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:
Make it easy to schedule appointments. Ensure the process is fair and transparent. USC experts lay out a plan to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible.Read More
COVID-19 exposed deep social and economic vulnerabilities in L.A. County, according to a report co-authored by USC researchers -- and there's no better time than now to correct them.Read More
USC Student Health will be opening vaccination appointments to faculty, emeriti, students and staff who are 65 and older.Read More
Though a large majority of Americans believe wearing a mask provides protection from COVID-19, USC research finds that many -- including 3 in 10 Angelenos -- still don't wear them in high-risk situations.Read More
USC School of Pharmacy students rush to volunteer at L.A. County clinics, helping to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in hard-hit communities.Read More
Americans' life expectancy at birth is projected to shorten by 1.13 years, the largest single-year decline in at least four decades, according to USC researchers.Read More
Countering misinformation, leaning on community leaders, using the proper terminology. USC experts explain why all this and more is needed to slow the spread of COVID-19.Read More
After vaccinating thousands of people on the Health Sciences Campus, the university now turns to at-risk students, faculty and staff on its other campus.Read More
Trojans are urging members of the university community who've already been infected with the novel coronavirus to donate plasma.Read More
USC research offers possible explanations as to why older adults and people with metabolic dysfunction have more severe responses to the coronavirus than other individuals.Read More
Some 2,500 doses of extremely cold vaccines arrive to the sound of applause and The Spirit of Troy.Read More
Two Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss the storage and prioritization of roughly 2,500 doses of groundbreaking vaccine.Read More
USC junior Danika Banh created the Music Inspiring Community club to bring regular lessons to underserved elementary school classrooms.Read More
Following CDC and state health guidelines, COVID-19 vaccinations at USC are first going to health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic.Read More
Etienne Gara, artist-in-residence at USC Dornsife's Brain and Creativity Institute, has been staging outdoor classical music concerts for field workers all across California.Read More
Two USC students collaborate on a social-distanced solution to the complicated logistics of lighting menorah candles together during a pandemic.Read More
On-demand and live online classes come right to students, faculty and staff, even during winter break. Choose from yoga, cardio and more, all at a deep discount.Read More
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