Start the Celebration
Kick off game day with the Dakota Days Parade downtown Vermillion, starting at 9 a.m.
Cheer on your team!
Come early to tailgate and help welcome the Coyotes to game day!
Come cheer on the Yotes at this year's Dakota Days football game.
The 2021 Dakota Days celebration is scheduled for Oct. 1-3.
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.