Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is maintained by the Office of the Registrar and published each year in the Academic Catalog .  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 2015

Classes begin — January 12
Martin Luther King Jr. Day — January 19
Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — January 21
Last day to submit a graduation application for Spring/Summer 2015 — January 21
Last day for pass/fail and audit options — January 21
Presidents' Day Holiday — February 16
Spring vacation begins at end of class day — March 6
Midterm (First half of semester ends) — March 6    
Classes resume — March 16        
Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 18
Early Registration Weeks (Tentative)  — March 23-April 10
Last day to drop classes — April 7
Easter Break 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
Final grades are due by midnight — May 13


Future Calendars

Fall Semester 2015

Classes begin — August 24
Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — September 3
Last day to submit a graduation application for Fall 2015 — September 3
Last day for pass/fail and audit options — September 3
Labor Day Holiday — September 7
Native Americans' Day Holiday — October 12
Midterm (First half of semester ends) — October 16    
Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — October 22
Early Registration Weeks (Tentative)  — October 26 - November 13
Last day to drop classes — November 6
Veterans Day Holiday — November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday begins at end of class day — November 24
Classes resume — November 30
No class day — December 9
Final examinations — December 10-16
Semester ends — December 16
Fall Graduation — December 19
Final grades are due by midnight — December 21

Spring Semester 2016

Classes begin — January 11
Martin Luther King Jr. Day — January 18
Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — January 20
Last day to submit a graduation application for Spring/Summer 2015 — January 20
Last day for pass/fail and audit options — January 20
Presidents' Day Holiday — February 15
Spring vacation begins at end of class day — March 4
Midterm (First half of semester ends) — March 6   
Classes resume — March 14     
Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 18
Early Registration Weeks (Tentative)  — March 21-April 8
Easter Break begins at end of class day — March 24
Classes resume  — March 28
Last day to drop classes — April 5
Final examinations — May 2-6
Semester ends — May 6
Spring Graduation — May 7
Final grades are due by midnight — May 11

Calendars on this page conform to guidelines established by the South Dakota Board of Regents, but are subject to change at its discretion.
Find SDBOR Academic Calendars at: http://www.sdbor.edu/services/academics/academiccalendar/index.htm