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.

Primary Sections

Academic Services

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
  • Forms
  • Degree Requirements
  • Commencement Information
Career Development

Career related services and resources including:

  • Career Development Events
  • Internship Opportunities and Resources
  • Viterbi Career Connections office and services
News and Events

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
Student Life

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
  • Transportation
Tuition, Fees, and Funding Opportunities

Tuition costs, fees, and funding opportunities for graduate students.

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Master’s Student Funding Opportunities
  • Doctoral Student Funding Opportunities
  • Employer Supported

Academic Calendar

Incoming Graduate Student Information

Information for all incoming graduate students: Master's (On Campus and Online via DEN@Viterbi) and Doctoral students.

New Student Information Page

Information for all incoming graduate students: Master's (On Campus and Online via DEN@Viterbi) and Doctoral students.

New Student Information

Upcoming Events


PhD Orientation

Tue, Aug 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Epstein Family Plaza
Welcome to our new Viterbi PhD students! Orientation for all new Viterbi PhD students will take place on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 9:00am-12:00pm. New students will have an opportunity to meet faculty and staff from their academic...


TA Training

Tue, Aug 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: TBD
TA Training is mandatory for all new teaching assistants and must be completed prior to serving as a TA. Please be advised that new TAs must attend the entire session in order to earn credit and work as a TA. Fall TA Training will be...

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Student Forms

The most commonly used forms for all graduate students including Leave of Absence, Petitions, CPT, File to Graduate and more.

International Students

Specific services and policies for International Students.

DEN@Viterbi Students

Information for our DEN@Viterbi (off campus) students including admitted, limited status, and audit.