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Academic Calendars


2014-15 and 2015-16 Academic Calendar
2016-17 Academic Calendar: Undergraduate | Graduate


 

Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Undergraduate
Master of Nursing &
Master of Education
Master of Nurse Anesthesia  
Undergraduate
Graduate
First Day of Classes Aug 31 Aug 31   Aug 29 Aug 29
Last Day for Adding Classes Sept 4 Sept 4   Sept 2  
Fall Balances Due (or approved payment plan) Sept 4 Sept 4   ---- ----
Labor Day: No Classes Sept 7 Sept 7   Sept 5 Sept 5
Native American/Columbus Day: No Classes Oct 12 Oct 12   Oct 10 Oct 10
Midterm Week Oct 19-23 Oct 19-23   Oct 17-21 ----
Last Day to Change a Class to Pass/Fail
Last Day to Withdraw from Class or College with a Grade of W
Nov 3 Nov 3   Oct 28 Oct 28
Veterans Day: No Class Nov 11 Nov 11   Nov 11 Nov 11
Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday through Friday) Nov 25-27 Nov 25-27   Nov 23-25 Nov 23-25
Final Exams (Tuesday through Friday) Dec 15-18 Dec 15-18   Dec 13-16  
Last Day of Classes         Dec 16
Dec Commencement (Yankton & Sioux Falls) Dec 19 Dec 19   Dec 17 Dec 17
Anesthesia Clinical Instruction ---- TBD   ---- ----
Grades Due in Registrar's Office Dec 21 Dec 21   Dec 19 Dec 18
           
  Spring 2016 Spring 2017
  Undergraduate
Master of Nursing &
Master of Education
Master of Nurse Anesthesia  
Undergraduate
Graduate
First Day of Classes Jan 18 Jan 4   Jan 17 Jan 3
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: No Classes       -- Jan 16
Last Day for Adding Classes Jan 22 Jan 8   Jan 20 ----
Spring Balances Due (or approved payment plan) Jan 22 Jan 8   ---- ----
Presidents Day: No Classes Feb 15 ----   Feb 20 Feb 20
Midterm Week Mar 7-11 ----   Mar 13-17 ----
Spring Break (Watertown) Mar 7-11 ----   Mar 6-10 ----
Spring Break (Yankton and Sioux Falls) Mar 7-11 Mar 7-11   Mar 6-10 Mar 6-10
Last Day to Change a Class to Pass/Fail
Last Day to Withdraw from Class or College with a Grade of "W"
Mar 21 Mar 9   Mar 27 Mar 20
Easter Vacation (Thursday, Friday, Monday) Mar 24-28 ----   Apr 13-17 Apr 13-17
May Commencement (Watertown) May 7 ----   May 6 ----
Final Exams (Monday through Thursday) May 9-12 Apr 22   May 8-11 ----
Anesthesia Clinical Instruction ---- Apr 25-29   ---- ----
Last Day of Classes May 12 Apr 22   May 11 April 28
May Commencement (Yankton) May 14 ----   May 13 May 13
Grades Due in Registrar's Office May 16 May 16   May 15 May 1
           
  Summer 2016 Summer 2017
  Undergraduate
Master of Nursing &
Master of Education
Master of Nurse Anesthesia  
Undergraduate
Graduate
First Day of Classes (varying mini-terms) May 16 May 9   May 30 May 8
Last Day of Classes August 26 July 29   August 11 July 28