USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Academic Calendar

Fall Trimester 2018

August 27
First day of classes

September 3
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Labor Day

September 14
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses for Fall

October 15-19
Midterm Exams

November 21
Student Holiday (University Open/No Classes)

November 21-23 
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving

November 30
Last Day of Classes (All programs except DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019)

December 3-7
Final Exams

December 10-January 4
Trimester Break (All programs except DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019)

December 14
Last Day of Classes (DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019)

December 17-January 11
Trimester Break (DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019)

January 4
Feebill Settlement Due

Spring Trimester 2019

January 7
First Day of Classes (All programs except DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019), Spring Trimester 2019

January 14
First Day of Classes, Spring Trimester 2019 (DDS 2019, DH 2019, ASPID 2019)

January 21
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Day

January 25
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses for Spring

February 18
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: President’s Day

February 20-21
Mock WREB

March 4-8
Midterm Exams

April 12
Last Day of Classes

April 15-19
Final Exams

April 22-May 3
Trimester Break (Clinic Open)

April 22-26
Incoming ASPID Orientation

April 26-29
WREB (4/26 Clinic Closed & 4/29 AM Clinic Closed)

Summer Trimester 2019

May 6
First Day of Classes (All programs except DH 2020), Summer Trimester 2019

May 10
Commencement (Clinic closed)

May 20
First Day of Classes, Summer Trimester 2019 (DH 2020 only)

May 24
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses for Summer

May 27
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Memorial Day

May 27-June 3
WREB (5/31 Clinic Closed & 6/3 AM Clinic Closed)

June 17
First Day of Classes: Entering Advanced Students

June 24-28
Midterm Exams

July 1
Last Day of Classes: Advanced 2019

July 4-5
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Independence Day

July 26
Last Day of Classes: DDS 2021 only

July 29-August 2
Final Exams: DDS 2021

August 2-5
WREB (8/2 Clinic Closed & 8/5 AM Clinic Closed)

August 15-16
NBDE I Break: DDS 2021

August 9
Last Day of Classes (DDS, DH, ASPID, ADVANCED)

August 12-16
Final Exams

August 19-30
Trimester Break

August 26-30
New Student Orientation

September 2
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY: Labor Day

Fall Trimester 2019

September 3
First Day of Classes, Fall Trimester 2019