Glossary of Terms and Services
Web Registration - The Web registration system can be accessed at my.usc.edu and at www.usc.edu/webregistration. Web registration works with all browsers. The system has an Auto Scheduler feature that provides schedule options using the courses a student selects. A student may use the Auto Scheduler any time before his or her registration appointment time occurs.Web Registration can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for schedule-building purposes. Drop and add transactions are processed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. An e-mail confirmation will be sent upon completion of the registration transaction. The registration telephone helpline is (213) 740-8500.
Withdrawal (W) - Students have until the end of the 12th week of the semester to drop courses, or the week 12 equivalent for courses that last less than 15 weeks). The mark of W is assigned to any course dropped after the third week. An instructor may not withdraw a student from a course. No course may be dropped after the 12th week; although in exceptional cases students may petition to withdraw from a course after the twelfth week. Such petitions are rarely approved. The names of students who have officially withdrawn from a course will appear with a pre-assigned mark of W in the Final Grade column. Also note that students may not withdraw from a course in which they have committed or have been accused of committing an academic integrity violation.