USC University of Southern California Schedule of Classes

Spring Semester 2011

Oct. 25-Jan. 7Registration for continuing students
Nov. 18-Jan. 7Registration for returning students and continuing students
Jan. 6-7Registration for spring semester continues
Jan. 7Last day to register and settle without late fee
Jan. 10Spring semester classes begin
Jan. 10-14Late registration and change of program
Jan. 17Martin Luther King Day, university holiday
Jan. 28Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance
Jan. 28Last day to register and add classes
Jan. 28Last day to drop a class without a mark of "W," except for Monday-only classes, and receive a 100% refund
Jan. 28Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit
Jan. 28Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance
Feb. 1Last 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
Feb. 21Presidents' Day, university holiday
March 14-19Spring recess
April 1Thesis/Dissertation submission
April 8Last day to drop a class with a mark of W
April 29Spring semester classes end
April 30-May 3Study days
May 4-11Final examinations
May 13Commencement

Registration Dates

Currently Enrolled Students

Monday, Oct. 4
Registration appointment times and permit to register information will be available for review online on at Select Permit to Register and follow the instructions. Students may register through Web Registration at and

Monday, Oct. 18
Students may obtain D class assignments and department advisement.

Oct. 25-Jan. 7

Registration for continuing students by Web Registration.

Returning Students

Thursday, Nov. 18

Returning (absent one or more semesters) students may obtain a registration appointment time by contacting the Registration Department (

Nov. 18-Jan. 7

Registration for returning (absent one 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 spring 2011 enrollment starting Nov. 18 at the Registration Building.