New Master's On-Campus Viterbi Students

Academic Webinar Recordings

The Academic Webinars are online information sessions for 2022 Spring incoming Master's students. Advisors will introduce the department, course registration new students' next step and answer any question you may have during the session. Before registration, please use SSO sign in (Zoom) or login to your own Zoom account so you can register later.


Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

Wednesday 10/20

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Astronautical Engineering

Thursday 11/11

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Biomedical Engineering

Thursday 11/04

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Chemical Engineering and Material Science

Wednesday 11/10

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wednesday 11/03

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Computer Science

Thursday 10/21

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wednesday 10/27


Industrial and Systems Engineering

Thursday 10/28



Online Orientation Course

The orientation course is offered on our Desire2Learn (D2L) platform. You will receive 2 emails. The first email will prompt you to set up your password and profile. The second email will invite you to complete the orientation course. The online orientation course becomes available starting TBD

New Student Welcome

The New Student Welcome is a mandatory live virtual event to start your first semester with a good foundation and prepare you for success. You will meet the VASE Graduate Student Affairs Team, as well as your Academic Department Advisors, and have an opportunity to network with other students face to face.

Computer Science/Data Science: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

All Engineering Departments (except for CS & DS): Thursday, January 6, 2022

Additional details will be sent to your USC email account.

New Student Advantage

The New Student Advantage are live virtual information sessions hosted by Viterbi Career Connections, USC Health and Mental Wellness, and Experience Viterbi App. Learning about these important offices before classes begin help you to hit the ground running from day one. The New Student Advantage is scheduled for TBD.

Welcome Experience

Your first six weeks as a new USC student are filled with opportunities for you to explore all that USC has to offer and settle in with your new Trojan Family. The entire university is committed to supporting you throughout your USC student journey and beyond. During your USC Welcome Experience, you’ll meet new people, discover communities and programs for every interest and identity, and attend a robust array of virtual events and activities – both big and small – designed just for you!

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International Students 

Published on March 11th, 2021

Last updated on November 12th, 2021