Thank you for your interest in the Thornton School of Music! We are excited to connect with you at one of our admission events. At this time, USC Thornton is only offering online admission events for prospective students. Thornton School Admission staff are also not available for in-person meetings at this time but are happy to connect with prospective students via phone or Zoom meetings. Please see below for details about our virtual admission events and be sure to check this page regularly for the most up-to-date event information.
Virtual Admission Events
Weekly Admission Information Sessions (Undergraduate only)
- Join a representative from the USC Thornton Office of Admission for an overview of the USC Thornton undergraduate experience and application process. First-year and transfer prospective students are welcome to attend.
- Virtual sessions are offered most Wednesday’s at 3:30 p.m. (PT) through February. Click here to view the full schedule and register for a virtual information session.
- Note: Details about March and April admission information sessions will be available in late February.
USC Office of Admission On-Campus Events (Undergraduate only)
- Prospective undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to also attend one of the many virtual tours and programs offered by USC Admission. Click here for more information.
- USC is now offering limited reduced-capacity campus tours for prospective students. For more information about USC campus tour options, click here.
Thornton Graduate Admission Information
- Prospective graduate students are encouraged to email Kit Bellamy, Associate Director of Graduate Admission, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our graduate programs. Please note: Thornton School Admission staff are not available for in-person meetings at this time but are happy to connect with prospective students via phone or Zoom appointments.
Connect with a Student Ambassador
The USC Thornton Student Ambassadors are currently enrolled undergraduate students at the USC Thornton School of Music and are committed to enhancing the experience for all students, present and future. Click here to learn more about our Ambassadors.
USC Thornton Snapshot: A Look Inside the USC Thornton School of Music
Click here to take an online tour of the USC Thornton School of Music in this series of snapshots and videos showcasing our students in rehearsals, performances, lessons, classes, and more.