Where to Get Help
In case of sexual assault on a studentfor confidential counseling and advocacy call the Center for Women and Men, 213-740-4900, available 24/7/365.
Anonymous reportingYou can report suspicious or criminal activity in any of these anonymous ways: through the Trojans Care for Trojans program by text to 274637 (start the message with TC4T followed by a space) or this website, or through the smart phone app TipSubmit, or online through USC's Silent Witness program
Child AbuseTo report suspected child abuse of, or by, a person associated with USC, of if there is a crime in progress on or near campus, call the DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321.
In addition, if you suspect child abuse, also call LAPD or the Child Protection Hotline: (800) 540-4000. (If you are outside the City of Los Angeles, call local law enforcement.) If you are a mandated reporter under state law, this report is legally required.
If you have general concerns about possible abuse of a minor, you may also contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, 213-740-5086.
Sexual assaultFor a crime in progress on or near campus, call the DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321. You may also call LAPD.
In case of sexual assault on a student, for confidential counseling and advocacy call the Center for Women and Men, 213-740-4900.
In case of sexual assault on a staff or faculty member, call the Office of Equity and Diversity (213) 740-5086.
For confidential off-campus treatment or counseling, call the Rape Treatment Center,(310) 319-4000.
Harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliationFor questions or concerns, or to make complaints, call the Office of Equity and Diversity 213-740-5086.
Title IX and Age DiscriminationComplaints can be made to Jody Shipper, Director, Equity & Diversity, USC Credit Union Bldg. (213) 740-5086
Danger to self or othersFor a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321 .
If you are concerned that a student may be a danger to self or others, call the Student Counseling Service (213) 740-7711, or use the Trojans Care for Trojans (TC4T) website click here.
If you are concerned that an employee is a danger to self or others, call the Center for Work and Family Life (213) 821-0800
Violence in the workplaceFor a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321 .
If there is no immediate threat, call the office of Equity and Diversity at (213) 740-5086.
NCAA rules issuesFor concerns, call (213) 821 4290.
Compliance, accounting, and audit issues, or misappropriation of university assetsThe Hotline is (213) 740-2500.
Elder abuse, domestic violence, or injury by firearmSee the policy on Mandated Reports at www.usc.edu/policies
Counseling and consultationFor faculty and staff, the Center for Work and Family Life provides confidential services. Call (213) 821-0800 or click here. For students, the Student Counseling Service provides confidential service. Call (213) 740-7711
EarthquakesFor an earthquake map, click here
For emergency preparedness informationClick here
- If the emergency constitutes serious illness or injury, go to the nearest medical facility.
- If the emergency constitutes a threat to one's personal safety (e.g. civil unrest, acts of terror, war, natural disaster, etc.), consult local authorities and/or the U.S. Embassy.
- When out of immediate danger, if additional emergency assistance is needed from USC, call the Travel Emergency Hotline. Collect calls will be accepted. The hotline is available 24/7/365. USC Travel Emergency Hotline: 213-821-1042
Other local and USC resourcesClick here
For matters not addressed hereStudents should look at SCampus to determine the appropriate office in the Student Affairs division. Faculty should consult the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs or the President of the Academic Senate. Staff should inquire of the University Director of Human Resources.
Crime in ProgressFor a crime in progress on or near campus, or if a member of our community is in immediate danger, call the Department of Public Safety’s DPS Emergency Line, (213) 740-4321 , available 24/7/365.