Here are four ways you can help now.
USC Student Basic Needs Fund
Help students with expenses related to housing, food security, job loss and other hardships caused by COVID-19.
Keck Medicine of USC COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
Support the courageous professionals playing a crucial role on the front lines of this health crisis.
USC Community Outreach Fund
USC’s neighbors need our help accessing education, food and health services, now more than ever.
USC Employee Support Fund
Help the USC faculty and staff members who are facing unanticipated expenses at this time.
If you are interested in helping us in another way, email us.
Here are some ways Trojans are working to make life better — in Los Angeles and beyond:
Social distancing requirements limit graduates to no more than two guests who are California residents; graduates must register by April 15 to participate.Read More
The pandemic has led to a massive 20% increase in parental loss compared to a typical year, USC research shows.Read More
The easy-to-use tests showed promise in comparison with the "gold standard" PCR test, a USC study finds, which could make them a valuable tool as schools reopen.Read More
The USC study of California death certificates shows foreign-born Latino adults face a significantly higher risk of dying from COVID than U.S.-born men and women who are not Hispanic.Read More
Keck Medicine of USC experts address how traumatic occurrences affect us even more in the age of COVID-19, along with how people can cope with increased anxiety and fear.Read More
As the pandemic began to threaten people's lives and their livelihoods, USC's Neighborhood Academic Initiative staff stepped in to help.Read More
The Trojan Pandemic Research Initiative will follow 8,000 people over a year to better understand attitudes and behaviors related to COVID-19 and the vaccine.Read More
While film productions paused and movie theaters shuttered entirely, streaming services grew by leaps and bounds. USC experts examine what this means for all things entertainment.Read More
The associate dean for community initiatives at the Keck School of Medicine of USC recently shared local vaccination strategies with national leaders in the hope of potentially implementing them across the country.Read More
USC experts discuss how COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the Black community connects to a long history of upending Black families in America, from slavery to incarceration.Read More
As pandemic statistics shift and students trickle back to campus, they can't miss the new social health campaign created by USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy scholars.Read More
‘It was just the right thing to do’: USC geriatrics physician brings vaccines to the most vulnerable
Laura Mosqueda knows that many of her older patients can't make the trek to mass vaccination sites. That's why she's administering at-home COVID-19 vaccines.Read More
What were once tears of disappointment have become tears of gratitude as COVID-19 vaccine stockpiles finally begin to swell. USC's student pharmacists describe how it feels to help restore much-needed optimism.Read More
USC's student clubs find innovative ways to explore the wilderness, practice sign language, work out together and much more during the pandemic.Read More
The pandemic has forced many to increasingly rely on machines. According to USC research, it's also led people to like them a little more.Read More
USC experts discuss the recent murders in Atlanta, a surge in violence against people of Asian descent throughout America and what can be done about it.Read More
As vaccinations increase, many Americans are starting to wonder when the pandemic will "end." David Sloane of USC Price provides historical insight by comparing and contrasting our COVID response with the 1918 outbreak.Read More
A series of ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students is being planned at the Coliseum from May 14-25.Read More
They span from passionate future physicians to first-gen students who translated for Spanish-speaking patients. Hear from some of the Trojans who jumped into the race against COVID-19.Read More
Alumnus Manoj Gopalkrishnan and his research team have developed an algorithm that would allow several tests to be screened at the same time. It could dramatically change COVID testing procedures.
Keck Medicine experts explain the preventive steps people with diabetes can take to protect their health if they get COVID-19.Read More
Enrollment is available to those who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last seven days and who have symptoms but do not require hospitalization.Read More
Researchers find evidence of pandemic fatigue; younger and older adults resumed risky social behaviors as COVID-19 progressed
USC study also reveals differences in preventive behavior based on gender, race, education, state of residence, health condition and trusted news source.Read More
Multidisciplinary team of researchers to measure health safety climate for COVID-19 control in diverse communities
The goal is to develop a tool to influence behavior and slow the spread of virus transmission.Read More
USC researchers have catalogued mental and physical issues that have been exacerbated by the pandemic.Read More
The grants went to local nonprofits and programs focused on food and housing insecurity and remote learning.Read More
Keck researchers aim to enroll 500 participants in phase 3 of the clinical trial of the experimental vaccine AZD1222.Read More
Keck researchers aim to enroll 500 participants in phase 3 of the clinical trial of the experimental vaccine AZD1222.
USC Viterbi researchers answer questions about their unique modeling tool and share advice for future forecasters.
Knowing which symptoms appear first will help doctors identify COVID-19 patients sooner and make better treatment decisions.Read More