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 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017 (August 29 - December 13)

New Student Check-in Day

August 26

First Day of Classes

August 29

Opening Fall Convocation 10:00 am

August 31

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 4

Presidential Inauguration 10:00 am

September 7

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 8

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

September 8

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

September 8

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

September 8

Last Day to Apply for Fall 2017 & Interim 2018 Graduation

September 15

Assessment Day-
Service Day Begins at 12:15 pm.
Only morning classes will be held, no classes after 12:15 pm.

September 27

Homecoming Week

October 1 - 8

Midterm

October 14

Fall Break

October 16 - 17

Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Class

October 27

Interim & Spring 2018 Registration for Current Students Undergraduate Schedule

November 6

Interim & Spring 2018 Registration for New and Visiting Students

November 20

Thanksgiving Break

November 22 - 26

Final Exams

December 11 - 13

Semester Ends

December 13

Spring Semester 2018 (January 3 - May 18)

Interim (January 3 - 26)

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 5

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Class

January 12

Interim Classes End

January 26

Break

January 27 - 31

Spring (February 1 - May 18)

First Day of Classes

February 1

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 9

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

February 9

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

February 9

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

February 9

Last Day to Apply for Spring & Summer 2018 Graduation

February 9

Spring Break

March 10 - 18

Midterm 

March 17

Easter Break
**Classes Convene at 4 p.m. on April 2**

March 30 - April 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Class 

April 3

Summer & Fall 2018 Registration for Current Students Begins

April 9

Summer & Fall 2018 Registration for New and Visiting Students Begins

April 23

Final Exams

May 16 - 18

Semester Ends

May 18

Commencement Ceremony

May 20

Summer Semester 2018 (May 23 - August 24)

Summer Full Term

May 29 - August 2

Summer First Session

May 29 - June 28

Summer Second Session

July 2 - August 2

View the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar