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 2015-2016

Fall 2015

New Student Move in Day August 29
First Day of Classes September 1
Opening Fall Convocation September 3
Labor Day Holiday Observed September 7
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record September 11
Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships September 11
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses September 11
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2015/ Interim 2016 Graduation September 11
Homecoming October 10
Assessment Day
**Morning classes will be held.
There will be no classes after 12:15 pm**
October 13
Midterm October 17
Fall Break October 19 - 20
Last Day to Drop a Fall Class October 30
Interim & Spring 2016 Registration for Current Students November 9 - 18
Thanksgiving Break November 25 - 29
Final Exams December 14 - 16
Semester End December 16

Spring 2016

Interim (January)

Interim Classes Begin January 4
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record January 6
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses January 12
Last Day to Drop an Interim Class January 15
Interim Classes End January 27
Break January 28 - February 2 (TH-T)

Spring (February - May)

First Day of Classes February 3 (W)
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record February 12
Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses February 12
Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships February 12
Deadline to Apply for Spring & Summer 2016 Graduation
February 12
Last Day to Complete Online Validation
February 12
Summer 2016 Registration Opens for All Students
February 15
Spring Break March 5 - 13
Midterm March 26
Easter Break
**Classes Convene at 4:00pm on March 28**
March 25 - 28
Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Course
April 8
Fall 2016 Registration for Current Students
April 11 - 20
Fall 2016 Registration Opens for Visiting Students
April 25
Reading Day May 17
Final Exams May 18 - 20 (W-F)
Semester Ends
May 20
Commencement Ceremony
May 22

Summer Session 2016- May 23 - August 26

Summer Full Term May 31 - August 4
Summer First Session May 31 - July 1
Summer Second Session July 5 - August 4