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PTE 400 | Introduction to Transport Process in Porous Media

Kristian Jessen

PTE 411 | Introduction to Transport Process in Porous Media

USC University of Southern California

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 Engineering Master's Student Orientation On Campus Orientation for all Viterbi Master's Students hosted by GAPP.
USC Graduate Student Orientation
On Campus Orientation for Graduate Students hosted by The Graduate School and USC Orientation Programs.
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 Master's Student Orientation

All incoming master's students pursuing on-campus programs of study are encouraged to attend the Viterbi School's Master's orientation.  The orientation will allow students to learn about university policies, resources, and student life.  It will also be a chance for new students to network with faculty, department staff and their fellow classmates at the Viterbi School of Engineering. 

Viterbi Master's Student Orientation Time   Activity  Details
August 20, 2014 10:00am Orientation Session Bovard Auditorium Register Here

The Fall 2014 presentations are available below:

USC Graduate Student Orientation

To welcome students to the community of scholars and teachers at USC, The Graduate School and USC Orientation Programs offers a university-wide graduate student orientation. We encourage all graduate students (international and domestic) entering in the fall semester to attend the USC Graduate Student Orientation. This will provide you with information about campus services, university life and resources available to you.

Graduate Sessions - Click on the session to make a reservation Date Registration Deadline
Winter Graduate (MYOG1) - Health Science Campus  January 7, 2015 December 31, 2014
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