Welcome Week 2019

Welcome Week 2019 events are added throughout the summer! All Welcome Week events are centered around one or more of the following Welcome Week values:

Community
Traditions
Support
Engagement
Wellbeing

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

  • 8/21, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/22, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/23, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Leavey Library

  • 8/21, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/22, 7:00am – 8:00am, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/23, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Lyon Center

  • 8/21, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/22, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/23, 9:15am – 4:45pm

University Village Plaza

  • 8/21, 8:00am – 4:45pm
  • 8/22, 9:15am – 4:45pm
  • 8/23, 9:15am – 4:45pm

Monday, August 19

McCarthy Move-In Day
McCarthy Honors Residential College (UVF)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Please take note of the early-in move in date for McCarthy Honors Residential College students. We will have tables set up for you to check in, pick up your McCarthy branded swag, and more! Look out for more details from USC Housing.

 

FRESHFEST
USC Hillel
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Tuesday, August 20)
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FRESHFEST is a retreat for incoming Jewish Trojans to meet fellow USC students, get tips from upperclassmen about campus life, move into your dorms early, and get a head start at USC. http://www.uschillel.org/uschillel/student-life/fresh-fest/

 

McCarthy Community Meeting
See Your RA – McCarthy Honors Residential College (UVF)
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Join your Resident Assistant (RA) and fellow peers for the first community meeting to learn more about your community and what to expect from your year in McCarthy! Check in with your Resident Assistant for your meeting location.

 

McCarthy Welcome Dinner
McClintock Lawn
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Join us for dinner, music, and a chance to get to know others in your community! Note: Dining Halls will be closed this evening.
*For McCarthy Honors Residential College students only

Tuesday, August 20

McCarthy Honors Retreat
On/Off-Campus Locations
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
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A full day of on and off campus exploring with your McCarthy Honors staff and peers! All meals and transportation will be covered.
*For McCarthy Honors residents only

 

Life of Bomber Aircrew: Military Aviation Opportunities for USC Students!
Grace Ford Salvatori Hall (GFS) Room 106
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Come meet a United States Air Force Major, who will present flying & aviation career opportunities for USC students! He will speak from his experience as a B-52 bomber aircrew 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 Airmen of Troy student organization.

Wednesday, August 21

Move-In Day

USC Roski School of Art & Design Move-In Day Lunch
Fisher Museum of Art Courtyard (Harris Hall)
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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Dean Haven Lin-Kirk welcomes new USC Roski students and their families to stop by for lunch and meet fellow students, families, faculty and staff.

 

USC Iovine and Young Academy Move-In Day Lunch
Iovine and Young Hall, Back Lawn
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
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New Iovine and Young Academy students and their families are invited to attend a lunch with Dean Erica Muhl, faculty, and staff to kick off the new year.

 

Student Internship/Career Opportunities in the Intelligence/National Defense Field
Grace Ford Salvatori Hall (GFS) Room 106
1:00 PM – 2:00 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 & 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 supervisor for the Air Force ROTC program at USC. All majors are invited, all students are invited! Co-hosted by the Airmen of Troy student organization.

 

Bank & Cell Phone Fair
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Representatives from various local banks and cell phone companies will be on-hand to assist students with opening new accounts.
Be sure to bring along the following items in order to open an account:

  • Visa/Passport
  • USCard
  • I-20 Form
  • United States Local Address
  • E-Mail Address
  • Cash or Credit/Debit Card for Payment

Prior to attending the Bank & Cell Phone Fair you may check the merchant websites to view available offerings:

 

Meet the Dean of USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Ramo Hall South Lawn
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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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 USC Kaufman leadership. Kindly RSVP by August 14, 2019 to rsvpkaufman@usc.edu or (213) 821-6712.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for New Freshmen Students
Doheny Memorial Library (DML) 240
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Freshmen new to USC are invited to participate in a crash course in library research. 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.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Taper Hall (THH) 301
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 2019.

 

USC School of Architecture Ice Cream Social
Watt Hall Courtyard
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
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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. This event is open only to new undergraduate students to the School of Architecture. RSVP required.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for New Freshmen Students
Doheny Memorial Library (DML) 240
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Freshmen new to USC are invited to participate in a crash course in library research. 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.

 

Crash Course in Library Research for Transfer Students
Doheny Memorial Library (DML) 241
3:00 PM – 3:50 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.

 

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Move-In Day Reception
Andrus Gerontology Center (GER) 116
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
community

Please join us for the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Move-In Day Reception that will be held on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 in the Andrus Gerontology Center Student Lounge (Room 116) from 3 pm-5 pm. This will be an opportunity for new undergraduate students and their families to meet one another.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Taper Hall (THH) 301
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 2019.

 

USC Price Move-In Day Reception
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall (RGL) – Franklin Courtyard
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
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Join Dean Jack Knott and new and returning USC Price families for the annual tradition of celebrating the start of a new academic year at our Move-In Day Reception! Enjoy refreshments as you connect with your Price family and meet fellow students, faculty and staff who will be available to answer your questions. Group photos will be taken to commemorate the special occasion. Please RSVP at https://priceschool.usc.edu/move-in-reception/. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Muslim Student Union Family Welcome
University Religious Center (URC) 107
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
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The Muslim Student Union at USC welcomes the families of newly admitted Muslim freshmen and transfer students for a welcome reception on Move-In Day! Join us to learn more about the religious, academic, and social resources that the MSU has to offer! Current MSU members are welcome to attend as well, and they will be there to answer questions and to socialize. Food & refreshments will be served.

 

Experience USC | Campus Dining
Multiple on-campus dining venues
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Experience USC by taking a tour through our on campus dining locations. Free samples of our delicious campus favorites will be available for you to try!

 

First in the Family Reception
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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This reception is for new first-generation students and their families. Please join us for a warm welcome from USC students, faculty, and staff to learn more about support for first-generation students at USC. You must add the event to your schedule and fill out this brief form  as your RSVP. The event schedule is as follows:
5:00-5:30 – Check-In
5:30-6:00 – Food and Refreshments Served
6-6:45 – Speakers and Panels
6:45-7:00 – Closing

 

RA Floor Dinners
Various – See your RA!
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join your RA and get to know your neighbors at your first dinner on campus! See your RA at move-in for a meet-up spot and dining location (Parkside Restaurant, Everybody’s Kitchen, or USC Village Dining Hall).

 

ResEd Community Meetings
Various – See your RA!
7:30 – 8:30 PM
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Learn all about life in your residential college/community! Get to know your neighbors, become familiar with your new home, and receive important information from your RA. Immediately following, your RAs will lead first-year students over to the Residential College Cup Opening Ceremony and continuing students over to Great Lawn Cinema!

 

Great Lawn Cinema
USC Village Great Lawn
8:30 PM – 12:00 AM
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Welcome back, continuing residents! Immediately following your First Community Meeting, join fellow continuing students for Great Lawn Cinema! We’ll show a newly released movie, provide refreshments, and give you the chance to meet other continuing students.

**This event is for continuing students living in the Village, Cardinal Gardens, Century, and Graduate & Family Housing

 

Residential College Cup Opening Ceremony
Galen Center
8:30 PM – 12:00 AM
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Immediately following your RA Floor Meetings, join all 3500 first-year residential students for the Residential College Cup Opening Ceremony – the kick-off for the fourth annual Residential College Cup competition! You’ll learn what the Residential College Cup is, how to earn points toward your residential college, and participate in your first event – hilarious minute-to-win-it games! You’ll leave inspired to make the most of your USC experience, and more connected to your residential college and the Trojan Family.

Thursday, August 22

New Student Convocation Breakfast
McCarthy Quad
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
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All new students and their parents are invited to attend this welcome breakfast prior to the New Student Convocation ceremony. Free parking is available for guests attending convocation. Be certain to obtain a parking pass from the entrance gate and obey all posted regulations.

 

New Student Convocation Lineup and Procession
McCarthy Quad
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
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Students will receive their robes and line up with their academic school. All students need to be in McCarthy Quad at 8:15 AM to be a part of the Convocation procession.

 

New Student Convocation
Alumni Park
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
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Your entry into the Trojan family begins with this annual address to all new students.
*Free parking is available for guests attending convocation. Be certain to obtain a parking pass from the entrance gate and obey all posted regulations.

 

SCA Undergraduate Welcome
Norris Theater
10:45 AM – 2:15 PM
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This is the official undergraduate welcome for students admitted into the School of Cinematic Arts. An opportunity to meet the SCA Deans, Chairs, Faculty and hear from current students regarding our programs of study. Lunch will be provided and student organization representatives on hand. This is an admitted student-only event.

 

USC Annenberg New Student Assembly and Involvement Fair
Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN)
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
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All newly admitted USC Annenberg students are invited to hear from Dean Willow Bay, faculty and staff. The New Student Assembly at 11:00 am 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 Iovine and Young Academy New Student Orientation & Lunch
Iovine and Young Hall (IYH)
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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This is a mandatory event for new Academy majors, where students will be introduced to the Academy staff and important policies. Lunch will be provided.

 

USC School of Architecture New Undergraduate Student Welcome
Watt Hall Courtyard
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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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. This event is only open to new undergraduate students to the School of Architecture. RSVP is required.

 

School of Dramatic Arts New Student Welcome Lunch
Bing Theatre
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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We welcome all incoming freshman and transfer students to the USC School of Dramatic Arts to join us for our annual New Student Welcome. This event will provide the opportunity for you to meet faculty and staff of SDA along with your new fellow classmates.

 

RAD New Student Welcome
Fisher Courtyard
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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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.

 

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology New Student Orientation
Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center Courtyard
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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With fall classes beginning on Monday, August 26, the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology would like to send you the formal invitation to the our New Student Orientation! This is a great opportunity for you to meet all the other students starting in your program, as well as continuing students, the school faculty, and staff. Again the date will be on Thursday, August 22 between 11am to 2pm, with optional events until 4pm after the formal orientation is over (including a tour of the Davis School and assistance with course registration if still needed). Check-in starts at 10:30am. Lunch will be served. The orientation’s agenda and further information will shared via email closer to the orientation date. Please RSVP by Monday, August 5.

 

USC Dornsife New Student Welcome
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
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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. Food will be provided, so don’t miss out. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Health Promotion and Global Health Program – New Student Welcome
Davidson Conference Room — Vineyard Room
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
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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 lunch. Come meet faculty, staff and continuing students in these academic programs while enjoying a nice lunch and bring any questions you might have!

 

Marshall New Student Welcome
Pardee Lawn
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
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The USC Marshall School of Business invites all newly admitted first-year freshman and transfer students to our annual New Student Welcome. Come relax, play a few games, and learn all about what Marshall has to offer. Student organizations will be present to help you get involved, as well as representatives from several Marshall Departments to answer any questions. There will be giveaways, food, and resources to help kick-start your first-year. We hope to see you there! #FightOn

 

Viterbi Undergraduate New Student Welcome
Epstein Family Plaza (E-Quad)
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
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The annual Viterbi Undergraduate New Student Welcome will be held on Thursday, August 22nd. We welcome Viterbi’s incoming freshman and transfer students with food, fun, games, and a class picture. Meet faculty, staff, and student organizations. An invitation will be sent out directly to new Viterbi students with RSVP information. Hope to see you there!

 

USC Price New Student Welcome
Franklin Courtyard (Between RGL and VPD)
12:00 – 2:00 PM
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A great opportunity to meet your fellow classmates and Price leadership while trying out some good eats on campus and possibly walking away with some raffle prizes! Dress Code: Casual (USC Swag a plus)

 

Undecided/Undeclared New Student Welcome
Hancock Foundation Building (AHF) Lawn
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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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.

 

Career Opportunities in the United States Air Force
Grace Ford Salvatori (GFS) Hall Room 106
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Did you know that 98% of United States Air Force Officers do NOT fly airplanes? Many Air Force ROTC Cadets graduate to become engineers, public affairs specialists, meteorologists, financial officers, psychologists, and more! Come meet a current Faculty member of the Aerospace Studies Department and Active Duty Major in the United States Air Force who will present the various career opportunities in the Air Force. He will speak from his experience flying in the B-52 bomber aircraft and supervisor for the Air Force ROTC program at USC. All majors are invited, all students are invited! Co-hosted by the Airmen of Troy student organization. Email us AFROTCDET060@ROTC.USC.EDU.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Mudd Hall (MHP) 101
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 2019.

 

Foreign Language Placement Exam
Taper Hall (THH) – Various
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. All exams will take place in Taper Hall (THH).
Exam rooms are as follows:

  • Spanish – THH 201
  • French – THH 301
  • All other languages – THH B6

Please note: USC ID is required. No registration is necessary. There is no registration fee. Arrive 10 minutes before exam starts. The exam can take up to 2 hours, so plan accordingly. 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 Jewish Studies. For Portuguese, contact the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Check the Language Center website for all the details.

 

Viterbi Undergraduate Get Connected! Involvement Fair
Vivian Hall (VHE) Breezeway
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
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Would you like to join a club, organization or design team? There will be plenty of booths for you to choose from! All you have to do is walk up and start talking with a representative to learn more about them. You are bound to find at least one club, organization or design team that’s right for you, or you can just attend to learn more about the different clubs and resources that Viterbi has to offer. Hope to see you there!

 

USC Micro-Seminars
Various
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
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Micro-seminars are mini-workshops or small-group sessions that highlight a specialized topic in a short time. Limited to two 90-minute sessions, these seminars are designed to give you the chance to meet one faculty member in an informal setting and engage in an academic environment before regular classes begin. Attendance for most seminars is limited to just 20 students to ensure thoughtful discussion and the opportunity to meet peers with similar interests. Faculty from across all schools and disciplines at USC are leading a micro-seminar. Topics can range from scientific research, current political issues, arts and literature, or the cultural diversity of Los Angeles. While you may attend a seminar that jump-starts your fields of study, you are not required to sign up for a seminar based on your major. This is learning for the sake of learning, so there is no required homework or grading. Spots are limited! To sign up for a Micro-Seminar, visit: https://sait.usc.edu/microseminar/

 

Academic Success with a Wellness Focus
Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) Hall 101
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
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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.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Mudd Hall (MHP) 101
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 2019.

 

Real Talk with Trojan Support
TCC – The Rosen Family Screening Theatre
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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The event will be an introduction to TrojanSupport, USC’s first ever peer-counseling program for incoming students. We will be partnering with BigTalk, a non-profit that has recently made waves in discussion surrounding mental health. The main focus of this event is to introduce TrojanSupport as a resource to all students in the USC community. Students who come will be able to not only learn about TrojanSupport but also about many other resources on campus, as we are quite connected with the mental health resources here at USC.

 

Rec Fest
Brittingham Field
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
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Stop by Brittingham Field to see all that Recreational Sports has to offer. Connect with club sports teams, get information about intramural sports, check out our fitness programs and learn about job opportunities. Special Guests include the World Famous USC Song Girls, USC Spirit and Traveler.

 

Residential College Welcome BBQ
McCarthy Quad
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Dinner time! All first-year residential college students will enjoy a delicious feast provided by USC Hospitality, music, and more. Make sure to bring your USC ID with your residential college ID sticker attached, and be prepared to swipe in for attendance.


SPARK! 14th Annual Visions and Voices Kickoff
Bovard Auditorium
7:15 PM – 9:00 PM
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Kick off the 2019–20 academic year and the 14th season of Visions and Voices, and pick up a free Visions and Voices T-shirt and bag, at SPARK! The evening will open with an electrifying spoken word performance by three-time National Poetry Slam champion Javon Johnson. Then, Versa-Style Dance Company will mash up the vintage sounds of R&B and Motown with exuberant hip hop dance to explore the roots of inequalities and hardships in today’s volatile social climate in their powerful show, Box of Hope. The award-winning dance company will push the boundaries of traditional hip hop dance, explore the complex realities and personal landscapes of Los Angeles, and, above all, bring a sense of understanding and hope for all people. After the show, stick around for a dance party and reception featuring DJs Urban Assault (aka Faust and Shortee). Admission is free and open to USC students only. Line up and get a wristband at the event check-in on Trousdale Parkway in front of Bovard Auditorium. Wristbands, shirts, and bags will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Arrive early!

 

RHA Presents: Let’s Glow Wild!
Pardee Lawn
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
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Glow in the dark activities, meet the Residential Housing Association (RHA), and more!
*Open to all USC Housing residents*

Friday, August 23

Air Force ROTC New Student Orientation & Information Session
Grace Salvatori Hall (GFS) Room 106
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This is an opportunity to learn more about the Airmen of Troy, or 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.

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Harris Hall (HAR) 101
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 2019.

 

SCA Graduate Welcome
School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) 108
11:45 AM – 5:00 PM

This is the official graduate welcome for admitted students to the School of Cinematic Arts. An opportunity to meet and hear from our SCA Deans, Chairs, Faculty and Current students, attendance is expected. Lunch will be included and no RSVP is required.

 

Foreign Language Placement Exam
Taper Hall (THH) – Various
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. All exams will take place in Taper Hall (THH).
Exam rooms are as follows:

  • Spanish – THH 101
  • French – THH 201
  • All other languages – THH B6

Please note: USC ID is required. No registration is necessary. There is no registration fee. Arrive 10 minutes before exam starts. The exam can take up to 2 hours, so plan accordingly. 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 Jewish Studies. For Portuguese, contact the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Check the Language Center website for all the details.

 

USC Micro-Seminars
Various
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
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On Friday, you will attend the same Micro-seminar as on Thursday. Micro-seminars are mini-workshops or small-group sessions that highlight a specialized topic in a short time. Limited to two 90-minute sessions, these seminars are designed to give you the chance to meet one faculty member in an informal setting and engage in an academic environment before regular classes begin. Attendance for most seminars is limited to just 20 students to ensure thoughtful discussion and the opportunity to meet peers with similar interests. Faculty from across all schools and disciplines at USC are leading a micro-seminar. Topics can range from scientific research, current political issues, arts and literature, or the cultural diversity of Los Angeles. While you may attend a seminar that jump-starts your fields of study, you are not required to sign up for a seminar based on your major. This is learning for the sake of learning, so there is no required homework or grading. Spots are limited! To sign up for a Micro-Seminar, visit: https://sait.usc.edu/microseminar/

 

Fall 2019 TransferMation Series
Seeley G. Mudd (SGM) Room 124
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
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Join us for lunch, mix with fellow new classmates, and learn about the resources on campus for transfer students. In addition, we will have transfer student panelists who will discuss their experiences, share helpful tips and advice on how to successfully navigate USC’s social and academic environment. We will also have a representative from USC Undergraduate Transfer Credit Services providing students with an overview of the articulation and transfer credit policies. Please see below the schedule of events. Our staff and current students look forward to assisting you here at USC! Fight On!

Please RSVP by adding this event to your personalized Welcome Week schedule!
Lunch: 11:30am-12:00pm
USC 101: Transfer Student Panel: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Transfer Credit and Articulation Q&A: 1:00pm-2:00pm

 

Cash Course: Mandatory Entrance Loan Counseling
Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) 101
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 2019.

 

LGBTQ+ Student Civil Rights Workshop
Waite Phillips Hall (WPH) B27
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 Tsasia Mercado and Lauren Elan Helsper from 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.

 

Federal Work-Study Job Fair
VKC Courtyard
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
community

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. The fair will be held on August 23, 2019 in the Von Kleinsmid Center (VKC) Courtyard from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Students, RSVP on connectSC (https://shibboleth-usc-csm.symplicity.com/sso/) to see what employers will be attending.
Don’t have work-study? More information about finding jobs on campus:- https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/find-on-campus-jobs/
More information on work-study qualification: https://financialaid.usc.edu/undergraduates/continuing/your-next-steps.html
Questions? Contact Fatima Khalil or Esmerelda Bravo-Bonilla at (213) 740-4004; hrcwsp@usc.edu or Daisy Ramos at daisyame@usc.edu; (213) 740‑1171.

 

Thematic Option Kickoff Event
Taper Hall of Humanities (THH) Room 101
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
community
This is a mandatory welcome event for all Thematic Option students. Meet your fall TO faculty and your colleagues at your first CORE 102 lecture! Check-in outside Taper Hall at the Trousdale Parkway entrance.

 

QuSC: New LGBTQ+ Student Orientation
Waite Phillips Hall (WPH) B27
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
community
All incoming LGBTQ+ students, both undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to attend the official LGBTQ+ orientation QuSC! Join us for a brief introduction to our vibrant community, exciting activities, FOOD, 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 Building (SGM) 124
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 2019.

 

The Queer Graduate Alliance’s LGBTQ+ Graduate Student Welcome Mixer
The Lab Gastropub
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
traditionscommunity
The Queer Graduate Alliance invites all LGBTQ+ and ally graduate students for our opening mixer at the Lab Gastropub. Come to chat, mingle, and get to know the USC Queer Community — this is a opportunity to make new friends! For menu and pricing information, please visit (https://thelab.usc.edu/eat/). Hope you can join us!

 

Residential College Spirit Rally
Hahn Plaza
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
community
Starting at 6:00 PM, follow your RA and community to Hahn Plaza (by Tommy Trojan!) where you’ll receive an official welcome from the Trojan Marching Band. Learn songs, cheers, and get pumped for Welcome Festivities immediately following at the USC Village Great Lawn. Bring your USC ID card with you.

 

ResEd Welcome Festivities
USC Village Great Lawn
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
community

Immediately following the Spirit Rally at Hahn Plaza, come over to the Great Lawn for an unforgettable welcome event. Enjoy food trucks, carnival games, inflatables, a DJ, prizes, and more! Must swipe in with USC ID card (must have residential college sticker or know USC ID # and Housing assignment for verification).
*Open to all USC Housing residents*

 

Splash Bash
Uytengsu Aquatics Center (UAC)
9:00 PM – 12:30 AM
traditionscommunity
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 Olympic pool! Special performance by DJ Mal-Ski, the official DJ for the LA Rams, USC Trojan Athletics, and DJ at The Grammy Awards. Come dressed to dance, swim or either!

Current USC Students can get an event wristband the following days and times:
Thursday, August 22 at RecFest (Brittingham Field), from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Friday, August 23 at the Lyon Center, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM or 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Enter at the Lyon Center, no bags allowed. 

Saturday, August 24

Friends & Neighbors Day
Alumni Park
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
community

Friends & Neighbors Day (FND) is one of the easiest ways to introduce yourself to service work at USC. One Saturday per month, we gather hundreds of USC students together on campus for a free breakfast in the morning, and then send them out in volunteer groups to nonprofits all over the Los Angeles area. Volunteers get to work on all different types of projects that benefit subjects like Beautification, Animal Advocacy, Youth & Education, Hunger & Poverty, and Community Gardening. At FND you’ll work with our community partners and learn about the challenges they face, and then come back to USC for a free volunteer lunch! FND is a great way to get connected to your new community and to meet fellow Trojans who are passionate about service! Don’t forget to fill out our registration link below in order to attend! Register here: https://bit.ly/2Y3IwJQ

 

Encounter Retreat – USC Catholic Caruso Center
Catholic Caruso Center
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Sunday, August 25)
community
Please join us for our Encounter Retreat from August 24 to 25. This is a retreat designed especially for USC incoming freshman and transfer students! The number one fear for incoming college students is whether or not you will make friends and find community. At the CC, we want to help alleviate this fear and help you form authentic friendships at our annual Encounter Retreat!

 

Late Night ‘SC Welcome Back Concert
McCarthy Quad
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
community
USC’s annual Welcome Back Concert. Our lips are sealed for now on who’s performing, but let’s just say our acts are gonna tear the haus down…

 

Sunday, August 25

Explore LA

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, so reserve your spot quickly in order to ensure a fun-filled Sunday! Sign up for a trip by adding it to your Welcome Week schedule. 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! All students must complete and return a liability waiver in order to go on the trip. Students who will not be 18 years old by the trip date must have their parents or guardian sign the waiver where indicated. After you successfully register for a trip, you will receive a confirmation email with the waiver attached.

  • Explore LA: Culver City FULL
    Meet in front of Doheny Library (DML)
    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. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Olvera Street & Union Station FULL
    Meet in front of Everybody’s Kitchen (EVK)
    10:00 AM – 1:45 PM
    Take a trip with us on the Metro and explore both the beautiful Union Station and the historic Olvera Street (Placita Olvera). Union Station is the perfect location for new Trojans to come and explore to get a better understanding of transportation in Los Angeles. Right across the street, you can find the Placita Olvera, which is home to 9 museums, historic buildings and murals, a vibrant market, and some great restaurants. Come and explore a place with a rich, beautiful history. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Santa Monica FULL
    Meet in front of Parkside IRC
    10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Come explore Santa Monica, one of LA’s most popular beaches. Orientation Advisors will take you to shopping centers such as Santa Monica Place and the Third Street Promenade. You’ll be able to eat delicious food, shop at a variety of stores, and see some incredible street performances. After exploring the shopping centers, we will head down to the Santa Monica Pier to spend some time at the beach. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Universal Citywalk FULL
    Meet in front of Hecuba in the Village
    10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Join your fellow Trojans on a trip through the Metro system to Universal Citywalk, one of LA’s most popular destinations. Orientation Advisors will guide you through the hot spots of Citywalk and you will explore the over sixty shops and restaurants there. Citywalk, which is connected to the Universal Studios amusement park, houses the only Voodoo Doughnuts outside of Oregon, an IMax movie theater, Hard Rock Café, the LA Sock Market and many more spaces. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the iconic King Kong and Hard Rock Guitar statues and take pictures by the Universal Globe. This trip is one that you will not want to miss! Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Grand Central Market & Downtown LA FULL
    Meet in front of Bovard Auditorium
    10:15 AM – 2:30 PM
    Come and take this amazing trip to Downtown LA with us! Downtown, the skyline of the city, oversees the development of LA since its foundation, and we want to walk you through DTLA to help you experience the rich history of the city of Los Angeles. We will get off the metro at Pershing Square and explore this historic park. Then we’ll walk to Grand Central Market and pass fun sights like the Bradbury Building and Angel’s Flight. At Grand Central Market there are many different food options where we can have lunch. We will end our trip at The Last Bookstore, a fun trendy spot to take pictures and see some intriguing books. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Little Tokyo & The Arts District FULL
    Meet in front of Traveler, across from Tommy Trojan
    10:15 AM – 2:30 PM
    Come see LA’s most artsy, photogenic neighborhood: Little Tokyo and the Arts District! Orientation Advisors will lead you through a plaza filled with cheap food, cute shops, and sweet treats (boba included), and bring you to beautiful sights such as a garden, tea house, and Japanese dollar store. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Culver City FULL
    Meet in front of Doheny Library (DML)
    10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
    Looking for some inspiration for a creative semester at USC? Start with an energizing Explore LA tour in Culver City, where your Orientation Advisors will guide you through personal development exercises as well as tours around the city to embrace the creative energy that surrounds LA. These include sites like the Museum of Jurassic Technology, the Culver Hotel, Sony Studios, Culver City Studios, and PLATFORM, a trendy shopping area. We will learn how to navigate public transportation, reflect on personal goals, and appreciate unique sites in Culver City. We will stop for lunch at In-N-Out Burger. Bring your camera, sketch book, and an open-mind. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Hollywood Walk of Fame FULL
    Meet in front of Hecuba in the Village
    10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
    Start your time in Los Angeles with a trip to Hollywood. Find your favorite stars along the Walk of Fame and see their handprints at the TCL Chinese Theater. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of one of LA’s busiest tourist spots! Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Santa Monica FULL
    Meet in front of Parkside IRC
    10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
    Join your Orientation Advisors in exploring the area around one of Los Angeles’s most famous beaches! We’ll walk through a beautiful park and then head to Santa Monica’s famous pier, where there will be some great photo ops. After that, we’ll walk through a trendy area with lots of shops and restaurants. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Chinatown FULL
    Meet at Traveler, in front of Tommy Trojan
    10:45 AM – 3:00 PM
    Come and join your fellow Trojans on a trip to LA’s Chinatown! You will go on an exciting journey to the historic Chinatown that was built in the 1930s and still is the home to more than 15,000 residents. You will have opportunities to eat at great restaurants, have delicious desserts, shop at cute little shops, visit art galleries, enjoy many traditional Chinese live performances, and explore many famous landmark: Central Plaza, Far East Plaza, Chung King Road, and Blossom Plaza, to name a few. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Hollywood Walk of Fame FULL
    Meet in front of Leavey Library (LVL)
    10:45 AM – 3:15 PM
    What a better way to kick-off your move to Los Angeles than visiting world-renowned Hollywood, California? Catch a glimpse of the names of your favorite celebrities engraved on stars as you stroll along the Walk of Fame you thought only existed in movies. Peruse Hollywood & Highland, a multi-story shopping and entertainment complex where “every great Hollywood memory begins.” Pass by famous theatres such as El Capitan and the Chinese Theatre. We’ll have lunch at In-N-Out, a cult classic and favorite in Southern California. Afterward, we’ll head to Amoeba Music, the world’s largest independent record store with a fascinating collection of vinyls, videos, CDs, posters, stickers, cards, T-shirts, and other merchandise. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Little Tokyo & The Arts District FULL
    Meet in front of Tommy Trojan
    11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Join your Orientation Advisors for an artsy adventure in Little Tokyo, the Art District, and more! With the help of the Metro system in Los Angeles, we will explore the beauty of Japanese culture, enjoy delicious food, and find more surprises in this cultural gem in Downtown Los Angeles. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Santa Monica FULL
    Meet in front of Parkside IRC
    11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Join your summer Orientation Advisors Anna and Kelly for an awesome trip to the iconic Santa Monica Beach. We’ll start our adventure by meeting at Tommy Trojan at the center of campus to walk to the metro together, then take a short ride down to the beach. Once we are there we’ll stop and grab some delicious food at many of the great places to eat on the Third Street Promenade. Students will also have time to explore the many different shops and attractions on the Promenade. From there, we will all walk down to the Pier to explore the many things it has to offer: from the arcade to the iconic yellow roller coaster, students will have nothing but fun. This will also be an opportunity for students to head on down to the refreshing waters of the Pacific Ocean and soak in the hot California sun on the famous Santa Monica beach. Swimsuits and beach towels are encouraged but not required. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Universal Citywalk FULL
    Meet in front of Hecuba in the Village
    11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Join your fellow Trojans in taking the Metro to visit one of LA’s most exciting tourist sites filled with restaurants, stores, and attractions. City Walk is connected to the well-known amusement park, Universal Studios. You will visit the very place Justin Bieber filmed his “Baby” video along with other famous celebrities. You will be able to not only eat some delicious food, but visit stores to buy souvenirs or even clothing! This trip will go down in the books! Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Explore LA: Olvera Street & Union Station FULL
    Meet in front of Tommy Trojan
    12:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Take a trip with us on the Metro and explore both the beautiful Union Station and the historic Olvera Street (Placita Olvera). Union Station is the perfect location for new Trojans to come and explore to get a better understanding of transportation in Los Angeles. Right across the street, you can find the Placita Olvera, which is home to 9 museums, historic buildings and murals, a vibrant market, and some great restaurants. Come and explore a place with a rich, beautiful history. Metro train fare is provided. Food, souvenir, and entertainment expenses are your responsibility. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.

 

Christian Connection
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Christian Life Fair – Meet students and leaders of over 50 Christian student organizations on campus.

 

QuASA LGBTQ+ Welcome Back BBQ
Alumni Park
4:00 – 6:00 PM

Join the USC Queer and Ally Student Assembly (QuASA) for BBQ (vegetarian/vegan options included) and friends. Meet LGBTQ+ students, staff and allies before classes start. Learn about getting involved in queer organizations on campus! Email lgbt@usc.edu with any questions.

Monday, August 26

First Day of Fall Semester

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00 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! RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis. http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

Tuesday, August 27

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

LGBT Resource Center Open House Brunch
LGBT Resource Center, Student Union (STU) 202C
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Come enjoy the food of our people… BRUNCH! We’ll be hosting our second annual 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 our campus-renowned 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.

 

Viterbi Undergraduate Transfer Student BBQ
Powell Hall (PHE) / Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL) Lawn
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

All new Viterbi Transfer students are invited to the New Transfer Student BBQ. Mix and mingle with new and returning Viterbi transfer students, get to know Viterbi staff, and learn about programs and resources. An invitation will be sent out directly to new Viterbi students with RSVP information. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Social Impact Involvement Fair
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) The Forum
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The 2019 Social Impact Involvement Fair is USC’s first involvement fair centered around creating social change through different facets of outreach and service. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 27 from Noon to 2pm in the TCC Forum, and it will feature a keynote speech from Adlai Wertman at the beginning of the event, as well as booths from a variety of student organizations and chapters dedicated to bettering the greater Los Angeles community and beyond. Some attending orgs include LACI, Troy Camp and Code the Change. Stop by to learn more about opportunities in social impacts/volunteerism/nonprofits!

 

Marshall FYE: From Recruiting to E-boards – Navigating Marshall Student Organizations
Ground Zero
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how you can take advantage of Marshall’s extensive student organization network. Hear from an outstanding panel of student org leaders and members!

 

Kaufman Open Floor
McCarthy Quad
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us for Open Floor, the ultimate dance party and dance club fair! Open Floor, co-hosted by the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and USC dance clubs, is an opportunity to learn about how you can get involved with dance at USC. Whether you’ve never danced before or have many years of experience, there’s something for you. There will be a LIVE DJ and FREE In-N-Out. See you there!

Wednesday, August 28

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Involvement Fair – Day 1
Trousdale Parkway
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The 2-day USC Involvement Fair connects you with over 1000 Student Organizations including social, recreational, academic, fraternities and sororities, political, religious, and service student-run clubs.

 

Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00 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! RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis. http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

 

Free HIV Testing at USC Cultural Centers
Student Union (STU) 202B
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, Latinx Chicanx Center for Advocacy and Student Affairs, and LGBT Resource Center) will be hosting AltaMed Health HIV Services to provide FREE rapid HIV testing for any student: all are welcome (feel free to stop by anytime during the 3 hours of testing), 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.

 

School of Architecture – New Student Scavenger Hunt
Watt Hall Courtyard
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Attention USC Architecture Students! Team up with other incoming first-year architecture students to participate in the Photo Scavenger Hunt. This is a great opportunity to get to know your campus and bond with your cohort, Class of 2024! Teams will be randomly selected, and there is a prize! RSVP by Monday, August 26, 2019 to Daphne Areta (dareta@usc.edu). *Only For New ARCH Majors

 

Late Night Involvement Fair
Trousdale Parkway
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Want to get involved on campus but are 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.

Thursday, August 29

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed.

Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Involvement Fair – Day 2
Trousdale Parkway
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The 2-day USC Involvement Fair connects you with over 1000 Student Organizations including social, recreational, academic, fraternities and sororities, political, religious, and service student-run clubs.

 

Open House – Office of Religious & Spiritual Life
University Religious Center (URC) Fishbowl
2:00 – 4:00 PM

Come and join us for some free ice- cream and activities! We will have ping pong, drum circle, and walk the labyrinth. Everyone is invited, come and go as you please!
Tour the University Religious Center and meet members and staff of religious, spiritual, and philosophical student groups.

 

Viterbi Impact Program (VIP) Info Sessions
Tutor Hall (RTH) 211
5:30 – 6:30 PM

Interested in volunteering? Come and learn about the Viterbi Impact Program (VIP). VIP participants play an important role in bringing engineering to the community as they work as partners with local schools and organizations.

 

USC Games All-Access Welcome
School of Cinematic Arts I (SCI) 201
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Welcome all students, returning and new, to the first event of the USC Games season. Discover more about the number one ranked Game Program in the country, and learn all about the exciting opportunities available to all! Including special presentations from USC Esports, and other Interactive Clubs… and of course, pizza!

 

LGBTQ+ First-year Advocacy Board (FAB) Meeting
LGBT Resource Center, Student Union (STU) 202C
7:00 – 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 will be free dinner! Email lgbt@usc.edu with any questions.

 

Paint Night
Ground Zero
8:00 – 10:00 PM

Come and join us for Paint Night! Unleash your inner artist.

Friday, August 30

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Trojan Scholars Society Open House
Doheny Library (DML) 240
4:00 – 6:00 PM

Trojan Scholars Society is the official student organization that provides academic, social and service events for USC merit scholars. Get a preview of exciting Fall TSS events. Mix and mingle with other scholars. Learn about our leadership board and how you can get involved with the scholarship community. Refreshments will be provided!

 

626 Night Market w/ APASS & LNSC
Meet us behind Leavey Library
8:00 – 10:30 PM

Join Asian Pacific American Students Services (APASS) and Late Night ‘SC for a trip to the 626 Night Market! The iconic Southern Californian event at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia features 300+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attraction.

Meet us behind Leavey Library!

 

Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Room 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!

Saturday, August 31

Student Affairs Tailgate
Pardee Lawn
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
community
Come join us for some free food and game at our Student Affairs Tailgate!

Week 2: September 2 through September 8

Monday, September 2

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!


Tuesday, September 3

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Study Abroad and Overseas Opportunities Info Session
Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) 132
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Want to study abroad, travel and learn about new cultures? Come find out more about the study abroad opportunities available at USC for engineering students as well as Summer Overseas, International Exchange, and many more options for creating an international experience! Click here for more information: Viterbi Overseas.


Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00 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! RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis. http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

 

Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) Info Sessions
Tutor Hall (RTH) 211
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

USC Viterbi School of Engineering students have the unique opportunity to compete in the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP). Grand Challenge Scholars drive their educational experiences towards discovering, exploring, and potentially solving one of the NAE Grand Challenges and earn recognition at graduation from USC and the National Academy of Engineering. Learn about the Grand Challenges Program at USC and how to apply at our upcoming info sessions.

 

Undergrad Student Government Open House #1
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 224
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Interested in serving the student body? The USC Undergraduate Student Government is looking for student leaders like you! Find our more about the 80+ open positions in each of our branches at our two office open houses during our main hiring season! Feel free to contact usg@usc.edu if you have any questions, visit our website at usg.usc.edu for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram at @uscusg!


Wednesday, September 4

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

USC School of Architecture – Student Organization Fair
Watt Hall (WAH) Courtyard
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Interested in joining a student organization within the School of Architecture? Learn more about our student organizations from members of American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMAs), Graduate Architecture Student Association , Student Association of Women Architects, and many more.


Thursday, September 5

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Viterbi Impact Program (VIP) Info Sessions
Tutor Hall (RTH) 211
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Interested in volunteering? Come and learn about the Viterbi Impact Program (VIP). VIP participants play an important role in bringing engineering to the community as they work as partners with local schools and organizations.

 

Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00 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! RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis. http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

 

Undergrad Student Government Open House #2
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 224
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Interested in serving the student body? The USC Undergraduate Student Government is looking for student leaders like you! Find our more about the 80+ open positions in each of our branches at our two office open houses during our main hiring season! Feel free to contact usg@usc.edu if you have any questions, visit our website at usg.usc.edu for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram at @uscusg!

 

Movie Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Room 227- Rosen Family Screening Theatre
8:00 – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for movie night! We’ll bring the snacks!


Friday, September 6

Undergraduate Law Education Walk-In Advising – No RSVP needed!
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 100
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Deepen your education by exploring the role that law plays in today’s world. Visit our student services adviser to learn more about USC Gould’s undergraduate law courses, new minor in legal studies and progressive degree program to earn a master’s degree in law. No RSVP is needed. Walk-ins welcome Aug. 26 – Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. If you are not able to attend walk-in hours please email undergraduate@law.usc.edu to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Room 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!


Saturday, September 7

No events yet — check back soon!


Sunday, September 8

No events yet — check back soon!

Week 3: September 9 through September 15

Monday, September 9

Hacking Your Way Through College Life: Surviving and Thriving
TCR 101/102- Trojan Conference Room in the Engemann Student Health Center (first floor)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
community
This is an interactive and fun discussion about how to go from surviving to thriving during college. Learn essential life skills and strategies from Student Health Center professionals.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
Student Health Center Trojan Conference Room (101)
4:50 PM – 6:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
International Residential College (IRC) IRC 1016/1017
4:50 PM – 6:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) Info Sessions
Tutor Hall (RTH) 211
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

USC Viterbi School of Engineering students have the unique opportunity to compete in the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP). Grand Challenge Scholars drive their educational experiences towards discovering, exploring, and potentially solving one of the NAE Grand Challenges and earn recognition at graduation from USC and the National Academy of Engineering. Learn about the Grand Challenges Program at USC and how to apply at our upcoming info sessions.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
Student Health Center Trojan Conference Room (101)
6:50 PM – 8:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
International Residential College (IRC) IRC 1016/1017
6:50 PM – 8:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Tuesday, September 10

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
McCarthy Honors Residential College UVF 1501
4:50 PM – 6:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
McCarthy Honors Residential College UVF 1501
6:50 PM – 8:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.


Wednesday, September 11

Undergraduate Law Information Session at USC Gould
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 130
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Interested in learning law? USC Gould School of Law offers various options to start exploring the legal field. Join the Office of Undergraduate Law for lunch to learn about the new minor in legal studies and how you can start working toward your master’s degree as an undergraduate in our Progressive Degree Program (PDP) Master of Studies in Law (MSL). To attend this event, RSVP at: http://bit.ly/LawUndergradLunch

 

Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00PM

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! RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis. http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

 

USC School of Architecture – Build Your Own Planner
Watt Hall (Lower Rosendin)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The add/drop deadline is fast approaching. Join us to create and design your own DIY Planner where you can add important Registration dates/deadlines, and your own personal appointments! Notebooks will be provided, but BYOR (Bring Your Own Ruler). Event is only open to new undergraduate architecture freshmen/transfers.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
Trojan Hall (TRO) Trojan Multi-Purpose Room
4:50 PM – 6:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Marshall FYE: Maximize your International Experience
Popovich Hall (JKP) Room 210
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Want to study or intern abroad? Join Marshall’s Office of International Programs representatives and Marshall students for a deeply engaging panel, as they detail how to take full advantage of international programs while abroad and afterward.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
Trojan Hall (TRO) Trojan Multi-Purpose Room
6:50 PM – 8:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.


Thursday, September 12

Undergraduate Law Information Session at USC Gould
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 130
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Interested in learning law? USC Gould School of Law offers various options to start exploring the legal field. Join the Office of Undergraduate Law for lunch to learn about the new minor in legal studies and how you can start working toward your master’s degree as an undergraduate in our Progressive Degree Program (PDP) Master of Studies in Law (MSL). To attend this event, RSVP at the link below:

RSVP: http://bit.ly/LawUndergradLunch

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
North Residential College(North) Harrison Senior Commons Main Room
4:50 PM – 6:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Trojans Respect Consent: A Workshop on Affirmative Consent
North Residential College(North) Harrison Senior Commons Main Room
6:50 PM – 8:45 PM
community
Trojans Respect Consent is a required 1.5 hour long workshop for all incoming freshmen students. The workshop will cover important topics such as affirmative consent and respect, and students will learn how to develop an assertive communication style. Students are required to sign up for one session. For more questions, you can email eschrsvp@usc.edu or call 213-740-4900.

 

Paint Night
Ground Zero
8:00 – 10:00 PM

Come and join us for Paint Night! Unleash your inner artist.


Friday, September 13

Undergraduate Law Information Session at USC Gould
Musick (Law) Building – LAW Room 101
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Interested in learning law? USC Gould School of Law offers various options to start exploring the legal field. Join the Office of Undergraduate Law for lunch to learn about the new minor in legal studies and how you can start working toward your master’s degree as an undergraduate in our Progressive Degree Program (PDP) Master of Studies in Law (MSL). To attend this event, RSVP at the link below:

RSVP: http://bit.ly/LawUndergradLunch

 

Application Deadline: First-Generation College Student Mentor Program
Student Union (STU) B1
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

USC Career Center is proud to offer the First-Generation College Student Mentor Program. This mentorship program provides exposure to the working world and focuses on professional and career development. Selected undergraduate students are paired with USC alumni who were also first-generation college students. For more information and to apply visit https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-mentor/firstgenprogram/

 

Securing an Internship
Student Union (STU) B3
1:00 PM – 3:00PM

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!

RSVP via the Events tab in connectSC to attend. Arrive early as check in is on a first-come, first-served basis.
http://careers.usc.edu/connectsc

 

Late Night ‘SC Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!

Saturday, September 14

Football Viewing Party
Tommy’s Place
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Come join the fun at Tommy’s Place! We will be holding a USC Football viewing party!

Sunday, September 15

Application Deadline: First-Generation College Student Mentor Program
Student Union (STU) B1
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

USC Career Center is proud to offer the First-Generation College Student Mentor Program. This mentorship program provides exposure to the working world and focuses on professional and career development. Selected undergraduate students are paired with USC alumni who were also first-generation college students. For more information and to apply visit https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-mentor/firstgenprogram/

Week 4: September 16 through September 22

Monday, September 16

No events yet — check back soon!


Tuesday, September 17

Marshall FYE: Performing Under Pressure
Fertitta Hall (JFF) Room 233
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Interested in learning what competitors and leaders do to prepare their minds for a challenge? Join us for a highly interactive session facilitated by Dr. Glenn Fox, head of the Performance Science Institute, who will share how you can use science to learn how to perform your best in any setting.


Wednesday, September 18

USC School of Architecture – Lego Competition
Watt Hall (Lower Rosendin)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Take a break from studio and bring out your inner kid! Join us for an afternoon of Lego building where you can enter your creative piece in our Lego competition. Rules will be given at the time of the event. Open only to new undergraduate architecture freshmen/transfers.

Thursday, September 19

No events yet — check back soon!


Friday, September 20

Late Night ‘SC Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!

Saturday, September 21

No events yet — check back soon!


Sunday, September 22

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Week 5: September 23 through September 29

Monday, September 23

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Tuesday, September 24

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Wednesday, September 25

USC School of Architecture – Wake Up with Yoga!
Watt Hall Grotto – South Lawn
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Start your morning off with a 30-minute yoga session led by fourth-year B.ARCH student, Polina Kulikova. In the middle of your hectic architecture schedule, she will guide you to peace and tranquility. Please bring your yoga mats and water. Open only to new undergraduate architecture freshmen/transfers.


Thursday, September 26

Fall Career Fair
Trousdale Parkway
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Looking for a job or internship? Attend the Fall Career Fair! Employers from a diverse array of industries will be on campus to meet and hire you. The fair is open to students from all class years and majors. Log in to connectSC to see which employers will be attending.

The Symplicity Jobs & Careers app allows you to take your job search on-the-go with smart features to easily connect with employers before, during, and after the career fair. Download the app or log in to connectSC to RSVP and view a complete listing of organizations attending the fair. Find the App Store or get it on Google play.

Get a jump on the competition – check out our calendar for a complete listing of workshops that will help you prepare for the fair, polish your resume, dress for success, and network like a pro.

Note that the Career Fair will be taking place outdoors (rain or shine!) on Trousdale Parkway. See you there!

Get more tips on how to prepare – https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/career-fairs-for-students/career-fair-for-students/


Friday, September 27

Late Night ‘SC Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!

Saturday, September 28

No events yet — check back soon!


Sunday, September 29

No events yet — check back soon!

Week 6: September 30 through October 6

Monday, September 30

No events yet — check back soon!


Tuesday, October 1

No events yet — check back soon!


Wednesday, October 2

i3 – Investigate Industries and Internships: Consulting
Student Union (STU) B3
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Wondering what you can do with your major? Looking for an internship? Interested in learning more about what working in certain industries is like? This event is for you!

Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for undergraduate students who are exploring various career options, eager to hear professional journeys, and looking for internship opportunities to help determine what path to take. At an i3 event, you can learn how employers broke into their respective industries, hear about what it is actually like to work in the field, and network with them to let them know what makes you a great intern. All participating employers offer paid internships for fall, spring, or summer semesters, so this is your chance to learn more about their company and make a great impression.

View the complete event details here – https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/career-fairs-for-students/i3/

RSVPs are requested for this event. Log in to connectSC, search for the event under “Events” and click “RSVP.”

Please contact us at (213) 740-9105 if you have any questions. If you are a part of a student organization that would like to see a certain industry represented, please email Gina Ibrahim at gibrahim@usc.edu.

 

USC School of Architecture – Healthy Snacks on a Budget
Location TBD!
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Are you always on the run and snacking on junk food? Looking for healthy alternatives to those Flaming Hot Cheetos? Join your academic advisors for tips on how to choose healthier snack options on a budget. We will provide you with nutritional information from USC Dining Services while we snack on healthy food. Open only to new undergraduate architecture freshmen/transfers.

 

 

i3 – Investigate Industries and Internships: Finance
Student Union (STU) B3
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Wondering what you can do with your major? Looking for an internship? Interested in learning more about what working in certain industries is like? This event is for you!

Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for undergraduate students who are exploring various career options, eager to hear professional journeys, and looking for internship opportunities to help determine what path to take. At an i3 event, you can learn how employers broke into their respective industries, hear about what it is actually like to work in the field, and network with them to let them know what makes you a great intern. All participating employers offer paid internships for fall, spring, or summer semesters, so this is your chance to learn more about their company and make a great impression.

View the complete event details here – https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/career-fairs-for-students/i3/

RSVPs are requested for this event. Log in to connectSC, search for the event under “Events” and click “RSVP.”

Please contact us at (213) 740-9105 if you have any questions. If you are a part of a student organization that would like to see a certain industry represented, please email Gina Ibrahim at gibrahim@usc.edu.

 

Marshall FYE: Marshall Alumni Panel – Preparing for Career Success
Fertitta Hall (JFF) Room 233
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

What careers can you pursue with a business degree? From entrepreneurship to technology, the possibilities are endless! Hear from and get the opportunity to network with recent USC Marshall Alumni representing various business industries. They will discuss how they maximized their undergraduate experiences and involvement to advance their career pursuits.


Thursday, October 3

i3 – Investigate Industries and Internships: Technology
Student Union (STU) B3
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Wondering what you can do with your major? Looking for an internship? Interested in learning more about what working in certain industries is like? This event is for you!

Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for undergraduate students who are exploring various career options, eager to hear professional journeys, and looking for internship opportunities to help determine what path to take. At an i3 event, you can learn how employers broke into their respective industries, hear about what it is actually like to work in the field, and network with them to let them know what makes you a great intern. All participating employers offer paid internships for fall, spring, or summer semesters, so this is your chance to learn more about their company and make a great impression.

View the complete event details here – https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/career-fairs-for-students/i3/

RSVPs are requested for this event. Log in to connectSC, search for the event under “Events” and click “RSVP.”

Please contact us at (213) 740-9105 if you have any questions. If you are a part of a student organization that would like to see a certain industry represented, please email Gina Ibrahim at gibrahim@usc.edu.


i3 – Investigate Industries and Internships: Business and Economics
Student Union (STU) B3
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Wondering what you can do with your major? Looking for an internship? Interested in learning more about what working in certain industries is like? This event is for you!

Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for undergraduate students who are exploring various career options, eager to hear professional journeys, and looking for internship opportunities to help determine what path to take. At an i3 event, you can learn how employers broke into their respective industries, hear about what it is actually like to work in the field, and network with them to let them know what makes you a great intern. All participating employers offer paid internships for fall, spring, or summer semesters, so this is your chance to learn more about their company and make a great impression.

View the complete event details here – https://careers.usc.edu/students/find-a-job/career-fairs-for-students/i3/

RSVPs are requested for this event. Log in to connectSC, search for the event under “Events” and click “RSVP.”

Please contact us at (213) 740-9105 if you have any questions. If you are a part of a student organization that would like to see a certain industry represented, please email Gina Ibrahim at gibrahim@usc.edu.


Friday, October 4

Late Night ‘SC Game Night
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 352 – Franklin Room
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Come and join us for Game Night! Make some new friends and enjoy some snacks!

Saturday, October 5

No events yet — check back soon!


Sunday, October 6

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