University of Southern California

Academics

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017 71 instructional days
Open Registration Mon-Fri August 14-18
Move-In Wed August 16
Classes Begin Mon August 21
Labor Day Mon September 4
Thanksgiving Holiday Wed-Sun November 22-26
Classes End Fri December 1
Study Days Sat-Tue December 2-5
Exams Wed-Wed December 6-13
Winter Recess Thu-Sun December 14 – January 8
Spring Semester 2018 73 instructional days
Open Registration Thu-Fri January 4-5
Classes Begin Mon January 8
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Mon January 15
President’s Day Mon February 19
Spring Recess Sun-Sun March 11-18
Classes End Fri April 27
Study Days Sat-Tue April 28-May 1
Exams Wed-Wed May 2-9
Commencement Fri May 11
Summer Session 2018 58 instructional days
Registration Mon-Tue May 14-15
Classes Begin Wed May 16
Memorial Day Mon May 28
Independence Day Wed July 4
Classes End Tue August 7