Welcome Week 2017

The Welcome Week schedule is constantly being updated! Click on each day to see what events are happening. Keep checking here for all the latest information.

Thursday, January 5

Discover the USC Libraries

Meet in the Doheny Memorial Library (DML) Foyer 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

Explore the USC Libraries on a guided walking tour featuring an overview of the spaces, research assistance and specialized collections at USC. This tour is designed for guests and family members after you help your student move-in and is capped at 40 attendees.


Move-In Day Parent Letter Writing

Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) 302 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

USC Parent Programs welcomes you with the opportunity to write a letter to your student which will be delivered to the second week of classes. USC Parent Programs will provide stationary and a standard envelope for families to write letters to their student. Make sure to bring your student’s new USC address!


Spring in to SC!

McCarthy Quad 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join the USC Office for Residential Education and the Division of Student Affairs for a Welcome Event featuring the In-N-Out truck, the Tapingo truck, a DJ and the Trojan Marching Band! Several student affairs offices will be there to welcome you with information and giveaways. After dinner, head over the Galen Center to cheer on the Men’s Basketball team as they take on Stanford!


Men’s Basketball vs. Stanford

Galen Center 8:00 PM

After the welcome dinner, walk over to the Galen Center and cheer on the Trojans! Parents and guests can purchase discounted tickets here.

Friday, January 6

New Student Convocation

Bovard Auditorium 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Your student’s entry into the Trojan family begins with this annual address to all new students. This traditional event features a welcome from the Vice Provost of Student Affairs, remarks by President C.L. Max Nikias and greetings from each academic dean. To RSVP, visit usc.edu/esvp (code: SNSC17)


Welcome Reception

Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Meet the Dean of your student’s academic school and mingle with fellow new Trojan families at the Welcome Reception.