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:
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
From day one of distribution to today, Trojans have been delivering vaccines to hard-hit communities, volunteering at mega-sites and ensuring that hundreds of thousands of shots get into arms.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
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