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

  • Santa Clara, CA
    Saturday, September 14th, 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Oakland, CA
    Sunday, September 15th, 2:00-4:00 PM

  • San Diego, CA
    Saturday, September 21th, 2:00-4:00 PM

  • New York, NY
    Saturday, October 12th, 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Chicago, Illinois
    Sunday, October 20st, 2:00-4:00 PM

The hotel locations and registration site will be available after September 1st!

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.


Register for a Virtual Information Session