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:
An air sampling method created by USC Viterbi researchers to measure air quality has been adopted by the Department of Homeland Security to better understand COVID-19's spread.Read More
From growing plants and crafting to meeting with book clubs and playing board games, USC students flexed their creativity while creating online communities.Read More
See USC health professionals help roll out one of the country's largest COVID-19 responses.Read More
Pandemic misery index reveals far-reaching impact of COVID-19 on American lives, especially on Blacks and Latinos
The USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research's index of "pandemic misery" found that 80% of U.S. adults experienced at least one serious economic, psychological or health hardship between April 2020 and March 2021.Read More
USC researchers find that monitoring wastewater at the building level provide useful insights.Read More
A group of 24 public health and social work grad students are assisting the county with its pandemic-centric needs and gaining real-world experience in the process.Read More
A USC study reveals how therapies targeting a molecular chaperone called GRP78 might offer protection against COVID-19 and future coronaviruses.Read More
Though it may seem like a global pandemic and the genocide of a people have very little in common, the long-lingering effects of trauma on survivors are similar.Read More
Each year, USC Price students work with local organizations on persistent issues that plague urban neighborhoods -- and due to COVID-19, those issues have escalated dramatically.Read More
Darby Saxbe, founder of the Center for the Changing Family at USC Dornsife, shares why the era of COVID-19 is the perfect time to focus on families, stress and health.Read More
Students, faculty and staff who are fully vaccinated are no longer be required to participate in surveillance testing to access campus or take part in on-campus activities.Read More
Smartphone support and health advice helped seniors and USC students from seven health-related disciplines get through the pandemic.Read More
Throughout a year of stress and anxiety, Keck Medicine of USC front-line caregivers found guidance and respite via significantly expanded support programs.Read More
The pandemic kept kids home from school and upended the workplace, placing Americans who care for aging family members under even more pressure.Read More
Abigail Palmer Molina, doctoral student at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, studies the issues Latina parents are facing during the pandemic.Read More
It's not easy for people experiencing homelessness to find their way to a vaccination site. That's why the Street Medicine team is focused on bringing the vaccines to them.Read More
New habits developed during lockdown are likely to continue, a USC study finds, which means less driving to work or medical appointments. That said, access to these opportunities still varies by race and income.Read More
Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff at USC urge their fellow Trojans to listen, acknowledge the pain inflicted by racism and help fight back.Read More
Trust the science. Follow the data. Keck Medicine of USC confronts the coronavirus pandemic with strategies centered on rigorous research.Read More
USC Athletics has reached its goal of $300 million for the Heritage Initiative — the most ambitious fundraising effort in the department’s history.Read More
The historic gift naming the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is an investment in the school’s future and the profession on a global level.Read More