Academic Year Policy
Custodian of Policy: Registrar
Relevant Minnesota State System Policy:
Effective Date: Fall 2014
Last Review: Spring 2022
Next Review: Spring 2029
The academic year at Minnesota State University Moorhead is arranged into fall and spring semesters of approximately 16 weeks each and a summer semester offering a variety of start and end dates comprised of variable week and short-term workshop sessions.
Students may enter the university at the beginning of any term although the academic year begins officially with the fall semester.