Graduate Admission

USC Graduate Preview

The Graduate Preview program hosts prospective masters, doctoral, and professional students. Graduate Preview will provide you with a full overview of the opportunities and resources offered by the university. Here is an overview of the agenda:

8:30 A.M. Check-in
8:45 A.M. Welcome and Overview of Graduate Admission
9:15 A.M. Financial Resources for Graduate Study
9:45 A.M. Campus Tour
10:45 A.M. Campus Resources for Graduate Students
11:30 A.M. Wrap-up and Conclusion
*Travel to Academic Unit Offices (Unit representatives meet with prospects)

*At the conclusion of the program, visitors have "free time" on their own to visit particular graduate departments of interest to them. Please note that afternoon visits are based on department availability. Although we will forward your registration to the department/program you selected, please follow-up directly with your graduate department(s) of interest to confirm their availability. Click here for a complete list of USC graduate and professional departments with contact information.

Limited spaces are available for remaining Spring 2009 Graduate Preview events. Please contact to ask about reserving a space on the following dates:

  • April 30

On-line registration closes 48 hours prior to each event date.

This program is offered to college juniors, seniors, and anyone holding a Bachelors or post-graduate degree (MA, MS, etc.). Individuals who have previously applied for graduate admission to USC or are in the process of applying are strongly encouraged to attend. The program is free of charge, but there is an $8 fee for parking if you choose to park on campus.

This program is not open to college freshmen, sophomores, and individuals without a bachelor's degree.