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South Dakota State University    
 
    
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


2010 Fall Term

   
August 30, Monday   Orientation/ Start Date
August 30, Monday, 4:00 PM   Instruction Begins
August 30- September 1, Monday-Wednesday   Tuition and Fee Payment Days
September 6, Monday   Labor Day Holiday
September 9, Thursday   Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees
September 10, Friday   “W” grade begins
September 17, Friday   Last day to submit a graduation application for Fall 2010
October 11, Monday   Native American Day Holiday
October 20, Wednesday   Last date for Thesis/Dissertation Format Check
October 22, Friday   First half Fall Term ends
October 23, Saturday   Hobo Day
October 27, Wednesday   Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight
November 11, Thursday   Veterans’ Day Holiday
November 15, Monday   Last day for Oral Exam
November 15, Monday   Last day to drop a course
November 25-26, Thursday-Friday   Thanksgiving Recess
December 10, Friday   Last day of classes, Fall 2010
December 11, Saturday   Graduation Ceremony
December 13-17*, Monday-Friday   Final exams
December 22, Wednesday   Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight
     
* December 17- official graduation date noted on transcript
 

2011 Spring Term 

   
January 12-14, Wednesday - Friday   Tuition & Fee Payment
January 12, Wednesday   Orientation/Classes Start @ 4 p.m.
January 12 - April 4   Drop classes via WebAdvisor or in the Registrar’s Office
January 14, Friday   Full payment due for all students
January 17, Monday   Martin Luther King, Jr Day (Holiday)
January 18, Tuesday   Late fee applied to unpaid balances
January 21, Friday   Last day to add/drop course without charge (Census Day)
January 21, Friday   Last day to submit a change of residency application
January 21, Friday   Last day to submit an application for Reduced Teacher Certification Tuition
January 21, Friday   Last day for Faculty & Staff to submit Educational Benefit Request
January 22 - April 4   Dropped & Withdrawn courses received W grades
February 4, Friday   Last day to submit a Graduation Application for spring 2011
February 8, Tuesday   Final tuition and fee payments - Administration building from 9-5
February 21, Monday   President’s Day (Holiday)
March 7-11   Spring Break
March 14, Monday   First half Spring Semester Ends
March 17, Thursday   Deficiences due on WebAdvisor by midnight
March 18, Friday   Format Check Date for Thesis/Dissertation to be submitted to the Graduate School
March 24-April 9   Early Registration for Summer & Fall 2011
April 4, Monday   Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University
April 8, Friday   Last day to take Oral Exam
April 22-25, Friday-Monday   Easter Recess
April 25, Monday  

Corrected paper copies of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School,
Electronic copy of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School

April 29, Friday   Last day of classes
May 2 - 6   Final Exams
May 6, Friday   Change of Grade forms for all Incomplete and In-Progress
grades must be submitted to Registrar’s Office
May 7, Saturday
Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies - 2:30 p.m. in Frost Arena
May 11, Wednesday
  Grades for Spring 2011 are due in the Registrar’s Office.

 2011 Summer Term

June 9, Thursday
  Last day to submit a Graduation Application for summer 2011
June 24, Friday   Format Check Date for Thesis/Dissertation to be submitted to the Graduate School
July 15, Friday   Last day to take Oral Exam
July 22, Friday  

Corrected paper copies of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School,
Electronic copy of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School

August 5, Friday   Change of Grade forms for all Incomplete and In-Progress
grades must be submitted to Registrar’s Office
August 10, Wednesday   Grades for Summer 2011 are due in the Registrar’s Office.