USC Celebrates 50 Years of Title IX

USC is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the historic federal legislation that helped ensure gender equity in education—including higher education—throughout the United States. To mark this historic moment, the University has created a new website, Title IX: 50 Years of Progress, which shares information about Title IX, its impact at USC and the…

USC to Commemorate Juneteenth

USC will hold a virtual commemoration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20 at 12 p.m. that will be hosted by President Carol L. Folt and feature faculty, staff and students. The event will reflect on the holiday’s impact on the Trojan community and celebrate the triumphs of Black Americans. You can register for the event…

USC to Celebrate Pride Month

Pride Month at USC is kicking off on Tuesday, June 1 at 12 pm with a virtual event hosted by President Carol L. Folt along with other University leaders, faculty, staff, and students. The event will kick off a month of celebrations and other events at USC, which you can view here. You can also…

EEO-TIX hosting informational session as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

USC’s Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX (EEO-TIX) is hosting an informational session, as a part of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, that outlines the reporting and support options for anyone who seeks our services. The virtual session What Are the Options for Reporting and Support will be held on Wednesday, April 27…

“Sexual Citizens” event headlines Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The University will be hosting a special public discussion event framed around the concept of “sexual citizens” as part of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event Sexual Citizens will be held on April 28, in Doheny Memorial Library, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. and is presented by the Academic Senate, the Office of the Provost, the…

USC Student Health earns top honor

USC Student Health, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has received an evaluation of 100 and the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), a prominent survey of healthcare facilities that measures policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of…

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Kicks Off April 1

President Carol L. Folt is leading a special kickoff event for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, April 1 at 12 p.m. at Hahn Plaza. The event will feature special remarks, energetic performances, along with a henna station and lantern making. Additional events celebrating the month can be viewed here.

USC Stands with LGBTQIA+ Community

USC President Carol L. Folt issued a statement of support and commitment to the LGBTQIA+ community, which has been under legislative attack in other states within the country as of late. “More than 200 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills have already been introduced this year,” Folt said in her statement to the campus community. “Many of these proposals…

EEO-TIX Office Relocation Delayed Temporarily

The planned office move for the Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX has been temporarily delayed by construction issues. The office was due to open after the Spring Break recess in its new home in King Hall but the delay will likely mean a late Spring move-in instead. The current office remains open…

University offers support for situation in Ukraine

The University has issued a letter of support and solidarity that provides multiple resources available to students and staff who seek information and support about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The University has conducted outreach to affected students, faculty, and staff, and reached out more broadly to members of the campus community who have ties…