Academic Calendar

Master of Science in Natural Resources Conservation

Abridged Academic Calendar



Spring Semester 2024 (14-week Standard semester)

Monday January 15 Late enrollment/registration begins – online (self-service)
Monday January 23 Classes begin
Tuesday January 30 Last day to add/change courses
Monday February 19 President’s Day – no classes
Wednesday February 21 Last day to drop course without Notation of Withdrawal grade on transcript
Friday March 1 Incompletes due
Mon-Fri March 11-15 Mid-semester recess
Friday March 22 Last day to drop classes with WP/WF
Mon-Fri March 25-April 12 Advance registration for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 semesters
Wednesday April 3 Last day to submit paperwork for graduation
Friday April 19 Last day to withdraw from College with WD’s
Friday May 10 Final projects due, Graduate courses
Payment for Summer 2024 semester due
Saturday May 11 Commencement
Monday       May 13 Final grades due, Graduate courses


Summer Semester 2024 (13-week semester; Entering cohort: 14 day residency/ 11 credits; returning cohort: 2-day residency; 2 credits)

(N.B.: Students are advised to conduct any necessary pre-program academic preparation in statistics and/or GIS as soon as they are admitted. Students are to consult with the appropriate Graduate Studies faculty to develop a plan of study.)


Monday May 20  Graduate classes begin
Sunday June 16 MSNRC Summer Residency begins (entering cohort)
Friday June 21 MSNRC Summer Weekend Residency begins (graduating cohort)
Sunday June 23 MSNRC Summer Weekend Residency ends (graduating cohort)
Saturday June 29 MSNRC Summer Residency ends (entering cohort)
Thursday July 4 Independence Day – no classes
Friday July 19 Payment for Fall 2024 Semester due
Last day to submit paperwork toward a graduation requirement
Friday August 16 Summer Sessions ends – final projects due
Monday August 19 Summer grades due




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