USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Academic Calendar

Summer Trimester 2018

April 30
First Day of Classes (All programs except DH 2019)

May 10
Senior Awards Presentation Banquet

May 11
Commencement (Clinic Closed)

May 17-19
CDA Convention in Anaheim, CA

May 18
Last day to Drop/Add courses

May 28
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Memorial Day

June 1-4
WREB (6/1 clinic closed; 6/4 AM clinic closed)

June 19-23
Midterm Exams

July 2
Last day of classes: Advanced 2018

July 4
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Independence Day

July 20
Last day of classes (DDS 2020 only)

July 23-27
Final exams (DDS 2020 only; NDBE Part 1 prep after 7/27)

August 3-6
WREB (8/3 clinic closed & 8/6 AM clinic closed)

August 3
Last day of classes

August 6-10 
Final exams

August 13-24
Trimester break

August 20-24
New student orientation

Fall Trimester 2018

August 27
First day of classes

September 3
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Labor Day