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Kristian Jessen

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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your admission to graduate study at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. We are proud of your achievements and we enthusiastically welcome you to our community of scholars. Please click on the appropriate link for more information about your orientation sessions. Visit our Newly Admitted Students page for more useful information.

Viterbi New Master's Student Welcome Introduction to Viterbi School resources hosted by GAPP.
USC Graduate Student Orientation
Orientation for Graduate Students hosted by The Graduate School and USC Orientation Programs. Mandatory for international students.
Online Orientation for New Distance Education Network Students (DEN@Viterbi) Master's students seeking their degree from off campus through DEN@Viterbi hosted by GAPP.

Viterbi Engineering Ph.D. Student Orientation



New Ph.D. students will be able to meet faculty and staff from their respective departments and learn about the Ph.D. program.


Viterbi Ph.D. Orientation:

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Epstein Family Engineering Plaza (E-Quad)

A continental breakfast will be provided.

Please click here to RSVP.


Viterbi New Master's Student Welcome

All incoming master's students pursuing on-campus programs of study are encouraged to attend the Viterbi New Master's Student Welcome.  The Office of the Dean, GAPP, current students, faculty, and career services staff will provide information about resources available through the Viterbi School.  It will also be a chance for new students to network with faculty, department staff and their fellow classmates. 

Viterbi New Master's Student Welcome Time   Activity  Details
January 7, 2015 9:00am Welcome Information Session Building Location TBA Register Here
January 7, 2015 11:00pm Welcome Lunch Epstein Family Engineering Plaza (EQuad)
January 7, 2015 1:00pm USC Viterbi: A Community of Honor Rooms assigned by department

The Fall 2014 presentations are available below:

USC Graduate Student Orientation (Mandatory for International Students)

To welcome students to the community of scholars at USC, The Graduate School and USC Orientation Programs offers a university-wide graduate student orientation. We encourage all graduate students to attend the USC Graduate Student Orientation to learn about campus services, student life, university policies, and resources available to you. The safety portion of this orientation is mandatory for incoming international students.

Graduate Sessions - Click on the session to make a reservation Date Registration Deadline
Winter Graduate (MYOG2)University Park Campus January 8, 2015 December 31, 2014


Distance Education Network (DEN@Viterbi) Student Orientation

SPRING 2015 ORIENTATIONS: DEN@Viterbi students will have the opportunity to participate in department and program specific online orientations this Spring. These interactive orientations will be a great forum to ask questions about registration, degree progress, academic support, student services, and provides an opportunity to meet your advisors and classmates. A recording of the session and a copy of the presentation will be available for those students who were unable to participate in the live on-line session following the scheduled dates below. A password is required to register in the department orientations. New DEN@Viterbi students will be e-mailed a password to register in the department orientations.

Department/Program Date and Time Register/View Recording
DEN@Viterbi General Spring 2015 Orientation Dec. 1, 2014
Time: 2:00pm (PST)
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) TBA Coming soon.
Astronautical Engineering (ASTE) TBA Coming soon.
Biomedical Engineering (BME) TBA Coming soon.
Chemical Engineering (CHE), Materials Science (MASC), and Petroleum Engineering (PTE) TBA Coming soon.
Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) TBA Coming soon.
Computer Science (CSCI) TBA Coming soon.
Cyber Security  TBA Coming soon.
Electrical Engineering (EE) TBA Coming soon.
Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) AND Systems Architecting & Engineering (SAE)  TBA Coming soon.

View the previous semester DEN@Viterbi Orientations here: DEN@Viterbi Orientation Archive