Alternatives to Visiting Campus


Live Web Seminars

We offer live, interactive information sessions throughout the year. These online sessions consist of a 20-30 minute presentation covering:

  • Master's & PhD Programs
  • Application Process
  • Tuition & Funding
  • Internships & Careers

The presentation is followed by a Q&A where you can use a chat function to ask questions. Visit our Events section for dates and to register.


Chat with Current Students and Staff

Want to get the student perspective? Chat now with a student ambassador to get our students' perspectives on life at USC and in Los Angeles.

You can also chat with our recruitment team about admission criteria, the application process and similar topics. Chat now with a USC Viterbi School representative.


Schedule a Zoom Meeting

Our recruitment team would be happy to meet with you via Zoom between the hours of 7am-7pm Pacific Time to answer any questions you may have. To schedule a Zoom meeting, send us an email at that includes the following:

To schedule a Zoom meeting, send us an email at that includes the following:

  • 3 possible dates/times at least five business days in the future (use your local time zone)
  • your current location (city, state/province/region and country)
  • the topics you want to discuss so that we can be prepared to assist you
  • include an electronic copy of your transcript or resume if available, but not required

We will reply with a Zoom meeting invitation.


Virtual Campus Tour

Watch a short video overview of USC, then  take a guided tour of our campus including some of our labs. Once you have seen the campus, take some time to meet some of our outstanding students and alumni.


Spotlight: USC

The USC Graduate Admission Office offers Spotlight: USC,  a program aimed at helping attendees navigate the USC graduate application process effectively. If you want to learn how to successfully complete USC’s online Graduate Application, avoid common mistakes (and possible delays), and make the strongest presentation possible to your prospective USC graduate program, Spotlight: USC is for you.

You will learn about the mission and vision of the University of Southern California and how to successfully navigate the graduate admission process. You will also have the opportunity to ask general application and admission process related questions and get answers from a representative of the USC Office of Graduate Admission.