Academic Policies

Withdraw Your Application

Let us know if you do not intend to enroll at USC.

Deferral Policy

Undergraduate students may defer their admission to USC for up to one year.

AP/IB Credit Policy

Students may receive additional units of credit for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams, or college courses taken during high school.

Switching Majors

Permission to switch majors after you have enrolled at USC is granted at the discretion of each academic department.

Academic Calendar

Important dates and deadlines for the upcoming academic year.