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 2016-2017

Fall 2016

New Student Check-in Day

August 27

First Day of Classes

August 30

Opening Fall Convocation

September 1

Labor Day Holiday Observed

September 5

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

September 9

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

September 9

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

September 9

Last Day to Complete Online Validation 

September 9

Last Day to Apply for December 2016 Graduation

September 15

Homecoming Week

October 3-8

Assessment Day**Morning classes will be held.
There will be no classes after 12:15 pm**

October 11

Midterm

October 15

Fall Break

October 17 - 18

Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Class

October 28

Interim & Spring 2017 Registration for Current Students

November 7

Interim & Spring 2017 Registration for New and Visiting Students

November 21

Thanksgiving Break

November 23 - 27

Final Exams

December 12 - 14

Semester End

December 14

Spring 2017

Interim (January)

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 13

Last Day to Withdraw from an Interim Class

January 13

Interim Classes End

January 26

Break

January 27 - 31

Spring (February - May)

First Day of Classes

February 1 (W)

Last Day to Add/Drop a Course without Record

February 10

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

February 10

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

February 10

Deadline to Apply for Graduation in May 2017

February 10

Last Day to Complete Online Validation

February 10

Summer 2017 Registration Opens

March 6

Midterm 

March 11

Spring Break

March 11-19

Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring Class 

March 31

Easter Break**Classes Convene at 4 p.m. on April 17**

April 14-17

Fall 2017 Registration for Current Students Begins

April 3

Fall 2017 Registration for New and Visiting Students Begins

April 18

Final Exams

May 17 - 19 (W-F)

Semester Ends

May 19

Commencement Ceremony

May 21

Summer Session 2017- May 24 - August 28

Summer Full Term

May 30 - August 4

Summer First Session

May 30 - June 29

Summer Second Session

July 5 - August 4

2017-2018 Academic Calendar