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Once you are admitted to the incoming class, you must pay deposits at two different times to reserve your seat. The deposits are a prepayment of tuition and are applied directly to your account. Your deposit deadline is listed on your acceptance letter along with your student ID.

Pay Deposit Online

Immunization Records

The Board of Regents requires all attendees of state schools to provide proof of immunizations prior to enrollment in classes. You must complete the form provided by Student Health Services before we can register you for classes. We recommend you complete this process as early as possible.

Submit immunization documentation to:

Sanford Clinic Vermillion - USD Student Health
20 South Plum Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

View Student Health Services Immunization Policy

Complete Required Immunization Health History Form


Under extraordinary circumstances, we may grant a request to defer your admission. The request must be in writing, and must include the reasons for the request. Approvals to defer are left to the discretion of the admissions committee chairperson and the director of admissions. If granted, an applicant can defer for one year only. After the year expires, the applicant must reapply through the regular admissions process.

Requests to defer should be emailed to or mailed to:

USD School of Law
Office of Admissions
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069