Our Resources

A comprehensive list of resources provided or initiated by USG and our USC campus partners.

USG Documents

Official

Constitution

Bylaws

Code of Ethics

Office

Office Policies

Office Hours

Budget 2019-2020

Legislative

Senate Database

Task Force Guidelines

Task Force Proposal

Branding

Brand Guide

Identity Assets

Official Logos

Black Community Support

Free Goods and Services

Student Organizations

Student Advocacy

Emergencies

Trojan Food Pantry

Any currently enrolled USC student who is experiencing a food emergency/food insecurity qualifies for the services of the Trojan Food Pantry. 

Any student may request information from the TFP staff regarding California state benefits, including CalFresh, EBT, and SNAP.

Disabled Access to Road Transportation

DART is a free service provided by USC Transportation to assist USC students, faculty and staff with temporary mobility issues in getting around campus. Service is available at UPC during the Fall and Spring semesters only, between the hours of 8:30am–6:00pm, Monday–Friday.

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USC Department of Public Safety

The USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is one of the largest campus public safety departments in the United States employing 306 full-time personnel and 30 part-time student workers.

 

Trojan Neighborhood Associaton

The Trojans Neighborhood Association brings together students and the community living within the USC DPS zone in order to fight the “wicked problems” our neighborhood faces.

  • Resources for Renter’s Rights
  • Find and contact your local representatives

 

Free Goods and Services

Free Legal Counseling

The legal counseling service provided by the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Governments is now live for the summer. This service is offered every Monday, 4:00pm to 9:00pm PST. Appointments are on a first-come, first-service basis and will be conducted over the phone. The first legal counseling date is Monday, June 1st, 2020. 

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please contact stuacts@usc.edu

30-Minute Appointments

Book an appointment using this link bit.ly/2wmSgTa

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Free New York Times subscription for all students

Want a quick news update on your walk to class? USG and GSG offer all students a free annual subscription to the New York Times using your USC email. 

Free Blue Books

Available in the USG Office, TCC 224, 9am-6pm, Monday-Friday

Health and Wellness

Ask Ari

USC’s virtual wellness assistant, Ask Ari, can help you navigate complex problems that often arise in college life. This research-based informational tool can help you deal with issues like stress, sleep, relationships, and more. It also is a great place to find information about campus resources or figure out where to get additional help with a wellness-related problem.

Free HIV Testing

AHIV testing will be provided on campus by USC Student Health at both Engemann and Eric
Cohen student health centers, and is available to undergraduate and graduate students. 

USC Office of Campus Wellbeing & Education

Thrive @ USC is one of three integrated offices in CWCI, which also includes USC Support an Advocacy and the Threat Assessment Office. Together, these three offices reflect the understanding that the university culture is shaped both by how it responds to crisis, and importantly, its efforts to cultivate a culture of compassion, connection, trust, well-being, and support from the outset.

 

Student Organizations

EngageSC

EngageSC is USC’s primary online platform to engage in extracurricular events, access student organization information, and apply for USG funding. 

 

 

USG Organization and Student Funding

USG can help sponsor your organization’s event and your academic pursuits! Check out the funding opportunities here. You can also reach out to our various assemblies and committees to become a member organization of USG and receive extra funding for your events

Green Engagement Fund

Funded by USG and GSG, the Green Engagement Fund (USCGEF) supports student-driven projects aimed at increasing sustainability at USC while driving awareness of environmental stewardship.

FMS RSO Cost Waiver Fund

USG has partnered with USC Campus Activities, a division of Student Affairs to provide a waiver for student organization event costs from Facilities Management Service (FMS). No more need to spend your membership dues on FMS services, we’ve got you covered! Apply here.

Service and Involvement

Late Night ‘SC

Late Night ‘SC is a series of free late-night social programs open to all USC students! Events take place Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9pm-2am.

Recreational Club Sports

USG and GSG are proud sponsors of USC’s recreational club sports teams! If you’re interested in exploring the more than 50 teams or joining a sport, check out below.

Friends & Neighbors Day (FND)

3 times a semester, USC hosts a FND to connect students to local volunteer opportunities. Participate in an event to meet new people and make an impact in your surrounding community.

Student Advocacy

Disability Services & Programs

Disability Services and Programs (DSP) is the unit at USC responsible for ensuring equal access for students with disabilities in compliance with state and federal law. DSP serves undergraduate, graduate and professional students; on-ground and on-line students; and students in all credit-granting courses and programs of study.

 

USG Advocacy Task Forces

USG task forces are official means for students to address prominent and/or sudden issues that will require extensive collaboration across multiple members and branches of USG.

Reach out to usgcdo@usc.edu for more information.

 

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Title IX

The Title IX Office is responsible for responding to reports of student harassment and student organization discrimination when the harassment or discrimination is based on a protected characteristic. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at USC

Have an issue relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus? USG’s Chief Diversity Officer is here to help connect you to USC’s multiple resource centers, inform you about various services, and find ways to support you in any way. Contact usgcdo@usc.edu.

Ombuds Office

The USC Office of the Ombuds will provide a safe place on both campuses for faculty, students, and staff to navigate policies, issues, concerns, and conflicts without fear of reprisal or judgement. In doing so, the Office will promote and embody an ethical, empathetic, and engaged university culture committed to problem-solving, dispute resolution, and workplace wellness.

 

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services provides immediate therapy services for situations related to gender- and power-based harm. 

Public Statements, Resolutions, and Legislation

The USG Executive Team and Senate can help support you regarding responding to campus issues, advocating for University improvements, and represent your interests to USC officials. Check out usg.usc.edu to view current documents. Please submit a request online or email usg@usc.edu

Student Affairs Resources

The Division of Student Affairs at USC offers many resources ranging from cultural resource centers, to academic and career services, as well as religious, safety, disability, Title IX, well-being, and many other support services. Learn more below.

Public CARE Report

The Public CARE Report enables students to seek help, confidentially and anonymously, on behalf of others.

Resource Guides

International Student Guide

The USC Survival Guide by USC Helenes

Undocumented Student Guide

Guide to Accessible Events

Student Resource Centers

LA CASA

(213) 740-1480 | ecc@usc.edu | STU 402

LGBT RESOURCE CENTER

(213) 740-7619 | lgbt@usc.edu | STU 202B

TRIO PROGRAMS

(213) 821-2402 | RAN 262

WRITING CENTER

(213) 740-3691 | THH 321

Want to add something?

We’re always open to adding new resources and guides to this list!