Advisement and Academic Services

Mission Statement

Annenberg Advisement and Academic Services welcomes students of every background and supports their personal, academic and professional growth.  As students move forward, we encourage them to cultivate an independent spirit and make meaningful contributions to the Trojan Community and to society at large. We advocate for and partner with students by providing resources, knowledge, expertise, programming, and assistance navigating the various aspects of Trojan Life. We listen and strive to offer good counsel while continually assessing how well we fulfill our mission.

The USC Annenberg Advisement and Academic Services office (ASC 140) is closed in accordance with the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing but will be open virtually and operating via online platforms with staff working remotely. Academic advisement appointments will be available via Zoom according to the advisement schedule listed below. Students will receive an email when it is their period to sign up for mandatory advisement.

Advisement and Academic Services will also available to answer questions via email; students may email their advisor directly or email In addition, students can utilize online resources such as their STARS report (on OASIS), their most recent course plan (Undergraduate Advisement widget on myUSC), and the advising page on the Annenberg website.

Your health and well-being are important, and Advising and Academic Services is here to support you as USC Annenberg adapts to this unprecedented and continually evolving situation. Your patience and flexibility is appreciated, and you will be notified as soon as possible if there are any changes regarding services.

– The Annenberg Advisement Team

For USC students

USC Students Applying to Annenberg

Majors, Minors & Progressive Degrees

Advisement for Current Students

Advisement Schedule, Programs, Courses & FAQs

Graduating Students

Commencement & Honors

Graduate Writing Coach

Academic writing support for Communication graduate students (COMM, CMGT, PD, Global Comm, DSM, Comm Informatics).

Graduate Students

USC Annenberg’s graduate advisement and academic services team assists students as they complete their graduate studies. We are your resource for degree requirements, academic records, course approvals and other administrative functions.

Dean's List

Every semester, the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism recognizes students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher (on 12 units or more of letter-graded course work) by placing them on the Dean’s List. These students serve as examples for the entire USC Annenberg community and inspire their peers with their achievements.