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Important Dates & Deadlines for 2013-14

MONTHDATEDESCRIPTION
JUNE 2013
 Saturday, June 1Application deadline for Summer 2013 Graduate School Admission
 Sunday, June 16Father's Day
 Monday, June 17Classes begin for Summer 2013
 Wednesday, June 19Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half session of full-session course via self-service in MyNIU
 Tuesday, June 25Summer School scholarship checks released
 Thursday June 20Last day for undergraduates to change a first-half-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
 Tuesday June 25Last day for undergraduates to change a full-session course from credit to audit ot audit to credit
 Wednesday, June 26Last day to set privacy settings in MyNIU to prevent printing of directory information for the university phone book
 Sunday, June 30Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) federal filing dealine
 HUSKIE HIGHLIGHTFile your FAFSA!
 
JULY 2013
 Monday July 1Last day to apply for fall 2013 graduation via self-service in My NIU
 Tuesday July 2Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in first-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
 Thursday July 4Independence Day (No classes; University closed)
 Monday July 8Ramadan Begins
 Thursday July 11Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a full-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in full-session courses to withdraw from the university
 Sunday July 14End of first-half-session
 Monday 15Beginning of last-half-session
Application deadline for Fall 2013 Graduate School Admission
 Thursday July 18Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a last-half-session course via self-service in MyNIU
 Thursday July 18Last day for undergraduates to declare a major for the summer session
 Tuesday July 30Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a last-half-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in last-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
 Huskie HighlightBegin preparing for fall term; make sure you know your schedule!
 
AUG 2013
 Wednesday August 7Ramadan ends
 Sunday August 11Summer Session ends
 Monday, August 19Payment due date (fall courses)
 Monday, August 26First Day of classes
 Huskie Reminders:Turn in books to Holmes Student Center upon completion of your summer courses.
School beings Monday, August 27.
Pick up your books as soon as possible from Holmes Student Center.
Check your MyNIU and NIU email regularly.
Don't forget to sign up for direct deposit if you haven't already!
 
SEPT 2013
 Monday, September 2Labor Day (No classes)
 Friday, September 6Last day to drop classes (Full semester & first-half of semester courses)
 Huskie Reminders:Get involved, join Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Late Night Ride Service provides safe, "no questions asked," transportation around campus and surrounding areas 10 p.m.- 6 a.m. Call 815-753-2222.
 
OCT 2013
 Monday, October 14Columbus Day
 Thursday, October 31Halloween
 Huskie Reminders:Stay healthy! Get plenty of rest, eat healthy, set aside time for friends and family.
Remember, you need to pass 6 (degree applicable) credit hours each semester to remain eligible
 
NOV 2013
 Monday, November 11Veteran's Day
 Wednesday, November 27Thanksgiving Break Begins (No classes)
 Thursday, November 28Thanksgiving
 Huskie Reminders:Plan to meet with you advisors (on campus and at Yordon Center) to plan and enroll in your spring courses
Check MyNIU to make sure you don't have any holds (fines, tuition, etc). You will not be able to register until these are paid.
 
DEC 2013
 Monday, December 2Classes Resume
 Saturday, December 7Last Day of Classes
 Monday, December 9-Saturday Dec 14Final Exams
 Saturday, December 14Fall Graduate Commencement
 Sunday, December 15Fall Undergraduate Commencement
 Monday, Dec. 16-Monday, January 12Winter Break
 Sunday, December 25Christmas Day
 Huskies Reminders:Prepare for final exams early! Final exams are not always at the time your class meets, so be sure to know your final exam locations and schedule.
Return your books to Holmes Student Center prior to the end of finals week!
Be sure to apply for Graduation!
 
JAN 2014
 Monday, January 6Payment due date (spring courses)
 Monday, January 13First Day of Classes (*ON THE WEEK: Pick up books from Holmes Student Center)
 Monday, January 20Martin Luther King, Jr. (University Closed)
 Friday, January 24Last day to drop classes (Full semester & first-half of semester courses)
 Jan 31Chinese New Year
 Huskie Reminders:Pick up your books from Holmes Student Center as soon as possible
Figure out where you're living next year; search for an apartment or on-campus location, select roommates carefully!
 
MAR 2014
 Monday, March 9-16Spring-Break
 Monday, March 17Classes Resume
 
APR 2014
 Sunday, April 10Honors Day
 
May, 2014
 Thursday, May 1Last Day of Classes
 Friday, May 2Reading Day
 Saturday, May 3Begin Final Exams
 Mon May 5-Fri May 9Final Exams
 Friday May 9Spring Graduate Commencement
 Saturday May 10Spring Undergraduate Commencement
 Monday, May 26Memorial Day
 Huskie Reminders:Make sure you know when and where you final exams will be!
Turn books in to Holmes Student Center once you complete your finals
Don't forget to sign up for direct deposit if you haven't already!
 
June 2014
 Saturday, June 14New Huskie Student-Athlete Orientation begins
 Monday, June 16Classes begin for Summer 2014
 Friday, July 4Independence Day (No classes; University Closed)
 
AUG 2014
 Friday, August 10Last Day of Summer Classes
 Huskie Reminders:Turn in books to Holmes Student Center upon completion of your summer courses