Important Dates

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2014-2015


August 18, 2014 First Day of Fall 2014 classes for Law students.  Initial Fall 2014 disbursement date for Law students. Law students on SAP Warning or SAP Academic Plan will not be paid until  all final grades for Fall 2013 have been posted.
August 25, 2014 First day of Fall 2014 classses for undergraduate students
September 5, 2014  Last day for undergraduates to add/drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course
September  8, 2014 Initial Fall 2014 disbursement date for Graduate, Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students.  Disbursements will continue on a daily basis as financial aid files are completed.
October 17, 2014  Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a full-semester course or from the university
October 26, 2014  Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
October 27, 2014  Last day for undergraduates to add/drop a second-half-semester course
November 14, 2014  Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a second-half-semester course
November 26-30, 2014  Thanksgiving Break
December 6, 2014  Classes End
December 8-13, 2014  Final examinations
December 10, 2014 Last day to accept Fall only loans.
December 14, 2014  End of Fall 2014 semester; Fall commencement
January 1, 2015 First day that 2015-2016 FAFSA can be completed
January 12, 2015 First day of Spring 2015 classes for undergraduate students
January 23, 2015 Last day for undergraduates to add/drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course
January 26, 2015 Initial Spring 2015 disbursement date for Graduate, Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students.  Disbursements will continue on a daily basis as financial aid files are completed.
February 6, 2015 Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-semester course
March 6, 2015 Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a full-semester course or from the university
March 7, 2015 End of the first-half of the semester
March 23, 2015 Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course
April 10, 2015 Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a second-half-semester course
April 30, 2015 Classes End
May 4-8, 2015 Final Examinations
May 6, 2015  Last day to accept full year or Spring only loans.
May 10, 2015 End Spring semester