Congratulations on your admission to the Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Doctoral Program!

You were selected from an applicant pool of the most highly qualified students in the world. We believe that USC will benefit from your talents – and that you will thrive in our academic community.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is a world-class institution distinguished by its cutting-edge research, its culture of innovation, global connections, and the interdisciplinary opportunities offered. At the USC Viterbi School, you’ll find a truly outstanding faculty with whom to work and a collegial student community of ambitious, talented, and able students from top universities in the United States and around the world.

Join us for our PhD Preview Day on March 1st!

The department will host admitted students for a full day of activities including research presentations, lab and campus tours, meetings with faculty, and social activities with the CEE community.

We will cover your travel expenses (including airfare or train ticket), hotel, and ground transportation. We will book a block of hotel rooms, with two students per room. If you wish to extend your stay past March 2, 2024, that may be possible to accommodate, but please check with  us before making bookings.

Before making any bookings, review the policies regarding covered travel expenses and restrictions.

Please RSVP by February 14, 2024 by 5:00PM Pacific Time so that we are able to prepare for your visit!

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