Undergraduate Visit

For Prospective Undergraduate Applicants

USC Admission offers several opportunities to Experience USC as a newly admitted freshman: Explore USC, Preview USC and the USC Admitted Student Program.


Meet USC

  • Admission Presentation (1 hour)
  • Campus Tour (1.5 hour)
  • Meeting with Academic Department/School of Architecture (1 hour)

This is the most comprehensive visit program for high school juniors, seniors in their fall semester, and their families. The program includes an information session led by an admission counselor, a walking tour led by a current USC student, and an information session with the School of Architecture.  Reservations are required.



Campus Tour

  • Admission Presentation (30 minutes) (optional)
  • Walking Tour of Campus (1.5 hour)

Campus walking tours give guests a look into the life of USC students, including academics, campus resources, residential life, athletics and much more. Tours are led by current undergraduate students who share their stories while presenting an overview of the university.  Each campus tour is preceded by an optional, half-hour presentation from one of the University counselors on undergraduate admission and financial aid at USC.  Reservations are required.



Transfer Day

  • Admission Presentation (1 hour)
  • Financial Aid Presentation (1 hour)
  • Campus Tour (optional)

Transfer Day is a half-day comprehensive program designed to educate you on the transfer process and academic life at USC. Specifically, the program includes presentations on the admission process, transfer credit policy, academics, financial aid and gives you the option to visit an academic department or take a campus tour. Reservations are recommended.



Transfer Information Session

  • Academic Presentation (1 hour)

Led by a USC admission counselor, this one-hour session is designed to help students prepare to transfer to USC. You should attend this session as soon as you know you are interested in the university. The presentation includes information about the application process, transfer course selection, transfer credit policy, academics and financial aid. Reservations are recommended.



Discover USC- Fall Open House

Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Financial Aid Info Sessions (hourly)
  • Admission Info Sessions (hourly)
  • Campus Walking Tours
  • Student Panels
  • Academic & Student Life Interest Fair
  • School of Architecture Presentation (10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.)

This full-day, on campus program will provide you and your family an opportunity to meet with the Offices of Admission, Financial Aid, and the School of Architecture.  We will be offering two identical Architecture information sessions and tours of the facilities at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Reservations are recommended.

Details and reservations for the 2018 Discover USC Open House will be available later this summer.