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South Dakota State University    
 
    
 
  Aug 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


2017 Fall Term

August 21, Monday

Start Date/Instruction Begins

August 31, Thursday

Last day to drop or add and adjust final fees

September 1, Friday

“W” grade begins

September 4, Monday

Labor Day Holiday

September 8, Friday

Last day to submit a graduation application for Fall 2017

October 9, Monday

Native American Day Holiday

October 13, Friday

First half Fall Term ends

October 18, Wednesday

Deficiency reports due on WebAdvisor by midnight

November 3, Friday

Last day to drop a course

November 10, Friday

Veterans’ Day Holiday

November 22-26, Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess

December 6, Wednesday

No classes; Final Exam Preparation

December 7-13*, Thursday-Wednesday

Final exams

December 18, Monday

Grades due on WebAdvisor by midnight

* December 13 - official graduation date noted on transcript

Note: There is no Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony

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: Classes will be held on the Monday after Easter

** May 4 - 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



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