University of Southern California

Academic Policies

Online Publications

The USC Catalogue

The USC Catalogue is the document of authority for all students. The degree requirements listed in the USC Catalogue supersede any information that may be contained in any print or online bulletin or viewbook of any school or department. The university reserves the right to change its policies, rules, regulations and course offerings at any time.

Schedule of Classes

The Schedule of Classes lists the courses offered during any given term and provides detailed information on registration procedures. It also includes course descriptions, cross-listed courses, distance education information, course syllabi, textbook information and faculty biographies. It is available online at approximately two weeks before the registration period for each session.

Online Resources

Student Affairs Website

The USC Student Affairs Website at features all the information you need to make the most of your time at USC. The Website keeps you informed about student life, support services, and opportunities available to students. You will also find information about student organizations and leadership, upcoming events, career services, cultural communities and health and wellness resources.


SCampus at is the online guide to university policies and student code of conduct. All USC students are expected to become familiar with and adhere to the policies, rules, regulations and standards of conduct outlined in SCampus.

Trojans 360

Trojans 360 at is a USC student-led blog about the USC student experience and campus life written by students.

Bulletins and Viewbooks

Bulletins and viewbooks published by various schools provide program descriptions and information about topics of interest to the prospective student. Contact individual schools to obtain these publications.