9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session I Check-in
Location: Bovard Auditorium
Bring a printed copy of your confirmation or have an electronic copy available on your mobile device to expedite check-in.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session I Main Program
Location: Bovard Auditorium
Welcome from the Graduate Student Government
Welcome from the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) and Academic Professional Development
Campus Safety
Equity and Diversity
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Campus Tour
Optional 45-minute campus tours depart from Bovard Auditorium.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Services Fair
Location: Trousdale Parkway
Meet representatives from a wide variety of student service departments to learn how they can support you during your time at USC.
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Introduction to the USC Libraries
Location: DML 240
Join USC Libraries today at either 11:15, 12:15, 2:15 or 3:15 to learn about all the ways the Libraries can support you in your graduate program. We’ll cover:
• the variety of research assistance available to you, including librarians with expertise in your program
• library spaces
• specialized databases and collections
And leave lots of time for questions about your particular research needs!
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Introduction to the USC Libraries
Location: DML 240
Join USC Libraries today at either 11:15, 12:15, 2:15 or 3:15 to learn about all the ways the Libraries can support you in your graduate program. We’ll cover:
• the variety of research assistance available to you, including librarians with expertise in your program
• library spaces
• specialized databases and collections
And leave lots of time for questions about your particular research needs!
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Session II Check-in
Location: Bovard Auditorium
Bring a printed copy of your confirmation or have an electronic copy available on your mobile device to expedite check-in.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Session II Main Program
Location: Bovard Auditorium
Welcome from the Graduate Student Government
Welcome from the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) and Academic Professional Development
Campus Safety
Equity and Diversity
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Paying for College
Join representatives from Student Financial Services and Financial Aid to learn about your payment options. This 60-minute session is beneficial for all students, not only those receiving federal financial aid.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Campus Tour
Optional 45-minute campus tours depart from Bovard Auditorium.
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Introduction to the USC Libraries
Location: DML 240
Join USC Libraries today at either 11:15, 12:15, 2:15 or 3:15 to learn about all the ways the Libraries can support you in your graduate program. We’ll cover:
• the variety of research assistance available to you, including librarians with expertise in your program
• library spaces
• specialized databases and collections
And leave lots of time for questions about your particular research needs!
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Introduction to the USC Libraries
Location: DML 240
Join USC Libraries today at either 11:15, 12:15, 2:15 or 3:15 to learn about all the ways the Libraries can support you in your graduate program. We’ll cover:
• the variety of research assistance available to you, including librarians with expertise in your program
• library spaces
• specialized databases and collections
And leave lots of time for questions about your particular research needs!
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Paying for College
Join representatives from Student Financial Services and Financial Aid to learn about your payment options. This 60-minute session is beneficial for all students, not only those receiving federal financial aid.
Eateries Open until 5:00 p.m.
Your meal voucher can be used at any time during the day at the eateries in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center. Pick up your meal voucher from an Orientation staff member at the conclusion of the Main Program.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Check-In
Location: Broad Center Lawn
Bring a printed copy of your confirmation or have an electronic copy available on your mobile device to expedite check-in.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Main Program
Location: Broad Center Lawn
Welcome from the Graduate Student Government
Welcome from the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) and Academic Professional Development
Campus Safety
Equity and Diversity
11:00 a.m. Lunch
Location: Broad Center Lawn
Boxed lunches will be available for all Graduate Orientation attendees.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Services Fair
Location: Broad Center Lawn
Meet representatives from a wide variety of student service departments to learn how they can support you during your time at USC.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Passport Verification
Location: Broad Center Lawn
Passport Verification is REQUIRED for all international students. Passport Verification must be completed before obtaining your USCard.