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 2020 semester.

2020-2021 Academic Year

June 2020
Apply for your 2020-2021 Direct Loan and/or Parent PLUS Loan.

July 2020
Fall 2020 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2020 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 14, 2020
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 2020 semester.

For more information: Direct Loan and PLUS Loan

August 17, 2020
First day of fall 2020 semester classes.

August 21, 2020
Direct deposit of fall 2020 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 21, 2020
Your fall 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.

August 21, 2020
Federal Work-Study Job Fair (1:00 – 3:30pm @ VKC Courtyard).

September 4, 2020
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, 2020
FAFSA and CSS are released.

November 2020
Spring 2021 charges and USC scholarships begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2021 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 1, 2021
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 2021 semester.

For more information: Direct Loan and PLUS Loan.

January 8, 2021
Direct deposit of spring 2021 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 8, 2021
Your spring 2021 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 11, 2021
First day of spring 2021 semester classes.

January 29, 2021
Last day to add or drop classes without a grade of "W" for spring 2021 semester. The last day to opt out of tuition refund insurance and to waive the student health insurance.

March 2, 2021
FAFSA and CSS application deadline. California residents should also apply for Cal Grant by this date..