New CS Master Students


Congratulations and Welcome to the USC Computer Science Department!

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Timeline for new Fall 2021 students:

July:

  • Students who will be attending USC will need to certify at the following link: youSC.
  • Activate your USC email account.
  • RSVP for the required Viterbi Master's Student Welcome.
  • By the end of July you will receive welcome and new student information from the USC Computer Science department.

August:

  • Early August is when you will receive your course assignment/preference and registration instructions.
  • August 11th is the Viterbi New Master's Student Welcome.
  • August 12th is the day you can begin enrolling in your assigned classes using web registration.
  • August 16th is when you can apply for alternate first semester courses through the myViterbi D-Clearance Request Manager.
  • August 20th is the last day to enroll and settle all your fees. There is a $100 late fee per week for any unsettled fees appearing on your account after August 20th.
  • August 23rd is the first day of the semester.

Advisement:

Group advising will be available for new students prior to the start of the semester and during the first three weeks of classes.  After Week 3 of the semester, the department advisors will be available for 1-on-1 advisement sessions which can be booked through the myViterbi portal.


The following list includes policies, procedures, and useful links: