Important Dates

Important Dates

2020-21 Semesters for the Academic Year
Fall Semester – August 24, 2019 thru December 17,2020
Spring Semester – January 11, 2021 thru May 14, 2021
Summer Semester – June 1, 2021 thru July 26, 2021

Bookstore Charging:
You may have the option of charging books to your account.  Check with the Bookstore by bringing a picture ID.  The dates below are when charging of your books is allowed.

2020-21 Academic Yearstudent outside studying
Fall Semester – August 3, 2020 thru August 28, 2020
Spring Semester – December 14, 2020 thru January 15, 2021
Summer Semester – May 3, 2021 thru June , 2021

Financial Aid Disbursement: 
Beginning dates for aid disbursement are listed below. The dates can also be found in your E-Services, Financial Aid and Next Step after “Award Notification” response.  First time loan borrowers, remember your first loan disbursement is delayed 30 days. Also, all loans for any student have to be disbursed in two disbursements.

2020-21 Academic Year

For most programs:
Fall Semester – September 9, 2020
Spring Semester – January 27, 2021
Summer Semester – June 16, 2021

For Heavy Equipment Program August starts (not Fast Track):
Fall Semester – September 09, 2020
Spring Semester – March 10, 2021

For Heavy Equipment December starts (Fast Track):
Fall Semester – December 15, 2020
Spring Semester – Grants-March 10, 2021
Loans-April 12, 2021
Summer Semester – June 16, 2021

Minnesota State Grant Deadline: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has to be received by the Federal Application Central Processor by the 30th calendar day of your first semester each school year.  The 30th day of each semester is listed below.

2019-20 Academic Year
Fall Semester – September 22, 2020
Spring Semester – February 9, 2021
Summer Semester – June 30, 2021

Total Withdrawal:
If you totally withdraw before the 60% point in the term (semester): Federal Regulations require you to repay a portion of your financial aid based on the number of days you have NOT attended in the semester. Total withdrawal prior to the following 60% dates will require you to repay a portion of your financial aid:

2020-21 Academic Year

For most programs
Fall Semester – November 1, 2020
Spring Semester – April 30, 2021
Summer Semester – July 2, 2021

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