Start the Celebration
Kick off game day with the Dakota Days Parade downtown Vermillion, starting at 9 a.m.
The 2022 Dakota Days celebration is scheduled for Oct. 16 - Oct. 22.
Arguably the most highly anticipated campus tradition, Dakota Days devotes an entire week to showcasing the pride and school spirit that define life at USD. The homecoming festivities take place every October and boast plenty of events for students, alumni and individuals of all ages.