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Congratulations on your admission to USC! Here are some steps you can take to prepare for your first semester at USC.


  1. Accept your offer and register for orientation here.
  2. Complete your orientation checklist.
  3. Want to see which courses will transfer for credit? Check out our articulation agreements/histories here. Not sure what articulation means? No worries, I wrote a short blog post to explain it here.
  4. Curious what kind of courses you’ll take for your major at USC? Check out our undergraduate handbook here (four-year course plans start on page 28).
  5. Have questions about financial aid? You can contact them here.


As always, reach out to us at if you have any other questions!

Michael Cox

Michael was born and raised in a small island town off the coast of Seattle. He went to USC, but he’s still a Pacfic Northwesterner at heart—he loves hiking, reading, and watching the Seattle sports teams disappoint him. At Viterbi, Michael counsels high school and transfer students in the application process.

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