Incoming Graduate Students
Congratulations on your admission into the USC Viterbi School of Engineering graduate programs! We are proud of your achievements and we enthusiastically welcome you to our community of scholars. We have created this New Student Information page to provide you with important information, links to pages, documents, and videos that will help you prepare for the start of your first semester at USC.
Welcome to the Trojan family and Fight On!
Viterbi Welcome Events
Viterbi's Fall Graduate Welcome Events embrace our community's commitment to academics, career, wellness, and social success for each Viterbi student. Our Welcome Events provide a fun and interactive way to introduce new students to essential resources on campus and off campus, as well as the perfect opportunity to make new friends and network. Viterbi's Fall Graduate Welcome Events can be found here.
Please use the appropriate checklist below to complete the steps necessary for you to enroll at the university (for both MS and PhD students).
- Welcome from Viterbi Graduate Student Association
- Workshops and Tutorials
- Diversity and Non-Discrimination at USC (2 minute video)
- Things to Do in Los Angeles
- Viterbi Engineer Magazine
- Transportation Options from LAX to USC
- USC Trams
- USC Campus Cruiser
- USC Zip Cars
- Expo Light Rail Line
- Downtown DASH Shuttle
- Health Insurance and Immunization
- International Student English (ISE) Placement Exam
- Join a FREE ALI Conversation Group to practice your English skills
- Office of International Services
- Living in the U.S. - Formal Classroom (4 minute video)
- Living in the U.S. - Informal Classroom (2 minute video)
- Living in the U.S. - Making American Friends (4 minute video)