2016-2017

Dickinson State University

Academic Calendar

2016-2017

Fall Semester

Aug 22 Monday Residual registration
Aug 22
Monday Classes begin – 3:00 PM (MT)
Aug 31
Wednesday Last day to add a class
Aug 31
Wednesday Last day to drop w/o academic penalty
Sept 1
Thursday Course drops will be recorded as “W” on transcript
Sept 5
Monday Labor day holiday
Sept 19
Monday Enrollment census date
Oct 10-14 Monday-Friday Mid term examinations
Oct 17 Monday First day/second half semester
Oct 20
Thursday Last day to add second eight week course/Last day to drop second eight week course w/o academic penalty
Nov 7-10
Monday-Thursday Pre-registration for current students
Nov 10 Thursday Last day to drop a class/withdraw for semester
Nov 11 Friday Veterans day holiday
Nov 23 Wednesday Thanksgiving recess begins after evening classes
Nov 24-25 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving holiday
Dec 9
Friday Last day of regular classes
Dec 12-16 Monday-Friday Final examinations
Dec 16 Friday Semester ends/Commencement
Dec 21
Wednesday Final grades due - 8:00 AM (MT)

Spring Semester

Jan 9
Monday Residual Registration
Jan 9
Monday Classes Begin – 3:00 PM (MT)
Jan 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
Jan 19
Thursday Last day to add a class
Jan 19
Thursday Last day to drop w/o academic penalty
Jan 20 Friday Course drops will be recorded as “W” on transcript
Feb 6
Monday Enrollment census date
Feb 20
Monday Presidents Day holiday
Feb 27-Mar 3 
Monday-Friday Mid term examinations
Mar 6
Monday First day/second half semester
Mar 9
Thursday Last day to add second eight week course/Last day to drop second eight week course w/o academic penalty
Mar 13-17 Monday-Friday Spring break
Apr 3-6 Monday-Thursday Pre-registration for returning students
Apr 7
Friday Last day to drop a class/withdraw for semester
Apr 14-17
Friday-Monday Easter recess
May 5
Friday Last day of regular classes
May 8-12 Monday-Friday Final examinations
May 13 Saturday Commencement
May 17
Wednesday Final grades due - 8:00 AM (MT)