Fall 2016
First-Year Orientation
Monday, August 8 - Thursday, August 11
Law Classes Begin Friday, August 12
USD Classes Begin Monday, August 22
Labor Day Holiday
Monday, September 5
Constructive Monday Tuesday, September 6
Native American Day Holiday
Monday, October 10
Veteran's Day Holiday
Friday, November 11
 Last Day of Law Classes
Tuesday, November 22
Thanksgiving Recess Begins
Wednesday, November 23 @ 8 a.m.
Thanksgiving Recess Ends
Monday, November 28 @ 8 a.m.
Law Finals Exams
Monday, November 28 - Friday, December 9
USD Winter Commencement
Saturday, December 10
Spring 2017
Law Classes Begin Wednesday, January 4
USD Classes Begin Monday, January 9
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Monday, January 16
Constructive Monday Wednesday, January 18
President's Day Holiday Monday, February 20
Constructive Monday Thursday, February 23
Spring Break Begins
Friday March 3 @ 5 p.m.
Classes Resume Monday, March 13 @ 8 a.m.
Easter Break
Friday, April 14 @ 8 a.m.
Last Day of Law Classes
Friday, April 21
Law Final Exams Monday, April 24 - Friday, May 5
Hooding Ceremony Friday, May 5
USD Commencement Saturday, May 6