1/25 Update on Student Conduct Process

January 25, 2022 Dear students, I am so pleased to welcome you to campus this spring, and I am confident that this will be an exciting semester full of wonderful new opportunities. When students are admitted to the University, they also accept the rights and responsibilities that come with membership in the USC Community. As…

1/21 – For Faculty: In-Person Learning and Continuity of Education

January 21, 2022 Dear Colleagues, I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of our policy of providing students with “continuity of education” as we continue to navigate the ongoing realities of COVID-19. On Monday, we return to campus for in-person instruction with the expectation that student attendance will fluctuate, either because of illness…

1/21 – For Students: In-Person Learning and Continuity of Education

January 21, 2022 Dear Students, On Monday, we return to campus for in-person instruction while continuing to navigate the ongoing realities of COVID-19. We have instituted a host of measures intended to protect our community, but we still anticipate feeling the impact of the pandemic through temporary disruptions in attendance and class participation. As such,…

1/21- In-Person Learning- Monday, January 24

Dear Trojan Community, We are pleased to confirm that USC will resume in-person learning as planned on Monday, January 24. Between 70 to 80 percent of our students already have returned to their USC housing, both on and off campus. We are grateful to our faculty and staff who have been working hard to keep…

1/19- Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Non-boosted Students

DT:     January 19, 2022 TO:     USC Students FR:      Monique S. Allard, Ed.D.           Interim Vice President, Student Affairs Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health           Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:     Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Non-boosted Students As announced in previous messages, boosters for the COVID-19 vaccines are now required for all…

1/19- Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for (Non-boosted) Faculty and Staff

DT:      January 19, 2022 TO:      USC Faculty and University Staff FR:       Felicia A. Washington             Senior Vice President, Human Resources Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health             Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC RE:       Updated COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Faculty and Staff In…

1/18- Working Group on IFC Culture, Prevention, and Accountability Update

Dear USC Community,  I am writing to provide an update on actions needed to resume Interfraternity Council (IFC) social activities. In the Fall, the Working Group on IFC Culture, Prevention, and Accountability was established and charged with: Looking at long-term strategies for improving the culture, enhancing accountability, and addressing systemic challenges within IFC chapters.  Developing short-term guidelines…

1/18- Important Title IX and OCR Resolution Agreement Updates

Dear USC Community, I write to update you on several important matters related to Title IX and the University’s commitment to maintaining an environment free from discrimination and harassment. Below, please find updates in the following areas:  Notice of Non-DiscriminationPolicy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and RetaliationCentralized Reporting DirectiveUpcoming Supervisor File ReviewNext Steps Notice of Non-Discrimination…

1/12 – Interim DPS Organizational Leadership

To:                  USC Community From:             Erroll G. Southers Associate Senior Vice President, Safety and Risk Assurance Date:               January 12, 2022 Subject:          Interim DPS Organizational Leadership As the spring semester begins, I am pleased to announce the following interim Department of Public Safety (DPS) organizational changes, effective on Thursday, January 13. As previously announced, John…