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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/spring16/

Spring Semester 2016

(January 11, 2016 - May 6, 2016)

October 5, 2015 Spring Semester 2016 Class Schedule Available for Viewing on the Web
November 9, 2015 Online enrollment begins for all Spring 2016 installment payment plan options through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
November 10, 2015 Spring Semester 2016 Registration Begins (ends January 15, 2016)
December 3, 2015 Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments beginning December 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
December 15, 2015 Early Registration Guarantee Date - students registered through December 8, 2015, must meet minimum payment requirements for tuition and fees by this date to stay enrolled. Students who meet minimum payment requirements for spring semester will be protected from Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment and will not have courses administratively dropped.
December 16, 2015 Last day for online enrollment in "15% or $300 down, four monthly installments beginning January 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
December 16, 2015 Early Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
December 28, 2015 Spring 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 January 14, 2016 (confirm eligibility at https://secure.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
January 7, 2016 Spring 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 January 14, 2016 (confirm eligibility at https://secure.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
January 11, 2016 Classes begin (evening classes begin at 6:00 p.m.)
January 14, 2016 Last date for eligible students to charge Spring semester textbook/supply purchases at Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU
January 15, 2016 Students with work-study assignments must report to employing department by fifth class day of semester
January 15, 2016 Deadline for Original Registration (adding or changing full term classes)
January 15, 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)
January 15, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 100% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
January 15, 2016 Tuition Obligation Date - last day to change spring semester registrations before being held liable for tuition and fees charged
January 15, 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 spring semester will be protected from Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment and will not have courses administratively dropped.
January 16, 2016 Processing of spring semester financial aid funds begins.
January 16, 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 January 22, 2016.
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 19, 2016 Final Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
January 21, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "15% or $300 down, three monthly installments beginning February 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
January 22, 2016 First scheduled spring semester direct deposit disbursement (payment) to student bank accounts of excess financial aid funds identified from January 16, 2016, processing of spring semester financial aid.
January 25, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
January 25, 2016 Deadline for Changing Grading Method of Full Term Classes
February 1, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
February 3, 2016 Deadline to submit appeals to reinstate financial aid suspended for failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards
February 8, 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.
February 9, 2016 Deadline to submit FAFSA for Spring semester eligibility of MN State Grants
February 15, 2016 Spring Semester Due Date - required to be paid in full or enrolled in spring semester Nelnet/FACTS payment plan. Unpaid balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan on March 7, 2016, will be subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late fee. Unpaid Residence Hall balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan on March 7, 2016, also subject to suspension of meal plan/dining privileges.
February 15, 2016 Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments beginning March 5" payment plan option through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
February 15, 2016 Last day for online full payment through Nelnet/FACTS (no fee)
March 5, 2016 Saturday Classes Held
March 7, 2016 No Classes Held March 7 through March 11
March 7, 2016 Spring Semester Past Due Date - Accounts with unpaid Spring Semester balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late payment fee.
March 7, 2016 Spring Semester Past Due Date - Accounts with unpaid Spring Semester Residence Hall balances not covered by Nelnet/FACTS payment plan subject to suspension of meal plan/dining privileges.
April 13, 2016 Last day for official withdrawal from all spring semester courses
April 29, 2016 Last day to submit applications for loans for the 2015-2016 Academic Year (Fall/Spring or Spring only)
April 30, 2016 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
May 2, 2016 Final Examination Week May 2 - May 6
May 6, 2016 Official Closing of Spring Semester
May 7, 2016 Graduation (held on Saturday)
May 9, 2016 Accounts with Spring Semester past due balances subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue