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Academic Calendars

Calendars for the undergraduate programs are available through the University Registrar.

All M.S. programs employ a three-term format: Fall (16-week term starting in August), Winter (17-week term starting in January) and Summer (12-week term starting in May).

All Ph.D. programs employ a semester format, which includes two 16-week terms a year during course work. The fall term starts in August and the winter term starts in January. The face to face on-campus sessions are held once a term over Wednesday to Friday at the Fort Lauderdale /Davie Campus.

Open Registration Period

05/06/19 - 08/18/19

Late Registration Begins

08/09/19 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

08/19/19

Drop/Add Period

08/19/19 - 08/25/19

*Meeting Dates
(Ph.D. Students Only)

10/02/19 - 10/04/19 

10/02/19: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

10/03/19: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

10/04/19: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   

Last Day to Withdraw from a course with final grade of W

11/17/19

Last Day to Request Incomplete:

11/24/19

Last Day of the Term

12/08/19

* Doctoral meeting dates are subject to change. 

 

Open Registration Period  

10/28/19 - 01/05/20

Late Registration Begins

12/27/19 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

01/06/20

Drop/Add Period

01/06/20 - 01/12/20

*Meeting Dates
(Ph.D. Students Only)

02/19/20 - 02/21/20 

02/19/20: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

02/20/20: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

02/21/20: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   

Spring Break


03/02/20 - 03/08/20

 

Last Day to Withdraw from
a course with final grade of W         

04/12/20

Last Day to Request Incomplete

04/19/20

Last Day of the Term

05/03/20


 

 

Open Registration Period  

03/23/19 - 05/03/20

Late Registration Begins

04/24/20 (Late Registration Fees Applied)

First Day of Term

05/04/20

Drop/Add Period

05/04/20 - 05/10/20

Last Day to Withdraw from
a course with final grade of W         

07/05/20

Last Day to Request Incomplete

07/12/20

Last Day of the Term

07/26/20

NSU Holiday Calendar

NSU administrative and academic offices/departments are closed on NSU observed holidays

 

Holiday NSU Observed Date
New Year’s Day Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 21, 2019
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2019
Day after Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 29, 2019
Winter Closure (2019-2020)

Monday, December 23, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2019.
The University will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2019.

* Dates are subject to change

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