Academic Community

Please view the following video message from Professor Brian Head, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs:

Please view the following video message from Dr. Rotem Gilbert, Vice Dean of Division of Research and Scholarly Studies:

Please view the following video message from Dr. Ron McCurdy, Assistant Dean of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

Thornton Student Affairs

We are partners in your academic and personal success at USC. As advisors, we help you to manage your academic requirements and meet with you every semester to prepare for registration. We are your first stop to discuss difficulties you encounter and to explore options.

We will support you in achieving your goals at USC and we look forward to celebrating your successes.

Your academic advisor is assigned to you based upon your degree and major. View the following welcome video message from your academic advisor:

Job Springer, Doctoral Advisor
Advises all DMA, PhD, and Artist Diploma students

Dr. Viet Bui, Associate Director of Student Affairs
Advises MA, MM, MS, and GCRT students in Arts Leadership, Choral and Sacred Music, Composition, Early Music, Jazz Studies, Screen Scoring, Studio Guitar, and Vocal Arts

Nancy Wong, Academic Advisor
Advises MM and GCRT students in Classical Guitar, Keyboard Collaborative Arts, Music Teaching and Learning, Organ, Piano, Strings, and Winds and Percussion

Stephanie German, Academic Advisor
Advises MS students in Music Industry

Once you have reviewed this content in this module, please return to the USC Thornton Graduate Orientation home page and review the next module.