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 2019-2020

Fall Semester 2019 (August 27 - December 11)

New Student Check-in Day

August 24

Fall Courses Begin

August 27

Opening Fall Convocation 10:00 a.m.

August 29

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 2

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 6

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

September 6

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

September 6

Last Day to Apply for Fall 2019 & Interim 2020 Graduation

September 13

Culture for Service Day- No Day Courses held (evening courses held as scheduled) Morning: Service Activities, Afternoon: Faculty Assessment Activities

October 2

Homecoming Week

September 30 - October 6

Midterm

October 12

Fall Break

October 14 - 15

Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Course

October 25

Spring 2020 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

November 4

Interim & Spring 2020 Registration for Current Students

November 4 - 13

Interim & Spring 2020 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Students Begins

November 18

Thanksgiving Break

November 27 - December 1

Final Exams

December 9 - 11

Fall Courses End

December 11

Spring Semester 2020 (January 3 - May 15)

Interim (January 3 - 24)

Interim Courses Begin

January 3

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

January 7

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Course

January 14

Interim Courses End

January 24

Interim Break

January 25 - 29

Spring (January 30 - May 15)

Spring Courses Begin

January 30

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 7

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

February 7

Last Day to Complete the Semester Checklist

February 7

Last Day to Apply for Spring & Summer 2020 Graduation

February 14

Summer 2020 Registration for All Undergraduate Students Begins

March 2

Spring Break

March 7 - 15

Midterm 

March 21

Graduation Fair (Open House from 11AM to 7PM)

April 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Course

April 3

Summer and Fall 2020 Registration for Graduate Students Begins

April 6

Fall 2020 Registration for Current Undergraduate Students 

April 6 - 15

Easter Break- Courses Convene at 4:00 p.m. on April 13th

April 10 - 13

Fall 2020 Registration for New and Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Students Begins

April 20

Final Exams

May 13 - 15

Spring Courses End

May 15

Commencement Ceremony - Additional Information

May 17

Summer Semester 2020 (May 26 - August 28)

First & Full Term Summer Courses Begin

May 26

Last Day to Add/Drop a First Term Summer Course

May 28

Last Day to Add/Drop a Full Term Summer Course

June 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a First Term Summer Course

June 12

First Term Summer Courses End

June 25

Second Term Summer Courses Begin

June 29

Last Day to Add/Drop a Second Term Summer Course

July 1

Courses will not be held in observance of the Independence Day Holiday

July 3

Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Term Summer Course

July 6

Last Day to Withdraw from a Second Term Summer Course

July 17

Full & Second Term Summer Courses End

July 30

2020-2021 Academic Calendar