Academic Calendar

SUMMER 2016
May 25 Open House
May 30 WDT Closed – Memorial Day
May 31 Classes Begin (Sessions 1 & 2)
June 1 Last Day to Add (Sessions 1 & 2)
June 6 Last Day to Drop (Sessions 1 & 2)
July 4 No Classes/WDT Closed – 4th of July
July 12 Session 1: Last Day to Drop with a “W”
July 26 Session#1 Ends
July 26 Session 2: Last Day to Drop with a “W”
August 12 Session 2 Ends
Fall 2016
August 5, 18 Jump Start Days
August 12 Build Dakota Jump Start
August 15 – 19 Faculty Development Days
August 19 Information Day
August 22 Classes Begin
August 26 Last Day to Add
September 2 Last Day to Drop
September 5 WDT Closed – Labor Day
September 16 4 Week Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.
September 29 Career Expo
October 10 WDT Closed – Native American Day
October 11 No Classes – HLC Workday
October 14 Midterm Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.
October 21 Midterm Advising Day
November 11 No Classes/WDT Closed – Veterans Day
November 16 Last Day to Drop with a “W”
November 23 No Classes – HLC Workday
November 24-25 WDT Closed – Thanksgiving Break
December 16 End of Semester – Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.
December 19-January 6 Semester Break
December 24-25 WDT Closed
December 30 WDT Closed
Spring 2017
January 2 WDT Closed
January 3-6 Faculty Development Days
January 5 New Student Jump Start
January 6 Information Day
January 9 Classes Begin
January 13 Last Day to Add
January 16 WDT Closed – Martin Luther King Day
January 23 Last Day to Drop
February 3 4 Week Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.
February 8 WDT Career Fair
February 20 WDT Closed – Presidents Day
February 21 No Classes – HLC Workday
March 3 Midterm Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.
March 6-10 No Classes – Spring Break
March 17 Midterm Advising Day
April 11 Last day to drop with a “W”
April 13 No Classes – HLC Workday
April 14 WDT Closed – Easter Break
April 14-18 No Classes – Easter Break
April 18 Faculty Development Day
May 11 Final Grades due by noon for graduates
May 12 End of Semester
May 13 Commencement
May 15 Final Grades due by noon
May 15-17 Faculty Development Days
Summer 2017
May 24 Information Day
May 29 WDT Closed – Memorial Day
May 30 Classes Begin (Sessions 1 & 2)
May 31 Last Day to Add (Sessions 1 & 2)
June 5 Last Day to Drop (Sessions 1 & 2)
July 4 No Classes – 4th of July
July 12 Session 1: Last Day to Drop with a “W”
July 25 Session 2: Last Day to Drop with a “W”
July 26 Session 1 Ends
August 11 Session 2 Ends

PLEASE NOTE: The academic calendar is subject to modification or interruption due to occurrences such as fire, flood, labor disputes, illness, accident, or death of an instructor, interruption of utility services, acts of God, civil disorder and war. In event of such occurrences, WDT will attempt to accommodate its students. It does not, however, guarantee that courses of instruction, extra curricular activities or other WDT programs or events will be completed or rescheduled. Should such a condition occur, refunds will be made to eligible students as determined by the President in accordance with WDT policy.

*Clinicals, practicums and internships may include, but are not limited to, differential shifts (evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays) to meet industry expectations.