USC Student Affairs Home
USC’s Division of Student Affairs is devoted to creating an integrated learning experience that helps students reach their educational, personal and professional aspirations. Here are some of the supports available to you as a USC and USC Rossier student.
USC Office of the Provost
Stay informed on issues in higher education that impact your time at USC by reading the announcements from the Office of the Provost, including campus safety, diversity and inclusion, and DACA.
Student Counseling Services (SCS) – (213) 740-7711 – 24/7 on call
Free and confidential mental health treatment for students, including short-term psychotherapy, group counseling, stress fitness workshops and crisis intervention.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
Provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Services (RSVP) – (213) 740-4900 – 24/7 on call
Free and confidential therapy services, workshops, and training for situations related to gender-based harm.
Sexual Assault Resource Center
For more information about how to get help or help a survivor, rights, reporting options, and additional resources, visit the website:
Office of Equity and Diversity (OED)/Title IX compliance – (213) 740-5086
Works with faculty, staff, visitors, applicants, and students around issues of protected class.
Bias Assessment Response and Support
Incidents of bias, hate crimes and microaggressions need to be reported allowing for appropriate investigation and response.
The Office of Disability Services and Programs
Provides certification for students with disabilities and helps arrange relevant accommodations.
Student Support and Advocacy – (213) 821-4710
Assists students and families in resolving complex issues adversely affecting their success as a student EX: personal, financial, and academic.
Diversity at USC
Information on events, programs and training, the Diversity Task Force (including representatives for each school), chronology, participation and various resources for students.
USC Emergency Information
Provides safety and other updates, including ways in which instruction will be continued if an officially declared emergency makes travel to campus infeasible.
USC Department of Public Safety – 213-740-4321 (UPC) and 323-442-1000 (HSC) for 24-hour emergency assistance or to report a crime
Provides overall safety to USC community.
Additional Resources and Supports
- Emergency Preparedness
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
- The Graduate School
- Office of Campus Wellness and Crisis Intervention
- Office of International Services
- USC Rossier School of Education Academic Appeals Request
- SCampus Student Guidebook
- USC Catalogue
- USC’s Principles of Community
- USC’s Student Misconduct policy
- Food Insecurity Resources