Resources for Finding Support

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 is some of the support available to you as a USC and USC Leonard Davis School student.
Website: https://studentaffairs.usc.edu/

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.
Website: https://www.provost.usc.edu/category/announcements/

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.
Website: https://engemannshc.usc.edu/counseling/

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.
Website: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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.
Website: https://studenthealth.usc.edu/sexual-assault/

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:
Website: http://sarc.usc.edu/

Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX – (213) 740-5086

Works with faculty, staff, visitors, applicants, and students around issues of a protected class.
Website: https://equity.usc.edu/

Bias Assessment Response and Support

Incidents of bias, hate crimes and microaggressions need to be reported allowing for appropriate investigation and response.
Website: https://studentaffairs.usc.edu/bias-assessment-response-support/

The Office of Disability Services and Programs

Provides certification for students with disabilities and helps arrange relevant accommodations.
Website: https://dsp.usc.edu

Campus Support and Intervention (213) 740-0411

CSI connects with members of the USC community when they need support in achieving their academic, professional, and/or personal goals. We can provide consultation, in person or over the phone, to learn more about your individual situation so we can provide guidance and help you connect with relevant campus and community resources.

Website: https://campussupport.usc.edu/

Office of Professionalism and Ethics (213) 740-5755

When OPE receives a complaint, the staff reviews the information provided and assigns it to the appropriate investigative office (such as the Office of Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, Human Resources and Faculty Affairs), ensuring a timely resolution is reached in accordance with established procedures.

Report complaints directly to OPE by emailing ope@usc.edu or by calling (213) 740-5755.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at USC

Information on events, programs and training, the Diversity Task Force (including representatives for each school), chronology, participation and various resources for students.
Website: https://diversity.usc.edu/

Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

For online meditation, mindfulness classes, spiritual care and pastoral counseling, visit the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life: orsl.usc.edu

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.
Website: http://emergency.usc.edu

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 the USC community.
Website: https://dps.usc.edu