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.
Fall Semester 2014
Classes begin — August 25
Labor Day Holiday — September 1
Last day to add or drop a course and to adjust fees — September 4
Last day to submit a graduation application for fall 2014 — September 4
Last day for pass/fail and audit options — September 4
Native Americans' Day Holiday — October 13
Midterm (first half of semester ends) — October 17
Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — October 22
Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) — October 27-November 14
Last day to drop classes — November 7
Veterans Day Holiday — November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday begins at end of class day — November 25
Classes resume — December 1
No class day — December 10
Final examinations — December 11-17
Semester ends — December 17
Fall Graduation — December 20
Final grades are due by midnight — December 22
Future Semester Calendars
Future Semester calendars are listed below for your convenience.
Calendars on this page conform to guidelines established by the South Dakota Board of Regents, but are subject to change at its discretion.
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