Academic Calendar

The dates of the Academic Calendar are 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.

Final Exam Schedule

Find the Final Exam Schedules and Policy.


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 13
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

Summer Semester 2016

There are several different summer sessions this term, so we recommend you search for the class sessions you are interested in by using WebAdvisor (You do not have to already have a student account to access WebAdvisor.)  If you have questions, please contact the Registrar's Office.

Calendars on this page conform to guidelines established by the South Dakota Board of Regents, but are subject to change at its discretion.

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