News & Announcements

Veteran’s Day Event Planned

USC is planning a Veteran’s Day event to honor and remember veterans who have served their country on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 12 p.m. President Carol L. Folt is leading the celebration, which will feature remarks from other members of the USC community and honor the Centennial of the Interment of the Unknown Solider from…

Sexual Harassment in Education Conference Planned

The UC Berkeley School of Law is hosting a two-day conference on Sexual Harassment in Education on Thursday, October 28, and Friday, October 29 online and open to interested parties. The conference is billed as a U.S. and global examination of harassment at college campuses and will include keynotes, panels, workshops and role-playing simulations with…

Events to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence Planned

As part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Student Health’s Relationship Violence Prevention and Services is planning several events to raise awareness of domestic violence and intimate partner violence. Event topics include healthcare for domestic violence survivors, looking for signs of abuse, and healthy LGBTQ+ relationships, among others. For a complete list of events and…

Bisexual Health Trainings Offered by Keck

Keck Medicine of USC is offering two virtual Bisexual Health training sessions to all staff as part of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on September 23. The bisexual+ population is the ​single largest group within the LGBTQ community, but it experiences the highest rates of health disparities. Attendees of the Zoom sessions will learn how bi erasure…

USC Latinx Heritage Month Begins Sept. 15

Latinx Heritage Month at USC kicks off on September 15 at 12 p.m. with a virtual welcome event hosted by USC President Carol L. Folt and featuring students, staff, faculty and alumni. The event is just one of multiple events that will be taking place throughout the month. Check out the calendar of events for…

EEO-TIX Office Open for Visitors

The Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX is once again open to the public during regular business hours. The EEO-TIX Office is located on the Second Floor of CUB and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Walk-ins and visitors are welcome. Please ensure you are wearing a mask. Additionally, for the safety of…

Gender Identity Accommodations Available to Students and Staff

USC is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all community members.  As part of the Trojan Check process that we are using to return to campus, individuals may be asked to confirm their identity. If you are a student who needs gender-identity accommodations, you can request them through the jotform on the LGBTQ+SC website, which…

NASEM Summit to Prevent Harassment Open to Public

The Third Annual Public Summit on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) is open to the public for the first time ever this year as a virtual event. NASEM’s Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education creates an active space for leaders from academic and research and training institutions. USC…

Changes recommended for Department of Public Safety

The University’s Department of Public Safety Community Advisory Board (CAB) recently published a report that recommends an array of changes for the Department of Public Safety that are geared toward making safety more equitable for the entire USC community and visitors.  The recommendations include changing protocols about how nonviolent incidents are handled and establishing an independent review…

Federal Agencies Step Up Response to Harassment Violations

EEO-TIX applauds the recent news that 75 principal investigators have been removed from grants due to sexual harassment and other hostile workplace violations in the last three years by the National Institutes of Health. The National Academy of Sciences also reported that it removed two members due to sexual misconduct during the same timeframe. Both agencies had not…