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.

Calendars   

Summer Semester - 2020

  • Session 1: May 11 - June 5
  • Session 2: June 8 - July 31 (Normal Session)
  • Session 3: June 8 - July 17
    *Students wishing to drop a course should contact the Registrar's Office for information regarding the last day to add/drop. 

Fall Semester - 2020

  • Classes begin — August 19
  • Last day to add or drop a course and to adjust fees — August 28
  • Last day for pass/fail and audit options — August 28
  • Labor Day — September 7 — Class Day
  • Native Americans' Day — October 12 – Class Day
  • Midterm (first half of semester ends) – TBA
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in May or August) – October 19
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight – TBA
  • Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) –TBA
  • Last day to drop classes – October 30
  • Veterans Day — November 11 – Class Day
  • Thanksgiving Holiday begins at end of class day – November 24
  • Thanksgiving Holiday - November 26-27
  • Non-class days (final exam prep days) – November 30 - December 1
  • Final examinations (online/remote) – December 2-4 and December 7-8
  • Semester ends – December 8
  • Fall Graduation – December 19
  • Final grades are due by midnight – December 11

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 5
  • Classes resume — March 15
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 17
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in December) — March 22
  • Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) — TBA
  • Last day to drop classes — April 6
  • Easter Holiday Break begins at end of class day — April 1
  • Classes resume — April 5
  • Final examinations — May 3-7 
  • Semester ends — May 7
  • Spring Graduation — May 8
  • Final grades are due by midnight — May 12

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


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