USC University of Southern California Schedule of Classes

Fall Semester 2008

April 4-28Registration for continuing students
April 29-Aug. 15Registration for returning students and continuing students
Aug. 18-22Registration for fall semester continues
Aug. 22Last day to register and settle without late fee
Aug. 25Fall semester classes begin
Aug. 25-29Late registration and change of program
Sept. 1Labor Day, university holiday
Sept. 12Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance
Sept. 12Last day to register and add classes
Sept. 12Last day to drop a class without a mark of "W," except for Monday-only classes, and receive a 100% refund
Sept. 12Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit
Sept. 12Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance
Sept. 16Last day to drop a Monday-only class without a mark of "W" and receive a 100% refund or change to Pass/No Pass or Audit
Nov. 3Thesis/Dissertation submission
Nov. 14Last day to drop a class with a mark of W
Nov. 27-29Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 5Fall semester classes end
Dec. 6-9Study days
Dec. 10-17Final examinations
Dec. 18-Jan. 11Winter recess

Registration Dates Fall 2008

Currently Enrolled Students

Friday, March 14
Registration appointment times and permit to register information will be available for review online at Select Permit to Register and follow the instructions. Students may register through Web Registration at

Friday, March 28
Students may obtain D class assignments and department advisement.

April 4-Aug. 15

Registration for continuing students by Web Registration.

Returning Students

Tuesday, April 29

Returning (absent two or more semesters) students may obtain a registration appointment time and permit to register information at the Registration Building.

April 29-Aug. 15

Registration for returning (absent two or more semesters) students by Web Registration.

Newly Admitted Students

Newly admitted students register during orientation. New students should contact the Orientation Office to register for an orientation session.

Limited Status Students

Limited status students may request fall 2008 enrollment starting April 29 at the Registration Building.