Academic Calendar

The academic calendars below will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration timetables, tuition due dates, holidays, special events, vacations, and the beginning and end of each semester.

 

  • May 14 Monday, Registration
  • May 15 Tuesday, Class Work Begins
  • May 15 Tuesday, Last day for a registered student to enter an organized class with faculty approval ONLY
  • May 28 Monday, Memorial Day observed (Legal Holiday) June 11 Monday, Final Examinations
  • June 11 Monday, End of Intersession
  • June 11 Monday, Registration
  • June 12 Tuesday, Class Work Begins
  • June 12 Tuesday, Last day for a registered student to enter an organized class with faculty approval ONLY
  • July 4 Wednesday, Legal Holiday
  • July 20 Saturday, End of Class Work
  • July 23 Monday, Final Examinations
  • Intersession 2018
  • 100 percent refund, 5-14-18
  • 50 percent refund, 5-18-18
  • Withdraw without instructor consent, 5-29-18
  • Withdraw with instructor consent, 6-1-18
  • 100 percent refund, 6-13-18
  • 50 percent refund, 6-21-18
  • Withdraw without instructor consent, 7-2-18
  • Withdraw with instructor consent, 7-13-18
  • August 13 Monday, Class Work Begins
  • August 13 Monday, 1st Bi-term Begins
  • August 15 Wednesday, Last day for a registered student to enter an organized class with faculty approval ONLY
  • September 3 Monday, Labor Day (Legal Holiday)
  • September 10 Monday, 12 Week Late Start Classes Begin
  • September 24 Monday, 10 Week Late Start Classes Begin
  • October 1 Monday, Priority Registration begins
  • October 8 Monday - 13 Saturday, Fall Break (Academic Holiday)
  • October 15 Monday, Midterm. Last day for students, at their discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of W.
  • October 15 Monday, 2nd Bi-term Begins
  • November 22 Thursday - November 24 Saturday, Thanksgiving Day (Legal Holiday) Day after Thanksgiving (KCTCS Holiday)
  • November 24 Saturday (Academic Holiday)
  • November 30 Friday, Last day for a student, at the discretion of the instructor, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of W.
  • December 1 Saturday, End of classwork
  • December 3 Monday - 9 Sunday, Final Examinations
  • December 9 Sunday, End of the semester

16-Week Semester

  • 100 percent refund, 8-17-18
  • 50 percent refund, 9-11-18
  • Withdraw without instructor consent, 10-15-18
  • Withdraw with instructor consent, 11-30-18

1st bi-term

  • 100 percent refund, 8-16-18
  • 50 percent refund, 8-27-18
  • Withdraw without instructor consent, 9-10-18
  • Withdraw with instructor consent, 9-28-18

2nd bi-term

  • 100 percent refund, 10-18-18
  • 50 percent refund, 10-29-18
  • Withdraw without instructor consent, 11-12-18
  • Withdraw with instructor consent, 11-30-18

12 Week Late Start Classes

  • Last day to drop at 100 percent and receive no grade, 9-14-18
  • Last day to drop at 50 percent and receive W, 10-1-18
  • Last day to drop without instructor permission, 10-22-18
  • Last day to drop with instructor permission, 11-30-18
  • Last day for a registered student to enter an organized class with faculty approval ONLY, 9-12-18

10 Week Late Start Classes - Start Date, 9-24-18

  • Last day to drop at 100 percent and receive no grade, 9-27-18
  • Last day to drop at 50 percent and receive W, 10-11-18
  • Last day to drop without instructor permission, 10-29-18
  • Last day to drop with instructor permission, 11-30-18
  • Last day for a registered student to enter an organized class with faculty approval ONLY, 9-26-18

Schedule includes Main Campus, Muhlenberg Campus, Tech Campus, and ACE2 locations. Murray students should verify closings with MSU office.

  • May 28, Monday - Memorial Day observed
  • July 4, Wednesday - Independence Day
  • January 21, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • February 18, Monday - President's Day
  • March 11 - 16, Spring Break (Academic Holiday)
  • April 19, Friday - Good Friday (1/2 Day)
  • May 27, Monday - Memorial Day observed
  • July 4, Thursday - Independence Day

2017 - 2018 Academic Year (PDF)

2018 - 2019 Academic Year (PDF)