Student Life


Student Health

Emergency Resources

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.


Disabled Access to Road Transportation

Free service at UPC provided by USC transportation during the Fall and Spring, between the hours of 8:30 am–6:00 pm, to assist Trojans with temporary mobility issues


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.

Health and Wellness

Ask Ari

Ask Ari features an intelligent agent that engages students in a dialog about well-being issues and then facilitates the use of online educational and self-care strategies to assist these students in increasing their levels of personal functioning. 


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

Campus Wellbeing and Education strives to develop a culture of wellbeing throughout USC. One in which faculty, staff and students alike would have all the tools, resources, guidance, and support they need to thrive.

Free Goods and Services
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New York Times Subscription

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NYT Games Subscription

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Legal Services

Each year, GSG and USG provide free legal counseling to the student population at USC. Legal counseling is every Monday from 4:00-9:00 pm and each appointment is 30 minutes.

GSG Funded Resources
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Emergency Fund Program

The Graduate Student Government Emergency Fund program is designed to help students with unforeseen expenses arising from a crisis and quickly address financial setbacks. The funding limit is $1000 per student per academic year.


GSG Childcare Subsidy Grants Program

The USC Graduate Student Government (GSG) provides a limited number of awards in the maximum amount of $1,500 to assist eligible student parents with the cost of childcare. The goal of this program is to support USC students who's parental or legal guardian responsibilities are impacting degree progress. 


Professional Development Fund

The GSG Professional Development Fund aims to support USC graduate and professional students in activities related to the development of skills necessary for success post-graduation. Eligibility criteria is intended to be flexible, and funds may be used for activities such as: travel to conferences, organization membership fees, and online workshops. All students who have paid the “Graduate Student Programming Fee” are eligible to apply for this fund.


Neuropsych Evaluation (NPE) Fund

The GSG Neuropsychological Evaluation (NPE) Fund provides grants of up to $600 to graduate students undergoing an NPE. NPEs are used to diagnose many mental health disorders and learning disabilities. These diagnoses are required for obtaining classroom accommodations that are critical for student success.

GSG General Resources
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GSG Academic Resources

GSG Professional Development Fund

Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Student Parent Resources




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