DEN@Viterbi Limited Status Students

Course Registration

Step 1
Identify Required Courses

Review the schedule of classes and university catalog to confirm the courses that you will enroll in for the semester.

Step 2
Obtain D-clearance

Submit your d-clearance request in myviterbi by the 4th week before the semester begins.

Click here for step-by-step instructions on How to Request D-Clearance

Step 3
Register via web registration

Once you are given d-clearance, register for the course using web registration.

Step 4
Settle Tuition and Fees

All fee's must be paid through USC's payment system. Confirm that health insurance and tuition refund insurance has been waived before making your payment.

DEN@Viterbi courses require departmental clearance (d-clearance) to enroll. DEN@Viterbi students can request d-clearance on myviterbi on the D-Clearance Request Manager. Requests are processed in 3-4 business days after the day you submit your request. 

Limited status student d-clearance requests are processed 1 month before the beginning of the semester.

Prior to submitting your request:

  • Confirm your registration appointment.
  • Resolve any pending holds on your account.
  • Review course for pre-requisites and placement exams.

Student Resources

DEN@Viterbi Technical Support

DEN maintains its own dedicated help desk and IT support services. The help desk provides phone, email, and remote desktop support to all students and faculty participating courses offered through DEN@Viterbi.

DEN@Viterbi Homework and Exams
The Homework and Exams team supports testing center coordination and questions regarding submitting assignments or exams. Please visit their website for detailed information regarding homework and exam policies. 
Academic Advising
DEN@Viterbi Limited Students are advised by the VASE Graduate Academic Services Advisors. For any questions please contact
USC Limited Status Student Policies

USC Limited Status student policies for program enrollment.

DEN@Viterbi State Authorizations

USC must be authorized to deliver online programs to students residing in certain states that requires state authorization. Prior to enrolling in classes, DEN@Viterbi (online) students in the United States need to confirm that their academic program is authorized by their state for online delivery. Your program may not be authorized in all states and therefore if you move, you may not be able to continue in the program. Should you plan to move, please contact well in advance to determine your options for continuing this program. A list of states where your program is currently authorized is available at the State Authorizations page.

Questions: If you have any questions about a specific state or academic program, please email

Additional Information

Published on June 29th, 2021

Last updated on April 24th, 2024