All new graduate students are invited to participate in Graduate
Orientation. Topics covered include campus services, academic resources,
and public safety. Your school or department may offer a separate orientation program
geared to the specific concerns of your field of study.
International students are required to participate in new graduate student orientation.
The Graduate School aspires to establish USC as the research university in the United
States with the greatest percentage of women and American Ph.D. students of color.
For more information, see Diversity in Graduate Education.
Applications are welcomed from all interested students holding a bachelor’s
degree, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, national origin,
ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s