2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 15, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar (2021-2022)




FALL SEMESTER
Date Event
August 16-20  JumpStart- Program Orientation Sessions
August 23 Fall Classes Begin
August 27 Last Day to Complete Fall Semester Test-outs
  Last Day to Add Fall classes*
September 3 Fall Semester Tuition and Fees Due
September 6 Labor Day- No Classes/Campus Closed
September 20-30 Advising Days- Students meet with Academic Advisors
October 1 Last Day to Withdraw from First 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses (“W” Grade)***
October 4-15 Advising Days- Students meet with Academic Advisors
October 11 Native American Day- No Classes/Campus Closed
October 15 First 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses End
October 18 Second 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses Begin
October 19 Last Day to Add Second 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses
October 21 Registration for Spring and Summer 2022 Begins
November 1 Last Day to Apply for December 2021 Diploma/Degree Completion
November 11 Veteran’s Day- No Classes/Campus Closed
November 12 Last Day to Withdraw from August Start Courses (“W” Grade)***
November 24 Last Day to Withdraw from Second 8-Week Courses (“W” Grade)***
November 25-26 Thanksgiving Break- No Classes/Campus Closed
December 10 End of Fall Semester
  December Graduation Ceremony, 5:00 pm (Sioux Falls Convention Center)
December 13-January 9 Winter Break- No Classes
December 24-25   Christmas Holiday- No Classes/Campus Closed
December 31 New Year’s Holiday- No Classes/Campus Closed

 

SPRING SEMESTER
Date Event
January 1   New Year’s Holiday- No Classes/Campus Closed
January 6-7 JumpStart Day- Program Orientation Sessions
January 10 Spring Classes Begin
January 14 Last Day to Complete Spring Semester Test-outs
  Last Day to Add Spring Classes*
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No Classes/Campus Closed
January 21 Spring Semester Tuition and Fees Due
February 7-28 Advising Days- Students meet with Academic Advisors
February 18 Last Day to Withdraw from First 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses (“W” Grade)***
February 21 President’s Day- No Classes/Campus Open
March 1-4 Advising Days- Students meet with Academic Advisors
March 4 First 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses End
March 6-11 Spring Break- No Classes/Campus Open
March 14 Last Day to Apply for Spring/Summer 2022 Diploma/Degree Completion
  Second 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses Begin
March 15 Last day to Add Second 8-Week (Accelerated) Courses
March 17 Registration for Fall 2022 Classes Begin
April 8 Last Day to Withdraw from January Start Courses (“W” Grade)***
April 15 Easter Holiday- No Classes/Campus Closed
April 22 Last Day to Withdraw from Second 8-Week Courses (“W” Grade)***
May 6 End of Spring Semester
  Spring/Summer Graduation Ceremony, 5:00pm (Sioux Falls Arena)

 

SUMMER SEMESTER
Date Event
May 17   Summer Classes Begin
May 20 Last Day to Add Summer Classes*
May 27 Last Day to Drop Summer Classes (No Grade)**
  Summer Semester Tuition and Fees Due
May 30 Memorial Day- No Classes/Campus Closed
July 1 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Courses (“W” Grade)***
July 4 4th of July Holiday- No Classes/Campus Closed
July 22 End of Summer Semester

 

Add* Students may add a course to their schedule during the first week of the Fall and Spring semesters.
Drop** Students may drop a course during the first two weeks of the Fall and Spring semesters with no tuition charge and no grade. After the drop date, dropped courses are not eligible for a refund.
Withdraw***       Students may withdraw from a course and receive a grade of “W” until the last four weeks of the semester (last two weeks for courses running 8 weeks), without affecting their grade point average.