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 South Dakota 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 - 2021

  • Classes begin — January 11
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday — January 18
  • Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — 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 5
  • Midterm (First half of semester ends) — March 15
  • Classes resume — March 15
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 18
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in December) — March 22
  • Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) — TBA
  • Easter Holiday Break begins at end of class day — April 1
  • Classes resume — April 6
  • Last day to drop classes — April 6
  • Final examinations — May 3-7 
  • Semester ends — May 7
  • Spring Graduation — May 8
  • Final grades are due by midnight — May 12

Summer Semester - 2021

  • Start and end dates for summer courses vary. Please check each course in Self-Service Banner for these dates. 
    *Students wishing to drop a summer course should contact the Registrar's Office for more information regarding the last day to add/drop. 

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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