USC University of Southern California Schedule of Classes

Fall Semester 2011

(Registration dates apply only to Session 001. See the list of session codes.)

April 1-25Registration for continuing students
April 26-Aug. 12Registration for returning students and continuing students
Aug. 15-19Registration for fall semester continues
Aug. 19Last day to register and settle without late fee for Session 001
Aug. 22Fall semester classes begin in Session 001
Aug. 22-26Late registration and change of program
Sept. 5Labor Day, university holiday
Sept. 9Deadline for purchasing or showing proof of health insurance
Sept. 9Last day to register and add classes for Session 001
Sept. 9Last day to drop a class without a mark of "W," except for Monday-only classes, and receive a 100% refund for Session 001
Sept. 9Last day to change enrollment option to Pass/No Pass or Audit for Session 001
Sept. 9Last day to purchase or waive tuition refund insurance for Session 001
Sept. 13Last 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 for Session 001
Nov.1Thesis/Dissertation submission
Nov. 11Last day to drop a class with a mark of W for Session 001
Nov. 23-26Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 2Fall semester classes end
Dec. 3-6Study days
Dec. 7-14Final examinations
Dec. 15-Jan. 8Winter recess

Registration Dates Fall 2011

Currently Enrolled Students

Friday, March 11
Registration appointment times and permit to register information will be available for review online on or Select Permit to Register and follow the instructions. Students may register through Web Registration at

Friday, March 25
Students may obtain D class assignments and department advisement.

April 1-Aug. 12

Registration for continuing students by Web Registration.

Returning Students

Tuesday, April 26

Returning (absent one or more semesters) students may obtain a registration appointment time and permit to register information by contacting the Registration Department at or (213) 740-5306.

April 26-Aug. 12

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 2011 enrollment starting April 26 at the Registration Building.