Dates & deadlines

Drop/Add/Withdraw Dates

Students may add or drop a course online through the day before a course begins. After the course begins, students may drop a course up until the drop deadline for the part of term and may withdraw from the course thereafer. All requests for drops and withdrawals must be made by filling out the Graduate Drop/Withdraw Course Form. For tuition refund amounts, please refer to the Messiah University Graduate Refund Policy located in the Graduate Studies Catalog.

Final Grades Due Dates

Final grades are due from professors to the Registrar's Office according to the dates published in the link below. Please note that grade processing takes approximately one to two business days for the Registrar's Office to complete.

Students can review their final grades through Self-Service Banner. Choose the Student tab, Student Records, and Academic Transcript or Degree Evaluation (Degree Works).

Registration Dates

Students may register for courses beginning at 9 a.m. EST on the first day registration opens for the semester.

Application for Graduation Deadlines

All students who will be finished with their graduate degree, CAGS or certificate of graduate studies this academic year are invited to submit their application through self-service.  The application must be submitted by the deadline as noted in the following link:

Academic Calendar

These calendars provide beginning and ending dates for semesters and terms, as well as dates for breaks and holidays.