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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Important Dates - All

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campushub/campusinfo/dates/all/fall16/

Fall Semester 2016

(August 22, 2016 - December 9, 2016)

March 7, 2016 Fall Semester 2016 Class Schedule Available for Viewing on the Web
April 4, 2016 Fall Semester 2016  Registration Begins (ends August 26, 2016)
April 4, 2016 Online enrollment begins for all Fall 2016 installment payment plan options through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
June 30, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments beginning July 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
July 27, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "15% or $300 down, four monthly installments beginning August 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
August 1, 2016 Early Registration Guarantee Date - students registered through July 25, 2016, must meet minimum payment requirements for tuition and fees by this date to stay enrolled. Students who meet minimum payment requirements for fall semester will be protected from Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment and will not have courses administratively dropped.
August 2, 2016 Early Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
August 8, 2016 Fall Semester in-store textbook/supply purchases from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be charged by enrolled students with financial aid awards and/or Nelnet/FACTS payment plan, through August 25, 2016 (confirm eligibility at https://secure2.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
August 17, 2016 Fall Semester online textbook orders from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be picked up/charged by enrolled students with financial aid awards and/or Nelnet/FACTS payment plan, through August 25, 2016 (confirm eligibility at https://secure2.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
August 22, 2016 Classes begin (evening classes begin at 6:00 p.m.)
August 22, 2016 First Date of Employment for students employed through federal or state work-study funds for the 2016-2017 school year
August 25, 2016 Last date for eligible students to charge Fall semester textbook/supply purchases at Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU
August 25, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "15% or $300 down, three monthly installments beginning September 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
August 26, 2016 Students with work-study assignments must report to employing department by fifth class day of semester
August 26, 2016 Deadline for Original Registration (adding or changing full term classes)
August 26, 2016 Deadline for Dropping Full Term Classes (with refund and without affecting completion rate; classes dropped after this date will appear with a "W" on transcript)
August 26, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 100% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
August 26, 2016 Tuition Obligation Date - last day to change fall semester registrations before being held liable for tuition and fees charged
August 26, 2016 Final Registration Guarantee Date - all registered students must meet minimum payment requirements for tuition and fees by this date to stay enrolled. Students who meet minimum payment requirements for fall semester will be protected from Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment and will not have courses administratively dropped.
August 27, 2016 Saturday Classes Held
August 27, 2016 Processing of fall semester financial aid funds begins. 
August 27, 2016 Available grant, scholarship and loan funds posted to student accounts and applied to charges. Excess financial aid funds after account balances paid in full are designated for scheduled disbursement (payment) to student on September 2, 2016.
August 29, 2016 Final Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
September 2, 2016 First scheduled fall semester direct deposit disbursement (payment) to student bank accounts of excess financial aid funds identified from August 27, 2016, processing of fall semester financial aid.
September 2, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
September 2, 2016 Deadline for Changing Grading Method of Full Term Classes
September 5, 2016 Labor Day (No Classes)
September 12, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
September 14, 2016 Deadline to submit appeals to reinstate financial aid suspended for failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards
September 19, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 25% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges. No refund/credit of tuition/fee charges for official withdrawal after this date.
September 20, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments beginning October 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
September 20, 2016 Last day for online full payment through Nelnet/FACTS (no fee)
September 20, 2016 Deadline to submit FAFSA for Fall semester eligibility of MN State Grants
September 26, 2016 Fall Semester Due Date - required to be paid in full or enrolled in fall semester Nelnet/FACTS payment plan. Unpaid balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan on October 17, 2016, will be subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late fee.
October 17, 2016 Fall Semester Past Due Date - Accounts with unpaid Fall Semester balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late payment fee. 
October 21, 2016 No Classes
October 22, 2016 Saturday Classes Held
November 17, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal from all fall semester courses.
November 23, 2016 No Evening Classes
November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving (no classes November 24-November 27)
December 2, 2016 Last day to apply for loans for Fall semester only (must be certified prior to close of semester)
December 3, 2016 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
December 5, 2016 Final Examination Week December 5 through December 9
December 9, 2016 Official Closing of Fall Semester
December 10, 2016 Graduation (held on Saturday)
December 12, 2016 Accounts with Fall Semester past due balances subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue