Welcome to the Office of the Registrar 

The Office of the Registrar serves the academic community by enforcing all academic policies, maintaining the permanent and official records of Montana State University – Northern's students, and recording of grades and evaluations. The office also manages the graduation process for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as commencement ceremonies.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by e-mail at registrar@msun.edu, by phone at 406-265-3703, or visit the office. We are located in Cowan Hall, Room 220. The Office of the Registrar is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 
Fall Semester 2021 
August 20 (Friday) Residence Halls Open
August 20 (Friday) Last Day to Pay Fees  (more important financial dates)
August 21-22 (Saturday-Sunday) Orientation
August 23 (Monday) Instruction Begins
August 30 (Monday) Last Day to Add Classes(for full session courses)
August 30 (Monday) Last Day to Drop without a W(for full session courses)
September 6 (Monday) Labor Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
October 13 (Wednesday) Mid Term Grades Due in Registrar's Office by Noon
October 26 (Tuesday) Last Day to Drop with a W(for full session courses)
November 1 (Monday) Registration for Spring 2022 begins
November 11 (Thursday) Veterans Day  (no classes, offices closed)
November 19 (Friday) Spring 2022, Summer 2022 and Fall 2022  Graduation Applications Due
November 24 (Wednesday) Thanksgiving Break  (no classes, offices OPEN)
November 25-26 (Thursday-Friday) Thanksgiving Break (no classes, offices closed)
December 4 (Saturday) Fall graduate celebration - 10 am SUB Ballroom
December 6-10 (Monday-Friday) Finals Week (Schedule)
December 10 (Friday) Semester Ends/Residence Halls Close
December 14 (Tuesday) Fall Grades Due in Registrar's Office by Noon
Spring Semester 2022
January 7th (Friday) Last Day to Pay Fees (more important financial dates)
January 9th (Sunday) Residence Halls Open
January 9-16  Orientation Week
January 10th (Monday) Instruction Begins
January 17th (Monday) Martin Luther King Day Holiday (offices closed)
January 18th (Tuesday) Last Day to Add Classes(for full session courses)
January 18th (Tuesday) Last Day to Drop without a W(for full session courses)
February 21st (Monday) Presidents Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
March 7th (Monday) Midterm grades due to Registrar's Office by Noon
March 14th-18th (Monday-Friday) Spring Break Week (No classes, offices open)
March 22nd (Tuesday) Last Day to Drop with a W(for full session courses)
March 28th (Monday) Registration for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 opens<.spzn>
April 6th (Wednesday) All "N" Day (no classes, offices OPEN)
April 15th (Friday) University Day (no classes, offices OPEN)
May 2nd-6th (Monday-Friday) Final Exams (Schedule)
May 6th (Friday) Spring Semester Ends/ Residence Halls close
May 7 (Saturday) Commencement
May 10 (Tuesday) Spring Grades Due in Registrar's Office by Noon
Summer Semester 2022
May 9-13 (Monday-Friday) Summer Break
May 16 (Monday) May & Full Sessions Begin
May 30 (Monday) Memorial Day (no classes, office closed)
June 3 (Friday) May Session Ends
June 6 (Monday) First Session Session Begins
July 4 (Monday) Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)
July 8 (Friday) First Session Ends
July 11 (Monday) Second Session Begins
August 12 (Friday) Second and Full Sessions End
August 16 (Tuesday) Grades Due in Registrar's Office by Noon