Dear USC Rossier Faculty, Staff and Students, Welcome all of you to the 2017–18 academic year! To our students: Whether you are beginning a new path or continuing your studies, I want to offer you the encouragement and resources that you need to complete your journey to becoming a transformative educator, counselor, researcher or adviser. To our faculty: I extend my support and appreciation to you, too, for the depth and breadth of your ongoing contributions, not only as teachers and researchers, but also as active and critical voices in the public square. And to our staff: You operate on a twelve-month calendar, and itRead More →

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm USC Graduate Student First Generation Professionals Fall Mixer Come meet fellow First-Gen members of the Trojan Family! In addition to the meet-and-greet, we will briefly talk about the theoretical pillars of the program, available resources, strategies for success and best ways to handle the unique challenges First-Gen graduate students face. Amy King Dundon-Berchtold University Club Patio We look forward to seeing you! Questions?  Email FGP@law.usc.eduRead More →

The AERA GSC is happy to announce that the “Behind the curtain: Inside insights in writing a high-quality AERA proposal” webinar that took place on June 28th is now available for streaming. In addition, we have included the resources that were shared during the webinar. See here for the recording of the webinar. The GSC encourages you to submit a proposal to the 2018 AERA convention and allow this recorded webinar to assist you in that process. Also, should you wish to collaborate to compose a proposal for the 2018 AERA convention, please add your name and contact information here. This is a self-managed list,Read More →

All new USC students must complete the university’s online education modules (campus safety, sexual harassment prevention, and alcohol abuse prevention).  New graduate students must complete the campus safety and sexual harassment prevention courses (except students in online programs, who only complete the sexual harassment prevention course).  New undergraduate must complete all three courses.  The completion deadline is October 3, 2017.  Students who do not complete the courses will not be allowed to register for Spring 2018 courses.  More information about the course requirement is available at   Login to the student portal ( to view your course requirements.  Students can launch the courses fromRead More →

Summer2017-GSGUpdate-Policies GSG provides a number of opportunities including travel grants, discounted U-pass, childcare subsidies, emergency funding for undocumented and international students, and other programs and events. Check out their flyer above.Read More →