Students who wish to delay all undergraduate studies for one year should submit a USC Admission Deferral Request Form to the Admission Office. A deferral may be requested within one year of the original semester of application. (Example: You originally applied for the fall 2013 semester, and you wish to have your admission deferred to the fall 2014 semester.) Longer gaps required for religious reasons, or for compulsory military service, will also be considered.
Complete, sign and date the Admission Deferral Request Form and submit it to our office as soon as possible.
For your convenience, you can submit your $300 commitment deposit online via www.usc.edu/USConnect. Be sure to submit it by the May 1 National Candidates Reply Date to reserve your space in the incoming freshman class.
Yes. Even if you missed a deadline, you can still apply, Be sure to complete both the CSS/PROFILE at www.collegeboard.org/profile and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov as soon as possible. You will also need to submit your federal income tax information to the USC Financial Aid Office.
California residents: Have the school you currently attend or most recently attended submit your GPA information to the California Student Aid Commission. For more information, please visit www.csac.ca.gov.
Please visit the USC Housing website to submit your application online by May 1. Spaces fill quickly, so we encourage you to apply for housing as soon as possible, even if you have not yet decided to attend USC.
We encourage all incoming students to register for Orientation. Orientation will give you a chance to become more familiar with the campus, learn about student life, and register for your first semester of course work. You will also receive academic advisement and have the opportunity to meet USC faculty. Students and family members must register at www.usc.edu/orientation.
Incoming freshmen must provide the Office of Admission with final high school transcripts as soon as they become available. Transcripts must show the student’s date of graduation. For more information, please visit www.usc.edu/uga.
Official AP/IB scores should be mailed to USC’s Articulation Office. For more information, please visit www.usc.edu/dept/ARR.