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South Dakota State University    
 
    
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


2015 Fall Term

August 24, Monday

Start Date/Instruction Begins

September 3, Thursday

Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

September 4, Friday

“W” grade begins

September 7, Monday

Labor Day Holiday

September 11, Friday

Last day to submit a graduation application for Fall 2015

October 12, Monday

Native American Day Holiday

October 16, Friday

First half Fall Term ends

October 21, Wednesday

Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

November 6, Friday

Last day to drop a course

November 11, Wednesday

Veterans’ Day Holiday

November 25-29, Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess

December 9, Wednesday

No classes; Final Exam Preparation

December 10-16,* Thursday-Wednesday

Final exams

December 21, Monday

Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight

* December 16 - official graduation date noted on transcript

Note: There is no Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremony

2016 Spring Term

January 11, Monday

Start Date/Instruction Begins

January 18, Monday

Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 20, Wednesday

Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

January 21, Thursday

 “W” grade begins

January 29, Friday

Last day to submit a graduation application for Spring 2016

February 15, Monday

Presidents’ Day Holiday

March 7-11, Monday-Friday

Spring Break

March 14, Monday

First half Spring Term ends

March 17, Thursday

Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

March 25-27*, Friday-Sunday

Easter Recess

April 5, Tuesday

Last day to drop a course

May 2-6**, Monday-Friday

Final exams

May 7, Saturday

130th Annual Commencement

May 11, Wednesday

Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight

 *Note: Classes will be held on the Monday after Easter

** May 6 - official graduation date noted on transcript

2016 Summer Term

May 9, Monday – May 27, Friday

May Interim

May 30, Monday

Memorial Day Holiday

May 31, Tuesday – August 5, Friday

10-week Academic Summer Session

July 4, Monday

Independence Day Holiday

August 8, Monday – August 19, Friday

August Interim