Semester at a Glance

Below are some of the most requested dates during the semester. Since these events typically happen at the same time each semester, it is helpful to keep track of which week in the semester it is so that you can plan accordingly.

  Week Day Event
  Week before classes start Wednesday Tuition bills are due, late fee begins after 5pm
1st Half of Term Week 1 Friday Last day to add full semester course without instructor permission
Week 2 Wednesday Last day to add full semester courses or change a section
Wednesday Financial Aid full-time status established
Wednesday Last day to change majors or add minor effective for this semester*
Week 3 Friday Last day to drop full semester courses without a grade
Week 4    
Week 5    
Week 6    
Week 7 Monday Mid-term grades available on Banweb after 5pm (first year only)
2nd Half of Term Week 8    
Week 9 Thursday Early registration for athletes for the following semester. 
Week 10 All Week First week of the initial registration period for the following semester.  Upperclassmen register.  During fall, register for spring and summer semesters.  During spring, register for fall semester.
Week 10 Friday Last day to drop full semester courses with a ‘W’
Week 11 All Week Second week of the initial registration period for the following semester.  First-year students register.  During fall: register for spring and summer semesters.  During spring: register for fall semester.
Week 12    
Week 13    
Week 14    
Finals Week    

Academic calendars for each semester are available on the Registrar’s Office webpage.

The information for adding/dropping/withdrawing from courses given above is for full-semester courses only. Dates for adding/dropping/withdrawing from half-semester courses can be found on Michigan Tech’s academic calendar on the Registrar’s Office webpage.

*Minors should be added at least two semesters prior to graduating.