Viterbi Admission & Student Engagement


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The mission of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Office of Admission & Student Engagement (VASE) is to support the lifecycle of all Viterbi students (bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and executive education). Our office is here to provide exceptional service to students from the time they are first considering the Viterbi School, to the time of completion and beyond.

The Viterbi Admission & Student Engagement office offers guidance and support for our diverse student body. Please see the links below for resources, and don’t hesitate to contact (VASE Staff Directory) if you have any questions.

The Prospective Graduate Student website provides engineers with the opportunity to explore the benefits of a graduate education at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

Please visit the Current Graduate Student website for more information about services and resources for graduate engineering students.

Executive Education & the Aviation Safety & Security Program offer continuing education offerings for the professional.

The Prospective Undergraduate Student website provides high school and transfer students with information on beginning your engineering education at USC Viterbi.

The Current Undergraduate Student website contains information about services and resources for current undergraduate students.

The Viterbi Visit the Career Connections Office (VCC) for information regarding career-focused support to prepare you for internships, co-ops and full-time employment.

VASE Staff Directory
for Master’s, Doctoral & Executive Education

Kelly Goulis

Senior Associate Dean, Viterbi Admission & Student Engagement
Kelly Goulis is responsible for providing leadership for the Office of Viterbi Admission & Student Engagement; the Bachelor’s, Master’s & Doctoral students, including admissions, scholarships/fellowships, retention, and student services. She also oversees the Executive and Continuing Education efforts for the Viterbi School. Kelly loves to spend time with her family, travel, hike, cook, and ski. She also is the advisor for the USC Hellenic Student Association (HSA).

Director, Department Affairs

Susanna oversees all financial aspects of the department and the front desk services. In her spare time, she likes spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.


Assistant Dean, Graduate and International Recruitment

Cami oversees the graduate recruitment activities for students entering the doctoral and master's programs on campus.


Associate Dean, Corporate Engagement & Programs

Candace oversees programming and services for corporate clients and students. This includes Career Connections; graduate program recruitment for professionals, or those interested in pursuing their engineering programs via DEN@Viterbi; as well as continuing education programs available on site, on campus, or online.


Director, Doctoral Programs

Andy manages doctoral programs to provide support and programming services for doctoral students, as well as provide support for academic departments. He monitors academic progress and oversees the fellowship process.


Senior Programs Advisor, Master's Student Services

Nora oversees master's student services for on campus and DEN@Viterbi students. She oversees academic and administrative services including those coordinated with central offices to provide student services for all master's students.