June 2, 2014

Campus Resources

Academic Resources

  • USC Libraries
  • Academic Counseling Services: ACS gives undergraduate students an opportunity to meet with an academic advisor in order to address the challenges they face and to use strategies and campus resources wisely to achieve their educational goals and succeed in their undergraduate careers.
  • USC American Language Institute:  ALI offers English language courses and other (often free!) resources for non-native English-speaking students who want to improve their academic and professional English writing and oral skills
  • The Language CenterThis space allows for non-English speakers and English speakers to learn from one another’s cultures and their respective languages, and further assists individuals whose coursework deals with international affairs and global development.


  • Dornsife Tutoring: Visit here for access to tutoring appointments for select classes. 
  • Dornsife Math Center: For students who are struggling with math, the Dornsife Math Center provides a space where they can receive help with homework and have access to one-on-one assistance with studying for certain math classes from graduate students and assistants.
  • Dornsife Supplemental InstructionThis service is offered for students who need extra help with lecture material, homework, and exam preparation. The SI sessions are led by undergrad students who have already passed the courses and have personal connections to the material and are able to help their peers in an effective manner.
  • Dornsife Writing CenterUndergraduate students can have one-on-one and/or small group workshops in order to improve their writing. They work with graduate students on how to better their papers and their writing styles to create well-written papers.


  • Marshall Academic Resources: The services offered by the Marshall School of Business are additional supports to give students space where they can understand difficult ideas and gain familiarity with tough course material.


  • Viterbi Learning ProgramVLP offers students a space to come to get help with homework and studying, including tutoring in order to create better study habits so they can succeed in their classes.

Mental Health and Disability Support Services

  • USC Counseling and Mental Health: Student Counseling Services provide quality treatment to cater to the needs of individual students by giving short-term therapy to address mental health issues that can arise at the university level.
  • Office of Student Accessibility Services:  OSAS offers its services and support to students who may have a tough time navigating academics because of their disabilities by providing accommodations and helping their students strive for self-advocacy.
  • Lifestyle Redesign for College Students: This program helps students set realistic life and health goals, with the help of occupational therapists on multiple issues ranging from depression to obesity to chronic pain.
  • Campus Support & Intervention: Assists students, faculty, and staff in resolving complex issues adversely affecting their success. For students the issues could be personal, financial, and academic.

  • Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Services (RSVP: Free and confidential therapy services, workshops, and training for situations related to gender- and power-based harm (including sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking).

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 988 (calls and text messages): Provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Crisis Text Hotline: Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text. Here’s how it works:
    1. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
    2. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
    3. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment

Health and Wellness

Career Services

Reporting and Safety Resources 

Student Engagement

Cultural Centers