2024-2025

Dickinson State University

Academic Calendar

2024-2025

Fall Semester

Aug 26 Monday Residual registration/Classes begin - 3:00 p.m. (m.t)
Aug 29 Thursday Last day to add a first eight-week course/Last day to drop a first eight-week course w/o academic penalty ("W") and 100% refund
Sept 1
Sunday Last day to apply for fall 2024 graduation
Sept 2
Monday
Labor Day holiday
Sept 3
Tuesday
Last day to declare collaborative status
Sept 4
Wednesday
Last day to add a 16-week course/Last day to drop a 16-week course w/o academic penalty ("W") and 100% refund
Sept 11
Wednesday
Tuition/fees payment deadline
Sept 23
Monday Enrollment census date
Oct 2
Wednesday Last day to drop a first eight-week course
Oct 14-18 Monday-Friday Midterm examinations
Oct 14-18
Monday-Friday Preregistration for online, early entry, and dual credit students
Oct 21 Monday First day of second eight-week courses
Oct 21-25
Monday-Friday 
Preregistration for returning students
Oct 25
Friday Last day to add second eight-week course/Last day to drop second eight week course w/o academic penalty ("W") and 100% refund
Oct 28
Monday Preregistration begins for new students
Nov 11
Monday
Veterans Day holiday
Nov 15 Friday Last day to drop a16-week course/withdraw for semester
Nov 26 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins after evening classes
Nov 27-29
Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving holiday
Dec 2
Monday Last day to drop a second eight-week course
Dec 13
Friday Last day of regular classes
Dec 16-20 Monday-Friday Final examinations
Dec 20
Friday Commencement/Semester ends

Spring Semester

Jan 13
Monday Residual registration/Classes begin - 3:00 p.m. (m.t.)
Jan 16 Thursday Last day to add a first eight-week course/Last day to drop a first eight-week course w/o academic penalty ("W") and 100% refund
Jan 20
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
Jan 22
Wednesday Last day to declare collaborative status
Jan 23
Thursday Last day to add a 16-week course/Last day to drop a 16-week course w/o academic penalty ("W) and 100% refund
Jan 29
Wednesday Tuition/fees payment deadline
Feb 1 Saturday Last day to apply for spring 2025/summer 2025 graduation
Feb 10
Monday Enrollment census date
Feb 17
Monday Presidents Day holiday
Feb 20
Thursday Last day to drop a first eight-week course
Mar 3-7
Monday-Friday Midterm examinations
Mar 3-7
Monday-Friday
Preregistration for online, early entry, and dual credit students
Mar 10-14
Monday-Friday
Spring Break
Mar 17 Monday First day of second eight-week courses
Mar 17-21 
Monday-Friday
Preregistration for returning students
Mar 21
Friday Last day to add second eight-week course/Last day to drop second eight-week course w/o academic penalty ("W") and 100% refund
Mar 24 Monday Preregistration begins for new students
Apr 11 Friday Last day to drop a 16-week course/withdraw for semester
Apr 18-21
Friday-Monday Easter Recess
May 1
Thursday Last day to drop a second eight-week course
May 8
Friday Last day of regular classes
May 12-16 Monday-Friday Final examinations
May 17 Saturday Commencement