The Office of Graduate and Professional Programs (GAPP) provides support services for Master’s and Doctoral students at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Please visit the Frequently Visited Areas and primary sections of our site for more information about services and resources for current graduate students.
The academic services section of our website has information related to your academic progress while at USC.
- Academic Advisement
- Academic Policies
- New Student Information
- DEN@Viterbi Student Services
- International Student Services
- Course Registration and Access
- Degree Requirements
- Commencement Information
Career related services and resources including:
- Career Development Events
- Internship Opportunities and Resources
- Viterbi Career Connections office and services
Important information about upcoming events and highlights. The news feed is updated regularly.
- GAPP Blog
- Signature Events including Orientation, Graduate Awards, and Commencement
- VGSA and Student Group Events
- Mentorship Program and Events
Enjoy all the resources, events, and opportunities outside of the classroom USC has to offer. Explore the city with classmates and join organizations based on a wide range of activities, interests, and affiliations. USC and Los Angeles provide one of the most inclusive and diverse settings in the U.S.
- Student Organizations
- Safety and Wellness
- Graduate Housing
Tuition costs, fees, and funding opportunities for graduate students.
- Tuition and Fees
- Master’s Student Funding Opportunities
- Doctoral Student Funding Opportunities
- Employer Supported
(Registration dates apply only to courses that run from Jan. 08–April 27. For registration dates for specific courses, please find the course in the Classes Offered section and click the calendar icon next to the course.)
|Oct. 23-Jan. 5||Registration for continuing students|
|Nov. 16-Jan. 5||Registration for returning students and continuing students|
|Jan. 4-5||Registration for spring semester continues|
|Jan. 5||Last day to register and settle without late fee|
|Jan. 8||Spring semester classes begin for Session 001|
|Jan. 8-12||Late registration and change of program for Session 001|
|Jan. 15||Martin Luther King Day, university holiday|
|Jan. 26||Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance|
|Jan. 26||Last day to register and add classes for Session 001|
|Jan. 26||Last day to drop a class without a mark of “W,” except for Monday-only classes, and receive a refund for Session 001|
|Jan. 26||Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001|
|Jan. 26||Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance|
|Jan. 30||Last day to drop a Monday-only class without a mark of “W” and receive a refund or change to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001|
|Feb. 19||Presidents’ Day, university holiday|
|Feb. 23||Last day to drop a course without a mark of “W” on the transcript|
*Please drop any course by the end of week three (or the week three equivalent for short sessions) to avoid tuition charges.
|Feb. 23||Last day to change a Pass/No Pass course to letter grade|
|March 11-18||Spring recess|
|March 30||Thesis/Dissertation Manuscript submission deadline|
|April 6||Last day to drop a class with a mark of “W” for Session 001|
|April 27||Spring semester classes end|
|April 28-May 1||Study days|
|May 2-9||Final examinations|
|May 10||Spring semester ends|
Sat, Feb 10, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
On Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Viterbi School of Engineering and USC PressFriends Club will host our 2nd annual symposium for elementary school students, and we need your help! We are looking for Viterbi doctoral students interested...
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: RTH 526
All are invited to attend the 4th Annual Viterbi Best Dissertation Symposium. 3-4 Ph.D. graduates will present their research for a chance to win the William F. Ballhaus, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Graduate Engineering Research, which...