Academic Calendar

The University of Sioux Falls' Academic Calendar consists of a 15-week fall semester, a month-long January Interim and a 15-week spring semester. Students may also participate in Summer School.

Academic Year 2016-2017

Fall 2016

New Student Check-in Day August 27
First Day of Classes August 30
Opening Fall Convocation September 1
Labor Day Holiday Observed September 5
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record September 9
Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships September 9
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses September 9
Last Day to Complete Online Validation
September 9
Last Day to Apply for December 2016 Graduation September 15
Homecoming Week
October 3-8
Assessment Day
**Morning classes will be held.
There will be no classes after 12:15 pm**
October 11
Midterm October 15
Fall Break October 17 - 18
Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Class October 28
Interim & Spring 2017 Registration for Current Students November 1
Thanksgiving Break November 23 - 27
Final Exams December 12 - 14
Semester End December 14

Spring 2017

Interim (January)

Interim Classes Begin January 3
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record January 5
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses January 13
Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Class January 13
Interim Classes End January 26
Break January 27 - 31

Spring (February - May)

First Day of Classes February 1 (W)
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record February 10
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses February 10
Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships February 10
Deadline to Apply for Graduation in May 2017
February 10
Last Day to Complete Online Validation
February 10
Midterm
March 11
Spring Break
March 11-19
Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Class
March 31
Easter Break
**Classes Convene at 4 p.m. on April 17**
April 14-17
Summer and Fall 2017 Registration for Current Students Begins
April 3
Final Exams May 17 - 19 (W-F)
Semester Ends
May 19
Commencement Ceremony
May 21

Summer Session 2017- May 24 - August 28

Summer Full Term May 30 - August 3
Summer First Session May 30 - June 29
Summer Second Session July 3 - August 3