Undergraduate Continuing Students

Dates & Deadlines

Students are encouraged to meet all published deadlines to ensure they receive their funds by the tuition payment deadline each semester. Estimated disbursement dates for various types of financial aid are included in each section.

Please refer to the Office of Academic Records and Registrar for dates pertaining to the Spring 2019 semester.

2019-2020 Academic Year

June 2019
Apply for your 2019-2020 Direct Loan and/or Parent PLUS Loan.

July 2019
Fall 2019 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2019 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 16, 2019
Federal and state financial aid and/or loan funds begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2019 semester.

For more information: Direct Loan and PLUS Loan

August 21, 2019
Direct deposit of fall 2019 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 23, 2019
Your fall 2019 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

August 23, 2019
Federal Work-Study Job Fair (1:00 – 3:30pm @ VKC Courtyard).

August 26, 2019
First day of fall 2019 semester classes.

September 13, 2019
Last day to add or drop classes without a grade of "W" for fall 2019 semester. Last day to opt out of tuition refund insurance and to waive the student health insurance.

October 1, 2019
FAFSA and CSS are released.

November 2019
Spring 2020 charges and USC scholarships begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2020 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 3, 2020
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2020 semester.

For more information: Direct Loan and PLUS Loan.

January 8, 2020
Direct deposit of spring 2020 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 10, 2020
Your spring 2020 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

January 13, 2020
First day of spring 2020 semester classes.

January 31, 2020
Last day to add or drop classes without a grade of "W" for spring 2020 semester. The last day to opt out of tuition refund insurance and to waive the student health insurance.

March 2, 2020
FAFSA and CSS application deadline. California residents should also apply for Cal Grant by this date..