Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is maintained by the Office of the Registrar and published each year in the Academic Catalog (now online).  Contact the Registrar's Office if you have questions about published dates.

Comprehensive Online Calendar

The comprehensive online calendar for the School of Mines can be filtered in numerous ways to find the events that pertain to you. If you would like to submit an event for this calendar, use our Submit Event online form.
Use the Schedule A Room online form to reserve meeting or classroom space.

Summer School Schedules

Find Summer Schedules (as available) at WebAdvisor.

Final Exam Schedule

Find the Final Exam Schedules and Policy.

Spring Semester 2014

New Year's Day Holiday - January 1
Classes begin - January 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday - January 20
Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees - January 22
Last day to submit a graduation application for spring/summer 2014 - January 22
Last day for pass/fail and audit options - January 22 
Presidents' Day Holiday - February 17
Spring vacation begins at end of class day - March 7
Midterm (first half of semester ends) - March 7
Classes resume - March 17
Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight - March 19
Early registration weeks (tentative) - March 24-April 11
Last day to drop classes - April 7 
Easter Holiday begins at end of class day - April 17
Classes resume - April 21
Final examinations - May 5-9
Semester ends - May 9
Spring Graduation - May 10
Final grades are due by midnight - May 14
Memorial Day Holiday - May 26
Independence Day Holiday - July 4

Future Semester Calendars

Future Semester calendars are listed below for your convenience.  
Each calendar below conforms to guidelines established by the South Dakota Board of Regents, but is subject to change at its discretion.   

Fall Semester 2014

Classes begin - August 25
Labor Day Holiday - September 1
Native American Day Holiday - October 13
Veterans Day Holiday - November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday begins at end of class day - November 25
Final examinations - December 11-17
Fall Graduation - December 20
Semester ends - December 17
Christmas Day Holiday - December 25

Spring Semester 2015
New Year's Day Holiday - January 1
Classes begin - January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday - January 19
Presidents' Day Holiday - February 16
Spring vacation begins at end of class day - March 6
Classes resume - March 16
Easter Holiday begins at end of class day - April 2
Classes resume - April 6
Final examinations - May 4-8
Semester ends - May 8
Spring Graduation - May 9
Memorial Day Holiday - May 25
Independence Day Holiday - July 3