Undergraduate Student Government | Programming
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The programming branch of Undergraduate Student Government is the umbrella organization for many other student organizations on campus. It is made up of 5 special-interest committees and 10 community-focused assemblies all united with the common goal of promoting diversity and entertainment through events on campus.



If you’re a planner, dreamer, or doer – the programming branch of Undergraduate Student Government is the place for you. From concerts to food fairs, study nights to art incubators, cultural events and more – the student leaders of the programming branch have envisioned, planned, booked, designed, and executed it all. We see our ideas become realities while striving to stimulate and enlighten university life by not only entertaining, but also raising awareness of the issues and culture that surround the greater global community.


The programming branch’s 10 community-focused assemblies focus on representing the interests of students from a wide variety of backgrounds. They act as umbrella organizations for numerous member organizations, each playing an important role in event planning and sharing information at assembly meetings. Assemblies, also, serve as a source of funding and advisement for their member organizations.


The programming branch’s 5 special-interest committees focus on concerts, performing arts, guest speakers, special events, and school spirit. If you can dream it, a committee can plan it!


The Academic Culture Assembly is a programming group, funding source, and congregating forum for academic interests and student organizations. We are dedicated to creating and fostering an academic culture at USC that reflects the caliber of its students and their passion for the intricacies of the world around them.

Meetings: Thursdays 6-7 PM in TCC 227

Contact: uscaca@usc.edu


The Asian Pacific American Student Assembly acts a support network for our 23 different cultural, social, and professional member organizations as well as for the greater APA community at USC. As the representative voice for the Asian Pacific American students on campus, we aim to serve the needs and advocate for our community on campus. As a programming group, we create social and educational events that work to build and strengthen our community while celebrating our heritage and addressing our diverse needs.

Meetings: Mondays at 6:00 PM in TCC 351
Contact: apasa@usc.edu


The USC Black Student Assembly develops and strengthens leaders, services our community, and provides infrastructure that fosters camaraderie amongst students of the Black culture, including all of those within the larger African Diaspora. We strive toward the advancement of those persons of African descent; educating the USC and neighboring community about our communal struggles and successes; enlightening, inspiring, and encouraging those who come after us, as was done by those who came before.

Meetings: Mondays at 6:00 PM in TCC 227
Contact: bsausc@usc.edu


The Environmental Student Assembly is dedicated to programming events promoting the green culture, sustainability, and environmental advocacy at USC. Members develop environmental and sustainable initiatives for USC. ESA represents, funds, and serves as a resource to member student organizations with the same purpose. ESA also engages with the local LA community to bring awareness to these global issues.

Meetings: Mondays at 7:00 PM in TCC 450
Contact: uscesa@usc.edu


The International Student Assembly is entrusted to express and promote international student’s concerns and interests, while providing diverse cultural and educational experiences and showcasing social treasures of the international community on campus. ISA’s signature events include Global Culture Month, Holi and iVoice, and we also provide resources such as football and drivers ed workshops.

Meetings: Mondays at 7:00 PM in TCC 302
Contact: isa@usc.edu


The Latina/o Student Assembly is one of nine cultural assemblies under USC’s Undergraduate Student Government – Programming Branch. It serves as a funding and advocacy umbrella organization that oversees 22 Latino-oriented member organizations that range from pre-professional to Greek. LSA’s purpose is to encourage, facilitate, and promote the academic, pre-professional, cultural, social, and political self-realization of USC’s Latina/o students as individuals and as community.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 5:00 PM in TCC 302
Contact: lsausc@usc.edu


The Political Students Assembly works to foster diverse and healthy political discourse and political activism among students at USC. We host a series of debate and discussion events, bring in speakers of all political stripes, and support and partner with a wide array of political organizations on campus.

Meetings:Wednesdays at 6 PM in TCC 232
Contact: uscpsa@usc.edu


QuASA provides social, educational, and cultural events for Queer students to engage with and participate in the USC Queer Community. Our signature events include National Coming Out Month, the Drag Show, leadership retreats, and Second Chance Prom. In addition to these programs, we also bring speakers and other community partners to campus to cultivate an engaging and dynamic community on campus.

Meetings: Mondays at 7:00 PM in TCC 352
Contact: quasa@usc.edu

Student Assembly for Gender Empowerment

The mission of the Student Assembly for Gender Empowerment, formerly known as the Women’s Student Assembly, is to program events to address emerging feminist concerns of students, faculty, and staff. With a network of diverse organizations and programs like Take Back the Night, Body Love Week, and Fem Fest, SAGE seeks to uplift all voices oppressed by the patriarchy in dynamic, critical ways. We are a queer and trans inclusive organization working towards intersectional, collective liberation. We were called the Women’s Student Assembly because that is the name that it was founded upon. However we welcome people of all gender identities who experience some form of sexism.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 5:00 PM in TCC 352
Contact: uscsage@usc.edu


The Service Student Assembly seeks to foster a culture of service. It is a forum and resource for service organizations to collaborate in their shared vision of community empowerment.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in TCC 232
Contact: usgssa@usc.edu


The Concerts Committee organizes concerts and programs to bring the hottest bands and musicians to campus! We also host individuals from the world of entertainment for our speaker series, providing our committee members with more insight to what it really means to work and thrive in the music industry. Anyone with interest in live music is encouraged to come to our meetings on Mondays at 9:00pm in TCC 450.

Meetings: Mondays at 9:00 PM in TCC 450
Contact: sconcert@usc.edu


Performing Arts Committee works to bring the best of the arts to USC, providing unique arts experiences on and off campus. From fostering collaboration between USC artists, to bringing in outside performers, Performing Arts Committee strives to immerse USC students in many different art forms, ranging from dance, music, theater, painting, photography, and so much more. If you are interested in any form of art, come to our meetings to see what more you can do with the arts community here at USC!

Meetings: Wednesdays at 6:00 PM in TCC 351
Contact: perfarts@usc.edu





The Speakers Committee serves the USC community by bringing a range of speakers to campus every year to provide insight, education, entertainment, and the promotion of diversity through cultural awareness. Past Speakers include Barack Obama, Maya Angelou, Stan Lee, and Angela Davis. All are welcome to join!

Meetings: Mondays at 8:00 PM in TCC 302
Contact: speakers@usc.edu


The Special Events Committee is a truly blank canvas for event planning, and provides USC students with fun, unique, and adventurous events on and off campus. From food samplings at Taste of Downtown LA, live entertainment at the Welcome Back Comedy Show, and TV and movie pre-screenings of shows like Game of Thrones, to breaking Guinness World Records, this committee is a chance to plan any student’s dream event.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 8:00 PM in TCC 232
Contact: scevent@usc.edu


Trojan Pride is the quintessential spirit group for any USC Trojan fan. Coordinating with the athletic department to increase visibility and attendance at USC athletic events, this organization is home to the loudest, most dedicated fans. From front row seats at football and basketball games to away games across the state, the most avid Trojan fans can definitely be found in Trojan Pride.

Meetings: Mondays at 8:00 PM in VKC 258
Contact: scpride@usc.edu