If your class number ends in "R" (ex: 014-30404R), you can register through USC Web Registration after all pre-requisites have been met or waived. If your class number ends in "D" (ex: 907-30444D) you must request Departmental Clearance using our D-Clearance Request and Pre-Requesite Waiver System.The d-clearance process ensures that students have completed the required pre-requisites or passed placement examinations. After obtaining d-clearance, register through USC Web Registration.
In some instances, a Special Request form must be approved and submitted with a d-clearance request. Please read Special Request instructions below and contact the appropriate faculty.
For Directed Research, please see below.
You are required to read the guidelines before applying for Directed Research
EE 490, EE 590, EE 690 and EE 790
Complete the online Directed Research form by visiting the Directed Research Online Application. If the professor you have selected approves your units for Directed Research, you will recieve a confirmation email and provided with d-clearance.
Students will submit a Special Request form for the following reasons: