Campus Activities believes the unique Trojan experience is enhanced by activities and programs outside of the classroom. Our role is to provide a link between students’ classroom experiences to activities beyond the classroom. Our department sponsors services, programs, and events to educate, advocate, entertain and challenge students. Campus Activities provides students the necessary tools and resources for their individual and student organization success as well as supports student advocacy efforts. This office exists to create a student life experience exclusive to USC.
Campus Activities offers several involvement opportunities for USC students. You can join a student organization by searching the list of more than 800 clubs and student organizations on our Student Organizations page. We also offer different types of leadership programs to help you develop valuable skills and build community on campus. Explore our leadership development opportunities on our Leadership Programs page. For students interested in service, Campus Activities provides great opportunities to give back to our local and global community. These programs are detailed on our Volunteer Center Programs page. Graduate and Undergraduate Student Government offer committees and other involvement opportunities as well. Learn how you can make a difference on campus or help plan campus-wide events with our Programming Board on the Student Governance page. For our student Veterans, visit the Veterans Resource Center’s page for more information about programs, services, and resources at USC.
The Office for Residential Education is dedicated to providing all USC Housing residents a quality living environment. While each residential community is unique, all provide residents with programming targeted specifically to resident needs and interests as well as the support and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and professional staff members.
Community is a residential area comprised of 12 apartment buildings for upper division and graduate students. The following apartment complexes are in Community: Annenberg House, Seven Gables, Vista,Pacific, Cardinal & Gold, Stardust, Regal Trojan, Severance Street, Founders, Max Kade, Sierra, and Manor. 15 Resident Assistants work closely with one Residential Faculty Master and two Residential Faculty Fellows to put on events that support career exploration, networking, community building, and a connection to the city of Los Angeles. There is one Building Government that serves the 750 students who are a part of Community.
The Residential Education staff in this area are responsible for the living-learning environment for the following 9 graduate communities Centennial, Fairmont, Helena, Hillview, Terrace, Troyland, Twin Palms, University Regent, and Windsor. In addition they are also responsible for Family Housing (Sunset, Regent, Bel-Air, and Senator Apartments), two undergraduate communities (La Sorbonne and Hoover Street Residence) and the Seaver Residence Hall located on the Health Science Campus. There is one residential faculty member who works with the Residential Education staff to promote exploration of and connection to the city of Los Angeles. Additionally, there is one Building Government that serves the 600 students living in this area.
Whether you are exploring a career, seeking a new position, looking for professional networks or seeking an alumni business, USC is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals. To that end, we are proud to introduce our new USC Alumni Career Services website, which features all the key resources and essential information you need to succeed in today’s increasingly hyper-competitive job market.
All alumni are encouraged to take advantage of our full range of career services, which have been designed exclusively for USC graduates. For example, if you are considering a career change or just need a professional tune-up, then visit our career counseling services. We now offer two personal career counseling tracks to serve different groups of job seekers. And since networking and targeted research continue to be highly effective methods for finding a job that matches your skills and experience, you will find robust tools to help you make valuable connections and identify potential employers and industry trends — whether you’re in San Diego or Shanghai! Wherever you are, our newly redesigned USC Alumni Career Services website enables you to search for jobs, research organizations, attend webinars and network with fellow Trojans at events and online through Trojan Career Connections on connectSC.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, USC’s University Park campus is part of the city’s Downtown Arts and Education Corridor and is home to the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and many professional schools. The Health Sciences campus, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, is home to the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the School of Pharmacy, three major teaching hospitals, and programs in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and in Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. USC also has programs and centers in Marina Del Rey, Orange County, Sacramento, Washington, D.C., Catalina Island, Alhambra and around Southern California. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, staffed by USC faculty from the Keck School of Medicine, is often referred to as USC’s third campus.