New Master's Summer Start Students

Summer Start Academic Sessions 

2024 Summer Start 

June 26, 2024

Orientation: June 25, 2024 (all-day event; on campus)

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New Student Welcome

Information Session

Prospective summer students will be invited to an information session hosted by the Viterbi School of Engineering in February 2024. This session is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of what our Summer Start Program offers. We aim to answer all your questions for you to make the decision and leave you with a clear understanding of how the Summer Start Program can be a transformative experience for your academic success.

Date: February 22, 2024
Time: 8:00 P.M. (PST)

Watch the Recording Here!





The New Student Welcome is a mandatory event to start your first semester with a good foundation and prepare you for success. You will meet the VASE Graduate Student Affairs Team and your Academic Department Advisors and have an opportunity to network with other students. Updates will be sent to your USC email account.

Date: June 25, 2024 (all day, on-campus)


For students who have questions regarding the Summer Start program, regardless if you confirm to attend or not, please contact us at  Be sure to inform us that you are interested in the Summer Start and include your USCID in the email.

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Published on April 2nd, 2021

Last updated on April 18th, 2024