Welcome Week 2018

Click on each day to see what happened during Welcome Week 2018!

AskMe Booths

Have a question about Welcome Week? Stop by one of our AskMe Booths to ask a friendly Orientation Advisor! Come to an AskMe booth for questions about Welcome Week, directions or USC information. AskMe Booths are open at the following locations and times:

 

Hahn Plaza

  • 8/15, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/16, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/17, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Leavey Library

  • 8/15, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/16, 7:00am – 8:00am, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/17, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Lyon Center

  • 8/15, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/16, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/17, 9:15am – 4:45pm

University Village Plaza

  • 8/15, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/16, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/17, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Monday, August 13

McCarthy Honors Residential College Move-in

McCarthy Honors Residential College 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

An all day move-in and settle in experience for McCarthy Honors Residential College residents.

Tuesday, August 14

McCarthy Honors Residential College Retreat

Various Locations 9:00 AM – 11:30 PM

This is a mandatory welcome retreat for incoming McCarthy Honors Residential College residents to meet fellow McCarthy residents, meet the Residential Education staff and Faculty in Residence, get tips from Residential College Ambassadors about campus life, and attend a special event in the evening. All meals and transportation will be provided. Visit the Residential Education website for more information.

 

Student Internship/Career Opportunities in the Intelligence/National Defense Field

Grace Ford Salvatori Hall (GFS) Room 106 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Come meet a current Faculty member of the Aerospace Studies Department and active duty Captain in the United States Air Force who will present career and internship opportunities for students interested in the field of government, defense, and intelligence. He will speak from his experience as a military Intelligence Officer and supervsor for the Air Force ROTC program at USC. All majors are invited, all students are invited! Co-hosted by the Veterans at Price student organization.

 

USC GeoSCavenge

Tommy Trojan 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Let’s Go GeoSCavenge!

Explore the hidden nooks and crannies of the University Park Campus using your smart phone as your guide. You will learn about USC history, folklore, architecture, art, and trivia as you walk around campus. You can participate on your own or partner with other students!

This fun activity is co-hosted by USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute and USC Libraries.

Wednesday, August 15

Somerville Place Move-in Day

Fluor Tower (FLT) 5th Floor 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs (CBCSA) welcomes its newest cohor of #SomervilleScholars. With light breakfast and lunch provided, incoming students to the floor will meet current faculty, staff, and students while getting ready for the SUITE life!

 

We are RAD. Convene + Create = Celebrate

USC Fisher Museum of Art Courtyard (Harris Hall) 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Roski School of Art and Design Dean Haven Lin-Kirk invites new USC Roski students and their families to enjoy casual bites and meet fellow students, families, faculty, and staff. Create your own custom Roski merchandise and leave a wish for the incoming students.

 

USC Iovine and Young Academy New Student Lunch

Founders Park 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

New students of the USC Iovine and Young Academy and their parents are welcome to attend a lunch with Dean Erica Muhl. Meet other new students, faculty and staff during this break from move-in day. RSVP required.

 

ZOOM! Meet an Air Force Fighter Pilot!

Grace Ford Salvatori Hall (GFS) 106 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Come meet a fellow student and United States Air Force Captain, who will present flying & aviation career opportunities for USC students! He will speak from his experience as a current F-15E fighter jet aviator and supervisor for the Air Force ROTC program at USC, and answer any questions on the timeline for students interested in pursuing a career in military aviation. All majors are invited, all students are invited! Co-hosted by the Veterans at Price student organization.

 

Meet the Dean of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Ramo Lawn 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Dean Robert Cutietta invites new USC Kaufman families to kick off the academic year with a celebratory welcome to our new class of students! This is a great time to take a break on move-in day, enjoy some light bites & refreshments, and chat with Dean Cutietta. Kindly RSVP by August 10 to rsvpkaufman@usc.edu or (213) 821-6712.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

USC School of Architecture Ice Cream Social

Harris Hall Courtyard 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Here’s the scoop! What better way to take a break from moving than with ice cream! Join the Dean, faculty, Guild Board, staff and current students in Harris Courtyard for an ice cream social! All parents and incoming Architecture students are welcome! This will be a great chance to learn about the USC Architectural Guild and why it is an important asset to our students.

 

USC Price Parents and Students Welcome Reception

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall (RGL) 308 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join Dean Jack Knott, USC Price staff, faculty, parents and students to celebrate the start of a new school year with a tradition you won’t want to miss. This casual and celebratory event showcases the reach and strength of our Trojan community while welcoming the newest additions to our USC Price family.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

Friends and Family Faculty in Residence Receptions

Please see Residential Education staff for locations (various locations in Residential College) 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Take an opportunity to meet the Faculty in Residence that will live alongside the students in each Residential College! Learn more about the Faculty in Residence program, how faculty interact with students throughout the year, and how you student can interact with their Faculty in Residence. Enjoy some light refreshments while mingling with the Faculty in Residence and other friends and family of all incoming first-year students.

 

Meet the Dean of the USC Thornton School of Music

Ramo Lawn 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

A casual reception for all new USC Thornton students and parents to stop by and meet Dean Robert Cutietta. Light refreshments will be provided. To RSVP or for any questions, please call 213-740-6474 or email music.rsvp@usc.edu.

 

USC First-in-the-Family and Guardian Welcome Reception

Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

By invitation only. Welcome reception for families and guardian of first-year First-Gen college students at USC. For more information, email maryho@usc.edu.

 

Taste of ‘SC

Multiple On-Campus Dining Locations 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Experience our on-campus dining locations with FREE SAMPLES! Pick up a voucher from your residence hall to see the participating locations and collect a stamp from each location for a chance to win $100*! Taste of ‘SC is a great way to visit the locations where you can use your Dining Dollars. Follow us @ExperienceUSC on Instagram, the insider’s guide to all things #usc. *$100 on-campus dining gift certificate

 

Muslim Student Union Family Welcome

University Religious Center (URC) 203 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Come meet the Muslim Student Union and learn about our activities and upcoming events over a cup of chai and tasty snacks!

 

Residential College 1st Floor Meeting

See your Resident Assistant for locations 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

All first-year students will join their fellow residents for a 1st Floor Meeting hosted by their Resident Assistant. Residents will also get the opportunity to interact and meet other students that live on their floor! Important information about living on campus will be shared at this MANDATORY meeting.

 

Residential Education Welcome Event: Carnival

USC Village Great Lawn 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

First-year Residential College residents are invited to participate in a number of Welcome Events occurring across campus during their first night following move-in. Occurring at the USC Village Great Lawn, students will be able to participate in an outdoor Carnival with games, food, and more!

 

Residential Education Welcome Event: Casino Night

Parkside Lawn 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

First-year Residential College residents are invited to participate in a number of Welcome Events occurring across campus during their first night following move-in. Occurring at Parkside Lawn, students will be able to participate in an outdoor Casino and play games such as Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, and more!

 

Residential Education Welcome Event: Silent DJ Roller Rink

Pardee Lawn 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

First-year Residential College residents are invited to participate in a number of Welcome Events occurring across campus during their first night following move-in. Occurring at Pardee Lawn, students will be able to test out their roller skating skills on an outdoor roller rink accompanied by Silent DJs mixing music for all students to enjoy!

Thursday, August 16

New Student Convocation Breakfast

McCarthy Quad 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM

All new students and their parents are invited to attend this welcome breakfast prior to the New Student Convocation ceremony.

 

New Student Convocation Lineup and Procession

McCarthy Quad 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Students will receive their robes and line up with their academic school. All students need to be in McCarthy Quad at 8:15 a.m. to be a part of the Convocation procession.

 

New Student Convocation

Alumni Park 8:30 AM – 10:30AM

Your entry into the Trojan family begins with this annual address to all new students.

 

Academic Success with a Wellness Focus

Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) 101 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

College can be a confusing place, and when things get difficult, students sometimes feel that they must go it alone. The Office of Academic Review and Retention works with students to help them realize and achieve their personal, social, and academic goals. We understand that life happens at some point in a student’s academic career, so we use a wellness focus to discover how we can best meet the student’s needs by collaborating with our campus partners.

 

RAD New Student Welcome

Fisher Museum Courtyard 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Students are invited to attend our welcome reception to meet other incoming Roski Students as well as the Dean, Faculty, and Staff. Join us for lunch and some fun community building! Attendance is expected of all newly admitted Roski students.

 

SCA Undergraduate Welcome

Norris Theater 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM

The SCA New Student Welcome is your official introduction to the School of Cinematic Arts and the first step in your academic career. Attendance is expected. This is a SCA admitted student-only event.

 

Iovine & Young Academy New Student Welcome Lunch & Garage Orientation

The Garage (SKS 404) 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

A mandatory welcome event for all new Academy majors which will include an introduction to the Garage facilities and technology, as well as important Academy policies.

 

Marshall New Student Welcome

Pardee Lawn 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Marshall New Student Welcome is an informal reception where first-year Marshall and Leventhal students have the opportunity to meet Marshall School of Business faculty, staff, student organization leaders and fellow new students.

 

USC Thornton New Student Welcome Luncheon

Ramo Lawn 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Please join us for food, music, and a welcome from Dean Robert Cutietta. The luncheon is a great opportunity to meet other new students as well as the faculty and staff that you will work with during your time at USC. Please kindly reply by clicking on the following link so we can plan accordingly: https://tinyurl.com/TNSWL2018 (RSVP by August 9th). Looking forward to seeing you there and Fight On!

 

USC Annenberg New Student Assembly and Involvement Fair

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN) 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

All newly admitted USC Annenberg students are invited to hear from Dean Willow Bay, faculty and staff. The New Student Assembly at 11 a.m. is mandatory for all incoming Annenberg undergraduate students. Join us following the assembly at the Involvement Fair for lunch and learn about Annenberg Works, Civic Engagement, and International Programs. More than 30 student organizations and departments, including your academic and career advisors, will be there to help you get involved at USC Annenberg.

 

USC School of Architecture New Undergraduate Student Welcome

Watt Hall Courtyard 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Welcome newly-admitted undergraduate architecture students! As you embark on your new journey, we invite you to the School of Architecture for an opportunity to meet your fellow classmates, the Dean, faculty and staff, as well as returning students.

 

Health Promotion and Global Health Student Welcome Lunch

Davidson Conference Center, Vineyard Roo 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Students interested in making an impact on international health through careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health professions are invited to join fellow incoming students at the Health Promotion & Global Health New Student Welcome event. Come meet faculty, staff and continuing students in these academic programs while enjoying a nice lunch. Bring any questions you might have!

 

USC Dornsife New Student Welcome

TCC Ballroom 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

It’s time to celebrate you – the newest class of USC Dornsife students! All new Dornsife students are invited to meet faculty, academic advisors, and current students at the USC Dornsife New Student Welcome. Start your undergraduate experience by learning about study abroad options, research opportunities, internship programs, and service learning partnerships— all while meeting your fellow incoming Trojans. Lunch will be provided, so don’t miss out. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

USC School of Dramatic Arts New Student Welcome

Bing Theater (BIT) 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Welcome to the New Millennium! Join us. #TBTY2KSDA

 

Viterbi Undergraduate New Student Welcome

Epstein Family Plaza (E-Quad) 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

The annual Viterbi Undergraduate New Student Welcome will be held on Thursday, August 16th. We welcome Viterbi’s incoming freshman and transfer students with food, fun, games, class picture, and an opportunity to meet with Viterbi affiliated student organizations. An invitation will be sent out directly to new Viterbi students with RSVP information. Hope to see you there!

 

USC Price Undergraduate Welcome

TBD – An email announcement will be coming soon! 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Students are invited to attend our welcome reception to meet other incoming Price Students as well as Staff and Faculty, while having lunch and a little bit of fun!

 

Undecided/Undeclared New Student Welcome

AHF Lawn 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Welcome newly-admitted undeclared and undecided students! We invite you to join us for lunch and an opportunity to meet your fellow exploratory classmates as well as your academic advisors.

 

Foreign Language Placement Exams

Spanish: Taper Hall (THH) 102
French: Taper Hall (THH) 208
All others: TBA
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

The Dornsife Language Center will offer placement exams for the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek (Classical), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Russian, and Spanish. Please note that your USC ID is required and that there is no registration necessary. Please arrive 10 minutes before the exam starts. If you need testing accommodations, please contact the USC Office of Disability Services and Programs at least two weeks before the test date. For placement exams in Hebrew, contact the Jewish Studies Department through the Language Center website.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

Micro-Seminars

Various 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Ensure a good start to your academic experience — join one of our Welcome Week Micro-Seminars. These seminars offer an informal introduction to college-level discussions and an opportunity to explore a subject of mutual interest with a subject matter expert from the university community. Sign up for a Micro-Seminar here.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

RecFest

Intramural Field (Brittingham Field) 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Come celebrate USC sports, recreation and fitness at our Annual RecFest Event. Meet Club Sports representatives, get info on Intramural Sports and fitness programs. Join us for contests, giveaways, and live entertainment on Brittingham Field next to the McKay Center. USC Spirit Leaders, USC Song Girls, and many club teams will be featured.

 

USC Welcome Week Safety Presentation

Olin Hall (OHE) 122 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Meet officers from the USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) as they present information on

“What You Need To Know About Your Safety in the Trojan Community”

In Olin Hall (OHE) Room 122.

Don’t miss the opportunity for “FREE” pizza, soft drinks,

networking, and one-on-one communication with the DPS officers.

RSVP: dps.usc.edu

DPS will be raffling used bicycles at this event.

 

Welcome BBQ

McCarthy Quad 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Open to all first-year students with a dining plan, USC Residential Education and Hospitality are hosting a Welcome BBQ on McCarthy Quad. Come out to enjoy some food, music, and good company all around. This will be a ticketed event so be sure you receive a meal voucher from your Resident Assistant to attend. Make sure you also have your USC Card ID to be tracked for attendance!

 

SPARK! 13th Annual Visions and Voices Kickoff

Bovard Auditorium 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Kick off the 2018–19 academic year and the 13th season of Visions and Voices at SPARK! The event will open with an electrifying spoken word performance by two-time National Poetry Slam Champion Javon Johnson. Then, acclaimed dancers Lil Buck and Jon Boogz and other special guests will perform “Love Heals All Wounds,” which powerfully blends street dance and political theatre. A dance party and reception with DJs Urban Assault will follow. The event will include a welcome by Provost Michael Quick. Plus, attendees will receive FREE Visions and Voices T-shirts and bags! Doors open at 7:15 pm. Space is limited, so arrive early! Info at visionsandvoices.usc.edu

Friday, August 17

Nautical Science Program Promotional

Outside adjacent to Tommy Trojan 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

This is an opportunity for new students to learn about available classes in the field of the Nautical Sciences, as well as check out a small, 8 x 3 ft sailboat!

 

Air Force ROTC New Student Orientation

Fertitta Hall (JFF) 233 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This is an opportunity to learn more about the Airmen of Troy, the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC), meet faculty and current cadets, scholarship opportunities, and register/enroll for AFROTC classes. Learn about the different careers that are guaranteed upon graduation from USC! This is a great opportunity to come learn and ask questions if you are interested but not sure about joining yet! Attendance is mandatory for new Cadets.

 

Foreign Language Placement Exams

Spanish: Taper Hall (THH) 102
French: Taper Hall (THH) 208
All others: TBA
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Dornsife Language Center will offer placement exams for the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek (Classical), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Russian, and Spanish. Please note that your USC ID is required and that there is no registration necessary. Please arrive 10 minutes before the exam starts. If you need testing accommodations, please contact the USC Office of Disability Services and Programs at least two weeks before the test date. For placement exams in Hebrew, contact the Jewish Studies Department through the Language Center website.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for Freshmen

Doheny Memorial Library Room 241 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Freshmen new to USC are invited to participate in a crash course in library research as part of campus-wide Welcome Week activities. The goal of the orientation is for students to become acquainted with the library spaces, fundamental elements of research at the USC libraries such as database searching, locating books and print materials, and how to contact a librarian for research help.

 

Academic Review and Retention Open House

Figueroa Building (FIG) 107 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Come meet our fabulous team at the Office of Academic Review and Retention as we answer your questions about the academic counseling we provide, with a wellness focus.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd Hall (SGM) 123 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

Micro-Seminars

Various 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

This is the second day of micro-seminars. You will attend the same micro-seminar you attended on Thursday. Sign up for a Micro-Seminar here.

 

TransferMation Series: Strategies for Academic Success

Taper Hall (THH) 101 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

The Office of Undergraduate Programs will highlight the academic resources and support services on campus such as academic counseling, tutoring, testing, and tips for academic success at USC. The presentation will also inform students about special academic opportunities such as fellowships, undergraduate research, and USC’s scholar programs.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for Transfer Students

Doheny Memorial Library Room 241 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Transfer students new to USC are invited to participate in a crash course in library research. The goal of the orientation to provide transfer students an opportunity to connect with peers entering USC from other institutions, and give students a space to ask questions about USC library resources, including spaces, core elements of research at the USC libraries such as database searching, locating books and print materials, and how to contact a librarian for research help.

 

TransferMation Series: New Transfer Student Lunch

Founders Park 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Join us for lunch and mix with fellow new classmates and learn about the resources on campus for transfer students.

 

SCA Graduate Welcome

School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) 108 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The SCA Graduate Welcome is your official introduction to the School of Cinematic Arts and the first step in your academic career. Attendance is expected. This is a SCA admitted student-only event.

 

Personalized Campus Tours

Hahn Plaza AskMe Booth 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

You have your schedule and your books, and you are ready to go! Do you know where you are going? Bring your class schedule to the Ask Me Booth in Hahn Plaza, and a Tour Guide will show you where all your classes are and answer any of your last-minute questions.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

Federal Work-Study Job Fair

Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) Courtyard 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This job fair is designed to help students who have been awarded work-study as part of their financial aid package locate positions on campus to enhance their educational experience. Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages (paid) part-time community service with approved off-campus agencies, and employment with on-campus departments.

Federal Work-Study provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school, is available to undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, and are paid through a bi-weekly pay process, and are based on hours worked. Campus job openings are advertised on ConnectSC, a service of the Career Planning & Placement Center. Many USC departments accept walk-in applicants. In addition, the annual USC job fair is held the Friday before the first week of the Fall semester.

To register for the Job Fair, go to https://careers.usc.edu Register today and make plans to attend this important event if you are interested in working no more than 10-20 hours a week. For more information on Federal Work Study, contact the USC Office of Financial Aid at https://financialaid.usc.edu.

 

TransferMation Series: USC 101 Transfer Student Panel

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 124 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Current transfer students will discuss their experiences, share helpful tips regarding the ins and outs of USC, and give advice on how to successfully navigate USC’s social and academic environment.

 

LGBTQ+ Student Civil Rights

Leavey Library (LVL) 17 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

The University of Southern California is committed to being an inclusive and diverse community where all sexual and gender identities are celebrated. Please join Kegan Allee-Moawad, the Assistant Director of Title IX, for a conversation about how the university works to ensure that all students are treated equitably, and what students can do if they feel they have experienced any form of harassment. Students who attend can expect to leave with a better understanding of their rights, learn more about campus resources for LGBTQ+ students, and know who they can contact if they have future questions or concerns.

 

Thematic Option Kick-Off

Taper Hall (THH) 101 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Mandatory event for all Thematic Option freshmen. Check in at 1:30pm outside Taper Hall (THH). For more information, call USC Dornsife Honors Programs at (213) 740-2955.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for Freshmen

Doheny Memorial Library Room 241 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Freshmen new to USC are invited to participate in a crash course in library research as part of campus-wide Welcome Week activities. The goal of the orientation is for students to become acquainted with the library spaces, fundamental elements of research at the USC libraries such as database searching, locating books and print materials, and how to contact a librarian for research help.

 

TransferMation Series: Transfer Credit & Articulation Q&A

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 124 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This workshop will focus specifically on the transfer credit process, articulation, and petitions. Representatives from USC Undergraduate Transfer Credit Services will give an overview of the articulation process and transfer credit policies.

 

Marshall’s Career Workshop for Transfer Students

Fertitta Hall (JFF) LL-125 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Marshall Undergraduate Career Services will present a workshop exclusively for incoming Marshall and Leventhal transfer students to begin thinking of career paths and planning for their professional development.

 

QuSC: New LGBTQ+ Student Orientation

Leavey Library (LVL) 17 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

All incoming LGBTQ+ students, both undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to attend the official LGBTQ+ orientation QuSC! Following the LGBTQ+ Student Civil Rights workshop (from 1:00-1:45pm in the same location), join us for a brief introduction to our vibrant community, exciting activities, engaging conversation, and a panel of queer Trojans. This is a great opportunity to meet other students who are part of the LGBTQ+ community! Email lgbt@usc.edu with any questions.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling

Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) 123 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Intended to supplement the online loan counseling at studentloans.gov, the Cash Course covers basic money management tips, including effective budgeting, understanding credit and managing credit cards, reducing bank fees, borrowing loans responsibly and preventing identity theft. Attending the Cash Course is mandatory for undergraduates, who are borrowing from the Direct Loan program for the first time at USC and are attending USC in the fall of 2018.

 

Residential College Spirit Rally

Hahn Plaza 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

All first-year students will be able to participate in a traditional event, the Residential College Spirit Rally, lead by the USC Marching Band! Students will learn the USC Fight Song and other traditional game day chants and will process to the Galen Center for the Residential College Cup Opening Ceremonies at the Galen Center.

 

Residential College Cup Opening Ceremonies

Galen Center 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

All first-year Residential College students will participate in the launch of the Annual Residential College Cup! Students will compete for the first points in the College Cup and enjoy a speak and performance by Common!

 

Splash Bash presented by Rec Sports

Uytengsu Aquatic Center (Lyon Center) 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Come to the Trojan Splash Bash hosted by USC Recreational Sports. Meet your fellow Trojans, dance, swim and play pool games for prizes in our dive pool! Come dressed to dance, swim or either! Bring your USC ID.

Saturday, August 18

Friends & Neighbors Day

Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Friends & Neighbors Day program (FND) is one of our most popular community service programs. This program was born after the 1992 Los Angeles Riots as a way to connect student volunteers with local service organizations in meaningful ways. Students are introduced to incredible volunteer opportunities at various nonprofits throughout the Los Angeles area. Our goal is to inspire students, staff, and alumni to continue their passion for community service during their time here at USC and beyond. Participate in an event to meet new people and make an impact in your surrounding community! We hope that you have a great time at FND! Sign up for a project through the Volunteer Center website.

 

IFC Recruitment Kick-Off

TCC Ballroom 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Interested in joining an IFC Fraternity? Come join the USC Interfraternity Council for our Formal Introduction Day presentation as we kick off Fall 2018 Recruitment Week (August 18th – 25th). The IFC Executive Board will discuss the rules and procedures of recruitment and answer any questions you may have about the recruitment process. Additionally, each of our 19 organizations will introduce themselves and briefly share some information about their chapter. This event is for students who are eligible and previously registered for Fall Recruitment. Visit greeklife.usc.edu for more information on eligibility.

 

Residential Housing Association Summer Spectacular

Alumni Park 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This program serves as the kick-off event for Residential Housing Association! We will have food, inflatable games, giveaways, and a DJ! The event is completely free for all students living in USC Housing, and is a great way to get out and meet your fellow Trojans!

 

USC Black Alumni Association Pinning Ceremony

Argue Plaza 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The USC Black Alumni welcome for all newly admitted Black students held annually on an afternoon prior to classes in August, in the beautiful rose gardens of Argue Plaza. Noted USC Black Alumni, faculty, and staff provide historical context for the legacy of USC’s Black Trojans. The ceremony concludes with alumni and parents pinning our newly inspired Trojans with the symbols naming the attributes of the successful Trojan Scholar.

 

Welcome Back Carnival & Concert

McCarthy Quad 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Before the concert, come to the carnival, meet new people, and enjoy acting like a kid again! Come bounce around, play some games and get some snacks!

Immediately following the Carnival is the Welcome Back Concert, an exclusive show on McCarthy Quad complete with food trucks, vendors, and free goods from sponsors. Previous artists have included Katy Perry, White Panda, Nico and Vinz and Cashmere Cat, Post Malone, and more. Brought to you by the Concerts Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government.

Sunday, August 19

Explore LA Trips

Looking for a way to discover the hidden gems of Los Angeles? Want to learn how to navigate the Metro? Ready for an adventure in your new city? Led by Orientations Advisors, we have a wide variety of trips for you to enjoy. Space is limited! If the trip you want to attend is full, be sure to add your name to the waitlist. You’ll receive an email if a space becomes available. You should also take note of the meeting time and location. Show up on the day of the trip for the stand-by list!

Name Departure Return Description Meeting Location
Explore LA: Chinatown

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10:45 AM  3:00 PM Welcome to one of LA’s beautiful communities in Chinatown! Take a walk down Broadway as we tour the culturally rich and amazingly tasty shops. Breeze through the small markets selling everything from phone cases to pajamas to bubble tea. First, we’ll pass through the twin dragon gates, and as we continue you’ll see the Guan Yu Temple. We’ll walk through Saigon Market, stop for Cha Shao Bao (steamed pork buns) at Won Kok, and sit in one of the many plazas around the area. Students should bring water bottles, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes. Meet at Traveler
Explore LA: Culver City

FULL

 10:00 AM  3:00 PM Come take a funky trip with us to Culver City! We’ll start our adventure at the Museum of Jurassic Technology, where we’ll explore strange and eclectic art and artifacts from the “Lower Jurassic Period.” Next, we’ll stop at one of the most iconic places in all of California: In-N-Out Burger! Afterwards, we’ll take a stroll past some well-known landmarks in Culver City, including the Culver Hotel, Sony Studios, and Culver City Studios, and explore a trendy shopping area featuring foodie gems and some great photo ops. Students should wear walking shoes. Meet in front of Doheny
Explore LA: Grand Central Market & Downtown LA

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 11:00 AM  3:00 PM Join fellow Trojans as we take the Metro to downtown Los Angeles to immerse ourselves in the cultures of this city! Walk through Bunker Hill and the Financial District on our way to Grand Central Market, a unique collection of 20+ culinary vendors. Since 1917, the Grand Central Market has connected the ever-changing population of downtown Los Angeles through food, forming a flavorful, diverse community. Today, the Market’s mission still holds true: “From food, community.” Follow along for a taste of Los Angeles! Walking shoes are recommended. Meet in front of Doheny
Explore LA: Grand Central Market & Downtown LA

FULL

 10:15 AM  2:30 PM Join fellow Trojans as we take the Metro to downtown Los Angeles to immerse ourselves in the cultures of this city! Walk through Bunker Hill and the Financial District on our way to Grand Central Market, a unique collection of 20+ culinary vendors. Since 1917, the Grand Central Market has connected the ever-changing population of downtown Los Angeles through food, forming a flavorful, diverse community. Today, the Market’s mission still holds true: “From food, community.” Follow along for a taste of Los Angeles! Walking shoes are recommended. Meet in front of Bovard
Explore LA: Hollywood Walk of Fame

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 10:30 AM  3:00 PM Join us to explore some of the iconic sites of Hollywood! See the stars along the Walk of Fame and learn more about Los Angeles arts and culture, the historic Hollywood sign, as well as the many transportation and dining options available to USC students in the Hollywood area. Meet at Hecuba in the Village
Explore LA: Koreatown

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 10:00 AM  2:00 PM Join fellow incoming Trojans in taking the Metro train to Koreatown to explore one of LA’s most vibrant districts as a central hub for food and shopping. An Orientation Advisor will guide you through this historic area, which features a variety of delicious food options like Korean barbeque and shaved ice (or “bingsoo”) at Sul and Bean. In addition, students can shop at the Koreatown Plaza, a traditional bookstore and market. Students should wear walking shoes. Meet at Tommy Trojan
Explore LA: Little Tokyo & The Arts District

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 10:15 AM  2:30 PM Join other Trojans to explore two unique LA neighborhoods – Little Tokyo and the Arts District. Students will have the opportunity to explore local shops, discover foodie favorites, and visit a rooftop Japanese garden. Students should wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet at Traveler
Explore LA: Olvera Street & Union Station

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 12:00 PM  3:45 PM Meet other new students as you explore the “birthplace of Los Angeles” – Union Station and Olvera Street! An Orientation Advisor will guide students through Union Station, known as one of the “last great railway stations”, and make their way across the street to Olvera Street, a block of preserved early Californian life. Students can experience Mariachi music, Mexican folkloric dancers, street vendors, and see the oldest standing home in Los Angeles. Please note that some vendors are cash only. Meet at Tommy Trojan
Explore LA: Little Tokyo & The Arts District

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 11:00 AM  5:00 PM Join us as we travel to Little Tokyo and the Arts District! Grab a boba tea or Japanese dessert while walking the streets of Little Tokyo. Then, tour the Kyoto gardens and get lunch at one of the eateries in this Japanese haven before walking to the mural-lined streets of the Arts District. Capture insta-worthy memories in front of the incredible murals and sculptures, or explore the local shops before heading back to campus. Students should bring a water bottle and wear walking shoes. Given the amount of shops, snacking, and lunch options, we encourage students to bring money or pack a lunch for the trip. Meet at Tommy Trojan
Explore LA: Santa Monica

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 10:00 AM  3:00 PM Come take a trip to sunny Santa Monica! We’ll explore the renowned Santa Monica Pier where you can pass the time looking at the waves, riding the coast(ers), and catching coins in the arcade. Next we’ll head over to Joe’s Pizza, where the East and West Coast meet for some authentic NYC pizza at an authentic NYC price! From there we’ll head to 3rd Street Promenade for some cute photo ops and a window shopping experience! Meet in front of Parkside IRC
Explore LA: Santa Monica

FULL

10:30 AM  3:30 PM You’ve seen it in the movies! You’ve heard about it on TV! Come experience the famous city of Santa Monica and explore the boardwalk, 3rd Street Promenade, and much more. Visit the famous Umami Burger for lunch, play carnival games on the boardwalk, or just roll out a towel on the sand and spend an afternoon in the sun. Hear the waves crash and listen for the screams on the boardwalk roller coaster. Walk around and watch street performers dance, sing, play instruments, perform magic, and much more! If you’ve never been, it is a Los Angeles must! Meet in front of Parkside IRC
Explore LA: Universal Citywalk

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 10:00 AM  3:30 PM Take the Metro to Universal City with your fellow Trojans to experience the vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment district of Universal CityWalk! Learn about the history of Los Angeles and one of its oldest film studios, take a picture at the world-famous Universal Studios Globe, explore the 20+ shops and grab a bite to eat in one of the over 30 restaurants. Meet at Hecuba in the Village
Explore LA: Universal Citywalk

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 11:00 AM  4:30 PM Take the Metro to Universal City with your fellow Trojans to experience the vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment district of Universal CityWalk! Learn about the history of Los Angeles and one of its oldest film studios, take a picture at the world-famous Universal Studios Globe, explore the 20+ shops and grab a bite to eat in one of the over 30 restaurants. Meet at Hecuba in the Village
Explore LA: Santa Monica

FULL

 11:00 AM  4:00 PM Join other students as they explore Santa Monica! From Santa Monica Pier to Third Street Promenade to a variety of shops and restaurants in between, the trip not only highlights the history of Santa Monica, but the endless memories that can be created on the exploration. Meet in front of Parkside IRC

 

Asian Pacific American Student Welcome

Founders Park 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Are you a new incoming freshman or transfer student to USC? USC’s a big campus – but APASS is here to help you sort it out! The APA Student Welcome on Sunday, August 19, 2018 can help you discover great programs and organizations to get involved with. Discover the dynamic and diverse Asian Pacific American (APA) community at USC, meet other students, and make the most of your college experience! Register online at: https://apass.usc.edu/rsvp

 

Black and Latinx New Student Symposium

Taper Hall (THH) Various Rooms 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Black and Latinx New Student Symposium is a personalized student welcome geared toward Black and Latinx students, though all incoming students are welcome to attend. This is a unique opportunity for incoming freshman, transfer students, and graduate level students to learn about on campus involvement opportunities and resources to aid in your success at USC.

 

SChristian Connection

TCC Ballroom 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Come explore the rich spiritual communities of more than thirty USC affiliated Christian groups. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

QuASA/LGBTQ+ Welcome Back BBQ

Alumni Park (South Side) 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Join the USC Queer and Ally Student Assembly for food and friends. Meet LGBTQ+ students, staff and allies before classes start. Learn about getting involved in queer organizations on campus.

 

USC School of Architecture New Graduate Student Welcome

The Gamble House (off campus) 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Please join returning graduate students, faculty, and staff from the USC School of Architecture for the new graduate student welcome reception at the Gamble House in Pasadena. Dinner will be provided and tours of the historic Gamble House will be available. All incoming School of Architecture graduate students are welcome!

 

Welcome Back Comedy Show

Bovard Auditorium 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Laugh off the end of the summer with one of the most innovative comedians in the business. Past comedians include Jay Pharaoh, Kristen Schaal, Brad Wollack, Anjelah Johnson, and Joel McHale. Sponsored by the Special Events Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government.

Monday, August 20

Digital Studies at USC: Joining the Honors in Multimedia Scholarship Program

School of Cinematic Arts I (SCI) 108 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This information session introduces students to the Honors in Multimedia Scholarship Program, administered by the division of Media Arts + Practice in the School of Cinematic Arts. Open to students in all majors, the Honors program offers an opportunity to become a part of the next generation of digital innovators. Students learn to push the creative and critical boundaries of new media tools and to express their ideas through images, sound, video, networks and interactivity.

Tuesday, August 21

LGBT Resource Center Open House Brunch

Student Union Building (STU) 202C 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Come enjoy the food of our people… BRUNCH! We’ll be hosting our first ever open house brunch at the LGBT Resource Center, so come hungry (imagine warm breakfast foods, yum!). We invite all LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to stop by to meet the LGBTRC staff, learn more about our services & programs, and check out the newly renovated Lavender Lounge! This is a come-and-go event; you’re welcome to stay as long or as short as you’d like. Email lgbt@usc.edu with any questions.

 

Securing an Internship

Student Union Building (STU) B3 (Trojan Presentation Room) 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Are you interested in gaining hands-on, practical experience? Do you know how to successfully submit your application and interview with employers? Are you familiar with the different ways to learn about positions or organizations? Want to learn the tricks of the trade? If so, this workshop is for you! Reservations are requested for this event. To RSVP, log into connectSC, search for the event under “Events,” and click “RSVP.” Arrive early as check-in is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Free HIV Testing at USC Cultural Centers

Student Union Building (STU) 413 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

With a new academic year starting, it’s a perfect time to get tested! The USC Cultural Centers (Asian Pacific American Student Services, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, El Centro Chicano, and LGBT Resource Center) will be hosting AltaMed Health HIV Services to provide FREE rapid HIV testing for any student: all are welcome, and the testing is private and anonymous. Come learn your status (results in minutes!), get free condoms/lube, and win some giveaways! Feel free to email lgbt@usc.edu with any questions or concerns.

 

How Not to Be a Victim – An Introduction to Self-Defense

Physical Education Building (PED) 201 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

This is a simple introduction to the Self-Defense program at USC. The way we approach teaching self-defense is by evaluating what techniques we believe a smaller person can successfully implement against a larger attacker. Similarly, we try to modify techniques for different body types so that each student can make it work for them. Additionally, we work to create an environment that helps everyone grow emotionally; such as overcoming the victim mentality along with building self-confidence and a positive self-image.

 

Fall Open Floor 2018

McCarthy Quad 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kick off the FALL 2018 semester right and join us for the ultimate dance at USC fair and dance party, Fall Open Floor 2018 co-hosted by the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the Dance Club Council (DCC).

Wednesday, August 22

Involvement Fair – Day 1

Trousdale Parkway 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Want to get involved on campus but not sure where to start? The involvement fair should be one of your first stops! Representatives from over 400 student organizations and a number of university departments will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about getting involved at USC.

 

USC Esports, The Beginning of an Era

McCarthy Quad 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

On Wednesday, August 22, and Thursday, August 23, USC Esports will throw its first activation event at the University of Southern California as part of USC’s Welcome Week festivities! Sign up at our event to tryout for our new, official USC varsity League of Legends team or stay up to date with our events. Join us on both days to play ARAM games on a stage in the middle of McCarthy Quad with our varsity team, cosplayers and special guests from pro teams like Team Liquid! S+ Raffles such as jerseys worn by pro players Doublelift, Impact and Xmithie (which aren’t sold anywhere) are up for grabs with other awesome prizes! We’re featuring League of Legends cosplays from a fantastic line up that you may be familiar with! Enjoy a FREE afternoon lunch by providing food truck/farmer’s market vouchers to people who help us out on social media! Come learn about USC Esports and join us as we prepare for a new era.

 

Securing an Internship

Student Union (STU) B3 (Trojan Presentation Room) 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Are you interested in gaining hands-on, practical experience? Do you know how to successfully submit your application and interview with employers? Are you familiar with the different ways to learn about positions or organizations? Want to learn the tricks of the trade? If so, this workshop is for you! Reservations are requested for this event. To RSVP, log into connectSC, search for the event under “Events,” and click “RSVP.” Arrive early as check-in is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Football Practice

Howard Jones Practice Field 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

This is a chance to attend a USC Football Practice before the season kicks off! Meet the team and hear from Coach Helton after practice. First 100 students will receive a free hat. (Must download the USC Trojan Fever Rewards App to receive a hat)

 

Trojan Talk with Matrix Capital Management

Student Union (STU) B3 (Trojan Presentation Room) 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Matrix is looking at candidates interested in an internship for Summer 2019 in the Palo Alto office. Applicants should be interested in careers in investment management/hedge funds and understand the differences between careers in sell-side and buy-side finance. Students from all disciplines of study are invited to apply, but backgrounds in finance and Excel modeling are beneficial. Ideal candidates are driven individuals who are willing to learn and quickly understand new concepts. To RSVP, log into connectSC, search for the event under “Events,” and click “RSVP.” Arrive early as check-in is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

*If you do not attend the Trojan Talk, your resume will not be shared with the hosting organization and your absence will be noted by the employer.

For more information, check the employers interview schedule in the Jobs & Internships tab of connectSC.

 

LGBTQ+ Outdoor Movie Night

EF Hutton/Founders Park 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

All are welcome to join the Queer and Ally Student Assembly (QuASA) and the LGBT Resource Center for the 3rd annual LGBTQ+ Outdoor Movie Night, whether LGBTQ+ or ally! Come lay out on our comfy 50-foot rainbow flag to watch a great movie with friends and enjoy free candy/popcorn.

 

Late Night ‘SC Involvement Fair

Trousdale Parkway 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Want to get involved on campus but not sure where to start? The involvement fair should be one of your first stops! Representatives from over 400 student organizations and a number of university departments will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about getting involved at USC. This Late Night ‘SC edition of the fair will also include give aways and snacks!

Thursday, August 23

Involvement Fair – Day 2

Trousdale Parkway 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Want to get involved on campus but not sure where to start? The involvement fair should be one of your first stops! Representatives from over 400 student organizations and a number of university departments will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about getting involved at USC. Be sure to log-in to engageSC to learn more about student organizations and events taking place on campus!

 

USC Esports, The Beginning of an Era

McCarthy Quad 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

On Wednesday, August 22, and Thursday, August 23, USC Esports will throw its first activation event at the University of Southern California as part of USC’s Welcome Week festivities! Sign up at our event to tryout for our new, official USC varsity League of Legends team or stay up to date with our events. Join us on both days to play ARAM games on a stage in the middle of McCarthy Quad with our varsity team, cosplayers and special guests from pro teams like Team Liquid! S+ Raffles such as jerseys worn by pro players Doublelift, Impact and Xmithie (which aren’t sold anywhere) are up for grabs with other awesome prizes! We’re featuring League of Legends cosplays from a fantastic line up that you may be familiar with! Enjoy a FREE afternoon lunch by providing food truck/farmer’s market vouchers to people who help us out on social media! Come learn about USC Esports and join us as we prepare for a new era.

 

Asian Pacific American Student Services Open House

Student Union (STU) 410 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Interested in learning more about APASS? Join us for our Open House on Thursday, August 23rd from 2-4pm.

 

Welcome to USC Games Reception

School of Cinematic Arts I (SCI) 106 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Come PLAY GAMES and eat FREE FOOD with USC Games! Get to know one another as we welcome incoming freshmen, and welcome back continuing students and members of the USC Games community! Held at SCI in the SCA Complex, the event will feature a keynote presented by USC Games on the successes of last year as well as a peek into the future of USC Games. There will also be presentation by student organizations for students to learn about how to get involved with the community! See you there!

 

LGBTQ+ First-Year Advocacy Board (FAB) Meeting

LGBT Resource Center Lavender Lounge, Student Union (STU) 202C 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

All freshmen and transfer LGBTQ+ & ally students are welcome to come to the first meeting of the fabulous First-year Advocacy Board (FAB)! This will be a great opportunity to learn more about what FAB is and meet other LGBTQ+ first-year students. FAB is a unique student organization that helps students get involved, make new friendships, and coordinate their own events/programs. Plus, there is free dinner!

 

Great Lawn Cinema

USC Village Great Lawn 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Join Residential Education for kick off event for our Cardinal and Gold events with Great Lawn Cinema! Come for free food from various food trucks, meet vendors in the USC Village, and watch Avengers: Infinity War on the big blow up screen! Event open to all residents of USC Housing.

 

Late Night SC Presents Glow Yoga

USC Village Large Group Exercise Room 8:45 PM – 10:00 PM

Join Late Night SC and Recreational Sports for a night of glowing fitness! We will have glow paint beginning at 8:15 PM.

 

Late Night ‘SC Tommy Oke

Tommy’s Place 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Join Tommy’s Place and Late Night ‘SC for a night of Karaoke!

Friday, August 24

SC Esports Welcome LAN

OHE Room 540/542 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

If you’re a fan of competitive video games, come out to meet and greet new and old members of the SC Esports club in a friendly LAN event! We will be playing popular games such as League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Fortnite, Rocket League, PUBG, you name it! We have tons of games in the lab (though we recommend you bring your own mouse if possible). Whether you’re a freshman, transfer, undergrad, grad, professor, staff, faculty, or even guest, anyone is welcome to this event, so come by and meet your fellow gamers!

 

Crazy Rich Asians with APASS and ResEd

Meet in front of Birnkrant 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Join Residential Education and APASS for a Cardinal and Gold screening of Crazy Rich Asians! Watch Crazy Rich Asians with friends for free at LA Live, tickets and transportation included. Check out the APASS and Residential Education facebook for the interest link closer to the date. Please note that adding this event to your Welcome Week schedule does not secure you a spot.