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Academic Calendar

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

2018 Spring Term

January 8, Monday — Start Date/Instruction Begins

January 15, Monday — Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 17, Wednesday — Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

January 18, Thursday — “W” grade begins

January 26, Friday — Last day to submit a graduation application for Spring 2018

February 19, Monday — Presidents’ Day Holiday

March 5-9, Monday - Friday — Spring Break

March 12, Monday — First half Spring Term ends

March 15, Thursday — Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

March 30-April 1, Friday - Sunday — Easter Recess

April 3, Tuesday — Last day to drop a course

April 30-May 4**, Monday - Friday — Final exams

May 5, Saturday — 132nd Annual Commencement

May 9, Wednesday — Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight **

Note: May 4 will be the official graduation date noted on transcript 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