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   

Fall Semester - 2018

  • Classes begin — August 20
  • Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — August 30
  • Last day for pass/fail and audit options —August 30 
  • Labor Day Holiday — September 3
  • Native Americans' Day Holiday — October 8
  • Midterm (First half of semester ends) — October 12
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in May or August) — October 15
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — October 17
  • Spring Registration Open until January 17, 2019
  • Last day to drop classes — November 2
  • Veterans Day Holiday — November 12
  • Thanksgiving Holiday begins at end of class day — November 20
  • Classes resume — November 26
  • Last day of classes — December 4 
  • No class day — December 5
  • Final examinations — December 6 - 12
  • Semester ends — December 12
  • Fall Graduation — December 15
  • Final grades are due by midnight — December 19 

Spring Semester - 2019

  • Classes begin — January 7
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday — January 21
  • Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — January 16
  • Last day for pass/fail and audit options — January 16
  • Presidents' Day Holiday — February 18
  • Spring vacation begins at end of class day — March 1
  • Midterm (First half of semester ends) — March 11
  • Classes resume — March 11
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 14
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in December) — March 18
  • Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) — March 18 - April 12
  • Last day to drop classes — April 1
  • Easter Break begins at end of class day — April 18
  • Classes resume — April 22
  • Last day of classes — April 26
  • Final examinations — April 29 - May 3
  • Semester ends — May 3
  • Spring Graduation — May 4
  • Final grades are due by midnight — May 8

Summer Semester - 2019

The Summer Sessions can meet anytime between May 6th and August 23rd. Please check with your department if you have any questions. Summer Sessions typically run as follows, but are not held to these dates. 

Session 1: May 6th - May 31st.  
Session 2: June 3rd - July 26th. (normal session) 
Session 3: May 6th - June 28th.


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


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 - Friday, Nov. 23, 2018
12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 26, 2018
All Day
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
All Day
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 - Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 - Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
All Day
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018
All Day