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Academic Calendar 2012-13

Academic Calendar - Fall 2012
Registration Day Monday, August 27, 2012
Classes Begin   Monday, August 27, 2012, at 4 p.m.
Labor Day   Monday, September 3, 2012 
Last Day to Add Classes   Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Last Day to Drop with a Refund   Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Native American Day Holiday  Monday, October 8, 2012
Midterm   Friday, October 19, 2012
Second 8-week Classes Begin   Monday, October 22, 2012  
Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, Octorber 23, 2012
Registration (Current USD Students) Monday, Oct. 29 - Friday, Nov.16, 2012
Veterans Day Holiday   Monday, November 12, 2012
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W"   Thursday, November 8, 2012
Thanksgiving Recess Begins   Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 5 a.m.
Thanksgiving Recess Ends, Classes Resume   Monday, November 26, 2012, 8 a.m.
Final Exams Begin   Monday, December 10, 2012
Semester Ends   Friday, December 14, 2012
Commencement   Saturday, December 15, 2012, 10 a.m.
Final Grades Due Wednesday, December 19, 2012

*Graduation Candidates should arrive 45 minutes prior to the start of commencement. 


Academic Calendar - Spring 2013
Registration Day Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 4 p.m.
Last Day to Add Classes Friday, January 18, 2013
Last Day to Drop with a Refund Friday, January 18, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Monday, January 21, 2013
Early Alert Grading Wed., January 30 - Wed., February 6
Early Alert Grades Due Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Presidents Day Holiday Monday, February 18, 2013
Advising Begins Monday, February 25, 2013
Midterm Friday, March 1, 2013
Spring Break Friday Friday, March 1, 2013, 5 p.m.
Spring Break Ends, Classes Resume Monday, March 11, 2013, 8 a.m.
Second 8-week Classes Begin Monday, March 11, 2013
Midterm Grading Thurs., March 7 - Fri., March 15, 2013
Midterm Grades Due Fri., March 15, 2013 by midnight
Early Registration (Current USD Students) Thurs., March 21 - Fri. April 12, 2013
Easter recess begins Thursday, March 28, 2013 5 p.m.
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Easter recess ends, classes resume Tuesday, April 2, 2013 8 a.m.
Final Exams Begin Monday, April 29, 2013
Semester Ends Friday, May 3, 2013
Commencement Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9:30 a.m.*
Final Grades Due Wednesday, May 8, 2013

 *Graduation Candidates should arrive 45 minutes prior to the start of commencement.

Academic Calendar - Summer 2013
4 Week Sessions
Summer 4-Week Session I May 13 - June 7, 2013
End of Add/Drop for Session I Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Thursday, May 30, 2013
   
Summer 4-Week Session II June 10 - July 5, 2013
End of Add/Drop for Session II Thursday, June 11, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Independence Day Holiday Thursday, July 4, 2013
   
Summer 4-Week Session III July 8 - August 2
End of Add/Drop for Session III Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Thursday, July 25, 2013
   
Summer 6-Week Session I May 13 - June 21
End of Add/Drop for Session I May 16, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" June 10, 2013
   
Summer 6-Week Session II June 17 - July 26
End of Add/Drop for Session II Thursday, June 20, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Monday, July 15, 2013
   
Summer 6-Week Session III June 24 - August 2
End of Add/Drop for Session II Thursday, June 27, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Monday, July 22, 2013
   
Summer 8-Week Session I May 13 - July 5, 2013
End of Add/Drop for Session II Friday, May 17, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Wednesday, June 19, 2013
   
Summer 8-Week Session II June 10 - August 2, 2013
End of Add/Drop for Session II Friday, June 14, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Wednesday, July 17, 2013
   
Summer 12-Week Session May 13 - August 2, 2013
End of Add/Drop for Session I Monday, May 20, 2013
Last Day to Drop a Course with a "W" Wednesday, July 10, 2013