Next Steps

Here are the steps you need to take to accept our offer of admission and enroll at USC:

  1. Enrollment Commitment Deposit and Form: By May 1
    • Visit to complete the Enrollment Commitment form and submit your nonrefundable $300 deposit.
    • Your deposit will be credited toward your tuition when you register for classes.
  2. Financial Aid: ASAP
    Make sure you have completed all the steps necessary to apply for financial aid. You must submit: Visit for more information about the application process.
  3. Housing: By May 1
    • Visit USC Housing to apply or to find more information.
    • Even if you have not yet decided to attend USC, we encourage you to apply for housing as soon as possible.
  4. Orientation: ASAP
    Visit the Orientation Programs website to make your reservation.* By attending Orientation, you can:
    • Familiarize yourself with campus and student life;
    • Meet faculty members; and
    • Receive academic advisement and register for your first semester of classes.
    *Reservations for our Orientation programs will be available five to seven business days after we receive your commitment deposit.
  5. Transcripts and AP/IB Results: ASAP
    • Submit your final high school transcripts to the Office of Admission as soon as they become available. Transcripts must show your date of graduation.
    • Mail official AP/IB results to the USC Articulation Office. Please visit for more information.
    If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Office of Admission at (213) 740–1111.