Coronavirus Updates: USC  |  SCA

Let's Get Together!

Learn why the USC School of Cinematic Arts may be the perfect fit for you by joining us for an upcoming admissions event or information session. 

USC's highest priority is the well-being of our campus community, and the well-being of anyone who visits our campus. In order to do our part to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the SCA Admissions Office remains closed to visitors. We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event soon.

Register for an In-Person Information Session

  • Prospective First-Year Freshmen:
    Please register for a School of Cinematic Arts in-person information session following the steps below.
    • Visit the School of Cinematic Arts In-person Information Session page at https://applyto.usc.edu/portal/tours
    • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
    • You will receive a confirmation email with the meeting location the morning of the session
    • Prospective undergraduate students are invited to reserve a student-led or self-guided tour at https://admission.usc.edu/meet-us/on-campus-tours/
    • In addition, we encourage you to explore the menu of virtual programming offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admission that includes USC information sessions, virtual campus tours, and student panels
  • Prospective Transfer Applicants:
    Please register for a School of Cinematic Arts in-person information session following the steps below.
    • Visit the School of Cinematic Arts In-person Information Session page at https://applyto.usc.edu/portal/tours
    • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
    • You will receive a confirmation email with the meeting location the morning of the session
    • Prospective undergraduate students are invited to reserve a student-led or self-guided tour at https://admission.usc.edu/meet-us/on-campus-tours/
    • In addition, we encourage you to explore the menu of virtual programming offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admission that includes USC information sessions, virtual campus tours, and student panels
  • Prospective Graduate Applicants:
    • You may view available dates and register for a session by clicking "In-Person SCA Graduate Information Session" below
    • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
    • You will receive a confirmation email with the meeting location the morning of the session
    • The USC Office of Graduate Admission invites prospective applicants to gain key insights into navigating the application process through our virtual Spotlight: USC program via this link


Register for a Fall Admissions Event

The School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) is excited to host programming events this fall so that you may learn more about SCA. Please view the available events according to your student level and register for an event according to the instructions below. Events are open to all prospective students and families interested in the School of Cinematic Arts. Virtual events will be conducted via Zoom and the Zoom link will be emailed the morning of the event.

Prospective Undergraduate Applicants (First-Year Freshmen and Transfer Students)

       Prospective First-Year Freshmen

There are no admissions events scheduled at this time. Please check back at a later time and in the meantime, check out a Virtual Information Session via the link below.

       Prospective Transfer Applicants

  • Virtual Transfer Information Session (This event is for external, non-USC transfer students only)
    Join the SCA Admissions staff for an online information session to learn more about applying as a Transfer student to the SCA undergraduate programs for the Fall 2022 semester. Topics will include an overview of the school, programs and facilities, financial aid, Q&A with staff and more!
    • Friday, November 19th at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Prospective Graduate Applicants

There are no admissions events scheduled at this time. Please check back at a later time and in the meantime, check out a Virtual Information Session via the link below.


Register for a Virtual Information Session

Prospective First-Year Freshmen:
Please register for a School of Cinematic Arts virtual information session following the steps below.

  • Visit the School of Cinematic Arts Virtual Information Session page at https://applyto.usc.edu/portal/sca_virtual
  • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the session the morning of the session
  • In addition, we encourage you to explore the menu of virtual programming offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admission that includes USC information sessions, virtual campus tours, and student panels

Prospective Transfer Applicants:
Please register for a School of Cinematic Arts virtual information session following the steps below.

  • Visit the School of Cinematic Arts Virtual Information Session page at https://applyto.usc.edu/portal/sca_virtual
  • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the session the morning of the session
  • For non-USC students, we encourage you to explore the menu of virtual programming offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admission that includes USC information sessions, virtual campus tours, and student panels
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the session the morning of the session

Prospective Graduate Applicants:

  • You may view available dates and register for a session by clicking "Register for a Virtual Information Session" below
  • Use the displayed calendar to register for your preferred date
  • You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the session the morning of the session
  • The USC Office of Graduate Admission invites prospective applicants to gain key insights into navigating the application process through our virtual Spotlight: USC program via this link