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.

2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall Semester 2021 (August 24-December 8)

New Student Check-In Day

August 21

Fall Courses Begin

August 24

Opening Fall Convocation

August 26

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 3

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

September 3

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 6

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021/Interim 2022 Graduation

September 17

Homecoming

October 2

Midterm

October 9

Fall Break

October 11-12 (Mon-Tue)

Assessment Day- all afternoon classes online format this day only

October 20

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course

October 22

Interim & Spring 2022 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students Begins

November 1

Interim & Spring 2022 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students

November 15

Thanksgiving Break

November 24-28 (Wed-Sun)

Final Exams

December 6-8

Fall Courses End

December 8

Spring Semester 2022 (January 4-May 20)

INTERIM (January 4-25)

Interim Courses Begin

January 4

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

January 6

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Course

January 13

Interim Courses End

January 25

Interim Break

January 26-31

SPRING (February 1-May 20)

Spring Courses Begin

February 1

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 11

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

February 11

Deadline to Apply for Spring/Summer 2022 Graduation

February 18

Summer 2022 Registration for Undergraduate Students Begins

March 1

Spring Break

March 5-13

Midterm

March 26

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Course

April 8

Fall 2022 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students Begins

April 11

Easter Break - Classes Convene at 4PM on April 18

April 15-18 (Fri-Mon)

Fall 2022 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students Begins

April 25

Final Exams

May 18-20

Spring Courses End

May 20

Commencement

May 21 (Sat)

Summer Semester 2022 (May 31-August 4)

First & Full Term Summer Courses Begin

May 31

Last Day to Add/Drop a  First Term Summer Course

June 2

Last Day to Add/Drop a  Full Term Summer Course

June 7

Last Day to Withdraw from a  First Term Summer Course

June 17

First Term Summer Courses End

June 30

Independence Day Holiday Observed - University Closed

July 4

Second Term Summer Courses Begin

July 5

Last Day to Add/Drop a  Second Term Summer Course

July 7

Last Day to Withdraw from a  Full Term Summer Course

July 12

Last Day to Withdraw from a  Second Term Summer Course

July 22

Full & Second Term Summer Courses End

August 4

2021-2022 Graduate Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall Semester 2021 (August 30-December 17)

Fall Courses Begin

August 30

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 6

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021 Graduation

September 17

Spring 2022 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

November 1

Thanksgiving Break

Fall Courses End

November 24-28

December 17

Spring Semester 2022 (January 4-May 20)

Spring Courses Begin

January 4

Deadline to Apply for Spring/Summer 2022 Graduation

February 18

Easter Break - Classes Convene at 4PM on April 18

April 15-18 (Fri-Mon)

Summer & Fall 2022 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

April 11

Spring Courses End

May 20

Commencement Ceremony

May 21 (Sat)

Summer Semester 2022 (May 31-August 25)

Summer Courses Begin

May 31

Independence Day Holiday Observed - University Closed

July 4

Summer Courses End

August 25

* Drop with No Record: Graduate students must withdraw from a course before the second meeting, or before the second calendar week for online courses.

* Withdrawal: Graduate students may withdraw from a course with a grade of "W" until the Friday after the mid-point of the course. No withdrawals are permitted after this date.  Students who discontinue a course without following official procedures receive a grade of "F".

2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall Semester 2022 (August 24-December 9)

New Student Check-In Day

August 20

Fall Courses Begin

August 24

Opening Fall Convocation

August 25

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 2

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

September 2

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 5

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2022/Interim 2023 Graduation

September 16

Homecoming Week

September 19-25

Midterm

October 8

Fall Break

October 10-11 (Mon-Tue)

Assessment Day- all afternoon classes online format this day only

TBD

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course

October 21

Interim & Spring 2023 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students Begins

October 31

Interim & Spring 2023 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students

November 14

Thanksgiving Break

November 23-27 (Wed-Sun)

Final Exams

December 7-9 (Wed-Fri)

Fall Courses End

December 9

Spring Semester 2023 (January 3-May 19)

INTERIM (January 3-24)

Interim Courses Begin

January 3

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

January 5

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Course

January 12

Interim Courses End

January 24

Interim Break

January 25-29

SPRING (January 30-May 19)

Spring Courses Begin

January 30

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 10

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

February 10

Deadline to Apply for Spring/Summer 2023 Graduation

February 17

Summer 2023 Registration for Undergraduate Students Begins

March 1

Spring Break

March 4-12

Midterm

March 25

Easter Break- Classes Convene at 4:00 pm on April 10

April 7-10 (Fri-Mon)

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Course

April 17

Fall 2023 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students Begins

April 19

Fall 2023 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students Begins

May 1

Final Exams

May 17-19

Spring Courses End

May 19

Commencement

May 20 (Sat)

Summer Semester 2023 (May 30-August 4)

First & Full Term Summer Courses Begin

May 30

Last Day to Add/Drop a  First Term Summer Course

TBD

Last Day to Add/Drop a  Full Term Summer Course

TBD

Last Day to Withdraw from a  First Term Summer Course

TBD

First Term Summer Courses End

June 30

Independence Day Holiday Observed - University Closed

July 3 & 4 (Mon-Tue)

Second Term Summer Courses Begin

July 5

Last Day to Add/Drop a  Second Term Summer Course

TBD

Last Day to Withdraw from a  Full Term Summer Course

TBD

Last Day to Withdraw from a  Second Term Summer Course

TBD

Full & Second Term Summer Courses End

August 4

2022-2023 Graduate Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall Semester 2022 (August 29-December 15)

Fall Courses Begin

August 29

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 5

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2022 Graduation

September 16

Spring 2023 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

November 15

Thanksgiving Break

Fall Courses End

November 23-27 (Wed-Sun)

December 15

Spring Semester 2023 (January 3-May 26)

Spring Courses Begin

January 3

Deadline to Apply for Spring/Summer 2023 Graduation

February 17

Easter Break

April 17-10 (Fri-Mon)

Summer & Fall 2023 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

April 19

Spring Courses End

May 26

Commencement Ceremony

May 20 (Sat)

Summer Semester 2023 (May 30-August 25)

Summer Courses Begin

May 30

Independence Day Holiday Observed - University Closed

July 4

Summer Courses End

August 25

* Drop with No Record: Graduate students must withdraw from a course before the second meeting, or before the second calendar week for online courses.

* Withdrawal: Graduate students may withdraw from a course with a grade of "W" until the Friday after the mid-point of the course. No withdrawals are permitted after this date.  Students who discontinue a course without following official procedures receive a grade of "F".