Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 (w/ COVID-19 Restrictions Implemented)

Friday and Monday, Aug. 21 and 24 – Business Office Finalization

Friday- Sunday, Aug. 21-23 – New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 24 – Classes Begin at 8 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 28 – Last Day for Unrestricted-Adviser Signature Only-Add/Drop

Friday, Sept. 4 – Last Day for Restricted Add/Drop   

Friday, Sept. 11 – Summer Incomplete Grades Due

Saturday, Sept. 26 – Homecoming                                                     

Friday, Oct. 16 – Midterm Grades Due

Friday, Oct. 30 – Last Day for CR/NC

Monday, Oct. 26 – Registration for Spring and Summer Semesters Begins

Friday, Nov. 20 – Last Day for Withdraw 

Friday, Nov. 20 – Last Day of Face-to-Face Classes

Friday, Nov. 20 – Thanksgiving Break Begins at 5 p.m.

Monday-Friday, Nov. 23-27 – Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 25-27 – Thanksgiving, Offices Closed

Monday, Nov. 30 – Classes resume in Online Format

Monday, Nov. 30 – May, June & August Graduation Applications Due

Monday-Friday, Dec. 7-11 – Evening Finals

Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 14-16 – Day Classes Finals

Friday, Dec. 18 – Grades Due

December 24-January 1 – Christmas and New Year Holidays, Offices Closed

Fall 2020 Finals Schedule

Monday, December 14, 2020

8-10 a.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 8 a.m.

10 a.m.-noon
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 10 a.m.

1-3 p.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 1 p.m.

3-5 p.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

8-10 a.m.
Classes scheduled Tuesday and/or Thursday that begin at 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

10 a.m.-noon
Classes scheduled Tuesday and/or Thursday that begin at 9:30 a.m.

1-3 p.m.
Classes scheduled Tuesday and/or Thursday that begin at noon and 12:30 p.m.

3-5 p.m.
Classes scheduled Tuesday and/or Thursday that begin at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

8-10 a.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 9 a.m.

10 a.m.-noon
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 11 a.m.

1-3 p.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at noon.

3-5 p.m.
Classes scheduled MWF, MTWR, MTWF, WF & MW that begin at 3 p.m.

 

Evening Finals – Monday-Friday, December 7-11

Online and Sioux Falls Campus – refer to the course syllabus

The calendar is subject to change due to forces beyond the university's control or as deemed necessary by the university in order to fulfill its educational objectives.

Courses that do not begin and end within the normal session time frame, status dates will be adjusted accordingly.

Students must attend their course by the third day or their registration will be cancelled, unless the instructor gives permission otherwise. For online courses, students must log in to the course by the end of third day. 

Please call the numbers below for assistance with the following:

  • Registration (enrolling in a class, drop/add, withdrawal) – 605-995-2642 or 995-2647.
  • Billing - 605-995-2693.
  • Financial Aid - 605-995-2656.