USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Academic Calendar

Fall Trimester 2017

August 28
First Day of Classes

September 4
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Labor Day

September 4
Last Day to Drop/Add Fall Courses

October 16-20
Midterm Exams

October 19-23 
ADA Annual Session in Atlanta, GA

November 4
Homecoming Picnic and Football Game vs. Arizona

November 22 
Student Holiday (University Open/No Classes)

November 23-24
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving

December 1
Last Day of Classes (All programs EXCEPT DDS 2018, DH 2018 & ASPID 2018)

December 4-8
Final Exams

December 11- January 1
Trimester Break (All programs EXCEPT DDS 2018, DH 2018 & ASPID 2018)

December 15
Last Day of Trimester for DDS,2018/, DH 2018, ASPID 2018

December 18- January 7
Trimester Break (DDS 2018, DH 2018, ASPID 2018)

Spring Trimester 2018

January 2
First Day of Classes (All programs except DDS 2018, DH 2018 & ASPID 2018)

January 5
Fee-bill Settlement Due

January 8
First Day of Classes (DDS 2018, DH 2018 & ASPID 2018)

January 15
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 19
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses for Spring

February 19
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: President’s Day

February 21-22
Mock WREB

February 26- March 2
Midterm Exams

March 17-20
ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, Orlando, FL

April 6
Last Day of Classes

April 9-13
Final Exams

April 16-27
Trimester Break (Clinic Open)

April 23-27
Incoming ASPID Orientation

April 27-30
WREB Exam (4/27 Clinic Closed & 4/30 AM Clinic Closed)