Micro-Seminars by School

This was a great experience because it allowed me to engage in a conversation with a faculty member in my field in a low pressure, comfortable setting

2018 registration open now!

Preview the many exciting topics that were offered through the 2018 Welcome Week Micro-Seminars below.

Topics are listed by the school or department of the faculty. Click on a title to view a pdf of the seminar description. Feel free to explore areas outside your intended major.

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School of Architecture

I loved my experience and its given me a lot of great new ideas that I’m excited to look into!

Roski School of Art & Design

Marshall School of Business

School of Cinematic Arts

Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

One of the most interesting topics I’ve ever learned about, very well presented.

School of Dramatic Arts

Rossier School of Education


Viterbi School of Engineering

Davis School of Gerontology


Gould School of Law

Beforehand I never really knew much about the topic; I just thought it was cool! After this seminar, I’m really considering looking more into the field – maybe even a research opportunity.

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences

Arts & Humanities

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

I really enjoyed this seminar it sparked a new interest in me that I wish to further pursue in my academic career.

Social Sciences

One of the most interesting topics I’ve ever learned about, very well presented.

Keck School of Medicine

Thornton School of Music

Amazing experience and loved every minute of it. Time flew by and felt much shorter because it was so interesting.

Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

School of Pharmacy

Price School of Public Policy

Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Great way to ease into taking classes at USC