Student Health Services

Please see the Health and Safety FAQs for health-related guidance, including information about COVID-19 symptoms and what to do if you are sick. USC provides numerous mental health, well-being and support resources for students. Students can call with care questions 24/7; dial 213-740-9355 (WELL).

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to impact our student community, we want to assure you that USC Student Health will continue to provide care during this time.

Student Health Announces “Pop Testing” for COVID-19

USC Student Health is conducting population testing (“Pop. Testing”) of COVID-19 with an external company (Color). The ongoing testing is part of the university’s overall testing strategy to identify, isolate, contact trace and contain new infections. See the FAQs for additional details. Note: USC Student Health is accepting standby walk-ups for Pop Testing.

Fall 2020 Student Health Requirements

See the fall 2020 health requirements for students currently residing in California, students currently residing outside of California but within the United States, and students currently residing outside the United States.

View additional details about the charges for the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) that will be reflected in your fall 2020 tuition statement. 

COVID-19 Testing

There are no individual payment costs for COVID-19 testing. Tests may be conducted for clinical diagnosis (your health provider would do a screening and potentially recommend PCR nasal swab testing) or public health purposes (PCR nasal swab or blood test for antibodies).

Questions about Telehealth?

Dr. Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer and Associate Vice Provost for Campus Health, and Dr. Broderick Leaks, Director of Counseling and Mental Health Services, conduct a question and answer session about accessing care and staying well in the era of social distancing.

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