Fall 2017
First-Year Orientation Monday, Aug. 7 - Thursday, Aug.10
Law Classes Begin Friday, Aug.11
USD Classes Begin Monday, Aug. 21
Labor Day Holiday Monday, Sept. 4
Constructive Monday Tuesday, Sept. 5
Native American Day Holiday Monday, Oct. 9
Veteran's Day Holiday Friday, Nov. 10
 Last Day of Law Classes Tuesday, Nov. 21
Thanksgiving Recess Begins Wednesday, Nov. 22 @ 8 a.m.
Thanksgiving Recess Ends Monday, Nov. 27 @ 8 a.m.
Law Finals Exams Monday, Nov. 27 - Friday, Dec. 8
USD Winter Commencement TBD
Spring 2018
Law Classes Begin Wednesday, Jan. 3
USD Classes Begin Monday, Jan. 8
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Monday, Jan. 15
Constructive Monday Wednesday, Jan. 17
President's Day Holiday Monday, Feb. 19
Constructive Monday Thursday, Feb. 22
Spring Break Begins Friday March 2 @ 5 p.m.
Classes Resume Monday, March 12 @ 8 a.m.
Easter Recess Friday, March 30 @ 8 a.m.
Easter Recess Ends, Classes Resume Monday, April 2 @ 8 a.m.
Last Day of Law Classes Friday, April 20
Law Final Exams Monday, April 24 - Friday, May 4
Hooding Ceremony Friday, May 4
USD Commencement Saturday, May 5 @ 9:30 a.m.