Important Dates and Deadlines

Deadline for NIIN Applications

Open Registration

First Day of Fall Term 2016

Labor Day


Classes End

Final Exams

Winter Recess

Open Registration

First Day of Spring Term 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Presidents’ Day

Spring Recess

Classes End

Final Exams

Main USC Commencement

KSOM commencement

Technology Requirements

Minimum hardware and software requirements:

  • Minimum 4GB memory
  • 60 GB available hard drive space
  • Minimum Intel Core i3 or similar processor
  • Wireless 802.11n adapter
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional or Apple OS X 10.6x+
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2013 (or Microsoft Office 2008 for OS X)
  • AntiVirus
  • Matlab
  • R
  • FSL
  • Pipeline
  • IDA
Recommended items:
  • 3 year manufacturer hardware warranty (3 year AppleCare for Apple MacIntosh)
  • 3 year Accidental Damage Protection Policy
  • Theft insurance

Required Books and Course Materials

NIIN Required Course Materials - 2016 -2017
Fall 500 Vanderah and Gould Nolte’s The Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy Elsevier 7th 9781455728596
Fall 510 McRobbie MRI: From Picture To Proton Cambridge Univ Press 2nd 9780521683845
Fall 530 Westbrook MRI in Practice (w/Bind-in Accessed Code) John Wiley & Sons 4th 9781444337433
Spring 540 Russell A. Poldrack, Jeanette A. Mumford, and Thomas E. Nichols Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis Cambridge Univ Press 9780521517669 (Hard Copy) or 9781139118781 (EBook)

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