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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/spring18/

Spring Semester 2018

(January 8, 2018 - May 4, 2018)

October 2, 2017 Spring Semester 2018 Class Schedule Available for Viewing on the Web
November 2, 2017 Spring Semester 2018 Registration Begins (ends January 12, 2018)
November 2, 2017 Online enrollment begins for all Spring 2018 installment payment plan options through Nelnet/FACTS (non-refundable $24 fee charged upon enrollment)
November 29, 2017 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 12, 2017 Early Registration Guarantee Date - students registered through December 5, 2017, 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 13, 2017 Early Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
December 18, 2017 Spring Semester in-store textbook/supply purchases from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be charged by eligible students through January 11, 2018 (confirm eligibility at https://secure.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
December 22, 2017 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)
January 4, 2018 Spring Semester online textbook orders from Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU may be picked up/charged by eligible students through January 11, 2018 (confirm eligibility at https://secure.mnsu.edu/FinancialAid).
January 8, 2018 Classes begin (evening classes begin at 6:00 p.m.)
January 11, 2018 Last date for eligible students to charge Spring semester textbook/supply purchases at Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ MSU
January 12, 2018 Students with work-study assignments must report to employing department by fifth class day of semester
January 12, 2018 Deadline for Original Registration (adding or changing full term classes)
January 12, 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)
January 12, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 100% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
January 12, 2018 Tuition Obligation Date - last day to change spring semester registrations before being held liable for tuition and fees charged
January 12, 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 spring semester will be protected from Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment and will not have courses administratively dropped.
January 13, 2018 Processing of spring semester financial aid funds begins. 
January 13, 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 January 19, 2018.
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 16, 2018 Final Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
January 19, 2018 First scheduled spring semester direct deposit disbursement (payment) to student bank accounts of excess financial aid funds identified from January 13, 2018, processing of spring semester financial aid.
January 22, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
January 22, 2018 Deadline for Changing Grading Method of Full Term Classes
January 25, 2018 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 29, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges
January 31, 2018 Deadline to submit appeals to reinstate financial aid suspended for failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards
February 5, 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.
February 6, 2018 Deadline to submit FAFSA for Spring semester eligibility of MN State Grants
February 12, 2018 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 5, 2018, will be subject to Unpaid Balance hold and $50 late fee.
February 12, 2018 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 12, 2018 Last day for online full payment through Nelnet/FACTS (no fee)
March 3, 2018 Saturday Classes Held
March 5, 2018 No Classes Held March 5 through March 9
March 5, 2018 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.
April 11, 2018 Last day for official withdrawal from all spring semester courses
April 27, 2018 Last day to complete acceptance steps for loans for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (Fall/Spring or Spring only)
April 28, 2018 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
April 30, 2018 Final Examination Week April 30 - May 4
May 4, 2018 Official Closing of Spring Semester
May 5, 2018 Graduation (held on Saturday)
May 7, 2018 Accounts with Spring Semester past due balances subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue