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 2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018 (August 28 - December 12)

New Student Check-in Day

August 25

Fall Courses Begin

August 28

Opening Fall Convocation 10:00 a.m.

August 30

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 3

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 7

Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships

September 7

Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses

September 7

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

September 7

Last Day to Apply for Fall 2018 & Interim 2019 Graduation

September 14

Homecoming Week

September 24 - 29

Culture for Service Day- No Classes Held

(Morning: Service Activities, Afternoon: Faculty Assessment Activities

October 3

Midterm

October 13

Fall Break

October 15 - 16

Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Course

October 26

Spring 2019 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

November 5

Interim & Spring 2019 Registration for Current Students Begins Registration Schedule

November 5 - 14

Interim & Spring 2019 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Students Begins

November 19

Thanksgiving Break

November 21 - 25

Final Exams

December 10 - 12

Fall Courses End

December 12

Spring Semester 2019 (January 3 - May 17)

Interim (January 3 - 24)

Interim Courses Begin

January 3

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

January 7

Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses

January 7

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Course

January 11

Interim Courses End

January 24

Interim Break

January 25 - 29

Spring (January 30 - May 17)

Spring Courses Begin

January 30

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 8

Last Day to Request "P/NC" for Elective Courses

February 8

Final Proposals Due for Independent Studies, Directed Studies, or Internships

February 8

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

February 8

Last Day to Apply for Spring & Summer 2019 Graduation

February 15

Spring Break

March 9 - 17

Midterm 

March 16

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Course

March 29

Graduation Fair 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

April 4

Summer and Fall 2019 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

April 8

Summer and Fall 2019 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students Begins

April 8 - 17

Easter Break- Classes Convene at 4:00 p.m. on April 22nd

April 19 - 22

Fall 2019 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students Begins

April 23

Final Exams

May 15 - 17

Spring Courses End

May 17

Commencement Ceremony

May 19

Summer Semester 2019 (May 20 - August 23)

First & Full Term Summer Courses Begin

May 28

Last Day to Add/Drop a First Term Summer Course

May 30

Last Day to Add/Drop a Full Term Summer Course

June 4

Last Day to Withdraw from a First Term Summer Course

June 14

First Term Summer Courses End

June 27

Second Term Summer Courses Begin

July 8

Independence Day Holiday Observed (University Closed)

July 4

Last Day to Add/Drop a Second Term Summer Course

July 10

Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Term Summer Course

July 6

Last Day to Withdraw from a Second Term Summer Course

July 25

Full & Second Term Summer Courses End

August 8