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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/fall18/

Fall Semester 2018

(August 27, 2018 - December 14, 2018)

March 2, 2018 Fall Semester 2018 Class Schedule Available for Viewing on the Web
April 2, 2018 Fall Semester 2018  Registration Begins (ends August 31, 2018)
April 2, 2018 Online enrollment begins for all Fall 2018 installment payment plan options through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
June 28, 2018 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)
June 28, 2018 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 6, 2018 Early Registration Guarantee Date - students registered through July 30, 2018, 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 7, 2018 Early Registration Cancellation For Nonpaymentwill be processed. Student accounts that do not meet payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
August 13, 2018 Fall Semester in-store textbook/supply purchases from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be charged by eligible students through through August 30, 2018 (confirm eligibility at https://secure2.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
August 22, 2018 Fall Semester online textbook orders from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be picked up/charged by eligible students through August 30, 2018 (confirm eligibility at https://secure2.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
August 27, 2018 Classes begin (evening classes begin at 6:00 p.m.)
August 27, 2018 First Date of Employment for students employed through federal or state work-study funds for the 2018-2019 school year
August 30, 2018 Last date for eligible students to charge Fall semester textbook/supply purchases at Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU
August 31, 2018 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 31, 2018 Students with work-study assignments must report to employing department by fifth class day of semester
August 31, 2018 Deadline for Original Registration (adding or changing full term classes)
August 31, 2018 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 31, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 100% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
August 31, 2018 Tuition Obligation Date - last day to change fall semester registrations before being held liable for tuition and fees charged
August 31, 2018 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.
September 1, 2018 Saturday Classes Held
September 1, 2018 Processing of fall semester financial aid funds begins. 
September 1, 2018 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 7, 2018.
September 3, 2018 Labor Day (No Classes)
September 4, 2018 Final Registration Cancellation For Nonpaymentwill be processed. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
September 7, 2018 First scheduled fall semester direct deposit disbursement (payment) to student bank accounts of excess financial aid funds identified from September 1, 2018, processing of fall semester financial aid.
September 10, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
September 10, 2018 Deadline for Changing Grading Method of Full Term Classes
September 17, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
September 19, 2018 Deadline to submit appeals to reinstate financial aid suspended for failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards
September 24, 2018 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 19, 2018 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 19, 2018 Last day for online full payment through Nelnet/FACTS (no fee)
September 25, 2018 Deadline to submit FAFSA for Fall semester eligibility of MN State Grants
October 1, 2018 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 22, 2018, will be subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late fee.
October 22, 2018 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. 
November 22, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal from all fall semester courses.
November 21, 2018 Thanksgiving (no classes November 21-25)
December 7, 2018 Last day to complete acceptance steps for loans for Fall semester only (must be certified prior to close of semester)
December 8, 2018 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
December 10, 2018 Final Examination Week December 10 through December 14
December 14, 2018 Official Closing of Fall Semester
December 15, 2018 Graduation (held on Saturday)
December 18, 2018 Accounts with Fall Semester past due balances subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue