University Priorities

University Priorities

The university has identified our most immediate priorities, based on our greatest needs and reflecting the areas where we can have the greatest positive impact on the world. The support of alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations makes a real difference to the university, but more importantly, to the lives of the people we serve. Below, you’ll find several areas where your philanthropic support can advance our most critical priorities.

Scholarships and Student Support: Increasing financial support for USC students at all levels and reducing their debt burden is essential to expanding access and opportunity.

Faculty and ResearchThe university’s faculty are pursuing advances in every field and quickly bringing their research innovations to those who need them most.

Health: USC is leading the charge in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease with greater precision and compassion.

Social JusticeUSC has an important role in addressing inequities in education, healthcare, housing, food security and more.

Sustainability: USC experts are finding new ways to reduce carbon, water, and waste footprints at USC and in the world.