Next Steps for Fall Transfer Students

Congratulations on your admission to USC! You are part of a very select group of diverse, talented and highly motivated students chosen to join the Trojan Family.

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 June 1 (or two weeks after receiving your admission letter)
    • 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: ASAP
    • Send a final, official transcript showing final grades for the most recent term.
    • Transfer students who have completed coursework at institutions outside the U.S.: We require official transcripts, along with comprehensive course descriptions or syllabi in English.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Office of Admission at (213) 740–1111.