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 Office of the Registrar 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 - 2024

  • Classes begin — January 8
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday — January 15
  • Last day to add or drop a course and adjust fees — January 17
  • Last day for pass/fail and audit options — January 17
  • Spring Advising Session — January 22 - February 2
  • Presidents' Day Holiday — February 19
  • Midterm (First half of semester ends) — March 4
  • Midterm deficiencies grades due by midnight — March 7
  • Spring vacation begins at end of class day — March 8
  • Classes resume — March 18
  • Graduation application due for undergraduate students (planning to graduate in December) — March 18
  • Early Registration Weeks (Tentative) — March 18 - April 5
  • Easter Holiday Break begins at end of class day — March 28
  • Classes resume — April 1
  • Last day to drop classes — April 2
  • Final examinations — April 29 - May 3
  • Semester ends — May 3
  • Spring Graduation — May 4
  • Final grades are due by midnight — May 8

** The Governor has authorized administrative leave on the Monday following Easter in prior years and classes were canceled.  Although April 1 is currently scheduled as a class day, please note this and plan events and class sessions accordingly.

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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