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Important Dates & Deadlines

Information about term dates, holidays, refunds, and other important dates.

Important Dates by Term

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Summer 2015 Important Dates & Deadlines

Term Dates: May 26 – August 16

March 16

Schedule of Classes available

March 16

Registration Date and Time available for students to view on myCNM

March 16 - May 1

Requests for a course repeat begin. See Course Repeat Process for details.

March 30

Registration begins for continuing students

March 30

Cashier's Office begins taking 3rd party authorizations & financial aid

April 10

Payment Deadline

April 13

Registration begins for new and returning students. Payment due the end of next business day.

May 1

Priority deadline for FAFSA

May 1

Bridge Scholarship Deadline for High School/GED: Students need to be admitted at CNM, FAFSA received at Financial Aid, and enrolled in an eligible program.

May 8

Last day for spring book rental check-in

May (TBD)

Last day for book refund for intersession classes

Bookstore Saturday hours

Payment Plan no longer available (payments must be paid in full to register for summer)

May 11-24

Intersession

May 12 - June 3

Bookstore Financial Aid charges open

May 22

Deadline to submit summer financial aid appeals

May 26-29

Bookstore open 8am-6pm

May 26

Classes begin for regular summer term

May 30

Bookstore open on Saturday 10am-3pm

June 2

Rust Scholarship application available

June 5

Last day for a refund at the bookstore for non-financial aid purchases (receipt required)

June 5

1st installment of payment plan due

June 8

Refund deadline for full-term classes

June 12

Deadline for income adjustments for 2014-2015

June 17

Direct deposit check release

June 19

Financial aid checks mailed

June 22-July7

Late start classes bookstore deferment available

June 30 at 12-midnight

2014-2015 FAFSA deadline

July 2

Last day payment plan is available

July 10

Loan check release (30 day delay)

July 10

2nd installment of payment plan due

July 10

2nd loan check release

July 30

Rust Scholarship no longer available

August 2

Last day to process a student loan for 2014-2015

August 14

Last day for book rental check-in


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Fall 2015 Important Dates & Deadlines

Term Dates: August 31 – December 12

June 1 – August 7

Course Repeats: You may request permission to repeat a course for the Fall 2015 term between June 1 and August 7.

June 15

Continuing Registration Begins. View more Registration Deadlines.

June 22

New and Returning Student Registration Begins. View more Registration Deadlines.

June 26

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued on or before June 26 must be paid in full or on a payment plan by June 26. Learn more about Payments.

June 29

New evening hours (5:00–7:00) for Student Services begin at Main, Montoya, and Westside. Come in for help with:

  • Academic Advisement
  • Admissions
  • Registration
  • Financial Aid

Learn more about Student Services hours.

July 3

Independence Day (CNM Closed).

July 3

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between June 26 and July 2 must be received by July 3. Learn more about Payments.

July 10

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between July 3 and July 9 must be received by July 10. Learn more about Payments.

July 17

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between July 10 and July 16 must be received by July 17. Learn more about Payments.

July 24

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between July 17 and July 23 must be received by July 24. Learn more about Payments.

July 31

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between July 24 and July 30 must be received by July 31. Learn more about Payments.

August 1 – August 31

Payment Deadline: Payment for schedules issued between August 1 and August 31 must be received by the end of the following business day after registration. Learn more about Payments.

August 8

Rust Scholarship application available (until December 1).

August 18 – September 9

Bookstores accepting Financial Aid charges.

August 19

Last day for book refund for intersession classes.

August 28

Financial aid appeal deadline for the fall term.

August 28

Convocation (CNM Closed).

August 29

Bookstore open on Saturday.

August 31 – September 4

Bookstore hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

September 5

Bookstore open on Saturday.

September 7

Labor Day (CNM Closed).

September 8 – December 1

Rust Scholarship is available.

September 11

Last day for a refund at the Bookstore for non-financial aid purchases (receipt required).

September 23

1st financial aid direct deposit check release. Check the Fall Parts of Term for additional dates.

September 23

Payment plan installment #1 due

September 24

1st financial aid checks mailed. Check the Fall Parts of Term for additional dates.

October 9

1st loan check release date.

October 12

Financial aid appeals can be submitted for the Spring 2016 term.

October 23

Payment plan installment  #2 due

October 30

2nd loan check release date.

November 26 – 27

Thanksgiving Break (CNM Closed).

December 1

Rust Scholarship application deadline.

December 12

Tentative date for fall Commencement.

December 12

Notifications of financial aid warning or suspension status sent out for the Spring 2016 term.

December 14

Last day for book rental check-in.

December 21 – January 1

Winter Break (CNM Closed).


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