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Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is set by the South Dakota Board of Regents

2018 Summer Term

May 7, Monday – May 25, Friday — May Interim

May 28, Monday — Memorial Day Holiday

May 29, Tuesday – August 3, Friday — 10-week Academic Summer Session

July 4, Wednesday — Independence Day Holiday

August 6, Monday – August 17, Friday — August Interim

2018 Fall Term

August 20, Monday — Start Date/Instruction Begins

August 30, Thursday — Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

August 31, Friday — “W” grade begins

September 3, Monday — Labor Day Holiday

September 7, Friday — Last day to submit a graduation application for Fall 2018

October 8, Monday — Native American Day Holiday

October 12, Friday – First half Fall Term ends

October 17, Wednesday – Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

November 2, Friday — Last day to drop a course

November 12, Monday — Veterans’ Day Holiday Observed

November 21-25, Wednesday - Sunday — Thanksgiving Recess

December 5, Wednesday — No classes; Final Exam Preparation

December 6-12*, Thursday - Wednesday — Final exams

December 17, Monday — Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight

*December 12 - official graduation date noted on transcript
Note: There is no Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

2019 Spring Term

January 7, Monday — Start Date/Instruction Begins

January 16, Wednesday — Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

January 17, Thursday — “W” grade begins

January 21, Monday — Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 25, Friday — Last day to submit a graduation application for Spring 2019

February 18, Monday — Presidents’ Day Holiday

March 4-8, Monday - Friday — Spring Break

March 11, Monday — First half Spring Term ends

March 14, Thursday — Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

April 1, Monday — Last day to drop a course

April 19-21, Friday - Sunday — Easter Recess

April 29-May 3**, Monday - Friday — Final exams

May 4, Saturday — Commencement

May 8, Wednesday — Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight

**May 3 is the official graduation date noted on transcript for graduating seniors

2019 Summer Term

May 6-24, Monday - Friday — May Interim

May 27, Monday — Memorial Day Holiday

May 28-August 2, Tuesday - Friday — 10-week Academic Summer Session

June 14, Friday — Last day to submit a graduation application for Summer 2019

July 4, Thursday — Independence Day Holiday

August 5-23, Monday - Friday — August Interim