USC Office of Admission

At USC, we pride ourselves on offering individual attention to students and their parents. We have a team of professionals available year-round to answer your questions and provide further guidance, should you need it.

If, after exploring our website, you find that you have further questions or need assistance on some specific issue, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. PT.


The Contact Center for the Office of Admission and Financial Aid will be unavailable for phone or in-person support on the following date(s):

  • Thursday, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

We will re-open the following day for regular business hours.

Mailing address for follow-up application materials and all other types of correspondence:

USC Office of Admission
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911

Online Status Check

You may get an up-to-the-minute update on the status of your online application by logging in. Online status checks are not available to students who applied with a paper application. Please call (213) 740-1111 for assistance.

Online Assistance & Email Inquiries:

The askUSC portal will help you find answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, you can email us using the contact form within the portal.

Admission and Financial Aid Contact Center:

(213) 740-1111

Office of Admission Fax Number:

(213) 821-0200

Admission Ambassadors:

(213) 740-6616

Tour Guides:

(213) 740-6605
For campus tour scheduling only. All other requests for campus visits should be directed to the admission ambassadors.