Let's Get Together!

Deciding which college to attend is one of the most significant decisions you can make in your life. Learn why the School of Cinematic Arts may be the perfect fit for you by visiting us on-campus, meeting us off-campus in a city near you or through a virtual information session.

Visit Us On-Campus

The Admissions Office hosts information sessions on-campus for prospective undergraduate and graduate students unless otherwise noted. Space is limited so a reservation is required. RSVP by clicking on the actual event date listed in the calendar below.


Undergraduate Events

Discover USC Open House (for first-year/freshman applicants only)

Sunday, November 18th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for our full-day Discover USC Open House! The School of Cinematic Arts will host an information session, current student panel and breakout sessions highlighting our divisions of Interactive Media & Games and Media Arts + Practice.

Learn more and RSVP here.

SCA Transfer Day (for transfer applicants only)

  • Friday, September 6th, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, October 11th, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 8th, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, January 17th, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

We encourage you to attend the full Transfer Day event hosted by the Office of Admission. Learn more and RSVP here. To attend just the School of Cinematic Arts information session, click on the actual event date listed in the calendar above.

Graduate Events

Graduate Information Session (For M.A. or M.F.A. applicants only)

  • Thursday, October 24th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 7th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

RSVP by clicking on the actual event date listed in the calendar above.

Can't make it to an event on-campus? 
See if the School of Cinematic Arts will be in a city near you this fall by clicking on the “Attend an Event Off-Campus” link. Or, join us for a virtual information session for undergraduate or graduate students. Topics covered include programs offered, facilities and resources, and the application process. RSVP by clicking on the "Register for a Virtual Information Session" link below.

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Attend an Event Off-Campus

Undergraduate Off-Campus Admission Events

  • Bay Area - Santa Clara
    Saturday, September 14 at 1:00pm until 3:00pm
    Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
    5101 Great America Parkway
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

  • Bay Area - Oakland
    Sunday, September 15 at 2:00pm until 4:00pm
    Oakland Marriott City Center | Oakland Convention Center
    1001 Broadway
    Oakland, Ca 94607

  • San Diego
    Saturday, September 21 at 2:00pm until 4:00pm
    Hyatt Regency La Jolla
    3777 La Jolla Village Drive
    San Diego, CA 92122

  • Las Vegas
    Monday, September 23 at 7:00 until 9:00 pm

    Embassy Suites Convention Center
    3600 Paradise Road
    Las Vegas, NV 89169

  • New York
    Saturday, October 12 at 2:00pm until 4:00pm

    Marriott New York Marquis
    1535 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036

  • Chicago
    Sunday, October 20 at 2:00pm until 4:00pm

    Renaissance Chicago
    One West Wacker Drive
    Chicago, Il 60601

RSVP for an off-campus Discover USC admission program online.

If your city is not listed above, please see the off-campus Discover USC admission program calendar, as you still may be able to meet with a USC Admissions Counselor near you.

Graduate Off-Campus Admission Events

Off-Campus Graduate Information Sessions
Open to graduate program applicants only

Admission representatives from the School of Cinematic Arts will be visiting a number of cities hosting information sessions for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in one of our M.A. or M.F.A. programs. Information regarding Ph.D. programs will not be covered during the presentation. Topics covered include programs offered, facilities and resources, and the application process.

  • San Francisco, CA
    Monday, September 16th at 6:30PM until 8:30PM
     
    Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
    299 2nd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94105

  • New York, NY
    Sunday, October 12th at 7:00PM until 9:00PM
    New York Marriott Marquis
    1535 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036

  • Chicago, IL
    Monday, October 21st at 6:30PM until 8:30PM
    Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
    163 East Walton Place
    Chicago, IL 60611

RSVP by clicking on the actual event date in the calendar below.

Can't make it to an information session? Join us for a virtual information session for undergraduate students (freshmen/first-year and transfer applicants) or graduate students. Topics covered include programs offered, facilities and resources, and the application process. The session will conclude with a Q&A. RSVP here


Register for a Virtual Information Session