Discover a wealth of academic opportunities this Fall. With more than 1,000 online, blended, or in-person courses, we’re here to help you meet your academic goals and explore new options.

On this page, you’ll find registration dates and other important deadlines.

Fall Session is September 3 — December 20, 2024

2024 Registration Dates

  • Priority Registration (degree & certificate students): April 1 — April 15
    Specific registration dates vary based on credits earned. See the Priority Registration section below.
  • Open Registration (non-degree students): April 22
Registration remains open through the add/drop deadline. Many classes fill quickly. We recommend registering as soon as possible.

Priority Registration

Priority Registration is for continuing students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. Your specific registration date depends on your student classification and number of completed credit hours.

Are you a newly admitted undergraduate student? You’ll register for courses when you meet with your advisor.

Registration DateStudent Types
April 1Current and Continuing Graduate Students
April 2Undergraduates with 114+ Earned Credits and Veteran Students
April 3Undergraduates with 100+ Earned Credits
April 4Undergraduates with 84+ Earned Credits
April 5Undergraduates with 69+ Earned Credits
April 8Undergraduates with 54+ Earned Credits
April 9Undergraduates with 39+ Earned Credits
April 10Undergraduates with 24+ Earned Credits
April 11Undergraduates with 15+ Earned Credits
April 12Undergraduates with 0-14.99+ Earned Credits
April 15Newly Admitted Graduate Students and Matriculated Undergraduate Students admitted over the Summer Session
April 22Open Registration (starting at 8:00 AM EST)

Fall Session Dates & Deadlines

Important milestonesDate
Payment deadlineAugust 15, 2024
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 2, 2024
Classes beginTuesday, September 3, 2024
End of Add/Drop (courses 12 weeks or longer)September 16, 2024
Fall break (no classes)October 14 – October 15, 2024
Classes resumeOctober 16, 2024
Deadline to drop for a grade of ‘W’ (courses 12 weeks or longer)November 5, 2024
Veterans Day (no classes)November 11, 2024
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)November 27 — December 1, 2024
Classes resumeDecember 2, 2024
Last day of classesDecember 13, 2024
Final examsDecember 14 — December 20, 2024
Grade submission deadlineDecember 30, 2024
* Drop and Withdrawal deadlines may vary depending on the length of the class. The deadlines listed above apply for classes that last 12 weeks or longer. Classes with different durations will have different deadlines that can be viewed in your MaineStreet Student Center. Contact the Office of Registration and Scheduling Services for details.