Montana State University

Application   Deadlines
ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINES  

New Students

 

Degree-seeking undergraduates

 

First 4-week, First Half Session & Full Semester

May 1

Second 4-week Session, Second Half Session

June 1

Degree-seeking graduates (all sessions)

Based on departmental deadlines

Summer-Only & Other Non-Degree Students

 

Undergraduates

 

 

         First 4-week, First Half Session & Full Semester

 

May 1

 

         Second 4-week Session, Second Half Session

 

June 1
Graduates
 
         First 4-week, First Half Session & Full Semester

Contact the Graduate School, 406-994-4145

         Second 4-week Session, Second Half Session

Contact the Graduate School, 406-994-4145

International Student Applications (all sessions)
Feb. 1 (final deadline)
ADVISING BEGINS FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS March 19
ADVISING BEGINS FOR NEW STUDENTS April 12
REGISTRATION BEGINS  

Continuing Students

March 20

New Students

April 12
FEE PAYMENT DEADLINE  

First 4-week Session

May 16

First Half Session and Full Semester

May 18

Second 4-week Session

June 13

Second Half Session

June 28

Intersession1

June 14

Third 4-week Session

July 11
FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION DEADLINES  

Priority date

March 30

Final deadline

June 29
SUMMER SESSION DATES  

Full Semester

May 14-August 3

First 4-week Session

May 14-June 8

First Half Session

May 14-June 22

Second 4-week Session

June 11-July 6

Second Half Session

June 25-August 3

Third 4-week Session

July 9-August 3

Fourth 4-week Session

July 26-August 21

Intersession1

June 11-August 3
LAST DAY TO ADD CLASSES; PASS/FAIL PETITIONS  

Full Semester

Thirteenth day of instruction

4-week Sessions

Third day of instruction

Half Sessions and Intersession

Sixth day of instruction
LAST DAY TO DROP ONLINE  

Full Semester

May 23

First 4-week Session

May 15

First Half Session

May 17

Second 4-week Session

June 12

Second Half Session

June 28

Third 4-week Session

July 10

Fourth 4-week Session

July 27

Intersession1

June 18
DROP WITHOUT A GRADE DURING THIS TIME  

Full Semester

May 14-May 31

First 4-week Session

May 14-May 16

First Half Session

May 14-May 21

Second 4-week Session

June 11-June 13

Second Half Session

June 25-July 2

Third 4-week Session

July 9-July 11

Fourth 4-week Session

July 26-July 30

Intersession1

June 11-June 21
W GRADES ONLY FOR DROPS DURING THIS TIME  

Full Semester

May 31-July 16

First 4-week Session

May 16-May 31

First Half Session

May 21-June 15

Second 4-week Session

June 13-June 27

Second Half Session

July 2-July 27

Third 4-week Session

July 11-July 25

Fourth 4-week Session

July 30-August 13

Intersession1

June 21-July 26
NO DROPS BEGINNING THIS DATE  

Full Semester

July 17

First 4-week Session

June 1

First Half Session

June 16

Second 4-week Session

June 28

Second Half Session

July 28

Third 4-week Session

July 26

Fourth 4-week Session

August 14

Intersession1

July 27
Final Exams  

Summer Session courses conclude in their entirety on the dates given above.

Final exams are generally administered on the last day of class.

 
Holidays (no classes)  

Memorial Day (observed)

May 28

Independence Day (observed)

July 4

  1. Intersession is designed for courses of varying length. Courses that do not conform to session beginning or ending dates and that are typically short in length will be assigned appropriate deadlines not specified above.
  2. Former students who file an Intent to Register form by March 1 may register with continuing students on the Web beginning March 29. Those who file an Intent form after March 1 may register beginning April 12 on the Web or at the Registrar's Office.
  3. New students may register by mail at any time (early registration encouraged) or in person at the Registrar's Office, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., beginning April 12 up through the first day of class.