Nov. 28, Monday Nov. 28, Monday
Classes end Dec. 3, Saturday Oct. 16, Sunday Dec. 3, Saturday
Final Examinations Dec 5, Monday - Dec. 10, Saturday As set by instructor Dec 5, Monday - Dec. 10, Saturday
Last day to make up a grade of Incomplete from the Summer 2022 session Dec. 7, Wednesday Dec. 7, Wednesday Dec. 7, Wednesday
Undergraduate fall commencement Dec. 11, Sunday Dec. 11, Sunday Dec. 11, Sunday

2023 SPRING UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FULL SEMESTER

FIRST HALF-SEMESTER

SECOND HALF-SEMESTER

  Jan 17 - May 12 Jan. 17 - March 11 March 20 - May 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (university closed) Jan. 16, Monday Jan. 16, Monday Jan. 16, Monday
Classes begin Jan. 17, Tuesday Jan. 17, Tuesday March 20, Monday
Last day to add or drop course(s) via self-service in MyNIU Jan. 22, Sunday Jan. 22, Sunday March 26, Sunday
Last day to add a course with approval from the offering department Jan. 29, Sunday Jan. 29, Sunday April 2, Sunday
Last day to drop a course through advisor Jan. 29, Sunday Jan. 22, Sunday March 26, Sunday
Last day to apply for Spring graduation via self-service in MyNIU Feb. 1, Wednesday Feb. 1, Wednesday Feb. 1, Wednesday
Last day to change a course from credit to audit or from audit to credit Feb. 3, Friday Feb. 3, Friday April 7, Friday
Spring Recess March 12, Sunday - March 19, Sunday N/A N/A
Classes resume after Spring Recess March 20, Monday N/A March 20, Monday
Last day to request a course withdrawal or semester withdrawal through advisor March 31, Friday Feb. 17, Friday April 21, Friday
Last day to make up a grade of Incomplete from the Fall 2022 semester April 12, Wednesday April 12, Wednesday April 12, Wednesday
Last day to change or declare a major to be effective for the spring semester April 24, Monday April 24, Monday April 24, Monday
Classes end May 4, Thursday March 11, Saturday May 4, Thursday
Reading Day May 5, Friday N/A May 5, Friday
Final Examinations May 6 (Sat.), May 8-12 (Mon-Fri.) As set by instructor May 6 (Sat.), May 8-12 (Mon-Fri.)
Undergraduate spring commencement May 13, Saturday May 13, Saturday May 13, Saturday

2023 SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FULL SESSION

FIRST HALF-SESSION

SECOND HALF-SESSION

  June 20 - Aug. 13 June 20 - July 16 July 17 - Aug. 13
Last day to apply for Summer graduation via self-service in MyNIU June 15, Thursday June 15, Thursday June 15, Thursday
Juneteenth (university closed) June 19, Monday June 19, Monday N/A
Classes begin June 20, Tuesday June 20, Tuesday July 17, Monday
Last day to add or drop course(s) via self-service in MyNIU June 25, Sunday June 21, Wednesday July 19, Wednesday
Last day to change a course from credit to audit or from audit to credit June 26, Monday June 22, Thursday July 20, Thursday
Last day to add a course with approval from the offering department June 30, Friday June 23, Friday July 21, Friday
Last day to drop a course through advisor June 25, Sunday June 23, Friday July 21, Friday
Independence Day observed (university closed) July 4, Tuesday July 4, Tuesday N/A
Last day to request a course withdrawal or session withdrawal through advisor July 21, Friday June 30, Friday July 28, Friday
Last day to change or declare a major to be effective for the summer session July 24, Monday July 24, Monday July 24, Monday
Classes end Aug. 13, Sunday July 16, Sunday Aug. 13, Sunday