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New Student Events and Orientation

New Student Events and 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 review the appropriate sections below for information related to our new student events and graduate student orientations:

  • Viterbi Master's Student Orientation - Wednesday August 10, 2016* (Required for International Students)
  • Distance Education Network (DEN@Viterbi) Student Orientation

*USC Viterbi Master's students should NOT register in the general USC orientation programs on August 8th/9th. 

USC 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, Graduate Professional Programs, current students and faculty will provide information about resources available through the Viterbi School.  Students will also attend the USC Viterbi: A Community of Honor workshop. 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 Date and Time Register
Viterbi MS Student Orientation* August 10, 2016

Register Here

*USC Viterbi Master's students should NOT register in the general USC orientation programs on August 8th/9th. 

Viterbi Informational Videos:

Distance Education Network (DEN@Viterbi) Student Orientation

Fall 2016 DEN@Viterbi Orientations: DEN@Viterbi students will have the opportunity to participate in our general and program specific online orientations. 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.


Department/Program Date and Time
Register/View Recording
DEN@Viterbi General Fall 2016 Orientation
Course registration, technical support, tuition and fees, course mangement system, homework and exams

August 1, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm PST

Coming Soon
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) June 1, 2016
10am - 11am PST
Register Now
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
Green Technology


Coming Soon
Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) AND Systems Architecting & Engineering (SAE)  TBA Coming Soon

You will be able to participate in these orientations via WebEx, an online web and audio conferencing tool. You can listen to the orientation and participate in the icebreaker with either a computer headset or telephone.  You may also ask questions via the chat panel. The link provided below will allow you to register as a participant and then you will be sent the appropriate link to join the session:

Check to make sure your system will allow you to join WebEx and install any plugins if you use Chrome or Firefox.  Finally, you can test your system to make sure it all works.  Let us know if you have any problems getting WebEx up and running. 

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

Viterbi Graduate Student Welcome Week

More details coming soon. All events will be posted on the Viterbi GAPP Events page.