(For registration dates for specific courses, please find the course in the Schedule of Classes and click the calendar icon next to the course.)
Undergraduate programs will follow this calendar for fall:
|March 30-April 22||Registration for continuing students|
|April 23-Aug. 14||Registration for returning students and visiting students|
|Aug. 21||Last day to register and settle without late fee for Session 001|
|Aug. 17||Fall semester classes begin in Session 001|
|Aug. 17-21||Late registration and change of schedule for Session 001|
|Sept. 4||Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance|
|Sept. 4||Last day to register and add classes for Session 001|
|Sept. 4||Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001|
|Sept. 4||Last day to drop a class and receive a refund to avoid a mark of “W” on student record and STARS report|
|Sept. 4||Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance for fall|
|Sept. 7||Labor Day, university holiday|
|Oct. 2||Last day to drop a course without a mark of “W” on the transcript only.
Mark of “W” will still appear on student record and STARS report and tuition charges still apply.
*Please drop any course by the end of week three for session 001 (or the 20 percent mark of the session in which the course is offered) to avoid tuition charges.
|Oct. 2||Last day to change a Pass/No Pass course to letter grade|
|Nov. 6||Last day to drop a class with a mark of “W” for Session 001|
|For thesis/dissertation manuscript submission deadline, see graduateschool.usc.edu/current-students/thesis-dissertation-submission/submission-deadlines/|
|Nov. 13||Fall semester classes end|
|Nov. 14-16||Study days|
|Nov. 17-24||Final examinations|
|Nov. 25-Jan. 10, 2021||Winter recess|
Graduate programs below will follow a different calendar for fall.
|For Viterbi School of Engineering graduate programs, see viterbigrad.usc.edu/.||For Gould School of Law programs, see gould.usc.edu/academics/calendar/||For Rossier School of Education graduate programs, see rossierstudents.usc.edu/academic-calendar/|
Registration Dates Fall 2020
Currently Enrolled Students
|Monday, March 9||Registration appointment times will be available for review online on my.usc.edu, OASIS and Web Registration.|
|Monday, March 9||Students may obtain D class assignments and department advisement.|
|March 30-Aug. 21||Registration for continuing students via Web Registration.|
Newly Admitted Undergraduate Students
Newly admitted undergraduate students register during orientation. New students should contact the Orientation Office to sign up for an orientation session.
Newly Admitted Graduate Students
Newly admitted graduate students are assigned a default date of June 1 for fall semester.
Limited Status Students
Limited status students may request Fall 2020 enrollment starting April 23 by contacting the Registrar One Stop Center or visiting the lobby of John Hubbard Hall.